News

Noel and Charlie ready to hit the road again

Noel and Charlie ready to hit the road again

WHILE Michael Fassbender is likely to grab all the headlines when he takes his place at the start grid, he won’t be the only Killarney local hitting the road for this year’s Rally of the Lakes which gets underway on the May bank holiday weekend. This is the landmark 40th year of the rally and,… Read More…

Goal is to bring people home safely

Goal is to bring people home safely

VOLUNTEER lifeboat crews at the RNLI’s two lifeboat stations in Kerry launched 41 times in 2018 bringing 46 people to safety. Valentia RNLI launched 23 to rescue 35 people while Fenit RNLI launched 18 times, coming to the aid of 11 people. The charity is calling on the people of Kerry to support their volunteer… Read More…

Sport

Noel and Charlie ready to hit the road again

Noel and Charlie ready to hit the road again

WHILE Michael Fassbender is likely to grab all the headlines when he takes his place at the start grid, he won’t be the only Killarney local hitting the road for this year’s Rally of the Lakes which gets underway on the May bank holiday weekend. This is the landmark 40th year of the rally and,… Read More…

All pitching in for open day

All pitching in for open day

DEERPARK Pitch and Putt Club are to hold a public open day this Good Friday to show off the first class facilities to potential new members. The promotion will run from 12 noon to 6.00pm, there will a free round of pitch and putt, with clubs provided, and light refreshments will be served. An open… Read More…

Business

Fireside chat with former Top Gear host planned

Fireside chat with former Top Gear host planned

KILLARNEY’S most famous son, Hollywood star and rally ace Michael Fassbender, has been lined up to appear at Electronomous – the International Car Tech and Mobility Summit – in Killarney on May 2/3. Just days before he is due to compete in the Killarney Rally of the Lakes, the Fossa man has agreed to a fireside chat… Read More…

David at helm of body that has raised $600m for great causes

David at helm of body that has raised $600m for great causes

A KILLARNEY man has been appointed to the prestigious position of president and chief executive of the Ireland Funds America, a global philanthropic network that promotes and supports peace, culture, education and community development in Ireland and for Irish-related causes around the world. The organisation has raised over $600 million for deserving causes in Ireland… Read More…

Features

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…