Killarney man’s company primed for international growth

Killarney man’s company primed for international growth

ITS mission is to make it easy to book every campsite globally and now Campsited.com is about to scale new heights internationally. Campsited.com was founded by Killarney native Finán O’Donoghue, who said: “2017 has been great year for us. Google and the Business Post...
New weather warning issued

New weather warning issued

AS THE clean-up continues after Storm Ophelia battered Ireland on Monday, a fresh weather warning has been issued. Storm Brian could hamper efforts to restore power to 119,000 customers and water to 48,000, ESB revealed. The Status Yellow warning is in place for...
Glenflesk pals to scale new heights

Glenflesk pals to scale new heights

TWO Glenflesk men are set to exchange Carrantuohill for Mount Kilimanjaro in December. Pat Sheehan of the Loft Fitness Studio and his friend Niall Dennehy are training on Kerry’s hills and slopes and you can join them as they host a fundraising walk through the Gap of...
Hollywood comes to Killarney

Hollywood comes to Killarney

  Last week Eve & Kieran went on location to the set of Killarney filmmaker Damian O’Callaghan’s upcoming new movie Tradition! They caught up with some of the cast and crew for a chat. Check it...
Beware bogus callers seeking bank details

Beware bogus callers seeking bank details

GARDAÍ are warning of bogus callers asking people to disclose their bank details or transfer money. The caller are very convincing, according to local Community Alert organisations, whose advice is never transfer money without visiting a bank.
Schools to remain closed tomorrow

Schools to remain closed tomorrow

SCHOOLS are to remain closed tomorrow due to the fallout of Hurricane Ophelia, while over 360,00 properties are without power across Ireland this evening. Tragically two people have died as Hurricane Ophelia swept in over Ireland with winds of over 160km/h. Members of...
Tragedy as Ophelia causes second death

Tragedy as Ophelia causes second death

TWO people have died in storm Ophelia-related incidents today. A man in his early 30s lost his life while clearing a fallen tree in Co Tipperary. This is the second death linked to storm Ophelia, after a woman in her 50s died when a tree fell on the car she was...
Fallen trees obstruct roads around Killarney

Fallen trees obstruct roads around Killarney

FALLEN trees have been causing obstructions on roads throughout the greater Killarney area. Several trees have fallen across the main Killarney-Kenmare road in the Muckross area. “There are reports of debris and branches down on many roads,” Owen O’Shea of Kerry...
Tragedy as Storm Ophelia claims life

Tragedy as Storm Ophelia claims life

A WOMAN has died after a tree fell on her car as Storm Ophelia raged. The incident happened in Aglish, Co Waterford, at around 11am when a section of a tree fell on the car. The woman was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene. Motorists are...
Bus Éireann suspend all services for the rest of day

Bus Éireann suspend all services for the rest of day

BUS ÉIREANN will continue suspension of all services for the remainder of the day (October 16), in line with advice to the public not to travel. It is planned that a full schedule of services will resume from tomorrow morning (October 17) at 5am. This includes all Bus...
Ophelia rages through Kerry

Ophelia rages through Kerry

THE streets of Killarney and roads throughout the county are deserted as Hurricane Ophelia batters the country this afternoon. Wind and rain has caused damage across the greater Killarney and Kerry area. Trees are down in several parts of Killarney, with a fallen tree...
Noreen gets keys to dream machine

Noreen gets keys to dream machine

IT FINISHED where it all started on Tuesday evening last at Moriarty’s Centra Farranfore, when Noreen Murphy, Clonkeen, Glenflesk, took possession of the MF135 Tractor, fully restored by the Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage Club. Noreen was drawn as first...
Hazel dazzles as best-dressed in Fossa

Hazel dazzles as best-dressed in Fossa

THE style was impressive at the Fossa Fashion Extravaganza during the week. The best-dressed lady prize, sponsored by Keane’s Jewellers, Killarney, was won by glamorous Hazel Scott. The best-dressed competition had Emma O’Leary, Una McGregor and Denise Healy...
Making the French connection

Making the French connection

LAST Saturday morning, forty-five transition-year and fifth-year students from St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School, accompanied by five staff members, flew to Paris for a four-day trip. The group visited Montmartre on Saturday afternoon. After many steep and...
Taking a bow at Killarney Community College

Taking a bow at Killarney Community College

THE QQI Awards Certification Ceremony held in Killarney Community College was a resounding success, with over 100 students achieving certification. The QQI Awards were presented to both day and night students of the college. The day students graduated in Office...
Dream celebration for Sarah and Alan

Dream celebration for Sarah and Alan

THEY describe their big day as “like a dream” and Sarah Sheehan and Alan Devane agree it was the best day of their lives. The couple exchanged wedding vows in Beaufort, where they will reside. The ceremony took place in St Michael’s Church, led by family friend Father...
Home game for Scotts Lakers

Home game for Scotts Lakers

SCOTTS LAKERS face a tough challenge this evening when they host local rivals Keanes Killorglin in Killarney Sports Centre at 7.30pm. Killorglin have enjoyed a tremendous start to the league campaign with three wins from three outings and will make the short trip to...
Killarney soccer kingpins on the couch

Killarney soccer kingpins on the couch

WE HOST two leading lights of Killarney’s vibrant soccer scene in our Chatroom this week, as the chairman of Killarney Athletic, Mike O’Shea, and his counterpart at Killarney Celtic, Paul Sherry, ask each other a combination of hard-hitting and fun...
Three-car collision in Killarney

Three-car collision in Killarney

A THREE-CAR crash has occurred on the main Killarney-Kenmare road, near the entrance to Muckross House. Ambulance and fire service personnel as well as the Gardaí are at the scene.
Caution urged on Glenflesk-Barraduff road

Caution urged on Glenflesk-Barraduff road

TRAFFIC-CALMING measures have been implemented as a result of an incident that took place on the road between Glenflesk and Barraduff in the past hour. Road users are urged to take care following an incident in which a truck overturned on the route, which has been...
Gary Barlow set to hit all the right notes in Killarney

Gary Barlow set to hit all the right notes in Killarney

GARY BARLOW announced this morning that he will take centre stage in Killarney next year as he embarks on a solo tour of the UK and Ireland. The tour kicks off in April 2018 and sees Gary play 33 dates in 24 intimate venues, including the INEC on Saturday, May 12....
Noreen takes the helm at The Spa at Muckross

Noreen takes the helm at The Spa at Muckross

THE SPA at Muckross has announced the appointment of its new spa manager, Noreen Middleton. Noreen has a wealth of experience in the five-star hotel spa industry. Noreen has already launched some exciting new spa offer and said her core aim is “to provide a relaxed...
Meeke and Nagle’s rollercoaster year

Meeke and Nagle’s rollercoaster year

KRIS MEEKE and Paul Nagle claimed their second victory of the WRC season on Rally Catalunya last weekend. The Citroën crew dominated the event from early on in day one to claim the win by 28 seconds. A welcome return to form for the Irish pairing in what can only be...
Ferrari lost its spark

Ferrari lost its spark

A €59 FAULTY spark plug thwarted Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel early in last weekend’s Japanese Grand Prix, resulting in a loss of power and ultimately retire to the pits handing Lewis Hamilton an almost undefeatable 59-point lead going into the final four races of the...
The Big Fellow is on the way to Killarney

The Big Fellow is on the way to Killarney

BASED on Frank O’Connor biography of Michael Collins, the acclaimed theatre show The Big Fellow is to be staged in Killarney on October 25. The play, by Declan Gorman, will have a special showing in the INEC Acoustic Club on that date, prior to touring to India. “If...
Kerry hoteliers welcome retention of 9% VAT rate

Kerry hoteliers welcome retention of 9% VAT rate

THE Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has welcomed the retention of the 9% tourism VAT rate announced as part of Budget 2018. Patrick O’Donoghue, chair of the IHF’s Kerry branch, said the rate has been instrumental in the recovery of the tourism industry, which has...
Mario announces May 4 date at the INEC

Mario announces May 4 date at the INEC

ONE MAN – a hundred faces….in your face! Mario Rosenstock is set to embark on a nationwide Irish tour with his stunning new one-man stage show In Your Face…and what a face! Tickets go on sale this Friday for his May 4 date at the INEC. Most people have 43 muscles in...
David is Minor Star Footballer of the Year

David is Minor Star Footballer of the Year

SHARPSHOOTING hero David Clifford was named the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Footballer of the Year. The Minor Star Hurler and Footballer of the Year were announced on Saturday at the inaugural Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards lunch in Croke Park. Kerry’s...
The Coronas are on their way to Killarney

The Coronas are on their way to Killarney

THEY have just released their new single “Give Me a Minute” and now The Coronas have announced a show in the INEC Killarney on December 29. The third single to be taken from their number one album Trust The Wire. “Give Me A Minute” has been a huge fan favourite at the...
Grand Tour’s second series

Grand Tour’s second series

SO FAR, we’ve only seen a very short “sneak peek’” video of The Grand Tour’s second series. But if you’re clamouring for more insight into Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s second Amazon Prime Video outing, here’s some good news: a tasty...
Getting behind the ball

Getting behind the ball

BRIGHT and early on Saturday morning, the team from Daly’s SuperValu exchanged the supermarket aisles for the football pitch s they caught up with local GAA clubs to see at first hand the huge work being done at grassroots level. Representatives from Daly’s SuperValu...
Is it time to book your next holiday?

Is it time to book your next holiday?

THE best breaks are the ones we spend months looking forward to and the launch of O’Callaghan Coach Holidays’ brochure is always eagerly awaited. This year’s event took place at the company’s office on Tralee Road, Killarney, with plenty of food for thought!  ...
From Central Park to National Park

From Central Park to National Park

KILLARNEY NATIONAL PARK had a real starring role in the wedding album of Anu Abraham and Greg O’Driscoll. Vienna-born Anu, who was raised in Kerala, India, and Greg, from Cork, were married in St Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney, and held their reception in the...
Rambo ready: Rezvani reveals tough Tank SUV

Rambo ready: Rezvani reveals tough Tank SUV

BULLETPROOF, night vision and go anywhere capability – is this the world’s toughest SUV? Called the Tank, the US car maker’s all-new SUV has been created to be the “toughest extreme utility vehicle on the planet”, hence the options list boasts handy inclusions...
Lucky escape at Ladies View

Lucky escape at Ladies View

A COUPLE from Taiwan had a lucky escape yesterday as their car almost plunged off Ladies View. The incident occurred at about 1pm. The couple – who are believed to be in their 20s – had planned to park their car at the popular scenic spot with views of...
It’s tee time at Killarney Legion

It’s tee time at Killarney Legion

YOU still have time to perfect your swing in advance of the Killarney Legion GAA Club annual golf classic. Tee-time is at 9am and 1.30pm on Friday, October 13, at Mahony’s Point, Killarney Golf & Fishing Club. “With over 16 teams, including boys and girls, the...
Sky’s the limit for basketball fans

Sky’s the limit for basketball fans

SEVERAL high-profile basketball coaches will be sharing their knowledge and skills at a Halloween Basketball Camp that will take place at Killarney Sports Centre from November 1-3. The annual Triple Threat Basketball Camp is the brainchild of well-known Killarney...
From the couch to the jungle

From the couch to the jungle

WE HAD so much fun when we hosted I’m a Celeb…Get Me Out of Here! contestants Ruth Allen and Marguerite Harty our Chatroom! These two ladies were fabulous fun and we know you will enjoy their banter every bit as much as we did.  Ruth, of Kerry Physiotherapy and...
Nissan Leaf Nismo

Nissan Leaf Nismo

NISSAN has released pictures of its all-new LEAF NISMO concept ahead of official launch at the Tokyo motor show. The sporty EV hot hatch looks the part with larger wheels, lower sport suspension and a bespoke body kit – including a rear-diffuser – boot lid spoiler and...
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