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Rugby club tees up with O’Sullivan Cycles for golf classic

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Killarney RFC hosts its golf classic tomorrow. David O’Sullivan, O’Sullivan’s Cycles, High Street, is sponsoring one of the competition prizes. Pictured from left, are Ger Moynihan, club captain, Junior Finnegan, Paul Murphy, chairman, David O'Sullivan, O'Sullivan Cycles, Liam Murphy, KRFC Minis, Mike Fuller, president, and Gearoid Moynihan.

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RUGBY fans, golfers and even a fair few cyclists will be descending en masse on Killarney Golf & Fishing Club tomorrow for Killarney Rugby Club’s golf classic.

And a novel hole-in-one competition on the iconic 18th hole will certainly challenge even the best. The contest is open to both ladies and gents and the first player who strikes a hole-in-one will win a top-of-the-range bicycle and gear from O'Sullivan's Cycle worth up to €5,000. “It’s a great way to finish a wonderful day of good fun and friendly rivalry,” said Liam Murphy of Killarney Rugby Club.

“The rugby club has had a fantastic response from the business community once again and with over 50 teams of three taking part it promises to be a great day out. Great sponsors have supported the event from the off and the club wishes to thank the many sponsors and supporters in establishing this event.”

It is planned as an inaugural event on the club’s calendar. “We have had great support from all sporting codes in the locality; again and this just shows you how stone mad for sport and 'craic' we are in Killarney and Kerry,” said Liam.

The hole-in-one will cap a series of great prizes including 'nearest the pin'; 'longest drive' and a monster raffle throughout the day for a bundle of great surprises.

“The club also thanks Killarney Golf & Fishing Club for their generous accommodation in Heaven's Reflex and to Paul Cotter and his catering team at The Chapel,” said Liam. “It’s be fun for all those involved and, who knows, we may have a brand new cyclist in next year's Ring of Kerry!”
 


 
Killarney RFC hosts its golf classic tomorrow. David O’Sullivan, O’Sullivan’s Cycles, High Street, is sponsoring one of the coveted competition prizes. Pictured above, from left, are Ger Moynihan, club captain, Junior Finnegan, Paul Murphy, chairman, David O'Sullivan, O'Sullivan Cycles, Liam Murphy, KRFC Minis, Mike Fuller, president, and Gearoid Moynihan.

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Fat dissolving injections target stubborn areas

By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio It may sound too good to be true but fat dissolving injections are as effective as the name suggests. They are […]

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By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio

It may sound too good to be true but fat dissolving injections are as effective as the name suggests.

They are administered by our in-house Dr. Micheal Flynn who has been attending our salon for the past 10 years. It is the double chin and neck area that is treated and is suitable for both men and women. If you haven’t heard of fat dissolving, it is a very popular and relatively new treatment that is used to target stubborn pockets of fat on the jaw line and chin area. The injection dissolves and eliminates fat cells in a safe and effective way, making it perfect for dealing with stubborn fat that simply won’t budge with exercise.

The main ingredient is a fat dissolving substance sodium deoxycholate, which is found naturally in the body. This is injected into the treatment area which over time will destroy the fat cells. These are then removed from the body by its own lymphatic system, a complex network that rids the body of unwanted toxins and waste.

It is important to understand that fat dissolving injections are not a weight loss treatment. The injections should only be used on people who are a healthy size or carrying a little extra weight. It’s most effective on the pockets of fat stored under the jawline, known as the double chin, a migration of fat cells from the cheeks to the jaw line.

The injections work at a slow pace. It can take serval weeks for full results, but once it’s gone, it’s gone. The results are permanent, once you don’t gain a massive amount of weight.

The next clinic is Monday August 22. To book an appointment or more information, call Jill on 064 6632966.

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Classic tractor drivers to embark on 400km drive to Killarney

By Sean Moriarty Six members of the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club will set out from County Meath on Wednesday on vintage tractors. They are participating in the annual […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Six members of the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club will set out from County Meath on Wednesday on vintage tractors.

They are participating in the annual Eastern Vintage Club’s Ring of Kerry Tractor Run which is raising funds for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Over 50 vintage tractors, including the six Killarney examples, will leave Nobber in County Meath at lunchtime on Wednesday.

After an overnight stop in the midlands on Wednesday night and Newcastle West on Thursday night, the tractors are expected in Killarney town centre just after lunchtime on Friday.

The ‘spectacular show’, now a regular feature of the Killarney summer, will bring the town to a standstill for around one hour.

On Saturday morning the group will depart Tony Wharton’s farm in Fossa before a nine-hour drive around the Ring of Kerry.

The run will finish with a spectacular drive through the Gap of Dunloe.

“We hope to pass through town around 3.30pm on Friday,” said local organiser, Tom Wharton, who is one of the six Killarney-based drivers who will undertake the 400km journey from County Meath to Killarney. “It is always a spectacular show.”

On arrival in Killarney, tractors will be joined by a group of classic cars that will depart Nobber at 9am that morning.

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