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New local initiative to help pregnant mums

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Killarney 'Bump room classes' have been started up by Bridie Kennelly (CORU Registered Physiotherapist and Dietitian.

The Bump Room aims to reassure, motivate and support mums to be to stay fit, strong and confident to exercise in pregnancy. The educational components of the classes are designed to support women during their pregnancy and throughout the postnatal period.

Bridie graduated with a BSc Hons in physiotherapy from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2014. Her passion for women's health began in 2018 when she worked as a physiotherapist in Cork University Maternity Hospital.

In 2022 she completed a MSc in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from UCC - graduating with a 1st class honours and the UCC award for clinical excellence.

Using her knowledge in physiotherapy and dietetics, Bridie hopes to continue to pursue her passion in women's health and empower women through exercise and nutrition.

Classes are taking place in Killarney on Tuesday evenings at the KDYS.
For further information and to book classes please visit https://thebumproom.ie

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Kerry v Cork match day parking

  Kerry take on Cork in the first round of the Munster Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday. This glamour tie always attracts a huge crowd and Cork fans will […]

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Kerry take on Cork in the first round of the Munster Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium on Saturday.

This glamour tie always attracts a huge crowd and Cork fans will travel in their droves from the Rebel County.

As a result there will be parking restrictions and traffic disruptions in the town on Saturday afternoon.

“Please be aware that the town will be bustling with activity, and traffic congestion is expected. Some parking areas may reach capacity, so we recommend allowing extra time for your journey,” said a Garda spokesperson.

Parking will be available in the following areas near the stadium: New Street, The Glebe car park, Fair Hill car park, High Street, Rock Road car park and the Lewis Road car park.

Parking in the vicinity of Fitzgerald Stadium is reserved for residents with parking passes only.

For a full preview of the match turn to our Sports section on page 54

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Win tickets for Taylor Swift and support Palestine

Killarney For Palestine is raffling two tickets to a Taylor Swift concert in Edinburgh. The group is raising funds for the Halaq family who are known to Kerry Friends of […]

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Killarney For Palestine is raffling two tickets to a Taylor Swift concert in Edinburgh.

The group is raising funds for the Halaq family who are known to Kerry Friends of Palestine and who are currently displaced in tents in the Gaza Strip.

Their homes were destroyed in the city of Khan Younis by Israeli airstrikes.

“It currently costs between €5,000 and €6,000 per person to be evacuated from Gaza,” said Susan Larkin of Killarney For Palestine.

To be in with a chance of winning the tickets for the June 8 concert all you have to do is make a donation via the gofundme link below.

A minimum €5.00 donation ensures entry to the draw which will be made on April 24.

Link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/hx5ahx-help-my-children

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