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Georgina Campbell Awards – Best Chef 2019

26/09/2018

James Coffey, chef at the Park Hotel Kenmare, Co. Kerry, has been awarded “Chef of the Year” for 2019 in the prestigious Georgina Campbell Awards. Georgina Campbell is one of Ireland’s leading food and hospitality writer’s who has been producing Georgina Campbell’s Ireland – the Guide (All The Best Places to [Read More…]

Waterford is Rose of Tralee Winner 2018

22/08/2018

At last after weeks of waiting and lots of appearances and interviews, the Waterford Rose, Kirsten Mate Maher has been crowned Rose of Tralee winner 2018. She becomes the first African-Irish Rose but not the first of mixed race. Here is the moment of the announcement on RTE: Her father, [Read More…]

Rattoo Round Tower as Never Seen Before

10/08/2018

Rattoo Round Tower Ballyduff, North Kerry. Rattoo Round Tower Ballyduff, North Kerry. Wild Atlantic Way.History: The monastery historically dates from the 6th century and founded by Bishop Lughach, though the present church ruin is certainly of later date. In the mid 19th century, the tower sat on a raised earth [Read More…]

Ballybunion Golf Club125 Years Old

20/07/2018

Ballybunion Golf Club is 125 years old this year. It was first established in 1893 but it quickly ran in to financial difficulty before it was rescued by a Colonel Bartholomew in 1906. Since then the club has grown in size and reputation and in 1984 a second course, The [Read More…]

Royal Visit to Kerry – What You Need to Know

14/06/2018

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall’s visit to Ireland starts today on Cork and tomorrow, Friday 15th June they are on their royal visit to Kerry. It is expected that the royal couple will visit Derrynane, Tralee and Killarney in that order. Although the exact times of their appearance [Read More…]

Prince Charles and Camilla to Visit Kerry

04/06/2018

Prince Charles and Camilla Duchess of Cornwall are coming to County Kerry between June the 14th and June 15th. Exact details of their itinerary are not known but informed sources have said that the trip will take in Killarney, Tralee and possibly Kenmare as well as the birthplace of Daniel [Read More…]

Tonnta – Waves in the West Video

13/03/2018

More great footage from Florian Walsh http://florianwalshphotography.com Waves crash on the rugged coast of west Kerry. This spectacular drone footage is well worth watching to the end.

Kerry Drama Festival 2018 Results

12/03/2018

Kerry Drama Festival was delayed by one day because of the snow (the Beast from the East) but this did not stop eight nights of top class entertainment at the Ivy Leaf Theatre in Castleisland. There were four plays in the Confined Section and four plays in the Open Section [Read More…]

Snow Brings Redwing to Kerry

02/03/2018

The Redwing is a winter visitor to Ireland but does not breed here. It breeds in mainly Iceland and Scandanavia and comes here in the Winter and although it is fairly common it is not often seen in gardens and urban areas as it prefers open grasslands. We do not [Read More…]

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