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‘Birds of the Kerry Biosphere’ calendar to be launched on Tuesday

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Join storytellers, musicians and singers for an evening’s entertainment in Cronins Yard next Tuesday (June 21).

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Taking place from 7.30pm until 9.30pm, it's part of the ‘Birds of The Kerry Biosphere’ events series to celebrate the Summer Solstice in Ireland's Highest Mountains.

Hosted by the team at the Kerry Biosphere Reserve, the evening promises fun for all the family as they celebrate the connections to the area’s natural heritage through traditional music, storytelling and more.

The evening will also launch the 2023 ‘Birds of the Kerry Biosphere’ calendar and an exhibition of all artwork submitted by primary school pupils from all over the county to the ‘Birds of the Kerry Biosphere’ calendar art competition will also be on display. This year the competition received 298 entries from Juniors up to Sixth Class.

It's part of an ongoing series of events supported by the Creative Ireland Kerry Programme celebrating the Birds of the Kerry Biosphere.

This event is free to attend, however booking is required.

Visit www.birdsofthekerrybiosphere.eventbrite.ie to book your place.
Refreshments will be served.

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​​Bursaries presented to schools at Lions Club open night

By Michelle Crean Three Killarney schools have been awarded bursaries from a local group. Killarney Lions Club made the presentations to Killarney Community College, St Brigid’s Presentation School and St […]

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By Michelle Crean

Three Killarney schools have been awarded bursaries from a local group.

Killarney Lions Club made the presentations to Killarney Community College, St Brigid’s Presentation School and St Brendan’s College to help support students in need.

It took place at their open night recently in the KDYS Youth Centre.

The night featured different exhibitions about Killarney Lions Club activities such as the Annual Christmas Food Appeal and the Kerry Clubs Fair.

“It was great that people made the effort to come and find out more what Killarney Lions Club does, despite the weather on the night. We are a voluntary group so community support is vital for activities such as our Christmas Food Appeal which will kick off very soon.”

The Killarney Lions Club, through its members, assists various groups and individuals in and around the community. Lions do this through voluntary activities, fundraising and by holding various types of events in support of a great many local causes.

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Staff celebrated for their long service

Stalwarts of the tourism industry in Killarney were delighted to celebrate their long term team members with a gourmet dinner in Great Southern recently. The event was held for all […]

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Stalwarts of the tourism industry in Killarney were delighted to celebrate their long term team members with a gourmet dinner in Great Southern recently.

The event was held for all team members of the Great Southern and Killarney Royal who have over 10 years of service, and was hosted by Michael Jacobi, Managing Director, Hayfield Family Collection and Mark Scally, Financial Controller, Hayfield Family Collection.

32 employees celebrated on the night, with the Great Southern represented by John Fitzgerald with 53 years of service, Martina O’Leary with 44 years of service and Kathleen Bhuiyan with 31 years of service. From Killarney Royal Joseph Hurley celebrated 37 years of service with John Harrington celebrating 32 years and Nuala Doolan celebrating 30 years.

“It is an absolute pleasure for us to celebrate our long term staff members,” event host and Hayfield Family Collection Managing Director, Michael Jacobi, said.

“They have played such an integral part in achieving the high standards we are known to provide and are such familiar welcoming faces for our guests.”

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