Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Backlash from traders in traffic ban stand-off

Exclusive A NUMBER of Killarney businesses opposed to pedestrianisation in the town centre are forming a new retail action group to battle it out with the local council on the contentious issue. They will also initiate a campaign seeking better parking facilities to relieve chronic year-round traffic congestion on the streets and approach roads to… Read More…

Top artists has good tips for students

ENTHUSIASTIC second year art students from a Killarney secondary school were thrilled to meet acclaimed artist Niall Naessens on a visit to Siamsa Tire in Tralee and they were even more delighted when he spoke to them about his inspiration, influences and printmaking techniques. They viewed his work at close quarters and he briefed them… Read More…

It’s the season to start getting excited

IT’S the most magical time of the year with the first of the truly spectacular Christmas in Killarney festive parades lined up for Saturday, November 24 at 6.00pm. Don’t miss this very special night as Santa, his elves and many colourful characters will parade through the streets before the spectacular festive season lights illuminate the… Read More…

Towns told work together in quieter season

KERRY is one of just five counties leading the way and setting a hot pace for others in Irish tourism. Regionality is one of the biggest issues facing the industry and the right actions need to be taken now to ensure some areas are not left behind, Fáílte Ireland CEO, Paul Kelly, told delegates at… Read More…