Archive for July 5th, 2017

ëIíll be back for Puckí: Pictured launching Puck Fair 2017, at ëThe Diaspora Ladyí statue on Iveragh Road, Killorglin, were 2016 World Coastal Rowing Champion, Monika Dukarska, (who is aspiring to qualify for the Olympics), Caitlin Horgan, Puck Fair Queen and Pupil in Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin and Declan Mangan, Chair of Puck Fair. Puck Fair 2017, Irelandís oldest festival, runs from 10-12 August in Killorglin, Co. Kerry. The three day festival attracts visitors from all over Ireland and the world including the Irish diaspora, who come to see the coronation of the wild mountain goat and enjoy 36 hours of FREE family entertainment. www.puckfair.ie 
Picture: Don MacMonagle

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Preparations In Full Swing For Killorglin’s Puck Fair

July 5, 2017 at 5:54 pm Comments are Disabled

KILLORGLIN is already preparing for the influx of tens of thousands of visitors in just over  a month for the annual Puck Fair. Thousands of Irish emigrants are planning a visit home this summer to coincide with the 3-day festival, which takes place from August 10-12. The 2017 festivities will […]

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Eight Kerry Properties Sold At Allsop Auction Fetch €663,000

Eight Kerry Properties Sold At Allsop Auction Fetch €663,000

July 5, 2017 at 5:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were eight Kerry properties up for auction online at the Allsop website today and between them they fetched €663,000. It was part of their residential online auction with three more Kerry properties up for bids in tomorrow’s commercial auction. In Tralee, a vacant house at 13 Urban Terrace with […]

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Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

Padraig Harrington Names Two Kerry Golf Courses Among His Irish Favourites

July 5, 2017 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

PADRAIG Harrington has named two Kerry courses among his Top 5 in Ireland, but Rory McIlroy didn’t include any when asked for his choices, according to a story in the International edition of the New York Times yesterday. Speaking before the Irish Open which begins tomorrow, Padraig Harrington, the two-time […]

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Teenager Missing From Killarney Found Safe And Well

Teenager Missing From Killarney Found Safe And Well

July 5, 2017 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

    A teenager who was reported missing from the Killarney area since June 15 has been located. Gardaí issued an appeal last Tuesday, June 27, for the public’s assistance in finding Hossein Hashimi, who was reported missing from Port Road, Killarney. Gardaí have now confirmed to Radio Kerry the […]

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Paul Has A Pep In His Step After Meeting Man City Manager

Paul Has A Pep In His Step After Meeting Man City Manager

July 5, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

PAUL Galvin may be a Man United fan, but he was honoured to meet Man City’s managerial maestro this morning. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich boss, Pep Guardiola, was in Ireland and bumped into the ex-Kerry player and current fashion designer. Paul even managed to pass on some of […]

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Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

July 5, 2017 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District Sinn Féin councillor, Toireasa Ferris, has advised medical card holders that they should not be charged for blood tests by their GPs. Councillor Ferris has been contacted by a number of constituents, one of whom is a patient recovering from cancer, about the issue. “I have told them and […]

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Patrick Takes On Gruelling Challenges In Aid Of Tralee Woman’s African Orphanage

Patrick Takes On Gruelling Challenges In Aid Of Tralee Woman’s African Orphanage

July 5, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

AN Oakpark man has started a series of tough challenges to raise funds for a Tralee woman’s orphanage project in Africa. Patrick Daly from Derrylea completed the Ring of Kerry Cycle at the weekend, but that’s only the beginning. In the next few months he will take on the ‘Tough […]

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