Killarney News

Town councils could be restored

Town councils could be restored

Almost 400 submissions have been received on a review of local electoral areas currently underway, and a good deal of them from Kerry in what will be the third review of local government since 2008. The radical reforms of 2014, introduced by Fine Gael Minister Phil...

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Fixture debacle a sad end to the year

Fixture debacle a sad end to the year

The Lakers were always going to be up against it in the League Cup. Realistically they needed to beat three teams from the top four in Division 1A to win this competition so the odds were against them from the start The one factor in their favour was home advantage in...

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The Chatroom – And The Oskar Goes To…

The Chatroom – And The Oskar Goes To…

Award season is coming closer and closer as Killarney gears up for its first ever Oskars, which take place next Thursday, March 29 in the INEC. Kilcummin and Glenflesk GAA clubs have teamed up to host the event and excitement has reached fever pitch. Seven very famous...

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KWD and Victoria recycle right

KWD and Victoria recycle right

Over the last number of months, KWD Recycling representatives visited 107 schools across 3 counties (Kerry, West Cork and West Limerick) completing ‘Recycle Right’ workshops with almost 4,000 pupils. The reaction from the students and teachers has been very positive...

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Restored carriage takes top parade award

Restored carriage takes top parade award

The team responsible for restoring a Victorian Landau carriage from 1861 have been rewarded for all their of hard work with the Best Overall Entry prize in this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. The group, working out of the Men’s Shed on Lewis Road, spent over six...

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Greenway “a lifeline for Iveragh Peninsula”

Greenway “a lifeline for Iveragh Peninsula”

Kerry County Council has confirmed that the planning process for the South Kerry Greenway will finally commence before the end of the month. The Kells Viaduct on the Ring of Kerry, which hasn’t been crossed by a train since 1960, forms part of the proposed route. The...

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County League Preview: Dr Crokes host Beaufort

County League Preview: Dr Crokes host Beaufort

Round 2 of the County League takes place this weekend and Dr Crokes will be hoping to pick up their first win of the campaign when they welcome newly-promoted Beaufort to Lewis Road. The defending champions were held to a draw by Glenbeigh-Glencar in their season...

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Valerie to feature on Nationwide tonight

Valerie to feature on Nationwide tonight

Acclaimed local photographer Valerie O'Sullivan is set to feature on RTE's Nationwide program tonight at 7pm. Valerie will be talking about her stunning photographic book - 'MacGillycuddy's Reeks - People & Places of Ireland's Highest Mountain Range'. Be sure to tune...

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New Garda initiative introduced in Killarney

New Garda initiative introduced in Killarney

Gardaí in Killarney have announced details of a unique new initiative aimed at creating more awareness around crime and enhancing the personal safety of vulnerable people within the community. Killarney gardaí Michael Milner and Diane Collins will deliver the...

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First responders seeking new recruits

First responders seeking new recruits

Since going live with the National Ambulance Service in August 2015, the Killarney Cardiac Response Unit has responded to over 460 calls. The voluntary group are deployed by the National Ambulance Service in certain medical cases, such as chest pain, stroke, choking...

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Ava is Rotary Young Musician of the Year

Ava is Rotary Young Musician of the Year

An incredibly talented young pianist from Dingle struck a chord with classical music fans in Killarney at the weekend as Ava Duffy was crowned Killarney Rotary Young Musician of the Year for 2018. The 18th annual competition unfolded over two days in the Kerry...

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