A Loreto nun working as a school principal in war-torn South Sudan is to be the recipient of the tenth international humanitarian award in honour of the Killarney priest, Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty.
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
The Vatican has recognised the “moral courage” of an Irish priest who helped save thousands of Jewish people and Allied PoWs from the Nazis during the Second World War in occupied Rome.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
The recipient of the 2014 Hugh O’Flaherty International Humanitarian award is to be the surgeon, Dr John Beavis, the founder of an organisation dedicated to the relief of suffering and poverty in conflict zones.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
A half-century after his passing, the deeds of a heroic Irish priest who helped saved thousands of people in Nazi-occupied Rome during the Second World War are still talked about.
Thu, 31 Oct, 2013
A bronze statue of an Irish priest credited with saving the lives of thousands of people in Rome during the Second World War will soon grace his hometown.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013
A prestigious humanitarian award, which honours an heroic Cork-born priest and was initially introduced for individuals, now includes organisations and teams.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2012
A statue is to be erected in Killarney commemorating Second World War hero Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty, who risked his life to save over 6,500 Jewish people and British POWs from the Nazis in German-occupied Rome.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
As plans to erect a monument in Killarney to renowned humanitarian Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty progress, a trip to Rome is being organised for devotees of the war hero.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2012
TOURISM and business interests locally have warned the future of Kerry Airport could depend on the continuation of a government subsidy, through the Public Service Obligation (PSO) contract payment.
Mon, 13 Dec, 2010
TRANSPORT Minister Noel Dempsey last night met nine of Kerry’s TDs and senators in Dublin in the wake of Ryanair’s decision to cut its Kerry/Dublin service.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
HOPES are rising that the virtual disappearance of horse dung from the streets of Killarney could help the tourist haven win the top award in the national Tidy Towns competition.
Wed, 25 Aug, 2010
KERRY is set to capitalise on the huge international publicity given to the 3 Irish Open Golf Championship, held in Killarney.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2010
TOURISM and business interests in Killarney yesterday appealed to a group of local workers not go ahead with a decision to protest during the 3 Irish Open Golf Championship in the town, later this month.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2010
AN experienced detective has been appointed to investigate the illegal poisoning of protected eagles in Co Kerry, Gardaí confirmed yesterday.
Thu, 13 May, 2010
Some 75,000 golf fans are set to give Kerry a €30m tourism boost next year, business chiefs said today.
Mon, 30 Nov, 2009
Freed aid worker Sharon Commins has been honoured with a humanitarian award.
Sun, 08 Nov, 2009
IT MAY be a poor season, but top tourist town Killarney is “bullish” about the future, according to business leaders.
Wed, 13 Aug, 2008
DRIVERS in Kerry have been urged to take special care during the August bank holiday, following a recent series of road deaths in the county.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2008
A LEADING tourism figure in the south-west, who yesterday warned it would be a “tough year” as far as the American market is concerned, welcomed a new marketing initiative.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2008
A NATIONAL route linking Cork and Kerry continues to be a key negative factor for tourists travelling to Killarney, it has been claimed.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2007
IT’S an ill wind that doesn’t blow somebody some good, as a recreational facility in Kenmare discovered this summer.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2007
AS the tourist season reaches its peak, the industry in Killarney was yesterday urged to use phosphate-free cleaning agents to protect the world-famous lakes, a renowned scenic attraction.
Thu, 02 Aug, 2007
DESPITE objections from farmers, white-tailed sea eagles are to be introduced into Kerry this year.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2007
KERRY councillor Michael Healy-Rae yesterday came under fire for “scaremongering” about plans to re-introduce white-tailed sea eagles to the south-west.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern and Tourism Minister John O’Donoghue have signed a petition supporting a plan to re-introduce white-tailed sea eagles to Kerry, it was revealed yesterday.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2007
THE tourism industry, community organisations and conservationists came out strongly, at the weekend, in support of a controversial plan to reintroduce the white-tailed sea eagle to the south-west.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2007
Wed, 16 Feb, 2005
LIMERICK IT, who host this year’s Datapac Fitzgibbon Cup weekend, will be anxious to be involved but must first beat Cork IT in Saturday’s quarter-final.
Tue, 15 Feb, 2005
KILLARNEY has been chosen to host an informal council meeting of the EU’s agriculture ministers from May 9-11 next year.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2003
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