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A Visitor Guide to County Kerry

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kerry newsNews from County Kerry. This is not a news channel but we bring you stories from around Kerry which may be of interest to visitors to the county.
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Frankie Dettori Wows Killarney


Ten-year-old jaunting horse Lucy is probably the slowest horse Frankie Dettori ever steered but that is how he arrived in Killarney, driving a jaunting car. Frankie’s superstar celebrity status brought huge crowds to Killarney racecourse on Wednesday 17th of July. Racecourse manager Philip O’Brien reckoned that the attendance was double [Read More…]

Tralee Adopts Leopold Bloom


Watch out Dublin! You no longer have exclusive rights to Leopold Bloom! Today, on Bloomsday the 16th of June 2019, Bloom has turned up in Tralee, in the Kingdom of Kerry. At midday, the savoury aroma of fried kidneys and Denny’s sausages tickled the nostrils of passersby as it wafted [Read More…]

Kerry Drama Festival 2019 Results


Another great Kerry Drama Festival at The Ivy Leaf Theatre has drawn to a close. Eight drama groups provided great entertainment over eight nights. The attendance was well up on last year – the theatre was full to capacity on most nights. There were five plays in the Confined Section [Read More…]

Will Tralee Town Park Get a Green Flag?


Kerry County Council intends to apply to An Taisce for Green Flag status for Tralee Town Park. The submission to An Taisce is expected to be completed by the end of February. What does Green Flag status mean? The Green Flag Awards are given in recognition of good management of [Read More…]

Georgina Campbell Awards – Best Chef 2019


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


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


Rattoo Round Tower near Ballyduff in County Kerry is one of the finest and best preserved round towers in the country. The monastery at this site dates from the 6th century and the tower was built later and added to at various stages since. For more information about Rattoo Round [Read More…]

Ballybunion Golf Club125 Years Old


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


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…]

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