Post Tagged with: "Tralee MD"

More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

January 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has asked the Council to look at providing some bays for the parking of motorhomes during the summer season in Tralee. Cllr Terry O’Brien made the call at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday. He acknowledged that a business was providing the service in […]

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Rock Street.

Changes To Be Made To Tralee MD Safe and Welcoming Streets Mobility Plan

January 12, 2021 at 12:18 pm 1 comment

THE Council has made changes to Tralee MD Safe and Welcoming Streets Mobility Plan which was introduced earlier this year as a response to the COVID-19 guidelines to comply with  public health guidance on social distancing. This involved a number of changes to parking on Rock Street and Edward Street as […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Looks At Designs For Social Housing Units On Part Of Island Of Geese

November 5, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is investigating preliminary designs for social housing units on a section of the Island of Geese on the Matt Talbot Road. This was revealed after a question by Fianna Fáil Cllr Johnnie Wall at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee MD of Kerry County Council, where he asked […]

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Garda Mary Gardiner.

Call For Community Garda To Be Recognised By Council

November 4, 2020 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor has called for some sort of recognition to given to a local Garda who has done so much for the Tralee community. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris said Garda Mary Gardiner has proven to […]

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Quill Street.

Cllr Calls For Council To Provide Pedestrian Crossing At Quill Street

November 4, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called for something to be done about a street in Tralee as he says it is dangerous for pedestrians. Cllr Johnnie Wall called on the Council to undertake a traffic survey with a view to the provision of a pedestrian crossing at Quill Street in the […]

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The Columbarium Wall at Shannon Crematorium.

Columbarium Wall To Be Opened In Rath Cemetery Next Year

November 3, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

RATH Cemetery will see a Columbarium Wall built and opened in 2021. At the meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, Fine Gael Cllr Jim Finucane asked that funding be provided for the construction of the wall at the Tralee cemetery. Columbarium Walls are used […]

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Cllr Calls For Action After Rat Infestations In Tralee Estates

Cllr Calls For Action After Rat Infestations In Tralee Estates

September 8, 2020 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has called for action after what he called a rat infestation in parts of the Mitchels area of town in the past few weeks. Independent Councillor Sam Locke raised the issue at Monday’s meeting of Tralee MD councillors. He said he contacted the Environment Section […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Call For Council To Do More To Curb Litter And Anti-Social Behaviour Problems In Fenit

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

A SINN Fein Councillor has asked Kerry County Council to introduce a programme of measures to curb littering and anti-social behaviour in Fenit. Cllr Deirdre Ferris made the call at Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, following complaints from constituents in Fenit area over issues of deliberate littering and anti-social […]

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Call For Council To Empty Litter Bins On A More Regular Basis

Call For Council To Empty Litter Bins On A More Regular Basis

July 9, 2020 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A CALL for greater commitment by the Council to regularly empty public bins across the Tralee Municipal District was made at the meeting of the MD on Monday. Cllr Mikey Sheehy made the call, saying he had received a number of calls on this about overflowing bins in Tralee town […]

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Site For Cycling Pump Track Close To Being Acquired By Council

Site For Cycling Pump Track Close To Being Acquired By Council

July 9, 2020 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A SITE for a cycling pump track in the Tralee area is in the process of being acquired by Kerry County Council. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy asked for an update on the position and progress of the proposed Tralee Pump Track at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. He […]

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Wildflowers on the outskirts of town.

Tralee Municipal District Should Lead The Way In Biodiversity Policy Says Cllr

July 8, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin councillor, Cathal Foley, has asked Kerry County Council to explore new, more sensitive methods of grass and weed control throughout the county. He made the call due to the success of the Tralee Municipal District’s effort to enhance biodiversity during the lock-down period ensuring the least negative impact […]

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Cllr Calls Asks For Review Of Time Pubs Need To Remove Street Furniture

Cllr Calls Asks For Review Of Time Pubs Need To Remove Street Furniture

July 8, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fáil councillor has asked that the gardaí and Council take a more balanced approach to the 10pm time limit for pubs and restaurants to bring their street furniture in off the footpaths or public spaces. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday, Cllr Mikey Sheehy called […]

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The site (with red border) in Rahoonane on which social housing units will be constructed.

Councillors Approve Construction Of Eight Housing Units At Rahoonane

July 6, 2020 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors have approved the construction of eight social housing units in Rahoonane. The development will consist of four terraced two bedroom units and four terraced three-bedroom units on a site of 0.28 hectare. The site is located at the edge of the Shanakill and Rahoonane estates fronting […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Five Mayor/Cathaoirligh Of Municipal Districts Now Selected

June 26, 2020 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor/Cathaoirligh for each of the five Municipal Districts have been selected following the annual meetings of each of the Municipal Districts held on Thursday and Friday. They are as follows; Tralee Municipal District Mayor – Cllr Terry O’Brien (Lab) Deputy Mayor – Cllr Jim Finucane (FG) Castleisland-Corca Dhuibhne Municipal […]

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The new Mayor of Tralee Terry O’Brien with wife Teresa and children Millie and Mark.

Terry O’Brien Is The New Mayor Of Tralee

June 25, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

Cllr Terry O’Brien has been elected Mayor of Tralee today at the annual meeting of the Tralee Municipal District. It is the Labour councillor’s fifth term as Mayor of Tralee and he takes up the chain of office from Cllr Jim Finucane (Fine Gael) who was mayor over the past […]

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Part of the plans for changes as businesses reopen.

Council Plans To Implement ‘Safe Streets’ Programme As Businesses Reopen

June 5, 2020 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published on its website the ‘Safe Streets’ Programme for towns and villages in Kerry as shops, businesses and services in town centres begin to reopen in the coming weeks. This plan is due to be implemented in consultation with businesses after observations can be made to Ms. […]

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Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

May 7, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Cathal Foley has welcomed a commitment from management of Kerry County Council to explore ways of providing specific over 70s only time periods at certain parks throughout the county. “At an online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Wednesday, I asked management to consider providing reserved […]

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Cllr Wants Something Done About Junction At The Kerries

Cllr Wants Something Done About Junction At The Kerries

January 24, 2020 at 11:32 am 1 comment

A TRALEE councillor wants something done about a junction on the outskirts of town, which he described as dangerous for motorists. Labour Councillor Terry O’Brien had a motion before the Tralee Municipal District meeting earlier this month that  Kerry County Council look at the junction linking to the Kerries road […]

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Collective Approach Needed To Tackle Waste Issue At Car Park Says Cllr Foley

Collective Approach Needed To Tackle Waste Issue At Car Park Says Cllr Foley

September 4, 2019 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

  A TRALEE councillor has asked the Council and local businesses to work together to solve the problem of overflowing rubbish in the general Abbey Car Park area in town. Cllr Norma Foley had a motion before Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday, that the Tralee […]

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The Presentation U16 team from 2018 with Coach Del White who were honoured with a Tralee Municipal District Award in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Council Awards Honours Heroes And High Achievers From Around The County

January 25, 2019 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry County Council and Municipal District Awards ceremony was held in The Rose Hotel last night, with people, sporting teams and groups from all over the county in attendance, along with public representatives. There were four recipients from the Tralee Municipal District; founder of Recovery Haven-Kerry Marian Barnes and Mary O’Brien of […]

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Martin Ferris.

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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