News

‘I’m bursting with absolute pride’

‘I’m bursting with absolute pride’

AS she sets out on what will be the most exciting week of her life, Breda O’Mahony said she is honoured, proud and excited to be representing Kerry in this year’s Rose of Tralee competition. And she said she is looking forward to showing the other Roses why Kerry is regarded as the Kingdom as… Read More…

Celia Holman Lee will pick a winner

Celia Holman Lee will pick a winner

A STUNNING prize of an 18-carat white gold diamond pendant awaits the most stylish lady at Killarney Races on the closing day of the four-day August festival of racing. Valued at €3,000 and sponsored by Keane’s Jewellers, it is certainly a fabulous prize well worth winning and, not surprisingly, competition in the style stakes is… Read More…

Sport

A collector’s item to be worn with pride

A collector’s item to be worn with pride

AS big match giveaway competitions go – they don’t get much better than this. To celebrate the fact that Kerry have reached yet another All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final, KillarneyToday.com has a super prize that every fan of the green and gold will want to get their hands on. As part of the exciting build-up… Read More…

Daithi and Maura to choose car for a year winner

Daithi and Maura to choose car for a year winner

NOT one but three days of best dressed competitions, including categories for ladies, gents, younger racers, vintage lovers and couples, will be a key feature of this year’s Listowel Harvest Racing Festival. Ladies’ Day on Friday, September 15 will be judged by afternoon TV presenters Maura Derrane and Daithí Ó Sé with the winner receiving a Honda… Read More…

Business

There’s Killarney… and then there’s the rest

There’s Killarney… and then there’s the rest

SEVERAL Killarney hotels and hospitality professionals have been shortlisted for the sought-after Hotel and Catering Review gold medal awards for 2017. The awards scheme celebrates outstanding achievements in the industry and recognises and rewards high standards of excellence in terms of both the physical product and the level of service being delivered. After a three-month… Read More…

54% said town was attractive

54% said town was attractive

JUST over half of those who responded to a major new survey to identify strengths and opportunities in Tralee felt that the town was an attractive place. The findings of the Tralee Town Centre Health Check survey, involving a number of agencies working together, was launched today by the Minister of State for Housing and… Read More…

Features

Ambitious Michael makes his mark

Ambitious Michael makes his mark

BUSINESS PROFILE LONG before he sat his Leaving Certificate examinations in St Brendan’s College, Killarney, in 2015, Michael O’Keeffe knew exactly the career path he wanted to take. And it all revolved around cars. Even then the ambitious Fossa teenager was infatuated by the motor industry and when an opportunity arose to join the team… Read More…

Be prudent when buying a new car

Be prudent when buying a new car

WITH the 712 car registrations on the horizon, Killarney Credit Union has issued some timely advice to members of the public to ensure they are fully informed on the motor finance deals that are on offer and to  consider options before signing on the dotted line. Research conducted by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission… Read More…