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David Clifford mobbed by his young fans when he returns to Fossa school

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TO CELEBRATE the launch of the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Awards, Electric Ireland travelled to Fossa – the home parish Kerry Minor star David Clifford –to see the effect their successful Minor team has had on the local kids.

After winning their third All-Ireland in a row last season, it seems the Kerry Minor team are becoming major role models in the lives of children all over the county.

David Clifford, who will captain Kerry Minor in 2017 as they go on the hunt for an unprecedented four in a row, was mobbed by students at break time as they soaked up every bit of advice he could give them. Not only did the students create home-made posters of their hero but they even wrote and sang a song for the Kerry captain! We hope to be hearing “Da – Do – David” ringing out in Croke Park for years to come.

Clifford was delighted to see the admiration that the student had for him and his team remarking; “It was great to see all the Kerry jerseys and all the kids around playing football… Hopefully someday some of them will become Kerry Minors too.”

The inaugural GAA Minor Star awards will recognise the best individual performers from the entire season, including provincial and All Ireland stages. The best player in each position will be selected by a panel of four GAA legends, Donal Óg Cusack, Oisín McConville, Andy McEntee and Mattie Kenny to be part of the 2017 Electric Ireland GAA Minor Star Top 15 in both hurling and football.

Link to video: https://youtu.be/NO0_ZvnnriU

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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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