Category Archives: Obituaries

A man of many parts and amazing generosity

Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce – an organisation he helped to set up – has led the tributes to the late Seán Coyne, a prominent local businessman whose death has been announced. Chamber President Niall Kelleher said Seán was a great entrepreneur whose foresight and wonderful work ethic set him apart during the course… Continue Reading

Chamber leads tributes to former council worker

Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has paid tribute to the late John McSweeney who was a key member of Killarney Municipal District Council’s outdoor staff for many years. John, who passed away on Thursday following a tragic farm accident at his home in Ranaleen, Currow, joined the council staff in October 2006 and retired… Continue Reading

Ned built many Kerry landmarks

One of Kerry’s best known, most successful and popular building contractors has passed away. Ned O’Shea, originally from Keel, Castlemaine and late of Tralee and Killarney, died at Cork University Hospital after a brief illness. Ned, who lived in Lackabane Village in Fossa, was one of the most established builders in Kerry and earned a… Continue Reading