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Problematic water mains to be replaced in Deerpark

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Irish Water is to replace approximately 1,200 metres of water mains between Arbutus Grove, Arbutus Drive and Countess Road.

The works, to replace problematic trunk water mains in Deerpark, will commence in mid-September.

The works are expected to run until mid-December and some outages will occur.

Motorists are advised to also prepare for traffic disruption during the project.

Works will commence adjacent to the rear entrance of Dr Croke’s GAA pitches on Arbutus Grove, and will proceed along Arbutus Grove and Drive, through the Park Road roundabout where the new pipe will tie into the existing network on Countess Road.

“We are extremely pleased to be replacing this section of trunk main for the community here in Deerpark. Replacing these old and problematic trunk water mains will reduce the drinking water lost by leakage and will bring an all-round improvement to water quality for the community,” Steven Blennerhassett from Irish Water said.

“In partnership with Ward and Burke and Kerry County Council, we have been engaging with the residents and aim to complete the works with as little disruption as possible by early December. However, the works may involve some short-term water outages. Our project team will ensure that customers are given a minimum of 48-hours’ notice before any planned water outages. Where water mains are being replaced, traffic management may be in place. Parking spaces may be temporarily closed to complete works. Local and emergency traffic will be maintained at all times.”

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Wedding open day at the Kenmare Bay

The Kenmare Bay Hotel is hosting a wedding open day on Sunday. The event will run from 2pm to 5pm and couples planning on tieing the knot in the future […]

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The Kenmare Bay Hotel is hosting a wedding open day on Sunday.

The event will run from 2pm to 5pm and couples planning on tieing the knot in the future are invited to meet the hotel’s wedding planning team.

New for 2023 is the recently refurbished Banqueting Suite.

“See our new table arrangements and sample our new menu options, tour our hotel facilities and accommodation options,” said the hotel’s wedding manager Alan Donnery.

“Appointments are advised to ensure you get to speak to a member of the wedding team on the day,”

Every attendee will get a ‘Lucky Dip’ wedding prizes on the day.

“Make a night of it with our VIP Wedding Experience including overnight stay, wedding fayre evening meal chosen by our head chef, sparkling wine, late lazy checkout and more,” added Alan.

For more information call Alan or Síle today on 064 6679300, email alan@kenmarebayhotel.com or go to www.kenmarebayhotel.com.

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Ghost hunter’s video goes viral

By Michelle Crean They have a love of things that go bump in the night – and it seems the public do too – as a Killarney man’s ghost hunting […]

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By Michelle Crean

They have a love of things that go bump in the night – and it seems the public do too – as a Killarney man’s ghost hunting video has gone viral.

PJ O’Sullivan from Púca Vogue Paranormal Ireland and his ghost busting team posted a video online around Christmas time, but it was only over the last two weeks that it went viral – clocking up 1.9 million views and over 2k likes on Facebook.

“We were naturally shocked ourselves at this,” PJ, who is originally from Gneeveguilla but lives in St Mary’s Terrace in town, told the Killarney Advertiser.

The video was taken in Redwood Castle in, Lorrha, Co Tipperary in October when the Irish paranormal investigator invited like-minded people to the location for Hallowe’en.

PJ, who has been a paranormal investigator for over 15 years, set up Púca Vogue Paranormal Ireland three years ago and works alongside his son Leo and his partner Eva Walsh.

In the clip, Eva and Liz Kelleher are in the background with singer/songwriter Rebecca McRedmond front and centre.

“On the night we had a total of 10 people in the castle for the lockdown investigation including our own Rory Murphy and Veronika Slomiany,” he said.

“It was filmed on the ground floor inside the main entrance area. It was a Hallowe’en paranormal investigation where we had guests including Damien O’Rourke from Cuppa Tea TV.

“We were investigating the ground floor. It was filmed in total darkness and Rebecca had felt a touch as we started and shortly in this clip she felt another touch at her leg. Eva had also commented the room had now felt tense, so on review of the footage we can see what we believe is her dress floating outward, and on inspection both her ankles show her feet were on the ground; there was no drafts, and it tied in with the experience so we shared that clip.”

He added that they share clips from investigations but let people decide for themselves what it is that they see.

“We share what we believe we capture and this is just a few minutes as a part of the whole night as we investigate the castle over all floors usually from around 9.30pm to 4am with breaks and we have up to five cameras recording in 50 minute segments continuously which we download after for review. But as you can imagine with full-time jobs and life it takes time to review all the footage so we mix what we do with pictures and sites of interest. We are non-profit on all events. We had done Leap Castle the previous night, this is claimed as Ireland’s most haunted castle and again shared the experience, but this is the reel that just took off on Facebook which has us surprised, but we are all very proud of Púca Vogue Paranormal.

“This is not our first capture from this castle as we have previously shared on their social media, we experienced more on the night which we will share at future dates.”

To see the video go to our Facebook page: Púca Vogue Paranormal Investigations.

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