Denis loved his family, his county and his native town
The late Denis Foley
The late Denis Foley
LONG-awaited improvements on the Lyre Road leading to the Milltown waste transfer station are set to begin by the middle of the month.
* Set a budget. Instead of being faced with a massive credit card bill after Christmas, set a budget now and stick to it. Better still, start putting away a few euro every week and decide now who you need to buy for and how much you plan to spend on each.
TRALEE Town Council have introduced new regulations governing the erection of headstones, kerbs and plinths at St John's Burial Ground.
THEY might study apart, but they party as one!
FOILMORE Community Centre may be just two years old but the south Kerry venue has already hosted blue chip events that have helped bond an entire community, in addition to more quirky events such as zumba, cookery demonstrations and a performance by The Irish Rambling House group.
THE annual Killorglin Reunion Charity Dance came up trumps yet again for St Joseph's Home with up to €10,000 raised from the special north London event.
DO you know who invented the lock? Well, if you do, you really should have been at a special 'Who Wants to be a Thousandaire' challenge held in The Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday night.
BISHOP of Kerry Ray Browne was in Cromane on Sunday to celebrate a special landmark anniversary of the local church.
A TRIP to the Bernabeau, the world famous Prado Museum and the Palace of El Escorial were just a few of the treats enjoyed by students of St Brigid's on a trip to the Spanish capital of Madrid.
KILLOCRIM National School might be back the road a bit from town, but that doesn't mean it isn't fully plugged in to heart of the digital 21st Century.
Brosna woman, Maryann Downes describes herself as 'A Cancer Survivor' and considers herself one of the lucky ones who are in a position to help other women going through what they have experienced.
OVER the next few weeks anyone dropping in to the Abbey Inn for a pint might notice something slightly different about the barmen working the taps in the popular nightspot.
LESS than a month after picking up Limerick's County Endeavour Award at the annual Tidy Towns competition, Athea Tidy Towns has scooped the top honour in the 2013 Limerick In Bloom competition.
TRAINING is in full swing for the Irish Heart Foundation's 'Big Fight Night', taking place in the INEC, Killarney on November 15.
THANKS to the generosity of parents and past pupils, CBS The Green now has a brand new, fully stocked and comfortable library in which students can study to their hearts' content.
TRADITIONAL music lovers are in for a rare treat this Saturday, November 2, when the Templeglantine Céilí Band play their first céilí since winning the All Ireland senior céilí band completion at the 2011 Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann.
Munster MEP Seán Kelly raised the European flag at Scoil Mhuire, Knocknagoshel during his recent visit to the village school to celebrate it's successful participation in the Blue Star programme of 2012/2013 and the beginning of their participation in the 2013/2014 programme.
The late John 'Johnny' Meehan
THE tragic last moments of Killarney man Cian O'Donoghue, Gortacoosh, Glenflesk (19) who drowned in Lough Leane in Killarney this summer, were relived on Monday as his heartbroken family attended an inquest into his death.
PRESSURE is continuing to mount in Kerry this week for a reversal of the Government plan to impose 50 per cent commercial rates on unoccupied premises in the county.
THE biggest annual fundraising event in Tralee's biggest parish raised more than €40,000 over the course of the weekend.
'GOTTA Lotta Colour' was the caption and inspiration for the 2013/2014 Irish League of Credit Unions Poster Competition at Killarney Credit Union and it really inspired the imaginations of the young artists who entered.
BOOTS Chemists opened their new outlet in Tralee's Central Plaza last Wednesday to a warm reception from shoppers and with a helping hand from Kerry football star Kieran Donaghy.
MEMBERS of the Psychiatric Nurses' Association challenged delegates at last weekend's Labour party conference in Killarney over the current lack of mental health services in Kerry and asked that the issue be brought to the floor when the members met.
THIS FRIDAY, December 6, sees the official opening of the Waterville Water and Wastewater Scheme by Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan.
IT is difficult for farmers to plan ahead when they don't know what price they will get for their produce and this problem is set to become even more of an issue in the coming years with up and down variations in prices expected to increase even more.