Category Archives: Athletics

Sad passing of one of the all-time greats of Kerry athletics

A real sense of shock, disbelief and upset spread throughout the athletics community in Kerry this Friday when news emerged of the death of Tom Joe O’Donoghue, of Knocknageeha, Gneeveguilla, who passed away, unexpectedly, in Cork University Hospital. A wonderful community man, with a great sense of place and pride in his home county and… Continue Reading

Presidential salute as club honours Eileen

A KILLARNEY woman who has dedicated much of her life to the community and to the promotion of sporting activities, has been named honorary president of Killarney Valley Athletics Club. Eileen Switzer, from Dalton’s Avenue, is no stranger to accolades having previously received a Women of Ireland award from the government and woman of the… Continue Reading