David Brent’s big-screen outing has received mixed reviews, with critics calling the Ricky Gervais movie both “excruciatingly brilliant” and a “slowly unfolding disappointment”.
Fri, 12 Aug, 2016
Brotherly love is always a winner — even in elections.
Fri, 16 May, 2014
A renowned beauty spot and a magnet for tourists for more than 250 years, Killarney, which likes to dub itself the “tourism capital”, has always seen itself as a place apart.
Mon, 21 Apr, 2014
A claim that there will be “utter bedlam’’ in a top tourist town during the summer following the abolition of the town council has been rejected by a senior manager.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he would continue to resist pressure on him to drop his foreign affairs post and hit out at those who argued it was not a domestic brief.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2013
In a further blow to the Labour party, one of the country’s longest-serving town councillors yesterday announced he is leaving the party.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
A Kerry councillor has become the latest Labour politician to resign from the party.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
THEY are dismissed as con artists or depicted as cinematic heroes, as authentic as the ghoulish Halloween figures they battle.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
A number of Catholic priests have been specifically trained to carry out exorcisms in response to a growing demand from parishioners around the country.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
The escalating cost of agricultural land is making it difficult to acquire land for burial ground in an area already short of publicly- owned grave plots.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
All-Ireland SFC winners Ray Silke, Brian Mullins, Jimmy Deenihan and Pat Spillane are amongst the stars set to be inducted into the University of Limerick’s Sports Hall of Fame later this month.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2013
Irish Examiner reporter Donal Hickey has received a civic award for his contribution to journalism.
Fri, 21 Jun, 2013
A former mayor from a soon-to-be-abolished local authority has described, as “ridiculous”, a government direction to formulate a six-year development plan.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013
Time is running out for efforts to acquire land for a burial ground in Killarney.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
A €1.5m centre for the homeless is to be provided in a Co Kerry town, with construction work expected to start in the next two months.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2013
A leading industrialist, whose companies continue to increase employment despite the recession, was honoured in Killarney, Co Kerry, last night.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012
Killarney will face “dire consequences” because of the forthcoming abolition of its town council, it has been claimed.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Legal obstacles may have to be removed to make land available for a badly needed burial ground in Killarney.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2012
A mansion undergoing a €7m refurbishment is to become the main visitor and interpretive centre for Killarney National Park and South Kerry.
Wed, 05 Sep, 2012
One of the country’s top tourist town has given the thumbs down to a gaming arcade.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2012
Four mayors yesterday protested at what they described as “exhorbitant” parking charges at Kerry General Hospital, Tralee.
Tue, 14 Aug, 2012
Killarney, in which more businesses are reported to be closing than opening, has mixed views on an American-style trading idea.
Wed, 11 Jul, 2012
Two Killarney brothers who have opposed each other in elections and in the council chamber, have shown that blood is, truly, thicker than water.
Wed, 27 Jun, 2012
A town council has narrowly voted to press ahead with plans for a graveyard overlooking the lakes of Killarney — amid resistance from a major tour operator, a five-star hotel and a number of local residents.
Thu, 17 May, 2012
A planning application for a €15m green energy system for Killarney is due to be lodged with the town council within six weeks.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
A top tourist town may pedestrianise some of its main streets in a bid to attract visitors and create a lively atmosphere on summer nights.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
A local authority has bowed to pressure from residents opposed to a new roadway aimed at relieving traffic congestion in Killarney.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
ONE of the country’s largest mental hospitals should remain in public ownership, a town council has said.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2012
A CRACKDOWN on drivers who park in spaces reserved for disabled people is to get under way in Killarney.
Mon, 12 Dec, 2011
THE HSE has promised to review parking charges at Kerry General Hospital in Tralee and have pledged to deal more “sympathetically” with relatives of long stay patients.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
THE Labour Party’s first mayor of Killarney has expressed doubts over membership of the party after a row over ex-TD Breeda Moynihan-Cronin decision to re-enter politics.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
A CALL for a CCTV system to monitor public order on the streets of top tourist town Killarney has been supported by only some local elected representatives.
Fri, 10 Dec, 2010
CONVICTED drug dealers will be evicted from council houses in Killarney under a new draft anti-social behaviour policy adopted by the local town council.
Mon, 29 Nov, 2010
TOWN councillors in Killarney are to have their income and expenses published “to take the mystery” out of what elected representatives get for their services.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2009
A CAMPAIGN is under way to clean up derelict sites and buildings in tourist haven Killarney.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2009
A KILLARNEY councillor whose sons are in the jarvey business, was forced to leave a local town council meeting, under the ethics in public office regulations.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2009
A REQUEST from the Presentation Sisters in Killarney to have a portion of their lands zoned for town centre facilities has been refused by the local town council.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2009
CONVICTED drug dealers will be evicted from council houses in Killarney under a draft antisocial behaviour policy adopted by the town council.
Thu, 09 Oct, 2008
SPEED ramps may be built on roads in residential areas of Killarney to slow down drivers.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2008
TOP tourist town Killarney, which likes to call itself Heaven’s Reflex, has given the thumbs-down to sex shops.
Wed, 09 Jul, 2008
TAXI drivers in tourist haven Killarney are facing unfair competition from drivers coming in from other areas — including Cork, it has been claimed.
Wed, 14 May, 2008
MOVES are under way to convert a piece of land in Killarney National Park into a town park, which would be only a few minutes’ walk from the town centre.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2008
A GROWING number of high-rise buildings are taking from the beauty of Killarney and blocking off views traditionally enjoyed by local people and visitors, it has been claimed.
Mon, 25 Feb, 2008
A CONTROVERSIAL €16 million sports complex is to open in Killarney in early summer.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2008
ALMOST a third of householders in Killarney do not have to pay for their refuse collection service, it has emerged.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2007
LANDOWNERS on the northern and western outskirts of Killarney are set for a huge financial windfall, with large amounts of property due to be zoned for housing.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
THE controversy surrounding land zoning in tourist haven Killarney rumbles on.
Wed, 05 Dec, 2007
A RESEARCH group is being set up in Killarney to look into the possibility of providing a “skills track” for young drivers.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2007
PROBLEMS in evicting drug dealers living in local authority housing in Killarney were highlighted at a town council meeting.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2007
KERRY county councillors have done a major U-turn on a vexed rezoning issue, following intense pressure from an angry community.
Thu, 08 Mar, 2007
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