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Never forget that when the sun goes down, the stars come out

Never forget that when the sun goes down, the stars come out

BEAUTY, true beauty, will always find a way to blossom. Killarney might now have its eyes closed in enforced springtime slumber. But this too shall pass. Even in the eerie stillness, in its near deserted, lonesome state, the town retains its magical lure and emits a remarkable sense of place proving, yet again, that everything… Read More…

Health chiefs confirm 25 additional deaths

Health chiefs confirm 25 additional deaths

THERE are now 122 cases of Covid-19 in Kerry with five new patients diagnosed in the past 24 hours. Nationally, a further 25 people have died bringing the total number of fatalities to 235 and the latest victims were 10 females and 15 males with a median age of 80. A further 365 new cases… Read More…

Sport

Games called off – but they will be back

Games called off – but they will be back

THE International Highland Games, planned for Killarney this June, have fallen victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Killarney Town Twinning Association, which was the host body for the event along with the Killarney Convention Centre and the Scottish Masters Athletics International, has said the decision was unavoidable in the current circumstances but, on a happier… Read More…

Health and well-being the main priority

Health and well-being the main priority

THE Circuit of Kerry Rally, which had been scheduled for April 5, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The Kerry Motor Club, in line with guidelines issued by government agencies and the Health Service Execurive, have taken the decision to call off the eagerly awaited event due to the global outbreak… Read More…

Business

Current account quarter one fees will be refunded

Current account quarter one fees will be refunded

KILLARNEY Credit Union and Cara Credit Union have announced that, in light of the Covid-19 emergency, they are will not be charging quarter one fees from January to March this year to members who signed up for the current account option with a globally accepted Mastercard debit card with contactless payments. Both credit unions reported… Read More…

Some premises have boarded up their windows and doors

Some premises have boarded up their windows and doors

THE streets of Killarney are all but deserted as locals continue to respect the instruction to stay indoors unless it is absolutely necessary to venture out. Only essential businesses remain open, including supermarkets, pharmacies, fuel stations and financial institutions, and those that are trading have put very strict social distancing measures in place. A very… Read More…

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