Category Archives: Community

London calling for St Brigid’s students

A TOTAL of 60 science students from Killarney’s St Brigid’s Secondary School travelled to London to visit art, history and science museums as well as taking in some of the city’s famous landmarks. On the first day the students called to the Natural History Museum in Kensington, the Science Museum and the National Gallery and,… Continue Reading

Two tragedies recalled in annual report

FOUR of the nine fatalities investigated by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board in the past 12 months occurred in Kerry with three people losing their lives in one tragic incident alone. The organisation was established in 2003 under the Merchant Shipping (Investigation of Marine Casualties) Act 2000 and the annual report for 2018 has just… Continue Reading

Kerry charity scores from pedal power

THE Kerry branch of Down Syndrome Ireland is one of the major beneficiaries of this year’s Tour de Munster cycling marathon which raised over €316,000 for the cause. The total amount generated will be divided between the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland and individual beneficiaries and, since the tour began in 2001, over €3.1… Continue Reading

Rob and Colin triumph on home soil

IN what was a wonderfully sweet victory on home turf, Killarney rally ace Rob Duggan romped to a sensational victory in the Rentokil Initial Killarney Historic Stages Rally at the weekend. He and co-driver Ger Conway finished 14 seconds clear of the renowned world rally duo of Craig Breen and Paul Nagle and the victory… Continue Reading