Category Archives: PIcture Specials

Mixed weather but great action at the trials

THE weather was mixed but the welcome was warm and the action was top class as sheep handlers and their loyal canine companions descended on Killarney to compete in the Irish National Sheepdog Trial held over three days. With nearly every event cancelled since the start of the pandemic, there was understandably great excitement to… Continue Reading

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