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Part of the site of the proposed development at the old CBS monastery.

Green Light For Housing Development At CBS Monastery Site In Tralee

October 12, 2023 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW residential development has been given the go ahead at the site of the CBS Monastery at Castlecountess in Tralee. Kerry County Council granted permission to the applicants Nailun Limited for the development, subject to 19 conditions. The existing two-storey building — which is located adjacent to CBS The […]

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An aerial view of the site.

Plans For New 235 Unit Housing Development In Tralee

October 2, 2023 at 12:34 pm 2 comments

NED O’Shea Construction company has lodged a planning application for a €70m, 235-home, Large Scale Residential Development (LRD) in Lisloose, Tralee. The 9.2-hectare Lisloose site is located off the Bracker O’Regan Road and aims to supply housing for the growing population, while also creating 200 direct construction jobs in the local […]

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Council To Receive €2.5m To Acquire Vacant/Derelict Properties

Council To Receive €2.5m To Acquire Vacant/Derelict Properties

July 11, 2023 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

THE government has approved €2.5 million to tackle vacancy and dereliction in Kerry. The funding is being allocated to Kerry County Council in Call Three of the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF), a fund to tackle vacancy and dereliction in our towns and cities. The local authority will acquire […]

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The new estate, Cluain Láir at Lohercannon.

Second Phase Of 94 Housing Units At Lohercannon Won’t Be Delivered Until Late 2026

January 24, 2023 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE next phase of social housing in Lohercannon will deliver an extra 94 units, but they won’t be delivered for around four years. Council management gave an update on the their social housing plans at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors last Thursday. Three housing  schemes by approved housing […]

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How the proposed housing development at Matt Talbot Road/Island of Geese site will look.

Plans Published For Local Authority Housing At Island Of Geese Site

September 15, 2022 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published plans for a local authority housing development at Matt Talbot Road in Tralee which incorporates part of the Island of Geese site. Under the Part VIII planning process, the Council has published, on its website, the plans and designs for the 27 residential units. The […]

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Houses at Clean Láir at Lohercannan will be fully completed by the end of October.

120 New Social Housing Units To Be Delivered In Tralee Before End Of October

September 7, 2022 at 4:57 pm 1 comment

THERE will be 70 social and affordable housing units commencing construction next year in the Tralee Municipal District, while 120 units completed units will have the keys handed over to tenants by the end of October 2022. The details were revealed after a question from Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley […]

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Deputy Pa Daly.

Daly Encourages Students To Take Part In Survey On Accommodation Crisis

August 16, 2022 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has invited students across Kerry to share their experiences of the student accommodation crisis in the party’s online survey. The survey is an opportunity for students and apprentices to share their stories about how the housing crisis is impacting on their studies and […]

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Approval Granted For Construction Of 15 Apartments In Tralee

Approval Granted For Construction Of 15 Apartments In Tralee

February 7, 2022 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

STAGE one and stage two approval has been granted by the Department of Housing to Kerry County Council for the construction of 15 apartments in Tralee. The apartments will be built at Hawley Park, St Martins Park and Mitchel’s Road. Minster for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley  welcomed the news saying: […]

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Minister Darragh O'Brien and Minister Norma Foley joined by Tralee MD councillors and local residents at the opening of An Carraigín in Balloonagh on Monday. Photo: Minister Darragh O'Brien/Twitter

Ministers Officially Open New Estate In Tralee

September 6, 2021 at 6:40 pm 1 comment

THE Minster for Housing, Local Government and Heritage was in Tralee on Monday to officially open a new estate in Tralee. Minister Darragh O’Brien TD also visited numerous projects and developments in Tralee, Farranfore, Barraduff, Rathmore and Killarney. Chief among the events on the agenda was the official opening by Minister […]

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Traveller accommodation at Rathass.

Traveller Accommodation At Rathass To Be Redeveloped

July 16, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRAVELLER accommodation at Rathass is set to be redeveloped after the go ahead was given by councillors at a special meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Thursday. The existing accommodation of four two and three-bedroom units is set to be replaced with four two-bedroom units and 2 three-bedroom units. There […]

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Council To Get Over €1.1m For Work On 78 Vacant Social Homes

Council To Get Over €1.1m For Work On 78 Vacant Social Homes

May 21, 2021 at 1:08 pm Comments are Disabled

AN announcement of €1,170,000 in funding for the refurbishment and re-letting of 78 vacant social homes in Kerry this year has been made this afternoon by Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien. As a result of the funding made available to Kerry County Council, there will be refurbishment of […]

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Council To Get Over €1m Under Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Programme

Council To Get Over €1m Under Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Programme

February 18, 2021 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will receive €1,082,718 under the Energy Efficiency Retrofitting Programme for Social Houses. Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Local Government and Planning, Peter Burke TD, and Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform Malcolm Noonan today […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Looks At Designs For Social Housing Units On Part Of Island Of Geese

November 5, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is investigating preliminary designs for social housing units on a section of the Island of Geese on the Matt Talbot Road. This was revealed after a question by Fianna Fáil Cllr Johnnie Wall at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee MD of Kerry County Council, where he asked […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry County Council Allocated Nearly €1m To Refurbish Social Housing Units

September 15, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

GRANT funding totalling €991,600 has been allocated to Kerry County Council under the 2020 Voids Stimulus Programme to enable the refurbishing of 50 social housing units for the purpose of re-letting them to individuals and families. As part of the July Stimulus Programme, the Department of Housing, Local Government and […]

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Kerry Receives €405,000 To Improve Housing Stock For Older People And Those With Disabilities

Kerry Receives €405,000 To Improve Housing Stock For Older People And Those With Disabilities

September 9, 2020 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY is to receive state funding of €405,286 to improve housing stock for older people and people with a disability. It’s part of an €18 million nationwide package announced by Government today to improve housing conditions. Deputy Government Chief Whip, Brendan Griffin TD welcomed the news and said; “This funding […]

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43 New Social Housing Units To Be Completed In Tralee MD During 2021

43 New Social Housing Units To Be Completed In Tralee MD During 2021

July 7, 2020 at 4:05 pm Comments are Disabled

FORTY-THREE new local authority housing units from two developments are scheduled to be completed in the Tralee Municipal District in 2021. While 28 units are due to be completed by the end of this year in Balloonagh (adjacent to Connolly Park), there are 22 housing units currently being built in Ardfert […]

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The site (with red border) in Rahoonane on which social housing units will be constructed.

Councillors Approve Construction Of Eight Housing Units At Rahoonane

July 6, 2020 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors have approved the construction of eight social housing units in Rahoonane. The development will consist of four terraced two bedroom units and four terraced three-bedroom units on a site of 0.28 hectare. The site is located at the edge of the Shanakill and Rahoonane estates fronting […]

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Minister Opens New Social Housing Units In Tralee

Minister Opens New Social Housing Units In Tralee

July 20, 2019 at 11:12 am 1 comment

THE Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Mr Eoghan Murphy TD, performed the official opening of 33 new local authority social housing units in Kerry on Friday and also visited two sites in Tralee and Killarney where a total of 82 new homes are currently under construction. Minister Murphy […]

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Councillors Approve 28 Unit Local Authority Development…Again!

Councillors Approve 28 Unit Local Authority Development…Again!

September 17, 2018 at 11:04 am 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District councillors met on Monday morning to approve a local authority housing development for the second time. On Monday, September 4, Councillors unanimously approved the construction of a 28-unit estate, which will be located in the lands behind Scoil Eoin Primary School, adjacent to Stacks Villas and south […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Five Council Housing Developments At Planning/Design Stage In Tralee Municipal District

September 7, 2018 at 3:12 pm Comments are Disabled

FIVE local authority housing developments are at the planning/design stage in Tralee Municipal District at the moment with completion dates scheduled by the end of 2020. The update on the housing list was given at the latest Tralee Municipal District meeting of councillors on Monday. There are 37 units under […]

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Cllr Calls For Zero Tolerance Approach To Council Tenants Causing Misery In Estates

Cllr Calls For Zero Tolerance Approach To Council Tenants Causing Misery In Estates

September 4, 2018 at 12:14 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has called for changes in council tenancy agreements to give more power to the local authority when it comes to dealing with individuals who are making their neighbours’ lives a misery in estates. Speaking at Monday’s Tralee MD meeting, Cllr Locke said residents in estates […]

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Rock Street/Connolly Park Junction To Be Upgraded Before New Housing Estate Is Occupied

Rock Street/Connolly Park Junction To Be Upgraded Before New Housing Estate Is Occupied

September 4, 2018 at 11:03 am 2 comments

THE busy junction connecting Connolly Park with Rock Street is to be upgraded before a 28 unit social housing development nearby is occupied. Councillors unanimously approved the construction of the estate, which will be located in the lands behind Scoil Eoin Primary School, adjacent to Stacks Villas and south of Connolly Park, […]

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At the signing of the contact for 21 new housing units at Killeen were Charlie O'Sullivan KCC, Cathaoirleach of KCC John Sheahan, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley and Ned O'Shea, Contractor.

Contract Signed For 21 New Housing Units At Killeen

May 4, 2018 at 3:34 pm Comments are Disabled

THE contract has been signed for the construction of 21 new housing units in Tralee. The new homes will be developed at Killeen Road and are being constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland Programme. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, and the Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley […]

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Kielduff native, Michelle Moore, with architects Dermot Bannon and Ciaran Ferrie after winning the award yesterday in Dubin Castle.

Kielduff Native Teams Up With RTE Star To Win National Design Challenge

June 29, 2017 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

A KIELDUFF native’s idea won the Overall Award at the Homes for Smart Ageing Universal Design Challenge announced yesterday in Dublin. Michelle Moore (née Savage) came up ‘The Abhaile Project’ which she founded and developed with well-known architect Dermot Bannon of RTE fame and another architect Ciarán Ferrie. Michelle — a […]

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€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

€3.2m Allocation To Build 19 Social Housing Units In Mitchels Area

July 23, 2015 at 3:57 pm Comments are Disabled

€3.2 million has been allocated Clúid to build 19 social houses in the Mitchels/Boherbee area in Tralee. In total €3.9 million has been allocated by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to Cluid and St. John of God Housing Association. €218k and €512k has been allocated to Clúid […]

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Kerry Gets €3.6m For Social Housing And Adaptation Grants

Kerry Gets €3.6m For Social Housing And Adaptation Grants

May 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER €3.6m in Government funding has been allocated for Kerry’s housing needs. The funds will be used across a range of housing schemes to make more social housing available and to improve housing for people with disabilities, as well as retrofitting homes to improve energy efficiency. Labour TD, Arthur […]

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Government To Invest €62m With Kerry County Council To Reduce Housing List

Government To Invest €62m With Kerry County Council To Reduce Housing List

April 1, 2015 at 10:16 am 1 comment

THE Government have announced they are to invest €62m with Kerry County Council in a bid to reduce the housing list in the county by 26%. It is planned that 1058 social housing units will be delivered by the local authority by the end of 2017. Overall, a total of €62,028,669 is […]

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