29 August 2007
LISTOWEL's branch of the Kerry Hospice were blown away this week to receive a cheque for well over €5,000 - proceeds of the recent 'Shave or Dye' event at McCarthy's Bar in Finuge.
ST BRENDAN'S student Fionán O Donoghue will visit the political powerhouses of the Dáil, Stormont and the European parliament in Strasbourg in the coming weeks following his selection as one of three Rotary Club Munster Regional winners of the Youth Leadership Awards.
FESTIVE treasure hunters will converge on the streets of Killarney next month, and a Christmas themed costume will be a fashion must.
THE AMAZING story of a West Kerry man who won Olympic gold for the United States is to feature in a new book on the feats of Ireland's Olympians from 1896 to the present day.
KILLARNEY Train Station has received international recognition for best practice at a prestigious competition involving rail companies from across Ireland and the UK.
DINGLE Oceanworld's two eight-foot sand tiger sharks were rather bemused last Saturday as three people climbed into their tanks and began to swim alongside them.
THE work of Kerry local authorities in reducing energy costs and promoting energy efficiency over the last decade has been recognised at the SEAI's Sustainable Energy Awards
THE well known Tig Bhric's Bar and Restaurant in Riasc, Ballyferriter, is for sale and offers potential for the further growth of a long-established business.
A NUMBER of concerned local citizens have made contact with The Kerryman in the past week having received phone-calls from people stating they work for a computer company and are calling people's land-lines to inform them that their computer apparently has been infected with a virus.
AFTER the resounding success of their choral performance at the Castleisland Rugby Club concert in May, the Galescoil Aogáin choir has landed a major invitation.
SOUTH Kerry artisan food firm Sasta Sausages have this month been honoured with a prestigious European food award.