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‘We are fighting not only a pandemic but also stupidity’

‘We are fighting not only a pandemic but also stupidity’

ONE of the most iconic structures in Killarney National Park has been damaged and locals believe it was a mindless act of vandalism. Cement blocks that topped the landmark Brickeen Bridge – which overlooks the Lakes of Killarney on the Dinis Peninsula – have been ripped off and tossed on the ground in mysterious circumstances.… Read More…

Sport

Gooch: Kerry need to work on their fitness and the defence

Gooch: Kerry need to work on their fitness and the defence

KERRY GAA legend Colm Cooper reckons Peter Keane’s squad will need to become more clinical and work harder on their fitness if they hope to knock five-in-a-row champions Dublin off their championship throne. He said whether or not Kerry should have won the drawn All-Ireland final last year, they certainly could have won it as… Read More…

Legion ladies to hit the road for 250km event

Legion ladies to hit the road for 250km event

KILLARNEY Legion’s senior ladies’ squad and their management team are planning to embark on a major run to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. They will set off on a journey that will total a collective 250km and each player or coach has set themselves an individual target. On May 30 the ladies hope… Read More…

Business

€15m boost to get towns and villages moving again

€15m boost to get towns and villages moving again

GROUPS in Kerry are being encouraged to apply for funding under the 2020 Town and Village Renewal Scheme with a total of €15 million available. Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, said the scheme provides funding for projects which support towns and villages to be more attractive and sustainable. This year it… Read More…

Kerry zooms in on film industry potential

Kerry zooms in on film industry potential

A NEW website has been launched to enable film and television professionals to connect directly with the services, locations and expertise available in Kerry. www.screenkerry.ie is an undertaking spearheaded by Siobhán O’Sullivan, Kerry Film Development Officer with Kerry ETB, in association with Kerry County Council, and the site is now live. A one-stop shop for… Read More…

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