Kenmare Ireland
Carnegie Art up and coming week
Published: Sunday, 19 October 2014 15:04
Carnegie Art up and coming week

Next Week we got a Talk on Cyberbullying and Internet Safety by KDYSand Award Winning Film 'Jimmy's Hall'

Life Lessons from Francis Brennan’s school of charm
Published: Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:20
Life Lessons from Francis Brennan’s school of charm

The co-owner with his brother, John, of Kenmare’s five-star Park Hotel knows how to treat people and how to be treated. He has put his wisdom into a book and Claire O’Sullivan picked out some gems.

Unregulated street traders causing ‘mayhem’ in town
Published: Friday, 17 October 2014 17:43
Unregulated street traders causing ‘mayhem’ in town

Uncontrolled street trading is causing "absolute mayhem" in a tourist town, it was claimed yesterday.

High fashion show set for Kenmare
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 22:28
High fashion show set for Kenmare

 A GLAMOROUS evening of seasonal style and high fashion is guaranteed on Friday, November 21, as Kerry's finest designers get set to reveal their finest collections ahead of the Christmas season at a special event in Kenmare.

Polar explorer Tom Crean is Kerry's Greatest Person of the last 110 years
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 22:22
Polar explorer Tom Crean is Kerry's Greatest Person of the last 110 years

The polar explorer emerged as our readers' choice in a competition celebrating The Kerryman's first 110 years in existence. It's further proof his extraordinary feats of endurance at the South Pole remain a source of deep pride for the entire county.

Carnegie Up & Coming Events
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 22:09
Carnegie Up & Coming Events

Screening of Local Director's First Feature Film 

Tourism summit gets the thumbs up from experts
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014 10:16
Tourism summit gets the thumbs up from experts

 KILLARNEY'S credentials as an adventure tourism hub were rubber stamped this week as the local tourism industry rolled out the red carpet for over 700 of the world's most influential travel writers and adventure tour organisers.

New Business in town
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014 09:58
New Business in town

Did you know that we have a new business in town. Irish cable manufacturer & wholesaler, Electrotech Distributors Ltd is now based in Kenmare.

Well done Café Paradiso Cork, and Lime Tree, Kenmare
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014 09:28
Well done Café Paradiso Cork, and Lime Tree, Kenmare

Café Paradiso in Cork city is No.2 on this list and Lime Tree Kenmare is No. 6. Both very well deserved (as I am sure others are on the same list)

New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014 21:05
New scandal: 10 Irish Water customers had their bank details sent to their landlords

DETAILS HAVE EMERGED of a data protection breach at Irish Water. The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has confirmed ten cases whereby a customer of the utility had their bank account details sent to their landlord in error.

14 reasons why people don’t like and don’t trust Irish Water
Published: Tuesday, 21 October 2014 20:59
14 reasons why people don’t like and don’t trust Irish Water

IT’S THE STORY that just won’t go away. Irish Water is not just causing a massive headache for the government it’s also causing confusion, stress and worry for householders up and down the country as they grapple with how much water they can use and how much they will have to pay for.

iMac With Retina 5K Display First Impressions: A Screen In Which To Lose Oneself
Published: Sunday, 19 October 2014 18:17
iMac With Retina 5K Display First Impressions: A Screen In Which To Lose Oneself

Apple’s new iMac boasts a screen with an almost preposterous resolution of 5180×2880 pixels, which makes it the world’s highest resolution display. The screen is the key ingredient here, despite changes under the hood, and after a couple of days of use, it’s still the screen that (stating the obvious here) catches my eye.

Former Beara resident's work on show in Kenmare
Published: Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:51
Former Beara resident's work on show in Kenmare

THE work of very talented Dutch Painter Joop Smits will go on exhibit at the Purcell Gallery in Kenmare on October 31. Smits, who died earlier this year, had a home on the Beara Peninsula for more than 20 years and painted prolifically.  

Kenmare faces “extreme danger” from renewed flooding
Published: Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:41
Kenmare faces “extreme danger” from renewed flooding

A NEW study commissioned by the OPW warns that another flooding of the Finnihy River poses “extreme danger” to the centre of Kenmare Town.

Most children under seven don’t know their vegetables
Published: Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:37
Most children under seven don’t know their vegetables

The majority of children aged under seven are unable to correctly identify common vegetables.

Walk of the Week: Chill out while walking on Kenmare’s wild side
Published: Saturday, 18 October 2014 12:15
Walk of the Week: Chill out while walking on Kenmare’s wild side

ON fine summer days, folk sit at the tables outside Teddy O’Sullivan’s pub at Bunaw Pier and enjoy views of the harbour, boats and mussel lines, the Caha Mountains to the southwest, and Tooth and Tooreennamna mountains opposite. It is a colourful and lively scene.

Lloyds Banking Group to sell troubled Irish loan book to Lone Star
Published: Friday, 17 October 2014 17:59
Lloyds Banking Group to sell troubled Irish loan book to Lone Star

Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to sell 4,000 non-performing Irish mortgage loans to Lone Star Funds, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. 

Relishing the sheer challenge of running cliff top hotel
Published: Friday, 17 October 2014 17:51
Relishing the sheer challenge of running cliff top hotel

Kenya-born Adriaan Bartels has all the required sophistication to manage a five-star boutique hotel.

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Irish clampdown on tax avoidance will be followed by the UK
Irish clampdown on tax avoidance will be followed by the UK
Published: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 19:13

Today the Irish government announced something very significant. The closure of the notorious "Double Irish" tax loophole.

Over 1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web
Over 1,000 Europeans a day ask Google to scrub Web
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014 10:29

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is being swamped with demands from Europeans trying to erase humiliating links to their past from the world's dominant Internet search engine.

Ebola Virus
Ebola Virus
Published: Sunday, 12 October 2014 10:24

Ebola virus: Mock British outbreak tests NHS response as experts say it is 'increasingly likely' that disease will reach the UK.

USA leave Ryder Cup a team divided in defeat
USA leave Ryder Cup a team divided in defeat
Published: Tuesday, 30 September 2014 09:14

What happens in the team room stays in the team room. A notable exception occurred Sunday after the United States had lost another Ryder Cup to Europe, its eighth defeat in the last 10 meetings, 16.5 - 11.5.

GlaxoSmithKline Fined £297m For China 'Bribes'
GlaxoSmithKline Fined £297m For China 'Bribes'
Published: Friday, 19 September 2014 09:34

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been fined almost £300m by a court in China in relation to allegations of bribery.

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