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Everything is in Order for Enda

Everything is in Order for Enda

HOW do you follow an act like Michael Fassbender? With the former leader of the country who is the longest serving TD in Dáil Éireann and one of the most respected politicians of his generation. That’s how. Enda Kenny is to be inducted into the Order of Innisfallen in Killarney on December 1 in recognition… Read More…

Milltown to become Kerry’s culture capital

Milltown to become Kerry’s culture capital

FLEADH Cheoil Chiarraí is to return to Milltown after a 10-year absence and the town is already ablaze with preparations for the popular traditional music festival which will hit the high notes in June 2018. The local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann and committee members returned to their roots for the launch of the event… Read More…

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The life of Bryan in a Kerry jersey

The life of Bryan in a Kerry jersey

ANOTHER Kerry great who was recognised as one of the most stylish players of his generation has hung his boots. Bryan Sheehan, one of the most elegant fielders and kickers in the game, has announced his retirement from inter-county football. The St Mary’s Caherciveen clubman, now aged 32, first donned the green and gold jersey… Read More…

Kerry players show they have Seoul

Kerry players show they have Seoul

SEVERAL players from Kerry are in action in the high-profile 2017 Asian Gaelic Games, sponsored by Killorglin-based financial services giant Fexco, which are taking place in Bangkok, Thailand this weekend. The 22nd annual tournament is hosted by the Asian County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association and it is the highlight of the calendar for… 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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