Category Archives: Soccer

Friends by his side for Pádraig’s final journey

Killarney ground to a standstill shortly after darkness fell on Sunday night as the town and its people said an emotional farewell to Pádraig Harnett. The sports reporter and broadcaster, who possessed one the most instantly recognisable voices in Kerry through his radio work, was greatly admired and hugely appreciated by the local sports clubs,… Continue Reading

Champs Celtic find the perfect fit for top job

Kerry soccer kingpins Killarney Celtic FC have announced the appointment of a new manager to take charge of their pace-setting senior squad. Long-time clubman Neilus Hayes takes up the role, replacing interim manager Tim Jones while former boss Brian Spillane – the most successful manager in the modern era in Kerry – will continue in a coaching… Continue Reading

It ended in a washout but great support secured

All-conquering four-in-a-row Kerry soccer league and cup double champions Killarney Celtic FC attracted a bumper crowd to Beaufort Golf Club this Saturday for its annual golf classic fundraiser which is always one of the best supported events in the town. Players turned out in great numbers from early morning but although the change in the… Continue Reading