Page 7 - The Kerry News 2018
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 REVIEW OF THE YEAR 2018
in Kenmare.
Campaign begins to save Glencar Post Office.
600 people protest on Rossbeigh Strand in a ‘Save The beach’ campaignand voiceconcerns over plans for an oyster farm in the area.
Waterville gets a full-time GP.
Kerry Group profits soar to over €6.4 billion.
100’s of cyclists in Caherdaniel to take part in the fourth Valentines charity ride in honour of local woman Ita Corridan.
11-year-old Amy O’Connor from Killarney passes away.
16 patients from Kerry and West Cork go to Belfast for cataract operations.
Killarney Chamber of Tourism & Commerce launch their TEIR (Killarney Tourism Economic Impact Review’.
Kerry Senator Mark Daly greets DUP leader Arlene Foster at the Killarney Economic Conference in February
January
Over 200 tractors take part in a dawn run around Killarney starting at dawn in aid of Pieta House.
PatientsontrolleysatUniversity Hospital Kerry reached an all- time record high over the new year.
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Joe Scally, company director and Ettienne van Vrede, CEO of the Hayfield Family Collection, pictured at the renamed Great Southern Hotel Killarney.
Valentia Observatory says rainfall and temperatures continue to break records.
Kerry owners pay over €14 million in property tax.
Gardaí apologise to Joanne Hayes, 34 years after the Kerry Babies saga during a press conference in Cahersiveen.
South Kerry has a serious outbreak of bovine tuberculosis.
Killorglin Panto put on Pinocchio with veteran Dame Declan Mangan once again writing and taken part in the show.
Tim Casey,Sacristan in the Daniel O’Connell Church for more than 60 years dies.
Legendary GAA and regatta man John Kelly (82) from, Spa passes away. John featured on the front page of The Kerry News when he retired as a psychiatriac nurse from St. Finan’s Hospital.
Kilbanivane Cemetery is flooded again causing concern for families with loved ones interred.
February
Rathmore Panto perform The Pied Piper.
Ted Moynihan, cancer campaigner dies.
A rare cattle Egret bird is spotted
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