Entries by Aisling Crosbie

One man’s Everest…

Ultra Runner, Sean Clifford, from Killarney, set an Irish record reaching the dizzy heights of 10,000 m of positive ascent in 23 hours and 53 minutes — the equivalent height of Mount Everest, and accumulative 10 times ascent of Ireland’s highest Mountain – Carrauntoohil, (1039 m) in the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. Sean set about his challenge, […]

No roadside hedge cutting during August

The Minister for Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD  announced this week that she will not be proceeding with regulations that would have allowed general roadside hedge cutting during August this year on a trial basis. The decision recognises the increasing threats to biodiversity nationally and globally and follows a number of Government […]

Puck Fair sets up Go-Fund-Me Page

The committee behind the annual Puck Fair festival  has launched a Go-Fund-Me page and is appealing to members of the public and festival goers to open the purse strings in order to aid the continuation of this long-held Irish tradition. With just four weeks to go until thousands of revelers descend on Killorglin, for one […]

New home for Killarney Parkrun

Killarney Parkrun has a new home in the grounds of Killarney House with the first event taking place tomorrow, Saturday, July 20th at 9.30am. The Parkruns originally took place in Muckross house and gardens to the grounds of Killarney House. The first event in Killarney house will be on Sat. 20th July @ 09:30. Parkruns […]

Half a century on the hoof at the track

The age old tradition that dates back half a century will be maintained at Killarney Races next week when a third generation of one local family will provide the all-important farrier service at the track. Timmy McGillycuddy from Ballydribeen, Killarney, will follow in his father and grandfather’s footsteps when he joins his dad, Pa, in […]

Tricel Staff Raise Funds for Kerry Cork Health Bus

Tricel recently celebrated the company’s third annual Wellbeing Week at the group’s European headquarters in Killarney. The company’s team of staff participated in multiple scheduled events to promote workplace health and wellbeing. This year events included a step counting competition, launch of the Employee Assistance Programme, onsite visits from a Financial Advisor, talks from nutritionists […]