Category Archives: Soccer

No phone led to 37-minute delay in alerting emergency services

A WOMAN who died while kayaking in the Roughty River in Kilgarvan last November was a very experienced kayaker, with level four qualifications, who had attended river rescue courses and achieved the required qualifications, according to a report into the tragedy conducted by the Marine Casualty Investigation Board. The accident occurred on the morning of… Continue Reading

Diarmuid to focus on next generation

A FORMER Killarney Athletic soccer star, who progressed to join the professional ranks with Glasgow Celtic and became an Ireland under 21 international, has landed a new job in football management. Diarmuid O’Carroll, the son of Joe and Eileen O’Carroll from Ross Road, Killarney, has taken charge of the Motherwell under 18 squad and he… Continue Reading

Hoops move to strengthen playing numbers

THE most successful club in Kerry soccer is on the lookout for new players and a campaign is planned to swell the numbers participating at all levels. Reigning league and cup double champions Killarney Celtic will host a registration evening for the 2019/20 season this coming Friday, September 6, between 6.00pm and 8.00pm. All players… Continue Reading

Athletic bring home the cup in style

KILLARNEY has cause the sing the blues this weekend but, in this instance, it’s a happy song of celebration. The club’s super talented under 12 players have covered themselves in glory by clinching the prestigious DBS Sports Cup and, in the process, they have become the first ever club from outside of Dublin – at any age… Continue Reading