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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Calls For Action On Illegal Hunting Of Hares In Kerry

September 24, 2018 at 12:52 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD, Martin Ferris has called for a concerted effort to tackle those involved in illegal hunting of hares in the county. It comes after Deputy Ferris became aware of an incident where he was told a landowner in Kerry was threatened by hunters. “I was contacted again […]

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Martin Ferris Welcomes Nomination Of Liadh Ní Riada For President

September 17, 2018 at 3:10 pm 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has welcomed the nomination of Liadh Ní Riada as the Sinn Fein Presidential candidate. Deputy Ferris said: “Liadh Ní Riada received the backing of the Sinn Féin Ard Comhairle yesterday as our candidate in the Presidential election on the 26th of October. “Liadh will […]

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Ferris Writes To UHK Management About Waiting Times At Hospital

Ferris Writes To UHK Management About Waiting Times At Hospital

July 12, 2018 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has written to University Hospital Kerry Management and the HSE about current waiting times at A&E at the Hospital. Speaking today, Deputy Ferris said; “Having been contacted by a number of patients and their families who had the misfortune to have had to present to […]

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UHK Spent Over €6m On Agency And Locum Staff Last Year

UHK Spent Over €6m On Agency And Locum Staff Last Year

June 26, 2018 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn TD Martin Ferris, has said the government and the HSE are presiding over serious financial waste due to over €6 million being spent on agency staff at University Hospital Kerry last year. The figures were released after a question by Sinn Fein’s Louise O’Reilly asked how much has […]

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WATCH: Local Company Makes Video On Marita Ann

WATCH: Local Company Makes Video On Marita Ann

April 2, 2018 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

A FENIT company has put up a 20 minute video on Facebook telling the story of the Marita Ann in the words of those who were there on the night back in September 1984. The short film by Digimack Video Productions features interviews with Martin Ferris, Mike Browne, Gavin Mortimer […]

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Ferris Wants Investigation Into Work Practices And Workloads At UHK

March 29, 2018 at 8:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY TD has called on the HSE to investigate work practices and workloads at University Hospital Kerry. Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris was speaking in the Dáil yesterday where he said he met management at the hospital on January 29 to voice concerns about workplace practices and low morale […]

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Ferris Concern At 400 Patients Over 75 Waiting On Trolleys At UHK In 2017

March 5, 2018 at 1:53 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has voiced his concern that 400 patients over the age of 75 were left waiting over 24 hours to be seen in University Hospital Kerry Emergency Department in 2017. The figures were supplied by the HSE after a request from Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson Deputy […]

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Deputy Ferris Wants Castleisland To Have Municipal District Of Its Own

February 19, 2018 at 3:51 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY’S Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has asked the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee to grant Castleisland its own Municipal District in the upcoming revision of boundaries. His submission proposes Tralee Municipal District be reduced from a nine seat district to seven, with lands in the north, south, east and […]

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Ferris Blasts Cuts To Home Help Hours In Kerry Area

February 8, 2018 at 8:51 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris TD, has described as “indefensible” the revelations that over two years the HSE cut Home Help hours in the Kerry area by over 16,000 hours. The revelation came in response to a parliamentary question by Sinn Fein Health spokesperson, Louise O’Reilly TD, which […]

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Martin Ferris Will Not Stand For Dáil In The Next General Election

November 18, 2017 at 9:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GERRY ADAMS tonight announced during his leader’s speech at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis, that neither he nor Martin Ferris would be running for the Dáil in the next election. In his address to the Ard Fheis, he said: “I’m very proud to have served as Uachtarán. Last year, myself […]

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Ferris Says He Has Never Had A Bar Tab In The Dáil

August 4, 2017 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

MARTIN Ferris TD has confirmed that he is not one of the TDs that has left an unpaid bar tab, after a number of queries about the issue from constituents. The Houses of the Oireachtas report has revealed this week there are unpaid tabs at the Dáil bar and restaurant […]

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Ferris Blasts Cutbacks To In-Home Respite Hours For Children With Disabilities

July 7, 2017 at 1:32 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has strongly criticised the  cut back in-home respite hours for children with disabilities in Kerry. Figures obtained under a Parliamentary Question posed by Sinn Féin Health spokesperson Louise O’Reilly TD show that in the first quarter of this year there was a decrease of […]

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Martin Ferris Highlights Plight Of 10-Year-Old Kerry Boy Waiting For Operation

June 21, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has critiscised the Minister for Health and the HSE over the delay a young Kerry boy is experiencing in waiting for an urgent operation at Crumlin Childrens Hospital. He said the family of a 10 year old Listowel boy who had his surgery postponed […]

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Deputy Ferris Pays Tribute To ‘Friend And Comrade’ Martin McGuinness

March 21, 2017 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has paid tribute to Martin McGuinness who sadly passed away in the early hours of this morning. Speaking at Leinster House today Deputy Ferris said; “I know I speak on behalf of all Kerry Republicans when I say we have not only lost a great Irish […]

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Ferris Sends Good Wishes To Martin McGuinness On Retirement

January 20, 2017 at 4:12 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has sent his best wishes to Martin McGuinness who has retired from electoral politics. Speaking today Deputy Ferris said; “it has been an honour and a privilege to work alongside Martin McGuinness for many years, Martin was instrumental in negotiations leading up to the […]

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€3.5m Work On Wastewater Treatment Facility In Ardfert To Begin In New Year

December 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE contract to carry out a significant upgrade work on the Ardfert Wastewater Treatment Plant was signed this week. Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris welcomed the €3.5 million development which will start in January and is expected to last 18 months. Deputy Ferris stated; “this is a long […]

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‘TDs Pay Rise Is A Slap In The Face For Ordinary Workers’ Says Ferris

November 11, 2016 at 9:58 am 1 comment

SINN Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has said yesterday’s vote on TDs pay is a slap in the face for ordinary workers. Sinn Féin had proposed that TDs would not accept the €5,000 per year pay rise but this was rejected by a vote of 90 votes to 32. […]

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Ferris Welcomes Minister’s Assurance He Will Visit St Mary Of The Angels In Beaufort

October 7, 2016 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has given a guarded welcome to the assurance from Minister with responsibility for people with disabilities, Finian McGrath, that he will visit St Mary of the Angels in Beaufort, to meet with service users, their families and staff of the facility. This came about […]

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Ferris Describes Mental Health Waiting Lists For Children And Adolescents In Kerry As ‘Unacceptable’

July 26, 2016 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Deputy for Kerry, Martin Ferris, has described as “unacceptable”, the waiting lists for appointments in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Kerry and nationwide. Figures released by the HSE to the Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Health show the area covering Kerry and much of Cork to have […]

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Ferris Calls For Kerry TDs To Support Sinn Féin’s Rent Bill

June 15, 2016 at 2:29 pm 1 comment

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has called on his constituency colleagues to support his party’s Rent Certainty Bill which will be voted on in the Dáil tomorrow. Fianna Fáil has signalled that it will vote with Fine Gael and government Independents to reject rent certainty which, he says, will […]

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Ferris Blasts Insurance Industry And Government Over Car Insurance Premium Hikes

April 12, 2016 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin TD Martin Ferris has strongly criticised both the insurance industry and the last Government after he was contacted by Kerry motorists saying their insurance premiums have risen by as much as 40 per cent in twelve months. In one instance he said a man was quoted €3,000 despite having over 5 years experience and a clean driving record. […]

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Martin Ferris To Visit US For St Patrick’s Day Celebrations

March 16, 2016 at 4:53 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Fein Deputy Martin Ferris will visit the East coast of the United States to take part in St Patricks Day and 1916 celebrations. The trip takes in Boston, Springfield Tampa, Miami and New York State and will focus on ongoing developments in Ireland and Irish emigrant issues including the undocumented […]

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Ferris Blasts Government’s Health Record As Minister Varadkar Arrives In Town

February 19, 2016 at 9:56 am 1 comment

SINN Féin TD Martin Ferris has blasted Fine Gael’s record on health as Minister Leo Varadkar prepares to visit the newly renamed University Hospital Kerry today. “Fine Gael’s legacy in health is chaos in emergency departments, people waiting on hospital trolleys for days on end, endless waiting lists, and children denied essential treatments,” said Deputy […]

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Ferris Attacks Government At Election Campaign Launch

Ferris Attacks Government At Election Campaign Launch

January 31, 2016 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

  A CROWD of 300 people gathered in the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday night for the launch of Martin Ferris’ election campaign. Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada was the guest speaker on an evening when the  Kerry Sinn Féin TD accused both Fine Gael and Labour of betraying the people […]

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Marita Ann Crew And Cabra Historical Society Among Those To Lay Wreaths At Sinn Féin Event In Banna

January 5, 2016 at 4:50 pm Comments are Disabled

  CREW members of the Marita Ann and the Cabra Historial Society will be among those laying wreaths at a Kerry Sinn Féin event on Banna Strand this Saturday. The event, which begins at 3pm at the promenade, will launch Kerry Sinn Féin’s 1916 Centenary Events programme to be held in the county throughout 2016. Martin […]

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VIDEO: Is This A Sign Of A ‘Pact’ To Come Lads?

VIDEO: Is This A Sign Of A ‘Pact’ To Come Lads?

December 19, 2015 at 4:32 pm Comments are Disabled

IT looks like Michael Healy Rae and Martin Ferris formed some sort of pact at the Office Chair Racing  event on The Mall this afternoon. The lighthearted fun, organised by Tralee Chamber Alliance in aid of St Vincent de Paul, was lit up by a ‘coalition’ between the two Kerry […]

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Sinn Féin To Hold Protest At KGH This Evening

November 27, 2015 at 11:26 am Comments are Disabled

  A DEMONSTRATION will be held in Tralee this Friday evening by Sinn Féin in Kerry, to protest at the government’s response to the current situation in the health service, which this week has seen nurses vote for strike action in emergency departments throughout the country. The demonstration is part of […]

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Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

Man Who Died In Fenit Fire Was Much-Loved Retired Priest

October 12, 2015 at 1:08 pm 1 comment

  THERE is a sense of shock in Fenit at the death of Fr. Gearoid Ó Donnchadha in a fire in the early hours of Monday morning. The well-known an much-loved man was a huge figure in the Fenit community, actively promoting many projects in Fenit and beyond, including the statue of […]

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Martin Ferris To Be Keynote Speaker At Sinn Féin Easter Rising Commemoration In Tralee

March 31, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

  SINN Féin TD Martin Ferris will be the keynote speaker at their annual Easter Rising commemoration in Tralee this Sunday. The commemoration in Tralee will leave The Square at 12.30pm on Easter Sunday and proceed to the Republican Plot in Rath graveyard. Before leaving The Square a woman dressed in […]

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Martin Ferris Selected By Kerry Sinn Fein To Run In Next General Election

March 13, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

MARTIN Ferris was selected last night to be the Sinn Féin party’s candidate in the Kerry constituency at next General Election. Party members chose Deputy Ferris at the Kerry Sinn Féin selection convention in the Meadowlands Hotel. “It is a huge honour to be selected to represent Sinn Féin and this county […]

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