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Nonstop line up of Summer Entertainment at Gleneagle & INEC!

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Live in Killarney brings you the best of entertainment this Summer at the Gleneagle Hotel and INEC Killarney.  The nonstop line up of events features something for everyone including music, kids shows, comedy, dance and musicals.

Every Monday during July and August we are delighted to welcome Michael English to the line-up, the legendary Brendan Shine every Tuesday and king of country Mike Denver every Wednesday.  Thursday, Friday’s & Saturday’s sees a medley of singers and bands perform including Johnny Brady, Lisa McHugh, Joe Dolan As it Was, Bagatelle, Brendan Grace, The High Kings and a whole lot more.   Grab your dancing shoes as Country Sunday's returns with performances by Ireland's best loved country stars including Cliona Hagan, Jimmy Buckley, Patrick Feeney & Ciaran Rosney, Paddy O’Brien to name but a few....

It’s off to Grandma’s house we go on July 22nd when Little Red Riding Hood and the Silly Billy Wolf will thrill our young audience.

From July 10-14, we are so excited to welcome the Legally Blonde the Musical to the INEC Killarney.  The smash hit Broadway and West End Show features X Factor’s Lucy Jones, BBC EastEnders’ Rita Simons, and Bill Ward, star of ITV’s Coronation Street and Emmerdale star.  Legally Blonde The Musical is an all singing, all dancing romantic comedy, a fun-filled, feel-good pink fest.

Daniel O’Donnell plays his only summer concerts in Ireland in the INEC from 14th-19th August 2018.

The international dancing phenomenon Riverdance returns to the INEC Killarney from Sept 12th -16th.  For over two decades, nothing has carried the energy, the sensuality and the spectacle of Riverdance and we are delighted to welcome it back to Killarney for a limited run.

With fresh air aplenty, acres of national park to run wild in and all the nature you can possibly imagine, Killarney is a kid’s paradise. The team at The Gleneagle Hotel roll out the red carpet for families, from family-friendly dining options to one of the best hotel leisure centres in the country. They offer a selection of room sizes, suites and self-catering apartments so families big and small can book their perfect space.

Their famous kids’ clubs and kids’ entertainment runs during the school holidays, they also have pitch and putt, tennis and squash facilities open all year round. Book your summer family break today www.gleneaglehotel.com

 

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Killarney man wins most-coveted trophy in sheepdog trials

By Sean Moriarty Kilcummin farmer Tom O’Sullivan – one of the main organisers of last month’s Sheep Dog Trials in Fossa – has become the first Kerry man to win the biggest award in the sport. Tom is the chairman of the Killarney sub-committee and was a member of the 15-strong Irish team that participated […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Kilcummin farmer Tom O’Sullivan – one of the main organisers of last month’s Sheep Dog Trials in Fossa – has become the first Kerry man to win the biggest award in the sport.

Tom is the chairman of the Killarney sub-committee and was a member of the 15-strong Irish team that participated in the international sheepdog competition in Aberystwyth in Wales last weekend.

A total of 60 competitors, 15 each from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, contested the biggest event in sheepdog trials on Friday to Sunday last.

After getting through the qualifiers on Friday and Saturday, Tom and his dog Northhill Tess, fended off the challenges of the other top-15 qualifiers to win the International Supreme Champion award.

Not alone is he the first Kerry man to win the competition, which has been running since 1947, he is just the fifth Irishman to do so and the first from Munster.

“The qualifying course was similar to Killarney,” he told the Killarney Advertiser.

However, Sunday’s final was much more difficult. His dog had to round up a flock of sheep at the left hand side of the course. Then Northhill Tess, under the guidance of Tom, had to round up a smaller flock and bring them to the same holding pen. When finished, five of the sheep were wearing red collars and Tom had to instruct his dog to separate them and bring them to a separate holding area.

“It is the biggest trophy in sheep dog trailing,” he added. “Everyone who trains a dog does so for this day. It is mind blowing. My family are very proud, they know the time and the work involved preparing for this.”

The standard at the Killarney event last month was evident in Wales last weekend. The Killarney winner, Peter Morgan and his dog Moss, ran Tom to a very close second.

His son Peter Og won the Young Handlers award and Team Ireland were declared the overall winners based on aggregate scores in the final 15.

Tom arrived home to Kilcummin on Monday night to a traditional homecoming bonfire.

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Vaccination centre leaves basketball club homeless

By Sean Moriarty With the National Basketball League set to get underway in two weeks’ time, Scott’s Lakers St Paul’s Killarney Basketball Club are still unsure where they will play their homes games this season as their usual venue is being used as a COVID-19 vaccination centre. The local side play Limerick Celtic away on […]

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By Sean Moriarty

With the National Basketball League set to get underway in two weeks’ time, Scott’s Lakers St Paul’s Killarney Basketball Club are still unsure where they will play their homes games this season as their usual venue is being used as a COVID-19 vaccination centre.

The local side play Limerick Celtic away on the weekend of October 8 and 9 and their first home game is set for October 16.

Currently their home venue at Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre is unavailable as it is being used as a COVID-19 vaccination centre and according to the Health Service Executive (HSE) this week, there are no plans in place, as of yet, to move out.

Killarney Cougars, the town’s newest addition to the National League, has secured the use of the gym at St Brigid’s Secondary School in the town centre but, as it stands, St Paul’s remain homeless as the season opener looms.

“It is ridiculous at this stage,” said head coach Jarlath Lee. “If you look at what is happening at the Sports Centre, there are very few people in and out of there now compared to the start [of the vaccination roll-out].”

The HSE when contacted by the Killarney Advertiser this week said that they would not be adding to a previous statement issued earlier this month, which said: “In relation to Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre, we are very grateful to staff and management for the use of their facility as a vaccination centre.

“Planning work is well underway for the next phase of the vaccination programme, locally and nationally. This includes a review of where vaccinations are administered in future, but we cannot confirm any decisions in relation to any particular location at this point in time.”

However, the HSE did confirm this week, that the Tralee Vaccination Centre, located at the Munster Technology University, will re-locate to the recently vacated Borg Warner factory in the town. The move is expected to be completed within the next week to 10 days.

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