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Brendan’s caring nature lives on through his family

THE daughter of a Killarney man who passed away from a rare and aggressive form of cancer has raised a remarkable €14,060 – and counting – in his memory for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Brendan Aherne, from Upper Lissivigeen, Killarney, lost his battle last September, just eight months after being diagnosed with neuroendocrine cancer which… Continue Reading

Killarney attraction would be ‘the perfect location’

A KERRY politician has told of his disappointment after his call for a remembrance garden for victims of Covid-19 to be developed within the boundaries of Killarney House and Gardens was rejected. Cllr Michael Cahill said he notes the response from Minister of State for Heritage, Malcom Noonan, with deep disappointment. “I had not envisaged… Continue Reading

Legion proves it certainly is one good club

A KILLARNEY GAA club has just completed a 10-week schedule of fun tasks and challenges to promote positive mental health and well-being. Killarney Legion got involved in the #OneGoodClub programme, in association with Jigsaw’s five-a-day campaign for mental health, which involved a series of activities targeted at promoting community wellbeing. Events included a family fun… Continue Reading

Blue Pool parking still on the agenda

TALKS are ongoing between Kerry County Council and the National Parks and Wildlife Service regarding the possible provision of a parking area adjacent to the popular Blue Pool walkway in Muckross, Killarney. The facility on Mangerton Road, frequented by families and individuals on a daily basis, features a scenic woodland trail but there is only… Continue Reading