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The Biddy goes online to keep the show on the road

The Biddy goes online to keep the show on the road

DEPRIVED of the usual opportunity to take to the roads, because of Covid restrictions, an all-singing and dancing Biddy group has organised an online fundraising campaign to raise donations for the Kerry Parents and Friends Association (KPFA) which provides services to people with intellectual disabilities. Because of the pandemic restrictions, those involved have had to… Read More…

Drop in Kerry crime the only good news during pandemic

Drop in Kerry crime the only good news during pandemic

CRIME levels in Kerry plummeted quite dramatically during 2020 and gardai in the county have acknowledged that it is largely due to the travel restrictions imposed during lockdown and the fact that late night places of entertainment were closed. A meeting of the Joint Policing Committee, held online this Friday morning, heard that offences had decreased… Read More…

Sport

Gleeson: It was one of the greatest acts of disrespect I have ever witnessed

Gleeson: It was one of the greatest acts of disrespect I have ever witnessed

A DECISION by Fáilte Ireland to all but ignore submissions on long-standing plans to develop a Kerry GAA museum at Killarney’s Fitzgerald Stadium has been slated at a meeting of Killarney Municipal District Council. Cllr Michael Gleeson said he was part of an enthusiastic committee that obtained full planning permission for the development several years… Read More…

Deividas moves to the land down under

Deividas moves to the land down under

ALL-Ireland winning Kerry minor goalkeeper Deividas Uosis has just completed his move to Australia where he has signed a two-year professional contract with Brisbane Lions. One of the stars of the Kingdom’s brilliant 2017 win in Croke Park, a key part of the under 20 set-up last season and previously with a highly rated Pobalscoil… Read More…

Business

Drop in Kerry crime the only good news during pandemic

Drop in Kerry crime the only good news during pandemic

CRIME levels in Kerry plummeted quite dramatically during 2020 and gardai in the county have acknowledged that it is largely due to the travel restrictions imposed during lockdown and the fact that late night places of entertainment were closed. A meeting of the Joint Policing Committee, held online this Friday morning, heard that offences had decreased… Read More…

New Aldi stores for Killarney and Caherciveen

New Aldi stores for Killarney and Caherciveen

RETAIL giant Aldi is to recruit 37 new employees in Kerry – including Killarney – as part of a nationwide expansion plan that will see a total of 1,050 jobs created. The company announced today that the extra staff will be employed this year with six new stores planned, including a new outlet on Park… Read More…

Features

Treat a loved one – or yourself – to something special this Christmas

Treat a loved one – or yourself – to something special this Christmas

THE Brehon Gift Card is the perfect choice for the loved ones you really want to impress this festive season – and we have one worth €250 to give away to a lucky KillarneyToday.com reader. The winner could treat their favourite person – or themselves – to luxury overnight accommodation in a beautiful appointed bedroom… Read More…