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Michelin star chefs set for Killarney’s Chef Collab

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MICHELIN VISIT: Two Michelin star chefs will be coming to Killarney this May as part of the Chef Collab initiative. Pictured were: Chad Byrne (Chef Collab), Noel Enright with Abraham Nur, Anamaria Inok, Patrick Ihli and Ruth McMorrow. Photo Michelle Crean

By Michelle Crean

Killarney based chefs will be given the tools to become Michelin star chefs of the future – thanks to a visit from some big name industry professionals next month.

London based Kevin Burke from The Ninth, and Theo Clench from The Clove Club, which is named in the San Pellegrino Top 50 Best Restaurants in the World, are two big name Michelin star chefs coming to Killarney for the latest Chef Collab event.

It takes place on May 27, at 7.30pm in the Backstage Bar, where there’ll be amazing food, including five courses and six snacks, and music – and the event is open to the public.

“Chefs helping chefs is the core of Chef Collab,” founder Chad Byrne told the Killarney Advertiser this week.

“It’s the first time in Killarney that Chef Collab will have two Michelin star chefs. If we give these Killarney based chefs the tools to go and work with the best in the business – what is to stop them from progressing and getting their own Michelin star?”

Chef Collab has had seven sold out events in Killarney, Cork and Dublin since it was set up a year ago by Chad, who is also Head Chef in the Brehon, with the help of Noel Enright from the Lake Hotel.

“We are getting rid of the negatives that used to be associated with the industry, we want to shout about the positives and what better way, than making the chefs of tomorrow stars of today with the help of chefs on the very cusp of the amazing London restaurant scene.”

Other chefs taking part on the night include Johnny Davison from James Street in Belfast, Gavin McDonagh from the Shelbourne Social in Dublin, Killarney’s John O’Leary who is working in Adare Manor, and Karan Mittal, the first chef to specialise in rural Indian cuisine at the renowned Ananda in Dublin. Karan was also named as the Food and Wine ‘One to Watch’ this year.

Tickets are €40 each and go on sale on Eventbrite this coming Monday.

 

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Green light for teen accommodation

By Michelle Crean  Plans for sheltered accommodation to house homeless teenagers in foster care have been given the go ahead. An Bord Pleanala has approved a three-storey building in Flemings Lane just off High Street, which will have eight bedrooms, two one bedroom apartments and one two bedroom apartment. The teens living within the premises […]

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By Michelle Crean
 

Plans for sheltered accommodation to house homeless teenagers in foster care have been given the go ahead.

An Bord Pleanala has approved a three-storey building in Flemings Lane just off High Street, which will have eight bedrooms, two one bedroom apartments and one two bedroom apartment.

The teens living within the premises will be supervised by applicant Eileen O’Brien who will live on the ground floor of the premises.

The two one-bed apartments on the second floor would either be rented out or used for independent living for the teenagers as they reach adulthood.

The two-bed apartment will be on the third floor. There are also plans for balconies at second and third floor levels.

The proposed apartment building is contemporary in design with a mix of stone and render finish on the lower floors and synthetic burned timber finish on the upper floors. The second floor is recessed at the front and the third floor is recessed at the front and the rear with a decorative feature on the front elevation comprising dark grey timber steel poles. The building will also have a flat roof.

Planning permission was granted subject to 14 conditions including a two-metre high boundary wall to be constructed on south, south-western boundaries of the site and there’s to be no overnight commercial guest accommodation.

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Fans return to Fitzgerald Stadium after eight months

By Sean Moriarty Officials from Fitzgerald Stadium remain hopeful that crowd capacity at the venue can be increased to 500 spectators in time for the Munster final on July 25 – subject to both national health guidelines and Kerry qualifying for the game. Last Saturday evening’s National League semi-final between Kerry and Tyrone was the […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Officials from Fitzgerald Stadium remain hopeful that crowd capacity at the venue can be increased to 500 spectators in time for the Munster final on July 25 – subject to both national health guidelines and Kerry qualifying for the game.

Last Saturday evening’s National League semi-final between Kerry and Tyrone was the first game at the stadium since the 2020 Kerry Petroleum Intermediate Club Football Championship Quarter-Final when Glenbeigh-Glencar played Beaufort on October 4 last year.

Due to current restrictions only 200 fans were allowed attend Saturday’s big match. That will remain in place for Kerry’s opening Munster Championship tie with Clare on June 26.

“It had been more than eight months since Fitzgerald Stadium welcomed back fans to the venue,” stadium PRO Tatyana McGough told the Killarney Advertiser. “Everything went exceptionally well.”

She is hopeful that more restrictions will be eased on July 5, paving the way for an increase in capacity to 500 fans in time for the July 25 Munster Final.

“It is likely that from July 5 up to 500 spectators may be permitted to attend games. We hope this number will increase for the Munster Final. If it is a Cork versus Kerry Munster Final the game will be fixed for Sunday July 25 at 4pm in the Fitzgerald Stadium. The stadium’s staff are very confident in being able to host any number of fans that may be allowed.”

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Garda appeal to park legally at beaches and public amenities

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An Garda Siochana is appealing to the public to park legally in designated car parks and spaces when visiting beaches, beauty spots and other public amenities. 

The good weather has seen an increase in dangerous illegal parking at these locations across the country in recent weeks. An Garda Siochana wants people to enjoy the summer but do so safely.

Parking illegally can lead to unnecessary risk and dangers such as pedestrians being forced to walk along dangerous roads. It can also prevent emergency services from gaining access to these amenities a seaside locations which could lead to the loss of life. 

“We encourage the public to plan their journeys and think safety first when parking your vehicle,” the Gardai said in a statement. 

“The outcome of parking illegally could be far more serious than a FCPN or vehicle towing and puts others and your own life at risk. 

An Garda Siochana reminds and encourages the public to social distance and follow public health guidelines when attending these locations this Summer.

An Garda Siochana is also supporting National Water Safety Awareness Week (June 14th – 20th). Information on this campaign and general water safety can be found on Water Safety Irelands Website – www.watersafety.ie/national-water-safety-awareness-week/

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