Denis loved his family, his county and his native town
The late Denis Foley
The late Denis Foley
Cameras flashed, corks popped and sparklers sparkled at Herlihy's Bar, Farranfore, on Friday night, as friends and family gathered at Maura's Rambling House to celebrate with Micheál O Se on his tremendous success at the All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil in Derry. Micheál who is the son of Noel and Joan (and brother of Gearóid and Bríd) of Killeigh, Farranfore brought home not one but two All Ireland titles from Derry.
THE Heights Hotel in Killarney has beaten off stiff competition from pubs around the country to become a finalist in the fourth annual Great Carvery of the Year competition.
TWO Tralee businesswomen have taken over as co-ordinators on the Kerry Businesswomen's Network.
DINGLE native and manager of Killarney's Brehon Hotel Gary Curran, who has enjoyed an amazing career in the hospitality industry, has decided to drop anchor in his home town as he returns to take over the running of his family's guesthouse (and celebrity haunt!) Greenmount House.
ONE of Irish TV's best-known grocers was in town on Friday to usher in a new chapter in the life of Market Street's Spar supermarket.
Dingle Hillwalking Club, in association with Castlegregory Community Council, is giving people a chance to discover the natural history and beauty of the Dingle Peninsula during the 2013 Castlegregory Walking Festival which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 - 29.
THE development of Uaran an Toirin, just a short walk from Killorglin town centre, is offering exceptional value with its remaining properties.
TRALEE is now officially home to royalty after Connolly Park native Sarah Mullins was crowned international Queen of the Redheads at the annual Redhead Convention which took place in Cork last weekend.
THE Kerry Choral Union, which was the star attraction at the official opening of the Rose Gathering celebrations recently, is seeking new members for its junior choir.
A BALLYHEIGUE school is on course for a massive day's celebrations on the Eve of the famous Pattern in the village.
WITH just two weeks to go until the results of the annual Tidy Towns competition are announced, the hard working volunteers in Castleisland are looking forward to a well earned break.
WITH the results of the annual tidy towns competition due to be announced in the next fortnight, most tidy towns groups across the country are enjoying a well earned break.
TWO long time supporters of the Fenit RNLI lifeboat service have made a very special presentation to the volunteer crew who man and run the lifeboat.
Have you ever wanted to own a property with the ruins of an old castle on its lands? Now is your chance.
OVER 100 tractors left from Cahersiveen recently, participants in the Seán Ó Sé Memorial Vintage Tractor Run which raised funds for Island View Day Care Centre and Valentia Hospital.
A MID KERRY dental hygienist been selected as one of just five finalists nationwide for the prestigious 'Kin Dental Hygienist of the Year.'
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.