Denis loved his family, his county and his native town
The late Denis Foley
The late Denis Foley
Gathering 2013 - Rathmore Walk was a great success.
ACTIVE RETIREMENT GROUP Scartaglin Active Retirement Group are taking a break for the month of August, so the usual get together on Thursday mornings will cease for the month in question.
ATLANTIC SAILING CLUB: Note a slight change to the notes for the sailing club, Adult only session now takes place on Tuesday nights at 6.30 p.m.
There was no winner of the €10,100 jackpot. The numbers drawn were 4, 7, 14, 23, the €50 lucky dip winners were Kevin Reddin Keelnabrack Glenbeigh, Rachel O Sullivan Keelnabrack Glenbeigh, Evely Griffin Kealduve. Next weeks jackpot is €10,200 and the draw will take place in the Ross Inn.
CEMETERY Masses on Monday 5th in Ahavoher, Tuesday 6th in Knockanure and Wednesday 7th in Murhur. All Masses at 8pm.
THERE has always been a strong school spirit at Dingle's Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne and now the school's principal is hoping to tap into that fellow-feeling by appealing to students and parents, past and present, to support the development of a new playing pitch and running track at the school.
THE artistic talent of the people of Cloghane, Brandon and West Kerry is to be showcased at the annual Ealaíontóirí an Leith–Triúigh art exhibition, which opens this Saturday night at Halla Le Chéile.
WITH the announcement earlier this year that Rathmore has been granted planning permission for a new playground, Rathmore Community Council are holding a night at the dogs fundraiser for the project.
OLD acquaintances and lost friendships were rekindled in the north Kerry village of Causeway at the weekend, as over 70 past pupils of Causeway Comprehensive gathered at McHales Bar on Friday night for a much anticipated school reunion.
THE recent extreme warm weather has required extra work to go into the Farranfore Development's Association revamp of the disused piece of land adjacent to the railway station, which is The Kerryman supported entry in the national Get Involved initiative.
A NEW support group has been set up to assist Kerry patients who are living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). The support group, which meets on a monthly basis at Tralee's Carlton Hotel is currently seeking new members and has issued a call for anyone suffering from the condition across the county to get in touch.
"IT'S everything we've talked about and hoped for for many years - and now it's finally here" - Ballybunion holiday park owner, Padraig Hanrahan, relishing the unprecedented weather that has resulted in a booming summer for the seaside town.
THE tragic events in Killarney on Saturday, July 13, will linger long in the memory of townspeople and visitors.
"I'D like to do it again next year," she commented afterwards and fair play to this 10-year-old Killorglin girl who helped two charitable causes in one fell swoop.
CAN the organising committee of this year's Gathering Festival in Abbeyfeale please take a bow...
Reachtálfaidh Ógras, an eagraíocht Ghaeilge is sine 7 gCampa Samhraidh i mbliana. Beidh na campaí seo oscailte do leanaí idir 7 agus 12. Seo deis iontach do leanaí a gcuid Gaeilge a chleachtadh agus spraoí agus súp a bhaint as imeachtaí éagsúla agus turas ag deireadh na seachtaine. Costas an champa, €45, le lascainí do theaghlaigh.
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.