News

3,000 rowers, 500 clubs, great Kerry wins

3,000 rowers, 500 clubs, great Kerry wins

KILLARNEY and Kerry clubs made their mark, in no uncertain terms, at the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships at Ferrybank, Co Wexford at the weekend. 500 crews and 3,000 rowers from around the coastal towns of Ireland were represented and there were very notable successes for Flesk Valley Rowing Club, Workmen’s Rowing Club, Fossa Rowing Club and the newly… Read More…

Help Ellie to be reunited with her favourite cuddly toy

Help Ellie to be reunited with her favourite cuddly toy

AN extensive search is underway to try to find a giraffe that has gone missing in Killarney. The distinctive brown and white pet is a precious soft toy that was lost by a little girl named Ellie MacSweeney during a trip to town. She was with her mum, Jenny, and the much-loved toy – which… Read More…

Sport

3,000 rowers, 500 clubs, great Kerry wins

3,000 rowers, 500 clubs, great Kerry wins

KILLARNEY and Kerry clubs made their mark, in no uncertain terms, at the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships at Ferrybank, Co Wexford at the weekend. 500 crews and 3,000 rowers from around the coastal towns of Ireland were represented and there were very notable successes for Flesk Valley Rowing Club, Workmen’s Rowing Club, Fossa Rowing Club and the newly… Read More…

Kerry crews rule in the water

Kerry crews rule in the water

Report and Pictures: Valerie O’Sullivan IN what was a remarkable weekend of rowing at the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing Championships in Ferrybank, Co Wexford, 500 crews descended and did battle on the waters of the sunny south east with 3,000 rowers from around the coastal towns of Ireland represented. The event was hosted by the Irish… Read More…

Business

50 new jobs boost for county town

50 new jobs boost for county town

KERRY County Council has welcomed the announcement by recruitment firm Sigmar that it is to create 50 new jobs at its European talent hub in Tralee. The local authority said it builds on the reputation of the county as a location for high quality, innovative enterprises and it is a vote of confidence in the… Read More…

Gardai in clampdown on underage drinking

Gardai in clampdown on underage drinking

GARDAI in Killarney have warned pubs, off licences and other premises selling alcohol that they are enforcing a zero tolerance attitude to the problem of underage drinking and any premises caught selling booze to minors will be met with the full force of the law. Eight licence holders have received the benefit of the Probation… 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…