News

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Exclusive A NUMBER of Killarney businesses opposed to pedestrianisation in the town centre are forming a new retail action group to battle it out with the local council on the contentious issue. They will also initiate a campaign seeking better parking facilities to relieve chronic year-round traffic congestion on the streets and approach roads to… Read More…

Top artists has good tips for students

Top artists has good tips for students

ENTHUSIASTIC second year art students from a Killarney secondary school were thrilled to meet acclaimed artist Niall Naessens on a visit to Siamsa Tire in Tralee and they were even more delighted when he spoke to them about his inspiration, influences and printmaking techniques. They viewed his work at close quarters and he briefed them… Read More…

Sport

22 points to spare tells the full story

22 points to spare tells the full story

THE scoreline seldom lies and, in this instance, it certainly doesn’t as classy Kilcummin almost casually brushed aside the challenge of Waterford champions Kilmacthomas at the weekend to book their place in the Munster Intermediate Football club final. By the time the final whistle sounded Kilcummin had accumulated an impressive total of 2-17 while hapless… Read More…

Five-star show from the Kerry champions

Five-star show from the Kerry champions

Dr Crokes 5-20 St Finbarr’s 1-11 AN absolutely devastating performance, despite the dreadful conditions, saw Kerry kingpins Dr Crokes glide almost effortlessly into another Munster Club Football Championship decider when they crushed Cork flagbearers St Finbarr’s at Lewis Road this afternoon. Pat O’Shea would probably have preferred a tougher contest but the Rebels simply couldn’t… Read More…

Business

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Exclusive A NUMBER of Killarney businesses opposed to pedestrianisation in the town centre are forming a new retail action group to battle it out with the local council on the contentious issue. They will also initiate a campaign seeking better parking facilities to relieve chronic year-round traffic congestion on the streets and approach roads to… Read More…

Towns told work together in quieter season

Towns told work together in quieter season

KERRY is one of just five counties leading the way and setting a hot pace for others in Irish tourism. Regionality is one of the biggest issues facing the industry and the right actions need to be taken now to ensure some areas are not left behind, Fáílte Ireland CEO, Paul Kelly, told delegates at… Read More…

Features

Aherns add Mazda to their BMW and Opel franchises

Aherns add Mazda to their BMW and Opel franchises

MAZDA Ireland has new representation in Kerry and the south west of the country as Ahern’s of Castleisland have been appointed as the latest official Mazda retailer to complete the newly redeveloped network. Ahern’s Mazda is now one of 19 Mazda retailers across the country, supplying Kerry and surrounding counties with the award-winning Japanese vehicles.… Read More…