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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Killarney

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# Litter
Kilkenny named Ireland's cleanest town for 2012
The Marble City pips Cavan and Killarney to be named Ireland’s cleanest by Irish Business Against Litter.
# Tourism Town
Ireland’s first national tourism town named...
It was chosen from a shortlist of ten top tourism towns.
# Guinness
What did the Guinness family ever do for us?
Forget Arthur’s Day – National Philanthropy Day will hear about the real legacy left behind by some members of the brewing family: a cathedral, a library… and bacteria get a look in too.
# Best in show
It's official... Westport is the best town in Ireland
Says who? Retail Excellence Ireland, that’s who.
# Suicide
Coroner calls for greater advertising of suicide helplines in pubs
Six out of eight cases at the Killarney coroner’s court today dealt with suicide – the highest number ever.
# Support
United in respect: Read Tyrone's tribute to 'inspirational' Kerry fans
“If you wanted your faith in decency, respect, honour and dignity restored, then Killarney at about eight o’clock last Saturday evening was the place to be.”
# Kingdom
No piseog at the heart of Kerry jersey change for Gooch
Kerry’s campaign has a brighter outlook after last Saturday’s clash in Killarney and their captain is leading the way.
# GAA
VIDEO: Mickey Harte rues red card but magnanimous after defeat in Killarney
The Red Hand chief insisted Brian McGuigan’s sending off was ‘rather harsh’ but says Kerry were the better team.
# Roads
Paudie O'Leary named as victim of Kerry hit and run
The 42-year-old cyclist died after being involved in a collision early yesterday morning.
# Buskers
Over-loud buskers could be banned from streets of Killarney
The tourist town’s council will consider barring loud street performers, after they were described as a “nuisance” for residents.
# Referendum
Pro-Treaty parties: Adams 'misleading' public on access to ESM funds
Simon Coveney and Timmy Dooley attack Gerry Adams, saying his claims about access to the ESM are wrong.
# Sinn Féin
Adams calls for No vote and proposes €13bn stimulus in Ard Fheis speech
The Sinn Féin president also told delegates in Killarney that a united Ireland makes economic sense.
# Sinn Féin
In full: Speech by Gerry Adams at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
The full text of the Sinn Féin’s president’s speech to his party conference in Killarney this evening.
# Sinn Féin
McGuinness urges republican dialogue with unionists
“Ireland as a nation can only truly prosper if we are at peace with ourselves as a people,” McGuinness said at the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis.
# Top of Coom
Fire destroys Top of Coom, Ireland's highest pub
Nobody was injured in the incident.
# Health
Health Minister to address INMO conference today
James Reilly will address the conference as nurses and midwives conclude their annual conference in Killarney today.
# Health
Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference
The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.
# Teachers
Teachers ask Govt to keep its side of Croke Park Agreement
INTO president Noreen Flynn made the comment at the union’s congress in Killarney today. She said that the Croke Park Agreement “has delivered so far”.
# Teachers
Teachers call for reduced Church control of schools
Primary school teachers will also vote on a motion to maintain their pay levels as set out under the Croke Park deal.
# GAA
He's back: Cooper returns to lead Kingdom against Mayo
Talismanic Dr Crokes forward returns to the intercounty fray in Tralee on Sunday.
# mystery noise
Healy-Rae wants Killarney’s “annoying and unusual” mystery noise investigated
The TD has asked Environment Minister Phil Hogan to investigate the strange humming noise, which has been reported in the Killarney area and seems to have no known cause.
# Tee Time
The venue for next year’s Irish Open will be announced today…
… and, if reports are to believed, those in Killarney won’t be happy.
# mallow
Woman dies and four injured in Cork road collision
A 22-year-old woman died after a collision with a car carrying a mother and her three children who were injured.
# Halloween
Take a tour of Ireland's most haunted spots...
Wondering how to frighten the living daylights out of yourself for the rest of the weekend? Check out these scary tours and spooky spots.
# On song
Karaoke kings and queens called to Kerry
What do you mean you didn’t know the World Karaoke Championships are at the INEC from tonight? Where the Tina Turner have been?
# Killarney
Killarney crowned Ireland's tidiest town
The Co Kerry town has picked up two prizes for cleanliness in the past week.
# Dirty Dublin
Killarney hailed as Ireland's cleanest town but Dublin is a "dirty black spot"
Cigarette butts, fast food wrappings and chewing gum are again the biggest sources of litter around Ireland.
# Road Death
Fresh appeal for cyclist killed in Kerry road collision
Nineteen-year-old Shane Courtney died after being struck by a car in Fossa.
# Roads
Construction to begin on new €97m Tralee bypass
The 13.5km stretch will take 21 months to build, and is aimed at improving traffic in Tralee while clearing the way to Killarney.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we still be building new roads?
We’re turning the sod on a new bypass for Tralee today – but with the budget deficit so big, should we be cutting back?
# Victory
He's the man: Dyson fends off Green to win the Irish Open in Killarney
Simon Dyson showed the Irish contingent how to do it, as he beat Australia’s Richard Green to the Irish Open title.
# Competition
WIN: tickets to Sunday's Irish Open action
We have one pair of passes for the final round of action in Killarney this weekend. Getinthehole!
# Silly Boy
Darren Clarke caught speeding; poses for pictures with cops
Recently-crowned British Open champion tells critics of his much-publicised celebrations to “get a life”.
# in photos
Caption comp: Tee-shock Enda takes a swing at Rory glory
What could the Taoiseach and the US Open champion be saying to each other? You tell us….
# Kerry Gold
When Enda met Rory (and Clarkey)
Ireland’s latest major champions, Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke, were presented with lifetime memberships of the European Tour by Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the site of the Discover Ireland Irish Open today.
# Home thoughts
Who can seal a home win at the Irish Open?
The Irish Open gets underway tomorrow at Killarney. From major champions to European Tour veterans, meet the hopes for a home victory.