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Spa secure 15th All-Ireland Scór title

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Spa GAA club were crowned All-Ireland Senior Scór Champions 2024 for the second year in a row.

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This is the club’s 25th title in Scór Sinsear with fourteen in dancing and one in solo singing.
The team was made up of Liam Spillane, Gary O Sullivan, Kianan O’Doherty, Darragh Brosnan, Aine Brosnan, Meghann Cronin Anna and Katie O’Connor and they successfully defended their All-Ireland title at the INEC last weekend.
“They started their All Ireland journey on March 23 at County Scór Sinsir in Ballybunion. They competed in the Munster Semi-final in April in Pallasgreen, County Limerick and
Craobh na Mumhan [the Munster Final} was held on April 13 in Newport, County Tipperary where they retained the title for the second year in a row,” explained the club Anne Holland.
“Well done mentors Triona and Mairead Mangan.. A special mention to our Scor officer Michael Ahern who works hard behind the scenes. “
“The All Ireland was held at the INEC, Killarney on May 10. This was nearly the same team that defended their title except for Darragh Brosnan who received his first senior title. Darragh is the holder of the current Scor na nOg All Ireland title.
“A huge achievement for such a talented young dancer. The other seven dancers are the holders of their second Scór Sinsear Rince Seit title.
“This is not overnight that these titles were achieved as they’ve been dancing with the Mangan School of Dancing from the age of four.
“The last three years East Kerry are the holders with Gneeveguilla winning in 2022. Spa won their first last year after a famine of fifteen years. The Mangan sisters are the holders of 23 All-Ireland titles. Triona has eleven and Mairead with a very impressive 12 and probably a record in Scor. They are also mentors of eight All-Ireland titles.
This is Spa’s fifteenth title in Scór Sinsear with fourteen in dancing: Rince Foirne 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016, Rince Seit 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2023 and 2024 and Solo singing (Siobhan O’Brien)1990.

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Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Down Syndrome Kerry

This year’s Three Peaks Challenge, organised by Killarney Cycling Club will raise funds for Down Syndrome Kerry. The June 15 event,  the only one day cycle event Down Syndrome Kerry […]

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This year’s Three Peaks Challenge, organised by Killarney Cycling Club will raise funds for Down Syndrome Kerry.

The June 15 event,  the only one day cycle event Down Syndrome Kerry is associated with this year, promises to be a fabulous day of cycling and fun!.

The 100km route challenges the stronger cyclists and the 75km route gives cyclists the chance to become familiar with Moll’s Gap which is part of the Ring of Kerry route.
The cycle sets out from Killarney, heading out the Cork Road. The 75km route (one peak) turns right at Loo Bridge for Kilgarvan and onto Kenmare, while the 100km route, (three peaks) heads over the county bounds to Ballyvourney, onto The Top of Coom and then Kenmare. Both routes continue on over Moll’s Gap, passing through the picturesque Ladies’ View and back into Killarney, where all participants will be treated to a burger and drink at the finish line.

“We will guarantee plenty of laughs and refreshments along the way, there are two routes available; 100km or 75km, to meet all abilities, covering some of the most beautiful landscapes in Ireland. This is the perfect warm-up for anyone thinking of doing the Ring of Kerry cycle this year or anybody looking for a really well run sportive with great craic compulsory,” Chairperson of Killarney Cycling Club, Kevin Murphy.

All cyclists who register online will be entered into a raffle for some great spot prizes kindly donated by our sponsors, winners collecting their prize at the finish line.

Down Syndrome Kerry’s goal is to help people with down syndrome to make their own futures as bright and independent as possible by providing them with education, support and friendship every step of the way.
Funds raised from this cycle will help Down Syndrome to continue to provide vital services such as speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and job coaching to their members.
As Down Syndrome Kerry do not receive any government funding, they are totally dependent on your support to continue to make these services available to those who need them.
You can register for the cycle which is €40 for Cycling Ireland members, €20 for accompanied under 16’s on event master:- https://eventmaster.ie/event/dW04CnGSwV

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BAR 1661 is teaming up with Pig’s Lane for a night of cocktail mastery

BAR 1661, the winners of Ireland’s Bar of the Year 2022, are taking up temporary residency in Killarney’s first underground hotspot, Pig’s Lane for one night only on May 21. […]

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BAR 1661, the winners of Ireland’s Bar of the Year 2022, are taking up temporary residency in Killarney’s first underground hotspot, Pig’s Lane for one night only on May 21.

The dynamic team at Dublin’s BAR 1661, who have recently taken their talents to venues in Sweden, London, and the famous Dead Rabbit Bar in New York, are now hitting the road to Killarney for an epic takeover event.

Staunchly Irish and fiercely independent, BAR 1661 have two goals in mind; to introduce the world to Poitín and lift Irish cocktail culture to fresh heights.
Headed up by their founder Dave Mulligan, the Dublin team will transform Pig’s Lane on College Street for one night only. Since opening just a few months ago, Pig’s Lane has been raising the bar in Kerry with its cocktails, whiskey and wine offering. Kicking off at 6pm, experience a curated selection of Poitín-infused cocktails, featuring a bespoke rendition of BAR 1661’s drinks menu.

The crew will also serve up their unique take on the classic Irish Coffee with their Belfast Coffee, steeped with cold brew coffee, top-quality Irish Poitín, and rich demerara syrup. Guests will be able to chat with the team, get some insider knowledge on how to elevate their own cocktail-making skills, as well as learn insider tips on how to blend flavours to satisfy their own palette.

Two-time World Championship Mixologist and Drinks Development Manager for the O’Donoghue Ring Collection and Pig’s Lane, Ariel Sanecki said of the upcoming takeover: 

“We are very excited to welcome one of Ireland’s leading bars, BAR 1661, for an exclusive collaboration with us here at Pig’s Lane. This takeover is a great opportunity for people to meet with innovative mixologists who will be crafting bespoke creations right in front of them! We look forward to welcoming guests on the night, to what promises to be an epic event, featuring premium drink producers and unforgettable flavours.”

Before the takeover starts, drinks aficionados can join Dave for an intimate Poitín Masterclass. Attendees are invited to explore the diverse landscape of Poitín, accompanied by fascinating insights into its vibrant history and contemporary revival.

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