Focus on key dates in coming weeks

Focus on key dates in coming weeks

This has been a difficult week for so many people as the country comes to terms with a surge in COVID cases. Health is by far the biggest priority for everyone at the moment and rightly so. That said, for students who will not now be returning to school as planned,...
Appeal to find owner of tool kit bag

Appeal to find owner of tool kit bag

Killarney Gardai wish to reunite a Stanley tool bag with its rightful owner. The bag and associated tools were found on the roadway near Daly’s Roundabout on Tuesday evening. “The types of tools suggest that bag belongs to a professional in a trade,” said a Garda...
GAA misinformation in the WhatsApp age

GAA misinformation in the WhatsApp age

On the surface it’s a fairly simple app. Boring even. A basic messaging service that doesn’t really compare with Twitter or Instagram or Facebook in terms of features. But in many ways this simple little app has emerged as a one of our main sources of sports news and...
Appeal for witnesses after cars damaged

Appeal for witnesses after cars damaged

By Sean Moriarty Killarney Gardai are appealing for witnesses after two cars were damaged in Marian Terrance yesterday morning (Thursday). The incidents occurred between 7am and 9am. “It is unusual that two cars were interfered with,” said a Killarney Garda Station...
Legion pair call time on Kerry careers

Legion pair call time on Kerry careers

Killarney Legion clubmates Jonathan Lyne and Brian Kelly will both be unavailable for selection for Kerry in 2021 after announcing their respective retirements from the intercounty scene earlier this week. Lyne had been a member of the Kerry set-up since 2011 while...
COVID cases surge to over 6,000

COVID cases surge to over 6,000

6,110 cases – of which 129 are in Kerry – have been reported by NPHET this evening (Monday), with six additional deaths.   There is now a total of 107,997 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ireland. As of 2pm today, 776 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised,...
Top award for Kerry scientist

Top award for Kerry scientist

Cliona O’Shea, Blackwater, Killarney was awarded the ‘President’s Prize Medal’ from ‘The Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine’ recently. The two highest scoring final year research projects from each of the three Biomedical Science Courses...
New walking track for Spa GAA Club

New walking track for Spa GAA Club

TEAM WORK: Spa GAA Club’s Field Committee members Michael Cronin, Paddy O’Keeffe, Sean Devane and Paddy B Lynch hard at work preparing the new walking track. By Sean Moriarty   A new paved walking track on the perimeter of Spa GAA Club’s grounds is...
Main St to reopen to traffic tomorrow

Main St to reopen to traffic tomorrow

Main Street will reopen to traffic tomorrow morning, Kerry County Council has confirmed. The news comes after an investment of €100,000 was made to upgrade the road in October with the repair and replacement of the granite paving blocks on the carriageway along the...
Stranded in London for Christmas

Stranded in London for Christmas

PACK OR UNPACK: Linda Daly from Mangerton does not know if she will make it home from London in time for Christmas. EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty A London-based Killarney nurse still does not know if she can make it home in time for Christmas. Linda Daly, from Mangerton,...
Ronan’s home in time for Christmas

Ronan’s home in time for Christmas

GOING HOME: Ronan Foley pictured with medical staff as he prepares to leave Crumlin Children’s Hospital to return home in time for Christmas. By Michelle Crean It was the best present the Foley family could have ever wished for – having Ronan home in time...
It’s beginning to look a lot like lockdown

It’s beginning to look a lot like lockdown

It’s beginning to look a lot like lockdown EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty Hotels and guesthouses are extremely concerned about the financial impact of Tuesday’s decision by the Government to bring forward the reintroduction of COVID-19 restrictions. The hotels...