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Councillors Approve Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Approve Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 23, 2020 at 1:54 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District councillors have approved a diversion of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway at Bawnboy just outside the town. At a special meeting of Tralee MD councillors held this morning, six councillors voted for the 700 metre diversion and one (Cllr Deirdre Ferris) against the change. The diversion which will now […]

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Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Expected To Open By Next Summer

Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Expected To Open By Next Summer

September 8, 2020 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

PART of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway should be open before summer of 2021, councillors were told yesterday. At the Tralee Municipal District meeting of councillors on Monday morning, an update on the progress and timeframe of the project was requested in separate motions by Cllr Mikey Sheehy, Cllr Terry O’Brien and […]

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Campaign Calls On Councillors To Refuse Planning For Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Campaign Calls On Councillors To Refuse Planning For Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 4, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cycling Campaign has called on Tralee Municipal District Councillors to refuse to grant planning for a proposed 700 metre diversion of the Tralee Fenit Greenway. The Campaign says the Part 8 planning as drafted represents a failure to adequately mediate with the business, part of which is located […]

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Artist Ciara McKenna.

Ciara Looks For Public’s Help On Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project

August 27, 2020 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A WEST Kerry street artist is aiming to bring the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to life by creating a wildflower mural, with blossoms cascading along the walled part of the 10km walk in Tralee town. Incorporating flora and fauna, Ciara McKenna is inviting community groups and members of the public […]

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Chamber To Continue To Engage With Council On Greenway Progress

Chamber To Continue To Engage With Council On Greenway Progress

August 14, 2020 at 7:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance says it will continue to work with Kerry County Council on any efforts necessary to accelerate the opening of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway. An open letter was published in The Kerryman newspaper this week signed by over 50 businesses and interest groups urging the Council to complete the […]

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Greenway Group Urges Council To Complete Project Ahead Of 2021 Tourist Season

Greenway Group Urges Council To Complete Project Ahead Of 2021 Tourist Season

July 11, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL group who are keen to see the Tralee-Fenit Greenway up and running as soon as possible have issued a call to local politicians to do all they can to have it ready for the 2021 tourist season. The ‘Friends Of The Tralee To Fenit Greenway’ have expressed disappointment […]

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Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

July 7, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway is unlikely to be finished until the last quarter of 2021. After a query by Cllr Mikey Sheehy at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, the Council confirmed construction works have commenced again on the project after the site was closed for a period of two […]

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Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

April 8, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

MOUNTAIN Biking Kerry (MTBKY) have commissioned a short film of the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to showcase construction progress of the amenity. A trailer for the short film is now live on social media. Greenway development began at the western end of the project in Fenit Village late last year […]

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Council Says Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project Is On Schedule

Council Says Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project Is On Schedule

March 5, 2020 at 11:48 am 1 comment

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway project is on schedule and is due to be completed by the middle of 2021. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy requested an update on the project at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors. By February 26, almost 25% (2,590m) of the tracks have been removed with […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin, Mayor Jim Finucane, Chief Executive Moira Murrell, Ogie Moran (Chairman of North Kerry Way), councillors, Tralee Municipal District staff welcoming plans for the extension of the walkway at Lohercannon to The Spa to connect with the new Tralee-Fenit Greenway. Photo: Pauline Dennigan Photography

New Walkway From Canal To Connect With Tralee-Fenit Greenway

January 7, 2020 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

AS work begins on the construction of the new 10km Tralee to Fenit Greenway, Kerry County Council has announced plans for the extension of an adjacent walking and cycling route along the coast of Tralee Bay which would connect with the greenway and provide a new leisure amenity for the […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin turns the sod on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway at Fenit on Sunday with, from left; Cllr Mikey Sheehy, Charlie O'Sullivan KCC, Deputy Martin Ferris, CE of KCC Moira Morrell, Cllr Pa Daly Cathaoirleach KCC Cllr Niall Kelliher, Cllr Norma Foley, Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and Cllr Sam Locke. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Turns Sod On Two Multi-Million Euro Greenway Projects

November 29, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE sod has been turned today on two new greenway amenities in Kerry marking the commencement of construction on the multi-million-euro projects. Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, today turned the sod on the new ten-kilometre Tralee to Fenit Greenway and the […]

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Tim Guiheen, Jean Foley, Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane, Michelle Stack Joe Moynihan and Brendan O'Brien at the unveiling of the new sign at the Tralee Fenit Greenway at Upper Rock Street on Monday. Photo: Joe Hanley

Sign Unveiled At Tralee-Fenit Greenway As Minister To Turn Sod On Project This Friday

November 27, 2019 at 11:23 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW sign was officially unveiled at part of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway on Monday by Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Jim Finucane. The sign at Upper Rock Street (across from the Dunnes Stores entrance) was erected thanks to Tidy Tralee Together with the help of the Kerry County Council Community Support […]

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Construction Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Start In Early 2020

Construction Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Start In Early 2020

November 7, 2019 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S anticipated that construction work on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway will not start until early 2020. Cllr Mikey Sheehy asked Council Management for a projected start/finish date for the long awaited greenway at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Monday. The Council said it is presently progressing the necessary […]

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Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Begin This Autumn

Work On Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Begin This Autumn

July 17, 2019 at 3:36 pm Comments are Disabled

WORK is scheduled to begin on the Tralee Fenit Greenway in the autumn, it was revealed at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Tuesday. A dedicated project management team is being put in place at the moment for the €3.9m project. Funding of €3m was announced last month […]

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Funding Of €3m Announced For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Funding Of €3m Announced For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 21, 2019 at 11:08 am 3 comments

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway is to receive €3m in Government funding. Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, today announced funding of €3.5m for the Kilmorna to Listowel and €3m for the Tralee to Fenit Greenways. This is fantastic news for all involved in the project and work can now be advanced on the greenway […]

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Minister Griffin Says Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway Will Be Announced In Coming Weeks

Minister Griffin Says Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway Will Be Announced In Coming Weeks

May 23, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State for Tourism & Sport, Brendan Griffin, is today assuring people that he is totally confident of a positive announcement of substantial funding for the Tralee-Fenit and Listowel-Kilmorna Greenways in the coming weeks. Minister Griffin says that a competitive application process for greenway funding has just concluded within […]

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Councillors Reiterate Call For Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Reiterate Call For Funding For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

March 13, 2019 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee and councillors in the Tralee Municipal District have reaffirmed their unanimous support for Tralee to Fenit Greenway project and have supported calls for funding for the amenity. The ten-kilometre greenway project will see the completion of a three-metre wide greenway suitable for walking and cycling along […]

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Joe Cotter of the 'Walk The Line' committee with Kieran Ruttledge of the Aqua Dome and Aidan Kelly, President of Tralee Chamber Alliance, hoping that progress will take place on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway soon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Call For Politicians To Act On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

February 25, 2019 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

IT was said that the old Tralee to Fenit railway line would never be transformed into a Greenway that would benefit to local tourism, because many believed that planning permission would never be granted. Well, the planning process has been completed, the money is available in the form of the […]

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Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Approve Plans For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 3, 2018 at 5:16 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS in the Tralee Municipal District have approved plans for the development of a ten-kilometre greenway between Tralee and Fenit. The project will see a continuation of an amenity trail on the outskirts of the town which was developed by Kerry County Council in 2016 and which links Casement Railway […]

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Council Gives Notice Of Planning For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Council Gives Notice Of Planning For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 14, 2018 at 4:45 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBLIC notice has been given that Kerry County Council plans to carry out development on the Tralee – Fenit Greenway Project. The notice appeared in a local paper today and details the nature and extent of the proposed works. The townlands mentioned are Ballynahoulort, Bawnboy, Clogherbrien, Knockanish East, Knockanish West, Ballygarran, Ballymakegogue, […]

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Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Public Consultation Day On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

May 22, 2018 at 8:23 pm Comments are Disabled

AS part of their ongoing planning preparation, Kerry County Council is to hold a public consultation day regarding the proposed Tralee to Fenit Greenway this Wednesday in Fenit. Maps of the route of the proposed greenway will be on display for inspection throughout the day. Kerry County Council officials will […]

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Tralee Fenit Greenway Group To ‘Cycle The Line’ On Sunday

Tralee Fenit Greenway Group To ‘Cycle The Line’ On Sunday

December 2, 2017 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee to Fenit Greenway group are inviting people to ‘Cycle The Line’ with them tomorrow to highlight the lack of progress on the project. This event will take place exactly a year after the last public event, a year which has seen little advance on providing the greenway. It […]

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Supporters of the Tralee - Fenit Greenway before the walk.

Supporters of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Voice Disappointment At Lack Of Progess

February 8, 2016 at 1:07 pm 2 comments

FRIENDS of the Tralee to Fenit Greenway held a public walk on Sunday, February 8, to highlight the disappointment at the uncompleted Tralee to Fenit Walkway. Despite the bad weather, over 80 people took part in the walk, which started at St. Brendan’s Church and finished at Mounthawk. The group has been […]

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VIDEO: Tralee-Fenit Greenway Supporters To Walk The Line This Sunday

VIDEO: Tralee-Fenit Greenway Supporters To Walk The Line This Sunday

February 2, 2016 at 11:04 am 4 comments

THE Friends of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway are to walk the line next Sunday and are hoping to be joined by as many members of the public as possible. “We last Walked the Line in protest nearly four years ago in April 2012,” reads a press release from the group. “Since then, the […]

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Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Minister Launches New Phase Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

June 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm Comments are Disabled

MINISTER of State at the Department of for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Alan Kelly, was in town last Friday to  officially launch the new Phase of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway (Casements Railway Station-Rock Street section) as part of the National Cycle Network. The launch was held in the green area of Casement’s Avenue and while there […]

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