Post Tagged with: "Tralee Municipal District"

Mayor Calls For Doubling Of Fines For People Illegally Parking In Disabled Spaces

Mayor Calls For Doubling Of Fines For People Illegally Parking In Disabled Spaces

March 9, 2017 at 4:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has called for a doubling of the fine for people caught parking illegally in disabled spaces. Cllr Terry O’Brien (Lab) was speaking at the meeting of the Tralee Municipal District on Monday, where he said the practice was still widespread. At the moment the fine for […]

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Traffic Lights Issue In Town Centre To Improve In Coming Days

Traffic Lights Issue In Town Centre To Improve In Coming Days

March 9, 2017 at 12:10 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance met with Kerry County Council this morning to raise concerns about the timing of the new traffic lights at Mall/Denny Street/Castle Street junction. There has been teething problems with the new system introduced over the past week with motorists experiencing delays waiting for the lights to turn […]

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Councillor Wants Defibrillator Placed In Tralee Town Centre

Councillor Wants Defibrillator Placed In Tralee Town Centre

March 8, 2017 at 3:11 pm 1 comment

A TRALEE councillor proposed that a defibrillator be placed in a public place in Tralee town centre, at the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Fianna Fail councillor, Norma Foley, said that as the capital of the county, the town needed a debrillator as if there was […]

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Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

Councillor’s Anger At Restricted Access To Cemetery Over Christmas Period

January 12, 2017 at 4:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE councillor expressed her anger and frustration that people with mobility issues were not able to access Rath Cemetery for a five days over the Christmas period. Cllr Norma Foley brought up the issue at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. The Fianna Fail councillor […]

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No Fruit-Tree Planting Near Estates Due To Fallen Fruit Fears

No Fruit-Tree Planting Near Estates Due To Fallen Fruit Fears

January 10, 2017 at 10:58 am 1 comment

A REQUEST to plant fruit-bearing trees near estates in town was denied because of the danger of fallen fruit, it was heard at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday. Cllr Toireasa Ferris requested that consideration would be given to planting fruit bearing trees within our villages and towns. In reply, […]

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Mayor Calls For Traffic Lights At ‘Most Dangerous Junction In Town’

Mayor Calls For Traffic Lights At ‘Most Dangerous Junction In Town’

January 9, 2017 at 3:36 pm 3 comments

THERE won’t be any traffic lights in the near future at what the Mayor of Tralee described as “the most dangerous junction in Tralee at the moment”. Mayor Terry O’Brien had a motion before the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council meeting this morning that the Council would review the […]

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Quinlan's Seafood Bar, situated in The Mall.

Council Outlines Schedule For Works In Town Centre Before Christmas

November 8, 2016 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

THE water mains works currently underway at The Mall/Bridge Street are on schedule to be finished by November 25, the meeting of Tralee Municipal District heard on Monday morning. Councillors also heard about preliminary works to begin on Monday of next week, to prepare Denny Street to become a two-way street in […]

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Business Proposes Plan To Turn Marina Area Into Adventure Tourism Facility

Business Proposes Plan To Turn Marina Area Into Adventure Tourism Facility

November 8, 2016 at 9:32 am 1 comment

A LOCAL business made a presentation to Tralee Municipal District councillors on Monday which could see the canal area become the focus of a major tourism centre. An ‘Urban Beach’, kayaking, seafood trails, raft racing and much more were suggested as possibilities for development, by Michaela and John Edwards, who run a […]

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Bus Driver Honoured By Council For 25 Years Of Service To Town

Bus Driver Honoured By Council For 25 Years Of Service To Town

September 29, 2016 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

A MAN who has been driving around Tralee for the past 25 years, was honoured for his service to the town on Monday. Mike Culloty of the Tralee People’s Bus Service, received special recognition at the beginning of the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors where he was praised for providing […]

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Councillor Proposes Heritage Trail Around Tralee

Councillor Proposes Heritage Trail Around Tralee

September 29, 2016 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE Council is to consider a motion that a heritage trail be developed around Tralee. Sinn Féin Cllr Pa Daly brought the motion at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Monday. He said their was huge scope for developing a Heritage Trail around the town with Scotia’s Glen, […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Councillors Approve Plans To Build Homes For Elderly And Disabled At Killeen

July 20, 2016 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS voted by seven votes to one to give the go-ahead for a development of 21 houses for the elderly and people with disabilities at Killeen, Oakpark. The matter came up for consideration at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors on Monday. Before the meeting, representatives of residents in the […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Tralee Municipal District Councillors Received Over €250,000 In Payments Last Year

June 20, 2016 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors received a combined total of over €250,000 in payments in 2015 according to figures from Kerry County Council. In figures supplied by the Council to Radio Kerry, it showed Cllr Pat McCarthy received the largest amount of €43,404.13, while Independent Cllr Sam Locke received the smallest amount of €21,888.14. Cllr […]

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Popular Council Worker John Sweeps Into Retirement

Popular Council Worker John Sweeps Into Retirement

April 24, 2016 at 7:55 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will miss a great local character around the town as John Moynihan has hung up his brush and bin and retired after 40 years of service to the Council. Popular among his workmates and townsfolk, Scartaglin native John – who has been living in Caherina for the last 47 years […]

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Council Submits Grant Proposal For €3m Work On Denny Site

Council Submits Grant Proposal For €3m Work On Denny Site

November 4, 2015 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council have submitted a detailed developmental proposal for the Denny Site in Tralee which is set to cost over €3m. The proposal – involves the demolition of the site, its interim use as an amenity area and the preparation of a master plan for its future long term […]

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Killerisk Residents To Finally Get New Pedestrian Crossing

Killerisk Residents To Finally Get New Pedestrian Crossing

September 8, 2015 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

COUNCILLORS from the Tralee area are to use their Councillors Allocation to fund a new pedestrian crossing on the Killerisk Road. The issue has been brought up a number of times over the past couple of years and Cllr Norma Foley (FF) again raised it at this month’s meeting of the […]

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Local Groups Get Over €22,000 In Community Funding From Council

Local Groups Get Over €22,000 In Community Funding From Council

September 8, 2015 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €22,000 in Community Funding was approved by the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, for nine projects submitted after the closing date for applications. In all, €253,000 is available to the Tralee Municipal District from the Community Fund, with €25,000 retained for the Christmas Lights in […]

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Councillor Looks To Attain ‘Purple Flag’ To Show Town Is Safe To Socialise At Night

Councillor Looks To Attain ‘Purple Flag’ To Show Town Is Safe To Socialise At Night

July 9, 2015 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Council is to look into attaining a flag which signals Tralee is a safe place to socialise and shop in the evening and at night. Cllr Toireasa Ferris (SF) put forward the motion at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, that the Council would progress plans to achieve […]

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Denny Site Described As ‘Like An Unwanted Christmas Present’

Denny Site Described As ‘Like An Unwanted Christmas Present’

July 8, 2015 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Denny site was described as being treated “like an unwanted Christmas present” such is the lack of action at the property at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. Cllr Pa Daly (SF) made the comment after Cllr Norma Foley asked Management if there was […]

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Householders To Be Asked By Council How They Dump Their Rubbish

Householders To Be Asked By Council How They Dump Their Rubbish

July 7, 2015 at 3:13 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council  will have the power to go door to door to ask every householder how they dispose of their waste from next July if legislation is passed. The issue arose at the Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday, where Cllr Norma Foley asked the Council […]

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New Mayor Aims For City Status For Tralee

New Mayor Aims For City Status For Tralee

June 22, 2015 at 11:56 am 1 comment

  THE new Mayor of Tralee is calling for Tralee to be given city status and also wants free parking for half days during the week in the town centre. Fianna Fáil Cllr Tom McEllistrim was speaking after he was elected Mayor at a meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry […]

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Tralee Municipal District Allocates €159,000 To Community Organisations

Tralee Municipal District Allocates €159,000 To Community Organisations

May 28, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance has received €57,000 from Kerry County Council to help continue the work of marketing the town. The Alliance’s funding made up over a third of the Community Support Fund total of over €159,000, allocated to many Tralee Municipal District area organisations. The €57,000 equalled the amount allocated to the Chamber last […]

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Charlie Kerins.

Kerry County Council To Ask Minister To Review Charlie Kerins Conviction

January 14, 2015 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council are to write to the Minister for Justice, to ask that Charlie Kerins’ conviction for the murder of a Detective Sergeant 70 years ago, be reviewed. Sinn Fein Cllr Pa Daly made the proposal at last week’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. There […]

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Council Announces Free Parking In Town For December

Council Announces Free Parking In Town For December

November 4, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance and the retailers in the town have described the decision to introduce free parking for motorists in Tralee during December as an early Christmas present to the entire county. On-street parking and parking in Kerry County Council-operated car parks will be free from 1pm-6pm, Monday to Sunday […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Former Tralee Councillors Receive over €111,000 In Retirement Payments

October 13, 2014 at 2:45 pm 2 comments

FORMER Tralee town councillors, who are now over 50, shared over €111,000 in retirement gratuities according to figures released by Kerry County Council. The six who receive the payments are Ted Fitzgerald (FF) €52,623; Johnnie Wall (FF) €28,851; Pat Hussey (FG) €16,650; Gillian Wharton-Slattery (Lab) €13,667; Mairead Fernane (FG) €8,316 and Dan Galvin (Lab) €5,154. Johnnie […]

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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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Pa Daly out the back of his offices in 23 Rock Street where a tannery was once located. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Requests Meeting With Kerry GAA About Lack Of Big Games For Tralee

October 7, 2014 at 12:43 pm 2 comments

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor said that a meeting should take place with members of the GAA county board about the lion’s share of big Kerry games being allocated to Killarney. Sinn Fein Cllr, Pa Daly, brought up the issue at the monthly meeting on Monday and said he would like councillors to meet with board […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council To Ask That Some Estate Residents Be Exempt From Water Charges

October 6, 2014 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is to write to Irish Water to ask that residents of Tralee estates, proven to have dangerous levels of lead in their water supply, be exempt from water charges until the situation has been resolved. The Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council heard on Monday morning, that the […]

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Norma Foley at her home in Staughton's Row.

Smartphone App May Help Parking Issue Says FF Councillor

October 2, 2014 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fail county councillor is proposing that the authority pilot a new scheme where people can pay their parking ticket over the phone using an app, rather than having to rush back to their car to renew their tickets. Cllr Norma Foley is bringing the issue up at the next meeting of […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Tralee Municipal District Meeting: News In Brief

September 4, 2014 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

BRIEF news from the monthly Tralee Municipal District meeting at Kerry County Council buildings on Monday. • THE contract to replace lead water pipes in St Brendan’s Park is to be awarded in the next two weeks. At the Tralee Municipal District meeting, councillors heard the tendering process by Irish Water is […]

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Cllr Proposes ‘Park Patrol’ To Ensure Safe Atmosphere At Playground

Cllr Proposes ‘Park Patrol’ To Ensure Safe Atmosphere At Playground

September 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm 1 comment

A FIANNA Fail councillor has proposed a type of ‘Park Patrol’ pilot scheme for the summer months because of problems in the Town Park playground. Cllr Norma Foley put forward a motion at the monthly meeting of the Tralee Municipal District on Monday, that measures be put in place to improve the children’s playground in […]

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