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Two deaths and 23 new cases nationally

Two deaths and 23 new cases nationally

ONE new case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Kerry this Saturday with the total number of known infections in the county now rising to 311. Nationally, two more people have died which brings the number of coronavirus related fatalities to 1,746 while 23 new cases have been confirmed which sees the total number of Covid-19… Read More…

Call on funfair to defer for 12 months

Call on funfair to defer for 12 months

THE Mayor of Killarney has said confirmation of a suspected cluster of Covid-19 cases involving a group of young people who rented accommodation in the town has caused widespread concern, anxiety and fear. Cllr Brendan Cronin said the news has led to real concern for Killarney residents, particularly the elderly and vulnerable who have cocooned and abided… Read More…

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Sunrise start for adventure of a lifetime

Sunrise start for adventure of a lifetime

A GRITTY Killarney adventurer will set off this Saturday on an incredible test of energy, stamina and endurance that will see him running 1,000km on terrain stretching from the wilds of the Iveragh Peninsula in Kerry to the frozen ice of Yukon, Canada. Determined ultra-runner Kevin Leahy is undertaking the arduous challenge to raise funds… Read More…

Glitz and glamour as Ladies’ Day turns virtual

Glitz and glamour as Ladies’ Day turns virtual

IT will certainly be novel but dedicated followers of fashion who love the glamour and excitement of the annual ladies’ day at Killarney Races need not be disappointed as they are being invited to gather family and friends together to celebrate the Dawn Milk Virtual Ladies Day 2020. One of the most prestigious fashion events… Read More…

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Call on funfair to defer for 12 months

Call on funfair to defer for 12 months

THE Mayor of Killarney has said confirmation of a suspected cluster of Covid-19 cases involving a group of young people who rented accommodation in the town has caused widespread concern, anxiety and fear. Cllr Brendan Cronin said the news has led to real concern for Killarney residents, particularly the elderly and vulnerable who have cocooned and abided… Read More…

Slashing of VAT rate needed to help tourism survive

Slashing of VAT rate needed to help tourism survive

THERE is still huge accommodation availability – at great value – in hotels and guesthouses in Killarney and other parts of Kerry with reports of a massive drop-off in bookings for July and August compared to last year. A new survey conducted by the Irish Hotels’ Federation shows national occupancy levels of 23% and 26% for… Read More…

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