Category Archives: Community

Please help Claire find her rings

A YOUNG woman who was socialising in Killarney last Friday night has been left devastated after she lost her valuable wedding and engagement rings. Claire Guiney, from near Mallow in Co Cork, was with friends in the town and she was horrified to discover the next morning that the rings were gone. They had attended… Continue Reading

Six external radiologists conducting major review

REPORTS are emerging that a review of over 45,000 x-rays, ultrasounds and MRI scans, involving over 26,000 patients, has been ordered at University Hospital Kerry following concerns that three serious reportable events were notified regarding a specialist and an initial audit of a sample of scans was conducted. The period under review is from March… Continue Reading

29 call-outs, one fatality, 37 rescued

KERRY Mountain Rescue Team volunteers responded to a total of 29 emergency call-outs this year to date, spending an astonishing 1,144 hours involved in rescue operations. The 35-strong team came to the assistance of 37 people and there was one fatality on the mountains during the course of the year. In addition to the rescues,… Continue Reading

Lions box clever for Christmas

KERRY midfielder David Moran was part of the line-up when Killarney Lions Club launched their annual Christmas Food Appeal fundraiser, lending a much-needed helping hand to the less fortunate in the community. He teamed up with Club President Anthony Walsh and sponsors Robert Stack pf Tricel and Mark Pender of Atlas Global Solutions. The Killarney Lions… Continue Reading