News

Killarney honours its great achievers

Killarney honours its great achievers

SOME of Killarney’s great achievers in 2017 are to be honoured and formally congratulated by the town’s mayor at an awards ceremony. Cllr Niall Kelleher will host the annual Mayor’s Awards at a reception in the spectacular surrounds of Killarney House on Friday, January 26 at 6.30pm. The award recipients will be: * Killarney Ladies… Read More…

Lights, curtains, long nose… it must be Pinnochio

Lights, curtains, long nose… it must be Pinnochio

THEY’RE making space for Pinnochio’s nose extension in the town by the Laune as the Killorglin Panto Group’s fine tune their 55th production which will commence with a special matinee performance on Saturday, January 20. At the helm once again is the inimitable Declan Mangan, a retired local schoolteacher who has been the scriptwriter, producer… Read More…

Sport

Six of the best for the champs

Six of the best for the champs

SIX players from three-in-a-row champions Rathmore have been included in the 2017 East Kerry All-Stars team and they were honoured for their achievements throughout the season at a gala function in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. Veteran defender Aidan O’Mahony and powerful O’Donoghue Cup final match winner Donal O’Sullivan are joined on the select 15 by… Read More…

Super Lakers had a 20-points surplus

Super Lakers had a 20-points surplus

Scott’s Lakers Killarney 97 Limerick Celtics  77 KILLARNEY’S Scott’s Lakers registered a great result on Saturday night when they ran out convincing winners against Limerick  Celtics. This puts Cormas O’Donoghue’s side on top of the table in the Division 1B, as LYIT Donegal were beaten by Sligo All-Stars. Lakers started really well with Antuan Bootle, Dailian Mason,… Read More…

Business

Sun shines down on Kerry Airport

Sun shines down on Kerry Airport

KERRY Airport chairman, Denis Cregan, has welcomed the “positive” announcement by Junior Tourism and Transport Minister, Brendan Griffin, that a contract has been awarded to Stobart Air to operate the Public Service Obligation air route linking Kerry Airport with Dublin for the next four years. The contract, which will come into force on February 1,… Read More…

Brassil urges Foster to go back to the people

Brassil urges Foster to go back to the people

KERRY TD John Brassil has urged DUP leader Arlene Foster to back calls for a second referendum on Brexit. He said because of the DUP’s unique position as power-brokers in the British Parliament, she could use her influence to give the people a second say on such a crucial matter as EU membership. “That is… Read More…

Features

Blueberry adds extra sparkle at Christmas

Blueberry adds extra sparkle at Christmas

PROVIDING the perfect way to add a little extra sparkle and glamour to the festive season, a classy new specialist lingerie store has opened in Killarney and business is exceptionally brisk in the run-in to Christmas. Blueberry Lingerie is located at 8 Fleming’s Lane, off High Street, and proprietor Jagoda Piedel has an extensive stock… Read More…