Connect with us

News

Comedian regrets verbal attack on local photographer

Published

on

0217411_shutterstock95930296.jpg

By Sean Moriarty

Scottish comedian Billy Connolly who launched an expletive filled rant at a local photographer has said this week that he regrets his actions almost 10 years after the incident.

Connolly stated during a Facebook live chat that he wants to meet Valerie O’Sullivan and apologise to her after he verbally abused her during his live 2013 performance at the INEC.

The highly respected Woodlawn photographer was working at the show when Connolly launched his attack.

The Facebook Live event was organised by booksellers Waterstones to promote Connolly’s new book ‘Windswept and Interesting’, and this is whre the 79-year-old told the online audience of his deep regret.

“I attacked her 10 times more severely than I should have. I don’t even know if she went off, but I was wild and the atmosphere got icy.

“I’ve regretted it deeply ever since. I meant to apologise to her, I couldn’t find her. The papers in Ireland all attacked me for it cause I was swearing and the particular swear words I was using. I’d love to meet her and apologise to her for it. I’d love to do the show again and do it right.”

The award-winning and much-loved Killarney photographer declined to comment on Connolly’s latest remarks.

At the time Patrick O’Donoghue of the Gleneagle Hotel said: “The numerous messages of goodwill and support that we have received is testament to the high regard in which she is held within the local community.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement

News

Fat dissolving injections target stubborn areas

By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio It may sound too good to be true but fat dissolving injections are as effective as the name suggests. They are […]

Published

on

0235847_Jill_O_Donoghue_1000x600.jpg

By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio

It may sound too good to be true but fat dissolving injections are as effective as the name suggests.

They are administered by our in-house Dr. Micheal Flynn who has been attending our salon for the past 10 years. It is the double chin and neck area that is treated and is suitable for both men and women. If you haven’t heard of fat dissolving, it is a very popular and relatively new treatment that is used to target stubborn pockets of fat on the jaw line and chin area. The injection dissolves and eliminates fat cells in a safe and effective way, making it perfect for dealing with stubborn fat that simply won’t budge with exercise.

The main ingredient is a fat dissolving substance sodium deoxycholate, which is found naturally in the body. This is injected into the treatment area which over time will destroy the fat cells. These are then removed from the body by its own lymphatic system, a complex network that rids the body of unwanted toxins and waste.

It is important to understand that fat dissolving injections are not a weight loss treatment. The injections should only be used on people who are a healthy size or carrying a little extra weight. It’s most effective on the pockets of fat stored under the jawline, known as the double chin, a migration of fat cells from the cheeks to the jaw line.

The injections work at a slow pace. It can take serval weeks for full results, but once it’s gone, it’s gone. The results are permanent, once you don’t gain a massive amount of weight.

The next clinic is Monday August 22. To book an appointment or more information, call Jill on 064 6632966.

Continue Reading

News

Classic tractor drivers to embark on 400km drive to Killarney

By Sean Moriarty Six members of the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club will set out from County Meath on Wednesday on vintage tractors. They are participating in the annual […]

Published

on

0235949_16362141114854819778.jpeg

By Sean Moriarty

Six members of the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club will set out from County Meath on Wednesday on vintage tractors.

They are participating in the annual Eastern Vintage Club’s Ring of Kerry Tractor Run which is raising funds for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Over 50 vintage tractors, including the six Killarney examples, will leave Nobber in County Meath at lunchtime on Wednesday.

After an overnight stop in the midlands on Wednesday night and Newcastle West on Thursday night, the tractors are expected in Killarney town centre just after lunchtime on Friday.

The ‘spectacular show’, now a regular feature of the Killarney summer, will bring the town to a standstill for around one hour.

On Saturday morning the group will depart Tony Wharton’s farm in Fossa before a nine-hour drive around the Ring of Kerry.

The run will finish with a spectacular drive through the Gap of Dunloe.

“We hope to pass through town around 3.30pm on Friday,” said local organiser, Tom Wharton, who is one of the six Killarney-based drivers who will undertake the 400km journey from County Meath to Killarney. “It is always a spectacular show.”

On arrival in Killarney, tractors will be joined by a group of classic cars that will depart Nobber at 9am that morning.

Attachments

Continue Reading

LOCAL ADS

Last News

Advertisement

Sport

Trending