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Worshippers welcome to special Masses

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By Michelle Crean

It takes place in the Franciscan Friary with Novena Masses on from tomorrow (Saturday) to Monday June 13.

Fr David Collins OFM will be directing the St Anthony Novena this year.

Daily Masses are at 10am and again at 7pm, on Saturday at 10am and 7pm and Sunday at 11.30am.

"We are very happy to have the novena going again," Br Pat Lynch told the Killarney Advertiser.

"It's been a couple of years because of COVID."

The Student Mass, which he said is very popular, will be held this coming Tuesday at 7pm.

Reconciliation Services are on Monday after both 10am and 7pm Masses, Blessing of Expecting Mothers on Sunday next (June 12) after 11.30am Mass. The Healing Service and Adoration also takes place on Sunday June 12 at 7pm.

The Feast of St Anthony is on June 13, with the Masses With Blessing Of The Lilies at 10am and 7pm and the Blessing of the Children and Families at 4pm.

Fr David Collins OFM will be directing the St Anthony Novena this year. He is Guardian in the Friary in  Galway and was previously at the Killarney Friary for five years.

"We're really looking forward to it, it's good to have these things back on."

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​​Bursaries presented to schools at Lions Club open night

By Michelle Crean Three Killarney schools have been awarded bursaries from a local group. Killarney Lions Club made the presentations to Killarney Community College, St Brigid’s Presentation School and St […]

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By Michelle Crean

Three Killarney schools have been awarded bursaries from a local group.

Killarney Lions Club made the presentations to Killarney Community College, St Brigid’s Presentation School and St Brendan’s College to help support students in need.

It took place at their open night recently in the KDYS Youth Centre.

The night featured different exhibitions about Killarney Lions Club activities such as the Annual Christmas Food Appeal and the Kerry Clubs Fair.

“It was great that people made the effort to come and find out more what Killarney Lions Club does, despite the weather on the night. We are a voluntary group so community support is vital for activities such as our Christmas Food Appeal which will kick off very soon.”

The Killarney Lions Club, through its members, assists various groups and individuals in and around the community. Lions do this through voluntary activities, fundraising and by holding various types of events in support of a great many local causes.

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Staff celebrated for their long service

Stalwarts of the tourism industry in Killarney were delighted to celebrate their long term team members with a gourmet dinner in Great Southern recently. The event was held for all […]

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Stalwarts of the tourism industry in Killarney were delighted to celebrate their long term team members with a gourmet dinner in Great Southern recently.

The event was held for all team members of the Great Southern and Killarney Royal who have over 10 years of service, and was hosted by Michael Jacobi, Managing Director, Hayfield Family Collection and Mark Scally, Financial Controller, Hayfield Family Collection.

32 employees celebrated on the night, with the Great Southern represented by John Fitzgerald with 53 years of service, Martina O’Leary with 44 years of service and Kathleen Bhuiyan with 31 years of service. From Killarney Royal Joseph Hurley celebrated 37 years of service with John Harrington celebrating 32 years and Nuala Doolan celebrating 30 years.

“It is an absolute pleasure for us to celebrate our long term staff members,” event host and Hayfield Family Collection Managing Director, Michael Jacobi, said.

“They have played such an integral part in achieving the high standards we are known to provide and are such familiar welcoming faces for our guests.”

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