Category Archives: Community

Listowel, you’re looking lovely

LOVELY Listowel has won the prestigious overall award in this year’s Tidy Towns competition. It is the first time the Kerry town has won the top prize but it comes as no great surprise as the town had been performing really well in recent years and it was also named this year’s best small town.… Continue Reading

Excellent Eleanor has the ‘Full House’ sign up early

PERHAPS it was the drier skies after Storm Ali, but Culture Night in Kerry proved a great success with numbers up on last year and the early estimates indicating that crowds of almost 6,000 people attended various events across the county. Artists, arts organisations and arts centre offered up a diverse selection of free events… Continue Reading

Over a million reasons to celebrate

OVER €1.2 million has been divided out between the main beneficiaries of this year’s Ring of Kerry charity cycle, which took place on Saturday, July 7. A whopping €1,265,375 was generated by big-hearted cyclists that took part in this year’s fundraiser and those to benefit received their cheques at a gala presentation event in the… Continue Reading

25 years of quality education celebrated

THIS September is a very special milestone for the Killarney VTOS which is celebrating the 25th anniversary of providing quality adult education in the town. Individuals who are over 21 years and in receipt of a social welfare payment are eligible to join the programme and choices include a QQI level 4 major award in… Continue Reading