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Inquiry into lift accident at Killarney Plaza

Officials from the Health and Safety Authority have started their investigations into how a lift carrying five patrons fell from the second floor of the four star Killarney Plaza hotel on Saturday afternoon eventually crashing into the basement car park.

It was reported that when the accident took place the lift contained five guests thought to be from Dublin and Meath. The parties concerned are believed to have been in Killarney in order to attend a wedding and were on their way to the reception in the hotel ballroom at around 2.30 pm. It is thought that those concerned were three brothers and two of their wives. The fire service, Garda and up to five ambulances attended the scene of the accident at the junction of Kenmare Place and Killarney Main Street. The five guests were freed from the lift when members of the fire service managed force it open. The injured patrons were then transferred to the accident and emergency unit of Kerry General Hospital in Tralee where it was confirmed that no one was seriously hurt and that they were being treated for broken bones and shattered ankles. Two people were later discharged from the hospital whilst three others were kept in over night.

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Family Easter in the Dunloe Castle hotel

The Dunloe Castle hotel is a 5 star hotel located on a 64 acre estate just 5 miles from Killarney town and overlooking the Gap of Dunloe. The ruins of the old castle are hidden within the grounds of the hotel and can be accessed following the pathways from the hotel.

Due to the unique location and facilities of this Killarney hotel guests will be able to choose from a wide range of outdoor and indoor leisure activities including complimentary trekking on Haflinger Ponies, and indoor tennis and swimming. There is also a golf course located within a few miles of the hotel. Guests who enjoy fishing can do so on the River Laune which flows through the Dunloe Castle hotel estate. Hotel staff will provide all the equipment you need free of charge and the catch of the day can be cooked for dinner by the kitchen staff.

Guests who choose to dine in the Oak Restaurant can admire the panoramic views which the eatery offers over the hotel gardens and Killarney mountains or you can choose to eat in the Garden Café. Hotel Dunloe Castle has 102 rooms, most of which have spectacular views of the gardens or the Gap of Dunloe....Click to read more about Uncategorized

Killarney hotel welcomes spring with special offers

The International Hotel is a three star hotel located right in Killarney town centre and a only a very short distance from Killarney National Park. The hotel has recently renovated its 90 luxurious rooms in order to improve the comfort and luxury of its guests. There are now three different room types that guests can choose from described as Standard, Superior and Executive guest rooms. The International hotel also has family rooms that include both a double and a single bed.

The hotel has released various special offers for March to celebrate the arrival of spring. These include ‘Midweek Breaks’ during the month of March for 99€ pps that include 2 nights bed and breakfast and 1 dinner. This offer is available from 1st March to 2nd April in a standard double room with the option of up-grading to an executive room for 119€.

From 11th until 31st March the hotel is offering a midweek special rate of “three nights for two”. Guests can stay three nights including bed and breakfast and pay only €10 for the third night. They will also be able to use the gym and sauna free of charge.

The hotel also has a ‘Weekends in March’ special that includes two nights accommodation and one...Click to read more about Uncategorized

Europe Hotel and Resort Killarney

The Europe Hotel and Resort in Killarney offers luxury accommodation in one of the best five star hotels in the town. Guests can immediately relax and admire the unique beauty of the magnificent grounds of the hotel overlooking Lough Leane, Killarney’s largest lake and the famous McGillycuddy Reeks Mountains. The Europe Hotel Killarney offers rooms where guests are sure to fall in love with one of Ireland’s most impressive views from their own private balcony overlooking Killarney Golf & Fishing Club or the Lakes of Killarney. The rooms and suites have all been decorated in a traditional style and are finished to a standard that will satisfy even the most demanding customers.

There are 187 bedrooms in total in the Europe Hotel with one Presidential Suite. Guests can also choose from 2 Penthouse Suites, 3 one bedroom suites, 27 junior suites with lake views, 11 junior suites with views of the Golf club, 82 rooms with views of the lake and 61 Golfside rooms. The hotel also features the ESPA, with indoor and outdoor vitality pool, fitness studio, thermal suite where guests can avail of a salt water pool, ice fountain, sauna and steam room. Different treatments can be chosen in the 16 treatment...Click to read more about Uncategorized

Quality hotel Killarney reopens for St Patrick’s Day

The Quality hotel and resort in Killarney combines a wide range of family accommodation and entertainment that are tailored to suit all age groups.  This well-known Killarney hotel is reopening on March 16th just in time to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and, as this year the celebrations are on a Thursday, many will be tempted to make a weekend of it in Killarney. The hotel is located within walking distance of Killarney town centre and is close to all the shops, restaurants and bars. The leisure facilities in the hotel include an 18 metre indoor heated swimming pool, children’s pool, saunas, steam room and Jacuzzi, which makes the hotel an ideal location for a break for all the family.

The Quality Hotel Killarney offers both hotel services and self-catering accommodation to suit the needs and requirements of all guests. Visitors can choose from 1 bedroom luxury suites, to superior guest rooms, family apartments or self-catering holiday homes.

Guests travelling with children can relax and enjoy their holiday since hotel staff have thought of everything their children may need and there are activities to suit all age groups from small kids to teens . The holiday homes and family apartments offer both the independence some...Click to read more about Uncategorized