News

‘We need more people like Muireann in this world’

‘We need more people like Muireann in this world’

A YOUNG Killarney schoolgirl, who recently made her confirmation, has donated all the gift money she received to mark the occasion to a hospice that cared for her late Dad. Big-hearted Muireann O’Brien, from Clash, Lissivigeen, presented a whopping €1,000 to the delighted management and staff of Marymount Hospice in Cork. The incredibly generous 12-year-old,… Read More…

Once Killarney’s biggest employer, building is now derelict

Once Killarney’s biggest employer, building is now derelict

JUST six submissions were received from interested parties after Kerry County Council advertised for expressions of interest in the former Pretty Polly site in Killarney, it has been confirmed. The local authority mounted a relatively high-profile commercial campaign to highlight the availability of the property to potential investors but that was the total number of… Read More…

Sport

‘A great clubman, a fantastic player and a true gentleman’

‘A great clubman, a fantastic player and a true gentleman’

AFTER a glittering career during which he won three All-Irelands, seven Munster crowns and two National Leagues with Kerry as well as an All-Ireland Club, five county championship medals and a dozen East Kerry senior titles, KillarneyToday.com revealed yesterday that Eoin Brosnan retired after 22 years at the top. The 38-year-old has now taken to… Read More…

Paul swaps beach pony races for Gold Cup glory

Paul swaps beach pony races for Gold Cup glory

WHEN jockey Paul Townend piloted Al Boum Photo past the post to clinch a brilliant Gold Cup win at this year’s Cheltenham Festival, nowhere was the victory celebrated more than in the Kerry village of Glenbeigh which has close links with the man-of-the-moment. 28-year-old Townend made it a day to remember for trainer Willie Mullins… Read More…

Business

Once Killarney’s biggest employer, building is now derelict

Once Killarney’s biggest employer, building is now derelict

JUST six submissions were received from interested parties after Kerry County Council advertised for expressions of interest in the former Pretty Polly site in Killarney, it has been confirmed. The local authority mounted a relatively high-profile commercial campaign to highlight the availability of the property to potential investors but that was the total number of… Read More…

Creative Chris cuts through the opposition

Creative Chris cuts through the opposition

LIKE new trends in hairstyling, international awards just keep on coming for creative Killarney hair professional Chris O’Riordan. The talented barber, who has won several awards for excellence in recent years, has scooped another prestigious accolade in a prestigious competition. Chris, of the Sean Taaffe Group, was crowned Irish champion in the keenly contested American Crew… 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…