A sparkling festive season at the Rose Hotel

A sparkling festive season at the Rose Hotel

Prepare to sparkle for the festive season at the elegant Serenity Spa at The Rose Hotel with the Enchanted by ELEMIS Christmas Collection preview on Thursday, September 27 from 4-8pm. The Rose Hotel are delighted to invite guests to be the first to preview the...
Surprise closure of St Finan’s Road is “mental”

Surprise closure of St Finan’s Road is “mental”

Residents have expressed their shock at the closure of the road linking Rock Road to Lewis Road via St Finan’s Hospital, with one local describing the move as “mental”. The quiet road, which runs along the back of Fitzgerald Stadium through the grounds of the former...
The Brehon Brings VR To The Chatroom

The Brehon Brings VR To The Chatroom

We were very excited to invite the team from The Brehon into The Chatroom today to talk all about their new Virtual Reality headsets! Sharon O’Keeffe, Gleneagle Group Brand Manager, Sharon Devine, The Brehon Weddings Sales Manager and Catriona Ashe, The Brehon’s...
Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Join the ‘Killarney African Youth Tribe’ in KDYS this Culture Night for an evening of African music, dance and food. For the last 6 months KDYS and the Irish Refugee Council have been supporting young people from direct provision to explore their connection to...
Crokes bounce back to set up Legion showdown

Crokes bounce back to set up Legion showdown

It’s the draw that has the whole town talking: reigning champions Dr Crokes will face neighbours the Killarney Legion in the quarter-final of the Kerry Senior Football Championship. The game will be played at 2pm next Sunday, September 30 in the Fitzgerald Stadium and...
Defibrillator raffle to benefit brave Miriam

Defibrillator raffle to benefit brave Miriam

A young mother-of-two who is battling with a devastating form of cancer is to benefit from an innovative fundraising initiative to help finance her very expensive treatment. Primary school teacher Miriam Joy is undergoing a hugely expensive new treatment to help in...
O’Brien impresses on home debut

O’Brien impresses on home debut

National League Division One Scotts Lakers 93-70 Fr Mathews Despite trailing by 15 points at one stage, Scotts Lakers St Paul’s bounced back to take complete control and secure a comprehensive 23-point victory over Fr Mathews in Killarney Sports Centre on Saturday...
Mindful Teens at Killarney Community College

Mindful Teens at Killarney Community College

Last Tuesday, the Transition Year students at Killarney Community College participated in a Mindful Teens workshop with Psychotherapist Harriet McGuigan. She worked with the TY students showing them new ways that they could support themselves to help keep some balance...
Models in Recovery at the INEC This Wednesday!

Models in Recovery at the INEC This Wednesday!

The INEC is the place to be this Wednesday, September 19 as the Kerry Hospice Models in Recovery fashion show takes place at 8pm (wine reception from 7.30pm). Tickets are €15 and are available from INEC booking office or Pat Doolan (085 1543514). All of the models are...
Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Fantastic night of African Culture in KDYS

Join the “Killarney African Youth Tribe” in KDYS this Culture Night for an evening of African music, dance and food. For the last 6 months KDYS and the Irish Refugee Council have been supporting young people from direct provision to explore their connection to...
INEC Announce December Hozier Gig

INEC Announce December Hozier Gig

Exciting times this morning as the INEC have just announced Irish superstar Hozier is set to return to the INEC on 20th December this year for what is sure to be a sellout gig. Having returned to the public eye last week with the release of the Nina Cries Power EP, a...
Exclusive: Teens terrorise town centre residents

Exclusive: Teens terrorise town centre residents

Locals in the Mangerton View, O’Connell’s Terrace and Sunnyhill area of town say they are being tormented by a group of unruly teenagers who have been congregating at the nearby Hilliard House car park. Speaking to the Killarney Advertiser, a concerned resident said a...
Locals have their say on multi-storey car park

Locals have their say on multi-storey car park

Last week the Killarney Advertiser revealed that the Áras Phádraig on Lewis Road was the council’s preferred location for a new multi-storey car park. Reaction to the news has been mixed with locals coming out both in favour and against the proposed move. While some...
Calls for new busking by-laws by St Patrick’s Day

Calls for new busking by-laws by St Patrick’s Day

Killarney needs new busking by-laws by St Patrick’s Day 2019 at the latest, according to former mayor and current Municipal District Councillor Niall Kelleher. Cllr Kelleher raised the issue at an MD meeting last week where he was told by town management that the...
Find your perfect E-Bike at O’Sullivan Cycles

Find your perfect E-Bike at O’Sullivan Cycles

E-Bikes have already captured the imagination of cyclists right across the globe and now, thanks to O’Sullivan Cycles on High Street, the people of Killarney can get in on the act. David O’Sullivan says the electric bicycles, which have an integrated motor that can be...
Game on: Crokes collapse blows championship wide open 

Game on: Crokes collapse blows championship wide open 

This time last week they were odds-on favourites to win a third consecutive county title but Dr Crokes’ 2018 championship aspirations were dealt a crushing blow on Sunday when they fell to a shock defeat to Kerins O’Rahilly’s in the Park. It was the Crokes’ first loss...
Something for everyone at Club Vitae

Something for everyone at Club Vitae

Club Vitae is your one-stop shop for health, fitness and well-being this winter. For those of you who are starting out on your weight loss journey, weight loss expert Pat Sheehan offers a 12-week clinic with weekly food diary check-ups and weigh-ins to motivate you...
Tradition To Open Kerry Film Festival

Tradition To Open Kerry Film Festival

It’s the news everyone in town has been waiting for, Tradition, the second film from OC Productions, written by Damian O Callaghan and Claire Corrigan, and shot in Killarney, will premiere as the opening night film at this years Kerry Film Festival on Wednesday...
Scotts Lakers Ready for First Home Game

Scotts Lakers Ready for First Home Game

Papito Hersisia (dunking) with Dailian Mason, Andrew Fitzgerald, John Brosnan (Manager), Cormac O’Donoghue (Coach), Mark Greene (Captain), Justin Tuason, Maurice O’Donoghue (Scotts Hotel) and Seán O’Brien. Pic: Eamonn Keogh. St Paul’s Basketball Club Killarney,...
Blue Pool issue taken up at council level

Blue Pool issue taken up at council level

Now it is refreshing to see the state of the Blue Pool taken up at council level, by former mayor of Killarney Niall Kelleher. He has put a motion the council write to the NPWS management to arrange a meeting about issues in Killarney National Park and to also discuss...
Kerry Airport is a triumph of spirit over reason

Kerry Airport is a triumph of spirit over reason

Killarney’s Tom Randles and the Tralee Chamber Alliance have tackled the Irish Times business position last weekend that it is time for Kerry Airport to “fly solo”. Propped up with Government grants, the “village” airport stands as “peculiar example of the Republic’s...
Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award 2018

Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian Award 2018

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the formation of The Rome Escape Line and the 11th year of the Memorial Commemoration of the Monsignor. It is organised annually to raise awareness of the Humanitarian work carried out by the Monsignor, when during WW2, together...
UHK trolley figures reach new high

UHK trolley figures reach new high

300 University Hospital Kerry patients were left on trolleys in August, 130 more than in the same month last year. There were 7,911 patients on trolleys nationally but, worryingly, the numbers for Tralee were well above the national average. On Tuesday, August 28...
Singing group classes for adults with Mary

Singing group classes for adults with Mary

Mary Culloty O’Sullivan is starting Singing Group Classes for Adults on Wednesday, September 19 at the Community Hall in the Church of the Resurrection, Park Road. Classes run from 11.30am to 12.30pm. Come along and sing ballads, musicals etc. No audition. Meet new...
Kids clean obscene Reeks graffiti

Kids clean obscene Reeks graffiti

There was widespread anger and dismay across Kerry this week following the discovery of crude and profane vandalism on the Macgillicuddy’s Reeks. As our pictures show, the words “F*** Kerry” were scrawled on a rock at Ballaghbeama Pass. The graffiti was first spotted...
History-making minors do it the hard way

History-making minors do it the hard way

Kerry created history in Croke Park on Sunday last when they won the All-Ireland minor football title defeating Galway by 0-21 to 1-14. They had to do it the hard way, which made victory all the sweeter for Peter Keane. At one stage Galway were leading by seven points...