Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Listowel, you’re looking lovely

LOVELY Listowel has won the prestigious overall award in this year’s Tidy Towns competition. It is the first time the Kerry town has won the top prize but it comes as no great surprise as the town had been performing really well in recent years and it was also named this year’s best small town.… Read More…

Excellent Eleanor has the ‘Full House’ sign up early

PERHAPS it was the drier skies after Storm Ali, but Culture Night in Kerry proved a great success with numbers up on last year and the early estimates indicating that crowds of almost 6,000 people attended various events across the county. Artists, arts organisations and arts centre offered up a diverse selection of free events… Read More…

Kerry women urged to think global

THE Kerry Local Enterprise Office is encouraging more women to go from local to global with their businesses by attending a joint event in Cork city with 150 female entrepreneurs expected. Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has launched the national programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day 2018 taking place on… Read More…

Captain Cassandra has double cause to celebrate

SPA ladies gave won the coveted Junior A Championship title despite tough competition from Milltown/Listry in sunny Castleisland. This win was a great team effort with goalkeeper, Linda Bruggener, pulling off some great saves. The backline of Sinead Cronin, Kate Maher, Mairead Bennett and Elizabeth Stack were superb whileLoretta Maher controlled the centre of the… Read More…