Silence at the handball alley

Silence at the handball alley

Eamonn Fitzgerald laments the decline of handball, the once popular sport that entertained generations of Killarney people   No one shouted ‘stop’. Not my phrase, but that pithy gem came to me when I was walking by St Finan’s Hospital recently, or more...
Kerry X adidas: Bonus Information

Kerry X adidas: Bonus Information

Last week’s article detailing the history between Kerry and adidas was long (possibly one of the longest we’ve published in our 48-year history!) but there was still some info that I couldn’t quite fit in. Also, some more details have come to my attention since the...
The Scoring End

The Scoring End

Every pitch has one, but what makes it “easier” to score into one goal than the other? Adam Moynihan investigates this strange phenomenon.   Your team is down at half-time and struggling. After a quick bout of soul-searching, maybe even some finger-pointing, the...
What makes a female athlete a ‘lady’?

What makes a female athlete a ‘lady’?

I came across a tweet the other day that raised an interesting point. (And with no live sport to write about, you better believe I’m going to milk it for all that it’s worth.) BBC Sport presenter Sarah Mulkerrins posed the following question to her followers: “Am I...
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...
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...
Kerry GAA fans deserve more than dead air

Kerry GAA fans deserve more than dead air

Kerry GAA came under fire last Saturday night when technical difficulties with their county final livestream left thousands of viewers staring at a blank screen. As had been the case in previous rounds, supporters were invited to purchase the stream for the big match...
Traffic chaos looming as schools return

Traffic chaos looming as schools return

Traffic chaos looming as schools return Killarney Gardai will monitor traffic and illegal parking in areas close to schools from Monday morning. Killarney is bracing itself for traffic chaos as schools across the town return for the first time since March 12. In...
Celtic youths on cusp of history

Celtic youths on cusp of history

FAI Youth Cup Final Killarney Celtic v Douglas Hall Sunday at 2pm Mounthawk Park, Tralee   Killarney Celtic’s exploits in this season’s FAI Youth Cup are already the stuff of club legend but this talented group of youngsters are not quite finished yet. Over the...
Kerry SFC Preview: Who can stop East Kerry?

Kerry SFC Preview: Who can stop East Kerry?

It’s championship season in Kerry. Sixteen of our finest football teams going head to head for the county’s biggest prize, the Bishop Moynihan trophy. And, in a win for the nostalgists, it’s straight knockout for the first time since 2001. What more could you ask for?...