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 Killarney and Kilcummin people are in shock following the sad passing of 16 years old Niall McGillicuddy following a short illness.
Fionn’s Live Music & Pub Quiz Nightraisesover€8,000.00 for the Neo Natal Unit in CUMH & Bru Columbanus at K Town.
Kerry’s inaugural ‘Storied Kerry’ Conference takes place
in Killarney attended by writers, professors, artists and storytellers to tell the story of Kerry.
Comedienne Deirdre O’Kane receives the Maureen O’Hara Award for 2018 from the Kerry Film Fesitval in Killarney.
€650,000 allocated to tourism projects in South Kerry Killorglin, steeped in cycling greats like Gene Mangan and the late Paddy O’Callaghan has ambitious plans to become the National Cycle Centre of Ireland with an indoor velodrome and Supercross BMX.
Dept of Justice announces 80 asylum seekers are to be housed in Kenmare.
Dr Crokes win another three-in-a- row county championships.
One of Ireland’s most famous hotel porters Tom Doyle of Parknasilla passes away.
Kerryelectoratevotes57.6%to remove the term ‘blasphemy’ from the constitution and also supports Michael D Higgins to be relected President of Ireland.
Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce and Paudie Healy of Universal Access launch a project to be the first ‘accessible tourist town’ in Ireland.
Killarney Tidy Towns committee plant 60,000 bluebells and snowdrops to celebrate 60 years of commitment to making Killarney Looking Good.
ALDI announces plans to build a new larger store beside their current store in Killarney.
Michael Healy-Rae launches his book ‘Time to Talk’ and World Exploer Pat Falvey launch his autobiography ‘Accidental Rebel’ in Killarney.
‘He Never Sang for Me’ – a play by Michael Ahern first performed in 1982 featuring members of the original cast and directed by John O’Brien, took place in Killorglin.
Glenbeigh native Danny Tim O’Sullivanreceivedthelifetime achievement award from the British and Irish Trading Alliance.
Valentia Island honoured their war heroes at a special commemoration day.
Killarney climber, 6 years old Joshua Davison became the youngest climber to summit Toubkal Mountain Morrocco (over 4,000metres), three times higher than Carrauntoohil.
Dr Crokes win the Munster football final.
Killarney newest takeaway ‘Pizza Corner’ opens at the top of High Street.
Thousands of young and old people turn out for the annual Christmas in Killarney parade with Santa and his elves making a spectacular entrance.
Kerry GAA broadcaster Weeshie Fogarty passed away.
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Pat Duggan,Caitlin Kerin and Elaine O’Connor of Eager’s Killarney celebrate selling a €250,000 Lotto ticket.
THE Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty awards 2018 were accepted on behalf of the three organisations by Jimmy Laide (Kerry Mountain Rescue), John Draper (Irish Coast Guard) and Richard Quigley (RNLI).
The Irish Deer Associaton claim deer poaching is an issue in Kerry.
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