News

Listowel, you’re looking lovely

Listowel, you’re looking lovely

LOVELY Listowel has won the prestigious overall award in this year’s Tidy Towns competition. It is the first time the Kerry town has won the top prize but it comes as no great surprise as the town had been performing really well in recent years and it was also named this year’s best small town.… Read More…

Sport

Captain Cassandra has double cause to celebrate

Captain Cassandra has double cause to celebrate

SPA ladies gave won the coveted Junior A Championship title despite tough competition from Milltown/Listry in sunny Castleisland. This win was a great team effort with goalkeeper, Linda Bruggener, pulling off some great saves. The backline of Sinead Cronin, Kate Maher, Mairead Bennett and Elizabeth Stack were superb whileLoretta Maher controlled the centre of the… Read More…

Mayor’s good wishes for cup journey

Mayor’s good wishes for cup journey

ST Mary’s Basketball Club in Castleisland will certainly look the part when its talented under 18 squad travels to Dublin in November for the first round of the National Cup. The club was one of the beneficiaries of Kerry County Council’s Community Support Fund and the generous donation will be used to purchase new gear… Read More…

Business

Kerry women urged to think global

Kerry women urged to think global

THE Kerry Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from local to global with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has launched the national programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018 taking place on… Read More…

Tourism businesses meet key contacts

Tourism businesses meet key contacts

THE first in a series of three custom-made workshops, which are part of a targeted 2019 sales drive to provide an opportunity for tourism businesses to meet and pitch directly to overseas buyers, has been hosted by Fáilte Ireland. Those involved included representatives from Flynn’s Coaches, Killarney Jaunting Cars and Tangney Tours, Sneem Hotel and… 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…