Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Killarney gathering told British-Irish relations will have to be rebuilt

A LEADING academic from Kerry, who now holds a top position with the influential European Institute, has maintained that Brexit has been extremely damaging to British-Irish relations and it has enormous implications over which this country has no say or control. Professor Brigid Laffan, a native of Caherciveen and now Director of the European University… Read More…

Bertie takes a swipe at Trump

FORMER Taoiseach Bertie Ahern availed of a high-profile visit to Killarney this Thursday to direct a number of verbal swipes at President Donald Trump saying he is living with a view of a world of “dog-eat-dog competition” where power, rather than ethical norms, is the predominant virtue and bilateralism and deal-making is the preferred option.… Read More…

Popular Sully faces a long road to recovery

THE family of a hugely popular Killarney man, who is seriously ill in hospital after being diagnosed last October with severe sepsis, has launched a fundraising appeal to help him on the long road to recovery. His wife and children hope the funds raised will help meet some of the huge medical bills incurred and… Read More…

Amazing Andy is in the spotlight

A DEDICATED GAA man who has served his club and district board with great distinction for over three decades is to be honoured by the club he loves. Andy O’Sullivan will receive a special lifetime achievement award at this year’s Spa GAA Club awards night which will take place in the Torc Hotel on Saturday,… Read More…