Category Archives: Obituaries

June’s Requiem Mass will be live streamed

KILLARNEY was greatly saddened when word filtered through this morning of the passing, overnight, of June Walshe whose family is very well known and popular in the town. Soft-spoken and gentle, she was an avid walker and a familiar face on the roads around Killarney where she enjoyed frequent strolls with family or friends. Née… Continue Reading

Private funeral for Harry on Monday

THE funeral arrangements for the late Harry Bartlett, a great all-round sportsman who was hugely popular in his native Killarney, have been announced. Harry, a prominent GAA referee, graced the fields of play with Dr Crokes and Killarney Celtic and took to the water with Workmen’s Rowing Club during his very active playing days and… Continue Reading

‘We were standing in the company of one of Ireland’s greatest’

NOBEL Laureate, peacemaker and former SDLP leader John Hume, who will be laid to rest in his beloved Derry this Wednesday, was honoured in Killarney in 2000 when the former town council marked his remarkable contribution to Ireland its people. The civil rights champion and visionary was accorded a civic reception at a gathering in… Continue Reading