Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Minister will cut the ribbon this Friday

THE new-look Killarney Culture and Arts Centre on East Avenue Road will be officially opened this Friday afternoon by Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin. The impressively refurbished building –  which has been transformed into a European-style contemporary arts centre – has been adapted to provide an internal… Read More…

Family asleep when attack on house took place

A FAMILY, including a number of children, was asleep in the house that was subjected to a crude arson attack in Killarney in the early hours of this morning. The property, at Hazelwood Drive in Ballyspillane, was targeted after dark and the alarm was raised by residents shortly after 3.00am this morning. The attack –… Read More…

Judo stars bring home a haul of medals

YOUNG Killarney judo stars covered themselves in glory at the fiercely contested All-Ireland Championships held in the National Sport Campus at the weekend with 11 talented competitors flying the club colours under the direction of Tadhg Kelly and Alan Horgan. Cora Joy, who competed in both junior and senior category won a remarkable two gold… Read More…

Residents fear more match day traffic chaos

KILLARNEY football fans might be wringing their hands in anticipation of an engaging O’Donoghue Cup final clash between deadly local rivals Dr Crokes and Legion on Sunday, but some residents living in the vicinity of Fitzgerald Stadium are dreading the thoughts of the traffic chaos it could cause. They have called for proper parking facilities… Read More…