Category Archives: Killarney

Bird’s and Council Agree a Bizaar No Funfair Summer in Killarney

Bird’s and Council Agree a Bizaar No Funfair Summer in Killarney

Kerry County Council met with representatives of Bird’s Euroshow Funfair today. Having considered the current public health advice and the current information available regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interests of public health, it was agreed that Birds would not operate a funfair in Killarney town this year. Mutual Agreement on Health Grounds The… Read more…

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

An Important Message From Kerry County Council – Services Still Available

An Important Message From Kerry County Council – Services Still Available

Kerry County Council wishes to advise the people of the county that its services continue to be available to you. “We all to need to protect ourselves from COVID-19 so if you need us, we are asking you, where possible, to give us a call or send us an email in the first instance –… Read more…

Dozens of Free Events for Culture Night in Kerry

Dozens of Free Events for Culture Night in Kerry

Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy co-ordinating Culture Night events again this year along with arts groups and other organisations who are happy to get involved and offer a free night of cultural events to their communities. The annual Culture Night takes place on Friday, 20 September and there are dozens of events… Read more…

Reel Designs Studio Opens in Kerry’s Fashion Capital

Reel Designs Studio Opens in Kerry’s Fashion Capital

Reel Designs is a new millinery studio which has officially opened its doors today, Wednesday, 4th of September, at 34 Main Street, Castleisland. Reel Design is founded by Reelika Ollo, originally from Estonia. She has been living in Ireland since 2001. At an open day at the new studio last week there was a truly… Read more…

Local Composer’s Nature Music to Get an Airing in Killarney

Local Composer’s Nature Music to Get an Airing in Killarney

Nature Music is an arts project taking place throughout the remainder of August in Killarney and it’s led by the composer and sound artist Seán Ó Dálaigh in collaboration with the Scotia Ensemble of Tralee. The culmination of the project are two concerts during Heritage Week from Friday August 23rd at 7pm and Sunday August… Read more…

Tears as Darragh Begley Leaves to Pursue Career in UK

Tears as Darragh Begley Leaves to Pursue Career in UK

Coaches and athletes of Flares Gymnastics and Cheer paid a tearful bon voyage to volunteer coach, and Castleisland native, Darragh Begley. The club’s practice session in Tralee during the week was the scenes of the tearful farewells as Darragh, who has just completed a four year degree in Health Leisure and Massage, will soon depart… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

St. Pat’s Students and Teachers Walk from Darkness into Light

St. Pat’s Students and Teachers Walk from Darkness into Light

On Saturday morning last, May 11th, at 3:15am 30 students, their parents and their teachers from St. Patrick’s Secondary School left Castleisland to take part in the Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k in Tralee. They joined with the hundreds of thousands of people around the world who got together to walk from the darkness… Read more…

Torc Mountain Fire Warning from Kerry County Council

Torc Mountain Fire Warning from Kerry County Council

Kerry Fire Service has attended and contained a fire which occurred overnight in Killarney National Park but is asking members of the public to stay away from the southern side of Torc Mountain until further notice. Risk of Hotspots and Re-Ignition The fire was reported to the Fire Services at 10pm and two units from… Read more…

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Category Archives: Killarney

Bird’s and Council Agree a Bizaar No Funfair Summer in Killarney

Bird’s and Council Agree a Bizaar No Funfair Summer in Killarney

Kerry County Council met with representatives of Bird’s Euroshow Funfair today. Having considered the current public health advice and the current information available regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the interests of public health, it was agreed that Birds would not operate a funfair in Killarney town this year. Mutual Agreement on Health Grounds The… Read more…

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Organisers ‘Blown Out of It’ by Support for Castleisland Drive in Bingo

Bingo addicts from all and every corner of this and neighbouring counties converged on Castleisland on Sunday afternoon to indulge in their passion for the first time since everything closed down in mid spring. A count of cars alone came to 312 and each of those cars had parties of two, three or four players… Read more…

An Important Message From Kerry County Council – Services Still Available

An Important Message From Kerry County Council – Services Still Available

Kerry County Council wishes to advise the people of the county that its services continue to be available to you. “We all to need to protect ourselves from COVID-19 so if you need us, we are asking you, where possible, to give us a call or send us an email in the first instance –… Read more…

Dozens of Free Events for Culture Night in Kerry

Dozens of Free Events for Culture Night in Kerry

Kerry County Council Arts Office has been busy co-ordinating Culture Night events again this year along with arts groups and other organisations who are happy to get involved and offer a free night of cultural events to their communities. The annual Culture Night takes place on Friday, 20 September and there are dozens of events… Read more…

Reel Designs Studio Opens in Kerry’s Fashion Capital

Reel Designs Studio Opens in Kerry’s Fashion Capital

Reel Designs is a new millinery studio which has officially opened its doors today, Wednesday, 4th of September, at 34 Main Street, Castleisland. Reel Design is founded by Reelika Ollo, originally from Estonia. She has been living in Ireland since 2001. At an open day at the new studio last week there was a truly… Read more…

Local Composer’s Nature Music to Get an Airing in Killarney

Local Composer’s Nature Music to Get an Airing in Killarney

Nature Music is an arts project taking place throughout the remainder of August in Killarney and it’s led by the composer and sound artist Seán Ó Dálaigh in collaboration with the Scotia Ensemble of Tralee. The culmination of the project are two concerts during Heritage Week from Friday August 23rd at 7pm and Sunday August… Read more…

Tears as Darragh Begley Leaves to Pursue Career in UK

Tears as Darragh Begley Leaves to Pursue Career in UK

Coaches and athletes of Flares Gymnastics and Cheer paid a tearful bon voyage to volunteer coach, and Castleisland native, Darragh Begley. The club’s practice session in Tralee during the week was the scenes of the tearful farewells as Darragh, who has just completed a four year degree in Health Leisure and Massage, will soon depart… Read more…

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Cruinniú na nÓg a Resounding Success Throughout the County

Creativity was to the fore at Cruinniú na nÓg recently where children and teenagers enjoyed free cultural and creative events across the county. Events and workshops were all well subscribed and feedback from participants has highlighted the demand for more creative activity choices for our young people in Kerry Great Choice of Activity “Feedback tells… Read more…

St. Pat’s Students and Teachers Walk from Darkness into Light

St. Pat’s Students and Teachers Walk from Darkness into Light

On Saturday morning last, May 11th, at 3:15am 30 students, their parents and their teachers from St. Patrick’s Secondary School left Castleisland to take part in the Pieta House Darkness into Light 5k in Tralee. They joined with the hundreds of thousands of people around the world who got together to walk from the darkness… Read more…

Torc Mountain Fire Warning from Kerry County Council

Torc Mountain Fire Warning from Kerry County Council

Kerry Fire Service has attended and contained a fire which occurred overnight in Killarney National Park but is asking members of the public to stay away from the southern side of Torc Mountain until further notice. Risk of Hotspots and Re-Ignition The fire was reported to the Fire Services at 10pm and two units from… Read more…

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