Category Archives: Obituaries

Killarney remembers a great teacher and principal

THE late Tim Healy, the former principal of Killarney Vocational School and, later, Killarney Community College, who passed away on Sunday, has been remembered as a pioneering teacher and principal who helped change the mindset of students and the public regarding educational priorities and goals in former technical schools. Colleagues have paid tribute to an… Continue Reading

John Coffey lived a remarkably full life

THE late John Coffey, whose funeral will take place in Killarney this evening and tomorrow, was a remarkable man who lived a full and hugely active life and recently celebrated his landmark 100th birthday. His final year was very much in keeping with his energetic, event-filled lifetime as he put in a remarkably busy 12… Continue Reading

Sad passing of a hugely popular personality

THE late Delia Adams, who passed away on Tuesday, was a hugely popular personality in Killarney where she was very actively involved in community life and hugely supportive of charities and fundraising events. From Bridge House, Coolgarrive, late of College Street and formerly Malahide, Dublin, she was a great supporter of the Arts and loved… Continue Reading