Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Thieves snatch tools in the Black Valley

GARDAI in Killarney are investigating the theft of a number of tools from a property at Derrylooscanagh, Beaufort which occurred either on Wednesday or Thursday of this week. The incident happened in the Black Valley and investigating officers are hopeful that the relatively remote location might have resulted in the culprits being spotted in the… Read More…

Food is key to unlocking success

FOOD has enormous potential to extend the tourism season in Kerry and it can be a big driver of the economy if it is marketed properly, the annual Let’s Talk Tourism forum heard in Killarney. Jenny De Saulles, Director of Industry Development with Fáilte Ireland, said prior to visiting Ireland, people don’t consider it to… Read More…

Greenways the real way forward for tourism

THE development of greenways, such as the projectfrom Tralee to Fenit, is the way forward for sustainable tourism in Kerry and other parts of Ireland, Kerry TD and Minister of State for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, has insisted. He said an additional €4.5 million was provided in the Budget for the greenways network and that was… Read More…

GAA clubs, community groups and schools in the money

GAA and soccer clubs, secondary schools and community groups are among the 54 orgaisations in Kerry that are to benefit from sports capital grants from the government. A total of €1,612,296 has been allocated to the county to encourage active engagement in sports and details were revealed by Minister of State for Transport, Tourism and… Read More…