Killarney News

If you can at all, get out and vote

If you can at all, get out and vote

A lot of us might have conflicting opinions when it comes to today’s referendum but I think we can all agree on one thing: we’ll be glad to see the back of it. It’s clearly a hugely emotive issue and there has been a lot of animosity and ill-feeling throughout the...

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Things to remember when going voting

Things to remember when going voting

Firstly, make sure you know where you’re voting. This information will be printed on your polling card. You should also plan when you’re going to vote. The polls are open from 7am to 10pm so you have 15 hours to work with. Leave your badges, signs and jumpers at home....

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Together for Yes Carry Out Ireland’s Highest Canvas

Together for Yes Carry Out Ireland’s Highest Canvas

A group of Killarney people took their referendum campaign to the mountains this week. Members of Kerry Together for Yes carried out Ireland's highest canvas atop Carrauntoohil on Tuesday. For some members of the group it was their very first time attempting to reach...

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Getting Revved Up For The Honda 50 Run

Getting Revved Up For The Honda 50 Run

The Annual Honda 50 run around the beautiful Ring of Kerry, takes places on Sunday 3rd June, starting out from the Old Killarney Inn, Aghadoe at 10.30 am. Anybody with a Honda 50, 70, 90 or a Vesper or a moped, who would like to participate, dust them down and join us...

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Walking 10K for Brú Columbanus

Walking 10K for Brú Columbanus

A 10k fundraising trek will take place on Saturday  9th June in Kenmare to raise much needed funds for Brú Columbanus. The walk will go along the old Kenmare butter road from Galway’s Bridge and back to Kenmare. (Walkers will be transported to the start, at Galway’s...

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Special BBQ to raise funds for Inspirational Ian

Special BBQ to raise funds for Inspirational Ian

The incredibly brave local man who was paralysed from the shoulders down in August last year is to benefit from a special summer BBQ on the June bank holiday Monday. Sixteen year old St Brendan’s College student Ian O’Connell has spent the last nine months in hospital...

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The Chatroom – Ozzy’s In The House!

The Chatroom – Ozzy’s In The House!

With the Kerry International Tattoo Convention just around the corner, we invited the organiser Ozzy De Quadros into The Chatroom to tell us all about it. Ozzy’s Pachamama Tattoo Studio has been open in Killarney for 10 years and this is his 6th year running the...

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Killarney Basketball Legend Laid To Rest

Killarney Basketball Legend Laid To Rest

KILLARNEY Basketball legend and former Mayor  Paudie O'Connor was fondly remembered at his funeral mass in St. Mary's Cathedral, Killarney, last Saturday morning. Killarney Parish Administrator Fr Kieran O¹Brien, chief celebrant, recalled Paudie's outstanding sporting...

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Help us get this guy home!

Help us get this guy home!

We're putting out an appeal to the people of Killarney to try and get this guy back to his family. This adorable Collie Sheep Dog was found today on the main cork road near Kennedy’s farm, he was taken to the pound for safe keeping. For more info contact the Pound...

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Reports of royal visit are premature, officials confirm

Reports of royal visit are premature, officials confirm

Reports that members of the British royal family are set to visit Killarney are premature, the Killarney Advertiser can reveal. It had been claimed in various news outlets this week that Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, would come to the...

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St Brigid’s 2nd year action project

St Brigid’s 2nd year action project

2nd year students at St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School in Killarney organised and carried out a project on reducing waste and pollution locally. Yvonne Quill from Killarney Tidy Towns kindly accepted an invitaion and gave up her time to be a guest speaker at...

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Getting the balance right in the lead up to exams

Getting the balance right in the lead up to exams

Words: Niamh Dwyer The last couple of weeks leading up to exams can be difficult. Students who have worked hard are feeling exhausted while many feel overwhelmed by the amount they have left to do and worry about running out of time. Regardless of the work rate up to...

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