Category Archives: Obituaries

A businesswoman ahead of her time

THE death has occurred in Killarney of Mrs Peggy McSweeney, a hugely respected local businesswoman who, with her late husband, Christy, opened a small public house in the 1950s and watched it develop into one of the most popular establishments in the town. Originally Peggy Burke from Boolacullane, Farranfore, she married the well-known political and… Continue Reading

Home parish farewell for much loved priest

THE funeral will take place this Thursday of Fr Donal J O’Leary who was a hugely respected and award-winning author and teacher who shared his views on theology and spirituality at a number of international conferences and retreats as well as through his writings. From Church Place in Rathmore, he studied at All Hallows College… Continue Reading