Category Archives: Specials

Handmaid’s Tale women, spooks and ghouls out in force

SPOOKS and ghouls, vampires and monsters stepped out of the shadows and dragged their way through the streets of Killarney as they descended, slowly but purposefully, on a white-knuckle night of scares before bedtime for Halloween. There was splatters of blood and slime, frightening freaks and loud shrieks but perhaps the most terrifying of all… Continue Reading

No point in doing things in half measures – it’s not the Kerry way

THEY sipped on champagne and world champion Dingle Gin and savoured some delightful canapés as they overlooked the immaculately groomed green sward of Croke Park where Kerry and Mayo would battle it out the following day. And that was before they tucked into a delicious banquet and enjoyed some fine wines and top class entertainment.… Continue Reading

Bishops get first-hand view of the great work of Trócaire

THE Bishop of Kerry has visited Ethiopia to get a first-hand view of work of aid agency Trócaire and he made familiarisation trips to important urban and rural projects which are making a big difference to the lives of long-suffering locals in the famine-ravaged country. The visiting party also included Tralee native, former PP of Caherciveen… Continue Reading

The tough get going on the mountains

THRILLSEEKING adventure lovers took to the hills at the weekends to test their stamina in Killarney’s ultimate high peaks challenge. The spectacular one-day mountain challenge event, on the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, was a real endurance and self-sufficiency challenge on some of Ireland’s toughest mountain terrain. Now in its fourth year, the challenge is certainly the pinnacle of… Continue Reading