Post Tagged with: "Kerry County Council"

Pictured at the unveiling of the World Curlew Day Flag at County Buildings in Tralee, l-r: David Rees (NPWS), Cathy Fisher (KCC), Una Williams (NPWS).

Kerry County Council To Mark World Curlew Day

April 16, 2019 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

COMMUNITIES, schools, the National Parks and Wildlife Service and Kerry County Council are joining forces to mark World Curlew Day 2019, which takes place on Easter Sunday, April 21. This worldwide initiative which aims to raise awareness of and celebrate these iconic and charismatic birds was the brainchild of Dr […]

Read more ›
Pictured from left are Moira Murrell, CEO, Kerry County Council, Cllr. Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Nicky and Anne McAuliffe from Castleisland and Cllr. Mike Gleeson from Killarney at a civic reception held by Kerry County Council to honour Nicky and Anne's dedicated service to the teaching of traditional music of Sliabh Luachra to many hundreds of students. Pic: Pauline Dennigan

PHOTOS: Nicky And Anne Honoured For Contribution To Music In Kerry

April 16, 2019 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

A MARRIED couple who have made an enormous contribution to traditional music in the county were honoured with a civic reception at Kerry County Council on Monday. Nicky and Anne McAuliffe were present for the occasion where Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, outlined their importance to the […]

Read more ›
New Scheme Aims To Reduce Number Of Vacant Properties In Tralee Town

New Scheme Aims To Reduce Number Of Vacant Properties In Tralee Town

April 11, 2019 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW grant-based incentive scheme which aims to reduce the number of vacant properties in Tralee town centre has been launched by Kerry County Council. The Business Incentive Scheme is designed to encourage both landlords and new or aspiring business owners or leasers to occupy vacant premises by offering a […]

Read more ›
Fionnbar Walsh and Elma Walsh joined by Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Morrell, Cllr John Joe Culloty and Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Norma Foley.

Fionnbar And Elma Walsh Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 18, 2019 at 2:08 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council today hosted a Civic Reception to honour the work of Fionnbar and Elma Walsh and the Donal Walsh #Livelife Foundation. At a reception at County Buildings in Tralee, the legacy of Donal Walsh and the work being done by his parents to promote his message of positivity […]

Read more ›
Tralee Municipal District Manager Michael Scannell, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council Cllr Norma Foley and Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Murrell at the All Ireland Community and Council Awards in Croke Park.

Kerry County Council Wins Silver Award For The Mall Shared Space

February 11, 2019 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council accepted a silver award for Best Disability Access & Inclusion Initiative for The Mall shared space in Tralee, at the All Ireland Community and Council Awards on Saturday night. The 2019 winners of the awards were announced at a Gala Awards Ceremony on Saturday, February 9 in Croke Park Stadium. Kerry […]

Read more ›
Front Row, L-R: Moira Murrell, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley,Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, Niamh O’Shea, Chairperson, Kerry Irish Hotels Federation. Standing (Representing the following Hotels and Guest Houses in County Kerry) L-R: Mark Sullivan – The Rose Hotel, Anne Marie Collins - International Killarney, Donal Liston - Ballybunion Community Forum, Siobhan Ní Mathúna – The Meadowlands, Maurice O’Donoghue – The Brehon, Emer Corridon – Cahernane House, Thys Vogels – Ballygarry House Hotel, Heather Mac Iver - The Meadowlands, Helen Woods Heaton and Brian Heaton – Castlewood House, Sheila O’Callaghan – The Lake Hotel, Ruth O’Sullivan – Manor West Hotel, Padraig McGillicuddy – Ballygarry House Hotel, Joan McCarthy - Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council

Celebrating A Great Month For Tourism Interests In Kerry

February 4, 2019 at 5:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of representatives from the hospitality industry in Kerry joined Kerry County Council in celebrating a number of recent accolades won for the countty. The Irish Independent readers recently voted Kerry as their No. 1 Home Holiday Destination in its 2019 Reader Travel Awards. Kerry has been picking up […]

Read more ›
Cathaoirleach Cllr Norma Foley and Deputy Chief Executive, Charlie O’Sullivan with the winners of the annual Road Safety Calendar competition hosted by Kerry County Council.

Primary School Pupils Highlight Road Safety In Calendar

December 18, 2018 at 6:12 pm Comments are Disabled

  PRIMARY school pupils from around the county have used their artistic skills to highlight and promote road safety through their winning submissions to the 2019 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition which is hosted annual by the local authority. Charlie O’Sullivan, Deputy Chief Executive, Kerry County Council this […]

Read more ›
At the launch of the 2019 Community Support Fund at the Killorglin Area Services Centre on Thursday, l-r: Cllr Damian Quigg, Moira Murrell (Chief Executive), Cllr John Joe Culloty (Leas Cathaoirleach), Cllr Michael O’Shea, Cllr Bobby O’Connell, Niamh O’Sullivan (Head of Community Unit, Kerry County Council)

€3m Invested In 1,200 Projects In Kerry Through Community Support Fund

November 30, 2018 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has now issued a call for funding applications for the 2019 Community Support Fund which is offering a further  €750,000 to community-based projects and initiatives in Kerry over the coming year. Since its establishment in 2015, the Fund has provided funding of €3m to community groups and […]

Read more ›
At the Official opening of The N86 Lispole to Ballynasare Lower and Ballygarret to Camp Road Improvement Scheme, Dingle Peninsula, Co.Kerry was opened today by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, and Kerry TD, Brendan Griffin, also included is Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Chief Executive Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell and Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), Paul Moran.Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC***ISSUED 27/11/2018

Minister Officially Opens Upgraded Sections Of Tralee-Dingle Road

November 27, 2018 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO newly upgraded sections of the N86 national secondary road on the Dingle Peninsula have been officially opened on Tuesday by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD. The opening of the N86 Lispole to Ballynasare Lower and Ballygarret to Camp Road Improvement Scheme marks the […]

Read more ›
Work On Tralee-Dingle Road At Gleann Na Gealt Could Start In Early 2019

Work On Tralee-Dingle Road At Gleann Na Gealt Could Start In Early 2019

November 23, 2018 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council (KCC) is currently finalising the tender process for major resurfacing works on the N86 Tralee to Dingle Road at Gleann na Gealt, Camp, according to Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has confirmed that Minister Griffin received […]

Read more ›
The Work of Professional Artists were exhibited at Department of Culture, Heritage, & the Gaeltacht, Government Buildings, Killarney at Culture night in Killarney, At the opening of the exhibition  were, Artists Martine Moriarty, left, Rebecca Carroll, Kerry County Council Arts Officer Kate Kennelly and Cathaoirleach Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley. Culture Night coinsided with venues and public spaces across the island of Ireland who opened their doors to host a programme of free late-night entertainment, as part of an all-island celebration of arts, heritage and culture. Now in its thirteenth year. .Photo:Valerie O’Sullivan/FREE PIC

Council Invites Applications For Arts Grants Awards

November 12, 2018 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

THE Kerry County Council Arts Grants application process is now open for projects and activities taking place in 2019. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm Thursday, December 13 2018. Under the Arts Act 2003, funding is allocated to individuals or groups where activities, projects and undertakings stimulate […]

Read more ›
Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Norma Foley speaking at the opening of the new treatment plant. Photo: Kerry County Council Twitter

Opening Of New Kerry Central Regional Water Treatment Plant

November 5, 2018 at 4:48 pm Comments are Disabled

IRISH Water and Kerry County Council today marked the official opening of the Kerry Central Regional Water Treatment Plant. This €30 million upgrade to improve treatment facilities, ensures a safe and secure water supply for almost half the population of Co Kerry. Over 62,000 people and an estimated 1.2m tourists […]

Read more ›
Tree Planted To Commemorate Extension Of Parliamentary Suffrage To Women

Tree Planted To Commemorate Extension Of Parliamentary Suffrage To Women

October 15, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A TREE has been planted in the grounds of County Buildings in Tralee by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council to mark the centenary of the extension of parliamentary suffrage to women in 1918. Cllr Norma Foley planted the oak tree at Áras an Chontae this afternoon to mark the […]

Read more ›
Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Nearly €2.5m Paid Out For Claims Against Council In 12 Month Period

September 18, 2018 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

ALMOST €2.5m was paid out for claims made against Kerry County Council between July 1, 2017 and July 1, 2018, according to figures released at the monthly meeting of the council on Monday. The Council supplied the information in reply to a motion by Cllr Brendan Cronin who requested the […]

Read more ›
Pictured today, Mon 16th July at the launch of the new, user friendly Kerry Tourism Brochure by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council are from left Joan McCarthy, Head of Tourism, Kerry County Council, Cllr Norma Foley, Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council, John Edwards, Wild Water Adventures, Fiona Monaghan, Head of Product Development, Fáilte Ireland and Moira Murrell, Chief Execeutive, Kerry County Council. Pic: Pauline Dennigan. No fee for repro.

New Brochure Of Kerry’s Wide Range Of Tourism Attractions Launched

July 16, 2018 at 4:34 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW, comprehensive and user-friendly brochure highlighting the wide and diverse range of activities and attractions on offer to locals and visitors in the county has been published by the Tourism Unit of Kerry County Council. The 170-page brochure was launched at County Buildings today by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry […]

Read more ›
Cathaoirleach of South/West Municipal District, Norma Moriarty, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Norma Foley and Cathaoirleach of Listowel Municipal District Aoife Thornton at Council Chambers on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Norma Foley Becomes Kerry’s ‘First Citizen’

June 25, 2018 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was an emotional day for Cllr Norma Foley as she took up the position of Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council this afternoon. The Tralee woman, who was first elected to Tralee Town Council in 1994, has become Kerry’s ‘First Citizen’ for the first time, having already held the Mayor […]

Read more ›
Tralee Tidy Towns volunteers gather for the County Clean-Up day. Photo by Dermot Crean

Single Use Drinking Containers Most Common Item Collected In County Clean-Up

May 28, 2018 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A RECORD 5,500 volunteers took part in the Kerry County Clean Up last month which saw 8,000 bags of litter collected, the highest ever tally in the seven years in which the environmental and community initiative has existed. KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council have completed an analysis of the […]

Read more ›
Brandon Car Park To Close For A Week From Monday

Brandon Car Park To Close For A Week From Monday

May 25, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE Brandon car-park will be closed to the public from next Monday, May 28, for one week. The car-park, which is notoriously patchy, uneven and prone to accumulations of large puddles during bad weather, is currently being resurfaced. Parking will be facilitated at Fels Point and will be signposted. The […]

Read more ›
Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors Off To Brussels For Meetings At European Parliament

April 17, 2018 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A DELEGATION from Kerry County Council will attend a series of meetings at the European Parliament in Brussels next week to engage with Ireland South MEPs and EU officials on matters of interest to Kerry. The focus of the visit is on policy and recent developments at European level in […]

Read more ›
At the signing of the contract on Monday were, back from left; John Wallace (Sorensen), John Shalloe (RPS Consulting Engineers), John O'Donovan (RPS), Tracy Smith (KCC), Charlie O'Sullivan (KCC), Cllr Michael Cahill, James Morris (KCC), Franck Guérineau (KCC). Front l-r: Olaf Sorensen (Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd.), Paul Moran, (TII Regional Manager), Cllr Michael O'Shea, Moira Murrell (Chief Executive, KCC).

New €10m Road To Eliminate Dangerous Kilderry Bends

March 13, 2018 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE contract for the construction of a new road at the Kilderry Bends on the N70 between Milltown and Killorglin was signed at the offices of Kerry County Council on Monday. Cork-based Sorensen Civil Engineering Ltd was appointed the contractor to complete the construction of the scheme at the end […]

Read more ›
The damage to the walkway near Cockleshell Road.

Signage To Be Erected As Council Aims To Get Damaged Sea Wall Repaired

March 8, 2018 at 9:50 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will repair the sea wall between Cockleshell Road and the Spa if the OPW does not fund the repairs after the damage caused by a storm back in January. Storm Eleanor caused damage to a popular part of the North Kerry Way just outside Tralee, which was used […]

Read more ›
Rachel Ní Riada, Údarás na Gaeltachta; Roibeard Ó hEartáin, Comhairle Contae Chiarraí; Fíona Leahy, Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office; Brendan Kennelly, Kerry’s Eye; Cabríní de Barra & Eoin Mac Cormaic, Glór na nGael agus Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, Conradh na Gaeilge.

Awards Scheme For Businesses Promoting Irish Language

March 5, 2018 at 2:18 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Irish Office has announced details of a new awards scheme for businesses which are promoting and developing the use of the Irish language as part of their daily business. Gradam Gnó Chiarraí is open to all types of businesses in the county regardless of their size. There […]

Read more ›
Fr Pat Ahern with the plaque he unveiled to mark the 40th anniversary of the founding of Siamsa Tire at a special celebration on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fr Pat Ahern To Be Honoured By Kerry County Council

February 15, 2018 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

HE has made a massive contribution to arts in the county over the years and now Fr Pat Ahern will be honoured by Kerry County Council with a Civic Reception on Monday. Fr Ahern will be honoured for his outstanding contribution to the artistic, cultural and literary tradition of the […]

Read more ›
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, […]

Read more ›
Fund Set Up To Help Social Enterprises In Kerry

Fund Set Up To Help Social Enterprises In Kerry

January 30, 2018 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW €1.6m fund to support social enterprises in Ireland has been established by Social Innovation Ireland (SIFI), in partnership with Kerry County Council and all 31 Local Authorities across Ireland. Social enterprises are organisations whose mission is to have a positive effect on society. They generate revenue through their […]

Read more ›
Contracts Signed For Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

Contracts Signed For Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

January 10, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme 2018 – 2022 (SICAP) follows the previous SICAP 2015 – 2017 Programme, which saw an overall investment of €4.8 million in social inclusion projects throughout Kerry between 2015 and 2017. Among the many projects which have benefited from SICAP include the ‘Steps to Success Programme,’ […]

Read more ›
Expect Traffic Delays In This Area Of Town Over The Next Seven Weeks

Expect Traffic Delays In This Area Of Town Over The Next Seven Weeks

January 6, 2018 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

TAKE heed of this notice from Kerry County Council if you’re passing on these roads in the next number of weeks. The Council have notified the public that, to accommodate the laying of a new watermain in Lower Oakpark and Brewery Road in Tralee, there will be traffic management in […]

Read more ›
Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Sheahan, with the winning entrants for the Kerry County Council 2018 Road Safety Calendar.

Primary School Pupils’ Art Features In Council’s Road Safety Calendar

December 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

PRIMARY school pupils from Kilflynn, Ardfert, Ballyheigue and around the county demonstrated their artistic skills to highlight road safety in the 2018 Kerry County Council Road Safety Calendar competition. This week, David Doyle, Senior Engineer, Operations, Capital Infrastructure and Safety Department, Kerry County Council presented the twelve winning pupils from various primary […]

Read more ›
WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

WATCH: Short Film Promoting Tralee At Night Shows What Town Has To Offer

November 16, 2017 at 11:38 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will receive its Purple Flag at a ceremony in Norwich tonight after a supreme effort by all involved during the summer. It was announced in late September that Tralee would be awarded The Purple Flag which confirms the commitment to ensuring that Kerry’s capital town has a safe, vibrant […]

Read more ›
The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town judges are shown around Tralee during the judging last month

‘Award Recognises Wonderful Spirit In Tralee’ Says Mayor

November 16, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley has warmly welcomed the announcement that Tralee is the national winner of the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Awards for 2017. Mayor Foley was among those present at the announcement in Tullamore last night. Tralee won the top award after earlier taking the […]

Read more ›

image