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Kilcummin parishioners continue protest over loss of parish priest

A petition containing 1200 signatures was delivered to Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry calling on him to reverse the decision that makes Kilcummin one of five parishes without a resident priest.


Gooch pays tribute to “incredible hero” Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty

Kerry footballer launches new novel based on the true story of the Irish priest who is considered to be one of the most significant figures in Catholic resistance to Nazism.


New pastoral centre for Newtownpark parish

"We want to be bringing people into the Church as much as possible. This new pastoral centre is going to really help us to do that.” – Fr Dermot Leycock


Franciscans bless jarveys’ horses

“We decided there are ponies and horses here that are so much part of Killarney, they are beautiful creatures and they bring so much joy to so many tourists and especially children who maybe have never been in a jaunting car before,” Fr McCarthy explained.


Killarney students to present bursary at Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Awards

Killarney students are to present a €1000 bursary to the principal of a girls’ secondary school in South Sudan this evening.


Fr Shay Cullen to personally accept Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty Award next month

The co-founder of the PREDA Foundation will receive the award in recognition of his work with abused children in the Philippines.


War chaplain Fr Donal O’Sullivan remembered at Masses

Prayers offered at Masses in the Diocese of Kerry for world peace and for people everywhere who serve in the army of their country.


Nominations invited for Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty Award

The 2016 recipient will be announced in late August and the award will be presented on 5 November during the 9th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.


Memorial to be erected to honour Mgr O’Flaherty

Irish priest hero's role in saving 6,500 Jews and Allied soldiers during World War II to be marked next May.


Kerry-born priest receives Mgr O’Flaherty award

85 year old Redemptorist missionary from Fossa has been tirelessly serving the people of northeast Brazil for over 55 years.


Kerry diocese launches youth initiative

“Ógra Beo is an opportunity to build on the strengths we already have in our diocese" - Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry.


Bishop Browne launches new Ógra Beo programme

Faith-based parish programme is geared towards post primary young people.


Leading priest sociologist dies in Kerry house fire

Tributes paid following tragic death of 82-year-old retired lecturer and local historian Fr Gearoid O'Donnchada.


Gardaí probe assault on former Bishop of Kerry

Man in his 30s alleged to have punched the 79-year-old retired bishop in the face in a train carriage.


Kerry missionary wins Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty Award

Redemptorist Fr Seán Myers serves a community in a Brazilian parish which is over half the size of Ireland.


Killarney Cathedral forced to keep gates padlocked

“We have seen some cars parked inside the Cathedral grounds at half eight in the morning and left there until six in the evening.”


Nominations invited for Mgr Hugh O’Flaherty Award

The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.


Franciscan formation goes international

During novitiate in the US, candidates will be given an intense experience of Franciscan life.


Three men take vows as Presentation Brothers

Nine men studying at Killarney novitiate at the moment.


Preparations underway for episcopal ordination in Kerry

Bishop Bill Murphy prepares to pass the baton to Bishop-elect Ray Browne.

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