News

Fighter Fionn’s family wants to say thanks

Fighter Fionn’s family wants to say thanks

A FUNDRAISING event in aid of the neonatal unit in Cork University Maternity Hospital and Bru Columbanus will be held this Friday night and hosted by a Killarney family with particular reason to be grateful to both facilities. Denice Lucey’s son Fionn was born last November at just 23 weeks, weighing a tiny 700g on… Read More…

Cathedral choirs get star tuition

Cathedral choirs get star tuition

THE choir mistress who caught the eye of music mogul Simon Cowell was in Killarney this week to host a singing workshop for parish choir leaders in Kerry. Veronica McCarron shot to fame when Cowell flirted with her on Britain’s Got Talent, telling her he thought she was cute. She was conducting the all-girl choir… Read More…

Sport

Blow for Kerry as young star goes down under

Blow for Kerry as young star goes down under

PETER Keane will have to plan without one of the top rising stars in Kerry football as he plots his first season in charge of the Kerry senior side. The swashbuckling Stefan Okunbor, (20), one of the hottest properties in the game, is set to join Aussie Rules side Geelong Cats on a two-year Rookie… Read More…

Business

County town slips up in IBAL ratings

County town slips up in IBAL ratings

LESS than three years after it was named Ireland’s Top Tourism Town, by Fáilte Ireland, Tralee has slipped to the bottom seven of all towns and cities surveyed in the Irish Business Against Litter League, administered by An Taisce. While Killarney finished in an impressive sixth place overall, Tralee was described as being “moderately littered”… Read More…

Staff left a lasting impression

Staff left a lasting impression

KILLARNEY Credit Union has joined in the celebrations after the organisation has been voted number one for customer experience in the 2018 CXi Ireland ratings for the fourth year running. This is the first time, anywhere in the world, that the same organisation has won four-in-a-row and Killarney joins 250 other credit unions a in… 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…