News

Arise Sir Tim and take your place in your very own castle

Arise Sir Tim and take your place in your very own castle

EXCLUSIVE A FORMER prominent businessman in Killarney, who has spent recent years working in finance in Dubai and the US, has purchased a 16th century Norman Castle in Co Tipperary and he intends to spend millions of euro restoring the property as a living quarters. Tim Maher, who worked with AIB and the former Irish… Read More…

Donal is bringing it all back home

Donal is bringing it all back home

KERRY GAA legend Colm Cooper will switch his thoughts from football to history in his home town this Thursday night when he will have an unusual role to play at the close of what is an engaging one-man show. The Gooch will turn his hand to the role of interviewer when he questions local thespian… Read More…

Sport

Kerry fans can Go Green for 18

Kerry fans can Go Green for 18

THEY’VE already gone back to gold but now Kerry supporters can go a distinct shade of psychedelic green in time for the St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Loyal Kingdom fans will be able to paint the town green as they prepare for the big National League clash with a resurgent Kildare, at Austin Stack Park, on… Read More…

Donaghy, John Terry and the wrath of Jack

Donaghy, John Terry and the wrath of Jack

PASSIONATE Chelsea FC fan Kieran Donaghy cheered on former Blues skipper John Terry for years but imagine the Kerry veteran’s surprise when he discovered that the legendary England centre half was keeping tabs on him in return. The 37-year-old former England defender, now with Aston Villa, posted a snapshot of Donaghy’s autobiography, What Do You… Read More…

Business

Killarney rates take close to €11 million

Killarney rates take close to €11 million

KERRY County Council generated over half a million euro more in commercial rates payments in Killarney in 2016 than in the previous year, it has emerged. The income from rates for the 12-month period in 2016 amounted to €10,770,110 which was an increase of €654,754 on the €10,115,356 brought in in 2015. The figures were… Read More…

Four pharmacists ensure more solid service

Four pharmacists ensure more solid service

A KILLARNEY man who has operated a busy pharmacy in Sneem for almost 25 years is part of a new restructuring arrangement designed to cater for the pharmaceutical and healthcare requirements for South Kerry residents and visitors into the future. Following restructuring and ownership changes involving Sneem and Waterville pharmacies, a team of four experienced… Read More…

Features

Big interest in new year car loans

Big interest in new year car loans

WITH consumers changing their cars more frequently than before – a trend that is continuing in 2018 – Killarney Credit Union is reporting a significant increase in queries about car loans since the start of the year. The latest Carzone Motoring Report found that one in two people now change their car every five years… Read More…