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Community Champions award gives principal Mary a happy ending

Community Champions award gives principal Mary a happy ending

THE creation of an innovative kit to help deal adequately with tick bites has won a major national award for pupils of a Killarney primary school. Fifth and sixth class pupils from Scoil Bhride, Loreto scooped the sought-after Community Champions award in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme and the prize was presented to the winners and… Read More…

Fionn Mac Cumhaill storms Brewery Lane

Fionn Mac Cumhaill storms Brewery Lane

A STRIKING mural depicting Fionn Mac Cumhaill and a native red deer has been painted on the wall at Brewery Lane as part of a novel Killarney Tidy Towns initiative. The legendary Irish warrior-hunter, who led a band of Irish warriors known as the Fianna, was said to have roamed the mountains and lakes of… Read More…

Sport

Bankers lodge big charity golf victory

Bankers lodge big charity golf victory

A TOTAL of 62 teams competed in the annual Kerry Parents and Friends Charity Golf Classic, supported by Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd for the past 27 years, on the Mahony’s Point course at the weekend. 53 of the teams were organised by Liebherr and participants travelled from various parts of Ireland and the UK to… Read More…

Talented Micheál is US bound

Talented Micheál is US bound

A TALENTED young soccer player from Killarney has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to a leading US college. Micheál Devlin will become the first ever Irish player to play for Georgetown College in Kentucky after scouts had spotted him in action. A stylish and accomplished young player with Killarney Celtic, such is his ability and… Read More…

Business

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…

Gerard’s a winner alright with internship

Gerard’s a winner alright with internship

A KERRY student is one of five candidates to have received an educational internship with Horse Racing Ireland and he will benefit from on-the-job work experience during a 10-week placement at the HRI head office at Ballymany, Co Kildare. Gerard Mulvihill from Listowel, a past pupil of St Michael’s College, recently completed a four-year degree… Read More…

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