News

3,000 blood donations a week are required

3,000 blood donations a week are required

OVER 500 people donated blood in Killarney at the most recent clinic following an appeal from the Irish Blood Transfusion Service who said supplies were dropping. The service required more than 10,000 attendances nationwide in December and early January to maintain the blood supply and it held additional clinics to ensure there is blood available… Read More…

€7,200 estimate on substances seized

€7,200 estimate on substances seized

GARDAI in Kerry have seized suspected cocaine, cannabis and controlled drugs, worth an estimated of €7,200, following a search at a house. The property was raised in Cahersiveen at the weekend following an ongoing Garda operation. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The substances discovered will be sent for analysis. A… Read More…

Sport

Brilliant Beaufort reach All-Ireland final

Brilliant Beaufort reach All-Ireland final

IT was not exactly a case of anything Kilcummin can do we can do too but brilliant Beaufort will join their near neighbours in Croke Park on February 9 after qualifying for the final of the All-Ireland Junior Club Football Championship, They worked their way back from being three points down at half-time to edge… Read More…

Matt gives Kilcummin that Keane edge

Matt gives Kilcummin that Keane edge

KERRY kingpins Kilcummin have reached the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Football Championship final after pipping Two Mile House of Kildare in a real cliffhanger at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. They had to fight tenaciously all afternoon to register their 0-11 to 0-10 victory and they will now face Naomh Eanna of Antrim in the big… Read More…

Business

Killarney gathering told British-Irish relations will have to be rebuilt

Killarney gathering told British-Irish relations will have to be rebuilt

A LEADING academic from Kerry, who now holds a top position with the influential European Institute, has maintained that Brexit has been extremely damaging to British-Irish relations and it has enormous implications over which this country has no say or control. Professor Brigid Laffan, a native of Caherciveen and now Director of the European University… Read More…

Bertie takes a swipe at Trump

Bertie takes a swipe at Trump

FORMER Taoiseach Bertie Ahern availed of a high-profile visit to Killarney this Thursday to direct a number of verbal swipes at President Donald Trump saying he is living with a view of a world of “dog-eat-dog competition” where power, rather than ethical norms, is the predominant virtue and bilateralism and deal-making is the preferred option.… Read More…

Features

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

THE next time Mary Lynch and Neil Campbell attend a motor sport rally they can rest assured that they will certainly look the part. They were the winners of much sought-after jackets at the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Rally which attracted a huge crowd to the town to watch the action. Whatever about drivers competing… Read More…