Killarney News

Killarney house sales top €1m in March

Killarney house sales top €1m in March

By Michelle Crean Six houses sold in the Killarney area brought in €1,159,000 in residential sales for the month of March. The highest selling home was 9 Friary Downs, Park Rd, Killarney for €270,000 followed by 57 Pairc Chuimin Kilcummin, Killarney for €226,000. The...

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Dog warning on MacGillycuddy Reeks

Dog warning on MacGillycuddy Reeks

EXCLUSIVE By Sean Moriarty   MacGillycuddy Reeks European Innovation Partnership Project has issued a warning about the dangers of bringing dogs in to Killarney or any National Park. With the 5km travel restriction set to lift on April 26 Partnership officials...

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Planning appeal lodged for High St car park

Planning appeal lodged for High St car park

By Sean Moriarty   The company behind plans to build a 28-space car park on the site of O’Shea’s Tyre Depot on High St will learn in July if planning permission will be granted. VIP City Parking, which trades as RFC Car Park Management Ltd., wants to build a...

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Hair raising experience raises almost €5k

Hair raising experience raises almost €5k

By Michelle Crean   It was a hair raising experience - but one she's proud to have accomplished, as local woman Laura Whelton raised almost €5,000 for charity this week. Tuesday was the day that the 20-year-old from Fossa took the scissors in her hands and...

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Local students part of school reform survey

Local students part of school reform survey

By Michelle Crean Students from St Brendan's College were part of a national survey to gauge their feelings on reforming the senior cycle in secondary schools. On Wednesday, Irish Second-Level Students’ Union (ISSU) held a virtual symposium to launch their Senior...

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“Patience” the secret to 50 years marriage

“Patience” the secret to 50 years marriage

50 YEARS STRONG: James and Sheila Looney, Gortroe, Fossa celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at the weekend.     By Michelle Crean   The secret to a successful and happy marriage is "patience" according to one local couple who celebrated their...

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Jessie does justice playing Shakespeare’s Juliet

Jessie does justice playing Shakespeare’s Juliet

By Michelle Crean The love story of 'Romeo and Juliet' completely reimagined and starring Killarney actress Jessie Buckley has been capturing the imaginations of viewers, and was praised by critics, this week. Jessie plays the lead role of "Juliet" in the Shakespeare...

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Killarney pedestrianisation row rumbles

Killarney pedestrianisation row rumbles

By Sean Moriarty   A recent move in Cork where 17 city centre streets will be pedestrianised will have ramifications in Killarney. Cork, like most towns and cities in the country, including Killarney, introduced a ‘Safe Streets’ programme last summer. It was...

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New St hostel up for world eco award

New St hostel up for world eco award

NOMINATION: The Black Sheep Hostel on New St has been shortlisted for an award by Hostel World in the Extraordinary Sustainable Hostel category. Pictured is Kevin Leahy. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan   By Michelle Crean It may have been their toughest year in...

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