Category Archives: Entertainment

Touring orchestra to play in church

A FREE concert by the Charlottesville High School Orchestra String Ensemble, visiting Killarney all the way from Virginia, USA, has been arranged for this coming Tuesday night. The orchestra is one of the largest and most diverse youth music groups in the USA and this summer their virtuosic string ensemble is touring Ireland with Killarney… Continue Reading

Stars under the stars for Solstice

FORGET about the hay – it’s all about making music while the sun shines. The stars of the Celtic Steps show in Killarney have certainly been making the most of the glorious weather in recent days by taking their stage spectacular outdoors to create a wonderful summertime experience. They turned on the style for delighted… Continue Reading

Killarney success at AIMS awards

CHEERS rang out for Killarney Musical Society’s John O’Brien who was presented with the runner-up award in the Best Musical Director Gilbert Section category at the Association of Irish Musical Society’s annual awards ceremony at the weekend. He was honoured for his work on Me And My Girl which packed the INEC in March. The… Continue Reading

Band still hitting the high notes

FESTIVAL fans in Kerry will be tapping their feet to the sounds of the Gleneagle Concert Band this summer. They will be performing at all the big festivals, including Killarney’s 4th of July Festival, Puck Fair and the Rose of Tralee. Band manager, Ciaran Lynch, said the 4th of July Festival in Killarney will certainly… Continue Reading