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Kerry’s Olympic pride runs high

There has been nothing but pride in the Kerry this week given the sporting successes achieved by the Kingdom’s very own, and not least of these are the performances of our rowers, who have already taken to the Olympic Stage. Independent.ie – News …


Freak lightning strike in Tarbert causes havoc

A sinister side effect of the recent fine weather occurred at Tarbert on Friday last when a bolt of lightning caused damage to some buildings and resulted in petrol pumps at Dunnes Gala Store being out of action for several hours. Independent.ie – News …



Kenmare club cyclist finises 2,420km route

It’s a long way from Derry to Cork city no matter how you’re travelling or what route you take, but when you opt for the most scenic and coastal route possible, on your bike, via Mallin and Mizen Heads, the journey takes on a much tougher complexion if such a thing were needed. Independent.ie – News …


Hotels want pledge on future of PSO

The Kerry branch of the Irish Hotels Federation has called on the Government to formally affirm its commitment to the PSO support for flights on the Dublin-Kerry route. Independent.ie – News …


Honouring Lixnaw’s patriots

At 12 noon on Sunday, exactly 100 years to the day of the Truce between Crown Forces and the Irish Volunteers, the village of Lixnaw paid homage to the men and women from the locality who contributed to the fight for Irish Independence. Independent.ie – News …


Pat’s got a new set of wheels

A fundraiser organised by Lixnaw GAA to help with the costs of installing a new astro turf pitch and a ball wall at their grounds has this week been hailed as a huge success. Independent.ie – News …


‘We need a set opening date’

Businesses across Killarney joined together in a show of solidarity last Thursday following the devastating blow to the hospitality industry in the form of news that indoor dining would not re-open on July 5. Independent.ie – News …


Jobs task force takes shape

Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has given an assurance that the Tarbert – Ballylongford Landbank will be one of the chief areas of focus of a new jobs task force finally being set-up to help drive economic growth along the Shannon Estuary. Independent.ie – News …