Category Archives: Community

Unlike the pope and the president, Ryan Tubridy writes his own letters

During the first Covid-19 lockdown in 2020, when researching and compiling her book Killarney Behind the Mask, Marie Carroll O’Sullivan (pictured) travelled all over Killarney to meet, greet and photograph local people getting on with their lives as best they could. She encountered some wonderful people full of energy, enthusiasm, fun and happiness and none… Continue Reading

Four to six-minute walk claim is rejected

A request for the provision of pedestrian access linking Killarney Railway Station with the Bus Éireann depot, located across the tracks but cut off by fencing, have not met with an enthusiastic response by Iarnród Éireann bosses. The company said in a limited funding environment, it would be regarded as “a low priority investment”. In… Continue Reading

Mission to encourage greater hope

The four-day diocesan mission, with a theme of Moving Forward in Hope, will get underway this Sunday and it will be held exclusively online, with connections to local parishes. It offers an opportunity for people to gather in reflection and in prayer in the home and, like the traditional in-person parish mission, people of all… Continue Reading

Fr Brendan leads the prayers for Ashling

WHILE tens of thousands of people turned out to pay their respects throughout Ireland last night, tragic Ashling Murphy was also remembered over 3,000 miles away in a poignant vigil organised and led by a priest from Killarney. Fr Brendan A Fitzgerald, who grew up in Park Drive, Killarney, where his family lived for several… Continue Reading

Hard work and research pays off for students

BRIGHT spark students from Kerry have won an impressive 11 prizes at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2022. The overall winners were Aditya Joshi (15) and Aditya Kumar (16), from Synge Street in Dublin, whose project was entitled A New Method of Solving the Bernoulli Quadrisection Problem. The group runners-up award was presented… Continue Reading