Category Archives: Sport

Tomás believes old pal contact may have sparked donation

THERE is speculation that a big-hearted anonymous donor who pledged a cool €2,000 to a fundraising appeal for a new athletics track in Killarney could be none other than the great Usain Bolt. Killarney Valley Athletic Club launched a GoFundMe appeal to help bridge a funding gap of over €100,000 for a state-of-the-art facility on… Continue Reading

Club seals the deal with local businesses

A STRONG message of optimism, confidence and solidarity going forward has been expressed by Killarney Cycling Club Chairman, Mark Murphy, following confirmation of a new three-year sponsorship agreement between the club and a number of local businesses. He said such a commitment of support during the current trading difficulties was a strong endorsement of the… Continue Reading

Clubs upset as season gets the axe

A DECISION has been taken to abandon national league basketball for the 2020/21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Killarney’s Scott’s Lakers and the other clubs in Kerry were informed today of the move by the Basketball Ireland Men’s National Competitions Committee to cancel the superleague and division one campaigns. It follows a meeting this… Continue Reading