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‘One of the most unique properties we have had the pleasure of selling’

A LUXURIOUS castle property situated on the edge of Kenmare Bay in County Kerry, Ireland has been sold for a cool €4.5 million. The sale of An Culu – a former ‘tea folly’house – represents one of the largest country property transactions in Ireland this year. It sits on 4.5-acres of land overlooking the stunning setting… Continue Reading

Great Southern Hotel staff over 50 years ago

VINTAGE KINGDOM Classic snapshots from the past Members of staff from the Great Southern Hotel in Killarney pictured at a function in Muckross House in the late 1960’s. Front row, from left, John Friel, Niall Kenny (manager) and Denis Collins, Second row, from left, Richard Whelan, Neilus O’Connell, John McLoughlin and Ann Culligan and, at… Continue Reading

Communion class from the Pres 71 years ago

VINTAGE KINGDOM Classic snapshots from the past The First Communion class from the Presentation Convent in Killarney in 1949. Front, from left, Seán O’Connor, Tom O’Mahony, Jim O’Mahony, Second row, from left, Tadghie Fleming, Desmond O’Connell, Muiris O’Leary, John Clifford, Killian McCarthy, Michael Linehan and Paddy O’Donovan. Third row, from left, Tony O’Sullivan Frank Johnston,… Continue Reading

Dream homes will house 180 local people

THIS is the new state-of-the-art Sruthán na Sailí development at Derreen, Killarney which will provide a home for over 180 local people currently on Kerry County Council’s housing list. The ultra-modern €18 million scheme, which has just been completed, features 83 new homes, including 43 three bedroom houses, 22 two bedroom houses, six one bedroom… Continue Reading