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Red carpet rolled out for president’s nephew

Red carpet rolled out for president’s nephew

A NEPHEW of former American President John F Kennedy visited the Institute of Technology Tralee campus on Wednesday and Thursday to deliver a keynote address. The visit of UNESCO chairholder at the ITT Dr Timothy Shriver, further demonstrates the commitment and dedication of all parties to support access to health and wellbeing, communities, education, economy… Read More…

New road plan for Kerry’s fastest growing town

New road plan for Kerry’s fastest growing town

THE need for a major improvement of the N70 Tralee to Killorglin road was identified as far back as 1998 as the existing road was inadequate, having regard to projected growth in traffic at the time, senior Kerry County Council officials have pointed out. They were commenting on a notice of motion from Milltown councillor… Read More…

Sport

Legion’s Gammell in from the start

Legion’s Gammell in from the start

JACK O’Connor’s Kerry under 20 side to face Waterford in the Munster Championship semi-final shows two changes from the team that thumped Limerick in Newcastle West in the last round. Brian Lonergan of Ballymac replaces Dingle’s Deividas Uosis between the posts and Killarney Legion’s Cian Gammell comes in at wing back with Dromid’s Graham O’Sullivan… Read More…

Damien so close to emulating Derry’s win

Damien so close to emulating Derry’s win

A MARVELLOUS performance by Damien Fleming in the Munster Strokeplay senior gents’ grade at Lakeside in Templemore on Sunday saw him very nearly replicate Derry McCarthy’s achievement of winning the 1995 competition at the same venue. Damien registered a second place finish after his 19 under par score saw him finish one behind the winner,… Read More…

Business

Call to businesses to rally for the Ring

Call to businesses to rally for the Ring

BUSINESSES in Killarney are being asked to decorate their premises for the Ring of Kerry charity cycle. It is now only weeks away from what is widely regarded as the best weekend of the year in the town as thousands of cyclists gear up for the big event on Saturday, July 7. “The town will… Read More…

Jobs shock ‘a severe blow’ to Killarney

Jobs shock ‘a severe blow’ to Killarney

EXCLUSIVE WORKERS at the Liebherr Container Cranes plant in Killarney have told of their shock and disappointment at news that 27 workers are expected to lose their jobs this month, a further 60 in July and, possibly, an additional 128 in August. The bombshell emerged today following weeks of speculation. In a statement issued to… Read More…

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