Bringing poetry to the Park

If you’ve made it past the headline and into this first paragraph, the topic might already be making your eyes glaze over. For those of you already scanning elsewhere on the page for greater thrills, hauld on a minute.

Yes, poetry can seem like double dutch until you get a poet the calibre of our own Brendan Kennelly that makes sense and wonder of it all. If you’re still not convinced, Google his poem, Begin.

Every now and again someone comes up with a good idea to bring poetry to a wider audience. For instance, poems were displayed on the Dart in Dublin a few years back to open up the world of poetry to commuters.

Killarney Rugby Club scores with annual awards night

Prospects are looking bright for Killarney Rugby Club if the array of talent rewarded at the Youths and Seniors Awards Night last weekend is anything to go by.

A bumper crowd touched down at the awards and Video Race Night in the Killarney Avenue Hotel last Friday night. One of the highlights was seeing the U14s squad step into the limelight to receive their West Munster League and Cup winners medals and the League Cup.