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Cllr Pa Daly.

Call For COVID Payment For Those On Maternity/Parental Leave On Return To Work

May 19, 2020 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Pa Daly has called for parents on maternity or parental leave to be included in the Wage Subsidy Scheme upon their return to work. At the moment, these parents are being informed by the Revenue Commissioner that they are not covered by the wage subsidy scheme […]

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Cllr Calls For Clarity On COVID-19 Testing And Waiting Times

Cllr Calls For Clarity On COVID-19 Testing And Waiting Times

April 6, 2020 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Sinn Féin councillor Cathal Foley has called on the HSE to provide clarity on Covid-19 testing and waiting times for results. Speaking after being contacted by several constituents, Cllr Foley said: “I have been contacted by many people in the past few weeks who are worried about the length of time […]

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Deirdre Ferris with newly elected TD Pa Daly and Padraig Sugrue, who was also put up for selection, at the convention last night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Deirdre Ferris Selected To Replace Pa Daly On County Council

February 19, 2020 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Tralee Municipal District councillor said she is looking forward to representing the people of the area when she is co-opted onto the Council next week. Members of Sinn Féin in the Tralee Electoral Area selected Deirdre Ferris to replace Pa Daly on Kerry County Council following his election […]

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Cllr Says Communities Are Worried About ATM Sell-Off By Banks

Cllr Says Communities Are Worried About ATM Sell-Off By Banks

January 31, 2020 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor and General Election candidate for Kerry, Pa Daly, has said plans by Bank of Ireland and AIB plan to sell off ATM cash machines is causing deep concern in communities across the county. He called on the government to intervene in the situation via the Central Bank […]

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Daly Says Sinn Féin Manifesto On Mental Health Will Meet Challenges Faced In Kerry

Daly Says Sinn Féin Manifesto On Mental Health Will Meet Challenges Faced In Kerry

January 29, 2020 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin General Election candidate in Kerry, Cllr Pa Daly, has said that it is the duty of legislators to do more with regards to mental health. Daly said that he believes that a different approach to the provision of mental health services is needed and says his party’s manifesto […]

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Cllr Pa Daly.

Daly Says Sinn Féin In Government Would Deliver 20,000 Houses A Year

January 28, 2020 at 10:41 am 2 comments

KERRY Sinn Féin general election candidate, Cllr Pa Daly, has said that his party will deliver an average 20,000 houses a year and 100,000 over the lifetime of a government. Cllr Daly said housing is one of the big issues coming up when canvassing on the doorstep. “The lack of […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Pa Daly Looks Forward To Contesting Upcoming Election

January 15, 2020 at 9:11 am 1 comment

SINN Féin candidate and Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly said he is relishing the opportunity to represent the people of county if he is elected after the upcoming election. The Tralee man is a first time candidate for the Dáil and is hoping to succeed party colleague Martin Ferris as […]

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Cllr Pa Daly

Cllr Daly Claims Some GPs Are Wrongly Charging Patients For Blood Tests

January 2, 2020 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Pa Daly has claimed that some GPs in the county are wrongly charging medical card and GP visit card holders for blood tests and other essential services. Cllr Daly has been contacted by several people from across Kerry who have said that they are being charged […]

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Eamon Ryan (third from left) on Ireland AM on Virgin Media One on Wednesday morning.

Cllr Daly Says Green Party Leader’s Suggestion For Rural Transport Is ‘Incredulous’

October 10, 2019 at 9:50 am 1 comment

KERRY Sinn Féin general election candidate Cllr Pa Daly has said, a suggestion by the leader of the Green Party that families in rural villages would share a small number of cars is incredulous. But the Green Party said Eamon Ryan’s comments on Virgin Media One’s Ireland AM show on […]

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Martin Ferris.

Ferris Welcomes Living Wage Of €12.30 An Hour

July 4, 2019 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has welcomed the new Living Wage rate of €12.30 p/h for 2019. Deputy Ferris said a Living Wage is needed to ensure workers across the island of Ireland have an income that is necessary to provide them and their families with the basic necessities […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Toireasa Ferris Withdraws From General Election Race

June 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

AT a meeting of Kerry Sinn Féin members at Kerins O’Rahilly’s clubhouse in Tralee on Monday night, Cllr Toireasa Ferris announced that she was regrettably withdrawing her candidature as a general election candidate due to health concerns. In a very emotional speech, Cllr Ferris stated; “This has been a very difficult decision […]

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Local Authority Needs To Build More Houses Says Tralee Area Sinn Féin Candidate

Local Authority Needs To Build More Houses Says Tralee Area Sinn Féin Candidate

May 21, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin local election candidate Cathal Foley has said that local authorities need to get back to what they did best in the past by building social and affordable housing. Mr Foley – who is running in the Tralee Electoral Area in the local elections which take place on this […]

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Cathal Foley Joins Sinn Féin Ticket For Local Elections

Cathal Foley Joins Sinn Féin Ticket For Local Elections

May 5, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Tralee Town Councillor Cathal Foley has joined the Sinn Féin election ticket for the Tralee Electoral Area. He was nominated by Cllr Toiréasa Ferris at county buildings in Tralee this morning. Sinn Féin will now have three candidates running in the Tralee area with sitting councillors Pa Daly and Toireasa […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Criticises VAT On Any Future Carbon Tax Increases

March 26, 2019 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Toireasa Ferris, has said confirmation received by Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty in a parliamentary question, confirms that any future carbon tax increases would also attract VAT will mean that the mooted carbon tax jumps will be even more regressive than originally anticipated. Cllr Ferris stated: “We in Sinn […]

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Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

Sinn Féin Asks Irexit To Explain ‘Absurd’ Killarney Candidate Story

March 13, 2019 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

A SINN Féin candidate in the Killarney Local Election Area has called on the Irexit Freedom Party to explain the announcement of a candidate with a fake profile photo circulated in a press release to local media. John Buckley was contacted by a fellow Sinn Féin member after discovering that the […]

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Mary Lou McDonald.

Mary Lou McDonald To Speak At Rural Revival Conference In Castleisland

November 21, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

A CONFERENCE will take place in the River Island Hotel Castleisland on this Saturday, November 24, at 6.30pm which will discuss ways in which life can be brought back to rural Ireland. The keynote speaker on the evening will be Uachtarán Shinn Féin, Mary Lou McDonald TD. Panellists will include: […]

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Cllrs Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris.

Sitting Sinn Fein Cllrs To Contest Local Elections For Tralee Electoral Area Next Year

November 18, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

CLLRS Pa Daly and Toireasa Ferris will be Sinn Fein’s candidates in the local elections for the Tralee Electoral Area next year. Sinn Féin members met in the River Island Hotel on Saturday evening to select candidates to go forward for next years local elections in the Tralee Municipal District, which comprises both Tralee and […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

Kerry Sinn Féin To Select Local Election Candidates In Coming Week

November 13, 2018 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will hold selection conventions for the Tralee, Castleisland, Killarney, Kenmare and Listowel Local Election Areas in the coming week. First up are the Killarney and Kenmare areas on Thursday 15th November at the Manor Inn Killorglin where delegates will select candidates to run in each area. On the following […]

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Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

Ferris Seeks Clarity On Hip And Knee Surgeries At UHK

October 23, 2018 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Toireasa Ferris has called for answers on the status of hip and knee replacement procedures at University Hospital Kerry. Speaking yesterday, Cllr Ferris stated: “Despite reassurances from management that hip and knee replacements would recommend the week beginning the 15th October, we have been informed this has […]

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Cllr Toireasa Ferris.

Kerry Sinn Féin To Hold Workers Rights Seminar

October 12, 2018 at 6:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin will host a workers rights meeting next week in the Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney. There will be two sessions on Saturday, October 20, one between 11am and 1pm focusing on Health Care workers and another focusing on those working in the hospitality sector between 1pm and 3pm. Cllr […]

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Martin Ferris.

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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Martin Ferris.

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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Toireasa Ferris Selected As Sinn Féin Candidate In Next General Election

Toireasa Ferris Selected As Sinn Féin Candidate In Next General Election

December 2, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLOR Toireasa Ferris was selected by the Sinn Féin membership to go forward as the party’s next general election candidate in Kerry, at a packed party convention held on Friday night at the Kerins O’Rahillys club. She was nominated by a number of cumainn in the county. The convention was being held […]

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Campaign Encourages People To Buy Local This Christmas

Campaign Encourages People To Buy Local This Christmas

December 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin has launched a campaign encouraging people to buy local this Christmas. They want people to think about where they spend their money and to buy local produce in local shops. “We in Sinn Féin are asking people and especially our supporters to consider shopping local, support local businesses […]

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Gerry Adams arrives at the launch of ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’ at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Gerry Adams Launches Book On Hunger Strikers At The Rose Hotel

September 22, 2017 at 9:26 am 1 comment

PRESIDENT of Sinn Féin, Gerry Adams TD, received a rapturous welcome in The Rose Hotel Tralee on Thursday night when he launched ‘Ireland’s Hunger for Justice’, the story of Ireland’s 22  hunger strikers. There was a packed house for the launch as people came from all over the county and indeed country for […]

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Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

Tom Barry Selected By Sinn Féin For Kerry County Council Seat

September 19, 2017 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

LISTOWEL native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel LEA, in the Listowel Arms Hotel, on Monday night. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday.  He was selected to replace Cllr Diane […]

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Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

Sinn Féin Protest At Bank Over Decision To Remove Irish Language Option From ATMs

September 1, 2017 at 1:09 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin organised a picket of Bank of Ireland in Castle Street Tralee on Friday in protest at their decision to remove the Irish language option on new ATMs. The party is calling on Bank of Ireland to reverse their decision and they asked people to sign a petition outside the bank during […]

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Sinn Féin Organises Protest Over Waste Collection System

Sinn Féin Organises Protest Over Waste Collection System

July 6, 2017 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

A SHORT protest was held outside Kerry County Council buildings at lunchtime on Wednesday, against a new system of bin charges which will come into effect from this September. This new system will ban flat charges and move towards a pay-by-weight and pay-by-lift system across the whole country. The pay […]

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Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

Ferris Advises People On Medical Cards Charged For GP Blood Tests To Seek Reimbursement

July 5, 2017 at 12:06 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District Sinn Féin councillor, Toireasa Ferris, has advised medical card holders that they should not be charged for blood tests by their GPs. Councillor Ferris has been contacted by a number of constituents, one of whom is a patient recovering from cancer, about the issue. “I have told them and […]

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Kerry Sinn Féin Cllr Slams Danny Healy Rae Drink-Driving Comments

Kerry Sinn Féin Cllr Slams Danny Healy Rae Drink-Driving Comments

April 12, 2017 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Cllr for South & West Kerry Damian Quigg has stated that the recent comments, in relation to drink driving, of Danny Healy Rae TD are totally irresponsible. Deputy Danny Healy Rae made comments last week saying “two glasses or three glasses of Guinness did not cause an accident for anybody.” […]

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