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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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Voucher are being distributed all over the county this week.

‘Staycation’ Vouchers Worth €100 Being Distributed All Over Kerry This Week

June 23, 2020 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Tourism Industry Federation together with Kerry County Council are inviting the people of Kerry to staycate in the Kingdom and give their home county’s tourism industry a vital shot in the arm. To add to the appeal of a Kerry staycation, 56,000 households throughout the kingdom will receive €100 […]

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Council Seeks Creative People And Communities For Projects Around Kerry

Council Seeks Creative People And Communities For Projects Around Kerry

June 23, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE Arts/Creative Ireland Kerry Office at Kerry County Council are seeking quotations from creative professionals, communities and organisations to develop projects in each Municipal District in 2020. Following on from the success of the 2019 Creative Ireland Kerry Municipal District Projects, Creative Ireland Kerry has announced further opportunities in 2020. […]

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Council Submits Proposal For Government Funding For Development Of Tralee

Council Submits Proposal For Government Funding For Development Of Tralee

June 17, 2020 at 3:46 pm 2 comments

KERRY County Council has submitted the project proposal ‘Positioning Tralee as a Regional Economic Driver and Destination Town’ to the Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF). The Council’s long-term vision for Tralee is to enhance its position as a driver of county and regional prosperity through a regeneration programme that […]

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Repro Free FREE Use of images : Pictured in Tralee were : Colm McEvoy CEO Kerry ETB , President of the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, Bernadette Randles , Mayor of Kerry Niall Kelliher ,  Kerry Tourism Industry Federation Patrick O’Donoghue and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell ,    
 ‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS
ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY
New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaign

Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. 
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‘SAFE DESTINATION’ BADGE TO REASSURE CUSTOMERS AND VISITORS
ALMOST 3,000 STAFF PARTICIPATE IN BESPOKE SAFETY TRAINING IN KERRY
New #SafeDestinationKerry marketing campaign

Visitors returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. 
The ‘Safe Destination Kerry’ Programme, in association with Kerry County Council, Kerry Education and Training Board, the Kerry Branch of the Irish Hotels Federation, and the Kerry Tourism Industry Federation has today published details of a new ‘Safe Destination’ Badge which will be displayed in premises where staff have undergone specialised training on cleanliness, hygiene and customer interaction in the

Businesses Encouraged To Get Their ‘Safe Destination’ Badge

June 15, 2020 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

VISITORS returning to Kerry as the COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease can be assured that it is a safe destination to visit and stay thanks to a new Safe Destination Programme which involves the training of thousands of staff in the retail and hospitality industries in best practice cleaning protocols. […]

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Council’s One-Stop-Shop For Businesses Needing Support And Advice

Council’s One-Stop-Shop For Businesses Needing Support And Advice

June 10, 2020 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has launched a new web portal which will serve as an online one-stop-shop for businesses in Kerry which need support and advice as economic activity begins to resume across a number of sectors. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 emergency, Kerry County Council has been providing a […]

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Pictured in the old Church in Tobar Naofa Tralee for the The #In this Together Campaign Kerry .
were Suzanne Ennis Kerry & West Limerick Creadit Unions , Trish Nolan Red Cross Community Support Officer , Jim Garvey of the Garvey Group   , Susan O’Carroll Physiotherapist UHK and Deirdre Hegarty of Kerry County Council , .
Seated Trish Nolan Red Cross Community Support Officer ,  Caroline Toale and Siobhan Griffin of Kerry County Council  and Liza Bergin Senior OT at UHK  . 
Kerry County Council has commenced the local rollout of the new ‘In This Together’ initiative which is a national campaign aimed at promoting activity, mental wellbeing and staying connected during the COVID-19 emergency. The  “ #In this Together Campaign Kerry “ .  
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As part of the #InThisTogether campaign aimed at promoting activity, mental wellbeing and staying connected during the COVID-19 emergency, Kerry County Council is launching the second phase of the wellbeing campaign, entitled ‘In the Bag’.
“In the Bag” is a Resource and Wellbeing Pack and includes resources for people who may not be in a position to access information online.  Examples of what is included are; Community Supports and Information Leaflet, Gratitude Journal, Biodiversity and Nature Sheets, Fridge Magnet, Healthy Kerry merchandise and some treats. Sponsorship has been received from Kerry Credit Union, Red Cross and Garveys and some of these resources will also be available online. 

Kerry County Council began the local rollout of the ‘In This Together’ wellbeing initiative last week when Healthy Kerry launched the Kerry Step Challenge. The campaign is building on the concept of doing something that makes people feel a little healthier and a little happi

Council Launches ‘In The Bag’ Wellbeing Campaign

June 9, 2020 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

AS part of the #InThisTogether campaign aimed at promoting activity, mental wellbeing and staying connected during the COVID-19 emergency, Kerry County Council is launching the second phase of the wellbeing campaign, entitled ‘In the Bag’. “In the Bag” is a resource and wellbeing pack and includes resources for people who may […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Over 400 Businesses On #KerryOpenForBusiness Directory

June 8, 2020 at 5:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE #KerryOpenForBusiness Directory has just been published by Kerry County Council. Kerry businesses have been registering their details with the new online directory for over three weeks to provide information about their on-premises and online arrangements for customers as businesses begin to reopen under the Roadmap for Reopening Society and […]

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Council To Begin Work In Town This Weekend To Prepare For Retail Reopening

Council To Begin Work In Town This Weekend To Prepare For Retail Reopening

June 6, 2020 at 12:33 pm Comments are Disabled

FOLLOWING the announcement by An Taoiseach on Friday of an accelerated easing of restrictions, Kerry County Council’s Senior Management Team met to consider the changes and implement updates to the Council’s own roadmap for reopening of services. The Council’s original plans had been developed in line with the Government’s Five-Phase […]

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Council’s ‘In This Together’ Initiative Promotes Healthy Activity During Crisis

Council’s ‘In This Together’ Initiative Promotes Healthy Activity During Crisis

May 30, 2020 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has commenced the local rollout of the new ‘In This Together’ initiative which is a national campaign aimed at promoting activity, mental wellbeing and staying connected during the COVID-19 emergency. The #In this Together Campaign Kerry is building on the concept of doing something that makes people […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Planning Office At Kerry County Council Reopens Monday

May 23, 2020 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

AS part of Kerry County Council’s gradual resumption of services, the Council’s Planning Offices in Áras an Chontae will reopen on Monday, May 25. The opening of the Planning Offices to the public will be by appointment only, and customers are advised that full planning services continue to be available […]

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Report Details Anticipated Impact Of COVID-19 On Kerry Economy

Report Details Anticipated Impact Of COVID-19 On Kerry Economy

May 16, 2020 at 1:14 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has published a comprehensive assessment of the anticipated economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on County Kerry. The analysis, compiled by an independent economist, James Dorgan, and with input from Kerry Tourism Industry Federation, IT Tralee, Kerry Chambers Network and the wider business sector in the county, […]

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Civic Amenity Sites To Accept Cardboard, Glass And Cans For Recycling From Monday

Civic Amenity Sites To Accept Cardboard, Glass And Cans For Recycling From Monday

May 13, 2020 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

FROM Monday next, May 18, the five Kerry County Council Civic Amenity Sites will resume the acceptance of cardboard, glass and cans for recycling. Since the imposition of COVID-19 restrictions, services at the Civic Amenity Sites in Killarney, Cahersiveen, Milltown, Lios Póil, and Kenmare, have been limited to the receipt […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

New Helpline For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 Emergency

May 5, 2020 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW inter-agency group has been established in Kerry to provide support and advice to businesses during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The group is today launching a new business support helpline which will be available to anyone in the retail, tourism, manufacturing, constructions, services and other industries as a […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Begins Detailed Review On Impact Of Government’s COVID-19 Plans

May 2, 2020 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council’s Senior Management Team met this morning to consider the announcement by An Taoiseach last evening in relation to the roadmap for the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions. Management of the Council has begun a detailed review of the various phases set out in the government roadmap and […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Urges Public To Stay At Home Over Bank Holiday Weekend

April 30, 2020 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council have appealed to the people of Kerry to continue to adhere to the COVID-19 advice and restrictions over the Bank Holiday Weekend and not to be tempted to travel or meet others as part of the effort to ensure public health […]

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