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Five-star celebrations for five-star hotel teams

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The Dunloe Hotel's team celebrating their award win, front, hotel manager Jason Clifford with the award and seated Monika Gackovska, Marzena Miastowska, Monika Gniewek. Edyta Baran, second row, Veerpal Yadav, Duncan Davidson, Carina Griessner, Liam Murphy, Simon Keating, John O'Brien, Orla Coffey, Arunas Armonas, Lauren O’Leary, Margaux Sauzadde , Amy Burke, Aoife Sheehan, Laurie Ferere, Justyna Mroczek, Beata Miastowska, Alicja Golebiewska, Dorota Kozakiewicz; standing, back, Britta Martins Sean Hurley, Mariusz Kryszak, Jupp Osterloh, Diane Linien, Tomas Armonas Gary O’Brien, Mike O’Grady, Maciain Cameron, Mark Keating, Kyran Lyons. PICTURE: DON MACMONAGLE

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THE Dunloe Hotel in Killarney was celebrating at the weekend after winning “Ireland’s Family Friendly Hotel of the year 2016” at the Keeling Gold Medal Awards.

Only five miles from Killarney town, The Dunloe is a leading five-star luxury hotel overlooking the famous Gap of Dunloe and set on its own 64 acre estate leading to the ruins of the 12th century castle and River Laune.

Under the management of Jason Clifford, The Dunloe previously won the “Best wedding venue Kerry 2011” “CIE best Overall Five-Star Hotel 2015” and “ Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year 2012”.

The Dunloe’s sister hotel the five-star Europe Hotel & Resort also scooped an award at the Hotel & Catering Review 2016 Keelings Gold Medal Awards.

ESPA at The Europe Hotel & Resort was named as ‘Best Five Star Spa’ for the third year in a row, at the awards ceremony which took place in Lyrath Estate Hotel, Co Kilkenny.
 


 
The Dunloe Hotel's team celebrating their award win, front, hotel manager Jason Clifford with the award and, seated, Monika Gackovska, Marzena Miastowska, Monika Gniewek. Edyta Baran, second row, Veerpal Yadav, Duncan Davidson, Carina Griessner, Liam Murphy, Simon Keating, John O'Brien, Orla Coffey, Arunas Armonas, Lauren O’Leary, Margaux Sauzadde , Amy Burke, Aoife Sheehan, Laurie Ferere, Justyna Mroczek, Beata Miastowska, Alicja Golebiewska, Dorota Kozakiewicz; standing, back, Britta Martins Sean Hurley, Mariusz Kryszak, Jupp Osterloh, Diane Linien, Tomas Armonas Gary O’Brien, Mike O’Grady, Maciain Cameron, Mark Keating, Kyran Lyons. PICTURE: DON MACMONAGLE

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Family to run in memory of the late Linda Eviston

By Sean Moriarty The family of a much-loved Killarney woman who passed away from cancer almost a year ago plan to run a marathon past her favourite local landmarks in her memory. Linda Eviston died on October 10 last after a long battle with cancer. Her husband Patrick and son Erik, with the support of […]

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The family of a much-loved Killarney woman who passed away from cancer almost a year ago plan to run a marathon past her favourite local landmarks in her memory.

Linda Eviston died on October 10 last after a long battle with cancer.

Her husband Patrick and son Erik, with the support of her daughter Alannah, will run a 42.2km course, on the day before her anniversary to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.

The route will be based on landmarks that were an important part of Linda’s life. Starting from the family home in Dromkerry, before heading for the town centre and passing the Eviston House Hotel, Linda’s grandmother’s home at Park Road, Linda’s childhood home and national school in Glenflesk, Loreto where Linda attended secondary school, back to Killarney and finishing at Linda’s pride and joy – Brook Lodge Hotel.

“It is tough but we wanted to do something in Linda’s memory and help other people who might find themselves in similar circumstances,” Pat told the Killarney Advertiser. “We originally hoped to do the Dublin City Marathon but that got cancelled. This route is much better, but much tougher as it’s more hilly.”

All proceeds will be donated to the Irish Cancer Society and donations can be made via: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/inhonouroflinda.

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Women bravely bare all for Kerry’s first ‘Dip in the Nip’

By Michelle Crean  It really was girl power at its finest – as 170 women of all ages braved the elements on Sunday to bare all for charity at the weekend. Shore Acre in Camp was the location which was only revealed to the participants for Kerry’s first ever ‘Dip in the Nip’. And amongst […]

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By Michelle Crean
 

It really was girl power at its finest – as 170 women of all ages braved the elements on Sunday to bare all for charity at the weekend.

Shore Acre in Camp was the location which was only revealed to the participants for Kerry’s first ever ‘Dip in the Nip’. And amongst the all female grouping were some Killarney ladies who joined in the empowering adventure for what was described as “a special and unforgettable morning” all in aid of Recovery Haven Kerry.

According to Marisa Reidy from Recovery Haven, the women were of all ages and all walks of life who came together for so many personal reasons.

“Some were still on their own cancer journey, some were celebrating coming out the other side and of course, many were there to honour friends and loved ones who they had lost to cancer, but we were all equal on the day – flaws and all,” Marisa, who also took part in the event, told the Killarney Advertiser.

“It was a truly uplifting and exhilarating experience and we are so, so grateful to each and every lady who joined us for a morning we will never forget. One woman described it as ‘companionship among strangers’ and that really sums it up perfectly. It was emotional, there were some tears, but lots of laughter and we couldn’t have asked for anything more. When the ladies hit the water, they all formed a circle and held hands in a gesture that was totally unplanned – it just happened organically and it was quite overwhelming.”

She added that a very special mention has to be made to Michaela and John Edwards and their team from Wild Water Adventures for their support and expertise in ensuring no stone was left unturned in making it a fabulous, safe event.

“It was an all-female team from beginning to end, from our own volunteers, stewards, registration, Gardai, teas and coffees, lifeguards, sea rescue – girl power at its finest! Now all that’s left to do is start planning for 2022!”

Donations are still being taken via the link on the Recovery Haven Kerry Facebook page.

“So far we are close on €9,000 which is just fabulous.”

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