Post Tagged with: "Cllr Deirdre Ferris"

Pedestrian Crossing In Ardfert Not Warranted According To Council Survey

Pedestrian Crossing In Ardfert Not Warranted According To Council Survey

January 13, 2022 at 1:47 pm 1 comment

ARDFERT will not be getting a new pedestrian crossing or traffic calming measures anytime soon, as Council officials say they are not warranted. Sinn Féin Cllr. Deirdre Ferris asked for an update on the speed survey, footfall survey and traffic calming measures in Ardfert village, at the online meeting of […]

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No Funding Yet To Develop ‘Blueway’ From Canal To Fenit

No Funding Yet To Develop ‘Blueway’ From Canal To Fenit

January 12, 2022 at 5:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE development of a ‘Blueway’ from the canal to Fenit will have to wait as there is currently no funding available. Cllr. Deirdre Ferris asked for an update on the Tralee Bay and Canal feasibility study for a proposed Blueway and associated water activities, at the meeting of the Tralee […]

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Ardfert Cathedral.

Cllr Ferris Wants Ardfert Cathedral To Be Lit Up At Night

November 9, 2021 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor says it is a ridiculous situation that Ardfert Cathedral is not lit up at night. At the recent meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council last week, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked management in the Tralee Municipal District to liaise with the OPW and […]

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Old Kerryman Lane off Russell Street.

Cllr Ferris Reiterates Call For Gates At Town Centre Laneway

November 3, 2021 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

A COUNCILLOR called for an update on proposed measures to combat anti-social behaviour at a laneway in town, at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked for an update on any developments, following a previous motion submitted, regarding the […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Wants Assurances Students Won’t Be Out Of Pocket For Accommodation If Classes Move Online

August 24, 2021 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris is calling on Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris, to ensure that any student who pays for student accommodation in advance will be refunded in the event classes move primarily online. Cllr Deirdre Ferris of Sinn Fein stated; “I welcome recent statements that college […]

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Survey To Determine If Pedestrian Crossing Is Needed In Ardfert

Survey To Determine If Pedestrian Crossing Is Needed In Ardfert

July 8, 2021 at 11:55 am 2 comments

THE issue of a pedestrian crossing for Ardfert village was raised again at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris called on Kerry County Council to prepare a plan for a safe route for pedestrians, including pedestrian crossings, to traverse the roads and access amenities in […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Call For Council To Tell New Estate Tenants When They Can Move In

July 6, 2021 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor expressed her frustration at the delays experienced by tenants waiting to receive their keys at a new housing development in Ardfert. At the Tralee MD meeting on Monday, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked could Kerry County Council inform the members when the allocated tenants of the […]

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Old Kerryman Lane off Russell Street.

Cllr Calls For Laneway To Be Closed At Night Due To Anti-Social Behaviour

July 5, 2021 at 12:27 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor is calling for a laneway in town to be closed at night due to anti-social behaviour. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris, speaking at the meeting of Tralee Municipal District this morning, asked Council management to enter discussions with the residents and business owners in and around Old Kerryman […]

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Cllr Ferris Says Loss Of Teacher At Ardfert NS Would Be ‘Outrageous’

Cllr Ferris Says Loss Of Teacher At Ardfert NS Would Be ‘Outrageous’

May 21, 2021 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor has said that it would be outrageous if Ardfert National School was to lose a teacher next September because it is down one pupil from the threshold. Cllr Deirdre Ferris said that the loss of a teacher would be a huge blow to the school […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Cessation Of Building One-Bed Social Housing Units

April 29, 2021 at 11:05 am 2 comments

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has proposed the local authority no longer build one-bedroom properties and compensate by building extra two-bedroom properties. Sinn Fein Cllr Deirdre Ferris put forward the motion at the online meeting of Tralee MD of Kerry County Council on Monday, following on from a similar motion […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Cycle Lane Link From Ardfert To Proposed Tralee-Listowel Greenway

March 4, 2021 at 2:15 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called for a cycle lane from Ardfert to link up with the proposed Tralee to Listowel greenway. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris made the call at the online meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday. She wants the Council to construct […]

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Track marks caused by scramblers in the Banna dune area.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Greater Protection Of Sand Dunes

January 18, 2021 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called on the council to do more to protect sand dunes and other protected areas along our coastline. In a motion before today’s monthly council meeting, Cllr Ferris has said that anti-social and illegal behaviour is putting these vulnerable areas at risk. […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Councillor Suggests Hampers Or Takeaways For Employees In Place Of Christmas Parties

October 23, 2020 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL Sinn Féin councillor has come up with an idea for employers to treat their staff this Christmas in place of the annual party which is highly unlikely to go ahead in its traditional form this year. Tralee Municipal District Cllr Deirdre Ferris is calling on those in the […]

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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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A burnt sand dune at Banna after Sunday night's fire. Photo: Cllr Ferris' Facebook Page

Cllr Ferris Reiterates Call For Action After Fire At Banna Sand Dunes

June 29, 2020 at 3:49 pm 2 comments

A LOCAL councillor has again called on the Council to take action at Banna beach after another fire in the area on Sunday night. The fire resulted in approximately one acre of sand dunes being burned and Councillor Deirdre Ferris is calling on Kerry County Council to close all secondary car […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Cllr Ferris Calls For Greater Protection For Sand Dunes

June 15, 2020 at 11:39 am 1 comment

SINN Féin Kerry County Councillor Deirdre Ferris has called for greater protection for sand dunes following a recent Banna fire which resulted in damage to four acres. The Tralee MD councillor wants a temporary closure of all secondary and unsupervised car parks to Kerry’s local beaches until a plan of […]

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