Page 9 - The Kerry News 2019
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 Jackie, Maura and Johnny Healy-Rae are elected in three different areas in the 2019 local elections.
Tralee girl Desiree Fitzgerald crowned Miss Kerry 2019.
Former Central Bank Governor Kerryman Maurice O’Connell, dies aged 82.
Darkness into Light Nathan’s Walk, walk in Killarney helps raise €350,000 over 8 years.
Storm Lorenzo hits Kerry causing widespread damage.
Michael Fassbender takes part in the Rally of The Lakes.
A new 3.5km road between Milltown and Killorglin opens after an €11m investment.
Star Wars fans still flock to Iveragh for the second ‘May the 4th Be With You Festival.’
A monument is unveiled commemorating the 1954 National Ploughing Championships in Killarney.
Clare native Ger Duffy dies while mountain climbing the
Jordan Lee sets a new Irish outdoor T47 high-jump record one metre and 88 centimetres. Skellig Michael opens late on May 24th.
Agnes and John O’Sullivan, Taobh Coille B&B in Kells wins B&B of the Year 2019.
Angela Curran and Noreen Collins announced as official ‘Hospice Heroes’ for their prolific fundraising efforts.
Mariusz Kryszak dies tragically in a biking accident at The Gap of Dunloe cross.
Dan Tim O’Sullivan buys St Mary of the Angels facility in Beaufort.
Christy Riordan launches ‘Celebrating 45 Years of Scoil an Ghleanna’ DVD in Cahersiveen.
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Kerry Gardai are deployed to Clare to protect President Donald Trump on his visit to Ireland. Suggestions he may visit Kerry sometime in the future.
Valentia native Mike Moriarty saves an American couple from drowning after their car accidentally drove off the edge of the pier at Knightstown.
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Sneem celebrates the 50th anniversary of Former French President Charles de Gaulle visit to South Kerry.
Kenmare Post Office moves around the corner after over 100 years serving the townspeople.
Massive crowds pack The Friary, Killarney for the annual Feast Day of St Anthony and the traditional blessings of the lilies... it’s like the old days.
Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne announces Fr Eamon Mulvihill to transfer from Kilcummin Parish causing uproar with locals who boycott Mass collections in protest as there is now no resident priest in the parish.
Killarney’s Jessie Buckley (29) goes supernova superstar with leading roles in ‘Wild Rose’ ‘Chernobyl’,’ Fargo and ‘Judy’ where she plays the role of Judy Garland’s personal
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