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The ultimate in feelgood magic at the Killarney Park Spa

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WANT to look and feel your best before a special occasion or simply feel like a little pampering? Then a visit to The Spa at the Killarney Park Hotel is a must.

The five-star hotel spa is always a wonderful haven and never more so than now, following a stylish refurb. To celebrate the spa’s new look, spa manager Jessica Horgan and her team are offering some really exciting summer packages. Choose from Glow, €69, and Shine, €99, or the Spa Special, €99.

The Glow package is a 40-minute treatment of choice, featuring Lime & Ginger or Massage or Booster facial followed by light lunch in the hotel’s Garden Bar.

The Shine package features a Tri Enzyme facial and back massage and also includes light lunch.

Thirdly, check out the Spa Special, which features an Elemis Biotec Firm and Lift Facial. In addition the first 30 readers to book one of these offers will receive an Elemis travel set, which feature generous-sized luxury Elemis goodies as well as a stylish purse.

The Elemis Biotec facials are ones to look out for if you have a special occasion on the horizon. Ultra-relaxing, they really live up to their billing as “results-driven” treatments.

They combine technology and the comforting magic of traditional hands-on massage and are regarded as the “next generation” of facials. Following this treatment, I drifted home from The Spa feeling super-relaxed and could definitely feel and see difference days later.

It is for this reason that many opt for this treatment prior to a big event such as a wedding, says Jessica. “The Triple-Tec Anti-Wrinkle Facial is ideal if you have a wedding coming up and is often chosen by brides and mothers-of-the-bride,” she said.

Elemis Biotec offers five standalone technologies in one machine; Ultrasonic Peel, LED Light Therapy, Galvanic Current, Microcurrent and Oxygen Infusion.

Powerful plant actives work with the body’s natural bioelectrical field and enhance the skin’s ability to rejuvenate. There are also facials tailored to sensitive and blemish-prone skin as well as a specific lifting facial. Contact The Spa at the Killarney Park on 064-6670089.
 


 
Above: The Killarney Park Hotel Spa therapists, front Jessica Horgan, spa manager, and Trish Murphy; back, Leanne Kinchella, Victoria Petraite, Jib O’Day, Victoria Khoklova. Pic: Don MacMonagle

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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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