Entries by Aisling Crosbie


GREENER HOME HINTS – STOP FOOD WASTE & WHAT TO RECYCLE In a presentation with the very topical theme of ‘Greener Living’, a wide range of issues were covered by Kerry County Councils Environmental Officer Úna O’Connor,at the May meeting of  Muckross ICA. In a  fun and interactive style, Úna demonstrated to the ladies what […]

Students and staff celebrate with Wellbeing Day

Students at Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra celebrated their Healthy Ireland ‘Health Promoting Schools’ Flag by holding a well being day at the school. A combined effort by the Health Promoting Schools coordinators, staff, parents council, students and management enabled the enhancement and rejuvenation of staff and student social areas in particular the redevelopment of school […]

Another Classic Drive

A 1979 Model Ford 2600 Tractor is this year top prize in the  Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage fundraiser which was launched at the weekend. The group were delighted  to launch another fantastic fundraiser, following on from last years successful project  – the lovingly restored vintage Land Rover 90, raising much needed funds for Recovery […]


Killarney volunteers Angela Curran and Noreen Collins, who volunteer each year to support their local hospice on Hospice Sunflower Days, have been named official ‘Hospice Heroes’ for their many years of fundraising service on behalf of their local hospice, Kerry Hospice. Angela and Noreen along with 25 others were honoured with the title of ‘Hospice […]

Faha kids are Junior Entrepreneurs

Creativity, hard graft and willingness to invest their own hard-earned cash were the hallmarks of the primary school Entrepreneurs who took part in the Junior Entrepreneur Programme All Ireland Showcase Day at the RDS in Dublin yesterday May 20th. Faha National School were among five and half thousand children from thirty counties  who arrived by […]

Rathmore Social Action Group are national finalists

A social partnership between young and old  – Rathmore Social Action Group, has beaten off stiff competition to be named amongst the thirty-six community groups, sports clubs and organisations from all over Ireland were today announced as regional winners and finalists in the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019. The Rathmore group will contest the […]

A good day for Killarney as new car park opens

The new bus and car park on Rock Road  in Killarney was officially opened this week by the Cathaoirleach of the Killarney Municipal District John Sheahan. Dignatries attended the opening on Wednesday just in time for the tourist season. “This has been a project which my elected colleagues in the Municipal District have long campaigned […]

Garda group Climb Carrauntoohil

Members of the  Garda IPA (International Police Association) have joined together to raise money for various charities. This year we have created the IPA Garda Hi5 Challenge with involves between 35-40 IPA members hiking to the top of the highest peak in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales in just 5 days between 20th […]

Railway Park opens in Farranfore

The Farranfore Railway Park was officially opened by Killarney Area Mayor John Sheahan on Sunday last 19th May. The park, which is a new focal point for Farranfore, has been developed on the site around the old Railway water tower at the start of the Farranfore-Valentia line. The site has been transformed into a small […]