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Summer is here and so is The Gleneagle cabaret

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IT SIMPLY wouldn’t be summer in Killarney without the famous Gleneagle Summer Cabaret which returns this July and August. and this year as always features the best of Irish entertainment. Every night from July through August the legendary Gleneagle Hotel Ballroom is occupied by a stalwart of the Irish entertainment industry.

Brendan Shine returns every Tuesday night and the man from Portumna Mike Denver has also kicked off his Wednesday night residency. Monday sees one of Ireland’s foremost comedy hypnotists Adrian Knight entertain the whole family with his comedy stage show with over two hours of side-splitting entertainment, packed with fast-moving stories and audience participation.

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays feature a veritable smorgasbord of Irish legends with performances from Dickie Rock, The Wolfe tones, Red Hurley, Bagatelle, and Nights on Broadway – The Bee Gees Story to name but a few.

Grab your dancing shoes as Country Sunday’s returns with performances by Ireland’s best loved country stars including Derek Ryan, Barry Kirwan, Declan Nerney & Robert Mizzell, Shawn Cuddy to name but a few….

The family-run Gleneagle Hotel is one of Ireland’s leading leisure and entertainment destinations. Where else can you find such extensive leisure facilities, world-class entertainment and genuine hospitality and all without stepping beyond the front door?

Also, it is 60 years since The Gleneagle first opened its doors and so to celebrate the hotel has lined up a host of special events throughout 2017.
For further information and or the full list of dates contact the Box Office on 064-6671555 or log onto www.inec.ie

 


 
Above: Launching The Gleneagle Summer Cabaret 2017 was renowned comedian Brendan Grace, with Liam Kealy, manager, Patrick O’Donoghue, MD, Gleneagle Hotel Group, Geraldine Tangney, manager, and Eileen Grace, wife of Brendan Grace. PICTURE: VALERIE O’SULLIVAN

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Hike up Strickeen Mountain for air ambulance

  Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance. The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab. It […]

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Locals and visitors are being invited to join a guided ascent of Strickeen Mountain on July 4 to raise funds for the Irish Community Air Ambulance.

The hike, described as an easy to moderate climb and family friendly well be led by Killarney-based Irish Community Air Ambulance volunteer and tour guide Krzysztof Szwab.

It is expected that the 7.5km hike will take around three hours to complete and participants will benefit from the expertise of Krzysztof for a minimum donation €10 per person or €20 per family.

Strickeen Mountain is the eastern most peak of the MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and the hike will start from the Gap of Dunloe at 11am on the day.

As an added bonus fruit and water, donated by local supermarkets including Lidl, Aldi and Daly’s SuperValu, will be provided. The first 20 to register will receive a limited edition Irish Community Air Ambulance face covering snood.

“This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has never climbed this mountain, but wants to do it with the help of an experienced guide,” Donie Lucey, who is one of the Irish Community Air Ambulance’s chief fundraisers, said.

Further details are available from Donie on 086 854 5873 or from Krzysztof on 087 7589697 after 6pm.

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Golf club launches Summer Series competition

By Sean Moriarty Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality. The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer. Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at […]

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By Sean Moriarty

Competitive golfing has resumed at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club marking another step towards normality in the locality.

The O’Mahony’s Point course hosted an open singles event on Monday last and this competition will continue every Monday for the rest of the summer.

Meanwhile the club’s ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series gets underway at the famed Killeen course this coming Wednesday (June 23). This series will continue every Wednesday for eight weeks and top five scorers on each date will qualify for a Grand Final which is scheduled for Sunday, August 22.

“We are delighted to launch the ‘TaylorMade’ Summer Series. This is a singles stableford event taking place on the Irish Open course, Killeen,” said the club’s marketing manager Meg Dalton. “With over €8,000 worth of prizes to be won, this is an event not to be missed. The first opportunity to qualify for the grand final is Wednesday.”

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Investigation continues into New St fire

  Killarney Gardai are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fire on New Street last week. The fire broke out at the Eviston House Hotel in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday (June 7). It started in a room just off the kitchen on the first floor and spread along the venting […]

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Killarney Gardai are continuing their investigation into the cause of a fire on New Street last week.

The fire broke out at the Eviston House Hotel in the early hours of Bank Holiday Monday (June 7).

It started in a room just off the kitchen on the first floor and spread along the venting and ducting on the first, second and third floors. There was heavy smoke throughout the hotel but all guests were evacuated safely.

The landmark hotel, which also houses the famous Danny Mann pub, has not yet reopened, and local Gardai are still investigating its cause.

“The investigation is ongoing,” a Killarney Gardai Station spokesperson told the Killarney Advertiser. “We are establishing the full facts in relation to the fire.”

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