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Cougars show their teeth against Carlow

Killarney Cougars 94 SETU Carlow 87 Dave Ahern reports A confident Killarney Cougars produced a super opening quarter which laid the foundations for a deserving National Basketball League Division 1 victory – their first of the season – over SET University Carlow who pushed all the way until the closing minute in a very competitive game at… Continue Reading

Chamber appoints new senior executive

Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce has appointed a new senior executive to oversee the day-to-day running of the busy business organisation. Newmarket, Co Cork native and Killarney based Bridget O’Keeffe, formerly of Fexco, will spearhead the chamber going forward and she will work closely with events manager Katy Jacobi and the chamber executive. Chamber… Continue Reading

Play to capture both local and national history

A play based on the Civil War by Killorglin native and revolutionary activist, Máirín Cregan, a renowned children’s author, will be staged, almost a century after it was written, in her hometown from October 13-15. Hunger Strike will be presented in the CYMS Hall by the Killorglin Archive Society as part of its Decade of… Continue Reading

Deerpark players impress at county championships

Players from Killarney’s Deerpark club made their mark at the county under 16 strokeplay championships in a sun-drenched Listowel on Saturday with Brian McCarthy finishing as runner-up for the second-year- in-a-row with one under par. A good second 18 gave him the prize on countback from his club-mate Noah Sexton with Listowel’s Ajay Barrett, who… Continue Reading

Spa the quiz masters with a near perfect score

Not for the first time, East Kerry clubs stole the show at the keenly contested county finals of Scór na bPaistí, held in Dromid, at the weekend. Talented representatives from the district board area made their mark with Spa pipping Fossa in the quiz, Legion winning the set dancing, Kilcummin triumphing in the instrumental music,… Continue Reading