Category Archives: News Specials

Back to the future at Killarney House

Concluding her four-part series on the history and redevelopment of Killarney House and Gardens, Killarney writer Aoife O’Carroll reveals what the public can expect on the eagerly-awaited April 3 preview day for the redevelopment town centre jewel THE preview opening of the ornamental gardens on April 3 marks a new stage in the fascinating life… Continue Reading

Fuel prices start to creep up

AFTER reaching a 12-month low in early March, the price of petrol and diesel in Killarney town is slowly beginning to creep back up again. KillarneyToday.com conducted a price survey at nine local stations on Wednesday, March 9 and again this Wednesday – seven days later – and we discovered that fuel costs had risen… Continue Reading

Former President didn’t want a theme park at Killarney House

In the second of a series of four fascinating articles to mark the eagerly anticipated opening of the stunning new ornamental gardens at Killarney House, Killarney writer Aoife O’Carroll traces the history of the striking building and some of the key events that occurred there down through the years AN ITN Roving Report from 1959… Continue Reading

A tale of two houses

In the first of a series of four fascinating articles to mark the eagerly anticipated opening of the stunning new ornamental gardens at Killarney House, Killarney writer Aoife O’Carroll traces the history of the striking building and some of the key events that occurred there down through the years THE preview opening of the ornamental… Continue Reading

Half Moon light is still shining

Concluding his hugely popular 24-week series of informative and thought-provoking articles on the history of Killarney Athletic AFC, penned to mark its golden jubilee anniversary, this week long-serving club stalwart Mike O’Sullivan, who served as a player, coach, trainer, manager, chairman, administrator and historian, reflects on his own favourite memories of the good days, the… Continue Reading