Category Archives: Opinion

‘We need to make our voices heard. We can do so much better’

OPINION: Determined to keep the shocking homelessness crisis at the top of the political agenda, Sr Stanislaus Kennedy, President and Founder of Focus Ireland, and a native of Lispole, has pleaded with readers to put five key questions to general election campaigners they encounter on the doorsteps or on the streets in the coming… Continue Reading

Promoting Killarney in the true spirit of friendship

OPINION: Killarney has built up very strong bonds with towns and cities around the globe through the work of the Town Twinning Association. This year alone groups visited from several twin locations, including Germany, France and the United States of America, and the highlight was the inaugural International Town Twinning and Sister City Golf Tournament… Continue Reading

A little bit of heaven on earth

IS there anywhere on earth quite as alluring and captivating as Fitzgerald Stadium, on a sunshine summer Sunday, when Kerry produce sparkling champagne football that is entirely in keeping with the setting? The view from the hill – beaming into tens of thousands of homes – was simply breath-taking; Pugin’s spire competing with MacGillycuddy’s Reeks… Continue Reading