News

GAA legend Marc gets the party going

GAA legend Marc gets the party going

NOW that he has retired from inter-county football, Marc Ó Sé can take time to enjoy some of the finer things in life and, sure, a little drop of the hard stuff never did anyone any harm. He was the VIP guest at a party to mark the first anniversary of the Celtic Whiskey Bar… Read More…

Appeal heard for free smoke alarms

Appeal heard for free smoke alarms

A CALL for smoke alarms to be fitted free of charge to houses occupied by the elderly and disabled persons in Kerry is a matter for the government and not the local authority, it has been stressed. The proposal was tabled by Cllr Michael Cahill who asked Kerry County Council and the Department of Housing,… Read More…

Sport

Schools on track for glory

Schools on track for glory

DUE to the planned closure, after Easter, of An Riocht Athletic Track in Castleisland for re-surfacing purposes, the Kerry Schools Track and Field Championships will now be held at the earlier date of Thursday, April 6, commencing at 11am. Events for boys and girls will include 100m, 300m, 1,500m, 800m, Long Jump, Shot, Relay with… Read More…

Fionn gets back in action

Fionn gets back in action

FRESH from his All-Ireland Club Championship winning exploits, livewire Dr Crokes defender, Fionn Fitzgerald, is straight back into the Kerry side for tomorrow’s National Football League clash with Cavan. The stylish defender slots in at right corner back which is the spot usually occupied by Shane Enright who limped off against Dublin in Tralee last… Read More…

Business

Kerry now home to Ireland’s longest rope bridge

Kerry now home to Ireland’s longest rope bridge

LUKE Skywalker is known to be very fond of Kerry and he might just love this. A visitor attraction, renowned worldwide as the breathtaking tropical jewel on the Ring of Kerry, is about to become even more popular with the opening of Ireland’s longest rope bridge. Five months’ work at Kells Bay House and Gardens… Read More…

Graduate roles offered by Liebherr

Graduate roles offered by Liebherr

LIEBHERR Container cranes in Killarney has announced a new engineering scholarship programme, commencing in September, to provide an unique opportunity for Leaving Certificate students, in the Kerry area, to gain a third level qualification in an engineering course of their choice. Options include electrical, mechanical, structural, automation or mechatronics. Successful applicants will complete their CAO… Read More…

Features

Festive fair to focus on quality

Festive fair to focus on quality

CHRISTMAS will be in full swing this day next week when Killarney Outlet Centre hosts its annual craft and food fair, now one of the established and most popular pre-festive season events. Running from noon until 6.00pm, it will feature quality local arts, crafts and food products under one roof to help shoppers avoid the… Read More…