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PAGE SIX The expression “don’t feed the trolls” comes to mind Words: Adam Moynihan

The front and back pages have been dominated this week by the revelation that Eamonn Fitzmaurice has “a box full of anonymous letters” that he received during his reign as manager of the Kerry senior football team. The news has prompted several other prominent GAA figures to comment on their own experiences with hate mail, with fellow managers Anthony Daly, John Horan and John Kiely speaking to the media about all the angry letters that came through their door. The public backlash has been vociferous and naturally I agree that no one deserves that kind of treatment, especially not a man like Eamonn Fitzmaurice who has been such a great servant to Kerry football. But the whole thing is being blown out of proportion in my opinion. On Wednesday the Irish Examiner led with Kiely’s story on the front page of their sports section under the headline “Me too”. The Examiner’s sports coverage is generally excellent but I think that drawing comparisons between this particular episode and the #MeToo movement is a bit over the top, not to mention distasteful. (Incidentally, Kiely also revealed that he gets his wife to vet the letters so nothing too serious comes his way.) It’s reflective, however, of the widespread melodrama Hate Mailgate has induced. It’s obviously unacceptable behaviour to send an anonymous, abusive letter to anyone. That goes without saying. I’ve no doubt that it wasn’t a nice experience for Eamonn and his wife, or anyone else who has

had to deal with it down through the years. But I don’t see why anyone would feel the need to publicise the issue. Let’s take Fitzmaurice’s situation as an example. He says he has a box of letters at home, all sent by Kerry fans and all hurtful presumably. What purpose does revealing that serve? Firstly, think about the type of person who would take time out of their day to sit down, get a pen and paper, write an abusive, anonymous letter TO A FOOTBALL MANAGER, find out his home address, go to the post office, buy a stamp and put it in the letterbox. There would want to be something seriously wrong with you. It’s pathetic. Someone like that isn’t even worth considering, so why give them oxygen by going public with it? The people who sent those letters are probably at home today delighted that they apparently “got to” Fitzmaurice. They might even feel like they contributed to his resignation. The expression “don’t feed the trolls” comes to mind. Secondly, these letters are now being used as a stick to beat all Kerry supporters - most of whom aren’t absolute morons. Bryan Sheehan came out a couple of days ago to say that he and others players received similar mail over the years but he added that if you went back and looked at the handwriting, they were probably all coming from the same handful of people. I have no doubt that it was the same sorry bunch who were harassing Fitzmaurice. You’re talking about a tiny

minority of fans, but that hasn’t stopped countless journalists and ex-players from recalling with glee the time Páidí ó Sé referred to us as animals. Many of us criticise Kerry managers and even players when we feel as though they’re not performing but we don’t cross the line and get personal. I think Kerry fans have been unfairly branded by this story. The rest of the country - the media in particular - will be slow to forget about it. And you might say, “it’s easy for you, you’re not the one getting the hate mail,” but, funnily enough, I have actually been on the receiving end of an abusive letter. It was hand-written and delivered to my home and the tone of it was extremely aggressive. I’ve broached a few controversial topics in these pages but this is Killarney so of course it was in relation to something I wrote in the sports section. I was shocked initially but I quickly realised how sad it was. I chose not to go public with the details, primarily because I didn’t want to give whoever sent it the satisfaction, but also because I didn’t want to tarnish the good name of the club he or she was supposedly from. Thankfully for me it was an isolated incident, and I do genuinely feel for people like Eamonn Fitzmaurice who have had to deal with it on an ongoing basis, but I think it’s best to just throw the letters in the bin and move on. The authors of this abuse don’t deserve our time. For more reaction to Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s resignation, see Sport P1-3.

Healy-Rae says HSE “lacking compassion” Michael Healy-Rae TD has accused the Health Service Executive of being untruthful and lacking compassion as pressure mounts on the HSE to utilise Killarney’s vacant hospital beds. Deputy Healy-Rae says the HSE are being misleading by referring to “open” beds at the hospital as opposed to occupied beds. According to the independent TD, there were 17 vacant beds in Killarney District Hospitals as of July 30.

“The HSE management is now operating with a complete lack of compassion and human kindness when it comes to dealing with patients and the excellent staff there can only deal with what resources they are given,” he said. “The hospital has to be put working at 100% capacity but even that in its self is not enough as that will not deal with the bed requirement in our county “We also need to open up again the hospital to deal with minor treatments that are

needed which will result in taking pressure off our over burdened A&E in UHK Tralee.” As highlighted in the Killarney Advertiser over the past number of weeks, SIPTU’s Branch Manager of Kerry Hospitals Donie Doody has said that Killarney’s empty beds should be used to take pressure of University Hospital Kerry. Speaking to the Advertiser on July 27, Mr Doody said that he believed there were 30 vacant beds in Killarney. He had never seen so many unused beds in the town in his life, he added.



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Statues or McShain Memorial Park? Locals have their say As our campaign to have John and Mary McShain honoured continues to gather momentum, a poll carried out on the Killarney Advertiser Facebook page suggests that the majority of locals would favour renaming Killarney House & Gardens over erecting busts/statues in their honour. At the time of going to print, hundreds of our readers had voted in just 24 hours. When asked ‘How should John and Mary McShain be honoured?’, 81% chose “McShain Memorial Park” with 19% opting for “busts or statues”. Suggestions for officially recognising the philanthropic American couple, who purchased Killarney House & Gardens and a large area of Killarney including the Demesne, Ross Castle and Innisfallen Island before returning it to the State for free, have been rolling in since the historian Damien Switzer and the Killarney Advertiser teamed up to start a campaign last month. Renaming the famous house and gardens where the McShains resided has been mentioned, as has erecting statues in their honour either on or outside the grounds of Killarney House. Some locals have also put forward the idea of renaming Mission Road, the land for which was donated to the council by the McShains, ‘McShain Road’. Speaking exclusively the Killarney Advertiser last week, caretaker Harry O’Donoghue revealed that he had pleaded with the relevant authorities to name the road after the McShains from day one but his idea fell on deaf ears. The loyal Killarney House employee, who worked for and knew the McShains personally, also threw his weight behind the idea of erecting statues in their honour in a suitably prominent position. Although many of our readers appear to prefer the

idea of renaming the park, Pat Dawson, General Manager of Killarney House & Gardens, has thrown cold water on the prospects of this actually happening. “The suggestion of having a bust or a statue of John McShain on display in or at Killarney House is one that I am sure our Department would look favourably upon and we would be happy to cooperate and support any local efforts to that end,” he said. “The suggestion of re-naming the area around Killarney House as the ‘McShain Memorial Park’ is unlikely to be a runner, however. The entity which is the National Park, which includes the Muckross Estate and

the Kenmare Estate, has an official status and I do not foresee any changes in that regard. Part of the park has been renamed before but there were mitigating circumstances, Mr Dawson explains. “The Bourn Vincent Memorial Park, (which encompasses those lands donated to the State by the Bourn Vincent family in 1932), was established by an Act of the Dáil, the Bourn Vincent Memorial Park Act 1932, and was so called to comply with the express wishes of the Bourn and Vincent families at the time. “In his various transactions and interactions with the State, John McShain never requested that a memorial be erected in his name or that any part of his former lands be designated as a memorial park.” What do you think? Should efforts be made to rename the park regardless? Would statues be a fitting way of recognising the McShains? Do you have any other ideas? Let us know by emailing

Residents take to Facebook to bemoan traffic and parking problems Angry locals have taken to social media to vent their frustrations over Killarney’s ongoing traffic and parking problems. Commenting on last week’s article (‘Has Killarney’s traffic problem reached breaking point?’) on the Killarney Advertiser Facebook page, fuming motorists expressed their dismay at the current situation, with some branding it a “nightmare”. Congestion seems to have reached new levels this summer as residents and visitors alike are finding themselves stuck in long lines of traffic approaching and leaving all sides of the town. As we mentioned last week (and numerous times before that), the recent TEIR 1 tourism report highlighted parking and traffic as major concerns for tourists and business owners alike. The report also predicted a 30% increase in tourism over the next seven years. Parking and infrastructure in general will clearly have to be addressed if this growth is to be sustained. We contacted the Kerry County Council to ask if anything concrete plans were in place to tackle the issue but we are yet to receive a response. Speaking to the Killarney Advertiser in this week’s Smalltalk interview

(see P16), Mayor John Sheahan admitted that parking and the interlinked issue of traffic were the biggest challenges facing the town. He added that the new car park on the Rock Road will help alleviate the problem and also said they were looking at the Lewis Road site. The latter has been signalled as an ideal area for development in these pages since last year, and our artist’s rendition of a proposed civic plaza and multi-storey car park was greeted warmly by our readers. One thing is for sure: the majority of Killarney people are not happy with the current situation. Facebook comments: Michael Kelleher: Parking is the issue. Closing off a car park in the middle of the summer season and not providing a replacement for the temporarily lost spaces when spaces are at a premium. Danijel Baždarić: Traffic in Killarney is really a big problem. Brigid Mary O’Neill: Beyond ridiculous! Carl Williams: I had to go pick up people in Cork Airport last week. It took me 1 hr 20 mins to get from Killorglin to other side of Killarney. It’s a disgrace really.

Teresa Moynihan Fox: Why not set up a park and ride system? Mary Ellen O’Sullivan: Killarney traffic is a nightmare. Roadworks are constant in the middle of the busy season. Stop and go lollipops and queues mounting, not to mention no parking spaces. It’s getting worse all the time. Will someone wake up and try to solve this huge problem that’s causing chaos in such a busy tourist town? Jordan Naughton: Why on God’s Earth do they not build a huge multi-storey car park?





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Kendrick Lamar, The Prodigy… and Sem students? A talented group of young musicians from St Brendan’s College will perform alongside the likes of Kendrick Lamar, The Prodigy, Walking on Cars and Dua Lipa at Electric Picnic, it has been revealed. The youngsters will join world famous Killarney musician Liam O’Connor on the Hazel Wood After Dark Stage at the iconic festival, which is held annually at Stradbally in Laois. Liam and the lads will perform on Friday, August 31. The Sem’s trad musicians are no strangers to rubbing shoulders with big stars; earlier this year they played alongside Liam and Aslan

frontman Christy Dignam at a fundraising concert in the college chapel. Speaking to the Killarney Advertiser, Liam said he was looking forward to the show. “I’m delighted to be doing Electric Picnic for the first time,” he said. “I decided, because of my close association with the college, to bring the trad students of St Brendan’s to perform as special guests. “It’s a massive opportunity to play at an international festival and it’ll be a great experience for the students to perform and get to know the music industry at the highest level.”

Gap tragedy: Tourist died of blunt force trauma The inquest into the death of one of two North American tourists who died in a jaunting car accident at the Gap of Dunloe earlier this year has opened and adjourned. The inquest heard that Canadian Normand Larose (62) died as the result of severe brain injury after falling onto rocks from the pony and trap. The inquest opened in Killarney on last Thursday morning “to allow the death certificate to issue”, coroner Aisling Quilter said. The post-mortem, which was carried out two days after his death on April 11, found that Mr Larose had suffered from severe trauma, brain injury and extensive fractures to his skull, Ms Quilter noted.

“Death was the result of blunt force trauma with severe brain injury due to a fall onto rocks from a pony and trap on April 9, 2018,” the coroner said, adjourning the hearing. Mr Larose’s partner Joy Few (64) from Phoenix, Arizona also died in the incident. It was believed at the time that pair’s extended family came upon but did not witness the tragic accident, which rocked the town of Killarney. It’s understood that the horse suddenly bolted and the couple were thrown from the carriage when it struck an embankment. The horse was seriously injured and subsequently had to be put down. The jarvey, Dan Casey from Kilgarvan, was taken to UHK where he was treated for shock. It was also confirmed this week that large warning

signs will be erected at the Gap, 15 months after a separate tragedy claimed the life of an American cyclist. Janet Price from Washington DC died after falling from her bike on a sharp turn not far from Kate Kearney’s Cottage. The signs will warn cyclists of dangerous bends at the world famous beauty spot.




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Jack’s Bingo Cash Goes To Cromane Gaa Club

Liam & Tom From Deck The Halls This week in The Chatroom we welcomed Liam O’Rourke and Tom Lucey from the fantastic home décor shop Deck the Halls. Apart from pimping out our set with some gorgeous looking products, the guys also chatted about their fantastic 20% sale that will be running all weekend. Liam tells us about how he came up with the idea for Deck the Halls and how they’ve gotten into the wedding hire business. The guys go through some of their fantastic offer-

ings and tell us how a lot of their wedding products are bespoke handmade products made by Liam himself! After nearly a year open, Deck the Halls is really going from strength to strength so be sure to check them out on Beech Road right next to the Tesco in town or else online on You can check out this latest Chatroom tonight at 9pm on our website or also on our Facebook page.

A cheque for the sum of €2,500 was recently presented to officials of Cromane GAA club by Brian Keary of Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant. The monies are from bingo sessions held every Tuesday at Jack’s. Brian has been a regular sponsor of the Cromane club, and in his words will be supporting other

deserving sections of the Cromane community with proceeds from his bingo sessions in the future. Pictured are Johnny O’Connor, Stephen Casey, Brian Keary, Patricia Teahan, Helena Joy, Finbar Casey and Patrick Casey (Pic: Dave’s Photos).

God Has No Country Returns For National & International Dates The critically-acclaimed play God Has No Country is set for a welcome return over the coming months with special performances taking place in Kerry and much further afield, it has been revealed. The play, written and performed by Donal Courtney, depicts the true war time exploits of Kerry priest, Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty. “As part of my mission to bring the story of Hugh O’Flaherty to a wide an audience as possible, I am pleased to announce that God Has No Country returns this autumn for national and international dates,” Donal said. The next performance is a return to St John’s Arts Centre, Listowel on Wednesday, August 15 at 8pm. This

will be the third time the play has been staged at St John’s, including a sell-out performance at the Writers Week festival in 2014. The play will also run in County Mayo for the first time at the Town Hall Theatre, Westport, Friday 14/ Sat 15 September at 8pm. A special performance will take place at Killarney Golf Club on Friday, October 26 at 8pm. This performance will be staged in celebration of the 125 years of Killarney Golf Club and also as part of the Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Commemoration. The Monsignor had a very close attachment to Killarney Golf Club. “It gives me great pleasure to announce international dates also,” Donal continued. “This is crucial to spread-

ing the story of this great Killarney man as well as promoting Killarney and Kerry abroad.” The play will be staged at the Theatre Practice, Singapore on Thursday 28/ Friday 29/Saturday 30 September with the support of the Irish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore. It will be the first time Donal has had the opportunity to take Monsignor O’Flaherty’s story to Asia. A further honour will be two performances in Valetta, Malta on Monday 15 and 16 October. The second of these will be a special performance in the Presidential Palace where, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta will be in attendance. These performances have been organised by the

Irish embassy in Malta and follow on from a performance in Rome in 2017 which was also thanks to the Irish embassy there. In November the play will go to America for a second time with a performance in Columbus, Ohio on November 1 and a second performance at the prestigious College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio on November 2. “I am delighted with the continued success of God Has No Country, which since its premiere in my home town, Killarney in 2013, has been performed almost 100 times and has been seen by nearly 10,000 people,” Donal said.





NEWS Kelleher expresses disappointment at FF snub


Former Mayor of Killarney Cllr Niall Kelleher has expressed his disappointment at not being added to the Fianna Fáil ticket for the next general election. Kelleher, a native of Rathmore, had hoped to get the nod ahead of the other six candidates who expressed an interest but in the end Cllr Norma Moriarty was chosen to join Deputy John Brassil on the card. Kelleher congratulated Cllr Moriarty on her victory before adding that: “On a personal note, I am disappointed that I have not been added to the ticket, thus far, but I am encouraged by the fact that the National Constituencies Committee has stressed that the situation in Kerry will be kept under review over the next number of months. “I am not alone in thinking that to be

in with the best possible chance of winning two seats in Kerry, we need to run three candidates and we need to maximise geographical advantages. “I will now be concentrating on the next election we know we will face and that is the local elections in May 2019 when I will focus on increasing my vote. We will see what happens after that as, in terms of the timing for a general election, we are still in the dark.” Senator Mark Daly, Cllr Michael Cahill, Cllr Norma Foley, Cllr Michael D O’Shea and Cllr Tom McEllistrim were the other candidates who were overlooked. Cllr Cahill also expressed his dismay at not being selected, citing gender balance as one of the reasons the party went with Cllr Moriarty. “For my part I wish to state that I am not at all surprised but obviously very

disappointed not to have been added to the party ticket,” he said. “Not surprised in that I was up against the gender balance whereby political parties have to run 30% female candidates to qualify for the maximum state funding. “Disappointed in that I was one of five candidates that contested the party convention last January, coming out on top in South Kerry, the very same convention that both Cllr Michael O’Shea and Cllr Norma Moriarty were eliminated in. I have given my entire adult life to public service, almost 28 years, I am known for my tireless work and I am a proven vote getter.

Mayor calls for reduction of speed limit Mayor of Killarney John Sheahan has called for a reduction of the speed limit at a junction on the main Killarney to Killorglin road. Cllr Sheahan and local campaigners hope that reducing the speed limit from 100kph to 60kph will make the stretch of road near the Beaufort Bridge safer.

“I received more votes in the 2014 local elections, more than any of the Fianna Fáil candidates including Deputy John Brassil. This along with my vast experience and political base in Mid Kerry would have put me in an ideal position to win a seat for the party. “You should always play your strongest team.”

“Are these slugs wearing Kerry jerseys?”

The closing date for submissions for the speed limit review date is August 17. Many within the Beaufort Community are strongly in favour of decreasing the limit, and a petition is currently being signed at the Beaufort Bridge shop. Local business owner Michael O’Sullivan says that the area on the busy N22 encompasses two busy junctions, one towards Lahard and the other towards Beaufort village. Both junctions are within 100 metres of each other. High volumes of fast-moving

traffic is making access to this area very difficult and dangerous, he added.

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, In your edition on August 3 you published an item by your columnist Anne Lucey regarding the difficulty being experienced by wheelchair persons in accessing taxis and of the need to highlight the problem. I wish to inform your readers that at the most recent (July 2018) Monthly Meeting of Kerry County Council I proposed the following Notice of Motion: “That the Taxi Regulator, the National Transport Authority and the Taxi Drivers Federation would enter into meaningful discussion with the Irish Wheelchair Association with a view to formulating a policy/ plan that will ensure fair and reasonable access to wheelchair accessible vehicles for wheelchair users.” I stated that many wheelchair users experience great difficulty in getting a taxi unless they book well in advance. Those requiring immediate access to a taxi are frequently disappointed and unable to keep

an appointment. The recent national allocation of additional taxi accessible licences should help the overall situation. The government grant of €7,500 towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible taxi was meant to significantly increase the number of such vehicles and make them more readily available to people who use wheelchairs. The Notice of Motion has particular relevance for Killarney as the town has been selected to work towards becoming Ireland’s foremost town for accessibility for people with any degree of disability. It would be wonderful if the town could be an exemplar to the rest of the country in the matter of access to taxis. Equality of treatment in all areas of life is the very essence fairness. Mo bhuíochas, Michael Gleeson (Cllr) Kerry Independent Alliance

Danny Healy-Rae TD has expressed his dismay that it could cost up €2 million to move Kerry slugs from the proposed site of the new Macroom bypass. “I am very disappointed with the announcement that it will cost €2 million to remove the ‘Kerry’ slugs from the proposed route Macroom Bypass route,” the Independent TD said. “I cannot understand how it will cost this much. I would prefer to see this money spent to reduce the number of people waiting on trollies in UHK.” Furthermore, I would like to know how it was decided that this slug, living in Cork, is from Kerry? Are these slugs wearing Kerry jerseys or is there proof that they travelled all the way from Kerry in the last 500 years? Do we know how long it took the slugs to travel from Kerry?”

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Adam Moynihan caught up with the new Mayor of Killarney, John Sheahan, in the first edition of a new series of Smalltalk

How have your first few weeks as Mayor of Killarney gone? I just finished up with the county and that was fairly busy, so we were pretty much up to speed with what was going on. Things are going very well in Killarney. As we can all see, people are coming in droves. What’s biggest challenge facing the town? Parking. I get a lot of calls about parking and I see it myself. Yesterday evening I had a bit of business in town and I was driving around the High Street car park, but they’re all chock-a-block. There is, as we speak, a plan being devised to deal with the issue. There will be a new car park at Rock Road and the executive have their eyes on Lewis Road as well. The engineers are also putting plans in place to get traffic moving around the town more efficiently. Does the job come with perks? Maybe it does but I haven’t seen them anyway, Adam! Are your family from Killarney originally? We’re originally from Glenbeigh. I’m the fifth in a family of ten, nine boys and one girl. My sister was the toughest of us all. She was well able to give you a kick up in the behind if you didn’t do things her way! We came to town in the 80s and set up a family butchering business in College Street. And you have two sons? I have, the famous Denis and Danny who you know from football. I hope they don’t be picking on you now up at Legion training… They wouldn’t dare, John! They’re based up in Cork? They are and they come every weekend with the washing, expecting to be fed. I suppose my wife must be doing a good job, that’s why they keep returning. They play with the Legion as you know and if everyone is fit and puts their shoulder to the wheel, who knows, they might bring home some trophies this year. And what about your wife? My wife, Mairead, who keeps everything turning over, is a nurse in University Hospital Kerry. She’s a great woman and she works very hard. What made you want to get into politics? When we were youngsters in Glenbeigh we used to be pushed out to go canvassing with the local councillors. Our house was steeped in politics. I had two brothers who were forerunners and I got co-opted in 2007. I had a deep desire to contribute and to help people with their issues. It’s

something I enjoy. What was the toughest moment of your career? When we turn Christmas we’ll be facing into another election and that’s always a difficult time. You have a lot of work and canvassing to do, and you’re on tenterhooks. You can never bet on the outcome. What was your proudest moment? I suppose the day I got married. We’ve had many wonderful years ever since then. And the most embarrassing? I was at a conferring ceremony in Limerick and I saw my name on the programme to give a speech in the auditorium. I nearly had a canary, as the Yank would say. Thank God there was a namesake who was the current Mayor of Limerick on hand to do the honours - it was his responsibility. Now and then I still get calls from people looking to disagree with this John Sheahan from Limerick. What do you make of Leo Varadkar? He’s a real progressive, forward-thinking leader. He’s a safe pair of hands and very much in touch with the electorate. If you were Taoiseach, what would your first act in office be? Being a little biased, I’d ensure that the towns of Adare and Macroom were bypassed. But I think the first thing a fella would have to do is enable the construction industry to recommence building.

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I’d prefer to go with people who are living anyway. Mícheál ó Muircheartaigh is one. He’s a total entertainer and I wish I had a memory like him. And Christy Moore. Not just an ordinary man. I think he’s a very genuine character and his songs tell it all. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? It was from my father and he said, “young lad, keep your feet on the ground.” Do you have any nicknames? The family nickname would be the Den Dans. There are so many Sheahans in Glenbeigh, you had the Mick Dans and the Danny Dans, and we were the Den Dans. Is there an app on your phone you couldn’t live without? What’s an app?

If you had to vote for one of Danny HealyRae or Michael Healy-Rae, who would you choose? If they were running for the same seat, I’d give them both number 1.

What kind of phone do you have? I have a Nokia.

Haha… What do you make of them? They’re clever and they’re hard workers. They’re doing very well. What more can you say?

What would you sing at karaoke? Andrea Bocelli would be a big favourite of ours here, my wife and myself, so I’ll say Con Te Partiro.

Which politician would you least like to get stuck in a lift with? My colleague Bobby O’Connell. He never laughs at my jokes so we’d be running out of topics fairy quick.

Who would play you in a movie about your life? Michael Fassbender. He’d manage it alright.

If Fine Gael dissolved and you had to change parties, who would you join? I think I’d stay loyal or my mother would come and haunt me. My brothers wouldn’t be too happy with me either.

And last one… Can you tell me a joke? It doesn’t matter how often a married man changes his job. He still ends up with the same boss. It’s all ahead of you, Adam!

If you could go for dinner with any two people, living or dead, who would they be and why?

Thanks for talking to us, John. Thank you.

You wouldn’t have any apps on that so! I’d just be looking for fellas numbers. I manage away.



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Introducing Treharne Physio To Killarney Best recovery from injury means physiotherapy and resistance training Physiotherapy and resistance training are often thought of as separate from each other. However, an ever-increasing body of evidence is supporting the multi-disciplinary approach of physiotherapy and strength and conditioning specialists in recovery from all injuries and the reduction of pain. Treharne Physiotherapy incorporates all the benefits of physiotherapy alongside a specialist strength and conditioning service. They also offer a running analysis service where they can analyse your gait whilst running on soft or hard ground so, whatever your problem, they can help. Treharne Physiotherapy’s philosophy is to offer REAL rehabilitation for your problem. Incorporating appropriate resistance training into your recovery as early as possible allows you to make the quickest recovery with long-lasting relief. If you uffer from chronic neck pain, chronic back pain, joint problems, recurring sport inju-

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Coffee Morning Raises Funds For Heart Of Ireland

Organisers have expressed their gratitude to all who helped out and supported the Heart of Ireland coffee morning in the Killarney Oaks on August 7. Eilís Fleming and her wonderful team went above and beyond to help on the day and SuperValu and Muckross House Garden Restaurant generously provided the baked goods as well as

the members of the Killarney Cardiac Response Unit. The coffee morning was well attended and supported by the people of Killarney including local Councillors Donal O Grady, Cllr Brendan Cronin and Mayor John Sheahan. A total of €641.48 was raised, which will be going towards funding the national roll out campaign of AED

phone boxes nationwide. The national roll out campaign has already seen phone box AEDs brought to Limerick, Donegal, Cork, Waterville, Ballybunion and Westport to name just a few, with Laois and Kilkenny soon to have ones in situ. The Heart of Ireland team look forward to announcing some big newss next week so keep an eye on their

Facebook page, Heart of Ireland. The Heart of Ireland team would like to extend a sincere thanks to Kerry County Council, Killarney gardaí and the people of Killarney for continuing to support this project which has now become a nationwide success.







Killarney Credit Union On Hand To Help With College Costs With the Leaving Cert results and CAO offers coming out this month, many families will see their child or children off to college for the first time. For these families, this can be an extremely stressful time, as the cost of third level education continues to spiral, having a huge impact on family budgets and household spending. Killarney Credit Union would like to remind their members that the credit union is here to help and have this week launched their education loan which can help families in the South Kerry area cover these costs. This week Killarney Credit Union also announced the opening of its 2018 Bursary Award which will give a €4,000 bursary to four third level students to attend college this academic year. The bursary is open to all members of Killarney Credit Union who are attending college for the first time and

is also open to students studying aboard and mature students. Speaking about the awards, Joy Clifford-Vaughan, Youth Officer with Killarney Credit Union said “last year we had 46 applicants for the awards and the lucky winners were Rosha Courtney, Paul Murphy, Michéal McCarthy, Fianait O’Donoghue who each received an award for €1,000 each. With the increased costs of attending third level, this bursary is a welcome financial aid for meeting those costs” she concluded. Application forms are available in all branches and on the website The closing date is Friday 21, September at 5pm. Proof of acceptance on course must be provided in advance of payment of bursary. Helen Courtney Power, Business Development Officer, Killarney Credit Union said: “The significant cost

of third level education puts phenomenal pressure on both parents and students starting or returning to 3rd level education this year. The student registration fee combined with monthly rent and bills, books and materials, food and day to day expenses are a significant financial burden to many families. Helen added “Killarney Credit Union is available to support both parents and students as they prepare for the academic year ahead. We have put in place dedicated student loan officers in each of our three branches, who can advise parents and students on the best finance options. We are advising parents and students to come in early and discuss their financial needs for the college costs. We are also here to support families through our Bursary Award also, so make sure to apply before the end date” he concluded.

Sweet Treats At The Muckross Park Hotel Summer Wedding Event Muckross Park Hotel & Spa, the magnificent five-star destination hotel in the heart of Killarney National Park, will host a summer wedding afternoon on Saturday, September 1 from 1-5pm. Ideal for newly engaged couples planning their special day, guests can enjoy afternoon tea, meet the experienced wedding team, enjoy live entertainment, sample delectable desserts and experience all that this luxurious wedding venue has to offer. Muckross Park Hotel & Spa has been celebrating ‘happily ever afters’ since 1795. Set against the stunning backdrop of Killarney’s National Park, with lavish interiors and culinary excellence, Muckross Park Hotel & Spa provides all the elements required to create your fairytale wedding. With so many details involved, the dedicated and experienced wedding team are on hand to help with all aspects of the big day. With a variety of spaces to choose from; whether you are planning

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ORGANISATION OF WORKING TIME The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 sets out that the maximum average working week for many Employees cannot exceed 48 hours. It is the average hours that is calculated and this does not mean that a working week can never exceed 48 hours. The average may be calculated in one of the following manners: over four months for most Employees, over six months for Employees working in security industry, hospitals, prisons and other areas which have peak periods at certain times of the year such as tourism or over twelve months where there has been an agreement between the Employer and Employees to this effect. The calculation of 48 hours does not include annual leave, sick leave or maternity leave/adoptive/ parental leave. The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 does not apply to all Employees. It does not apply to the Gardai, Defence Forces, Employees who control their own working hours or family Employees on farms or in private homes. There are separate regulations governing the working time of trainee doctors or those working in mobile road transport activities

or Employees working at sea. A recent decision by the Labour Court dealt with an Employee who was required to deal with out of hours work emails which led to an excess of hours worked over and above the 48 hours per week. The Labour Court ruled in the Employee’s favour and awarded a sum of compensation. This was one of the first cases to deal with hours worked outside of the work place and shows the strict approach taken by the Labour Court and the Workplace Relations Commissioner towards Employers in these matters. The above is a discussion piece only and does not purport to be legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. In respect of any specific circumstances, you should consult your solicitor to obtain specific legal advice and Terence F. Casey & Company do not accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions herein. The above is a discussion piece only and does not purport to be legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. In respect of any specific circumstances, you should consult your solicitor to obtain specific legal advice and Terence F. Casey & Company do not accept any responsibility for any errors or omissions herein.

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Aoibhe Donates 20 Inches Of Hair To Rapunzel Foundation Well done to 9-year-old Aoibhe Bartlett from Firies who recently cut 20 inches off her hair for the Rapunzel Foundation. Aoibhe had been growing her hair for the past two years. Aoibhe is donating all the money that she has raised to Fuchsia Comfort Fund, St Columbanus who did an amazing job caring for her granddad, Tim Bartlett of Coolgraine Park. Tim’s first anniversary occurs in August. A special mention also to Deirdre Lyne of Halo Hair Salon, High Street for doing such a fantastic job cutting Aoibhe’s hair and to all who contributed. The Rapunzel Foundation is a charitable organisation that works to improve the lives of those living with hair loss through fund-raising as well as through hair donations.

Muckross View residents Joe and Lucille Doran collect their lovely new Hybrid self-charging CHR high spec Sol from their neighbour Denis Bowler. The car has air conditioning for these hot summer days and heated leather seats for the winter. It also has sat nav to venture the Atlantic Way and Toyota Touch System Version 2 for surround sound for driving music. Safe and happy driving from Bowlers.

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A fabulous new book of photos which takes readers on a tour of Killarney is now available in shops. Photographer Nik Hall describes Beautiful Killarney: A Walk Through the National Park as a guide for people coming to Killarney, or a book that visitors can take with them as momento. “It’s a walk through from town right through to Ladies View, taking in all the sights on the way,” Nik explains. “It takes you back down through Muckross woods to Muckross Abbey. It’s a route you can walk or drive or cycle. Every picture in the book is in order of what you could possibly see on the way.” “I wanted people to go and hunt for some views themselves. That’s the thing about Killarney. I haven’t even scratched the surface of all the things here myself and I’ve got a book

on it.” Nik, who is originally from the south coast of England, says he always had a passion for photography but he wasn’t able to attack it properly until about five years ago. He taught himself from scratch which is a remarkable feat, especially considering the quality of the images on show in this beautifully crafted, self-published book. “We had the launch day a few weeks ago at Fossa GAA and it was great. The reaction has been really positive so far.” Beautiful Killarney is available from Easons, O’Connor’s, The Handy Stores and the Bricín. For more information, email You can also follow Nik on Twitter @niksimages.

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spirit products such as gin and vodka. The HSE low-risk weekly guidelines on alcohol consumption for healthy adults aged 18 to 65 are currently 17 standard drinks for men and 11 standard drinks for women. The methodology deployed sought to establish the unit cost per standard which is set at 10g of pure alcohol in each product surveyed. So, for example, a 4.3% beer product in a 500ml volume container contains 1.7 standard drinks, while a 37.5% gin product in a 700ml contains 21 standard drinks. A man consuming alcohol within the HSE low-risk guidelines can reach the weekly threshold for as little as €8.49 and women consuming alcohol can reach the weekly threshold for as little as €5.49, according to AAI. “At this level of affordability, for a tenner you can buy enough drink to cause a fatal alcohol overdose,” Dr Bobby Smyth, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist and AAI board member said.

Trump Corner Michael Moore Releases Trailer For Trump Doc The first trailer for Michael Moore’s Donald Trump documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 has been released, promising an incendiary look at modern life in America. The Oscar-winning film-maker has been focusing on the effect of the president in an attempt to shift public perception before November. “I’m finishing my movie and getting it out before the midterms because I want millions of people to get to the polls,” he said to Bill Maher in June. “We’re going to bring Trump down.” In the first footage from the film, we see Moore speak to Parkland student and activist David Hogg and rising Democratic star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The Bowling for Columbine director is also seen spraying “Flint water” into the front yard of Rick Snyder, the governor of Michigan. Moore goes on to describe Trump as “the last president of the United States”. The title is a reference to the day that he won the election. In an interview with HuffPost, Moore describes Trump as an “evil genius” and speaks to the potential power of his new film. “On opening weekend, Fahrenheit 9/11 was the num-

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ber one movie in every red state in the country,” he says in reference to his award-winning documentary. “It was a hit in military towns and on military bases. My choir is the American people. The old guard of the Democratic party has failed to speak to them. I will at least give them a song they can belt out.” Fahrenheit 9/11 remains the highest grossing documentary of all time, making $222m worldwide. It’s the latest offering from Moore aimed directly at the effect of Trump following on from his filmed one-man talk Michael Moore in TrumpLand and his Broadway show The Terms of My Surrender. It was originally set to be released with the Weinstein Company before Harvey Weinstein was hit with multiple allegations of sexual assault. The documentary will premiere at this year’s Toronto film festival before a US release on 21 September. “Hope is passive,” Moore said about the movie. “Hope gives you permission to let someone else do the work. Hope leads people to believe that tax returns, or a pee tape, or the FBI or an adult film star will save the country. Hope, and the passivity that comes with it, is what helped get us here to begin with. It’s the lazy way out. We don’t need hope. We need action.”

Ukrainian Hunger Striker Says “End Is Near” A Ukrainian film-maker on hunger strike in a remote Russian jail is in a “catastrophically bad” state, one of his cousins says. Oleg Sentsov (42) went on hunger strike on May 14 to press Russia to free 64 jailed Ukrainians whom he calls political prisoners. On Facebook his cousin Natalya Kaplan quoted a letter from Sentsov. She wrote (in Russian): “He can hardly stand up. He wrote that the end is near.” Russia jailed him on terror charges. Ukraine’s rights ombudswoman Ludmyla Denisova published pictures on Facebook of Oleg Sentsov on Thursday dated August 9, which she said she had received from her Russian counterpart. Ms Denisova quoted the Russian ombudswoman as saying that Oleg Sentsov was “active, watches TV, reads books, writes from time to time”, and that his condition was “satisfactory”. Sentsov was found guilty of plotting terrorist acts, including arson attacks, in Crimea after Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula in March 2014. In August 2015 a military court in Rostov-on-Don, southern Russia, sentenced him to 20 years in jail, and he is now being held in La-

bytnangi, a small town in Russia’s Arctic north. There is a high-profile campaign in Ukraine demanding his release. He is best known for his 2011 film Gamer. His lawyer Dmitry Dinze visited Sentsov on Tuesday and later said his client had lost 30kg (66lb) in weight and his heart rate had slowed. During the trial, Sentsov denied the Russian charges, saying that “a court of occupiers cannot be just”. He said members of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) had beaten him up to extract a confession. Prosecutors say he was involved in two attempted arson attacks in the city of Simferopol, ordered by extremist Ukrainian group Right Sector. The Ukrainian government says he is being punished for being a Crimea-based pro-Ukrainian activist. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its support for rebels in eastern Ukraine led to a series of sanctions imposed by Western nations against Moscow. Ukrainians have been staging protests near Russian embassies around the world, demanding the release of Sentsov and other Ukrainian prisoners in Russia.

California Man Arrested For Starting Authorities have arrested a man for starting the so-called Holy Fire, which has burned over 9,600 acres through the mountains of Southern California. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, had emailed the local volunteer fire chief to threaten “this place will burn”, according to Orange County officials. Over 600 firefighters are battling the Holy Fire, which is just one of 18 wildfires raging across the state. The Mendocino Complex fire has been declared the largest in state history. Mr Clark was arrested outside his cabin on Tuesday after a brief

standoff with officers. He was charged with arson, felony threat to terrorise and resisting arrest. He was booked in jail on a $1m bond in relation to the fire, which continues to burn in the Santa Ana Mountains south of Los Angeles. Authorities say he intentionally started the fire on Monday after a decade-long dispute with neighbours. All 12 nearby properties were burned by the fire, with only Mr Clark’s home left standing. Susan Schroeder, spokeswoman for the Orange County district attorney’s office, said her office would “bring him to justice for these terrible crimes”.

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Sonar May Play A Role In Whale Strandings The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group has reported a further seven whale strandings after an initial three were reported earlier this week. On Wednesday, the IWDG reported that three Curvier’s beaked whales had been found dead in separate locations in Mayo and Donegal, describing the strandings as a cause for concern. The group has since received seven more such reports – two in Galway at Inishturk and Omey Island, one in Sligo at Cliffony and three in Donegal in Falcarragh, Inishboffin and Inishowen. Another carcass, also believed to be a beaked whale, was spotted from the Celtic Explorer vessel. Mick O’Connell, coordinator of the IWDG Cetacean Stranding Scheme, believes the actual death toll is likely

to be much higher, describing the whales that have been spotted so far as the “absolute minimum”. O’Connell said that beaked whales are particularly affected by loud underwater man-made noise such as naval sonar. He said that there would be no post-mortems carried out on the whales because they were in such a poor condition when they were found. “If one was carried out, a post-mortem would show acoustic damage in the whales inner ear and bubbles in their organs, if sonar did play a role in their deaths. The bubbles would be caused by decompression sickness, which is odd because whales are designed for dealing with pressure changes.” O’Connell added that man-made causes like sonar were likely to blame.

Taiwan Man Rigs Bike With 11 Phones To Play Pokemon Go

Yemen: Air Strike On Bus Kills 29 Children

At least 29 children have been killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross says. The children were travelling on a bus that was hit at a market in Dahyan, in the northern province of Saada. The health ministry run by the rebel Houthi movement said put the death toll at 43, and said 61 people were wounded. The coalition, which is backing Yemen’s government in a war with the Houthis, said its actions were “legitimate”. It insists it never deliberately targets civilians, but human rights groups have accused it of bombing markets, schools, hospitals and residential areas.

Yemeni tribal elders told the Associated Press that the bus was hit as it passed through Dahyan market and that it was transporting local civilians, including many school children. The charity Save the Children said it had been told by its staff that the children were on their way back to school from a picnic when the driver of their bus stopped to get a drink. The vehicle was stationary when the attack happened, it added. The ICRC said a hospital it supported in Saada had received the bodies of 29 children, all of them under the age of 15, and 48 injured people, among them 30 children. It sent additional supplies to the hospital to cope with the influx of patients.

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If you’re going to catch them all, you need to have the right kit. Grandfather Chen San-yuan has rigged 11 smart phones on his bicycle to play the augmented reality game, Pokemon Go. He plans to add four more. The Taiwanese man, affectionately known as Uncle Pokemon, learnt about the game from his grandson, and can play up to 20 hours straight before he runs out of battery power for his devices. He currently spends more than £1,000 ($1,290) a month on his habit. Mr Chen uses portable battery packs to power his multiple devices, enabling him to stay out late at night to catch Pokemon in the capital city, Taipei. He was unaware of his popularity until Taiwanese news channel EXP.GG found

him and interviewed him, when he was only using nine phones to play. Fans of the game first learnt of him when a photo of Mr Chen appeared on social media site Reddit. He says the game has helped him to make friends and to fend off Alzheimer’s disease. Launched in July 2016, Pokemon Go quickly swept the world and made shares in Nintendo soar. Players use their smart phones to catch virtual monsters, superimposed onto the physical environment through augmented reality. They flick Pokeballs on their phone screens at the creatures to capture them and level up.

Fianna Fáil Tweet Asks If The Hse “Are On Crack” Fianna Fáil has said a tweet sent from its official account suggesting the Health Service Executive (HSE) is “on crack” is not representative of the party’s policy on drugs. In June the HSE and the Ana Liffey Drug Project launched a harm reduction campaign to tackle the increasing levels of cocaine and crack cocaine use in Ireland. The campaign had a health-focused approach and was aimed at people who are already using the drug, whether it is recreationally or on a regular basis. The offending tweet from Fianna Fáil yesterday morning questioned why the HSE was spending time on campaigns like this when there are almost one million people on hos-

pital waiting lists. It also suggested the HSE may be on crack cocaine. A similar message was also posted on the party’s official Facebook page. Both posts were quickly deleted after immediate criticism. A spokesperson for Fianna Fail said the tweet was “posted by a junior member of the staff from the party account”. “It does not represent party policy whatsoever,” they said, adding that the party’s national drugs strategy submission supports “fairly radical proposals” to tackle problem drug use. They also pointed out that the tweet was quickly deleted.




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Review: Robyn: Missing U Eight years after her last album, Body Talk, the Swedish pop star Robyn releases “Missing U,” the first single from her forthcoming album. News of its arrival last week sent her fervent fanbase into a spin. “Missing U” sees Robyn return to what she does best, channelling angst and grief into

euphoric dance-pop & expunging heartbreak through the body’s most joyous form of expression. Her new track picks up where her most literal and memorable ode to catharsis via clubbing, “Dancing On My Own,” left off.

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In the new season of the Breaking Bad prequel, creator Vince Gilligan once again showcases his ability to rewrite the rules with flair. Season 4 of Better Call Saul continues to chart the ongoing, and often tragic, evolution of lawyer Jimmy McGill. While many were initially skeptical about following up Breaking Bad’s strong finish with a spin-off, Better Call Saul has turned out to be an impressive show in its own right. It just happens to be a pre-

quel to Breaking Bad, rather than something that feels like an extension of the now-iconic series, but the two worlds are definitely about to collide in season 4. “If you love Breaking Bad, you’re going to get to see that world expand a bit,” creator Vince Gilligan explained “And in addition to seeing things from that world that you’ve seen, you’re going to meet people who were referenced in Breaking Bad but you never met.”

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Rise of the Guardians Aug 11th, 19:05

(2012, Comedy) Magical beings from folklore, including Santa Claus, Jack Frost and the Easter Bunny, join forces to defeat the plans of an evil spirit, who intends to steal the dreams of children and use the power they grant him to dominate the world. Animated adventure, with the voices of Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law.

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(2016, Drama/Crime) Premiere. A TV host & his producer are taken captive by a man who lost everything after following their financial advice, with the resulting hostage crisis broadcast live on TV. However, the longer the more they get to know about their captor, the more they suspect he has been the victim of an elaborate conspiracy.Directed by Jodie Foster & starring George Clooney & Julia Roberts.

The Fault in Our Stars RTÉ Two|Aug 10th, 21:30

(2016, Romantic/Drama) Indianapolis teenager Hazel has terminal thyroid cancer & attends a patients’ support group, where she meets fellow teen Gus, who lost a leg to the disease. The two fall in love & a shared passion for books leads them on a literary pilgrimage to Amsterdam in search of reclusive author Peter van Houten. Based on the bestselling novel by John Green, starring Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern and Willem Dafoe.


Aug 13th, 4:45pm The choirmaster brings together pensioners and young children for a singing group. Friendships between the young and old continue to grow as 10-year-old Saoirse and her sister Roisin come to pensioner Muriel’s aid by teaching her how to email the music video and talk to her grandson in Canada over the internet. With guests Mary Coughlan, Una Healy, John Sheahan and Paul Brady. Last in the series.

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SISU opens new Clinic

Offers Treatment Promotions in Killarney You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. That’s especially true when it comes to a youthful, gravitydefying appearance. That’s why two Irish brothers, Dr Brian Cotter and Dr James Cotter, opened their first Visage Clinical Beauty location in 2014. The Cork-based clinic was an immediate hit, offering doctor-led, nonsurgical treatments like Botox anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, lip fillers, liquid face lifts, neck lifts and more. Dr James Cotter explains why it felt so urgent to open a clinic where only medical doctors perform treatments. “Unqualified providers were performing treatments that demand medical training. Some were even coming to town for a weekend, getting dozens of unsuspecting people into hotel rooms, and injecting them in an assembly line style.” The doctors felt they had to do something. What the Cotters did was provide a safe, doctor-led clinic offering bespoke treatments with continuity of care at reasonable prices. With dozens of 5-star reviews on and glowing word of mouth spreading from thrilled patients, the two soon launched a Dublin location and brought on more doctors to handle the influx. New SISU patients were arriving in droves from Killarney, Tralee and Beaufort for treatments. So in 2017, the doctors opened their third clinic, in Killarney’s Old Town Hall, Market Cross.

Now, Visage Clinical Beauty has rebranded as SISU Clinics. To celebrate and say thank you to the Kerry community, they are offering huge savings at SISU Clinic Killarney. “Kerry has been very good to us. We have so many brilliant patients who come from near and far, and our doctors and reception staff have come to know them very well. What better way to say thanks than to give everyone a massive discount on their treatments?” asks Dr Cotter. The relaunch offers, detailed below, are open to new patients as well. What’s more, the Killarney location has just had a complete refit to take patients’ inclinic experience to the next level. “We want to give every patient the best experience in every way,” Dr Cotter emphasises. “That includes feeling pampered in a gorgeous, soothing atmosphere.” Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10AM to 6PM, SISU isn’t your typical clinic. Patients enjoy a warm welcome and free consultations with their own SISU doctor, as well as continuity of care that includes free 14-day, posttreatment follow-up appointments. “You can only get the best results from a doctor who understands your concerns, gives you all the information you need, and puts you at ease in asking questions,” says Dr Cotter. “Our doctors have that extra bit of empathy, putting the patient first. We will even say no if we think a treatment won’t be right for you.” Thanks to those trusting doctor/patient relationships fostered

by SISU’s doctors, most new patients return for further treatments. SISU Killarney’s own rejuvenation reflects the doctors’ desire to serve patients in calming, plush surroundings, according to Dr Cotter. “So many people come to us saying, ‘I finally decided to do something for myself.’ Often they’re busy parents, working hard, rushing to do everything for everyone else. When you put yourself first for a change, you deserve a luxurious, relaxing experience.” Women aren’t the only ones flocking to SISU to regain a youthful appearance. Dr Cotter reports that more than 30% of the clinics’ patients are men - from all walks of life and across the age spectrum. SISU even offers a ‘Mantox’ treatment, a bespoke treatment for men’s unique muscle structure and fibre patterns.

SISU Clinics cofounder Dr Brian Cotter, cofounder and CEO Pat Phelan, and cofounder Dr James Cotter

“Men are staying in work longer, and their colleagues are getting younger. They want to regain their peak masculine form. The guys tell us they feel more confident after their Mantox or fillers.” Dr Cotter adds the fact that most of SISU’s treatments can be done on a lunch break or just before a special event, with no downtime or need to take days off work, also goes down well with patients.

This is reflected in SISU Clinics’ new branding: ‘Sisu’ is a Finnish word suggesting resilience, strength and perseverance. “It’s a perfect fit for what we deliver to our patients,” Dr Cotter says. “Everyone deserves to look and feel like the best version of themselves. Our doctors are here to make it happen.”

Female or male, Dr Cotter reveals the goal is the same: to look like themselves, only better. “Most people come to SISU seeking a refreshed, more youthful look - not a drastic,

obvious result,” he notes. “Patients say it gives them a huge confidence boost at work, home and in their social lives.”

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DERMAL FILLER INJECTIONS Dermal fillers smooth, volumise, and add definition where skin is sunken, drooping, lined, or causing unflattering shadows. SISU’s doctors use injectable dermal fillers in Non-Surgical Rhinoplasty (nose job) and treatments to eliminate marionette lines around the mouth, fill in nasolabial folds around the nose, eliminate dark circles, restore volume to sunken undereyes, and address obvious neck bands.

LIP FILLERS Lip fillers are used to give lips volume, definition, and a more flattering shape. SISU’s doctors cater for every age group and aesthetic goal, specialising in both natural-look fillers and the glam style popular with celebrities and social media influencers.


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Garden Magic Words: Debby Looney

Is it still worth putting in summer plants? I think we can all agree that our petunias, geraniums and summer bedding have never looked as well as this year. However, some plants have exhausted themselves. I have pulled all my tagetes and surfinias out at this stage, and many pots are looking shabby. Is it still worth putting in summer plants? Well, a quick fix, if you need it, is always the geranium. You will still get plenty of pleasure out of geraniums, busy lizzies and begonias – they will last until the first frosts. However, if you are looking for something which is long lasting and will take you through the winter, consider an alternative such as topiary trees. Lollipops are very practical, euonymus, bay tree, buxus, conifers, photinias (red robin), or holly trees. You can plant them into your pot and underplant with seasonal bedding throughout the year. Cone-shaped topiary is also popular. Again, buxus are low maintenance and very affordable. Spiral and stepped lollipops are also interesting choices but require more maintenance to keep them in the correct shape. New Zealand flax, phormium, are also great in pots, as are cordylines. ‘Torbay dazzler’ is a particular beauty, having pink, green and burgundy striped leaves.Hebes are nice plants, staying ever-

green in the winter and flowering purple or pink in the summer. ‘Rhubarb custard’ and ‘Black beauty’ are good varieties to try. Some less obvious choices are grasses. For example, stipa gigantica stays evergreen, and has beautiful tall ‘flowers’ throughout the summer. Pennisetum varieties are not altogether evergreen, but their colourful brushy flower heads are a joy in the summer. There are many ferns available also, tree ferns are very suitable for pots, as you can easily protect them from harsh winter weather. Nandina domestica, also known as false bamboo, or holy bamboo, is a spectacular plant with it’s feathery foliage, graceful habit, white flowers, red berries and changing colours. It should be a lot more popular than it is! If you are hoping to keep your pots looking good until the end of autumn, make sure to keep feeding regularly. I recommend an all-purpose food rather

than tomato food, which is the popular choice. An all-purpose food, such as Miracle Gro or Phostrogen, keeps the whole plant healthy, from root to tip, as opposed to tomato food, which really only forces flowering at the expense of all else. It causes plants to push themselves to flower, causing exhaustion much sooner than is necessary. A problem this year, I think due to the beautiful weather, is caterpillars. Unfortunately, the damage is often done before you realise you’ve had visitors, but if you do see the caterpillars on time, it is easy to pick them off. Alternatively, a product such as Provado Bug Killer will kill them. I notice that many bedding plants are still for sale, and of course they are always a cheap, quick filler. Winter pansies and violas are also for sale already and while these are an excellent choice, they might become lanky if the weather gets warm in August. They can be cut back, and will then come back stronger!






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Aherns Castleisland add Mazda to their BMW and Opel franchises Mazda Motor Ireland has new representation in the south west of the country as Aherns Mazda have been appointed as the latest official Mazda retailer to complete the newly redeveloped network. Aherns Mazda now add to a total of nineteen Mazda retailers across the country, supplying Kerry and surrounding counties with the award-winning Japanese vehicles. Based in Castleisland, Aherns will play a vital role to the brand, making it more accessible for car owners in the region to explore what the Mazda product range has to offer. This is an exciting time for Aherns Mazda to join the brand as the next generation of Mazda vehicles draws closer and promises to bring a new range of KODO designs and SKYACTIV technologies including the revolutionary SKYACTIV-X engine. Due to launch in 2019, evidence of the brands intensive R&D investment is guaranteed to draw the attention of the other motor industry players, premium brands in particular. In the lead up to the new 7th generation range, a number of new models are planned to launch in the coming months, compiling an apex of refined and new technologies. Next off the new product line is the brand’s flagship executive saloon, the new Mazda6, which will be available in showrooms from the end of August. John Perry, managing director of Mazda Ireland commented: “We are delighted to have Aherns on board as the face of Mazda for Kerry and the south west of the country. The current network redevelopment and showroom advancements have been designed with the customer at the forefront of mind to make the purchasing process more enjoyable, more comfortable and with a premium experience. Aherns Mazda already reflect this through their customer service so I am confident this appointment will strengthen the brand even further. They also join the organisation at

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Ferrari raking in €69,000 profit per car Ferrari was the most profitable car-maker in the automobile industry for the first six months of the year, says a new study carried out in Germany. According to economics professor Ferdinand Dudenhoffer, the famous Italian supercar-maker is currently working on an operating profit that sees Ferrari bank an incredible €69,000 per every new car sold. Compare that with premium car-makers like Jaguar Land Rover who are currently only netting around €800 for every vehicle it shifts. Porsche, meanwhile, who

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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has announced the Tesla Model 3, Model S and Model X will soon receive an over-the-air update that will add a “Party & Camper mode” to their infotainment repertoire. The new features, designed for people who take weekend camping trips with their

pure-electric vehicles, allows the battery pack to keep powering the car’s air-conditioning or heating, selected interior lights, sound system and power outlets for 48 hours or more. This, the car-maker hopes, will allow its vehicles to be used as impromptu camper vans in hot or cold climates.

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Future Hyundais to be “sexier than Alfa Romeos” Hyundai’s VP for design SangYup Lee has declared that from next year all new Hyundai models will be “sexier than Alfa Romeos”. In an interview that declares that the Korean car-maker is on the verge of revolutionising its car design, Lee - who was responsible for penning the fifth-generation Chevrolet Camaro concept and the C6 Corvette Stingray while working for GM and the EXP 10 Speed 6 concept during his time at Bentley - told Automotive News a sea of change is coming to Hyundai design. Confirming Hyundai would next year introduce its first car inspired by the 2018 Geneva motor show Le Fil Rouge’s “sensuous sportiness”

design language, the senior exec confirmed Hyundai had ditched its Russian doll approach to styling but said the car-maker’s trademark ‘cascading’ grille won’t be going anywhere. Instead, Lee claims every model it produces will have a “unique take” on its new design language and that, in most cases, will see Hyundai overtake Italian car-maker Alfa for emotional appeal. Responding to a question that asked what people would think of Hyundai in 10 years from now, the Korean car-maker’s design boss said he’d like people to say: “Hyundai has some sexy cars - sexier than Alfa Romeo. That is the message I’d like to give to the world”.


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Prince Harry’s Audi RS 6 for sale

Monarchists rejoice! A chunk of high-performance history is now on sale in the UK in the form of a pristine 2017 Audi RS 6 Avant, which was allegedly owned by a prince of the United Kingdom. The 4.0-litre twin-turbo all-wheel drive beast is advertised as “Prince Harry’s old car” on a UK classified ad site, and although there’s no way to check its provenance (this side of a DNA swab test of the steering wheel), the prince has shown a

liking to German culture in the past. Despite an asking price that’s significantly less than the then-new price of a 2017 Audi RS6, the 280km/h super-wagon appears to be in very good condition. That means Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, will probably be getting around in a Range Rover from now on. The regal chariot has been pimped out with loads of extras too, including night visions and dynamic ride control, the latter no doubt chosen for the

odd time that Prince Harry ferried around Madge – her Royal Majesty the Queen – and didn’t want her jostled about on crumbly Westminster roads. The British Royal family is not short of cash and has had some rather tasty machinery in its stables, including pretty much every top-shelf British car you can think of from Land Rover and Aston Martin to Bentley and Rolls-Royce.



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Congratulations to Niamh O Connor who won her first medal on her very first competitive race at the YMSA Ireland off-road Motorsport World Motograss 2018 championships. Niamh is definitely one to watch as she will also be starring in the upcoming movie Tradition.

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Support Groups KERRY POSITIVE OPTION CRISIS PREGNANCY Counselling Service Free confidential - non-judgemental services. All options explored. Killarney Southwest Counselling Centre Emmett’s Road, Killarney Tel: 064 6636416. Open: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 10am-1pm. Funded by the HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme. KERRY RAPE AND SEXUAL ABUSE CENTRE Provides a free professional counselling and support service for female and male survivors of sexual violence and their families in a safe and confidential environment with highly qualified and professional counsellors. It can be contacted by freephone 1800-633333 or by email KILLARNEY AI ANON  The Killarney Al Anon meetings are held Tuesday nights at 8.30pm in St Claire’s, Vincent De Paul Building, Tesco Car Park, Beech Road, Killarney. Contact 086-8616001.  MS SUPPORT GROUP  A support group for people with MS meets every Wednesday 9.30am to 1pm, at MS Meeting Rooms, Cheshire Homes Killarney. SUICIDE PREVENTION HELPLINES Console 1Life Suicide Freefone 1800247100, centre in Tralee 066 7129700 web:, Text HELP to 51444, 24-hour; Samaritans 1850609090 or freephone 116123; Pieta House, free counselling, 066-7163660;  South West Counselling Centre, Killarney, free suicide prevention and bereavement counselling, 0646636416/6636100;  Living Links, Kerry, 087-9006300; HSE South: Suicide Prevention Helpline 1800 742 745, Farm & Rural Stress Helpline 1800742645.  AWARE SUPPORT & SELF CARE GROUP Peer to peer support and understanding for individuals experiencing depression, bipolar disorder and related mood conditions. Facilitated by Aware trained volunteers. Free of charge, all adults welcome and no referral necessary. Location: K.D.Y.S, Fairhill, Killarney, Co Kerry. Time: Every Monday at 7.30pm. SLÁNÚ STROKE REHAB A charity providing hand and arm therapy services, free of charge, to stroke survivors in the Killarney area. Contact Susan Forde on 0863824134. This column is available to clubs and SUPPORT groups to promote upcoming fundraising events, agms etc. To guarantee publication an administration charge OF €10 will apply. Please contact 064 6632215 for more details. DEADLINE FOR EVENT INFO IS TUESDAY 5.30PM


10.08.18 For Sale FOR SALE: Mobile Home for sale “Festival Super” 35ft x 12ft , 3 Bedroomed , in good clean condition . Contact 086 1953662. FOR SALE: Good quality black machine cut turf. In 25kg bags €3.5 a bag. Alsodry seasoned timber also in 25kg bags, €3.50 a bag. Tel: 0876092601

Available AVAILABLE: Removal Service House, office, local, nationwide, deliveries, anytime - anywhere, 7 days a week. Also, all kinds of clear outs etc. Tel.087-2600407 / 064-6631979. AVAILABLE: Music lessons, violin, fiddle, guitar, banjo. Garda vetted, Tel. John 087-6801392. Piano lessons Tel. Maggie 087-6961681. AVAILABLE: Church music for all occasions. For a personal and meaningful ceremony, let the voice of experience guide you through your music. Tel. Helen Kerins 0879508050. AVAILABLE: E x p e r i e n c e d child-minder. First Aid and Garda vetted, safe and secure play area, homely atmosphere. Tel: 0872359466. AVAILABLE: Painting, general property maintenance and power washing etc. Tel Dan Joe Moynihan 0868217771. AVAILABLE: Brendan Herlihy home maintenance/renovations. Carpen-

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AVAILABLE: Church music for all occasions. Vocals in harmony & a variety of instruments. Reasonable rates, Tel: 0876836612 / 0879014681. AVAILABLE: For hire mini digger and dumper with driver. Lawn cutting and general garden maintenance. Tractor and trailer also available for rubbish removal & valeting service. Prices reasonable, quotations given. Tel: 0879118357. AVAILABLE: Reflexology, Pedimassage, Kinesiology, indian Head Massgae, Chakra Clearing, Food intolerance testing. Contact Maggie Bartley. Reg Nurse. 0860539335. AVAILABLE: Man with chainsaw and log splitter for cutting and splitting timber. O job too big or too small. Hourly or daily rates. 0877658496. AVAILABLE: Painting, cutting lawns, window cleaning, shed clear out. phone: 0868837023. AVAILABLE: Xpress Removal Service – Fast friendly & reasonable. Home Office, apartment removal, Garage, Attic, Shed Clear Out. Legal Disposal of all unwanted items. Collection & for further details about careers at BMD. Please contact BMD & Co Ltd on 021 4869500, or email us your CV to WANTED: CHEF Wanted- End of season -move to Cork ? Now Hiring Chef de Partie for a busy bar/restaurant in the Douglas area. Good conditions, flexible hours - If interested in a move please call Tom 087 2765412 or email:

Animals ANIMALS ANIMALS: HUG: Homes for Unwanted Greyhounds. For further details please contact us on 087 9822695 or email ANIMALS: KLAWS (Kenmare and Locality Animal Welfare Society) We have a number of adult cats (all colours) awaiting homes. 087-9729240 or 087-9704480. FOR SALE: Jack russells for sale. One male, one female. Ring 0876744422 after 6pm.

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Due to the increasing business levels and the continued success of the boutique Ashe Hotel in Tralee, the new management of the property are currently looking to recruit the following positions:


Ideal candidate should possess previous duty management experience within a hotel environment. Experience in Front Office ( Hotsoft ) , High volume food and beverage, Cash Management . Health and Safety is preferable.


Minimum of two years experience as a Sous Chef / Senior chef within a hotel or high volume food establishment with excellent standards. Ideal candidate should work well under pressure, possess flair and imagination in their culinary offerings and assist in the management and operation of the kitchen brigade in the absence of the Head Chef


Previous experience in a busy Food and Beverage operation within a Hotel environment is essential as is experience in managing a large food and beverage team. Exposure to rostering , stock control , cash management , high volume food and beverage and offering exceptional customer care would be desirable when applying for this role.


Candidates should possess a minimum of one year’s hotel experience. Previous experience of offering consistent service and customer care coupled with good communication skills in a similar boutique Hotel with a busy food and beverage operation is required. THE ASHE HOTEL MAINE ST, TRALEE Tel 066 7106300


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In Memoriam


As of Monday 30 of July 2018



Torc Medical Practice Doctors & Staff will be moving to Deenagh Medical Practice at the Reeks Gateway Killarney. Contact details will remain the same. Tel. 064 66 32988

O Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things you have given me as you confirm once again that I never wanted to be separated from you in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. This prayer must be said for three days, after three days the favour will be granted. MOD.


O Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things you have given me as you confirm once again that I never wanted to be separated from you in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. This prayer must be said for three days, after three days the favour will be granted. MOD.


O Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things you have given me as you confirm once again that I never wanted to be separated from you in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. This prayer must be said for three days, after three days the favour will be granted. MOD.


O Holy Spirit, you who solve all problems, light all roads so that I can attain my goal. You gave me the divine gift to forgive and forget all evil against me and that in all instances of my life you are with me. I want in this short prayer to thank you for all things you have given me as you confirm once again that I never wanted to be separated from you in spite of all material illusions. I wish to be with you in Eternal Glory. Thank you for mercy towards me and mine. This prayer must be said for three days, after three days the favour will be granted. MOD.

MEMORARE Remember, Oh most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who feld to thy protection, implored thy help or sought they intercession was left unaided, inspred by this confidence I fly to thee Oh Virgin of Virgins my Mother, to thee do I come, before thee I stand sinful and sorrowful. Oh Mother of the word incarnate despise not my petition but in thy clemency hear and answer me. Amen. MOD

MEMORARE Remember, Oh most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who feld to thy protection, implored thy help or sought they intercession was left unaided, inspred by this confidence I fly to thee Oh Virgin of Virgins my Mother, to thee do I come, before thee I stand sinful and sorrowful. Oh Mother of the word incarnate despise not my petition but in thy clemency hear and answer me. Amen. MOD


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NOVENA TO THE SACRED HEART Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours. This time I ask you this special one, (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your Father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your favour not mine. Amen. Say this prayer three times for three days and your favour will be granted. Never known to fail. Must promise publication of prayer. MOD.

NOVENA TO THE SACRED HEART Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours. This time I ask you this special one, (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your Father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your favour not mine. Amen. Say this prayer three times for three days and your favour will be granted. Never known to fail. Must promise publication of prayer. MOD.

NOVENA TO THE SACRED HEART Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours. This time I ask you this special one, (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your Father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your favour not mine. Amen. Say this prayer three times for three days and your favour will be granted. Never known to fail. Must promise publication of prayer. MOD.

NOVENA TO THE SACRED HEART Dear Heart of Jesus in the past I have asked for many favours. This time I ask you this special one, (mention favour). Take it dear heart of Jesus and place it within your heart where your Father sees it. Then in his merciful eyes it will become your favour not mine. Amen. Say this prayer three times for three days and your favour will be granted. Never known to fail. Must promise publication of prayer. MOD.

MEMORARE Remember, Oh most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who feld to thy protection, implored thy help or sought they intercession was left unaided, inspred by this confidence I fly to thee Oh Virgin of Virgins my Mother, to thee do I come, before thee I stand sinful and sorrowful. Oh Mother of the word incarnate despise not my petition but in thy clemency hear and answer me. Amen. MOD

MEMORARE Remember, Oh most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known, that anyone who feld to thy protection, implored thy help or sought they intercession was left unaided, inspred by this confidence I fly to thee Oh Virgin of Virgins my Mother, to thee do I come, before thee I stand sinful and sorrowful. Oh Mother of the word incarnate despise not my petition but in thy clemency hear and answer me. Amen. MOD

JESUS May your Sacred Heart Lord Jesus, be praised, glorified and honoured throughout the whole world now and forever. Repeat this 3 times. C.D.

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In loving memory of a good young man, Trevor Breen late of Ballyspillane and formerly Pinewood, whose 30th Birthday occurs on 9th August 2018. A 30th balloon and flowers placed at your graveside to mark your 30th birthday. We’d rather have you on earth with us, we’d be having a good party as you loved fun. We miss your joking ways and your smiling face. We miss you in our company. Not a day or night goes by we don’t think of you. You may be gone from our sight but are in our minds forever. One day we’ll meet you. You’re happy in heaven with your Dad by your side - no better man to mind you. Happy birthday to you Trevor, in God’s beautiful garden. He has the best man in you. You were way too young to leave this life. You were just starting your life, making plans for the future. A star so bright, That’s your light at night, Shining down on us, To say goodnight.

In loving memory of a dear mother and grandmother Mary Coffey late of 51 Marian Terrace, Killarney who died on 13th August 1996. R.I.P. No words we write could ever say How much we miss you day by day Our love for you will always keep It never fades it lies too deep With broken hearts we whisper low We love you Mum and miss you so. Sadly missed by your loving daughters Breda, Nono, Mary, Eileen and Josie. Sons-in-law, Grandchildren, GreatGrandchildren and Great Great Granddaughter. Anniversary Mass on Wednesday 15th of August at 6:15pm in St Mary’s Cathedral.


In loving memory of Rebecca Daly, Late of Mangerton Killarney. 11th August 1995 - 14th August 2008. Her Light shines On Our loved one left behind light That will never dim or fade. It’s kept bright by the love we feel And memories we made. It can warm us like a candle’s glow And help bring comfort too, And no matter where you go, You’ll find it’s always close to you. Sadly missed on your 23rd birthday and anniversary. Love always Mam, Dad, sisters Linda and Hannah and brother Daniel.

Treasured memories of a dear son and brother Seamus late of New Road, Killarney who died on 12th August, 1998 R.I.P. Though his smile is gone forever, And his hand we can not touch, We still have so many memories, Of the one we loved so much, His memory is our keep sake, With which we’ll never part, God has him in His keeping, We have him in our hearts. Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by Mom, Tracy, Richard, Jemma, Richard J, Orla, Lia and Lola-Rose, Roland, Ana, Kerry, Lola, Marina, Ciara and Alice. Anniversary Mass on Tuesday 14th August at 6.15pm in St. Mary’s Cathedral.



Remembered and missed by your Auntin-law Sheila, your cousins Mikey, Denis, Billy, SheilaMary Breen, and friend Amy Donnelly xxxxx 30th Birthday Mass Saturday 11th August, 6:15 in the Cathedral.


In loving memory of My dear husband Paddy Buckley, Late of Knocknacopple, Rathmore, Who died on the 12th August 2012. R.I.P. Gone are the days we used to share, But in my heart you are always there, Never more than a thought away, Loved and remembered everyday. Just a prayer from me who loved you, Just a memory ever true, In my heart you will live forever, Because I thought the world of you. Always loved and remembered by your wife Mary.


In fond and loving memory of a dear Mother and Father, Mary and John Devane late of Mastergeeha, Kilcummin who died on the 30th July, 1999 and 9th August, 1974. We lost a mother and father With a heart of gold How much we miss you Can never be told You shared our troubles And helped us along If we follow your footsteps We will never go wrong. Lonely is the home without you Life to us is not the same All the world would be like heaven If we could have you back again. Sadly missed and always remembered by your loving daughters Kathleen and Julie, sons Michael and Jimmy, daughters-in-law Joan and Eileen, son-inlaw John and their families. Anniversary Mass Sunday 19th August at 11.15am in Our Lady of Lourdes Church Kilcummin.


In loving memory of Hannah Dennehy late of Counerough Headford who died on the 9th of August, 1997. Time and years slip gently by, But love and memories never die, No longer in our lives to share, But Mom in our hearts you are always there. The ones we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard but always near, Still loved, still missed, still very dear. Sadly missed by your loving husband Michael and family

In loving memory of Tim Hayes late of Ross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry Who died on the 1st August 2014. Brother No one knew that morning What sadness the day would bring When a heart of gold stopped beating And we could not do a thing. You never said goodbye to us Perhaps it’s just as well For we could not have said goodbye To someone we loved so well. Always loved and remembered by your brother Pat and sister-in-law Nora.


Uncle A sudden call from God on high You had no time to say goodbye Without farewell you fell asleep But memories of you we will always keep. Lovingly remembered by your nieces Mary, Margaret and Eileen.

In loving memory of John O’Leary Late of Knockeragh, Killarney Who died on the 15th August, 1998. Memories have such lovely ways Of bringing back our yesterdays. Always remembered by your sisters, brothers and families.





Cherished memories of Patrick O’Carroll, Mangerton View, Killarney who died on 12th August 2001. You’re more than a memory, From whom we’ll never part, You’re the light that burns within us, In the centre of our hearts, Your shadow walks beside us, Forever by our sides, It is always there to guide us, Ever since the day you died. Lovingly remembered by your wife Bridie, daughters Carmel, Sheila and Breeda, sons-in-law and grandchildren.


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In loving memory of Rebecca Daly, Late of Mangerton Killarney. 11th August 1995 - 14th August 2008. A quiet thought A silent prayer For someone special In God’s care. Time and years go by But love and memories never die. Sadly missed on your birthday and anniversary From your Cronin Uncles, Aunts and Cousins.

In loving memory of Mary Cahillane late of 146 Pinewood Estate, Killarney who died on the 15th August, 2001. Rest in Peace. We hold you close without our hearts And there you will remain To walk with us throughout our lives Until we meet again.

In loving memory of Teresa Kelly (nee O’Donoghue) Late of Glanmire, Co. Cork and Knockeenduve, Killarney who died on the 25th of August 2006 and Mary O’Donoghue, 2 Woodlawn Avenue & Knockeenduve, who died on the 2nd of August 2008. Special Ladies They blessed this world They loved so much How many hearts Their lives can touch. We love you and miss you both. From Mom and all the family.

Sadly missed by your loving grandchildren Sylvester, Noreen, Mary T., Eileen and Joe.

Anniversary Mass on Friday 24th of August at 6.15pm in the Cathedral.

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In loving memory of Patrick Galvin, Late of Ballinamanagh, Kilcummin, Killarney, who departed this life on the 14th August 2016. R.I.P. Our hearts are full of memories, With pride we speak your name, Though life must go on without you, It will never be the same. Those special days will not return, When we were all together, But the love and memories in our hearts, Will stay with us forever. We never fail to think of you, We never cease to care, We only wish we could go home, And find you waiting there. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by your wife Bridie, sons Patrick & Thomas, Daughters-in-law Olive & Roisin, Grandchildren Tiarnan, Cian, Aidan and extended family. xxx Anniversary Mass on Saturday 11th August at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Kilcummin


In loving memory of Brid Sugrue, Late of Park Road, Killarney, who passed away on 22nd June 2018 We, the family of Brid Sugrue (also known as Bridie), would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for the support and sympathy we received on the loss of our mother and grandmother, Brid. We would like to thank relatives, friends and acquaintances, near and far, who came to Brid’s funeral to pay their respects and to those who sent cards, letters, and flowers. Thanks to the priests who officiated and to those who did readings, brought up gifts; to the doctors and staff of Kerry General Hospital, the guards of honour and everyone who contributed. As it is not possible to thank everyone individually, please accept this acknowledgement as a sincere token of our gratitude. Thank you.




In loving memory of Patrick Galvin, late of Ballinamanagh, Kilcummin, Killarney who died on 14th August 2016.

Birthday remembrance of James Mcloughlin Who passed away 23rd April 2015 Late of Ardenanig, Killarney, London, Cavan. Happy Birthday In Heaven

Jesus came to the foot of the bed, These are the words we are sure he said, You suffered enough, take my hand, And come with me to a better land. So keep your hands around him Lord, And give him special care, Make up for what he suffered, And all that seemed unfair. Missed and loved always by your sisters Eileen, Kathleen and Mary, brothersin-law Eddie, Michael and Sean Jones, nieces, nephews and extended families.


I wish you were here today Even for just a little while So I could say Happy Birthday dad And see your beautiful smile.

On the first anniversary of Tara’s death her parents, Kathleen and Eugene, sisters Fiona and Lisa, brothers-in-law John and Stephen, nieces Ava, Lily and Isabel, and nephew Mark, would like to thank our relatives and friends who provided great comfort and support in the days and months after Tara’s untimely passing. We wish to express our gratitude to those who attended Tara’s mass and burial. We would also like to thank the people who travelled long distances, sent mass cards, floral tributes and messages of sympathy. Heartfelt thanks to family and friends who brought food and refreshments to our home. To our wonderful neighbours in Flesk Grove, who helped us in countless ways during that sad time, we are forever grateful.

A special word of thanks to Mike O’Shea and colleagues, of O’Shea’s Funeral Home, for their kindness and compassion at a difficult time. Your professionalism and understanding is greatly appreciated. No special day is needed, For us to think of you, You are always in our thought, No matter what we do.

Tara’s First Anniversary Mass will be held in the Church of the Resurrection, on Sunday, August 12th at 11 o’clock.

4TH ANNIVERSARY In loving memory of Mary Hearne late of 29 High Street Killarney who died on 12th August 2014.

May the angels hold you close and Sing you a happy song And I’ll be sending wishes to you Today and all year long.

Sadly missed by your children, brother and sister and extended family


MIRACLE PRAYER Dear Heart of Jesus, in the past I have asked You for many favours. This time I ask you this very special one (mention favour). Take it, dear Heart of Jesus and place it within Your own Heart where Your Father sees it. Then, in His merciful eyes it will become Your favour not mine. Amen. Say for three days, promise publication and favour will be granted. MOS

Forever missed & always lovingly Remembered by you family

Today Ill do my very best To try and find a happy place Struggling to hide my heavy heart And the tears on my face. I’ll sit quietly and look at your picture Thinking of you with love Hoping you’re doing ok In Heaven up above.

MIRACLE PRAYER Dear Heart of Jesus, in the past I have asked You for many favours. This time I ask you this very special one (mention favour). Take it, dear Heart of Jesus and place it within Your own Heart where Your Father sees it. Then, in His merciful eyes it will become Your favour not mine. Amen. Say for three days, promise publication and favour will be granted. MOS

Thank you to Fr. Kieran O’Brien for celebrating the funeral mass.

The only gifts today will be the Gifts you left behind The laughter, joy and happiness Precious memories, the best kind.

We miss you dad

In loving memory of Sally O’Shea (nee O’Connell) 1 Ross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry who died on the 8th of August 2012 and her husband Daniel O’Shea who died on the 21st July 1987. R.I.P.

In loving memory of Tara McCrohan Late of Flesk Grove, Killarney Who died 8th August, 2017.

POWERFUL NOVENA This novena never fails. Say it on the hour for 9 hours. Jesus who has said, ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and the door will be open to you. Through the intercession of Mary, the Most Holy Mother, I knock, I ask that my prayer will be granted (Make your request). Oh Jesus, has said all you ask the Father in my name, he will grant through the intercession of Mary, the Most Holy Mother. I humbly beg and urgently ask the Father in thy Name that my prayer be granted (Make request here) Oh Jesus who has said Heaven and Earth shall pass away but my word shall not pass away through the intercession of Mary, the most Holy Mother. I feel confident my prayer shall be answered. (Make request). This novena is to be said at the same time every hour for nine consecutive hours - one day. Promised publication, never fails. N.L.


Somewhere beyond the sunset, Where loved ones never die, You sleep in a beautiful garden, Beneath a golden sky, Though Heaven and earth divide us, We are never far apart, For you are always in my thoughts, And forever in my heart. Wrap your arms around her Lord, Don’t leave her on her own, For it is her Anniversary, And she can’t come home. Call her name softly, And when she looks your way, Tell her that I love her, And miss her everyday. Always remembered by Dave. xxx

PRAYER TO ST. JOSEPH O St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interest and desires. O St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession, and obtain for me from your divine Son all spiritual blessings, through Jesus Christ, our Lord. So that, having engaged here below your heavenly power, I may offer my thanksgiving and homage to the most loving of Fathers. O, St. Joseph, I never weary contemplating you, and Jesus asleep in our arms; I dare not approach while He reposes near your heart. Press Him in my name and kiss His fine head for me and ask Him to return the kiss when I draw my dying breath. St. Joseph, Patron of departing souls pray for me. This prayer was found in the fiftieth year of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. In 1505 it was sent from the Pope to Emperor Charles when he was going into battle. Who ever shall read this prayer or hear it or keep it about themselves, shall never die a sudden death, or be drowned, nor shall be burned in any fire or shall be overpowered in battle. Say for nine mornings for anything you desire. It has never been known to fail, so be sure you really want what you ask for. In thanks for request granted.

We hold you close within our hearts, And there you shall remain, To walk with us throughout our lives, Until we meet again.


So rest in peace dear loved ones, And thanks for all you’ve done, We pray that God has given you, The crown you’ve truly won.



In loving memory of Declan O’Shea, Nunstown, Aghadoe.

In loving memory of Eileen O’Donoghue late of Pinewood Estate Killarney who died on August 11th 1994.

From your loving family Marie, Billy, Paudie, Dan (Junior), Paulette and Pierette.

Along the road to yesterday, That leads straight to you, Are memories of happy days Dec Together we once knew.

Deep in our hearts, Your memory is kept, To love, to cherish, And never forget.

Anniversary Mass on Saturday 11th August at 6.15pm in St Mary’s Cathedral.

Lovingly remembered by Sheila, Larry and family.

Always remembered by your sisters, brother and families.

For favours received from St. Claire, St. Theresa, St. Patrick, Infant Child of Prague, St. Gerard, St. Anthony, St. Joseph, Sacred Heart of Jesus, St. Martin, St. Jude, St. Francis, St. Perigrine, St. Beuelwanda, John Paul, St. Bridget, Holy Spirit, Precious Mother of Jesus, Padre Pio, Blessed Virgin Mary, all the Angels and Saints and all the Holy Souls.

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“Fans lost patience with the manager, not with the players” Words: Adam Moynihan

Eamonn Fitzmaurice’s controversial reign as Kerry manager came to an end last Saturday evening following his side’s unexpected elimination from the All-Ireland Series at the Super 8s stage. The 12-point victory over Kildare in Killarney counted for nought as Monaghan defeated Galway in the other game to consign the Kingdom to a third place finish in Group 1. To be frank, were it not for a moment of madness from Kildare forward Neill Flynn just before the break, Kerry might well have finished bottom of the table. The visitors dominated the early exchanges and were good value for their four-point half-time lead. On first viewing, Flynn’s red seemed harsh but the replays clearly showed that he swung a hand down onto Killian Young’s head. His dismissal was undoubtedly the turning point in the game and Kerry made good use of the extra man after the interval. Substitutes James O’Donoghue and Kevin McCarthy really stepped up to the mark and David Clifford was spectacular once again; he registered 2-6 as Kerry ran out 3-25 to 2-16 winners. It was an unusual scene. The players

on the field were trying their best to lift the crowd but the crowd knew something they didn’t: Monaghan were comfortably beating Galway in Salthill. As Kerry were putting Kildare to the sword in the closing minutes, supporters were already filtering down the Sandpit cursing Galway and, in many cases, the soon-to-be-departed manager to boot. When the groups were decided and the fixtures set, we were worried that the Kerry v Kildare game would be a bit of a damp squib. We were right, but for the wrong reasons. Fitzmaurice stepped down later that evening, saying a new voice and a new direction would be good for the team. “I think that by taking me out of the equation,” he said, “it can remove some of the over the top negativity that was coming at the team, which I feel was unfair.” Tony Leen of the Irish Examiner put it to him that even if Jesus Christ himself came down and managed Kerry, there’d still be the same criticism if they’re not winning. Fitzmaurice hesitated. “Yeah… I think you can take criti-

cism… but I think if

you’re being patient there shouldn’t be over the top criticism when you have a young team. There has to be a realisation within the county that we need to give them a bit of space, a bit of time, and maybe try the positive stance and see how that works.” I don’t fully buy into that to be honest. Yes, there was criticism in the wake of the Galway and Monaghan games but 95% of it was aimed at the management. The general consensus was that the youngest players, the likes of Clifford, Seán O’Shea and Gavin White, whom Fitzmaurice specifically mentioned in his press conference, were the least of our worries. I agree that it can’t have been ideal for them to have witnessed all the negativity this year but but they’re not stupid, they know who the bulk of the criticism was

aimed at. Fitzmaurice called for patience with the kids but people were patient with the kids. No one was expecting an All-Ireland this year. No one expected David Clifford to be so influential. There was widespread acceptance that it was going to take time. But there’s a big difference in Kerry between simply not winning an All-Ireland and getting outplayed by Galway, Monaghan and Kildare (for 35 minutes) in consecutive championship outings. Ultimately, people lost patience with the manager, not with the players. You can talk about young players all day long but the reality of the situation is that Kerry barely finished third in a group containing a trio of teams who have two All-Irelands between them in the past half a century. With the talent that Kerry have in their ranks at the moment, you simply cannot justify the side’s performances in the Super 8s. Many people have come out in the past few days to defend Eamonn Fitzmaurice, saying that he’s a great Kerry man and he didn’t deserve the criticism he got. I agree 100% that he has been a great servant and we should be grateful for all his hard

work. He took the job on without any financial gain and he has given countless hours of his life to Kerry football. I’ve no doubt that his intentions were always good and that he tried his level best to bring success to the county. But to say that he, or any intercounty manager, shouldn’t be criticised is wrong. If you take on a job like managing the Kerry football team, you have to accept that criticism is part and parcel of the gig. Of course there’s a line that shouldn’t be crossed and personal insults and hurtful anonymous letters are unacceptable, that should go without saying. The Finuge man was on the receiving end of both and that’s disappointing but you have to look at the people responsible for these attacks. Can you imagine how sad a person would need to be to send hate mail to the manager of a football team? In the last couple of days, people seem to be lumping criticism and hate mail into the same category. “All this criticism and hate mail is out of line.” They’re not the same thing. As long as it’s not personal, you have to take it on the chin. In fairness to Fitzmaurice, I think he did take it

on the chin throughout his term in the hot seat and he always carried himself with an air of dignity. Unfortunately it didn’t really work out for him in the end but I think any manager who wins an All-Ireland will be fondly remembered in Kerry (once the dust settles). Now it’s time for someone else to put themselves in the firing line and Peter Keane appears to be the early front-runner for the post. He has done a great job with the minors and people who have worked with him speak very highly of him indeed. He seems like the obvious choice at the moment. Plenty of other names have been thrown around, including the likes of Jack O’Connor, Maurice Fitz and Séamus Moynihan, but the one who stands out for me is Pat O’Shea. He seems to be very committed to his club so the County Board might have their work cut out in convincing him to come back but what he has done with the Crokes is exceptional. I think he’d be the right man to mould this young but unquestionably gifted

team into the powerhouse we know they can become. And as a Legion man I think the Crokes are due a good, long transition period. Main Pic: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile. Inset Left: Pic: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile. Inset Right: Could former manager Pat O’Shea be tempted to make a return? Pic: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile.




Fitzmaurice Bows Out After A String Of Poor Calls

Words: Eamonn Fitzgerald

Eamonn Fitzmaurice, manager of the Kerry senior football team, has stepped down as team boss. He addressed his players in the dressing room after they had beaten Kildare in their final game. Although they defeated Kildare in the Stadium 3-25 to 2-16, the result in Salthill did not fall the right way for Kerry. Galway needed to defeat Monaghan but they played very poorly and Monaghan won by 16 points to 8. Monaghan and Galway are now through to the All-Ireland semi-finals. Fitzmaurice told the players that he had given his all to the position for the past six years and felt it was time to move on. During his tenure of office he delivered six Munster SFCs, one National League and that all-important Sam Maguire in 2014. In most counties that would count as a wonderful record but not so in Kerry where All-Irelands won is what counts. He has been appointed principal of Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, an onerous job, so surely this factored into his decision. When he announced his retirement as Kerry football manager to the assembled press gathering, he said that the foundations are there for the future. He added that a change of voice and a change of direction will be good for the future of Kerry football. This team is in transition. For the opening game versus Clare he named no less than seven debutants and that was very significant. They sailed through that game and inflicted a very heavy

defeat on Cork. On to Croke Park where they met Galway and lost that game. Galway were no world-beaters and Fitzmaurice was well aware of that. He could not account for such a poor display by Kerry. That was the low point for him. They also played second fiddle to Monaghan in Clones, finishing with 1-2 without reply. David Clifford’s last minute goal earned them a draw. It was a welcome reprieve for the beleaguered Kerry boss. Last Saturday’s match versus Kildare was must-win and they duly delivered but Galway did not do any favours so Monaghan go through. It was the first time in his six-year tenure that Kerry failed to make it to the last four. Give Fitzmaurice full credit for giving youth its fling and blooding so many young players for the future. Remember he had high profile selectors, all proven All-Ireland winners in their playing days: Mikey Sheehy, Liam Hassett and Maurice Fitzgerald. That was a very strong backroom team but once the players went into action I felt that Fitzmaurice made some poor calls. He welcomed Paul Galvin back from retirement when he was well past his best. The optics were also wrong there because of the family relation. He took off James O’Donoghue and Paul Geaney in Croke Park when they were the best chances for scores. Killian Young was out of football for over a year and was well past his best. We saw that in the Kildare game where Young was well beaten by Paul Cribben who scored five points from play.

There seemed to be no plan B for games where they were struggling. A case in point was Saturday last. The game plan was to loft high balls into the square where Kieran Donaghy should be at his best. This did not work out as David Hyland won every ball in this duel. The selectors waited until half time before they made the changes. They were four points in arrears at that juncture. James O’Donoghue and Kevin McCarthy came on for Donaghy and Young. They should have made those changes much earlier in the half. The subs did very well and changed the game to plan B. Neil Flynn was red carded in the 32nd minute and from the TV viewing it seemed more like a yellow card offence. Down to 14 men, Kildare struggled and once again David Clifford showed his class. He scored 2-6 which included a penalty after David Moran was brought down in the square. Kildare ended the game with 12 men. Mick O’Grady got a red card in stoppage time and Paddy Brophy was carded in the same period. At that stage they had used up all their subs. There won’t be any hurry appointing a successor to Eamonn Fitzmaurice. Jack O’Connor was a frontrunner until his under 20 team was beaten for the second year in a row. He could end up managing Kildare now that Cian O’Neill’s term is up and he will be moving to other pastures. Peter Keane is my choice for the Kerry job.



Fantasy Football Is Back! We are delighted to confirm that we will once again be running our hugely popular Fantasy Premier League competition in conjunction with our generous sponsors Brian James. Last season around 400 entrants fought it out for some fantastic prizes and we’re hoping for even more players this time out. The good news is that the league has simply been renewed from last year, so for last season’s participants all you have to do is visit the Fantasy Premier League website or app and pick your team. You will then be automatically entered into Serie A-dvertiser for the coming campaign. If this is your first time joining the

league, you can sign up by going to ‘Create and join new leagues’ and entering the code 2581843-587017. Don’t worry if you haven’t joined before the start of Week 1; you can join at any time and your points will simply be carried over. Once again the competition is free to enter and there are some fantastic prizes on offer courtesy of Brian James. A €50 voucher will be awarded every month to the highest-scoring manager and the overall winner next May will collect the grand prize of a beautiful suit.

To enter online:

• Visit • Sign-in/register and pick your team • Go to Leagues > Create and join new leagues > Join a league > Join private league and enter the code


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• Download the Official Premier League app • Go to Fantasy • Sign-in/register and pick your team • Go to Join FPL League > Private and enter the code


Legion Juniors Claim Division 1 Title Words: Adam Moynihan The Killarney Legion juniors were crowned County League Division 1 champions following a hard-fought victory over John Mitchels in Tralee last Thursday evening. I was playing in this one myself despite wrapping up last week’s Advertiser at 7.01pm – the game was at 7.30pm at John Mitchels’ pitch. I had to get dropped off at the side of the road and hop the fence around two minutes before throw-in. Gas enough. We started well and an early Micheál Devlin goal fired us into a 1-1 to no score lead. Hampered by some poor shooting, Mitchels were unable to bridge the gap until just before half time when a couple of unforced errors allowed them to steal in

for a goal and a point. The hosts led by one at the break. The second half was fiercely contested but we just managed to get our noses in front thanks to the accurate shooting of young forwards Stephen McCarthy and Finbarr Murphy. With the gap at three and the clock running down, Mitchels needed a goal. Luckily for us, we managed to dispossess them as they were building an attack and Micheál Devlin showed his soccer skills to turn his marker and seal the victory with a classy goal. It was a nice way for Micheál to sign off: he has since departed for Washington DC where he will study and play soccer at Georgetown University.

Killarney Legion 3-11 John Mitchels 1-11 Legion: Derek Twomey; Luke O’Donoghue, Colm ó Cuív, Jack Enright; Dan Devlin, Rob Leen, Denis Sheahan; Kevin O’Regan, Seán McCarthy; Adam Moynihan, Micheál Devlin, Kevin Breen; Stephen McCarthy, Conor McCarthy and Finbarr Murphy. Subs: Ciarán Lyne, Darren Looney, Cian Sheahan, Conor Lucey, Rob Lucey, Pat Mannix, Mike Cronin and Conor O’Leary. Management: Mike Devlin, John Keane, Mike Pierce and Seán O’Sullivan.





The Courtneys Take Down Annual Dr Crokes Golf Classic The Annual Dr Crokes Golf Classic took place on Mahony’s Point, Killarney Golf Club over two days on Thursday and Friday, August 2/3. There was a fantastic turnout with over 70 teams playing over the two days and the club have expressed their sincere gratitude to all those who supported the event, the staff of Killarney Golf Club who had the course in magnificent condition, Paul Cotter who supplied a beautiful barbeque after nine holes, to Clifford’s Cash & Carry and Killarney Brewing Company who sponsored the drinks and to the main sponsor, Charlie Foley’s Bar.

The winners were the Victoria House Hotel team of Johnny Courtney (14) with his three sons Creagh (11), Killian (17) and Seán (20) with a magnificent score of 109 points. 2nd: Dromhall Hotel team of Shane Kelly (18), Donie McSweeney (16), Dermot Roche (13) and John Lynch (8) with 105 points. 3rd: Killarney Autos team of Séamie O Connor (14), Phillip O’Connor (17), Paudie Lynch (13) and Brendan Lynch (13) also on 105 points. 4th: Killarney Veterinary Clinic team of James Jones (10), Ken West (17), Mike Barry (12) and Colin Moriarty

Rugby News ... Words: Liam Murphy

The rugby pre-season continues as we await Munster’s matches over the next few weeks. In the meantime, last week Munster launched a brand new European Cup kit and a brand new alternate kit ahead of the new season. The European jersey will be used for the next two Heineken Cup campaigns, keeping in line with the past European jersey being used for two seasons. I must admit that the glittery effect from the smaller coloured boxes doesn’t appeal to me, however the new alternate jersey is class. A copper green colour which is eye-catching and a layer design “inspired by the Cliffs of Moher”, I reckon the alternate strip will outsell the new European kit. This new alternate kit will see it’s first outing in a few weeks against Exeter in Cork, a match that I’m looking forward to. In other news, Simon Zebo scored two tries in two matches with his new club Racing 92, showing that the winger is settling in well at the Paris outfit. He seems to be getting on great with old stablemate Donnacha Ryan. It’s great to see Zeebs getting on well and it will be interesting to see how he does over the season. The Super Rugby championship came to an end

(12) on 103 points. 5th: AIB team of Joe Shannon (14), Colm Cooper (15), Mike O’Donoghue (18) and Mike Brosnan (4) with 103 points. 6th: Seánie Kelliher led O’Sullivan Darcy Engineering team. 7th: Niall Huggard led Lake Hotel team. 8th: EBS Killarney. Dr Crokes would like to thank all who sponsored and entered teams, sponsored tee boxes and contributed to the raffle. Your support and generosity is greatly appreciated.

Munster Unveil New European And Alternate Kits

at the weekend with Ronan O’Gara’s Canterbury Crusaders beating South Africa’s Lions 37–18 in the final at Christchurch on Saturday. The Kiwi side were outstanding and the victory gave the Crusaders their 9th Super Rugby title. It’s great to see ROG win his first piece of silverware following on from the French championship. He is really becoming a big name in coaching circles.

Following in O’Gara’s footsteps is another Munster legend, Paul O’Connell, who signed with French outfit Stade Francais as their forwards coach. It’s an excellent move for the former Ireland and Munster captain who will join former Munster scrumhalf Mike Prendergast who is also on the coaching staff. It’s great to see the Munstermen doing so well abroad.


32 Clubs In Killarney Advertiser This Week

25th Anniversary of Fr. Raphaels Ordination

To mark the 25th anniversary of Fr. Raphaels Ordination, a get-together of those who were involved in the various activities during his time in Killarney is planned for Friday 17th August in Green Room at the Gleneagle Hotel, beginning with mass at 7pm and a cup of tea etc afterwards. Tá Fáilte Roimh Chách.


LOTTO: Sunday, 5th August, no jackpot winner. Next lotto draw for a jackpot of €5,000 will be held in Galvin’s Bar on Sunday, 19th August FIXTURES: Under 12 Girls home Laune Rangers, Wed, 8th at 7pm in Mid Kerry competition. Under 12 Boys home Laune Rangers White, Thurs, 9th at 6.15pm in Mid Kerry competition. Minors home Fossa, Thurs, 9th at 7pm in round 5, East Region League RING OF THE REEKS: A huge thank you to all our generous sponsors. Once again the event was a fantastic success. and it is thanks to our sponsors, photographers, safety committee, volunteers and anybody who helped in any way

Castlerosse Golf Club

RESULTS: Competition played on Sunday 5th August 18 Hole Stableford, 1st Place, Roger O’ Sullivan (13) 38 pts (BB9), Runner-up, Danny Lynch (19) 38 pts, 3rd place, Joe Gaffey (20) 37pts. Mixed scramble (9 Hole Texas) played on Tuesday 31st July best return, Denis Tangney, Donal O’ Reilly & Denis Tangney. FIXTURES: Weekend competition, 18 Hole Stableford to be played on Saturday or Sunday. Tuesday Scramble open to all golfers Ladies & Gents. Attend club house at the Castlerosse at 6.15pm.

Castlerosse Ladies Golf Club

RESULT: Castlerosse Golf Ladies Competition played 2/8 to 4/8 9hole Stableford 1st place Diane Collins (35) 19 pts. Runner up Eileen Sugrue (36) 16pts.

Deerpark Pitch & Putt Club

LISTOWEL SCRATCH CUP: James Fleming was the winner of the Intermediate event on Monday with a score of 12 under par as John O’Brien was second with 10 under par. SUNDAY RESULTS: Two out of Three Scores to Count: Nett- Noel Moynihan, Sean Ashe & Sean O’Brien 82 2/3, Gross: Declan Kelly, Adam Kelly & Bieda Darius 104. Same draws again this Sunday at 9.15am & 11.15am. KILLARNEY GOLF CLUB: Nice also to see club members feature in Derry McCarthy’s Captain’s Prize in Killarney Golf Club last weekend. Damien Fleming won the Visitors Nett Prize while Declan Kelly won the Hole-InOne prize. It was a great event overall by Derry and it was nice to see

Deerpark members at the presentation on Sunday night. CAPTAINS PRIZES: Our Captains Prizes for Noel Moynihan and Sheila O’Donoghue take place this Friday evening with everyone asked to be present for 6pm prior to the start of play. Cost of Entry €10 with the presentation of prizes to follow afterwards. MUNSTER INTER-COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: We have representatives on all the Kerry teams heading to Parteen this weekend including Damien Fleming, John McGrath and Jason O’Brien (Senior), Gearóid Cronin, James Fleming and John O’Brien (Intermediate), Noel Moynihan (Junior) and Eoin O’Riordan Looney, Cillian Courtney, Robbie Harnett, Jack McCarthy, Erin Moloney and Fintan Martin (U-16’s). Play will take place over both Saturday and Sunday.

Flesk Valley Rowing Club

KERRY COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS: What a day it was for the Valley, bringing home no more than 8 golds, 2 silvers and 4 bronze medals. Our hat-trick heroes, Peter O Sullivan, Finn O Sullivan, Evan Kissane, Chris Carey coxed by Rory Leane got the day started with Victory in the U18 boys. They followed it up with the U21 mens and a fantastic victory in the Intermediate mens race. Our U16 girls Roisin Wall, Caoimhe O Sullivan, Neidin O Sullivan and Tara O Donoghue stormed to victory, and doubled it up with an even more impressive win in the Intermediate Ladies. U14 boys John Kelleher, Michael O Donoghue, Ben Switzer and Jack O Donoghue also brought home the gold. Our Pre-Vet men and Junior men made up the rest of our gold medal haul. Elsewhere, there were second place finishes for our U18 Girls and our Vet-Men, while our U14 Girls, U16 girls, U16 boy and Intermediate men all collected bronze. Well done to all, rowers, supporters, coaches, coxes, parents, family and friends that, were part of this historic day in the Valley. Next stop the All Irelands in Wexford where we will be hoping to replicate this success. CLOTHES COLLECTION: Flesk Valley are running a clothing collection in conjunction with National Council for the Blind. All items of clothing, except Socks, Underwear, Cushions, Duvet and Pillows are accepted. Clothing can be dropped to the Valley Boathouse during Training times between 16th-27th August.


LOTTO: 5th August 2018, numbers drawn were 2, 11, 23, 28. No jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot €5,250.

Fossa Rowing Club

FENIT REGATTA: Fenit Rowing Club hosted the final Kerry Coastal Rowing Championship on Sunday last. This was a great opportunity to get crews racing with some stiff competition, and qualified for the All-Ire-

lands. Fossa R.C was well represented with crews in most of the races. Congratulations to the Under 14 Girls, Under 16 mixed, and the Junior Ladies crews on their wins. Well done to the under 21ladies, mixed Vets and novice ladies on their 2nds, and to all crews who competed so well. Thanks to Fenit RC for a wonderful day out . ALL-IRELAND COASTAL ROWING: Our next outing will be to the All-Ireland Coastal Rowing championships which place in Wexford 17th-19th August so training for all crews will be full on over the next few weeks.

Killarney Golf and Fishing Club, Ladies’

Congratulations to our Girls U19 who won the ILGU inter club Munster finals. They overcame Lahinch in the semi finals and East Cork in the Munster finals. We are all very proud of these young ladies who are marvelous ambassadors for our club. They are off to Belfast next for the All Ireland finals where they will face Ulster on 23rd August at Knock golf course Belfast. The team is made up of Corrina Griffin, Sarah O Brien and Alicia Burke and managed by Padraig Burke and we wish them continued success in the all-Ireland finals. RESULTS: Captain Derry’s prize to the ladies, Sunday 5th August, 1st Grace Dennehy (28) 66 (Captains’ Cup), 2nd Breda Duggan (25) 69 (Bk 9), Best Gross Tracy Eakin (2) 73, 3rd Marguerita Mulcahy (20) 69 (Bk 6), 4th Sinead Galvin (20) 69 (Bk9), 5th Helen Howard (25) 69 (Bk 6), 6th Leila Moloney (17) 69 (Bk 9) (Guards’ Cup), 7th Mary Cronin (18) 69, 8th Anne Duggan (11) 70 (Bk 9), 9th Nuala Meade (21) 70 (Bk 9),Front 9 Lora Beth Malloy (29) 32.5, Back 9 Eileen Tarrant (29) 30.5,CSS 70; 13 hole single stableford return to golf 1st Patricia Walsh (36) 28 pts; Captain Derry’s prize to the girls Tuesday 31st July, 1st Corrina Griffin (6) 40 points, 2nd Sarah O’Brien (9) 31 points, 3rd Alicia Burke (12) 28 points, 4thAva Burke (36) 28 points. FIXTURE: Next week is an afternoon competition.

Kilcummin Community Notes

KILCUMMIN LOOKING GOOD: We would urge everybody to refrain from dumping litter on our roads. It’s great to see so many people taking pride in the appearance of Kilcummin and making a big effort in cleaning up the area. The appearance of the village has been commented on in a very positive way by many and a big thanks to the people who have put the time and effort in. Míle Buíochas. THANK YOU: A word of appreciation to the committees of Old Kilcummin and Holy Cross Cemeteries for all their work in preparation for the annual masses. Thanks to everyone involved in the preparation and celebration of Mass, to those who


provided car parking, help with the grass cutting, the employees of the local Community Employment Scheme for work carried out on the wheelchair bays in Holy Cross and the support of Kerry County Council. Well done to everyone ‘STEPS & TUNES’: The organising committee would like to thank everyone who attended last week’s Summer Camp and made it such a great success. Also, a big thank you to the Recreational Hall Committee for the use of their facilities. Items of clothing and shoes which were left at the camp can be collected at the Rural Development Office.


LOTTO: There was no winner on Friday 3rd August. Numbers drawn were 1, 10, 11, 20. Jackpot now €9,200.

Killarney Athletic A.F.C.

TRAINING: Seniors train Wednesday 7.00pm, Youths Thursday 6:30pm. New players welcome. 300 CLUB: Thank you for your continued support in a vital fundraiser for your community club. KILLARNEY ATHLETIC WEBSITE: Please check the website on www. or Facebook for match reports, club information and contact details. CONTACT: If you have anything to add to Killarney Athletic A.F.C. notes please contact Mary McCarrick on 087 7750773 or

Killarney Celtic

LOTTO: Numbers drawn 6,11,19,24. No jackpot winner. 2 match 3 receive €75. Next jackpot €6,800. ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC: Beaufort Golf Club on Saturday September 1st.

Killarney Golf and Fishing Club

RESULTS: Derry McCarthy’s Captain Prize, 3rd 4th and 5th August. Stableford (GOY) on Killeen. 1st Donie Macsweeney (16) 40pts + 22pts = 62pts, 2nd Denis O’Neill (15) 41pts + 21pts = 62pts, 3rd Peter Hannon (4) 39pts + 20pts = 59pts, Best Gross Ian Spillane (0) 39pts + 19pts = 58pts, 4th John Herlihy (7) 43pts + 16pts = 59pts, 5th Tim O’Donpghue (17) 38pts + 20pts = 58pts, 6th Kevin Cronin (18) 37pts + 19pts = 56pts, 7th Mike Hayes (18) 39pts + 17pts = 56pts, 8th Mark Tuite (5) 37pts + 18pts = 55pts, 9th Ryan Kelliher (5) 37pts + 17pts = 54pts, 10th Denny Lyons (9) 37pts +17pts = 54pts, 11th Sean Moynihan (5) 39pts + 15pts = 54pts, 12th Neil Kiely (11) 39pts + 15pts = 54pts, 13th Brendan O’Toole (3) 37pts + 15pts = 52pts, 14th Martin Stackpoole (16) 38pts + 14pts = 52pts, 15th Eric Dunlea (3) 37pts + 14pts = 51pts, 16th Tommy Galvin (11) 37pts + 14pts = 51pts, 17th Peter O’Brien (16) 37pts + 14pts = 51pts, 18th David Cronin (16) 37pts +



Sport 32 Clubs In Killarney Advertiser This Week 14pts = 51pts, 19th Tedso O’Connor (15) 37pts + 12pts = 49pts, 20th Jim Sheehan (13) 37pts + 10pts = 47pts, Best Senior Pat Casey (27) 37pts, Best Past Captain Declan McCarthy (10) 35pts, Guest Damien Fleming (5) 37pts, Hole in One - Declan Kelly (6th hole). Juniors Boys Prize, 1st Matt McAuliffe (24) 42pts, 2nd Brian Jnr O’Connor (28)40pts, 3rd Jack McGuire (27) 40pts.

Killarney RFC

TROPHIES RECEIVE HUGE WELCOME: Last Sunday we welcomed the Natwest 6 Nations trophy as well as the Triple Crown trophy to Aghadoe in fantastic conditions. A huge crowd came along to get their photos taken with the trophies and we were really delighted with the turnout for these VIP visitors! Thanks to everyone who came along and a special thanks to all the families in particular who took photos on the day. Well done to everyone who helped out in the running of the day. GIRLS’ TAG RUGBY: Tomorrow our Girls only 6 week tag rugby series starts at Knockreer at 11am. All girls aged between 7 and 14 are more than welcome to come along and take part. Registration is only €10 for the 6 weeks and if you would like any further details please contact Denise on 087-8064112 or Liam Murphy on 087-4145662.

Killarney Salmon & Trout Angling Club

FIXTURES: A review of our competition calendar has been conducted post our long spell of warm weather and the following dates have been earmarked for remaining competitions: 19/8/18-Juvenile Competition - Venue to be confirmed. 02/9/18Waterville Competition. 23/9/18Annual Competition - Lough Lein. 07/10/18 - Tom Bambury Memorial Competition - Lough Lein. Also a date to be pencilled in - annual dinner and prize giving, International Hotel Saturday 13th October.

Gneeveguilla Athletic Club

LOTTO: No winner of our lotto draw 03/08/2018, numbers drawn were 3, 5, 18 & 26. Next week’s jackpot €11,200 plus €1,000. 1 MILE ROAD RACE: Our summer series finished in Gneeveguilla on Wednesday last, again we had great support for the final race as we had for all other 4 in the series. Special thanks to all venues & race headquarters for the use of facilities, Barradubh – The corner Bar, Fossa - The community Centre, Knocknagree – The Fairfield Tavern, Ballydesmond – Bobs Bar, Gneeveguilla – The GAA Club Bar. It takes a lot of hands to co-ordinate and run these events, the club conveys a sincere thank you to all out helpers no matter what job is assigned to you. Thanks to secretaries, tunnel builders, road markers and measurers, medal suppliers, Gn-

eeveguillla Gaa Ladies committee, GAA Bar Staff, official timekeepers, all the stewards, the printers, John Buckley Race numbers, Hickey’s Centra Rathmore for the catering. To our own club members be that you ran or were helping, take a bow, we look forward to next year.

Muckross Rowing Club

FUNDRAISER FAMILY BBQ: The club’s Fundraiser Family BBQ is back and following the success of recent years, we are eagerly looking forward to another great day out at the end of our rowing season. The BBQ will take place at the Muckross Park Hotel from 3-6pm on Sunday 26th August. The event is generously sponsored by the Muckross Park Hotel with all proceeds raised going towards ongoing investment in club facilities and equipment. Tickets: Adult €15; U18: €10; Family: €50. To assist with numbers, please register your interest by contacting any committee or adult member before 18th August. Ticket money payable on the day. All welcome. CASTLETOWNBERE REGATTA: Well done to all our rowers who competed in the Castletownbere Regatta on Monday last. Congratulations go to Aoife Cooper, Karen Buckley, Michelle Fleming and Aoife Farrell, winners of the Womens Junior Gig. A number of our underage crews also put in some strong performances with several medals coming back to Muckross. Well done to all! JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: Best of luck to Ciara Moynihan and Ciara Browne of Workmen RC competing for Ireland at the Junior World Rowing Championships, taking place this weekend in Racice, Czech Republic.

Rathmore/ Gneeveguilla

RATHMORE COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Plans for traffic calming measures and enhanced pedestrian facilities on N72 road will be on public display from 1 August until 12 September. Submissions can be made on the proposed works, details of which are available on the Kerry County Council website and Kerry County Council offices in the Killarney Municipal District and at County Buildings in Tralee. CULLAWA RIVER: Kerry County Council engineers have identified a section downstream of the bridge, located on the R582, where a certain amount of maintenance works will be carried out when agreement with a landowner is finalized. RATHMORE COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT: RCE are recruiting for a number of positions. Applicants must be in receipt of the Relevant Social Welfare Payment and be unemployed for 12 months or more. Contact (089) 224 7454 OR email SENIOR STAR TALENT COMPETITION: We are looking for all talented over

60’s to take part in a fun talent show on Thursday 23rd August @ 8 p.m. in Teach Iosagain. If you think you can sing, dance, act, tell a joke, do magic, acrobatics or even juggle, this is the competition for you!! Cash prize for winner and prizes for runners up. All interested contact Margaret /Julett on 0647761000 for details. GNEEVEGUILLA GAA CLASSIC: 17th of August in O’Mahoney’s point, contact John Murphy for details 086 6080563. RAMBLING HOUSE: Heritage Centre Scartaglen, Monday 13th August at 9pm. Admission free, raffle and refreshments. All are welcome RECENT CHURCH GATE COLLECTIONS: A big thank you to all who helped with the “Kerry needy in England” collection and to all who supported us over the weekend. We collected a total of €1293.74 in the parish over the weekend. The Rathmore branch of Kerry Parents and Friends wish to thank you for your generosity in their recent Church Gate collection. A sum total of €1419 was collected. Thank You.

Beaufort Golf Club (Gents Branch)

RESULTS: 4th/5th August - Round 4 Golfer of The Year - 18 hole Stableford, 1st James Jones (10) 38 pts, 2nd Humphrey Kerins (24) 36 pts, 3rd Larry O’Dwyer (14) 35 pts, Category Winner: Johann Brunner (28) 33 pts. 3rd August - Open Friday - Winner: Rosemary Driscoll (20) 40 pts. 6th August - Open Day 1st Sean Fahy (18) (Beaufort Golf Club) 40 pts, 2nd Gearoid Walshe (22) (Dooks Golf Club) 40 pts, 3rd Brendan Kiery (22) (Beaufort Golf Club) 40 pts, 4th James Jones (9) (Beaufort Golf Club) 39 pts. FIXTURES: 11th/12th August - 18 Hole Stroke (Yellow Tees). Club Scramble every Wednesday –Meet at clubhouse at 5.45pm for 6.15pm shotgun start. Every Friday – Open Single Stableford– open to gents and ladies – Entry Fee €25 – Ring Clubhouse on 064-6644440 to book a tee time.

Beaufort Golf Club (Ladies Branch)

RESULTS: 4th/5th August - 18 Hole Stableford - 1st Noeleen Mackessy (24) 40 pts, 2nd Sally Cooper (19) 37 pts. 6th August Ladies Open Day, 1st Mary Jo Dowline (33) (Castlerosse Golf Club) 39 pts, 2nd Renee Clifford (28) Dooks Golf Club 37 pts, 3rd Chan Martin (20) (Killarney Golf Club) 37 pts, 4th Finola Tobin (20) (Cork Golf Club) 37 pts, 5th Valerie Clifford (33) (Tulfarris Golf Club) 36 pts. FIXTURES: 11th/12th August - Round 5 Golfer of The Year.

Ross GC, Killarney Gents Club

FIXTURE: August 11th & 12th: We will hold an Open Single Stableford competition. The timesheet is now available. Best of Luck to the Ross GC Nines of Kerry team who will play


their hosts, the Castle Ross GC in that competition on Saturday next. KILLARNEY MEDAL & TROPHY CENTRE CLUB MATCHPLAY CHAMPIONSHIP: All players are reminded to get their matches played as soon as possible.

Workmen’s Rowing Club Notes

RESULTS: Coupe de la Jeunesse, 27th-29th July, National Rowing Centre, Cork: Congratulations to Annie O’Donoghue on her recent participation in the Irish Junior Women Quad at this event. They finished a comfortable 3rd in their heat, easily qualifying for the A Final. Unfortunately the weather deteriorated and the finals were cancelled and through recorded race times, her crew were just pipped for a bronze medal by 0.3 seconds. Fenit Coastal Rowing, County Championship last Sunday 5th August: A great day for the club with all our crews showing great promise for the All-Irelands next week. The results were: 8 Golds: U18 Ladies, U21Ladies, Pre-vet Ladies, Senior Men, Vet Men, Pre-vet Mixed, Vet Mixed and Senior Mixed. 7 Silver: Senior Ladies, Vet Ladies, U16 Boys, U18 Boys, Intermediate Men, U14 Mixed, Senior Mixed. 5 Bronze: U 14 Girls, Master Ladies, U21 Men, Junior Men, Pre-Vet Men. JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: 8th-12th August, Czech Republic. Best of luck to Ciara Moynihan and Ciara Browne as they represent Ireland this weekend, with heats on Friday, semis on Saturday and Finals on Sunday. ALL-IRELAND COASTAL ROWING CHAMPS: 17th-19th August, Wexford. The Ferrycarrig Hotel will host our crews and families for this prestigious event. FUNDRAISING: Many thanks to all our collectors and to everyone who supported our Church Gate Collection last weekend.

On The Ball Dr Crokes

GOLF CLASSIC: The Annual Dr Crokes Golf Classic took place on Mahony Point over 2 days on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd of August. We had a fantastic turnout with over 70 teams playing over the 2 days and a sincere thanks to all those who supported the event. A sincere thank you also to the staff of Killarney Golf Club who had the course in magnificent condition, to Paul Cotter and all our sponsors. The winners were the Victoria House Hotel team of father Johnny Courtney(14) with his 3 sons Creagh (11) Killian (17) and Sean (20)with a magnificent score of 109 points. Second were the Dromhall Hotel team of Shane Kelly (18) Donie McSweeney (16) Dermot Roche (13) and John Lynch (8) with 105 points. Third also on 105 points was the Kil-


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larney Autos team of Seamie O Connor (14) Phillip O Connor (17) Paudie Lynch (13) and Brendan Lynch (13) 4th on 103 points was the Killarney Veterinary Clinic team of James Jones (10), Ken West (17), Mike Barry (12) and Colin Moriarty (12) while 5th was the AIB team of Joe Shannon (14),Colm Cooper (15) Mike O Donoghue (18) and Mike Brosnan (4) also with 103 points. 6th was the Seanie Kelliher led O Sullivan Darcy Engineering team, 7th was the Niall Huggard led Lake Hotel team while the EBS Killarney team was 8th.

East Kerry GAA

EAST REGION MINOR LEAGUE: Fossa 6-17 Firies 5-13. FINALS - MD O’SHEA EAST REGION U14 LEAGUE: Division 5, Rathmore 4-21 Beaufort 4-10. Division 6, Spa 3-8 Gneeveguilla 3-6, Killarney Legion 5-20 Killcummin 5-10 POC FADA: St. Patrick’s East Kerry Hurling Club extend an open invitation to participate in a Poc Fada competition next Saturday at Killarney Racecourse. Starting at 10am, this promises to be a great and fun event. Juvenile teams of 3- €15; Senior teams of 3- €30. Register in advance and save €5/team. Call or text 087-2884478 or 087-3498507.

Firies Coiste na nOg

Congratulations to Stephen Palmer and Brian McCarthy who represented Firies GAA in the Kerry South Developmental Squad who hailed victorious in the recent Jim Power Tournament. Well done to both players, our club is extremely proud of both your commitment and performance.

Fossa GAA

MINORS: Fossa 6-17 Firies 5-13. This was a great showing from this minor team with Shane O’Sullivan pulling off some breathtaking saves in goal, the defence was excellent all through, our midfield worked really hard and the forwards were outstanding with Killian Buckley kicking some brilliant scores and Cian O’Shea showed why he is one of our most promising young players with an awesome display of fielding, pow-

erful running and scoring. U-14 BOYS: Fossa U-14s played the East Kerry League final last Monday in Fossa against Glenflesk. Having won all four games in getting to the final it was not to be their day. Glenflesk were 2-06 to 05 ahead at half time, we were left with an uphill battle and on the night we just didn’t get to the level we needed to. The game finished Glenflesk 3-12, Fossa 1-09. We were hit by a few injuries on the night and hope the recovery time will be short. Best on the night were Ryan O’Leary, Peadar Kelliher, Daragh O’Brien and Rian Colleran. Scorers were Harry Kelly 6pts, Rocco Sheehan 1goal, Seán Dineen 2pts and Ryan O’Leary 1pt.

Listry GAA

LOTTO: 11,14, 15, 21. No jackpot winner. Next week’s Jackpot €7,250. U16 COUNTY LEAGUE RD 5: Keel Listry 2.15 Castlegregory 2.18. U14 EAST KERRY LEAGUE FINAL: Cordal Scart 5.07 Keel Listry 1.09 JUNIOR FOOTBALL LEAGUE FINAL: Congratulations to Listry Junior team that defeated St. Michaels/Filmore in Group 4 Co. League Final on 3rd August in Sullivan’s Park Killorglin. Listry1.14 St. Michaels/Filemore 1.9

Gneeveguilla GAA

LOTTO: There was no winner of last week’s lotto, numbers drawn 1,2,16,29. Next week’s jackpot is €5,000, thanks for your continued support. GOLF CLASSIC: 17th of August in O’Mahoney’s point, contact John Murphy for details 086 6080563. CÚL CAMP: Gneeveguilla from Aug 13th to 17th.

Killarney Legion GAA

COUNTY JUNIOR FINAL: Killarney Legion 3-11 John Mitchels 1-11. A much deserved win for this group who were unlucky to lose another final after extra time but they made no mistake this time. Incidentally this highlight will be young Micheál Devlin’s last game in a Legion shirt for a while as he takes up his place in Georgetown University in the U.S.and we wish him all the very best in the future. Well done to dad Mike

U-14 EK Div 2 Champions 2018 Legion 5-20 Kilcummin 5-9

senior and his management team who had their squad ready and able for the final. U14 EASTY KERRY SEMI-FINAL: The u14’s had a good win against Dr.Crokes in the East Kerry semi-final. Despite dominating possession and the play in general it took them a little time to transfer their dominance onto the scoreboard. When they did get going they registered a very healthy 4-7 to 2-4 at the break. Another early goal at the start of the second half by the Legion saw the 5 goal rule invoked and this resulted in them taking points rather than goals from then on. In the end they had a comfortable winning margin which saw them qualify for the final where they meet Kilcummin. COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP: The first round county championship draw threw up an interesting pairing for us as we meet East Kerry neighbours Rathmore. Recent history shows very little between the two sides and this should be another close encounter. FIXTURE: Co.League Final Rd, Killarney Legion v Beaufort, Derreen, provisionally Sunday 19th August, time to be announced. KERRY GO OUT: Not what Kerry supporters would have thought or wanted at the start of the super 8’s but alas Kerry have a long lay-off from competitive football ahead. Great to see James get his goal and with being on the field is definitely nudging closer to himself. Well done also to Brian who performed so well on his return between the posts.


COISTE NA NÓG: ABC AND U6 are taking a break for two weeks. The U8s continue Saturday mornings 1011am. U14 COUNTY LEAGUE: Hard luck to our boys who lost to Beaufort in the semi final. Great team effort with brilliant players. The future looks bright. KERRY SENIOR MANAGER: Thank you, Éamonn Fitzmaurice, for your commitment over the past six years as manager and before that, as a player. You brought great joy to us here in Kerry, as a Manager, winning 6 Munster, 1 National League and 1 All Ireland Title. We might not agree


always, with your tactical decisions, but that’s the nature of the GAA. No excuses for the cowardarly actions of a few, as no one deserves to receive hate mail and shame on them! You gave it your all and for that we applaude you. We wish you all the best for the future in your new job and to your family. Míle buíochas. CLOTHES COLLECTION: Please drop off your used (any condition) but clean clothes, shoes etc to the clubhouse. Further info contact Anne Holland 0857780883. LOTTO: Numbers drawn in the Torc Hotel were 3,15,24,27, No jackpot winner. Next week’s jackpot €6900 in McSweeney Arms.


GLENFLESK SENIORS: (sponsered by o briens topoil and the kerryway) Our Senior team play the final Rd of Co. League on Sunday August 19th against Na Gaeil at 1pm in Glenflesk. KERRY MINORS: Best of luck to Mark Kelliher and Patrick Darcy and the Kerry Minors in the All Ireland semi final versus Monaghan on Sunday. GLENFLESK U14S: Huge congratulations to the Glenflesk U14 team and management on winning the East Kerry Division 1 title against Fossa. Both teams played great football on the night in a very sporting encounter with Glenflesk emerging winners 3-12 to 1-9. This panel of players and management team of David O’Donoghue, Seamus O’Brien and Kian Crowley have now won both County League Division 1 and East Kerry Division 1 titles in 2018 which is a remarkable achievement and testament to all members of the panel GLENFLESK LOTTO: No winner of the lotto which took place in the Kerryway on 30/07/18 Jackpot - €4400. Numbers were 2 10 11 14. The next draw will take place in John Dans on 13/08/18 and the Jackpot is €4600 RAHEEN N.S: Congratulation to Aisling O Riordan who had the winning lotto no. 24 on Saturday the 4th of August and to Nicole Warren who had no. 5 on Saturday the 28th of July.

The Killarney Golf Club Girls U-19 team who recently won the Munster final.


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