News

Bereaved upset by graveyard dumping

Bereaved upset by graveyard dumping

IRRESPONSIBLE dumping in a Killarney graveyard has become a constant problem despite a prominent sign asking people not to leave refuse in the area. Family members of those buried in the New Cemetery, on the outskirts of town, have become very upset by the persistent dumping problem with old wreaths, withered flowers, empty plastic flower… Read More…

St Brigid’s heartbreak in the final

St Brigid’s heartbreak in the final

FOLLOWING an epic adventure that saw them make it all the way to the final, the footballers of St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School in Killarney succumbed to Coláiste Bhaile Chláir of Galway in the All-Ireland Junior B final decider in Rathkeale at the weekend. The final scoreline of 6-11 to 1-16 might suggest a one-sided… Read More…

Sport

St Brigid’s heartbreak in the final

St Brigid’s heartbreak in the final

FOLLOWING an epic adventure that saw them make it all the way to the final, the footballers of St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School in Killarney succumbed to Coláiste Bhaile Chláir of Galway in the All-Ireland Junior B final decider in Rathkeale at the weekend. The final scoreline of 6-11 to 1-16 might suggest a one-sided… Read More…

Chequered flag at the ready for action

Chequered flag at the ready for action

THE engines have been primed and the chequered flag is ready to be raised as Killarney revs up for the Cartell.ie International Rally of the Lakes on the May bank holiday weekend. Killarney and District Motor Club held the official launch at the Brehon Hotel where Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce President, Paul O’Neill,… Read More…

Business

Kerry tourism pitches for business

Kerry tourism pitches for business

KILLARNEY was well represented as more than 360 Irish businesses from across the country flocked to the annual Meitheal travel trade event in the CityWest conference centre in Dublin. They had an opportunity to pitch their businesses to tens of thousands of potential customers and they had an opportunity to influence their travel itineraries for… Read More…

Store to make its Mark for autism

Store to make its Mark for autism

A KILLARNEY store is to pilot an innovative autism friendly shopping experience this weekend for the benefit of customers and families living with the condition. Marks & Spencer in Deerpark will trial the initiative from 10am to 12 noon on Sunday and staff members will be trained in autism awareness. To create a more suitable… Read More…

Features

Access to funding boost for local groups

Access to funding boost for local groups

KILLARNEY Credit Union this week launched a community loan product targeted at community, not-for-profit organisations and charities with loan amounts of up to €100,000 over 20 years on offer. Projects from all sectors, including sports groups, arts, youth activities, social enterprises and community groups, will be considered and groups, clubs and societies are all eligible… Read More…