NEW CAR: Susan O'Sullivan, Woodlawn, Killarney, who won a brand new car in the Killarney Credit Union Members’ Draw, pictured with Padraig Dineen (Dineen O'Donoghue Motors) and Mark Murphy (CEO, Killarney Credit Union). Photo: Eamonn Keogh
Susan O’Sullivan from Woodlawn Killarney got a great surprise this week when she received a call to find out she had won a brand new Mitsubishi Space Star in the Killarney Credit Union Members’ Draw.
Susan picked up the keys of her new car from Karena McCarthy, Marketing Officer at a prize giving ceremony at the credit union on Friday, January 24.
“We currently have just over 2,200 members in the draw which is held twice a year,” Karena McCarthy, Killarney Credit Union Marketing Officer, said.
“Our prizes include a new car and cash ranging from €250 to €5,000 cash. Our next draw will take place in July 2020.”
Members can apply for the Members’ Draw at any of the branches or download an application form online www.killarneycu.ie. €12 will be taken from the members’ account twice a year as an entry fee for the draw.
The 14 cash prize winners were; Donie O’Doherty, Lillian McCrae, Geraldine Gleeson, James Daly, Kathleen Coen, Barry Kelleher, Carmel Cahill, Thomas Lynch, Denis Doona, Eileen O’Callaghan, Donal O’Riordan, Paul O’Rourke, Noreen Murphy, and Ann Murphy.
The draw was adjudicated by solicitor Eoin Brosnan and KCU Risk and Compliance Manager Shane Foley in the credit union offices on Monday, January 15.
“The draw is limited to members of Killarney Credit Union and anyone over the age of 18 can apply to join, so for €2 a month, you can be entered into the draw. We would encourage members to sign up if they haven’t already, as the saying goes, if you’re not in, you can’t win,” Karena added.
[caption id="attachment_30002" align="alignleft" width="1024"] WINNERS: Susan O'Sullivan, Woodlawn, Killarney won a brand new Mitsubishi in the Killarney Credit Union Members' Draw. Seated from left are: Mark Murphy (CEO, Killarney Credit Union), Grace McCrae, Susan O'Sullivan, Noreen Murphy, Kathleen Coen. Standing from left are: Denis Doona, Eileen O'Callaghan, Barry Kelliher and Karena McCarthy (Killarney Credit Union Marketing Officer). Photo: Eamonn Keogh[/caption]
Ian makes his debut as a radio presenter
By Sean Moriarty Ian O’Connell said he is delighted with the messages of support following his first broadcast as a presenter on Radio Kerry this week. The well-known and popular Killarney man was left with life-changing injuries after falling from his bike in Killarney National Park in 2017. Since the accident he has been a […]
By Sean Moriarty
Ian O’Connell said he is delighted with the messages of support following his first broadcast as a presenter on Radio Kerry this week.
The well-known and popular Killarney man was left with life-changing injuries after falling from his bike in Killarney National Park in 2017.
Since the accident he has been a champion for the less fortunate under his mantra: “If you can’t stand up – standout”.
This was the inspiration behind his brand new radio show which aired for the first time on Wednesday evening.
‘Stand Out with Ian O’Connell’ will feature interviews with people who have overcome great adversary to reach even greater heights.
His first guest was fellow Killarney man Jordan Lee. The Paralympian represented Ireland in the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
“I was used to being in the studio from people interviewing me, but this time I turned the table,” he told the Killarney Advertiser.
“It was great to have Jordan on, two Killarney men! I really enjoyed it, it got a massive reaction and I got loads of emails and messages afterwards and into Thursday morning.”
Ian will reveal his guest for the show on the previous Monday through various social media channels.
Sinead is queen of the court
By Con Dennehy With a mix of excitement, drama and impressive solo performances on offer, the Spa/Killarney Handball Tournament on Monday night showcased the best of upcoming talent in the sport. Competitions for Beginners and Advanced players at the magnificent Spa GAA facility has ensured the long term success of the sport in the greater […]
By Con Dennehy
With a mix of excitement, drama and impressive solo performances on offer, the Spa/Killarney Handball Tournament on Monday night showcased the best of upcoming talent in the sport.
Competitions for Beginners and Advanced players at the magnificent Spa GAA facility has ensured the long term success of the sport in the greater Killarney region.
One of the most impressive performances on the night was in the Beginners Category where local star Sinead Moriarty secured a number of electrifying victories to win the overall title.
“This was a very competitive competition. In the opening games Neill Horgan was defeated by Rosin King from Glenbeigh 13-15 with Sinead Moriarty getting the better of exchanges with Bríd Horgan (Spa) 15-8. In the other game Niamh Faulds from Glenflesk lost to Elena O’Donoghue (Spa) 15-10 despite a very brave effort from Niamh,” said Eoin O’Donoghue, secretary of Spa Killarney Handball Club.
In the semi-finals Sheila Kelliher lost to Elena O’Donoghue (Spa) 15-11 with Sinead Moriarty defeating Rosin King 15-12.
“In a pulsating final Sinead saw off the dogged challenge of Elena O’Donoghue 15-11. While Sinead dominated this game, she looked in control and played a brilliant tournament throughout and was a deserving overall winner.”
In the Advanced category there were wins for Evan Enright and Eoin O’Donoghue in the opening games.
In the quarter finals Even Enright saw off the challenge of Brendan O’Donoghue 15-8 while Eoghan Daly defeated Eoin O’Donoghue 15-11, Aoife Walsh (Currow) defeated Maggie Quirke (Glenbeigh) 15-7 and Brian McEvoy beat Michael Clifford 15-6.
Semi-final success for Evan Enright and Eoghan Daly saw them battle it out in a pulsating final with Daly taking the title on a 15-12 scoreline.
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