Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Airport the scene of ‘Keep it in the ground’ protest

PLANS for oil and gas exploration off the Kerry coast should be halted, protesters gathered at the entrance to Kerry Airport insisted yesterday. Those in attendance at the ‘Keep it in the ground’ climate crisis protest, organised by the Kerry Green Party, dismissed as “absurd and illogical” the notion of continued exploration and extraction off… Read More…

Beach life: Kerry is singing the Blues

LIFE’S a beach in Kerry – and we’re certainly making the most of it. The great news to start the week is that the county retained its 14 Blue Flags with 13 of the county’s beaches as well as Fenit Marina making the cut once again. The decision of the international Blue Flag jury is super… Read More…

Dreams come true at the Castlerosse Park Resort

IT’S one of the most spectacularly located venues in Kerry to celebrate a big occasion so it comes as no great surprise that the annual Wedding Open Day at the Castlerosse Park Resort in Killarney is in such big demand with brides and grooms-to-be. With its magnificent location, immediately overlooking the majestic lakes and mountains… Read More…

New lease of life for old railway junction

A NEW amenity park, which has been officially opened in Farranfore, is the result of a practical community plan developed by Farranfore Development Association and other agencies, working closely with Kerry County Council, in 2012. The park was developed by the community in association with CIE, North East West Kerry Development partnership and the local… Read More…

Stage set for summer soccer sevens

THE big kick-off is rapidly approaching in the annual Killarney Athletic seven-a-side summer soccer tournament which, this year, will be completed within a two-week period. The draw for the first round games will take place on Monday, June 10 in The Shire Cafe, Killarney at 9.00pm and the games – both senior and underage –… Read More…