Category Archives: Obituaries

‘His smile settled many nerves on big game days. His love of Kerry GAA was well known’

PAST and present Kerry football stars, county board officials, clubs and supporters have paid warm tributes to the late Maurice (Moss) Spillane who was one of the most instantly recognisable and popular personalities involved in the GAA in the county. Originally from Scartaglin but living in Balloonagh Estate, Tralee for many years, Maurice – who… Continue Reading

‘He stood with us in our times of sorrow. He celebrated with us in our times of joy’

THERE was widespread shock throughout the Diocese of Kerry when one of the county’s best-known priests passed away, suddenly, on Friday. Canon Michael Fleming, who was in his early 70s, died in hospital where he had been recovering from surgery. The former Administrator of the Parish of Killarney had been PP in Killorglin for the… Continue Reading