Category Archives: Entertainment

O’Connor and Denver link up for new release

Two giants of Irish music, accordion supremo Liam O’Connor and acclaimed country singer Mike Denver, have joined forces for an uplifting new recording to be released next week. The Story I’ll Tell You is True was written by the late John Joe Reidy who died, tragically, several years ago, at the age of 39. The record is a true multi-county project as O’Connor lives in Killarney, Denver is from Portumna in Co Galway, John Joe Reidy hailed from Newmarket,… Continue Reading

Care homes move to an interactive beat

Young people staging an interactive dance performance for residents in care settings were a huge hit when they visited nursing homes in Killarney and other parts of Kerry last weekend. Yard Duets is a project funded by Creative Ireland and the Arts Council, and Kerry County Council’s dancer in residence, Catherine Young was delighted to… Continue Reading

Kilcummin dancer sets her eyes on another title

World champion Irish dancer Caoimhe O’Halloran is getting in step in preparation for the defence of her title when she will again compete in the Irish championships which will commence in the Gleneagle-INEC Arena in Killarney next Sunday. Caoimhe, who hails from Kilcummin, will then head to Montreal in Canada at the beginning of April… Continue Reading

Killarney invites everybody to Experience More

The theme for this year’s St Patrick’s Day festival and parade in Killarney will be very much in keeping with the now corporate logo designed for the town which features the strapline Experience More. The new brand and logo are part of the Killarney Destination Experience Development project – in association with Fáilte Ireland – which… Continue Reading