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Cute Killarney canine Bob wows his fans as he stars in new video

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A NEW celebrity has taken up residence in town – Bob the dachshund has won an army of fans since he relocated to Killarney from Waterford in the past fortnight.

So popular has Bob proved with guests from across the globe, that his winsome features are now adorning in-demand t-shirts and the adorable rescue dog made his debut as a movie star in a video released this evening.

Together with his buddy Kevin Leahy, owner and manager of The Black Sheep Hostel on New Street, Bob gives visitors to the area a warm welcome.

And he enjoys pottering around the spacious south-facing grounds of his new home in his spare time, even keeping an eye on the resident free-range chickens to ensure their safety.

“I always wanted a sausage dog and when I met Bob at a dachshund rescue centre, that was it! We make a great team,” Kevin told Killarney Advertiser.

The Killarney man opened The Black Sheep Hostel 15 months ago and it has gone from strength to strength. “I had the idea for a hostel like this while on my own travels in South America,” said Kevin.

The cute sausage dog is the latest in a line of celebrity Killarney canines. Several years ago Zac the singing dog won fame from his perch in Knockreer while Bob’s pal Charlie, a spaniel who accompanies Donal Dux O’Donoghue as he ferries visitors across Killarney’s lakes, is another well-known pooch.

T-shirts featuring Bob are now available at The Black Sheep Hostel. See Bob in action in the video here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bw-EzsS6ddQ-bnRkclRUNDgySm8/view
 


 
Above: Bob with his owner Kevin Leahy.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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