Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Off the wall attack on estate nameplate

AN attractive natural stone wall with a limestone insert, which was erected earlier this year to mark the golden jubilee of a mature Killarney estate, has been targeted in a wanton act of vandalism. The sign is located at the edge of a well-kept green area in St Brendan’s Place, in the shadow of Fitzgerald… Read More…

Girls just want have fun – and adventure

TWO adventurous Killarney girl guide leaders are in celebratory mood after hiking 180km in Belgium while carrying all their camping and cooking equipment, clothes, food and water and surviving on €just 3.25 a day. Sarah Canavan (23) of Knockasartnett and Sarah Kenny (23) from Firies, were among 12 Irish Girl Guides members to take on… Read More…

€42 million worth of super cars zip through town

KILLARNEY was transformed into Monaco, with a Mardi Gras twist, when a cool €42 million worth of super cars and novelty cars roared into town for the Cannonball Run. Top mark cars including McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Maserati, Rolls Royce and Bentley blazed a trail from Malahide to Killarney where there was an… Read More…

Kamile hailed as an outstanding leader

THE Great Southern Killarney has announced the appointment of a new manager. Kamile Lyne. originally from Lithuania, moved to London at a young age where she studied for a law degree in the University of London. During her studies, she began working in the hospitality industry and managed busy bars and restaurants in centralLondon for… Read More…