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An amazing woman who lived an extraordinary life

An amazing woman who lived an extraordinary life

A PALPABLE air of sadness has descended on Killarney with news of the passing, on Saturday afternoon, of Betty Crosbie, a wonderfully charismatic, compassionate, larger than life personality and an energetic and driven charity champion who dedicated so much of her long and eventful life to helping others. Her death, at the age of 93,… Read More…

Four one-bed units in Rock Road plans

Four one-bed units in Rock Road plans

THERE are currently 666 applicants on a waiting list for one-bedroom accommodation in the Killarney Municipal District Council area but just four units are currently being constructed, it has been confirmed. The matter was raised by Cllr Maura Healy-Rae who asked Kerry County Council officials to provide the number of applications in the county and… Read More…

Sport

Aidan signs in with his very personal story

Aidan signs in with his very personal story

HE tamed Donegal danger man Michael Murphy in the 2014 All-Ireland, he chiseled out a reputation as one of the toughest defenders in the game, an uncompromising, no nonsense enforcer at the back, and, showing a much softer side, he glided and foxtrotted his way across the ballroom floor to become the outright winner of… Read More…

Lakers must hit the road for home cup tie

Lakers must hit the road for home cup tie

SCOTT’S Lakers will play their eagerly awaited National Cup preliminaty round game against Portlaoise Panthers in Castleisland as their usual home venue at the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre has still not been signed off as a coronavirus vaccination centre. The game, which promises to be an exciting encounter, will tip-off at 7.30pm on Saturday… Read More…

Business

No plan in place for existing hospital buildings

No plan in place for existing hospital buildings

NO decision has been taken on what will become of the existing Killarney Community Hospital when a long-promised new community nursing unit for older persons is finally built in the town. Funding has been provided under the HSE’s capital plan for the new 130-bed facility on the grounds of the St Finan’s Hospital complex and… Read More…

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