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Kathryn Thomas cuts the tape on luxury Muckross apartments

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Niall Tangney (Banqueting Manager), Sheila Sheehan (Sales & Marketing Executive), Sean O’Driscoll (General Manager), Kathryn Thomas, Bernie O’Donoghue (Wedding Sales Manager), Brian Miley (Director of Sales & Marketing), Joe Holland (Rooms Division Manager), Daniel O’Connor (Deputy General Manager). PICTURE: DON MACMONAGLE

TV STAR Kathryn Thomas was on hand for the opening of 18 luxury two-bedroom apartments at the Muckross Park Hotel & Spa.iNua Hospitality, owner of the five-star hotel has invested €800,000 in refurbishing the apartments on the complex, which will be called “The Reserve at Muckross”. The interior design of the apartments was completed by “The Interiors Boutique” company based in Killarney.

The two-bedroom apartments are complete with kitchen, dining area and lounge; allowing guests to avail of full self catering facilities while also enjoying all the luxuries of a five star resort break.

Apartment guests can avail of access to the beautiful Vitality Suite at the Spa at Muckross, as well as the hotel gym, residents lounge and all the dining options available at Muckross Park Hotel.

Apartment guests are also provided with a full concierge service. Sean O’Driscoll, general manager at the hotel commented “The luxury apartments are a great addition to the accommodation options we have here and offer great flexibility for families and groups who stay with us here at Muckross.”

The Reserve at Muckross apartments are very close to attractions including Muckross House, Muckross Abbey and Torc Waterfall. Surrounded by 25,000 acres of rivers, mountains and lakes, The Reserve provides a great location for guests, offering spectacular walking trails, cycling routes, horse riding and boating on the Lakes of Killarney.
 


 
Niall Tangney (Banqueting Manager), Sheila Sheehan (Sales & Marketing Executive), Sean O’Driscoll (General Manager), Kathryn Thomas, Bernie O’Donoghue (Wedding Sales Manager), Brian Miley (Director of Sales & Marketing), Joe Holland (Rooms Division Manager), Daniel O’Connor (Deputy General Manager).
PICTURE: DON MACMONAGLE

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Hike up Strickeen Mountain for air ambulance

  Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance. The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab. It […]

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Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance.

The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab.

It is expected that the 7.5km hike will take around three hours to complete and participants will benefit from the expertise of Krzysztof for a minimum donation €10 per person or €20 per family.

Strickeen Mountain is the eastern most peak of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and the hike will start from the Gap of Dunloe at 11am on the day.

As an added bonus fruit and water, donated by local supermarkets including Lidl, Aldi and Daly’s SuperValu, will be provided. The first 20 to register will receive a limited edition Irish Community Air Ambulance face covering snood.

“This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has never climbed this mountain, but wants to do it with the help of an experienced guide,” Donie Lucey, who is one of the Irish Community Air Ambulance’s chief fundraisers, said.

Further details are available from Donie on 086 854 5873 or from Krzysztof on 087 7589697 after 6pm.

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Golf club launches Summer Series competition

By Sean Moriarty Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality. The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer. Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality.

The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer.

Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at the famed Killeen course this coming Wednesday (June 23). This series will continue every Wednesday for eight weeks and top five scorers on each date will qualify for a Grand Final which is scheduled for Sunday, August 22.

“We are delighted to launch the ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series. This is a singles stableford event taking place on the Irish Open course, Killeen,” said the club’s marketing manager Meg Dalton. “With over €8,000 worth of prizes to be won, this is an event not to be missed. The first opportunity to qualify for the grand final is Wednesday.”

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Investigation continues into New St fire

  Killarney Gardai are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fire on New Street last week. The fire broke out at the Eviston House Hotel in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday (June 7). It started in a room just off the kitchen on the first floor and spread along the venting […]

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Killarney Gardai are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fire on New Street last week.

The fire broke out at the Eviston House Hotel in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday (June 7).

It started in a room just off the kitchen on the first floor and spread along the venting and ducting on the first, second and third floors. There was heavy smoke throughout the hotel but all guests were evacuated safely.

The landmark hotel, which also houses the famous Danny Mann pub, has not yet reopened, and local Gardai are still investigating its cause.

“The investigation is ongoing,” a Killarney Gardai Station spokesperson told the Killarney Advertiser. “We are establishing the full facts in relation to the fire.”

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