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Fears are expressed for out-of- hours doctor services at SouthDoc due to doctor shortages.
Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy with Michael Cronin, Themohouse and Minister Brendan Griffin at Clúid Housing, one of Ireland’s largest sustainable social housing developments at Dereen, Killarney.
Many speed limit changes take place in Kerry with some speed areas increasing in the limit.
The annual Glencar Show attracts record numbers once again.
A tomcat is rescued after three- and-a-half hour mission to free him from an underground cable system in Killorglin.
Mons Dan O’Riordan from Castleisland, Fr Luke Roche from Castlemaine and Fr Tadhg Ó Dochartaigh from Firies retire from parishes in Kerry.
Kerry farmers join national protest over the new beef deal which they claim will destroy the Kerry beef industry.
Kerry councillor suggests a fleet of hybrid-powered buses be used to provide a ‘hop on, hop off ’ bus service for the Ring of Kerry route.
Foley’s Spar in Fossa sells a EuroMillions lottery ticket.
Popular Postmistress Nora O’Sullivan Looney, retires from her Killorglin office.
Dan Kelleher (77) wins the Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing Championships in France.
Vandals smash street statues during the 4th of July celebrations in Killarney.
Top jockey Frankie Dettori
rides at Killarney Races.
Killarney’s Sean Clifford sets an Irish record of 10,000 metres of positive ascent in just 23 hours and 53 minutes, the same height as Mount Everest.
Minister Seán Kyne TD announces plans to boost employment, population, tourism and the Irish language in the Uíbh Ráthach Gaeltacht region.
The Kerry Education and Training Board and University College Cork (UCC) sign memorandum of understanding at Cappanlea.
Ballyspillane residents celebrate their 40th
Sean O’Se and Declan Mangan welcome thousands of tourists to the annual Puck Fair in Killorglin
Scientists at UCC say plastic has been discovered at a depth of over 2,000 metres in the Porcupine Bank Canyon, 320 kilometres west of Dingle.
Jerry Mulvihill talks about ‘The Truth Behind the Irish Famine’ at Killarney House.
Kerry Barrister Katie O’Connell travels to Kenya and teaches Irish dancing to local kids in Kenya as part of Triona and Eddie Sheehy’s Kenya Education Project.
Siamsa founder Fr Pat Ahern is announced the Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann / Ard Ollamh at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann.
Former SDLP MP Seamus
Mallon receives the inaugural Daniel O’Connell Award at the Daniel O’Connell Summer School.
Tragedy strikes Kilgobnet as popular localman Mickey Sheehan dies in a fire at his home in Glencuttane, Kilgobnet.
A Dublin man and his two sons had a lucky escape when they were caught in a rip-tide on Derrynane Beach.
Work commences on a new cinema on the former Torc Great Southern Hotel on the Park Road.
Anna Pokojska wins silver and bronze medals at the World Transplant Games.
Killarney man Enda O’Leary completes a gruelling solo cycle from the western most tip of Ireland to its most easterly point and back again to raise money for a Kenmare based animal charity.
Thieves stole 12 newly planted hydrangeas flowers along the Ring of Kerry road in Glenbeigh just days after Tidy Towns members planted the new flower beds.
AGE is no barrier to Killarney man John Coffey who despite reaching the grand age of 100 is still going strong.
OVER €130,000 in funding has been granted to projects in South Kerry with the announcement of Clár allocations this week.
Killarney’s most popular pub JM Reidy’s run by The Sheahan Family wins ‘Licensing World’ - Bar of the Year Award and the ‘Best Designed Bar/Inside Space’ awards.
Howard family of Kilsarcon near Currow gave birth to four healthy bull calves on All- Ireland final replay day.
Hundreds of locals and tourists lined the streets to The Brehon Hotel Killarney for the Cannonball Run to see top racing cars including McLaren, Lamborghini, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, Maserati, Rolls Royce and Bentleys to mention a few.
Scoil an Ghleanna in St Finian’s Bay enrol two new pupils to retain a second teacher for the school.
12 men were disqualified from driving for two years after being found guilty of dangerous driving during the 2019 Rally of the Lakes.
Cromane Seafest is Kerry’s newest festival success celebrating and a fantastic beginning.
Puck Fair committee raise €3,500 for the Killorglin Branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation during the annual festival held in August.
Over 1,000 students from Killarney’s three secondary schools, Community College, St Brigid’s and St Brendan’s protest against climate change action by the Irish Government.
Killarney retains its Purple Flag, an accreditation that recognises excellence in the management of a town at night.
Bingo in Conroy Hall ceases after 44 years much to the
Mike O’Mahony from Barraduff in the Cannonball Run at The Brehon Hotel Killarney
Dublin beat Kerry after a replay to win 5-in-a-row in All- Ireland titles.
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