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Wedding bells for Ellen and Myles

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THEIR paths first crossed in the bride’s parents’ kitchen and Ellen Mitchell and Myles Cronin exchanged wedding vows recently.

Ellen, from Castleisland, and Myles, from Maughantourig, Gneeveguilla, were introduced to one another when her sister Katie Mitchell and his friend Kane O’Donovan called into the family home with Myles and another friend. “What's crazy is my mom originally comes from Gneeveguilla and growing up we spent a lot of time there with my family and grandparents. Myles' grandparents Micheal and Nell Cronin and my grandparents Danny and Kathleen O’Leary were friends so in a way it's like it was meant to be,” said Ellen.

They were married recently in St Stephen and St John's Church in Castleisland by Fr Dan O’Riordan and held their reception at the Ballygarry House Hotel, Tralee. Ian Cronin captured the big day on camera.

Helping lead the celebrations were the bride’s parents Eileen and John Mitchell and the groom’s mother and father Kathleen and Timmy Cronin. “My grandmother Phyllis Mitchell attended and was very special to have her there,” said Ellen.

Katie Mitchell was maid of honour with Claire Crowley and Derval Spillane as bridesmaids. The groom’s brother Timothy Cronin was best man with his friend Michéal Carroll and brother-in-law John O’Halloran as groomsmen.

The couple's sons, Seán Cronin, two, and Tadhg Cronin, six weeks, together with Myles’ nephews Jack and Ollie O’Halloran were pageboys with Paige Campion as flowergirl. “We got engaged in the Castlemartyr Hotel on my birthday 2015 when Myles went down in one knee with our then-10-month-old son Seán present. “Our wedding day was truly beautiful. From start to finish, it really was a day to remember.”

The groom’s uncle Mikie Cronin along with Tim Gleeson and Tom O’Connell performed traditional music at the drinks reception. Truly Diverse ensure the newlyweds and their guests danced the night away, as did DJ Donal Clifford.

Ellen, a theatre nurse, and Myles, a carpenter, enjoyed a mini-moon in the Europe Hotel & Resort and will go on honeymoon next year. They will reside in Maulykeavane.

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Gleeson Dental now offering facial aesthetics

Gleeson Dental, located on St Anthony’s Place, is now offering facial aesthetics. It is the latest offering from the town centre practice. Dr Susan Gleeson graduated as a general dental […]

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Gleeson Dental, located on St Anthony’s Place, is now offering facial aesthetics.

It is the latest offering from the town centre practice.

Dr Susan Gleeson graduated as a general dental surgeon 27 years ago.

She previously worked in England and Cork before returning home to Killarney in 2009 to take over her father’s dental practice with her sister Katie.

“More recently, I decided to pursue my keen interest in facial aesthetics. Hence, I embarked on an intensive training course,” she told the Killareny Advertiser.
“This mentorship is under the guidance of Dr Sheila Li, a Harley Street based dentist with over 10 years’ experience in facial aesthetics. Every year following an interview process, Sheila takes on six trainees and I was lucky enough to get this amazing training opportunity.”
The course is a year-long process involving in-depth learning and hands-on clinical training days in Dr Sheila’s Harley Street clinic.
The course, also, extends to treatment planning cases with Dr Sheila, thus allowing access to her vast knowledge when planning treatments for Dr Gleeson’s patients.
“Therefore, I am now able to offer a vast array of facial aesthetic treatments at Gleeson Dental. These treatments include the use of Botox to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. In addition to this, Botox has a wide range of additional applications, including the treatment of tooth grinding, headaches, gummy smiles, neck bands and excessive underarm sweating,” she added.
Dermal filler treatments are, also, available to treat issues related to volume loss while skin booster treatments such as Sunekos and Profhilo can be used to regenerate and rehydrate tired looking skin.
Facial aesthetics may conjure up images of over-filled expressionless people but Susan hopes to change people’s view of it.

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Killarney postcode V93 home to the county’s most-expensive properties

With properties both for rent and for sale in short supply, prices in the Killarney area have remained strong. In fact, houses with the V93 eircode were, once again, the […]

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With properties both for rent and for sale in short supply, prices in the Killarney area have remained strong.

In fact, houses with the V93 eircode were, once again, the most expensive homes in Kerry over the past 12 months according to data published by the CSO Residential Property Price Index. The report shows that in the year to December 2023, the average cost of buying a home in Kerry was €242,000 up 5% from the previous year’s figure of €230,000
Nationally that figure now stands at €327,000.
The average house price within the V93 eircode region was €284,000, 17% approx. above the average price for a home within the county.
With supply levels at an all time low and with very little new construction in the pipeline, there is little sign of this changing in the immediate term.

Commenting on the market, Ted Healy of DNG, has expressed concern with the low volume of properties available for sale at present.
‘We have lots of interested buyers seeking property in the Killarney area but unfortunately, we cannot satisfy the demand at present. The past 12 months has seen us securing sales in record time for record levels.”

DNG Ted Healy will be launching a new development of townhouses in the Woodlawn area to the market in the coming months and report that demand is exceptionally high.
The expect these properties to sell out in record time.
And with construction due to commence shortly on another scheme of detached houses on Muckross Road, it is looking like a busy year ahead.
However, this will not be enough to satisfy the demand at present. Properties within the V93 area are highly sought after and in very short supply, resulting in strong prices being achieved.
So is now a good time to sell your property? Yes, according to DNG Ted Healy who is actively seeking properties for sale to satisfy their ever expanding list of buyers.

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