Category Archives: Specials

Bringing the story of St Brigid to life

Killarney photographer and videographer Valerie O’Sullivan retraced the footsteps of St Brigid to create a remarkable video and photographic tribute to Ireland’s great saint to mark her feast day. Commissioned by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Valerie recruited Breda O’Farrell from Killarney to portray the role of Brigid of Ireland to celebrating… Continue Reading

Marie snaps up the chance to support a good cause

For the past seven years, Killarney photographer Marie Carroll-O’Sullivan has chosen the Jack & Jill foundation as the recipient of her annual photo-shoot fundraiser but this year she decided to make a change and keep the funding more local. With the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team currently expanding its base camp at Killarney Garda Station, and… Continue Reading

From little acorns mighty oaks grow

Over 30,000 acorns have been gathered by National Parks and Wildlife Service outdoor staff from the ancient Derrycunnihy native oak woodlands and Muckross Gardens. The woodlands form the most extensive and oldest areas of native woodlands in Ireland and Northern Europe with the largest yew woodland, which occurs along the Muckross Peninsula. The extensive work… Continue Reading