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Vintage club unveils restoration projects for 2023

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Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club launched the 2023 restoration raffle on Friday last.

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A large crowd turned out for the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club's restoration launch on Friday

Breeda Daly and Fiona O'Carroll of St. Francis Special School

John O'Connell Eamon Maguire Mike Walker Gemma Moynihan and Ger Moynihan of Killarney Rugby Club

John Spillane and Tom Toban of Kerry Stars

Paul Murphy Linda Murphy and Niamh O Carroll of the Paul Murphy Charity.

The launch took place at the Warehouse Cafe in Farranfore - one of the main sponsors this year.

There was a huge crowd on the night who enjoyed refreshments, music and entertainment.

Fred McDonogh from Red Chair Recruitment unveiled the 1979 Land Rover to the public – the main restoration project.

Two motorcycles – a Honda 70 and a Honda X8R will also be restored and that project is supported by Brian Glover of BG Motors.

Lee Strand Dairies have also come on board for a second year.

"We are very excited about this year's raffle as the club is celebrating 10 years, As with previous years, I'm sure the public will support this charity fundraiser,” said Tom Leslie, Club Chairman.

There was also a huge display of Vintage cars on display.

This year’s restoration raffle will support St. Francis Special School, Paul Murphy Charity, Killarney Rugby Club and Kerry Stars.

For more details and to keep up-to-date with this fundraiser follow the Killarney Valley Classic and Vintage Club’s Facebook page.

Tickets are now on sale and can also be purchased online at www.killarneyvalleycv.com

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Credit Union launch a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd.

Building on recent success the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick have launched a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd. Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd specialise in Photovoltaic (PV) […]

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Building on recent success the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick have launched a new collaboration with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd.

Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd specialise in Photovoltaic (PV) Solar systems that generate electricity, battery storage, air to water heat-pumps and much more.
Gilroy’s work with customers to receive the SEAI once-off grant towards the purchase and installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and heat pumps for your home.
Collaborating with Kerry and West Limerick Credit Union expands the finance options available to Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd customers to help finance new PV Solar Panel installations. Loan rates will be directly linked to the property BER starting from 4.7%(4.89APR) for an “A” rated BER.
Martin Gilroy; CEO with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd said: “We are delighted to officially launch this collaboration with the Credit Unions of Kerry and West Limerick. Customers have already reaped the benefits on recent installation projects after contacting their local Credit Union. Having a direct link to local Credit Unions allows us to guide customers to affordable financing options based on the specific installation quotation we provide at very competitive rates.“
Speaking on behalf of the Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions, Ashley Fitzgerald added: “We are delighted to have Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd come on board as part of our Greener Homes Loan offering. Home Energy Upgrade have become a prominent concern and talking point among members in recent months, by Credit Unions having a direct link with Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd allows both sides to make referrals and seek the best finance option for members. We are working hard building relationships with Green Energy Ltd providers as we want to ensure our members can avail of the best loan rates for all upgrade works.”
Credit Unions across Kerry and West Limerick. Abbeyfeale Credit Union, Cara Credit Union, Killarney Credit Union, Listowel Credit Union and Rathmore and District Credit Union can be reached via: www.creditunion.ie
Gilroy’s Green Energy Ltd can be contacted on 066-7115920, email info@gilroys.ie or for more information visit www.gilroys.ie.

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Racegoers Club to host Cheltenham Preview Night

Killarney Racegoers Club will host its annual Cheltenham Preview Night in Corkery’s Bar on March 7. Admission is free and this year’s chosen beneficiary is the Killarney Branch of St […]

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Killarney Racegoers Club will host its annual Cheltenham Preview Night in Corkery’s Bar on March 7.

Admission is free and this year’s chosen beneficiary is the Killarney Branch of St Vincent De Paul Society.
The expert panel includes professional punter Paddy Wilmott, leading jockey Conor McNamara, up-and-coming Kerry-based trainer Eoin McCarthy and local bookmaker Brendan Tyther with Vince Casey acting as the event’s compere.

“There is no admission fee but a raffle on the night for dual membership of Killarney Racegoers Club for the year, which includes 13 days racing and many reciprocal days to other race meetings,” said Mr Casey.

The Cheltenham Festival begins on March 12.

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