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Toireása Ferris To Resign Seat On County Council

August 28, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Councillor Toireasa Ferris is to step down from political life next month. In June of this year, the councillor confirmed she would not be contesting the next general election for the party in place of her father, Martin, but now it has emerged she will step back from […]

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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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Ferris Concern Over Conditions At UHK Emergency Department

Ferris Concern Over Conditions At UHK Emergency Department

April 9, 2019 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Councillor Toireasa Ferris is calling on HIQA to investigate health and safety conditions at the Emergency Department of University Hospital Kerry. It comes as figures for today, supplied by the INMO, reveal there are 36 patients waiting on trolleys at the hospital. Cllr Ferris stated: “This morning I have […]

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Ferris Hits Out At Suggestion Of Closing Hazardous Dale Road

Ferris Hits Out At Suggestion Of Closing Hazardous Dale Road

April 18, 2018 at 9:43 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY Sinn Féin councillor has hit out at a suggestion at Monday’s Kerry County Council meeting that the Dale Road could be closed on health and safety grounds. The suggestion came from  Fine Gael councillor, Aoife Thornton,  in the Listowel area who said that the condition had deteriorated so […]

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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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Ferris Calls On Critics Of Purple Flag Initiative To Justify Objections

Ferris Calls On Critics Of Purple Flag Initiative To Justify Objections

July 27, 2017 at 9:51 am 1 comment

THE Sinn Féin councillor who initially proposed Tralee make an application for Purple Flag status, has criticised opponents of the process. The judges arrive tomorrow to assess the town for Purple Flag status, which is a positive initiative that indicates an entertaining, diverse, safe and enjoyable night in a town. […]

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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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Toireasa Ferris at work in the Sinn Fein offices in Moyderwell. Photo by Dermot Crean

Press Ombudsman Upholds Ferris’ Complaint That Irish Times Breached ‘Truth And Accuracy’ Principle

July 13, 2016 at 2:24 pm Comments are Disabled

SINN Fein Cllr Toireasa Ferris has had a complaint that the Irish Times breached Principle 1 (Truth and Accuracy) of the Code of Practice of the Press Council of Ireland upheld by the Press Ombudsman. Cllr Ferris made the complaint after an article was published in January this year which she felt […]

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Cllr Ferris Slams Gateway Scheme As SF Calls For IDA To Attend Council Meeting

Cllr Ferris Slams Gateway Scheme As SF Calls For IDA To Attend Council Meeting

November 7, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin councillors in Kerry are calling on representatives from Enterprise Ireland and the IDA to attend its next council meeting to discuss the need for  job creation for the county. The motion to be tabled by Cllr Robert Beasley at Monday’s meeting of Kerry County Council. “Of the 46 jobs that were advertised […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds Protest Through Town Against Water Charges

October 26, 2014 at 8:59 am Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of around 400 people took part in a march through Tralee on Saturday, to protest against water charges. The protest was organised by a combination of parties and organisations including Mandate, Unite, Sinn Fein, Right2Water, Independent TDs and councillors. “We all came together in this campaign; people from […]

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Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

Sinn Fein Motion To Reduce Property Tax To Come Before Council

July 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad for more  SINN Fein will table a motion at the next full meeting of Kerry County Council which will call on councillors to commit to reducing the Property Tax. A media report revealed this week that the Government is considering new cuts to 11 local authorities, including Kerry County […]

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