The site of one of Europe’s once-great Roman/Turkish baths and hydrotherapy complexes, the Hydro in Tower, Blarney — near the world-renowned Blarney Castle which attracts nearly 500,000 visitors a year — has been earmarked for a €35m nursing home and associated house development.
Thu, 01 Nov, 2018
Jonny Bonner produced a man-of-the-match performance, grabbing both goals as IT Carlow regained the Colleges And Universities Premier League title after a gap of four years in a narrow win over Cork’s Coláiste Stiofáin Naofa in a pulsating final at Haddon Park Killester.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
A builder who had left his vans as a protest on the site of luxury upmarket holiday homes near Waterville for which he had never been fully paid has secured a court order to allow him to remove US-style fridge freezers, part of a sound system, microwaves, condenser driers, kitchen islands, and other contents.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
As the Wexford fans celebrated on the pitch, manager David Power took to the sanctuary of a spare dressing room to explain the emergence of his new look young charges while just down the corridor his Down counterpart Jim McCorry struggled with the bitter disappointment of defeat.
Mon, 29 Jun, 2015
A SUPER-STRONG land sale result in the heart of Killarney by the National Park at Port Road, via private auction, “is very good news for Killarney,” says local agent Tom Spillane, as 6.45 acres of residential development land sold for €2.45 million, for a receiver.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
A Kerry seaside holiday home scheme with 11, large well-built homes with stone facades is for sale for a receiver, guiding €1.2 million, while local reports also suggest the imminent sale of a local hotel or two, to US-based buyers.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2015
At the start of yesterday’s inquest into the deaths of Martin McCarthy and his daughter Clarissa, coroner Frank O’Connell warned that “the atmosphere could get a little uncomfortable”. He was talking about the stuffy heat in the crowded room, but he was right in more ways than one
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
IT’S another tough ask for Kerry senior hurling champions Kilmoyley this year, as once again they face the Cork champions in the first round of the Munster intermediate club championship (like several counties in other provinces, the Kerry senior champions are allowed compete at the lower grade).
Sat, 31 Oct, 2009