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Foley Wants Assurances Teacher Numbers Won’t Be Cut In County’s Schools

June 8, 2020 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley has raised concerns about teacher allocations for the 2020/21 school year, given the current COVID-19 pandemic. She’s calling for assurances that schools will be able to retain their current teacher numbers for the year ahead. “I have been contacted by many schools across the […]

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Kerry Bus/Coach Operators Need Help To Survive Crisis Says Foley

June 2, 2020 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, says no measure should be off the table when it comes to grant aid to restart our economy. She was responding to queries from bus and coach companies concerned about their futures following the impact of COVID-19 on their business. Deputy Foley explained; “In recent […]

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Foley Calls For Action To Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists

Foley Calls For Action To Reduce Hospital Waiting Lists

May 25, 2020 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley says patients in Kerry are being forgotten as waiting lists at University Hospital Kerry have increased significantly since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Tralee woman is calling for the cancellation of the HSE contract with private hospitals, and for the money to […]

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Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

Foley Says Rural Learner Drivers Especially Affected By Driving Tests Backlog

May 20, 2020 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, says the Transport Minister needs to outline the government’s plan for dealing with the backlog of provisional licences and driving tests, which is continuing to build up during the Coronavirus restrictions. Deputy Foley said; “Learner drivers here in Kerry, particularly in rural areas, are […]

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Foley Calls For Seasonal Workers To Get Extended COVID-19 Payments

Foley Calls For Seasonal Workers To Get Extended COVID-19 Payments

May 12, 2020 at 10:07 am 1 comment

FIANNA Fáil TD for Kerry Norma Foley says thousands of seasonal workers and those over 66 should be included in the newly extended COVID-19 payments. Deputy Foley says Kerry will be hit harder than many other county because of its high profile tourism sector, which has been shut down as […]

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Students Need Clarity On How Leaving Cert Exams Will Operate Says Foley

Students Need Clarity On How Leaving Cert Exams Will Operate Says Foley

May 5, 2020 at 3:48 pm 1 comment

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley says students are being left in the dark on how the Leaving Certificate examinations will operate at the end of the month and clarity is needed from the Department of Education. “Leaving Cert students are currently experiencing unnecessarily heightened levels of stress and anxiety […]

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Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

Deputy Foley Calls For Pandemic Unemployment Payment To Be Extended To People Over 66

April 6, 2020 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, has called on the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection to extend the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment to people over the age of 66. As it stands, the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment is only applicable to people aged between 18 and 66. “I […]

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Kerry TD Asks For Introduction Of ‘No Detriment Policy’ For Students

Kerry TD Asks For Introduction Of ‘No Detriment Policy’ For Students

April 2, 2020 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

FIANNA Fáil TD Norma Foley is calling on universities, institutes of technology and third level colleges to bring in ‘No Detriment Policies’ to ease the pressure on students in completing assignments, assessments and online exams for this semester. Deputy Foley explained; “Students here are extremely worried about their exams given […]

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Call For Students Who Leave Campus Accommodation Early To Be Refunded Rent

Call For Students Who Leave Campus Accommodation Early To Be Refunded Rent

March 31, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley, has called for students who leave campus accommodation early due to the Covid 19 pandemic to be refunded rent. “Universities and large private accommodation operators differ hugely in their approach to handling the issue of student accommodation refunds,” said Deputy Foley. “It is interesting to […]

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Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

Call For Commemorative Plaque To Mark Site Of Old Creamery

July 9, 2018 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called on the Council to do something to mark the site of the old creamery at the laneway at Church Street. Cllr Norma Foley, who is also Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, put forward her motion at the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District. Continued below… Cllr […]

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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 […]

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Norma Expected To Change Town Chain For County Council One

Norma Expected To Change Town Chain For County Council One

June 14, 2018 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE current Mayor of Tralee, Norma Foley, will hand over her Mayoral chain to Labour’s Graham Spring later this month. However, the weight off her neck and shoulders won’t last long, as it is expected it will be replaced later that day by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council chain […]

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The new Mayor of Tralee with her husband Denis Maguire. Photo by Dermot Crean

Norma Looks Forward To Year Ahead As Mayor Of Tralee

June 30, 2017 at 1:45 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Mayor of Tralee wants to harness the spirit of community activism and volunteering across all parts of the Municipal District to work together for the betterment of the area during her time in office. Fianna Fáil’s Norma Foley was speaking after she was elected as Mayor on Friday […]

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Cllr Norma Foley To Become Next Mayor Of Tralee

Cllr Norma Foley To Become Next Mayor Of Tralee

May 25, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLR Norma Foley will be the next Mayor of Tralee when Terry O’Brien’s tenure ends at the end of next month. The Fianna Fáil councillor is set to be elected at the AGM of the Tralee Municipal District set be held on Friday, June 30. Because of a voting pact […]

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Norma Foley To Seek Fianna Fail Nomination To Run In Next Election

Norma Foley To Seek Fianna Fail Nomination To Run In Next Election

January 8, 2015 at 10:06 am 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District Councillor Norma Foley is to put her name forward at the Fianna Fail convention to run for the Dáil at the next General Election. The Presentation Secondary School teacher will hope take a place in the new five-seater Kerry constituency at the next election and follow in her […]

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Cllr Calls For Town Square To Be Used More For Cultural Events

Cllr Calls For Town Square To Be Used More For Cultural Events

October 7, 2014 at 3:59 pm Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fail councillor put forward a motion that the Square be utilised more to showcase the town’s artistic talent through regular events. Cll Norma Foley was speaking at the monthly meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, where she said the Entente Florale gathering in the […]

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