Category Archives: PIcture Specials

Snapshots recall dramatic transfer of deer from park to island

A SERIES of dramatic photographs showing deer being transferred from Killarney National Park to Inishvickillane Island has captured the imagination of a new generation of Kerry people who might not have been aware of the operation over 40 years ago. In 1980, a decision was made to translocate a number of native red deer to… Continue Reading

Ross Castle in green and at night deemed a winner

A SPECTACULAR after dark shot of Ross Castle, illuminated in a deep shade of green with the landmark structurereflecting in the surrounding lakes, was deemed a worthy winner of a photographic competition promoted by the organisers of the annual St Patrick’s Festival on Killarney. Entries were invited from members of the public with a St… Continue Reading

Fun school competition was picture perfect

STUDENTS from St Brigid’s Presentation Secondary School in Killarney went in search of something to make them smile – and they came up with some real gems. The Transition Year class organised a fun photography competition to spread some happiness and get people involved in a fun activity during the Covid-19 lockdown. The theme of the… Continue Reading