Category Archives: Soccer

Progressive Athletic get top notch award from the FAI

KILLARNEY Athletic AFC has been awarded the prestigious Clubmark Star Player Development Centre award by the Football Association of Ireland. It is one of only 26 clubs in the country to receive the accolade and it followed entry level inclusion last year when the club was recognised for excellence in governance and administration. The criteria… Continue Reading

Bumper golf classic lined up at Beaufort

KERRY soccer kingpins Killarney Celtic will be switching their attention to the smaller ball in the coming weeks when the club hosts its annual fundraising golf classic. On the field, the club won everything worth winning last season but running such a successful sporting organisation comes at a price and the golf event is one… Continue Reading

Under 16 girls too strong for Fenit

KILLARNEY Celtic’s girls’ under 16 team registered an impressive 3-1 victory over a fancied Fenit side at the weekend with Celtic’s goals coming from Bronagh Dorrian, Eve Culhane and Lucy O’Sullivan. The club’s under 16 A boys’ team has their own success when they were declared the outright winners of the under 16 summer competition. At… Continue Reading

Soccer legend meets a local legend on lakes trip

REPUBLIC of Ireland soccer legend Niall Quinn met another legend on his visit to Killarney at the weekend where he enjoyed Kerry summertime hospitality at its best. The former Arsenal, Manchester City and Sunderland striker and his travelling companions enjoyed the spectacular Gap of Dunloe boat tour with hugely popular boatman Donal ‘Dux’ O’Donoghue as… Continue Reading