Category Archives: Sport

Kelly’s eye on Munster Rugby award

SUCH is his dedication to the club he loves, Killarney Rugby Club captain Peter Kelly even postponed his honeymoon, following his recent marriage, to be on hand to help out with club affairs until the end of the season. It came as no surprise this week, therefore, when he was named Ballyseedy Volunteer of the Month… Continue Reading

They watched Joe go on the rebel mountains

SUPER fit Killarney endurance athlete Joe O’Leary made it all look like a stroll in the park as he competed in the gruelling Slí Gaeltacht Mhúscraí Ultra, a physically demanding 71km adventure race, at the weekend. A member of the Irish Mountain Runners Association, Joe tore through the course which was based on a section… Continue Reading

Pres girls get to experience wheelchair sport

STUDENTS from St Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarney travelled to Neptune Stadium in Cork to participate and test their skills in a wheelchair basketball tournament organised by the Irish Wheelchair Association. The project, designed to promote the sport, was to give the girls a greater understanding of the game, the challenges faced by people with… Continue Reading

Two great teams, two proud parishes

KERRY’S double All-Ireland heroes are homeward bound and their arrival, with the glittering silverware in their safe possession, will spark unbridled celebrations later this evening in two very proud parishes. The newly crowned All-Ireland Junior champions are expected to arrive back in Beaufort at around 5.45pm what a rousing reception they can expect when the… Continue Reading

‘It’s always great to beat the Dubs and let them know we’re here’

PETER Keane has acknowledged that the passionate support from the stand and terraces proved inspiration for his young Kingdom side that stunned All-Ireland champions Dublin in an edge-of-the-seat thriller in Tralee last night. He said his players fed off the crowd as they registered a dramatic single point victory over their arch rivals with warrior… Continue Reading