News

Konrad captures drama on the cliffs

Konrad captures drama on the cliffs

THESE spectacular action photographs at the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on Inis Mór in the Aran Islands were captured by Killarney photographer Konrad Paprocki. The event, held at the weekend and now in its ninth year, is an annual series of cliff diving stunts in which a limited number of competitors compete to… Read More…

Please come forth for the 4th

Please come forth for the 4th

KILLARNEY Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has sent out a call for volunteers to help ensure this year’s 4th of July festival is another overwhelming success. The town will just be taking stock after the double extravaganza of the Ring of Kerry charity cycle and the Munster senior and minor football finals when the star-spangled… Read More…

Sport

Killian leads Kerry against the Rebels

Killian leads Kerry against the Rebels

GLENFLESK duo Daniel O’Brien and Jeff O’Donoghue are both included on the Kerry team to play Cork in the Munster Junior Football Championship final at Páirc Uí Rinn on Tuesday evening (7.30pm). Evan Cronin from Spa, DJ Murphy from Gneeveguiilla and Liam Carey of Beaufort are all on the bench and the team is unchanged… Read More…

Winner takes all in derby decider

Winner takes all in derby decider

LOCAL bragging rights will be every bit as important as silverware in the clubhouse cabinet this Sunday evening after fierce local rivals Celtic and Athletic clash in a glamour all-Killarney Kerry District League Premier A final this afternoon. With the kick-off in Mounthawk Park at 3.30pm, this encounter has all the ingredients required to be… Read More…

Business

Kerry storms the Castle in Germany

Kerry storms the Castle in Germany

IN one of his last official functions as Mayor of Kerry, before he hands over the chains of office to Killarney councillor John Sheahan, Cllr Michael D O’Shea joined the Mayor of Frankfurt Burgermeister, Peter Feldmann, in Germany at the weekend to officially open the Frankfurt-Hoechst Castle Festival. The visit coincided with the selection of… Read More…

Tourism has created 50,000 jobs in six years

Tourism has created 50,000 jobs in six years

HOTELIERS say the appointment of Kerry TD Brendan Griffin as Minister of State for Tourism and Sport comes at a pivotal time for the tourism sector. They say the strong recovery in Irish tourism has been supported by a range of targeted government measures that have been enormously positive for the industry but recent CSO… Read More…

Features

Be prudent when buying a new car

Be prudent when buying a new car

WITH the 712 car registrations on the horizon, Killarney Credit Union has issued some timely advice to members of the public to ensure they are fully informed on the motor finance deals that are on offer and to  consider options before signing on the dotted line. Research conducted by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission… Read More…