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Kerry College of further Education Open Week

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Kerry College of further Education and Training will run an open week from February 19 to 23 this year.

‘Open Week 2024 ‘offers an exciting opportunity for prospective learners, their families and friends to explore the life-changing opportunities available in our five campuses and other venues across the county.

From Monday, attendees can discover the diverse range of courses and apprenticeships available, state-of-the-art facilities, and the supportive community that sets Kerry College apart.

Interactive demos, virtual reality sessions, information events, and guided tours will provide insight into the various fields of learning on offer.
Prospective learners can meet with instructors, teachers, tutors, current learners, support staff and agencies who can facilitate access to Kerry College.

One of the key event is an unique fibre splicing workshop at Kerry College Monavalley Campus.

Kerry College Monavalley Campus has teamed up with Amazon Web Service (AWS) and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave to launch an exciting new upskilling opportunity.

As part of ‘Open Week 2024’ AWS and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave will run a two-day workshop runs on February 20 and 21.

Anyone 18 years of age or older, with an interest in learning more about fusion splicing, fibre optics and cabling, is welcome to register.
“Amazon Web Services and Sumitomo Electric Lightwave are globally recognized leaders in Cloud computing and optical fibre technologies and solutions for data centre, enterprise, and communication networks,” said Kerry College Monavalley Campus Manager, Con O’Sullivan.

“We are delighted to welcome them to Kerry College, and collaborate with them to deliver this unique learning and development opportunity for Kerry.

“This is a fantastic programme for those already in the industry who want to develop their skills and knowledge even further, but also for potential career changers who are interested in learning more about this exciting and growing industry.”

Registration for this workshop can be completed at https://fiber-aws.pearson.com/fusion-splicing-registration and further information on this and other Open week events can be found on https://kerrycollege.ie/news/open-week-2024/

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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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