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Bishops get first-hand view of the great work of Trócaire

THE Bishop of Kerry has visited Ethiopia to get a first-hand view of work of aid agency Trócaire and he made familiarisation trips to important urban and rural projects which are making a big difference to the lives of long-suffering locals in the famine-ravaged country. The visiting party also included Tralee native, former PP of Caherciveen… Continue Reading

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. 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