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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 0 comments

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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Council Appeals To People Not To Come To Kerry During Travel Restriction Period

Council Appeals To People Not To Come To Kerry During Travel Restriction Period

April 8, 2020 at 4:36 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council has issued an unprecedented appeal for people not to travel to Kerry over the Easter Weekend and to postpone their visit to Kerry for the duration of the current COVID-19 travel restrictions. Council Chief Executive, Moira Murrell issued the appeal to those contemplating travel to the county […]

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Sixteen Callouts To Gorse Fires In Past 24 Hours

Sixteen Callouts To Gorse Fires In Past 24 Hours

April 1, 2020 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Councillors have unanimously condemned the illegal burning of gorse in the county following a further 16 callouts to gorse fires by the Kerry Fire Service in the last 24 hours. At a teleconference meeting of party representatives and senior management of Kerry County Council this morning, councillors appealed […]

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Road resurfacing works at Pembroke Street.

Traffic Lights System Installed And Road Resurfacing Completed At Tralee Streets

March 27, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have been completing road works around Tralee during the past few weeks. With less traffic in town, they have used the opportunity to complete works at Basin Road and Pembroke Street. Lining and resurfacing works were completed this week on Pembroke Street as part of Tralee Municipal […]

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Public Asked To Observe Social Distancing At Recycling/Waste Facilities

Public Asked To Observe Social Distancing At Recycling/Waste Facilities

March 27, 2020 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging people to observe social distancing guidelines at the county’s Civic Amenity Sites and recycling centres. The Council operates five Civic Amenity Sites at Killarney (Coolcaslagh), Cahersiveen, Milltown, Kenmare and Lios Póil (Ionad Athchúrsála Chorca Dhuibhne). In recent weeks, the sites have become particularly busy and […]

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Council To Erect Signage At Beaches And Public Amenities Encouraging Social Distancing

Council To Erect Signage At Beaches And Public Amenities Encouraging Social Distancing

March 24, 2020 at 2:33 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEETING of Kerry County Council management and representatives of the political parties and Independents took place this morning to continue the coordination of the Council’s response to the current public health emergency. The meeting observed personal distancing requirements and some participants joined the meeting by teleconference. Elected members and […]

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Mayor of Kerry, Cllr. Niall Kelleher, with Paul Veale, Senior Vice President, IDA Ireland, and Rebecca Skeffington, VP Emerging Business, at the IDA Office in Chicago on Thursday, March 12th.

Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council To Return From US Today

March 13, 2020 at 10:23 am Comments are Disabled

OWING to the cancellation of St Patrick’s Day Parades and other events in the US, the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council will return from the US today, ahead of schedule. Cllr Niall Kelleher was due to stay until after the parades on Tuesday and had a number of meetings and […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Offices To Stay Open As They Issue Advice On Using Services

March 13, 2020 at 9:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reiterating its message to the public to heed the advice and recommendations of the HSE and the National Public Health Emergency Team during the current public health emergency. In the interests of public health, while council offices throughout the county remain open, members of the public […]

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The two sites at Fels Point.

Council Seeks Expressions Of Interest To Develop Fels Point Sites

March 11, 2020 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting expressions of interest for the development of two sites at Fels Point, Cloonbeg, Tralee. The Council says it is interested in receiving proposals that enhance Tralee as a premier tourist destination, create a focal point for increased economic activity for the town and surrounding area […]

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One Road To Kenmare Reopens Friday, But Another Closes On Monday

February 26, 2020 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council anticipates that the R569 road at Loo Bridge on the road to Kenmare will re-open to traffic on this Friday, after extensive structural repair Since the road partially collapsed on Sunday, February 9, Council staff and contractors have been working in difficult weather conditions to ensure the repairs […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Signs Contracts For 88 New Social Housing Units In Kerry

February 6, 2020 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has signed contracts to start the construction of seven different housing schemes which will add 88 houses to Kerry’s social housing stock. The seven contracts, which are worth a combined €17m, will see the construction of social housing in 22 units in Ardfert, 14 in Kenmare, 10 […]

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Council Reminds Candidates Of Laws Relating To Election Posters

Council Reminds Candidates Of Laws Relating To Election Posters

January 21, 2020 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is advising candidates for the forthcoming general election of the legislative requirements in relation to the erection and placement of election posters. Election candidates are reminded that under Section 95 of the Road Traffic Act 1961, it is an offence to attach any sign or poster to […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Are You Registered To Vote? If Not Here’s What You Need To Do

January 16, 2020 at 4:17 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is reminding members of the public to check that they are registered to vote in the general election which will be held on Saturday, February 8. Kerry County Council is the body responsible for maintaining and updating the Register of Electors for County Kerry. Members of the […]

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Call For Applications For Community Support Fund 2020

Call For Applications For Community Support Fund 2020

December 13, 2019 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has issued a call for applications for the 2020 Community Support Fund which is offering supports of €750,000 to community-based projects and initiatives in Kerry. Since its establishment in 2015, the Kerry County Council Community Support Fund has provided funding of €3.5m to community groups and projects across […]

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The swing bridge at Lohercannan will be closed on Saturday morning from 9am to 1pm to facilitate repairs.

Road Closed For Repairs To Canal Swing Bridge On Saturday Morning

November 22, 2019 at 4:54 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re thinking of using the road from Lohercannon out to Dingle tomorrow morning then you need to be aware of this. Kerry County Council have issued a notice “advising that essential maintenance and repairs are to be carried out on the canal swing bridge at Hare Street, Lohercannon, on […]

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Campaign Launched To Help Stop Dangerous Driving At Roadworks

Campaign Launched To Help Stop Dangerous Driving At Roadworks

November 5, 2019 at 2:59 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has launched a new campaign to promote awareness of the responsibilities of motorists approaching or driving past roadworks which are underway on the county’s roads. Dangerous driving at roadworks where a one-lane system or diversions are in place can endanger the safety and lives of council staff […]

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Councillors Approve 21 Unit Housing Estate For Ballyrickard

Councillors Approve 21 Unit Housing Estate For Ballyrickard

November 4, 2019 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS in Tralee Municipal District today gave the go-ahead for a new local authority estate at Ballyrickard. The development will consist of 21 housing units of 15 three-bedroom houses and six four-bedroom homes, access road, parking, services, landscaping and associated works. It will be located at a greenfield site north […]

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Council Invites Applications For Arts Grants

Council Invites Applications For Arts Grants

November 4, 2019 at 1:35 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry County Council Arts Grants application process opens on Wednesday, November 6 for projects and activities taking place in 2020. The closing date for receipt of applications is 1pm Monday 16th December 2020. Under the Arts Act 2003, funding is allocated to individuals or groups where activities, projects and […]

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€500,000 For Leader Programme Projects In Kerry

€500,000 For Leader Programme Projects In Kerry

October 23, 2019 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher has welcomed the allocation of €500,000 in additional funding for Kerry under the Leader programme. Kerry has been ranked top of a list of counties which are most advanced in delivering the Leader programme by the Department of Rural and Community […]

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Library Hosts 120th Anniversary Of Local Elections Exhibition

Library Hosts 120th Anniversary Of Local Elections Exhibition

October 22, 2019 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW exhibition titled “The 120th Anniversary of the First Local Elections” will be on display at Tralee Library from Monday, October 21 to Saturday, November 2 during library opening hours. Local authorities are marking the 120th anniversary of the first local elections in 2019 and which were held in […]

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Council Publishes New Guidelines For Shopfronts

Council Publishes New Guidelines For Shopfronts

October 21, 2019 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has today (Monday) published new guidelines to ensure best practice for retailers and their design advisors when considering shopfronts in the county. The details of the new guidelines were presented to councillors at today’s meeting of Kerry County Council. Kerry’s vernacular shopfronts are a core element of […]

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At the signing of a Certificate of Partnership between the German Irish Chamber of Commerce and Tralee Chamber Alliance on Tuesday, l-r: Ralf Lissek (German Irish Chamber), Ambassador Deike Potzel and Ken Tobin, Chief Exeuctive of Tralee Chamber Alliance.

Chamber Strengthens Links With German-Irish Chamber of Industry and Commerce

September 25, 2019 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

STRENGTHENING the social, business and economic links between Kerry and Germany was central to a visit on Tuesday to Tralee by the German Ambassador to Ireland and the chief executive of the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Deike Potzel was welcomed to the offices of Kerry County Council and also […]

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The Ivy Terrace/Princes Street junction.

Cllr Wants Better Signage To Direct People To Town Centre

September 7, 2019 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor has asked the Council to erect signage at a busy junction to direct traffic and the public to the town centre. Cllr Mikey Sheehy said he had spoken to businesses and they said there is no signage tag the junction of Prince’s St. and Ivy Terrace telling […]

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A Day To Bring That Old Mattress To North Kerry Landfill

A Day To Bring That Old Mattress To North Kerry Landfill

July 24, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is providing householders in the county wishing to dispose of old mattresses with the opportunity to do so on Saturday, August 10. Clean, dry mattresses will be accepted at the North Kerry Landfill at Muingnaminane near Tralee between 9am and 3pm and for no charge. Deposits from […]

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