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Top tourism buyers get the Killarney experience

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Influential overseas tourism buyers spent the week sampling Killarney’s offerings ahead of the Meitheal trade show.

Fáilte Ireland’s flagship trade show continues at the INEC today (Friday) after a busy opening day (yesterday) Thursday.

Ahead of the show international tourism buyers from across the globe experienced some of the best Killarney attractions including Killarney Brewing and Distilling; Wild N Happy Tours, Aghadoe, Lord Brandon’s Cottage, Killarney National Park, Donal ‘Dux’ O’Donoghue Boat Tours, The Europe Hotel, Killarney Jaunting Cars, the Killarney Lakes, and Kerry Airport.

This pre-Meitheal tour provided the overseas buyers with opportunities to experience first-hand what their clients can expect to see and do while in Killarney.

The tours are organised by Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, in conjunction with Tourism Ireland and are designed to showcase Ireland’s destination regions – the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s Ancient East, Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands, and Dublin. The tailor-made fact-finding tours play an important part of the Meitheal experience, by providing the travelling buyers with an authentic flavour of what Ireland has to offer their clients.

“Ireland has world-class scenery, activities, attractions, culture and heritage, and we were pleased to showcase these unique experiences to so many influential overseas buyers this week,” Paul Kelly, CEO of Fáilte Ireland said.

“Driving growth in the regions through tourism is a key priority for us at Fáilte Ireland. Through tailored trips like these, we can showcase Ireland’s cultural riches and tourism offerings to top international buyers, which they can then sell on to their customers around the world. This will ensure Ireland and Kerry is front of mind as they prepare itineraries for 2023 and beyond.”

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Help reduce the appearance of cellulite  

By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio Needless to say we all know what cellulite looks like, but there are many ways to reduce its appearance and help […]

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By Jill O’Donoghue from Killarney Toning and Beauty Studio

Needless to say we all know what cellulite looks like, but there are many ways to reduce its appearance and help us look and feel better about it.

Yes, people often assume it’s down to a weight issue but it is associated with diet and exercise. It can affect all ages, male and female. There are many ways to help reduce and eliminate it.

Nothing can substitute for eating a healthy diet and getting enough exercise. Just as with other signs of ageing, cellulite is best managed first and foremost by focusing on maintaining a healthy weight long term. But certain topical treatments may help it become less noticeable and improve skin’s overall appearance, if used regularly. Dry body brushing is one technique to try by brushing upwards every day towards the heart for increased blood circulation.

Using anti-cellulite products can help if you are doing regular exercise and watching your diet, but if you feel you need a boost to get you headed in the right direction, there is a few different salon treatments that can be of benefit.

The Universal Contour Body Wrap is a great treatment which results in inch loss due to the detoxing effect of the sea clay or also the Electro Cellulite Massage rollers (ECM) by CACI Machine, which is a 12-session course over four weeks, this is recommended for desired results.

Pilates is always an amazing lifestyle choice. Having the toning tables for the past 30 years in Killarney, we are lucky to hear the amazing results from our clients past and present. Some have even been with us since we started! The male and female reviews have reported reduced cellulite with weekly appointments, improved posture, increased energy and mostly reduced cellulite.

To book an appointment or to find out more information, call 064 6632966. 

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Car dealers are now hubs for Ukrainian donations

Two Kerry-based car dealers are part of a national campaign to provide essential aid for Ukraine. Donagh Hickey Motors in Rathmore and Adam’s of Tralee are the two local garages […]

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Two Kerry-based car dealers are part of a national campaign to provide essential aid for Ukraine.

Donagh Hickey Motors in Rathmore and Adam’s of Tralee are the two local garages that have signed up for the project.

Under the scheme, the garages will be used as collection hubs for essential equipment that will be transported to the war torn country.

“We have a very large and loyal customer base and we are appealing through them to make donations,” Adam’s of Tralee General Manager, Marcus O’Shea, told the Killarney Advertiser.

“Any dealer could have signed up for this but we are one of only two in Kerry to do so.”

The garages, following advice from humanitarian agencies in Ukraine, have created a very specific list of what is urgently needed out there.

These include generators, solar battery chargers, batteries, power banks, flashlights, drones and tablets.

Medical equipment like First Aid kits (NATO standard) and other medical items are also sought.

People can assist by either dropping goods to the two garages or by making a donation via www.safeharbourforukraine.org.

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