Council Makes Grit Available In 108 Locations Around The County

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GRIT is being provided by Kerry County Council in 108 locations throughout the county today.

Although last night wasn’t as cold in the Tralee area as previous nights, sections of roads are still dangerous and caution is advised. The cold spell continues for the rest of the week. It will be cloudy for the rest of Tuesday in the Tralee area with freezing temperatures again overnight.

Wednesday will be sunny, but very cold again and temperatures will dip even further over Wednesday and Thursday night, getting as low as -5 degrees in the early hours of Friday morning.

Continued below…


The grit is placed today at the following local locations…

Tralee Municipal District

Tralee Town

Matt Talbot Car Park
Muing/Oakpark Road Junction
Castlemorris Terrace
Aquadome Car Park.
Caherina Cross
Rathass Burial Ground (Ballinorig side).
The Mart
Spa Road

Tralee Rural

Leith Cross
Tonevane Cross
Derrymore / Camp
Ardfert Graveyard.
Fenit Village.
Spa / Tankard Bar.

Listowel Municipal District

Listowel Town – Neodata Site
Causeway – Church Carpark
Finuge – GAA Carpark
Duagh – GAA Carpark
Moyvane – Parking area near GAA pitch
Knockanure – Near Ahavoher Burial Ground
Tarbert – Near Sensory Garden – N-69
Ballyheigue – Beach Carpark
Kilmoyley – Church Carpark
Ballylongford – Church yard
Abbeydorney – Near GAA Pitch
Lixnaw – Parking area near Playground near ICW wetlands
Kilflynn- Area near Village Crossroads (adjacent to Parkers Bar)
Lisselton – Near Bottle Banks
Asdee –  Near Bottle Banks
Ballyduff – Church Yard
Ballybunion – Fire Station

Castleisland and Corca Dhuibhne MD

Castleisland Area

Brosna GAA Field
Knocknagoshel GAA Field
Knocknaboul Cross, Ballydesmond
Cordal, outside Graveyard
Glountane Br., Cordal
Farranfore, outside Páirc Eamonn pitch
Cahereens, Castleisland
Quarry Cross, Gneeveguilla
Ballymac (opposite the Halfway Bar)
Scartaglen Village near Riordan’s Garage
Currow Old Creamery
Anabla National School
Reenagowan Cross (Dan Paddy Andy’s Cross)
Lyrecrompane (opposite the Post Office)
Firies Village – church car park

Dingle West:

Lispole – at the layby near the Church
Ventry Carpark
Ballyferriter – near the National School
Dun Chaoin –  near Krugers
Murioch – at the beach carpark adjacent to the Gaeltacht grounds
Feohanagh at the cross roads

Dingle East:

Boolteens –carpark across from the church
Keel  -Painted wall
Inch – carpark across from church
Annascaul – Mountain Stage
Clahane – Carpark next to the church
Castlegregory – Community Centre West Main Street
Camp – Parking area lower camp
Stradbally – Creamery

Killarney Municipal District 

Killarney Town

High St. Car park
Lewis Road Car park
Adjacent to the Cahernane Hotel on Muckross road
New St Car park

Killarney Rural

Coolick National School
Loughquittane National School
Mangerton Road Lay-by
Ballyhar Church
Shrone Cross
Raheen National School
Knockanes National School
Glounonea Grotto
Old Kilcummin Creamery
Flynn Forge
Clonkeen Church
Listry GAA pitch
Knockacullig North
Rathmore Village – creamery yard

Kenmare Municipal District


Caherciveen  –  Fair Green at the rear of the Library
Kells  –  Kells Station N70
Foilmore football field
Reenard football field
Chapeltown football field
Ballinskelligs  –  Ballinskelligs football field
Dromid  –  Dromid football field
Waterville  –  Inny Bridge N70
Caherdaniel – Caherdaniel Car Park
Castlecove  –  Church N70


Killorglin – Kerry County Council Compound on the Cromane road
Beaufort – Churchtown car park
Milltown – Opposite the Mart on Miles Lane
Glenbeigh – Car park on Rossbeigh road
Cromane – Kerry County Council Compound on the Cromane road
Glencar Church
Kiltallagh Church
Castlemaine Pier
Holy Cross to Ballyfinnane– Parking area at River Maine Bridge
Ballyfinnane Community Cente
Gap of Dunloe, Kate Kearney’s Cottage


Kenmare – Pier Rd
Sneem – N70 at Junction of Oriech Rd
Kilgarvan – Dance Hall R569
Bonane – Between Bonane Church N71 and Bonane NS
Lauragh – Lauragh Church R571
Blackwater – Direendaragh Church
Templenoe – Templenoe Church

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