Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Two deaths and 23 new cases nationally

ONE new case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Kerry this Saturday with the total number of known infections in the county now rising to 311. Nationally, two more people have died which brings the number of coronavirus related fatalities to 1,746 while 23 new cases have been confirmed which sees the total number of Covid-19… Read More…

Call on funfair to defer for 12 months

THE Mayor of Killarney has said confirmation of a suspected cluster of Covid-19 cases involving a group of young people who rented accommodation in the town has caused widespread concern, anxiety and fear. Cllr Brendan Cronin said the news has led to real concern for Killarney residents, particularly the elderly and vulnerable who have cocooned and abided… Read More…

Young people partying in Killarney sparks Covid cluster alert

A CLUSTER of Covid-19 cases involving a group of over 30 young people who congregated in Killarney for a number of days last week is being investigated by public health authorities, KillarneyToday.com can reveal. The Health Service Executive contacted GPs in Kerry and Cork yesterday to inform them of the situation. The young people travelled… Read More…

Comet Neowise climbing high in the Kerry skies

THE brightest comet since Hale-Bopp appeared a quarter century ago illuminated the skies over Kerry and it will be visible for at least another two weeks. This super shot of Comet Neowise was captured on a smartphone in Barraduff by enthusiastic astronomer and photographer Trevor O’Donoghue. “It is easily visible with binoculars, low in the… Read More…