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Great success for local dancers at British National Championships

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Local dancers have returned from the British National Championships, which were held in Bolton.

Marcus O’ Sullivan Champion Under 9

Caoimhe O’ Halloran Champion Under 15

Réidín Ni Laoithe 3rd place Under 6

Saoirse Griffin Under 12

Isabelle O’ Sullivan 5th place Under 8

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Eight dancers from the Aine Murphy School which is based in Gneeveguilla.
travelled to the event.

The school returned with three Champions, one second place, one third place, one fifth place.

The Champions  included Alexandria Scally who was crowned the British National Champion Under 6. Alexandria is from Killarney

Marcus O’ Sullivan was crowned the British National Champion Under 9.
Marcus was also crowned the Irish National Champion in June and is also the reigning Munster and All-Scotland Champion. Marcus is from Firies

Caoimhe O’Halloran was crowned the British National Champion Under 15.
This is to add to the World Title Caoimhe won at Easter becoming the 1st female Irish dancer to bring a World Title to Kerry. She is also the reigning All-Ireland and Munster Champion. Caoimhe is from Kilcummin.

“To add to these fabulous wins the other dancers to bring silverware back to Kerry were, Brían Hurley who was second in the Under 9 Boys, Réidín Ni Laoithe from Kilbrean, Killarney who was third in the Under 6 competition and Isabelle O’Sullivan from Rathmore was fifth in the Under 8 age group,” Aine explained to the Killarney Advertiser.

“Saoirse Griffin and Katie Heneghan were also medal winners in their respective age groups.”

The dancers will now continue the hard work for the All-Scotland and Great Britain Championships in October and the Munster Championships in November.

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Efforts to find owner of designer jewellery found in Fossa

A Killarney resident is trying to find the owner of a designer ring that she found outside her house a few months ago. Kristy Nicholas, pictured, found the ring on […]

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A Killarney resident is trying to find the owner of a designer ring that she found outside her house a few months ago.

Kristy Nicholas, pictured, found the ring on s footpath in the Lackabane Estate in Fossa on December 29 last.

Since then she has exhausted all channels in an effort to find the owner including regular contact with the Gardai and local word of mouth.

“Since that time I worked to find the owner through word of mouth and by filing a report with Gardai. Since I’ve been unsuccessful,” she told the Killarney Advertiser.

“The owner could ring the Killarney Gardai station and provide details to be connected with me. To be reunited a description will be needed, such as the brand and designer and type of ring It’s quite an expensive ring so I’m really hoping to get it back to the right place.”

Kristy can be contacted on 087 3443500

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Celtic Whiskey Bar now offering wine Wednesdays and Sundays

The Celtic Whiskey Bar and Larder on New Street is adding another string to its bow and as well as offering whiskey tasting sessions the popular bar is set to […]

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The Celtic Whiskey Bar and Larder on New Street is adding another string to its bow and as well as offering whiskey tasting sessions the popular bar is set to become a wine lovers paradise.

The bar is launching a Wine Wednesday and Sunday experience.Every Wednesday and Sunday, with a full wine menu available, offering a delightful selection ranging from fizz to rich reds and delicate rosés. Whether you’re a seasoned sommelier or just beginning to explore the world of wine, there’s something for everyone to savour.“Step into the cosy establishment nestled in the heart of Killarney and prepare to embark on a journey through vineyards and varietals, all at heavily discounted prices that won’t break the bank,” said the bar in a statement.“And the best part? Bottles start from just €20, making indulgence accessible to all.”Each week, the bar will be showcasing special wines available by the glass to  complement a delectable menu offerings.“The perfect pairing with their new and updated menu. The perfect spot for some casual drinks and dinner. Treat yourself to cheeseboards, chowder or any of the tasting offerings the new menu has to offer. Whatever your preference, their knowledgeable staff are on hand to guide you through our extensive wine selection, offering expert recommendations and ensuring that each sip is nothing short of perfection,” added the statement.

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