Category Archives: News

Sadness at passing of Con Hartnett

THE death has occurred in Killarney of retired local businessman Con Hartnett who was extremely well known in the town where he operated a thriving hardware store for several years. Formerly of Boherbue, Co Cork, Con passed away, unexpectedly, on Wednesday and his death has caused great sadness in a town where he was held… Continue Reading

Killarney gets set to Talk Tourism

BROADCASTER Olivia O’Leary will be the moderator at the second Let’s Talk Tourism forum which will take place The Brehon, Killarney on Friday, November 10. The former Prime Time journalist will chair a series of debates and an influential panel of keynote speakers has been lined up. The guests include newly appointed Chief Operations Officer… Continue Reading

Pres girls show they really care

TRANSITION Year students from St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School have participated in a novel Dare to Care fundraising challenge in association with Today FM. The objective was to dare someone to do something in order to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The students’ dare involved donning costumes of their choice for the duration… Continue Reading

Donal was a brave and courageous man

HE spent much of his life helping others and providing essential services to those that found themselves in emergency situations and, on Wednesday, Killarney said a genuine thank you and bid a fond farewell to the late Donal (Donie) O’Dohery at his Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral. Donal, who passed away on Saturday last,… Continue Reading

New phone scam warning issued

GARDAI and ComReg officials have reiterated their warning to mobile phone users to beware of an elaborate scam that could cost them a small fortune. Numerous people in Killarney have been targeted by the opportunist con artists calling from numbers showing international dial codes +231 (Liberia) or +235 (Chad). The calls, which are being received… Continue Reading