News

Exam students prove a real class act

Exam students prove a real class act

THE Class of 2018 has made its mark in impressive style. Students in the three secondary schools in Killarney and those in Killorglin and Milltown have performed magnificently in the Leaving Cert with some hugely impressive individual results reported. Excitement reached fever pitch in St Brigid’s Presentation, Killarney Community College and St Brendan’s College, as… Read More…

‘Garth’ and Danny hit the road to Gneeveguilla

‘Garth’ and Danny hit the road to Gneeveguilla

IT doesn’t boast a cast of thousands but with Danny Healy-Rae and ‘Garth Brooks’ in the line-up, who else could you possibly need? Gneeveguilla GAA Club has produced a production worthy of an Oscar to promote its forthcoming carnival and, more specifically, the headline concert featuring Europe’s number one Garth Brooks Tribute Act. The epic… Read More…

Sport

Robbie and Eileen scoop Captain’s Prizes

Robbie and Eileen scoop Captain’s Prizes

OVER 30 players supported the Deerparl Captain’s Prize events hosted by both Noel Moynihan and Sheila O’Donoghue with the scoring very tight for the men’s overall nett. It came down to Back 9s between Robbie O’Brien Snr and Ger O’Connor with Robbie just edging it and getting a lovely claret jug presented by Noel. Eileen… Read More…

Jimmy remembered at memorial autocross

Jimmy remembered at memorial autocross

OVER 50 competitors from all over the country took part in the Jimmy Devane Memorial Autocross event held in memory of a very popular member of the Killarney and District Motor Club. The action took place at Ballybeggan Racecourse in Tralee on Sunday with a wide variety of cars and special buggies on display on… Read More…

Business

50 new jobs boost for county town

50 new jobs boost for county town

KERRY County Council has welcomed the announcement by recruitment firm Sigmar that it is to create 50 new jobs at its European talent hub in Tralee. The local authority said it builds on the reputation of the county as a location for high quality, innovative enterprises and it is a vote of confidence in the… Read More…

Gardai in clampdown on underage drinking

Gardai in clampdown on underage drinking

GARDAI in Killarney have warned pubs, off licences and other premises selling alcohol that they are enforcing a zero tolerance attitude to the problem of underage drinking and any premises caught selling booze to minors will be met with the full force of the law. Eight licence holders have received the benefit of the Probation… Read More…

Features

Aherns add Mazda to their BMW and Opel franchises

Aherns add Mazda to their BMW and Opel franchises

MAZDA Ireland has new representation in Kerry and the south west of the country as Ahern’s of Castleisland have been appointed as the latest official Mazda retailer to complete the newly redeveloped network. Ahern’s Mazda is now one of 19 Mazda retailers across the country, supplying Kerry and surrounding counties with the award-winning Japanese vehicles.… Read More…