Category Archives: Entertainment

‘We had just arrived and we saw a rush of people towards the shoreline’

A KILLARNEY man on a staycation in the west of Ireland could scarcely believe what he was witnessing when he spotted two sharks patrolling the waters immediately adjacent to swimmers frolicking on a beach. Fergal O’Shea, from Pallas, Beaufort, had just arrived at the picturesque strand in Keem Bay in Achill last Thursday when he… Continue Reading

Magical art of working a sheepdog on display in Killarney

EXPERT sheep handlers with their loyal canine companions will be flocking to Killarney to compete in the three-day Irish National Sheepdog Trials early next month. The national championships will take place at Killalee, Fossa, Killarney from Thursday, August 5 to Saturday, August 7 and the venue will be a 52-acre field owned by the Europe… Continue Reading

Live gigs return to Killarney for the month of August

A SERIES of live outdoor gigs have been scheduled to take place throughout August at the Gleneagle INEC Arena in Killarney with tickets on sale now. Ham Sandwich, Aslan, Ryan Sheridan, The Blizzards, The High Kings, Damian Dempsey and Paddy Casey all make a welcome return to the Killarney venue while country music stalwarts Derek… Continue Reading

Rail cruise to roll into Killarney

AN exclusive rail cruise, which will involve an eight-day private tour train with overnight stops in a number of locations, including Killarney, has been planned for early September. The Emerald Pullman tour will depart from Dublin’s Connolly Station on September 5 and it will roll into Killarney on the second day where passengers will be… Continue Reading

Midnite Café on tour of local housing states

POPULAR band Midnite Café dusted off their instruments to perform their first gigs in 16 months in front of excited residents in four housing estates in Tralee on Saturday afternoon. Kerry Mental Health Association’s Tralee branch benefitted from a collection at each location where the generosity was overwhelming on a glorious afternoon. The mobile stage… Continue Reading