Category Archives: Kerry Airport

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

The organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a high level political meeting withRead more…

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

‘Kids Go Free Campaign’ Launched by Local Link Kerry

Local Link Kerry has announced its new rural transport initiative with the Kids Go Free Campaign from August 14th to 27th. Local Link is the National brand for Public Transport services in local and rural areas of Ireland.  There are 17 Local Link offices or transport co-ordination units nationally that operate as agents of theRead more…

Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run on Friday 21st

Kingdom Classic Car and Honda 50 Run on Friday 21st

Members of the Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club will embark on their eighth annual charity run from Ó Riada’s Bar and Restaurant on the coming Friday evening, July 21st at 7pm. While they have built up quite a following over the previous seven runs, they’re still issuing invitations to kindred spirits, Silver GhostsRead more…

Currow U-14s Retain John West Féile Peile Na nÓg Cup

Currow U-14s Retain John West Féile Peile Na nÓg Cup

On Friday the Currow U-14 team and their supporters left the village at 9am bidding to retain their John West Féile Peile na nÓg title in Co. Monaghan. By Con Enright PRO That evening in Ballybay we played two game against Lámh Dhearg of Antrim and Ballybay Pearse’s Brothers of Monaghan. Antrim Opposition The firstRead more…

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, TD and his Fine Gael colleague, Cllr. Bobby O’Connell, today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D., that he is allocating over three quarters of a million in exchequer grants under his department’s Regional Airports Programme toRead more…

Twins to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Charter Signing

Twins to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Charter Signing

The still developing twinning ambitions between Bannalec, in Brittany and Castleisland go back a few years beyond the decade being celebrated in Browne’s Bar here in Castleisland on this Sunday night, April 30th at 8pm. Newly appointed, Castleisland Chamber Alliance events committee member, Neil Browne has sent out invitations to the gathering. The Twinning ProcessRead more…

Who’s the Boy in the 1970s Farranfore Photograph

Who’s the Boy in the 1970s Farranfore Photograph

The photograph here is a copy of one framed and hung in a business premises in Southwest United States for four decades. I got the following email from the son of an American tourist and avid photographer. She took this photograph at Herlihy’s Bar in Farranfore during a family holiday here just about 40 yearsRead more…

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

Ger’s Memorial Day Raised €2,800 for Kerry Cork Bus

The family and friends of the late Farranfore native, Jeremiah G. ‘Ger’ Coffey got together again on Sunday night in Sherwood’s Bar and Restaurant in the village. They were there to finalise the business side of the golf fundraiser they held to mark the first anniversary of his death. Proceeds of the Day They invitedRead more…

Pope Francis and Cllr. Bobby – The Update

Pope Francis and Cllr. Bobby – The Update

Do you remember last December I told you that Cllr. Bobby O’Connell put down a notice of motion at a Kerry County Council meeting which was held in the community centre in Milltown. Cllr. Bobby’s motion was short and sweet and it read: “That Kerry County Council put in place proposals to invite Pope FrancisRead more…

Ross Visit Must be More than a PR Stunt – Ferris

Ross Visit Must be More than a PR Stunt – Ferris

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has said that today’s visit by Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, TD, must be more than the usual PR stunt for politicians looking towards the next general election. “Kerry is well used to these PR visits by ministers who come and offer sympathy and nothing else,” said DeputyRead more…