News

The welcome is still on the mat

The welcome is still on the mat

JUST after he marched through the streets of Killarney with his school band on St Patrick’s Day in 1993, Jeremy Russell from Concord, North Carolina promised to return one day and suggested that he might even choose Killarney for his honeymoon. He was certainly true to his word as he returned this week with his… Read More…

St Avertin comes alive Killarney style

St Avertin comes alive Killarney style

SUPREMELY talented musicians and dancers from Killarney entertained the masses in France this afternoon while two local politicians made important contacts with their Gallic counterparts as part of a successful twinning arrangement. Musicians from the Killarney School of Music, led by Padraig Buckley, and high-steppers from the Hegarty School of Dancing performed at an open… Read More…

Sport

U21 championship down to late eight

U21 championship down to late eight

DR Crokes, who received a bye in the first round of this year’s Kerry Under 21 Football Championship, will face the winners of the West Kerry v Kerins O’Rahillys in the quarter-finals. The draw, made at lunchtime today, makes provision for the last eight games to be played on Wednesday next. Spa, who overcame St… Read More…

Legion must travel to face West Kerry

Legion must travel to face West Kerry

KILLARNEY Legion’s crunch Kerry Senior Football Championship round three clash with West Kerry will be part of a double header at Austin Stack Park, Tralee on Sunday, July 9. James O’Donoghue and co will be in action at 2.00pm and the losers will exit this year’s championship. The game will be a curtain-raiser to the… Read More…

Business

Tourism has created 50,000 jobs in six years

Tourism has created 50,000 jobs in six years

HOTELIERS say the appointment of Kerry TD Brendan Griffin as Minister of State for Tourism and Sport comes at a pivotal time for the tourism sector. They say the strong recovery in Irish tourism has been supported by a range of targeted government measures that have been enormously positive for the industry but recent CSO… Read More…

It’s all good news for the tourism trade

It’s all good news for the tourism trade

SUNSHINE or not, they’re coming in their droves to Killarney and Ireland’s other premier tourist destinations and, for the first time ever, the number of holidaymakers from North America broke the magical one million mark in 2016. Fáilte Ireland today published a preliminary compilation of key findings on industry performance last year with data on… Read More…

Features

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…