News

Cash galore as minister proves a great sport

Cash galore as minister proves a great sport

SEVERAL Killarney clubs and facilities have received a timely financial boost just ahead of the local and European elections with over €600,000 approved by the Government in equipment grants for a total of 33 clubs in the county. News of the allocations was confirmed by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, as… Read More…

Residents stage protest at final council meeting

Residents stage protest at final council meeting

A DECISION to grant planning permission, subject to conditions, for the erection of a wind turbine battery storage facility at Ballynahulla, Ballydesmond sparked a protest by several members of the public outside the final meeting of the outgoing Kerry County Council in Tralee this Monday. The development will house 40 battery units, transformers and associated equipment… Read More…

Sport

Cash galore as minister proves a great sport

Cash galore as minister proves a great sport

SEVERAL Killarney clubs and facilities have received a timely financial boost just ahead of the local and European elections with over €600,000 approved by the Government in equipment grants for a total of 33 clubs in the county. News of the allocations was confirmed by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, as… Read More…

Air Jordan: New system helps flight recovery

Air Jordan: New system helps flight recovery

AFTER a remarkably successful 2018 season, culminating in a bronze medal success at the European Para Athletics Championships in Berlin, Killarney athlete Jordan Lee finds himself in a very unique position of being one of very few top class para-athletes that also rank right up there with able-bodied competitors. And he proved that last weekend… Read More…

Business

Airport the scene of ‘Keep it in the ground’ protest

Airport the scene of ‘Keep it in the ground’ protest

PLANS for oil and gas exploration off the Kerry coast should be halted, protesters gathered at the entrance to Kerry Airport insisted yesterday. Those in attendance at the ‘Keep it in the ground’ climate crisis protest, organised by the Kerry Green Party, dismissed as “absurd and illogical” the notion of continued exploration and extraction off… Read More…

Killarney gets its share of €67m conference windfall

Killarney gets its share of €67m conference windfall

KILLARNEY has enjoyed a generous slice of a €67 million conference pie announced by Fáilte Ireland who confirmed that 162 international seminars have been secured for Ireland so far this year. This represents an increase of over 15 per cent in the value of the events secured over the same period last year, with the… Read More…

Features

Dreams come true at the Castlerosse Park Resort

Dreams come true at the Castlerosse Park Resort

IT’S one of the most spectacularly located venues in Kerry to celebrate a big occasion so it comes as no great surprise that the annual Wedding Open Day at the Castlerosse Park Resort in Killarney is in such big demand with brides and grooms-to-be. With its magnificent location, immediately overlooking the majestic lakes and mountains… Read More…

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

Rally fans Mary and Neil look the part

THE next time Mary Lynch and Neil Campbell attend a motor sport rally they can rest assured that they will certainly look the part. They were the winners of much sought-after jackets at the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Rally which attracted a huge crowd to the town to watch the action. Whatever about drivers competing… Read More…