Locals brew up for rescue charity

Locals brew up for rescue charity

By Michelle Crean Up to 100 dug deep and donated to charity on Friday morning last week at a coffee morning in the town. All in aid of Kerry Mountain Rescue, the event was organised by Permanent TSB, with goodies supplied on the day by Reidy’s and the Continental...
Minister Griffin pays a visit to Loreto NS

Minister Griffin pays a visit to Loreto NS

Minister Brendan Griffin paid a visit to Loreto National School on Friday last to speak with the pupils about his life in the Dáil – and to advise them on their upcoming entry in the Junior Entrepreneur competition. Minister Griffin received a warm welcome and...
Local girl wins Book of Kells competition

Local girl wins Book of Kells competition

By Michelle Crean A creative local girl is thrilled after her outstanding creative talents won first prize at the Trinity College Dublin Book of Kells Creative Competition. 12 year-old Anna Dunlea, who attends Fossa National School, won the primary school section –...
Free smartphone classes in Killarney

Free smartphone classes in Killarney

By Michelle Crean One Killarney phone store is planning to assist their customers by helping them to get device smart next week. Three Ireland, based on High Street, will host 3Assist classes in store next Wednesday, February 20, and again on March 20 – aiding...
Local pharmacy steps 163 years back in time

Local pharmacy steps 163 years back in time

By Michelle Crean One local business has stepped 163 years back in time this week – by digging out some very old antiques to put on public display. Sewell’s Pharmacy on High St, Ireland’s oldest family run pharmaceutical business, has added a very unique look to their...
Buckley makes Forbes ’30 under 30′ list

Buckley makes Forbes ’30 under 30′ list

Killarney’s Jessie Buckley has been included on this year’s Forbes ’30 under 30′ list – a list of the world’s leading young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. The 29 year-old has been recognised in the Entertainment category for her performance...
Tough Lakers run-in begins with visit of Dublin Lions

Tough Lakers run-in begins with visit of Dublin Lions

National League: Div 1 Scotts Lakers v Dublin Lions Today at 7.30pm Killarney Sports Centre We’ve reached the business end of the basketball calendar and with just five regular season games remaining, the Scotts Lakers are within touching distance of securing a spot...
Crokes are used to being the bad guys

Crokes are used to being the bad guys

All-Ireland Senior Club Semi-Final Dr Crokes v Mullinalaghta (Longford) Saturday at 3.30pm Semple Stadium, Thurles Everybody loves an underdog and with a parish of just 450 people, you’d be hard-pressed to find a bigger (or smaller?) underdog than Mullinalaghta St...
Kealy wants Kilcummin to keep “driving it on”

Kealy wants Kilcummin to keep “driving it on”

It may be just a few days since Kilcummin clinched a historic All-Ireland title in Croke Park but club captain Brendan Kealy says he and his teammates are already plotting further success in 2019. Speaking to the Killarney Advertiser this week, the experienced...
Accessible Tourism award for Gleneagle Group

Accessible Tourism award for Gleneagle Group

The Gleneagle Group was named the ‘Best Innovative Place to Stay’ at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards on Friday. The progressive hotel group received the award for their innovative work in making their hotels and visitor experiences accessible to all. Considered to...
Gleneagle Hotel plans Wedding Consultation Day

Gleneagle Hotel plans Wedding Consultation Day

The talented events team at The Gleneagle Hotel are hosting a Wedding Consultation Day this Sunday, February 10. Couples are invited to visit the hotel, meet with the team and view the banqueting suite on the day from 2pm to 5pm. So much more than just a hotel, The...
VAT increase is a hard pill to swallow

VAT increase is a hard pill to swallow

Today (Friday) local businesses plan to blacken out their windows as part of a national protest against the Government’s unfair 23 percent VAT hike on health supplements. BY MICHELLE CREAN The sharp rise, which goes from zero to 23 percent – due to be...
Kerry GAA legend joins Off The Ball 

Kerry GAA legend joins Off The Ball 

Off The Ball boosts GAA coverage with ‘Star’ signing One of Kerry’s most decorated Gaelic footballer players, Kieran Donaghy, is the latest star signing at Off The Ball. The former Kingdom full-forward – who played senior football for 14 years, amassing four...

Generous Joe raises €1,600 for charity

Local window cleaner Joe Gaffey may have just tuned the big 70 – but he has no plans to slow down just yet! Although Joe, from Ferndale Avenue, Killarney, officially celebrated the milestone on Friday- he spent Saturday night partying the night away with family and...
Dancer Karen plans milk bottle challenge

Dancer Karen plans milk bottle challenge

One local Killarney lady, who is preparing to step it up on the dancefloor – has come up a unique fundraiser – by placing milk bottles around the town. Karen Greene, who is taking part in Strictly Come Dancing at the INEC on March 8 for the Irish Cancer Society...
Tonight’s Lakers game has been called off

Tonight’s Lakers game has been called off

This evening’s National League Division 1 game between the Scotts Lakers and LYIT Donegal has been called off. The Letterkenny outfit have informed St Paul’s and Basketball Ireland that they will not be making the long journey to Killarney for...
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