Category Archives: Community

Marathon man Ger’s tribute to a great lady

IT’S a challenge that’s most certainly not for the faint-hearted which is very appropriate given that it is dedicated to the memory of a hugely popular Killarney woman who had a very generous heart. Super fit Ger Bythell is planning to embark on a gruelling, energy-sapping 42.2km marathon around Killarney’s infamous Cardiac Steps and Torc… Continue Reading

A cultural gem in the heart of town

EXCLUSIVE THIS is what the exciting new-look Killarney Cultural Centre is likely to look like when a €240,000 redevelopment is completed later this year. A stunning European-style contemporary arts centre and performance space, on the existing site on East Avenue Road, is being created by Kerry County Council to provide an internal and external performance… Continue Reading

Young Kerry artists make their mark

KERRY enjoyed another day of celebrations in Croke Park at the weekend when talented young artists Jonathan O’Keeffe, Aine Moriarty and James O’Shea were deemed winners in the All-Ireland credit union art competition. The theme this year was The Force of Nature which was specifically designed by credit unions to encourage participants to consider the… Continue Reading

Wandering dog ready to go home

THIS little dog was found wandering in front of traffic on a busy Killarney street on Sunday and now efforts are being made to locate her owner. The black and tan coloured Yorkie was rescued on Beech Road, off New Street, where she had been wandering for a number of hours. A good Samaritan brought… Continue Reading