Category Archives: Community

Rose to bloom at the races

NEWLY crowned Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, will be in Killarney this afternoon for one of the first public engagements of her 12-month reign. She will mingle with punters at the opening day of the four-day August Festival of Racing and she is due to arrive at the track by helicopter. A doctor from Clonderrig,… Continue Reading

Catriona strikes gold yet again

A VERY talented young Killarney artist has achieved an incredible three-in-a-row success on a national stage. Catriona McKenna from Pallas, Beaufort, competed in the All-Ireland Community Games finals in Dublin at the weekend and brought home the coveted gold medal for an incredible third year in a row. It was Catriona’s second year winning at… Continue Reading

Richard wears the red of Munster

Killarney Rugby Football Club News Compiled by Liam Murphy A RISING star in the rugby world, talented Killarney Rugby Club player Richard Wallace played with the Munster under 17s in a cracking win over Ulster. Richard was Killarney’s under 16 captain for the past two seasons under head coach Tom Campbell and he is a… Continue Reading

New memorial to remember babies

A MEMORIAL stone to commemorate babies who died before, during or after birth will be unveiled and blessed at Rath Cemetery in Tralee on Saturday next at 11am. The memorial is being put in place by Kerry County Council in association with the Miscarriage Association of Ireland which has placed a number of such memorial… Continue Reading