A motion tabled this week by Dr Crokes to change the method used by Kerry in deciding which senior club represents the county in the Munster Senior Club Championship found little favour with delegates at a county board meeting and was withdrawn.
Kerry County Council has begun to outline its application for a greenway cycle and walkway through small farms and towns along the old railway line skirting the N70 Ring of Kerry in south Kerry, which was announced in 2014, but which has still to be constructed.
The nature of limestone is defined by severe erosion as the carboniferous rock dissolves. This is seen most dramatically in the Burren, where underground rivers, clints, grykes, and erratics lend dramatic consequence to the landscape. Where limestone outcrops occur off the coast the severe erosion is augmented by the power of the sea producing often exotic shapes.
The All-Ireland replay on Saturday has the town of Kenmare buzzing. Two of Kerry’s top stars play with local club Kenmare Shamrocks and since the drawn final two weeks ago almost every boy is puffing his cheeks and taking frees like Stephen O’Brien and Sean O’Shea.
Glorious Glengarriff and Garinish, the ‘near island’,can indeed be called gems in that they are precious, more precious with every passing year, trenchant survivors of that classical Irish scenery beloved of Victorians, trees and mountains reflected on still brown waters.