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A WORTHWHILE YEAR FOR THESE GRADUATES!

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Back row – Left to right Michelle O Sullivan, Georgina O Shea, Sadie Murphy, Kaylyn Murhill, Natalia Kennedy, Anne Lynch, Sara Fitzgerald, Sally Almanassier, Jessica Chain, Elaine Kearney

Front row – Left to right Christopher Buckley, Tara O Shea (Tutor), John Keane (Course Coordinator), Dympna Healy (Tutor), Marie McKenna (Tutor), Igor Lozko

Congratulations to the Office Administration Class of 2017/2018 on the successful completion of their studies from the Principal and Staff of Killarney Community College!  Continuing on the education pathway is on the cards for some of these graduates who have already committed to courses in Third Level Education. Other graduates have already secured full and part-time administrative employment. We here in the College wish them all the very best in their future pursuits.

Why not make your year worthwhile with our PLC Office Administration course in Killarney Community College. UP SKILLING, RESKILLING, GAP YEAR, RETURN TO WORK, PROGRESSION ROUTE TO COLLEGE, LEARN NEW SKILLS…..build your confidence with this highly successful one year full-time course in Killarney.  Acquire key information technology and typing skills, learn bookkeeping/accounting procedures and office administration expertise. Course Director John Keane highly recommends this course which upholds its reputation on the success of past students in employment both locally and abroad and Third Level progression.

It should be noted that since 2006 Killarney Community College has been providing our students with an advanced progression route into Year 2 of the Higher Certificate or BA (Hons) in Business Information Management in the Institute of Technology, Tralee.  Many of our past graduates have achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Business and some have gone on to pursue a career in teaching.

Killarney Community College has a strong connection with businesses and employers in the locality leading to effective opportunities for work experience and employment.

If you are interested in an opportunity like this, course details and online application are available online at www.killarneycc.ie

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Training day for junior rowers

By Michelle Crean Junior members of Muckross Rowing Club were delighted to take part in a training day recently to fine tune their skills for upcoming events. Beginner to Junior 18 members competed in 19 races. The 500m sprints were held in octuples, quads and doubles. “Taking part in this sprint regatta will help Junior […]

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By Michelle Crean

Junior members of Muckross Rowing Club were delighted to take part in a training day recently to fine tune their skills for upcoming events.

Beginner to Junior 18 members competed in 19 races. The 500m sprints were held in octuples, quads and doubles.

“Taking part in this sprint regatta will help Junior Members prepare for upcoming regattas which are hoped to take place this summer,” Shóna O’Sullivan said.

“Those racing were cheered on by their fellow team mates at the Garden Quays. The races were exciting to watch, especially the races that ended in a photo finish.”

The competitors refuelled with a barbecue cooked by Bernie and Seamus O’Sullivan, she added.

“Thanks to Bernie, Seamus, all coaches and committee members that helped this training session run successfully in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.”

On the same day Seán Daly Chairperson of Muckross Rowing Club presented Jane and Lila Ryan with Honorary Associated Membership for their generous contribution of €500 to the club.

“Our rowing club are extremely grateful for their generosity.”

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Hike up Strickeen Mountain for air ambulance

  Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance. The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab. It […]

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Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance.

The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab.

It is expected that the 7.5km hike will take around three hours to complete and participants will benefit from the expertise of Krzysztof for a minimum donation €10 per person or €20 per family.

Strickeen Mountain is the eastern most peak of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and the hike will start from the Gap of Dunloe at 11am on the day.

As an added bonus fruit and water, donated by local supermarkets including Lidl, Aldi and Daly’s SuperValu, will be provided. The first 20 to register will receive a limited edition Irish Community Air Ambulance face covering snood.

“This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has never climbed this mountain, but wants to do it with the help of an experienced guide,” Donie Lucey, who is one of the Irish Community Air Ambulance’s chief fundraisers, said.

Further details are available from Donie on 086 854 5873 or from Krzysztof on 087 7589697 after 6pm.

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Golf club launches Summer Series competition

By Sean Moriarty Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality. The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer. Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality.

The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer.

Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at the famed Killeen course this coming Wednesday (June 23). This series will continue every Wednesday for eight weeks and top five scorers on each date will qualify for a Grand Final which is scheduled for Sunday, August 22.

“We are delighted to launch the ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series. This is a singles stableford event taking place on the Irish Open course, Killeen,” said the club’s marketing manager Meg Dalton. “With over €8,000 worth of prizes to be won, this is an event not to be missed. The first opportunity to qualify for the grand final is Wednesday.”

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