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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Close Offices But Essential Services Will Be Provided To Public

January 7, 2021 at 5:12 pm Comments are Disabled

THE public offices of Kerry County Council will close to public access from Monday, January 11, but all essential services will continue to be provided to the people of the county. Members of the public are asked not to attend the public offices of Kerry County Council and to use […]

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Council Asks Public To Limit Visits To Civic Amenity Sites

Council Asks Public To Limit Visits To Civic Amenity Sites

January 6, 2021 at 1:39 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s five Civic Amenity Sites (Kenmare, Killarney, Milltown, Dingle and Cahersiveen) remain open for the receipt of domestic waste from customers without an existing door-to-door, kerbside service and who need to dispose of household waste during the current period of COVID-19 restrictions. However, the centres are currently experiencing […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry County Council Outlines Services During Level 5 Restrictions

December 31, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging members of the public to adhere closely to the Level 5 restrictions and, in line with Government advice, people are reminded to stay at home except for essential purposes. The Government announced the imposition of Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions – the highest level of restrictions […]

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The Wellbeing Pack distributed by Kerry County Council and partners.

Almost 1,000 Wellbeing Packs Distributed By Kerry County Council

December 21, 2020 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THIS week will see a further 400 ‘In the Bag’ wellbeing packs and information envelopes distributed by Kerry County Council and its partners throughout the county, bringing to almost 1,000 the total number given out since June. It’s all part of the local community response during the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

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Winners Of Council’s Road Safety Calendar Competition Announced

December 21, 2020 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE pandemic did not stop Kerry County Council’s annual Road Safety Calendar Art Competition from taking place this year. With over 500 entries received from primary school children around the county, it demonstrated their artistic skills and their ambition to highlight the important message of road safety. In previous years, […]

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Local COVID-19 Freephone Helpline To Remain Open Over Christmas/New Year Period

Local COVID-19 Freephone Helpline To Remain Open Over Christmas/New Year Period

December 17, 2020 at 1:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE COVID-19 freephone helpline which is provided by the Kerry COVID-19 Community Response Forum will remain operational seven days a week throughout the Christmas and New Year period. The confidential service, which is available on 1800 807 009, will continue to be available every day between 9am and 5pm for […]

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Council To Undertake Work On Surface Of Square This Sunday

Council To Undertake Work On Surface Of Square This Sunday

November 21, 2020 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber have been advised that contractors for Kerry County Council are undertaking surface treatment to the Square & Abbey Plaza tomorrow, Sunday, November 22. Every effort is being made to minimise disruption, but it will mean there will be no through traffic in the Square/Abbey Plaza and there will […]

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Kerry County Council Opens Application Process for Arts Grants

Kerry County Council Opens Application Process for Arts Grants

November 18, 2020 at 5:06 pm 1 comment

THE Kerry County Council Arts Grants application process is now open for projects and activities taking place in 2021. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm Thursday, December 17, 2020. Under the Arts Act 2003, funding is allocated to individuals or groups where activities, projects and undertakings stimulate […]

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Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

Kerry County Council Launches Local ‘Keep Well’ Campaign

November 17, 2020 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting people in the county to participate in and avail of a programme of events and initiatives which are being rolled out across Kerry under the national ‘Keep Well’ campaign. The local authority will be providing information online about keeping well during the coronavirus pandemic and […]

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Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Patrick Connor Scarteen.

First Online Meeting Of Kerry County Council Takes Place

November 16, 2020 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first ever online meeting of Kerry County Council took place on Monday following the signing of the necessary ministerial order to enable local authorities to meet remotely and to allow councillors to vote on various matters. The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen, chaired the meeting from […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Receives Rates Rebate Of Over €11.7m

November 13, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has to this point in November received a total sum of €11,778,139.23 of a commercial rates rebate from the Government. The rates rebate covers the period from March – January since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. This is not the full allocation as a further payment […]

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Council Encourages Public To Shine A Light For Road Safety This Sunday

Council Encourages Public To Shine A Light For Road Safety This Sunday

November 12, 2020 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging people in the county to shine a light for road safety on World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims this Sunday. The campaign, in memory for all of those who have lost their lives on our roads, will see council buildings across Ireland lit […]

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Pictured at University Hospital Kerry this week, l-r: Andrew Macilwraith (Chief Fire Officer), Tom Brosnan (Kerry Civil Defence), Sgt Tim O’Keeffe (An Garda Síochána), Charlie O’Sullivan (Director of Roads, Transportation and Marine, Kerry County Council), Fearghal Grimes (General Manager, University Hospital Kerry).

Kerry People Urged To Be ‘Winter Ready’ This Season

November 9, 2020 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

STATUTORY and public bodies in Kerry are urging members of the public to be prepared for the winter months and to be ‘Winter Ready.’ The HSE, Kerry County Council and An Garda Síochána are encouraging households to make preparations for adverse weather, particularly during the current pandemic, and to ensure […]

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Photo: Daniel Dudek

Council Looks For Public’s Views On Future Of Gap Of Dunloe

November 9, 2020 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is undertaking a broad public consultation over the coming months to seek the observations, views and suggestions of members of the public and stakeholders about how the Gap of Dunloe area should be managed into the future from many perspectives including tourism, transport, access and the environment. […]

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Kerry County Council Details Services Available During Level 5 Restrictions

Kerry County Council Details Services Available During Level 5 Restrictions

October 20, 2020 at 5:45 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry County Council’s Senior Management Team met today to consider the Government’s announcement that the country is moving to the Level 5 category of COVID-19 restrictions and its implications for the services which the council provides to the people of Kerry. In accordance with the Government’s list of essential services, […]

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Council Announces Closure Of Some Attractions Due To New Restrictions

Council Announces Closure Of Some Attractions Due To New Restrictions

October 6, 2020 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

THE Senior Management Team of Kerry County Council met this morning to consider the announcement by the Government that Kerry is to move to Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Kerry County Council is appealing to everyone in Kerry to adhere closely to the latest public health advice, to familiarise themselves with […]

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‘Festival In A Van’ Is Coming To Tralee

‘Festival In A Van’ Is Coming To Tralee

October 2, 2020 at 4:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Creative Ireland Kerry Programme is working with ‘Festival in a Van’ and will bring live, outdoor entertainment to audiences in Tralee next Friday, October 9. “Festival in a Van is a novel response to the times we are in,” explains producer, Gemma Tipton. A specially equipped van houses a […]

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Rahoonane Community Centre will benefit from the Community Advancement Programme.

Tralee Community Groups Benefit From Community Enhancement Programme

September 17, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €62,000 has been awarded to Kerry community groups, including some in Tralee, under the first round of the Community Enhancement Programme for 2020. The Tralee groups to benefit are Castleview Residents Association (€1,000), Rahoonane Community Centre (€1,000), Baile Mhuire Ltd (€1,000), Tralee Community Development Project (€400), Spa Tidy Village […]

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Kate Plum, artist; Cllr Patrick Connor-Scarteen, Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council; Christopher Shaw, artist

Ten Artists Chosen For Kerry Visual Arts Showcase

August 28, 2020 at 5:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Visual Artists’ Showcase will be on display for the sixth year running, at Government Buildings, New Road, Killarney from September 18th – October 30th. Ten Kerry artists have been selected for the Showcase this year by Head of CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, Catherine Fehily. Ann […]

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Council Reminds Kerry Businesses Applications Open For Restart Grant Plus Scheme

Council Reminds Kerry Businesses Applications Open For Restart Grant Plus Scheme

August 13, 2020 at 11:43 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reminding businesses in the county that the Restart Grant Plus Scheme opened for applications this week, with an additional €300m in funding announced for businesses, while the eligibility criteria has also expanded, ensuring that more businesses can avail of the Scheme. The announcement, by the Tánaiste […]

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Over €2m In Funding For Housing Adaptation Grants In Kerry

Over €2m In Funding For Housing Adaptation Grants In Kerry

August 6, 2020 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has announced funding totalling over €2 million (€2,568.365 in total including KCC’s 20% match funding) for Kerry County Council for the 2020 Housing Adaptation Grant for Older People and People with a Disability living in private houses. Minister for Education and Kerry […]

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The new road-finisher paver acquired by Kerry County Council.

Kerry County Council Gets New €280,000 Road-Finisher Paver

August 4, 2020 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has added a new €280,000 road-finisher paver to its fleet of machinery. The new unit will assist in the rollout of the annual Roads Programme across the county and was in operation in the past week on the Listowel to Ballylongford road. The paver is a strategic […]

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New Inter-Agency Group Established To Promote Employment In Kerry

New Inter-Agency Group Established To Promote Employment In Kerry

July 30, 2020 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW interagency group has been established to promote employment creation and retention in Kerry. The working group is one of the many initiatives in place to help to reboot the Kerry economy and to support businesses through the current economic challenges. The Employment Creation and Retention Working Group has […]

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Council And Gardai Ask Public To Adhere To Public Health Guidelines

Council And Gardai Ask Public To Adhere To Public Health Guidelines

July 20, 2020 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry County Council and An Garda Síochána are asking everyone visiting attractions and amenities including beaches and other public areas in the county to adhere to public health guidelines and social distancing requirements to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Increased monitoring of public car parks at beaches and other […]

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Mayor Terry O'Brien.

Mayor Calls For Action On Derelict Houses In Tralee

July 7, 2020 at 2:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has repeated his request that Kerry County Council do something about derelict houses in town. Mayor Terry O’Brien asked the Council at yesterday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors to immediately look at the derelict house register and examine the number of houses that have been […]

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Council Urges Holidaymakers Visiting Kerry To Follow Public Guidelines

Council Urges Holidaymakers Visiting Kerry To Follow Public Guidelines

July 3, 2020 at 3:04 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is urging tourists visiting the county to follow public guidelines and have a safe holiday in the Kingdom. As the country continues to reopen for business and tourism, hotels and guesthouses around Kerry have opened their doors for visitors. An increase in the numbers of visitors coming […]

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Council Acknowledges Hard Work Of Frontline Workers During Crisis

June 30, 2020 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has this week acknowledged the commitment, dedication and hard work of frontline workers in Kerry during the coronavirus emergency. On Monday, the outgoing Cathaoirleach, Cllr Niall Kelleher, presented a ‘Cathaoirleach’s Acknowledgement’ to the management of University Hospital Kerry, representing health service personnel across the county, and to […]

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Patrick Connor Scarteen.

New Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council Elected

June 29, 2020 at 1:40 pm Comments are Disabled

FINE Gael councillor, Patrick Connor-Scarteen has today been elected Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at the local authority’s annual meeting at the Kerry Sports Academy at IT Tralee. Cllr Connor-Scarteen represents the Kenmare Municipal District and is the 65th person to hold the position of chairperson of the council. The […]

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Council’s Public Offices To Reopen To Public From Monday

Council’s Public Offices To Reopen To Public From Monday

June 27, 2020 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council public counters and offices around the county will re-open to the public from this Monday. This includes all customer service desks at County Buildings and all of the council’s Area Service Centres (in Tralee, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen, Castleisland, Dingle, Kenmare and Killorglin) as well as the Environment […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Five Mayor/Cathaoirligh Of Municipal Districts Now Selected

June 26, 2020 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor/Cathaoirligh for each of the five Municipal Districts have been selected following the annual meetings of each of the Municipal Districts held on Thursday and Friday. They are as follows; Tralee Municipal District Mayor – Cllr Terry O’Brien (Lab) Deputy Mayor – Cllr Jim Finucane (FG) Castleisland-Corca Dhuibhne Municipal […]

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