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Cormac lifts the siege of Limerick

WHATEVER about serving the dish cold, Scott’s Lakers certainly produced a generous portion of National League misery for Limerick Celtics just weeks after the city slickers send Killarney crashing out of the President’s Cup in dramatic circumstances. Still smarting from that hard-to-take quarter-final reverse, Cormac O’Donoghue’s side was determined to make amends last night but… Continue Reading

Locals urged to lobby politicians on racism concerns

THERE has been a call in Killarney for people to lobby their local TDs and councillors to demand proper legislation to tackle the festering problem of hate crime in the community. A public meeting hosted by the Kerry Against Racism organisation heard that several other countries, including the UK, have more appropriate and severe penalties… Continue Reading

Bridie and Fred receive Bene Merenti medals

A KILLARNEY woman has been honoured by Pope Francis in recognition of her stellar service to the Catholic Church. Retired schoolteacher Bridie Cronin has received the coveted Bene Merenti Medal which is one of the highest awards the Church can bestow on a lay person. Bridie, from Woodlawn, helped to supervise the Safeguarding Children policy… Continue Reading

Birthday boy Joe in a giving mood

A DECADE ago he used the occasion of his 60th birthday party to raise funds for the Killarney branch of Multiple Sclerosis by asking for donations to the cause in lieu of gifts. Now, 10 years on, well-known Killarney man Joe Gaffey is still in a giving mood and will mark his upcoming 70th birthday… Continue Reading