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Burst Mains May Affect Water Supply In Parts Of Tralee

Burst Mains May Affect Water Supply In Parts Of Tralee

October 14, 2021 at 12:16 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water is advising customers that a burst mains may affect water supply to some parts of Tralee today. The areas affected are Caherslee, Mounthawk, Fenit, Ballyvelly, Lohercannon, Blennerville and Curraheen. Irish Water and Kerry County Council are currently working to repair the mains and supply should be fully restored […]

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Boil Water Notice Issued For Part Of North Kerry

Boil Water Notice Issued For Part Of North Kerry

October 12, 2021 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

A BOIL Water Notice was issued last night for the Ardfert North (Ballyheigue) and Clanmaurice Public Group Water Supply. Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Kerry County Council issued the notice to protect approximately 2,292 people supplied by the Ardfert North (Ballyheigue) Public Water Supply and […]

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Tankers To Supply Water To Public Until Around 10pm Tonight

Tankers To Supply Water To Public Until Around 10pm Tonight

July 28, 2021 at 6:45 pm 1 comment

TANKERS, at various locations around the Tralee area and beyond, will supply water until tonight at approximately 10pm, according to information from Cllr Mikey Sheehy, who has been in touch with Kerry County Council services. The disruption to thousands of homes and businesses continues this evening. While the water mains was […]

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Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

July 27, 2021 at 10:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are further problems with the water supply to the greater Tralee area and beyond this evening. Kerry County Council has posted on their social media page that “a further water mains break is impacting the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme tonight and will cause disruption to supply throughout Wednesday while […]

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Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

July 27, 2021 at 5:20 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council are advising the public that due to a burst on a trunk main on the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme yesterday evening, there will be curtailment of water supplies in parts of Tralee Town and the greater Tralee area until later tonight. The burst water main has […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Action After Further Water Problems In Ardfert

June 29, 2021 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called on Irish Water to bring forward the start date for the connection to the Regional Supply Scheme, expected to start in the Autumn. He call comes following the loss of water to the Ardfert area for the second time in 36hrs. There were breaks […]

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Funding Approved For Waste Water Treatment Plant In Fenit

Funding Approved For Waste Water Treatment Plant In Fenit

June 21, 2021 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water has announced that funding has been announced for a new waste water treatment plant in Fenit. The announcement was made at today’s monthly meeting of Kerry County Council. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy and Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris have both welcomed the news. The project will now continue […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Wants Meeting With Irish Water After Another Burst Water Main In Ardfert

March 26, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has expressed her frustration as another burst water main in Ardfert affected the local water supply yesterday evening. Cllr Deirdre Ferris said it a constant issue for the residents and business community in the Ardfert area. “This is the sixth water outage in Ardfert Village and the […]

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Cllr Says Irish Water Should Not Charge Businesses Closed During Lockdown

Cllr Says Irish Water Should Not Charge Businesses Closed During Lockdown

July 24, 2020 at 12:49 pm 2 comments

A KERRY County Councillor has called on Irish Water to immediately clarify their position with regard to charging commercial customers during a period when their businesses did not operate. Fianna Fail Councillor Michael Cahill said; “The Lockdown of homes and businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been with us here in […]

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One-Way Traffic System In Place As Water Mains Works Begin In Boherbee Area

One-Way Traffic System In Place As Water Mains Works Begin In Boherbee Area

February 11, 2019 at 1:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE will be watermain works taking place over the coming weeks from Moyderwell Cross down to the grotto in Boherbee. As a result, a one-way traffic system will come into effect. Responding to a request for information on the works from Tralee Chamber Alliance, Kerry County Council said on Friday that […]

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Planned €5m Irish Water Works In Tralee Town Area In 2018

Planned €5m Irish Water Works In Tralee Town Area In 2018

February 9, 2018 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water is currently rolling out an extensive multi-million mains rehabilitation and lead replacement programme in Tralee. It’s part of Irish Water Capital Investment Programme with €5m works planned for the Tralee Town Area in 2018. Commencing in March, contractor Coffey Northumbrian Ltd will work in O’Rahilly’s Villas, Strand Street, Rae Street, […]

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Sod Turned On €30m Water Treatment Plant To Service Tralee, Killarney And Beyond

Sod Turned On €30m Water Treatment Plant To Service Tralee, Killarney And Beyond

August 25, 2016 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE sod was turned today to mark the start of construction of a new water treatment plant on Lough Guitane in Central Kerry to a wide area in Kerry, including Tralee. Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal, Damien English, TD, did the honours as the new water treatment […]

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Burst Water Mains At The Kerries Creates Six-Foot-Deep Hole In The Road

Burst Water Mains At The Kerries Creates Six-Foot-Deep Hole In The Road

April 27, 2016 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

A BURST water mains out in The Kerries created a six foot deep hole on a road in The Kerries on Monday. Bernard O’Keeffe and his wife Clem sent in photos of the hole to TraleeToday.ie. They came upon it on Monday evening and immediately contacted the gardai. The couple stayed […]

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Cathaoirleach Welcomes €30m Investment In Central Regional Water Supply Scheme

Cathaoirleach Welcomes €30m Investment In Central Regional Water Supply Scheme

March 7, 2016 at 3:33 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Pat McCarthy, has welcomed the announcement by Irish Water that it is to invest €30m in the largest public water supply scheme in the county. The investment in the Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme – including the development of a new water […]

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PHOTOS: Crowd Gathers At The Right2Water Bill Burning Demonstration

PHOTOS: Crowd Gathers At The Right2Water Bill Burning Demonstration

August 13, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANTI-WATER Charge campaigners and protesters again showed their defiance of Irish Water and the Government in the Square yesterday evening as they publicly burnt their bills. THE Kerry Branch of the Right2Water movement were the group behind the event as they encouraged everyone present to avoid payment of their water bills. […]

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Kerry general election candidate, Michael 'Pixie' O'Gorman, speaking at a Right2Water demonstration last May. Photo by Dermot Crean.

Anti-Water Charges Group To Burn Their Bills In Tralee Demonstration Next Week

August 5, 2015 at 12:57 pm Comments are Disabled

  ANTI Water Charge campaigners and protesters will again highlight their defiance of Irish Water and the Government with an intention to burn their bills in public next week. The local Right2Water movement have organised the event for next Wednesday August 12 at 7pm in the Square in what is sure to attract […]

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Right2Water To Protest Outside Council Buildings On Monday

Right2Water To Protest Outside Council Buildings On Monday

July 17, 2015 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Righ2Water campaign got a shot in the arm earlier in this week when the government announced that  less than half (43%) of the total houses liable to pay water charges have paid up. “The news is brilliant and I think they’re hiding the figures. It could be even more […]

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Irish Water Figures Show 90% Of Kerry Households Have Registered For Charges

Irish Water Figures Show 90% Of Kerry Households Have Registered For Charges

May 18, 2015 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  NINETY per cent of households have registered for the water charges in Kerry, making it the second most compliant county in Ireland. From figures published in the Irish Examiner today, only Cavan, who have a 91% sign up rate, beats Kerry to the top of the list. Just coming fractionally behind Kerry, […]

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Right2Water Meeting In Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse Tonight

Right2Water Meeting In Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse Tonight

January 8, 2015 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Right2Water group will hold a meeting tonight (Thursday) at the Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse. The meeting will inform people about the water charges and their rights. There will be a question and answers session and plans for the protest in Castleisland (from Old Church Lane at 2pm) on Saturday, January 17 […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Ask That Some Estate Residents Be Exempt From Water Charges

October 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to write to Irish Water to ask that residents of Tralee estates, proven to have dangerous levels of lead in their water supply, be exempt from water charges until the situation has been resolved. The Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council heard on Monday morning, that the […]

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