Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Film world premiere for Killarney

THE world premiere of an engaging documentary charting how one Kerry woman has transformed the lives of orphaned and abandoned children in Tanzania will be screened in Killarney this coming weekend. Kilimanjaro Mama tells the story of the work of Louise Quill, from Tralee, who continues to improve the lives of the children with whom… Read More…

Families to share their personal stories

THE Kerry Friends of Motor Neurone Association will hold a public information evening in the Killarney Plaza Hotel this Thursday night and everybody interested is invited to attend. The event will be addressed by family members telling their stories of coping and dealing with Motor Neurone disease with one sufferer also willing to tell his story… Read More…

Leah the star as St Brigid’s triumph

ALWAYS a soccer stronghold, Killarney has a new generation of high achievers on the field as the girls of St Brigid’s Secondary School triumphed in impressive fashion in the FAI Post-Primary Schools Futsal competition at the ITT Sports Academy in Tralee They won their group games against Castleisland CC, Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, Kenmare and Presentation,… Read More…

Credits roll for Killarney as film location

EXCITING plans aimed at making Kerry more attractive to film makers and to showcase the great scenic attractions that are suitable as movie locations will be revealed at an Irish Film and Television Academy gathering in the town this Thursday night. The invitation only networking gathering, in the Killarney Plaza Hotel, will reveal the steps… Read More…

Caitriona was a true charity champion

THERE is a heavy air of sadness in Killarney this week after news filtered through from London of the passing of Caitriona Fleming (née Heffernan) following a battle with illness. Caitriona, originally from Lackabane in Fossa, had been living and working in Chelsea, London for many years but she regularly visited home where her parents… Read More…