News

Liebherr confirms apprenticeship plans

Liebherr confirms apprenticeship plans

PROGRESSIVE Killarney firm Liebherr Container Cranes has announced its apprenticeship recruitment for 2018. Apprenticeships are offered in all aspects of electrical engineering and installation, mechanical automation and maintenance fitter and metal fabrication. The successful candidates will benefit from a competitive package, fully paid training and education, future employment and progression opportunities and the opportunity to… Read More…

Rose to bloom at the races

Rose to bloom at the races

NEWLY crowned Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, will be in Killarney this afternoon for one of the first public engagements of her 12-month reign. She will mingle with punters at the opening day of the four-day August Festival of Racing and she is due to arrive at the track by helicopter. A doctor from Clonderrig,… Read More…

Sport

Ministerial approval for teak tough event

Ministerial approval for teak tough event

JUNIOR Tourism and Sport, Minister Brendan Griffin was on hand to lend his support to this year’s Kerry Way Ultra, a daunting 40-hour, 200km, non-stop marathon, run, which traverses  the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Iveragh Peninsula. The route stretches along the Wild Atlantic Way, on ancient trails and old roads and coastal cliffs. Starting in Killarney, participants… Read More…

Ciara gets a jump start in race to the top

Ciara gets a jump start in race to the top

A RICHLY talented Killarney athlete has set her sights on representing Ireland in the Olympic Games after adding another impressive string to her expanding bow of achievements at the weekend. High-jump specialist Ciara Kennelly, from Fossa, blasted her personal best into oblivion to win gold in the Community Games at the National Sports Campus in… Read More…

Business

Liebherr confirms apprenticeship plans

Liebherr confirms apprenticeship plans

PROGRESSIVE Killarney firm Liebherr Container Cranes has announced its apprenticeship recruitment for 2018. Apprenticeships are offered in all aspects of electrical engineering and installation, mechanical automation and maintenance fitter and metal fabrication. The successful candidates will benefit from a competitive package, fully paid training and education, future employment and progression opportunities and the opportunity to… Read More…

There’s Killarney… and then there’s the rest

There’s Killarney… and then there’s the rest

SEVERAL Killarney hotels and hospitality professionals have been shortlisted for the sought-after Hotel and Catering Review gold medal awards for 2017. The awards scheme celebrates outstanding achievements in the industry and recognises and rewards high standards of excellence in terms of both the physical product and the level of service being delivered. After a three-month… Read More…

Features

Ambitious Michael makes his mark

Ambitious Michael makes his mark

BUSINESS PROFILE LONG before he sat his Leaving Certificate examinations in St Brendan’s College, Killarney, in 2015, Michael O’Keeffe knew exactly the career path he wanted to take. And it all revolved around cars. Even then the ambitious Fossa teenager was infatuated by the motor industry and when an opportunity arose to join the team… Read More…

Be prudent when buying a new car

Be prudent when buying a new car

WITH the 712 car registrations on the horizon, Killarney Credit Union has issued some timely advice to members of the public to ensure they are fully informed on the motor finance deals that are on offer and to  consider options before signing on the dotted line. Research conducted by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission… Read More…