Category Archives: Obituaries

Talented and witty, Sr Rupert played a huge role in Killarney life

THE death has occurred of a hugely popular Presentation Sister who led the choir in St Mary’s Cathedral. Killarney for a number of decades and was considered a wonderful music teacher. Sr Rupert Corkery passed away peacefully yesterday in the care of the staff of Ashborough Lodge Nursing Home in Milltown. A native of Liscahane,… Continue Reading

‘There is a real sadness hanging over the whole town. People are just heartbroken’

THE distinctive rumble of a power-packed rally car provided a most appropriate backdrop as the much-loved Johnny Hickey was today accompanied on a final journey through the streets of the town where he was greatly valued and much loved. A legend in motorsport circles, Johnny’s funeral cortege was accompanied by a number of impressive vehicles,… Continue Reading