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Global superstar sings to packed Killarney audience

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A global superstar with over 23 million album sales to his name, two Brit Awards, two Ivor Novello Awards and five Grammy Award nominations - put on quite a performance in Killarney.

ON FORM: Singer-songwriter James Blunt performing his 'The Stars Beneath My Feet’ tour at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

ON FORM: Singer-songwriter James Blunt performing his 'The Stars Beneath My Feet’ tour at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

ON FORM: Singer-songwriter James Blunt performing his 'The Stars Beneath My Feet’ tour at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

FACES IN THE CROWD: Enjoying James Blunt performing 'The Stars Beneath My Feet’ tour at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

CONCERT: Molly Wade and Nathan McNamara pictured at the James Blunt concert at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

ON FORM: Singer-songwriter James Blunt performing his 'The Stars Beneath My Feet’ tour at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

TUNES: Mary and Tommy Nolan loved the tunes at the James Blunt concert at the Gleneagle INEC Arena Killarney. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

RELAXED: Laura Wallace and James Connolly pictured at the Gleneagle INEC where they relaxed to the sounds of James Blunt. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan

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Singer/songwriter James Blunt performed to a packed audience at the Gleneagle INEC Arena last Friday.

Blunt delighted the crowd with a string of hits as well as a selection of new songs.

He returned to the Killarney venue having last performed there in 2014. Best known for songs such as ‘Goodbye My Lover’, ‘You’re Beautiful’, ‘1973’ and ‘Wisemen’, the former soldier turned singer and songwriter released a special greatest hits album in November, before embarking on a tour of Ireland and the UK.

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Coolick National School to launch online lotto

A popular primary school in the Killarney area is launching a new fundraising initiative this week to support and improve the education experience of the children it serves. The Coolick […]

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A popular primary school in the Killarney area is launching a new fundraising initiative this week to support and improve the education experience of the children it serves.

The Coolick National School Lotto is now live; offering a weekly prize, a weekly jackpot and a range of valuable spot prizes at launch.

Coolick NS first opened its doors in 1870 making it one of the county’s oldest primary schools. The school and pre-school is home to over 130 children from the locality. This is an increase of 20% over the past 5 years taking enrolment to an all-time high.

Coolick NS School Lotto Chairperson and parent, Pádraig Leane says properly resourcing primary school services is crucial:

“The cost of providing education is rising and the school grants provided by the department, although valuable, only do so much. We want to overcome this challenge with our school lotto. The school has a range of immediate needs but also longer-term goals to expand our facilities, add more sports equipment, wellness programmes, student support programmes and increase extra-curricular trips,” he said.

First on the list is a new set of school jerseys, gymnastics mats, replacement of end-of-lfe iPads and further expansion of their Tír na nÓg play area for the younger pupils.
Coolick National School Principal Gearoid O’Sullivan remains focused on providing the best for the children of Coolick.

“As a school we are committed to providing the best equipment, teaching and learning resources, outdoor spaces and a school interior that helps nurture each child. This school lotto will help us with our commitment to provide the very best for the school and especially for the pupils in our care,” said the principal.

The staff and students of Coolick National School are appealing to families, friends, past pupils, members of the local community, stakeholders and supporters to get behind the weekly school lotto. It is hoped that the option of 1 line for €2.50, 2 lines for €4 or 3 lines for €5 will encourage everybody to contribute. A lotto draw will take place each week with a maximum jackpot of €2,000 to be won.

Signing up is easy; through the school’s website https://www.ourfundraiser.ie/org/coolickns

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Live TV audience date with Daniel O’Donnell at INEC

People of Killarney will have the opportunity to participate in a live television audience with Daniel O’Donnell. TG4 television’s highest rating country music series of concerts is coming to the […]

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People of Killarney will have the opportunity to participate in a live television audience with Daniel O’Donnell.

TG4 television’s highest rating country music series of concerts is coming to the Gleneagle INEC Arena for the first time from June 17 to 19.

Recorded before a live audience over three nights with two concerts per night, Opry le Daniel offers a different music theme each evening and a host of special guests will join the legendary presenter Daniel O’ Donnell on stage to perform all your favourite songs.

The recordings of the show will be split into two one-hour blocks, taking place throughout each evening.

Now in its 14th year, Ireland’s favourite country music artist O’ Donnell will be joined on stage by Declan Nerney, Cliona Hagan, Mike Denver, Chrissy Mac, Dana and the Donegal balladeers ‘Onóir’ to mention but a few.

Tickets from €30.20 are available from www.inec.ie and the Gleneagle INEC Arena box office on 064 6671555.

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