Two more defibrillators for Glenflesk

Two more defibrillators for Glenflesk

DEFIBRILLATOR: Glenflesk Community Defibrillator Group unveiled two new defibrillators in the parish on Saturday. Photo: Séamus Healy   Exclusive   By Sean Moriarty Glenflesk Community Defibrillator Group unveiled two new defibrillators in the parish on Saturday.  ...
Early Christmas festivities for Killarney

Early Christmas festivities for Killarney

  Halloween may just be over but hasn’t stopped the powers that be from organising the Christmas in Killarney Festival – taking place one week earlier than last year. Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce are planning to hold the opening ceremony, which will be...
Local group plan new recycling brochure

Local group plan new recycling brochure

FOCUSING ON RECYCLING: Clients from Kerry Parents and Friends, pictured with students from Killarney Community College and tutors Peter Keane and Eileen O’Connell, are working on a new brochure about recycling which they plan to distribute to the local community...
€100,000 funding for Kilcummin parish

€100,000 funding for Kilcummin parish

  €100,000 in funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme will see huge improvement works for the parish of Kilcummin. The village, which is the only area that got funding in the Killarney Municipal District, will cover additional lighting, underground...
Rathmore group scoop €10,000 prize

Rathmore group scoop €10,000 prize

WINNER: Pictured at the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019 is Jerh O’Donoghue and Aine Horan and representatives from Rathmore Social Action Group receiving the National Lottery Good Causes Commmunity Award. Photo: MacInnes Photography   By Michelle Crean...
Dark comedy set for Killarney stage

Dark comedy set for Killarney stage

DARK COMEDY: The one-act play ‘Dead Man’s Bells’ starring Reidín O’Connor, Katie Ryan and Méabh de Brún will be performed in Killarney Avenue Hotel on Monday, November 11. Photo: Declan O’Connell   By Michelle Crean   Cast and crew of an...
Solution to traffic issue in sight 

Solution to traffic issue in sight 

EXCLUSIVE   By Sean Moriarty   Following a meeting with local residents Killarney Municipal District will prepare a draft traffic management plan in an effort to eliminate unnecessary traffic from O’Sullivan’s Place.   Residents are concerned for their own safety...
Rotary Club launch annual fundraiser

Rotary Club launch annual fundraiser

WINE AND ART: Killarney Rotary Club launched this year’s Wine and Art charity event in the Great Southern Killarney on Wednesday afternoon. Pictured front l-r were: Denis Tucker, Anne Alcock, Conor Griffin (President) and Grace O’Neill. Back l-r were:...
No end in sight in Plunkett St row

No end in sight in Plunkett St row

    By Sean Moriarty   Elected members of Killarney Municipal District remain divided on the subject of permanently pedestrianising Plunkett Street. In March 2018 it was agreed by the then elected Council to permanently pedestrianise the street. Some councillors see...
Men wanted for Movember challenge!

Men wanted for Movember challenge!

  The call is being issued to men right across the county to get those moustaches and beards growing to highlight men’s health issues – in particular prostate and testicular cancer.   Recovery Haven Kerry last year raised €35,000 for their services as 160 men...
Dine in Killarney back for another year!

Dine in Killarney back for another year!

  One of the highlights of the Christmas In Killarney Festival is the hugely popular Dine in Killarney. Killarney is home to some of the best restaurants in Ireland. All participating restaurants offer a special three course Christmas In Killarney menu for the amazing...
CAO 2020 open for applications tomorrow

CAO 2020 open for applications tomorrow

  The CAO journey is about to begin for the Class of 2020. From tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12pm, the CAO online application system will open for the 2020 season. Students including school leavers, mature students, FETAC/QQI and other non-standard applications can register...
Lakers face promotion rivals in key home game

Lakers face promotion rivals in key home game

National League: Division 1 Scotts Lakers v LYIT Donegal Tonight at 7.30pm Killarney Sports Centre   The Scotts Lakers have a golden opportunity to move up to joint second in Division 1 of the National League when they welcome promotion rivals LYIT Donegal to...
Fundraising quiz for popular ‘Sully’ 

Fundraising quiz for popular ‘Sully’ 

    By Sean Moriarty   Popular Killarney man John ‘Sully’ O’Sullivan could be facing another year in hospital as complications surrounding his illness took another turn for the worse.   Sully (53) was rushed from University Hospital Kerry (UHK) to the Mater Hospital,...
Killarney snap an RTÉ winner

Killarney snap an RTÉ winner

WINNING IMAGE: Seamus Long from Barraduff was delighted to learn his stunning image was featured on RTE weather bulletins and has been chosen to appear in the 2020 RTE weather calendar. Photo: Michelle Crean   Exclusive   By Michelle Crean   A stunning image taken by...
Fossa GAA launch 50th anniversary book

Fossa GAA launch 50th anniversary book

    By Sean Moriarty Fossa GAA club marked its 50th anniversary on Friday night by launching a new book that traces the first half century of club. ‘Fossa GAA: A Sense of Place’ traces the history of the club from its humble beginnings in 1969 to the present day. The...
Sheahan’s shop wins two top awards

Sheahan’s shop wins two top awards

AWARD: Aisling Sheahan from Sheahan’s Maxol Muckross Road pictured with Brian Donaldson (CEO of The Maxol Group).   Not only do they have exceptional customer experience but one local shop won an overall ‘Store of the Year’ award. Sheahan’s Muckross...
Killarney students enjoy Barcelona trip

Killarney students enjoy Barcelona trip

TRIP ABROAD: Killarney Community College senior students visited the famous Sagrada Familia Church in Gaudis as part of their school tour to Barcelona.   By Rebecca O’Callaghan   Students and teachers took a break from the Killarney rain and cloudy skies – and instead...
A small box but a big gesture!

A small box but a big gesture!

GIVE CHILDREN A GIFT: Margaret Scully from Beaufort and Josie Real from Park Road, are the faces behind organising the south Kerry collections for charity Team Hope. Photo: Michelle Crean   By Michelle Crean Thousands of vulnerable children will have a wonderful...
Chefs ready for county cook off

Chefs ready for county cook off

COOKING COMPETITION: Chad Byrne, Head Chef at The Brehon Hotel, is organising the new County Cooking Championships.   By Michelle Crean Kerry’s best chefs will go head-to-head in a brand new County Cooking Championships competition next month. 10 chefs from across...
Rozzers gets rave reviews

Rozzers gets rave reviews

BEST IN IRELAND: Rozzers Restaurant at Killeen House Hotel, Killarney, has been voted the number one fine dining restaurant in Ireland in the ‘2019 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award’. Head Chef Paul O’Gorman with proprietor Geraldine Rosney...
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