THE positions of Mayor of Tralee and Mayor of Kerry will be formally decided at meetings of the municipal districts and Kerry County Council on Monday.
It’s understood that Pat McCarthy from Ballymac will become the new Mayor of Kerry, while Tom McEllistrim will be the new Mayor of Tralee.
The ex-Fianna Fáil TD will become Mayor of Tralee for the first time when Jim Finucane of Fine Gael hands over the chain of office.
Fine Gael councillor, Pat McCarthy, is expected to become the new Mayor of Kerry following a decision by councillor Liam Purtill to turn down the post.
Cllr Bobby Buckley from Castleisland will become the Mayor of Killarney, Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen will take over the Kerry South and West post and Cllr Jimmy Moloney will be the new Mayor of Listowel.