Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Oh brother, we’re on a winner

THE Park Hotel in Kenmare has scooped the sought-after five-star hotel of the year in the annual Georgina Campbell Irish Hospitality and Food Awards. The hotel, run by brothers Francis and John Brenna, fought off stiff opposition to clinch the award. In her citation, Georgina Campnell said: “Who, other than Francis and John Brennan, would… Read More…

It’s wrong to punish farmers for wildfires

FARMERS who had no hand, act or part in the wildfires that destroyed thousands of acres of Killarney National Park are being punished because their basic payment schemes are being impacted, the Green Party in Killarney has claimed. The action is not justified as the farmers themselves had absolutely nothing to do with the fires… Read More…

Cronin and Galvin rev up for glory

RALLY ace Keith Cronin and his Killarney co-driver Mikie Galvin are hoping to be among the leading challengers as the British Rally Championship moves to the north east this weekend for the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire. They previously won the event in 2009 and they are seeded at number five for the first two-day event which… Read More…