Category Archives: Killarney

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…

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

Minister of State Brendan Griffin, TD.

These are heady days for Fine Gael. By the admission of its own members and ministers, the party has enjoyed a remarkable ride as the media followed its leadership debate and eventual outcome over the last couple of months. Brand new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s junior ministerial announcements today have been overshadowed by the Máire WhelanRead more…

The late Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland and Scartaglin

The late Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland and Scartaglin

The untimely death, at 59 years of age, has occurred of Denis Brosnan, Cahereens West, Castleisland Co. Kerry and formerly of Knockrour West, Scartaglin. On June 16th, 2017. Peacefully at Kerry University Hospital predeceased by his loving parents Dan and Mary. Sadly missed by his brothers and sisters: Maurice, Joan, Mike, John, David, Noreen, DanRead more…

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Castleisland Desmonds GAA Club News Round-Up

Best Wishes to Desmonds Ladies on Kerry Team Best wishes to the Desmonds player: Lorraine Scanlon, Aisling Leonard, Eilish Lynch and Andrea Murphy who play with the Kerry Senior Ladies team. The team will play Cork in the Munster Semi-final in Fitzgerald Stadium this Saturday evening, June 17th at 6pm. Congrats to Grace Cahill CongratulationsRead more…

Glenflesk / London GAA Link-Up to Honour 1966 Heroes

Glenflesk / London GAA Link-Up to Honour 1966 Heroes

A momentous event for those involved in the Gaelic Athletic Association in London in the remarkable year of 1966 was commemorated there last year. However, there was a handful of loose ends to be tidied up and men to be tracked down and honoured properly before the book could be closed on the 50th anniversaryRead more…

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

Denny Kerry Community Games Finals on June 24th and 25th

The official launch of the 2017 Kerry Community Games Athletics Finals took place on Friday morning at An Ríocht AC in Castleisland. It was the last official engagement on the old red tartan track as the new, two-tone surfacing material was being unloaded as the launch was going on. The event, sponsored by Denny, willRead more…

Deadline Approaches for Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2017

Deadline Approaches for Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2017

Following the success of the Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase in 2015 and 2016, Kerry County Council Arts Office invites visual artists to submit applications for its Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase 2017. This initiative is jointly supported by Kerry County Council and the Arts Council and recognises local talent and the importance of providing exposure forRead more…

Eoghan Ruadh Ó Súilleabháin – One of the Four Kerry Poets

Eoghan Ruadh Ó Súilleabháin – One of the Four Kerry Poets

Owen Roe O’Sullivan or Eoghan Ruadh Ó Súilleabháin from Meentogues in the Headford area of Sliabh Luachra, is known as one of the Four Kerry Poets. The other three are: Geoffrey O’Donoghue, Aodhagán O Rathaile and Pierce Ferriter. Owen spent many hours at The Park – a mansion that once stood near the derelict PrettyRead more…

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

A little over two years since they learned of his cancer diagnoses, the parishioners and friends of Fr. Pat Moore received the sad news of his death earlier today. When he broke the news of his condition early in 2015, friends in the twinned Duagh and Lyreacrompane churches organised masses and offered prayers for hisRead more…

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

Cameras to Roll for Finale of Hit Drama Patrick

It’s going to be lights, camera and action for the hit drama ‘Patrick’ when it returns for one night only in the INEC in Killarney on Thursday, May 11th.  The powerful show had a hugely-successful run last year in Rathmore and the INEC when over 7,000 people witnessed the story of Rathmore native, Captain PatrickRead more…