KCON lands in Killarney

Thousands of people will descend on Killarney this weekend for the first ever Kerry Comic Con or K-Con.

The INEC will host the event presented by Dublin Comic Con and will provide events for movie and tv fans, gamers and those with an interest in sci fi, fantasy, horror, anime, comics and games.

Among the attractions will be Nicholas Brendon who played Xander in Buffy, Casper Van Dien who appeared in Starship Troopers and Lord of the Rings star John Rhys Davis.

Over the weekend there will be gaming tournaments, movie screenings, battle reenactments and costume contests.