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Become part of the Musical Society’s crew

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By Michelle Crean

It doesn't matter if you can't act or sing - or are a little shy - as there's plenty of behind the scenes jobs available for the Killarney Musical Society's 2023 production.

And your chance to get involved is next Friday night (September 2) at the Society's launch night of 'A Musical Journey' in the Dromhall Hotel at 8pm.

Committee members Sorcha O'Connor, Ilona McCubbrey, Jack Brosnan, Linda O'Donoghue, Bríd O'Callaghan, Phil Spillane, Lucy O'Mahony, Maria O'Sullivan Slattery and Mary O'Callaghan make up the committee and are looking for all hands on deck to help make it a success.

If you've always wanted to get involved but are stage shy, Linda says that now is the time to involved.

"If you think you would like to join Killarney Musical Society come to our launch night. It's open to everybody," PRO Linda O'Donoghue told the Killarney Advertiser.

"The Musical Society is more than just singing and dancing. We always have a top class and hard working cast and crew. There's backstage jobs like making props, lighting, costumes and more. We will introduce our fantastic production team. We will let you in on some of our secrets! We want people to know that they are more than welcome and that there's no age limit. You will get information about auditions which will take place on Sunday September 11," she added.

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Festive jumpers and a Kerry jersey brings fundraiser to €10k

By Michelle Crean Jumpers have helped to raise almost €10k so far – but now it’s a very special jersey which could drive the fundraising numbers up! A Kerry football […]

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By Michelle Crean

Jumpers have helped to raise almost €10k so far – but now it’s a very special jersey which could drive the fundraising numbers up!

A Kerry football jersey signed by the 2022 All-Ireland winning team is up for grabs via a fundraising link once a donation is made to the Presents for Palliative fundraiser.

On Friday eight local schools including Holy Cross Mercy, Killarney Community College, Presentation Monastery, Lissivigeen, St Brendan’s College, St Brigid’s, St Francis Special School, and St Oliver’s
swapped their uniforms for their most colourful festive gear with funds going to help the amazing services in the Palliative Care Unit/Kerry Hospice Foundation.

“The day took place across the schools involved last Friday (December 2) and looks like it has been a success,” teacher Elaine Moynihan from St Brendan’s College told the Killarney Advertiser.

“The donations from the schools are still being counted but students look to be on their way towards making their goal of €10k.”

The iDonate ‘Fundraising For Kerry Hospice Foundation’ has been very helpful in this regard, she added.

“Anyone who donates via the link and leaves their name will be in with a chance to win a Kerry jersey signed by the 2022 All-Ireland winning team which will be presented to them before Christmas by a couple of members of the team.

“This was organised by the students involved in the fundraiser as a way to say thanks, and give back, to the members of the community who have gotten involved in the event – the link is live until December 18 and the draw will be made the following day.”

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Killarney punter secures €50,000 in EuroMillions draw

A lucky Killarney punter got an early Christmas present when they scooped €50,000 in the EuroMillions ‘Ireland Only Raffle’. The winning ticket, sold in the Lidl supermarket on the Tralee road, was […]

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A lucky Killarney punter got an early Christmas present when they scooped €50,000 in the EuroMillions ‘Ireland Only Raffle’.

The winning ticket, sold in the Lidl supermarket on the Tralee road, was valid for Tuesday night’s special draw.

The Killarney winner was one of 10 who each secured the €50,000 windfall.

“The National Lottery can reveal that three players in Dublin, three players in Cork and one player in Kerry, Roscommon, Kildare and Wexford all scooped the special raffle prize which was the seventh of 12 draws in the National Lottery’s ’12 Draws of Christmas’ promotion,” said a National Lottery statement.

The eighth draw will take place tonight (December 9) where 10 more players are guaranteed to win the amazing prizes.

Meanwhile, a player in Belgium scooped the EuroMillions Jackpot prize worth an astonishing €142,897,164.

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