Category Archives: News

Gleeson decides to keep it local

THE Mayor of Killarney has opted not to contest the February 8 general election but he admitted that he almost had a change of heart after initially saying he would not be a candidate. Following a meeting of his Kerry Independent Alliance Party last week, Cllr Michael Gleeson said a decision had been taken not… Continue Reading

Stylist Laura is a cut above the rest

A SUPREMELY talented Killarney hairdresser has won the prestigious freelance bridal hair stylist of the year award at the Irish Wedding Awards. Laura Kearney, who operates Laura Lou Hair Stylist and is based in the Hair Lab in Chapel Lane, Killarney, received her prize at a gala function in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin… Continue Reading

Sports fan Jamie is a winner alright

YOUNG Jamie Fleming might play his football with Killarney Legion and his soccer with Killarney Celtic with great success – but he has also become a big winner with Milltown-Castlemaine GAA Club. Lucky Jamie, from Killarney, scooped a cool €200 in their fundraising lotto jackpot draw and he was thrilled when his three lucky numbers… Continue Reading

Childcare providers call for public support

THE owner of a busy preschool in Killarney has called for political and public support in advance of a planned protest march to highlight the concerns of professional childcare providers. The Association of Childcare Professionals and local childcare operators will descend on Dublin for the protest on Wednesday, February 5 – three days before polling… Continue Reading