By Michelle Crean
A well-known local make-up artist is once again using her skills to benefit others.
Annette O’Brien who has won numerous awards for her talents is this year teaming up with a hairdresser and skincare guru and will post three tutorials online to raise funds for Darkness Into Light taking place on May 8.
Last year she raised €2,400 for Pieta House and has so far this year raised almost €1,700 of her €300 target.
“I will showcase an in-depth make-up tutorial of 2021 make-up techniques to help “lift” and give the skin a “glow”,” Annette told the Killarney Advertiser.
“I’ll teach you the correct way to use your brushes plus tell you all about my favourite products to use for every type of skin.”
Along with Annette’s tutorial, participants can avail of a fantastic hair tutorial from Audrey of Upstyle Junkie who will showcase two tutorials; an easy upstyle and an easy half up half down style plus tips to get everyone through to the end of this lockdown.
Sherna Malone, skincare guru, will chat about her favourite skincare products and what to do to get skin summer ready.
Donate €15 to avail of the tutorials with the full amount going to Pieta House, Annette explained.
“All three tutorials will be pre-recorded and in a group together for you to access easily from today (Friday) for as long as you want. I’ll need an email address to add participants in to it and you can donate via www.idonate.ie/AnnetteOBrienMUA until the end of May.”
Darren completes epic run for Crumlin
By Grigoriy Geniyevskiy
A senior player and coach with Killarney Athletic has completed an epic challenge for Crumlin Children’s Hospital.
Darren O’Sullivan ran four miles every four hours for 48 hours over the long weekend to raise the funds.
He completed his final run from Port Road and made his way onto Countess Road and Rookery Road before finishing by Woodlawn Road. Darren started his run on Saturday at 4pm and completed his run on Monday at 4pm – and has raised a total of €953.
Darren said that he was raising money for the Children’s Health Foundation Crumlin as it is close to his heart because he has seen them help so many children and their families.
Darren had been training for three weeks to be able to complete the run.
“Getting up in the morning and starting the run was the hardest part,” he said.
“I would like to thank Killarney Athletic for supporting me. Thank you to those who donated and I was also thinking of doing something similar next year, I’d love to do it again.”
Time to get on your bikes as new 750m Killarney cycleway opens
Cathaoirleach of Killarney Municipal District, Cllr Brendan Cronin, officially opened the Muckross Road to Ross Road Cycleway, adding a key link to the town’s cycling and pedestrian pathways. The scheme, which was constructed by Daniel Canty, under the supervision of Killarney Municipal District Engineers John Ahern and Stephen Sheehan, started in November 2020 and despite […]
Cathaoirleach of Killarney Municipal District, Cllr Brendan Cronin, officially opened the Muckross Road to Ross Road Cycleway, adding a key link to the town’s cycling and pedestrian pathways.
The scheme, which was constructed by Daniel Canty, under the supervision of Killarney Municipal District Engineers John Ahern and Stephen Sheehan, started in November 2020 and despite stoppages due to COVID, has finished in time for the summer season.
The 750m cycleway joins the Ross Road and Muckross Road, in an off-road, safe route, funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport and the National Transport Authority under their Active Travel Measures scheme.
The Cathaoirleach, Cllr Cronin, welcomed the development of the route, praising all those who had been involved in driving this project to completion.
“It is a project that has been on the agenda for quite some time, and significant work has been carried out by the Elected Members, Council officials and local communities in making it a reality,” he said. “I want to pay tribute to everyone involved in bringing it from the drawing board to official opening.” Councillor Cronin acknowledged the input of former Councillor Michael Gleeson who was in attendance at the opening.
“Over the past 18 months, with the various restrictions due to COVID, the ability for people to be able to go out for a cycle or a walk has been critical for their well-being. The development of such a key outdoor recreation project is crucial for the town and we look forward to being able to further continue the development of such dedicated cycleways and pathways.”
Municipal District Manager, Angela McAllen also praised all those who have been involved in the project, and pointed to the importance of having such projects shovel-ready in terms of design and planning, to be able to take advantage when national funding for projects such as these become available.
“This is a key link between the Muckross and Kenmare estates, and with fantastic views along the river, it is something that young and old can enjoy in a safe, vehicle-free setting,” she said. “We are committed to improving the cycling and walking provision for residents and visitors to this county, in keeping with the objectives of the County Development Plan and the desire for greater access for all ages.”
Fr Niall Howard finished with a blessing as part of the opening and acknowledged the importance of a quiet space for walking and cycling.
Picture This announce Killarney gigs
Following on from being the fastest act ever to sell out the Gleneagle INEC Arena, with tickets going in under five minutes, Picture This have announced their only Irish shows of 2021 with a three-night run at the Killarney venue on December 16 -18. These exclusive gigs coincide with the release of their brand-new album […]
Following on from being the fastest act ever to sell out the Gleneagle INEC Arena, with tickets going in under five minutes, Picture This have announced their only Irish shows of 2021 with a three-night run at the Killarney venue on December 16 -18.
These exclusive gigs coincide with the release of their brand-new album ‘Life in Colour’ set to be released June 25 via Republic Records.
“We are so excited to be playing at the INEC Arena this December,” Picture This frontman, Ryan Hennessy said.
“It is a place that holds many fond memories for us from starting out in the Acoustic Club to selling out the arena in record time. We have missed the atmosphere and the people so much and can’t wait to be reunited!”
Representing music’s biggest global underdog story, Picture This have unassumingly captivated listeners in every corner of the world, amassing nearly 300 million total streams, selling out stadiums, and inspiring praise from Billboard, ThisSongIsSick, and many more.
Their new album ‘Life in Colour’ boasts hits such as ‘Things Are Different’, ‘LA House Party’ and ‘Unconditional’. Thus far, tracks from the record have already gathered over 25 million total streams and counting prior to its arrival.
Tickets from €49.90 plus booking fees for these exclusive shows go on sale this Friday at 9am www.inec.ie and www.ticketmaster.ie.
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