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Rescue volunteers issue words of caution

Rescue volunteers issue words of caution

Three climbers have been rescued after spending the night stranded on Carrauntoohil mountain. Two males and a female set off in the searing hear on Friday but they got stuck on Howling Ridge overnight and it is reported that they did not have an adequate supply of water of food to sustain them. Emergency services… Read More…

€25,000 up for grabs in chopper football drop

€25,000 up for grabs in chopper football drop

Most clubs set out on a new season hoping to avoid the big drop – but Firies GAA Club is actually embracing the prospect with great enthusiasm. The club is planning a novel fundraising initiative which will see a helicopter dropping 10 footballs on to a football pitch from a height and the holders of… Read More…

Sport

€25,000 up for grabs in chopper football drop

€25,000 up for grabs in chopper football drop

Most clubs set out on a new season hoping to avoid the big drop – but Firies GAA Club is actually embracing the prospect with great enthusiasm. The club is planning a novel fundraising initiative which will see a helicopter dropping 10 footballs on to a football pitch from a height and the holders of… Read More…

Kearns takes up the top job in the Faithful County

Kearns takes up the top job in the Faithful County

Austin Stacks clubman Liam Kearns is the new manager of the Offaly senior footballers. The appointment of the vastly experienced coach was confirmed this Friday and Kearns is highly regarded in the game having previously managed Limerick, Laois and Tipperary, who he led to the All-Ireland SFC semi-final in 2016 – their first time reaching… Read More…

Business

Warm welcome for the Mayor of Fountain Hills

Warm welcome for the Mayor of Fountain Hills

Well accustomed to welcoming special guests, Killarney again rolled out the red carpet for a VIP visitor when the Mayor of Fountain Hills in Arizona paid a visit for three days and three nights. Mayor Ginny Dicke, who was accompanied on the visit by her husband Jim, are the first citizens in the master planned… Read More…

Card transactions pick-up in hospitality businesses

Card transactions pick-up in hospitality businesses

The post-pandemic recovery in the hospitality industry is continuing as pace, new research indicates. Restaurants, pubs, fast food outlets and accommodation service providers benefited from increases in debit and credit card transactions during the month of July, according to figures released today by Bank of Ireland. Card spending in July was fairly flat, with a… Read More…

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