Category Archives: Killarney

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Doyle and O’Leary Packed Scart on Saturday Night

Jimmy Doyle of Sliabh Luachra was the title of Saturday night’s, latest installment in the Handed Down series of concerts and lectures. While many in the series to date have been dedicated to the memory of characters and players long gone from the worldly stage, a small handful have honoured the living. Saturday night’s eventRead more…

Ex FCA / RDF Members Called to Arms

Ex FCA / RDF Members Called to Arms

All ex Forsa Cosanta Áitiuil (FCA) and Reserve Defence Forces (RDF) members have been called to arms – the Listowel Arms – that is. For the past six years, Listowel has held a military festival and 2016 saw the introduction of the first 15th Battalion FCA/PDF and 32nd RDF Reunion. This year’s reunion will takeRead more…

Kerry Poets Found in The Deep Heart’s Core

Kerry Poets Found in The Deep Heart’s Core

There was a Grand Parade of contemporary Irish poets at the launch of The Deep Heart’s Core at Cork City Library on Wednesday night. Edited by poets, Kiskeam native, Eugene O’Connell and Pat Boran from Portlaoise, the anthology takes the pulse of the state of poetry in Ireland today. Kerry poetry and poets are wellRead more…

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

Bealtaine Festival Forging Links of Age and Opportunity

May belongs to the Bealtaine festival, celebrating creativity as we age and, on that note, Martyn Bell will give felt-making workshops in Castleisland Library on May 10th and 17th. Tel: 066 71 6 3403 This year, Kerry County Council, in association with Kerry Libraries and co-funded by the Arts Council, is bringing workshops in creativeRead more…

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Rita O’Leary (née O’Connor) Powell’s Road, Clashganniv, Castleisland and formerly of Mount,Scartaglen and Milleen, Kilcummin, Killarney. Peacefully on April 18th., 2017 in her 86th year. Surrounded by her loving family and the wonderful staff of University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by her late husband Michael and son Patrick. Sadly missed byRead more…

Colm Cooper – Thank You For The Days!

Colm Cooper – Thank You For The Days!

Colm Cooper, one of the greatest Kerry players ever to grace the game of Gaelic Football, has decided to call time on his illustrious inter-county career.  Report Courtesy of John O’Mahony Killarney Today The Dr Crokes player, who will turn 34 in June, does so just two weeks after winning the one medal that hadRead more…

Local Issues Seeking Answers at Killarney M.D. Meeting

Local Issues Seeking Answers at Killarney M.D. Meeting

The next meeting of the members of the Killarney Municipal District will be held in the Town Hall in Killarney on Wednesday, April 5th 2017 at 10am. Among the items which will come under consideration are these questions concerning issues in Castleisland, Currow and Scartaglin among other areas. List of Concerns High on the listRead more…

Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders Club Show and Sale

Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders Club Show and Sale

The Kerry Holstein Friesian Breeders Club held its annual heifer show and sale at Castleisland Mart on Friday, March 24th. An entry of 43 exceptional quality calved heifers were on offer. Peter Kennelly, Akeragh Herd, Ardfert tapped out his champion. Killarney Winner Lot 39 Aghaleemore Margaret 55 and reserve champion lot 4 Aghaleemore Margaret 46,Read more…

Gardaí Mount Check-point Blitz Today and Tonight

Gardaí Mount Check-point Blitz Today and Tonight

An Garda Siochána may well be all over the news these days but they’re all over the roads of Kerry today. There is some serious checkpointing going on in the area today and tonight. High Visibility Campaign Huge manpower is being brought into play as the high visibility campaign on the roads around Castleisland, TraleeRead more…

Free Drama Workshop in April – Book Now

Free Drama Workshop in April – Book Now

Actor and playwright Michael Hilliard Mulcahy, who is currently the drama facilitator with the Killarney Municipal District, will be giving free drama workshops in April for anyone interested in acting. The workshops are being held in the Killarney Cultural Centre on the weekend of April 8th and 9th. Successful Series “We had a very successfulRead more…