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Gardai ‘delighted’ with Saturday night findings

GARDA after dark checkpoints at two very busy traffic roundabouts in Killarney involved a total of 82 breath tests but not a single drink driving detection was discovered. Garda stopped traffic travelling in several directions at the Cleeny roundabout and at the Park Road roundabout, which are located at opposites sided of the busy Killarney… Continue Reading

Pointing the right way for the Kerry Way

A NEW plan aimed at managing, developing and promoting the Kerry Way walking trail into the future has been launched by Minister of State for Tourism, Brendan Griffin, in Dromid. The event also saw the launch of southkerry.ie/trails – a new interactive trails brochure showcasing the stages of the Kerry Way as well as 20… Continue Reading

Bryan hits the high note on school visit

A GIFTED young traditional musician – who is following in the esteemed footsteps of his music legend grandfather – has treated students at a Killarney school to a special VIP performance. Bryan O’Leary is one of the most highly rated and accomplished young box players in the country and the students of St Brigid’s Secondary School… Continue Reading

Kerry stories well worth hearing

THIS year’s Storied Kerry annual conference will be peppered with five-minute Kerry stories with engaging guest speakers, from all eight Kerry districts, chatting about legend, landscape, flora, fauna, archaeology, history, folklore and contemporary life. From the Dingle district Bridget O’Connor from Camp will share the legend of Caherconree while Danny O’Connor, representing the Kenmare area,… Continue Reading