News

25 years of quality education celebrated

25 years of quality education celebrated

THIS September is a very special milestone for the Killarney VTOS which is celebrating the 25th anniversary of providing quality adult education in the town. Individuals who are over 21 years and in receipt of a social welfare payment are eligible to join the programme and choices include a QQI level 4 major award in… Read More…

Killarney must act to protest lakes and rivers

Killarney must act to protest lakes and rivers

FAR too much hard work and effort has gone into cleaning up the lakes of Killarney to allow pollution to again pose a threat, a local councillor has warned. Cllr Michael Gleeson was questioning whether any progress has been made with the development of the reed bed sewage treatment facility in the Demesne and he… Read More…

Sport

Fitzmaurice: Donnchadh’s machine-like stamina was a huge asset

Fitzmaurice: Donnchadh’s machine-like stamina was a huge asset

KERRY County Board Chairman, Tim Murphy, has led the tributes to Donnchadh Walsh, who has retired from inter-county football, saying his decision marks the end of another glorious career spanning 17 years over different grades. He said Donnchadh’s work rate on the field was unequalled. “He leaves the stage having made an enormous contribution to… Read More…

Business

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…

Enjoying Kerry’s magic Inch by Inch

Enjoying Kerry’s magic Inch by Inch

A GROUP of influential German travel and lifestyle journalists has visited the Reeks District to get a first-hand experience of Ireland’s adventure playground. The writers, from a range of publications including Bild, GEO, Tagesspiegel, Berliner Kurier and Der Kulinariker, followed a busy schedule that saw them scale Carrauntuohill, cycle around and kayak on Caragh Lake,… 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…