News

School puts spotlight on wellness

School puts spotlight on wellness

A PROGRESSIVE Kerry secondary school has celebrated securing a Health Promoting Schools’ flag by hosting a wellness day for students and staff. Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra in Rathmore was involved in a combined effort involving the Health Promoting Schools coordinators, staff, parents, students and management which enabled the enhancement and rejuvenation of staff and student… Read More…

More than 500 people are right on course

More than 500 people are right on course

THE Bishop of Kerry will present the certificates in pastoral ministry to 37 people from Diocese of Kerry at a gathering in the Heights Hotel, Killarney next Wednesday night. Bishop Ray Browne will recognise the achievements of participants from the Millstreet Pastoral Area, including Rathmore, Ballydesmond, Boherbue, Dromtariffe and Millstreet. All the participants are already… Read More…

Sport

Kerry seek to lower the Banner

Kerry seek to lower the Banner

THE Kerry team to play Clare in the Munster Minor Football Championship has been named. Jason Costello’s side shows one starting line-up change from the side that overpowered Cork in the opening round with Kevin Goulding of Ballyduff)lining out at wing forward. The game will be played this Thursday evening at Austin Stack Park, Tralee… Read More…

Big night in store for Aislinn and Sarah

Big night in store for Aislinn and Sarah

  TWO Kerry players have been included in the National Football League Division 2 Team of the League for this season. Rathmore’s impressive defender Aislinn Desmond is penciled in at full back while the free-scoring Sarah Houlihan from Beaufort slots in at right corner forward. The players will receive their awards at a gala ceremony… Read More…

Business

Major step forward in parking crux dilemma

Major step forward in parking crux dilemma

KILLARNEY Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has described the newly opened car and bus park on Rock Road as a hugely important development in the heart of the town and noted that the advantages of the new facility will be best seen during the busy summer season. The new development, officially opened on Wednesday, will… Read More…

The proof of success is in the pudding

The proof of success is in the pudding

A PROGRESSIVE small businesses will represent Local Enterprise Office Kerry at the National Enterprise Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin next week. Annascaul Black Pudding till be the county’s flagbearer and the awards – which feature several sectors – offer an investment prize fund of €40,000. Annascaul Black Pudding, run by Thomas and Eileen Ashe,… Read More…

Features

Dreams come true at the Castlerosse Park Resort

Dreams come true at the Castlerosse Park Resort

IT’S one of the most spectacularly located venues in Kerry to celebrate a big occasion so it comes as no great surprise that the annual Wedding Open Day at the Castlerosse Park Resort in Killarney is in such big demand with brides and grooms-to-be. With its magnificent location, immediately overlooking the majestic lakes and mountains… Read More…

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

THE next time Mary Lynch and Neil Campbell attend a motor sport rally they can rest assured that they will certainly look the part. They were the winners of much sought-after jackets at the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Rally which attracted a huge crowd to the town to watch the action. Whatever about drivers competing… Read More…