Category Archives: Sport

Ministerial approval for teak tough event

JUNIOR Tourism and Sport, Minister Brendan Griffin was on hand to lend his support to this year’s Kerry Way Ultra, a daunting 40-hour, 200km, non-stop marathon, run, which traverses  the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Iveragh Peninsula. The route stretches along the Wild Atlantic Way, on ancient trails and old roads and coastal cliffs. Starting in Killarney, participants… Continue Reading

Ciara gets a jump start in race to the top

A RICHLY talented Killarney athlete has set her sights on representing Ireland in the Olympic Games after adding another impressive string to her expanding bow of achievements at the weekend. High-jump specialist Ciara Kennelly, from Fossa, blasted her personal best into oblivion to win gold in the Community Games at the National Sports Campus in… Continue Reading

Geaney keeps Kerry in the race

A CARDIOLOGIST would have been useful in Croke Park shortly after 5 o’clock this afternoon just to offer reassurance that the pounding chest was normal. A pulsating, gripping, enthralling, nerve wracking, incredible All-Ireland semi-final had just unfolded with two bands of warriors going toe-to-toe in a dramatic end-to-end clash that had both sets of supporters… Continue Reading