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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Cllrs To Raise Several Issues Regarding Ukraine At Upcoming Council Meeting

March 24, 2022 at 5:07 pm 3 comments

A NUMBER of Kerry County Councillors will move motions at next Monday’s meeting of the council regarding support for Ukraine and ideas about how refugees can be helped. Cllr John O’Donoghue from Killarney MD will ask the Council to examine the possibility of twinning the county with a similar region […]

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Kerry Interagency Group Established In Response To Arrival Of Ukrainian Refugees

Kerry Interagency Group Established In Response To Arrival Of Ukrainian Refugees

March 16, 2022 at 1:57 pm Comments are Disabled

AN interagency group has been established in Kerry to coordinate the response to the arrival of Ukrainian refugees in the county. The group, which held its first meeting this morning, includes a wide range of statutory, community, and voluntary agencies as well as representatives of the HSE and the Department […]

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Council Crews Making Roads Safer After Snow/Ice Overnight

Council Crews Making Roads Safer After Snow/Ice Overnight

February 24, 2022 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Gardaí have urged caution on roads after snow and icy conditions were reported around the county overnight. Met Eireann has a Status Yellow Snow/Ice warning in alert until midday today and conditions were poor this morning on some roads this morning, including the Killarney to Cork road, the N21 at […]

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Funding for works from Clash Cross to Ballymullen and Quill Street to John Joe Sheehy Road has been allocated.

Council To Receive Over €29.5m For Regional And Local Roads

February 15, 2022 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has been granted €29,564,872 under the 2022 investment programme for regional and local roads. This tranche of funding will be used to provide maintenance and restoration works to a number of key regional and local road networks in Kerry. Under the programme the Dale road (R556) has […]

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Council Invites Applications For Community Activities Fund

Council Invites Applications For Community Activities Fund

February 7, 2022 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting applications from community groups in Kerry for the €285,000 Community Activities Fund for 2022. The Fund will support community groups, particularly in disadvantaged areas, with their non-pay running costs, for example utility bills or other non-pay operating costs including rental and lease costs, insurance bills. […]

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Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

Listellick To Doon Road To Close On Wednesday For Four Weeks

January 21, 2022 at 12:12 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has decided to close to public traffic the L-10582 Listellick to Doon Road from 8am on this coming Wednesday, January 26, to 5.30pm on Wednesday, February 23. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the replacement of 1km of the existing water main. This closure […]

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Banna beach.

Byelaw Drafted To Restrict Dogs On Blue Flag Beaches For Periods During Summer

January 17, 2022 at 1:48 pm 1 comment

A DRAFT of the proposals for new Beach Bye-Laws for Kerry was revealed at the online meeting of Kerry County Council this morning. Among the proposed byelaws is one which would restrict dogs on Blue Flag beaches between the hours of 11am and 7pm from June 1 to September 15. […]

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Council And Chambers Urge Public To Give The Gift Of Kerry This Christmas

Council And Chambers Urge Public To Give The Gift Of Kerry This Christmas

December 14, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY shoppers can give the gift of Kerry this Christmas thanks to the Kerry Gift Card which can be used in dozens of Kerry businesses and services. The Kerry Gift Card, which will allow shoppers to support local jobs and local businesses in the run-up to the Christmas, is now […]

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€100,000 To Develop ‘Town Centre First Plan’ For Kerry Town

€100,000 To Develop ‘Town Centre First Plan’ For Kerry Town

December 9, 2021 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will receive €100,000 to develop the first ever Town Centre First Plan in the county for Milltown. As part of the initiative, the Council will be provided with the funding to support the development of its own unique master plan for Milltown. These Plans will be central […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Ten Jobs To Be Created In Kerry County Council

December 3, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

TEN new posts are to be created in Kerry County Council to assist with the delivery of their social housing targets. Under the ‘Housing For All’ plan announced by the Government, Kerry County Council is aiming to provide over 1,400 homes over the next five years. Housing for All commits […]

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Children’s Views Sought On Council’s Play And Leisure Policy

Children’s Views Sought On Council’s Play And Leisure Policy

November 12, 2021 at 3:58 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is currently working with Playboard NI  to develop a new Kerry Play and Leisure Policy for the county. The development of this play and leisure policy is important as it will help to guide the provision of free, usable, public, outdoor play and recreation areas in County […]

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Main St. Castleisland.

Council Invites Applications For Streetscape Enhancement Scheme

August 19, 2021 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting applications for funding under the Streetscape Enhancement Scheme which was recently announced by the Department of Rural and Community Development under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. Under the pilot scheme, as part of Our Rural Future – Ireland’s Rural Development Policy 2021-2025, the Council […]

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Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

Water Supply Problems To Continue On Wednesday After Another Mains Burst

July 27, 2021 at 10:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are further problems with the water supply to the greater Tralee area and beyond this evening. Kerry County Council has posted on their social media page that “a further water mains break is impacting the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme tonight and will cause disruption to supply throughout Wednesday while […]

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Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

Curtailment Of Water Supplies In Tralee Until Later Tonight

July 27, 2021 at 5:20 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council are advising the public that due to a burst on a trunk main on the Central Regional Water Supply Scheme yesterday evening, there will be curtailment of water supplies in parts of Tralee Town and the greater Tralee area until later tonight. The burst water main has […]

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Council Invites Public To Sign Up For Free Alerts Service

Council Invites Public To Sign Up For Free Alerts Service

July 19, 2021 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is inviting members of the public to sign up for a free alerts service which enables subscribers to receive important messages, updates and alerts from the local authority. The council has partnered with the MapAlerter.ie service to provide targeted messages to citizens which can be received by […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

‘Your Council Day’ To Take Place This Week

June 29, 2021 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE work of Kerry County Council employees and the many services provided by the local authority will be highlighted as part of the nationwide online ‘Your Council Day’ initiative on this Thursday, July 1. Across social media and using the hashtags #YourCouncilDay and #DoLásaChomhairle, the initiative will showcase the work […]

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New Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council Elected At Austin Stack Park

New Cathaoirleach Of Kerry County Council Elected At Austin Stack Park

June 28, 2021 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

JIMMY Moloney from Listowel has been elected Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council at a historic meeting of the local authority which was held at Austin Stack Park in Tralee. To facilitate a physical gathering of elected councillors and management and to ensure adherence to public health guidelines, the main stand […]

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Gardaí And Council Ask People To Park Responsibly At Kerry Beaches

Gardaí And Council Ask People To Park Responsibly At Kerry Beaches

June 18, 2021 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Gardaí, Kerry County Council and the HSE are appealing for motorists to park legally and responsibly when visiting public beaches and amenity areas. Last week there were parking issues at beaches and amenity areas throughout Kerry in which vehicles were blocked in and roadways obstructed. In many instances, including […]

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Patrick Connor Scarteen.

Virtual Appreciation Event To Recognise Work Of Community Response Forum

June 15, 2021 at 3:23 pm Comments are Disabled

CATHAOIRLEACH of Kerry County Council, Cllr Patrick Connor Scarteen is hosting a virtual appreciation event for the groups involved in the Community Response Forum, on Thursday, 17th June at 7pm. The online event, which will be available on the Kerry County Council homepage, www.kerrycoco.ie, Council Facebook page and Kerry County […]

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New Campaign Aims To Stamp Out Litter On Kerry’s Beaches

New Campaign Aims To Stamp Out Litter On Kerry’s Beaches

June 8, 2021 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is encouraging anyone visiting the county’s beaches this summer to ‘Give Your Litter A Lift’ and to ensure that coastal areas remain free of litter over the coming months. The local authority will be increasing the number of litter bins available at beaches across the county but […]

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Road In Killarney National Park To Be Closed For Two Months

Road In Killarney National Park To Be Closed For Two Months

May 12, 2021 at 10:01 am Comments are Disabled

Road repairs and improvements works on the Old Kenmare Road in Killarney National Park are due to commence on Monday next and will involve a €382,000 investment in the reconstruction of the road. The Old Kenmare road (locally known as the Tanks Road) from the junction of the N71 to […]

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Over €1.2m For Council To Adapt Housing For Elderly And People With Disabilities

Over €1.2m For Council To Adapt Housing For Elderly And People With Disabilities

May 7, 2021 at 10:42 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has €1,268,652 in funding through the Disabled Persons Grant scheme (DPG) and Improvement Works in Lieu of the Social Housing Scheme (IWILs). Under both schemes, Government funding meets 90% of the cost of the works in each property, with the local authority providing the remaining 10%. This […]

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Updated Programme To Ensure Kerry Remains A Safe Destination

Updated Programme To Ensure Kerry Remains A Safe Destination

May 4, 2021 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY is seeking to retain its position as one of the safest destinations in Ireland to visit as it rolls out its new updated Safe Destination Programme for 2021 to coincide with the gradual reopening of society and the economy. Kerry County Council and its tourism and training partners are […]

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What New Road/Island of Geese area will look like after works.

Here’s What Tralee Junctions Will Look Like If Works Are Approved

April 8, 2021 at 11:45 am 1 comment

THE Council has released some images of what the area around New Road, Godfrey Place and Denny Street junctions will look like next year should proposed changes be approved by councillors. As we reported yesterday (click here for details), public consultation has commenced this week on the next phase of […]

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Council Proposes Number Of Works On Pavements And Streets Around Tralee

Council Proposes Number Of Works On Pavements And Streets Around Tralee

April 7, 2021 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is proposing to carry out a number of works on roads and pavements in the town centre. The proposal includes a combination of pavement finishes and levels. Road widths are being reduced to slow traffic movements and footpaths widths are being increased to enhance pedestrian safety. The […]

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Road Works Taking Place At Upper Rock Street

Road Works Taking Place At Upper Rock Street

April 6, 2021 at 2:46 pm 1 comment

KERRY County Council are advising road users that road resurfacing works will take place on the R556 Upper Rock Street from Tuesday, April the 6th to Thursday April 8 (inclusive). Works will take place between the Junction of North Circular Road and Brewery Road. These works will take place from […]

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Lisa Fingleton

Lisa Appointed Kerry County Council’s First Visual Artist In Residence

April 1, 2021 at 3:56 pm 2 comments

LISA Fingleton is Kerry County Council’s first Visual Artist in Residence. The residency is funded by Creative Ireland with support from Kerry’s Arts Office. Lisa is no stranger to working with the Arts Office, having been Filmmaker in Residence from 2006-2008 and in 2015, on her Municipal District Project “The […]

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Council Appeals For Information After Eight Dead Lambs Discovered In River

Council Appeals For Information After Eight Dead Lambs Discovered In River

March 9, 2021 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is appealing for information and assistance from the public in relation to the discovery of the remains of several lambs in the River Blackwater in south Kerry. Council staff were alerted in recent days to the dumping of approximately eight dead lambs in the river, close to […]

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Photographed at Kerry county buildings, when the Kerry County Council  became the first local authority in Ireland to trial a zero carbon Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) powered by compressed renewable gas were: Declan O’Sullivan, Gas Networks Ireland; Tom Ahern, Machinery Complex,  Kerry County Council; Moira Murrell,  Chief Executive,  Kerry County Council; Patrick Connor-Scarteen,  Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, John Fitzgerald,  Senior Executive Engineer – Roads, Transportation & Marine Dept., Kerry County Council; Tom Nolan, Director,  Tom Nolan & Sons Ltd. (Castleisland, Co. Kerry), David Hanahoe, Gas Networks Ireland. Photo taken in accordance with public health restrictions, December 2020.

Kerry County Council Trials Carbon Neutral Truck

March 1, 2021 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council became the first local authority in Ireland to trial a zero carbon Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) powered by compressed renewable gas. The truck was supplied by Scania dealers, T. Nolan and Sons in Castleisland, and fuelled using carbon neutral renewable gas from the national gas network supplied […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry County Council To Receive Over €2.1m In Funding For Home Adaptation Works

March 1, 2021 at 10:35 am 1 comment

KERRY County Council will receive exchequer funding of €2,110,112 to provide home adaptations for older people and those living with disability and mobility issues. Deputy Government Chief Whip, Brendan Griffin TD and Minister for Education Norma  Foley have welcomed the funding which was announced by Minister of State for Local Government […]

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