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‘I won’t be tied up in knots by any political party’

‘I won’t be tied up in knots by any political party’

DANNY Healy-Rae has emphatically rejected reports that he is considering joining a new political party or an alliance of TDs in Dáil Éireann. There has been intense media speculation that Tipperary TD, Mattie McGrath, and Cork South West TD, Michael Collins, were considering forming a new alliance to highlight rural issues and to get the… Read More…

No McGrath Cup but plenty of stern tests

No McGrath Cup but plenty of stern tests

WITH Kerry opting out of this season’s McGrath Cup, opting instead to concentrate on the main business at hand for 2018, the county’s first competitive outing will be on Sunday, January 28 when they open their defence of their National League crown. Eamonn Fitzmaurice and his charges are at home to Donegal for their opening… Read More…

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No McGrath Cup but plenty of stern tests

No McGrath Cup but plenty of stern tests

WITH Kerry opting out of this season’s McGrath Cup, opting instead to concentrate on the main business at hand for 2018, the county’s first competitive outing will be on Sunday, January 28 when they open their defence of their National League crown. Eamonn Fitzmaurice and his charges are at home to Donegal for their opening… Read More…

Sheila is Killarney’s Captain Fantastic

Sheila is Killarney’s Captain Fantastic

SHEILA Crowley is certainly leading by example since taking up the post of Lady Captain at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club. On October 19 she took over the skipper’s role, succeeding Amy Arthur for the 2018 season, and she certainly marked the handover in style by scoring a sensational hole-in-one. Driver in hand and playing… Read More…

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Minister’s instinct is that one body is the best way forward

Minister’s instinct is that one body is the best way forward

A CALL for one State body to be given responsibility for training staff entering the tourism industry sparked a lively debate at a high-profile tourism forum in Killarney. But the chief executive of Fáilte Ireland has insisted that his organisation does not have the legislative remit or the resources to take control. Leading the call,… Read More…

Tourists hitting Kerry in their droves

Tourists hitting Kerry in their droves

THE boom is back in tourism. There has been a major recovery in the domestic market and the end result is that more people are enjoying breaks with hotels remaining remain open later in the season to cope with demand. John Brennan of the Park Hotel in Kenmare told the Let’s Talk Tourism forum in… Read More…

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