Deer Lodge facility set to open its doors on July 11

Deer Lodge facility set to open its doors on July 11

KERRY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES has confirmed that residents will move into Deer Lodge, Killarney, on July 11. In September, Killarney Advertiser highlighted how members of the Kerry branch of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association were concerned that the brand-new €13...
All set for opening of new Vodafone Store in Killarney

All set for opening of new Vodafone Store in Killarney

GAA ALL-STAR James O’Donoghue will perform the official opening of the new Vodafone Store on College Street at 12pm this Wednesday. James will join fellow special guest Anne O’Leary, CEO of Vodafone Ireland, at the event at which Vodafone celebrates 20 years in...
International support for Killarney Legion ladies

International support for Killarney Legion ladies

THE Killarney Legion GAA Club has paid tribute to Tracey Coyne and the International Hotel for their sponsorship of training tops for the club’s under-14 and under-16 ladies teams. Club chairman Enda Walshe said: “The International Hotel is one of Killarney’s...
Kerry mayor opens major Frankfurt festival

Kerry mayor opens major Frankfurt festival

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Michael O’Shea, joined the Mayor of Frankfurt Burgermeister, Peter Feldmann, in Frankfurt at the weekend to officially open the Frankfurt-Hoechst Castle Festival. The visit coincided with the selection of County Kerry as...
Musical stars take a bow in Killarney

Musical stars take a bow in Killarney

A LIVELY rendition of the sparkling number The Sun Has Got His Hat on was one of the show-stopping performances at Killarney Musical Society’s production of Me and My Girl in the INEC in March and it was a case of life imitating art as the talented troupe returned in...
Killarney Regatta is all set to make a splash

Killarney Regatta is all set to make a splash

FROM this morning and throughout the day, the rowing fraternity of Killarney will flock to the Mahony’s Point course where the 232nd annual Killarney Regatta is being staged and the news emerging from all six competing clubs is that they will be competing in all the...
Anthony takes the helm at Killarney Lions Club

Anthony takes the helm at Killarney Lions Club

OUTGOING Killarney Lions Club president Con Stack handed over the chain of office to new president Anthony Walsh this week. Founded in 1970, Killarney Lions Club is one of over 46,000 Lions Clubs with 1.35 million members worldwide. The club assists various groups and...
Tom Lucey hits all the right notes with new song

Tom Lucey hits all the right notes with new song

SUPER-TALENTED Killarney singer/songwriter Tom Lucey released an eagerly awaited new track today. Tell Me Tonight is the title of the song, which is the first from Tom’s upcoming third EP. The artist penned the song last November, having been inspired by his stint as...
Welcome for retention of Biosphere status

Welcome for retention of Biosphere status

UNESCO has allowed Killarney National Park to retain and extend its biosphere reserve status. The decision followed a joint application by Kerry County Council and the National Parks & Wildlife Service. The title was first awarded in 1982. There had been concerns...
Ministerial welcome for Kerry Airport funding

Ministerial welcome for Kerry Airport funding

KERRY TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross that he is allocating over three quarters of a million euro in Exchequer...
Killarney to make the French connection this weekend

Killarney to make the French connection this weekend

A TALENTED troupe of Killarney dancers and musicians will be taking centre stage in Saint-Avertin in France this weekend. The traditional Irish music and dance group, Echoes of Killarney, has been invited to play at a major Celtic event, Le Festival des Horizons,...
Lions’ roar echoes across the fairways

Lions’ roar echoes across the fairways

THE Killarney Lions Club hosted its very successful charity golf classic in aid of the Kerry Parents & Friends Buy a Bus campaign this year. Outgoing Lions Club president Con Stack said: “To get an 18-hole golf course for the day is difficult, getting one at...
Salmon swims to the fore in Lissivigeen

Salmon swims to the fore in Lissivigeen

RESIDENTS of Lissivigeen together with Killarney Looking Good/Killarney Tidy Towns volunteers were out in force to admire the area’s revamped roundabout this week. Yvonne Quill, chairperson, Killarney Looking Good, said: “The Lissivigeen Roundabout has been...
Tee up this weekend in aid of Kerry Stars

Tee up this weekend in aid of Kerry Stars

YOU have just a few days to go to ensure you are on a par with the best for a fun golf classic at Beaufort Golf Club. The event, in aid of Kerry Stars Special Olympic Club, will be held this weekend, on Saturday, June 24. Killarney Credit Union and Killarney Autos,...
Talented Killarney snapper Dylan in the frame

Talented Killarney snapper Dylan in the frame

HIS eye for a memorable photograph has ensured Dylan Clifford’s talents have been in big demand since he first picked up a camera. Of course, Dylan has been making a mark in the greater Killarney area as a press photographer for the past 12 months and his Out &...
Final call for humanitarian award nominations

Final call for humanitarian award nominations

AS WE approach the 73rd anniversary of the Liberation of Rome and the return to freedom by Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty’s Rome Escape Line of almost 4000 rescued Allied POWs and others, further nominations for the 2017 Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award are invited. Be...
Dr Crokes to be honoured with civic reception

Dr Crokes to be honoured with civic reception

A HERO’S welcome awaits Dr Crokes in coming days as Killarney Municipal District will host a civic reception for the Dr Crokes All-Ireland Senior Club Champions. Plaudits will be heaped on the All-Ireland winners at the function in Killarney Library on Thursday...
Welcome for reopening of Two Mile School

Welcome for reopening of Two Mile School

CONFIRMATION that Two Mile National School in Killarney is to reopen as a community national school this September has been welcomed. The school did not open last September and has been empty since then, said Kerry Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin. In January of this...
Discussions ongoing to decide Munster final venue

Discussions ongoing to decide Munster final venue

THE venue for this year’s Munster Senior Football final will be confirmed following discussions between the Cork and Kerry County Boards which are ongoing this afternoon after the Cork County Board released a statement confirming that Pairc Ui Chaoimh will not...
Promed in top 10 small workplaces in Europe list

Promed in top 10 small workplaces in Europe list

KERRY company Promed has been voted in seventh place the top 10 Best Small Workpaces in Europe Awards by the ‘Great Places to Work’ group. The Killorglin-based supplier of medical products to the primary healthcare sector received the award at a glittering ceremony in...
Arresting performances expected at Garda schools blitz

Arresting performances expected at Garda schools blitz

THE excitement is reaching fever pitch at Fitzgerald Stadium this morning as pupils from primary schools across the greater Killarney area and beyond line out for the annual Killarney Garda National School Seven-A-Side football Blitz. The schools battling it out for...
Happy 10th birthday to Park Place Apartments

Happy 10th birthday to Park Place Apartments

EVERY good wish to Park Place Apartments on High Street which marks its 10th birthday this week. The celebrations, which will continue throughout the month, opened with a party on Thursday at which manager Paul O’Neill welcomed the gathering. “I would like to thank...
Pres girls prove to be a real class act

Pres girls prove to be a real class act

WELL done to the students at St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School whose civic-mindedness led to a welcome windfall for the Killarney branch of the Irish Cancer Society recently. The funds were generated by a number of events that took place in the school...
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