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Parish debt at the end of 2021 down to €9,337

Despite the dramatic fall off in numbers attending Masses and other services, due to pandemic restrictions and people being fearful of large gatherings, the Killarney Parish has reported a healthy financial performance for the year ended 31 December 2021. The operating surplus for the year was €157,257 and with the repayment of a €17,500 loan… Continue Reading

A stunning window into the past

An amazing new visitor experience has officially opened at the Blasket Islands following an investment of €2.9 million by Fáilte Ireland, the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage. The Minister for State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, Patrick O’Donovan and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin Uí Chíobháin,… Continue Reading

Free contraception move is ‘a good start’

The government decision to provide free contraception, on a phased basis, beginning with women aged 17 to 25, has been welcomed by the Green Party’s representative in Killarney. Cabinet approved an amendment to the Health (Exemptions from Charges for Acute In-Patient Services) Bill 2022 which will insert provisions to provide for the free contraception for… Continue Reading