€12,000 will be needed this year to maintain Killarney’s twinning relationships with destinations worldwide. The town is twinned with nine locations in the US, Britain, Italy and France. A review of these relationships has been carried out by Killarney Municipal District and found some twinnings are more active than others. The cultural and economic benefits of twinning for Killarney were highlighted and fostering existing relationships rather than seeking new ones was preferred.
Semi-final draws are to take place this weekend for various Kerry Schoolboys/Girls Cup competitions.Those draws will be live on Radio Kerry.Padraig Harnett reports
Ger Counihan is chairman of the Kerry Vintners’ Federation. They met Minister Ross this week to raise concerns about rural towns and villages.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/repeatger.mp3