Post Tagged with: "Tralee-Fenit Greenway"

At the opening of the Tralee Fenit Greenway on Friday were Minister Norma Foley, Mayor of Tralee Mikey Sheehy, Minister Hildegaard Naughton, and Brendan Griffin TD. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Minister Officially Opens New Tralee-Fenit Greenway

October 28, 2022 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway was officially opened today by the Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Hildegarde Naughton TD. It was the second Greenway she opened on Friday after she opened the 16km Listowel to Abbeyfeale Greenway earlier that morning. Those present at the opening at the Bracker O’Regan […]

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The start of the Greenway from the Fenit side. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Open This Weekend

October 13, 2022 at 11:49 am 1 comment

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway will be fully accessible to the public from 2pm this Saturday, according to a spokesperson from Kerry County Council. The 11.3km Greenway was scheduled to open by the end of September but had been delayed for final works. The highly-anticipated facility is set to provide a boost […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Fun Run/Walk Along Greenway As Part Of Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest

October 5, 2022 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

EVERYONE is invited to Fenit this Saturday for a relaxing fun walk, jog or run on the new Greenway. Organised by Spa Fenit Barrow Athletics Club, the event is being held as part of a series of events across Kerry for the Kerry Mental Health & Wellbeing Fest which begins […]

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The proposed Toucan Crossing plan for the Bracker O'Regan road.

Toucan Crossing To Be Introduced At Bracker O’Regan Road

July 5, 2022 at 5:47 pm Comments are Disabled

A TOUCAN crossing is to be introduced on Bracker O’Regan as a link between the ‘Skinny Mile’ section and the other side of the Tralee-Fenit greenway at Mounthawk. A Toucan crossing (two‐can‐cross) is a signalised crossing facility shared by cyclists and pedestrians and appropriate where a cycleway / greenway crosses […]

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6.5k Fenit To Spa Part Of Greenway Opens To Public

6.5k Fenit To Spa Part Of Greenway Opens To Public

June 24, 2022 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE opening of the first phase of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway took place this afternoon, when the Fenit-Spa leg of the greenway was opened to cyclists and walkers. Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD joined Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Johnnie Wall and Cathaoirleach of Kerry […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Set To Be Opened At The Weekend

June 21, 2022 at 2:43 pm 1 comment

IT’S expected that another part of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway will be opened to the public this weekend. Work is continuing apace this week on the Greenway and the section between the terminus at Fenit and the Spa is almost completed. Minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport, Eamon Ryan will be […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Greenway Projects To Be Named ‘Kingdom Of Kerry Greenways’

April 11, 2022 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

  THE new greenway projects in County Kerry will be known and branded as the ‘Kingdom of Kerry Greenways.’ At a meeting of Kerry County Council today, councillors were presented with naming options and brand concepts for the two greenway projects which are due to open this summer. The Tralee-Fenit […]

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Tralee-Fenit Greenway move a step closer this week as Kerry County Council Staff are pictured working on site . 
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Workers Installing Underpass On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

February 8, 2022 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

WORK is continuing on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway and on Monday workers began installing the underpass on the Spa to Churchill road. The Council has closed the Ballymakegoge (Spa to Churchill) Road to public traffic  for a three week period until February 21. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate […]

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Council To Close Spa To Churchill Road For Three Weeks

Council To Close Spa To Churchill Road For Three Weeks

January 20, 2022 at 1:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council will close the Ballymakegoge (Spa to Churchill) Road to public traffic  for a three week period from the end of January. The purpose of the road closure is to facilitate the installation of an underpass on the Tralee/ Fenit Greenway. The road will be closed from 8am on […]

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Part of the Greenway. Photo: Domnick Walsh

Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Could Be Opened Before June

January 18, 2022 at 10:25 am 2 comments

THERE is a possibility that part of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway can be accessed by the public before the scheduled June opening. At Monday’s online meeting of Kerry County Council, Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy enquired about making the section from Spa to Fenit accessible prior to the Greenway’s full completion. […]

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No Plans For Extra Parking Facilities For Tralee-Fenit Greenway Users

No Plans For Extra Parking Facilities For Tralee-Fenit Greenway Users

January 14, 2022 at 1:50 pm 3 comments

THERE are no plans to provide extra parking facilities in town to accommodate people who want to use the Tralee to Fenit Greenway. At the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Tuesday, Sinn Féin Cllr. Cathal Foley asked had the Council investigated providing parking facilities at […]

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Fencing along part of the Greenway.

Tralee-Fenit Greenway Set To Be Completed By June

January 11, 2022 at 2:01 pm 1 comment

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway will be opened by June of this year. Councillors were informed of the opening date at the Tralee Municipal District meeting of Kerry County Council this morning. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy said the Greenway will an incredible tourism and community asset to the greater Tralee area. […]

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The proposed greenway will run along the coastline from Cockleshell to the Spa.

€500,000 Allocated For Extension Of Tralee Bay Coastal Greenway

November 29, 2021 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, has announced €949,757 in funding for four Kerry outdoor adventure projects. This includes €500,000 to develop a 2.2km extension to the existing Coastal Greenway from Blennerville Village to Cockleshell Road which will link up with the Tralee-Fenit Greenway creating a 13.5km coastal loop […]

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Concerns About Parking Facilities In Tralee And Fenit When Greenway Opens

Concerns About Parking Facilities In Tralee And Fenit When Greenway Opens

September 8, 2021 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

CONCERNS were expressed that parking problems at Mounthawk will be exacerbated when the Tralee-Fenit Greenway fully opens next year. At Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris asked were there any plans in place to allocate more parking spaces at the […]

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Tralee-Fenit Greenway Won’t Open Until Early Next Year

Tralee-Fenit Greenway Won’t Open Until Early Next Year

July 5, 2021 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway will not be opened to the public this year. Cllr Mikey Sheehy asked for an update on the project at this morning’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council. He asked when would the Spa Fenit section of the Tralee Fenit Greenway be completed and open […]

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Public Consultation On Proposed Tralee-Fenit Greenway Underpass At The Spa

Public Consultation On Proposed Tralee-Fenit Greenway Underpass At The Spa

May 6, 2021 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Public consultation process on the construction of an underpass at Ballygarran as part of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway project has begun A pedestrian / cycling underpass is required to cross under the local road L-2006 at Ballygarran (Cotters Bend) and submissions are sought on the proposal which will provide a coherent […]

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Delay To Opening Section Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Before Summer

Delay To Opening Section Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Before Summer

March 1, 2021 at 12:42 pm 1 comment

PART of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway which was due to open before the summer season will not now be completed on time. Cllr Mikey Sheehy asked Council management for an update on the Greenway at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday morning. He asked how have the latest […]

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Fencing along part of the Greenway.

Call For Limited Use Of Wire And Concrete Fencing On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

January 27, 2021 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

THE Friends of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway group has written to local councillors about the fencing on the Greenway. They expressed concerns about the extent of fencing on certain parts of the Greenway route and want its use limited as they feel it will detract from the user experience. “We note […]

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Over €3.4m Allocated For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Over €3.4m Allocated For Tralee-Fenit Greenway

November 9, 2020 at 9:46 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDING totalling €9,380,000 has been allocated for three Kerry-based Greenway projects under the allocations announced for Greenways in 2021 across the country. The Tralee-Fenit Greenway, which is currently under construction, will receive €3,440,000, and is due to be completed next year. €4,540,000 will go towards a greenway between Listowel and Tralee. […]

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Councillors Approve Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Councillors Approve Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 23, 2020 at 1:54 pm 1 comment

TRALEE Municipal District councillors have approved a diversion of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway at Bawnboy just outside the town. At a special meeting of Tralee MD councillors held this morning, six councillors voted for the 700 metre diversion and one (Cllr Deirdre Ferris) against the change. The diversion which will now […]

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Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Expected To Open By Next Summer

Part Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway Expected To Open By Next Summer

September 8, 2020 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

PART of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway should be open before summer of 2021, councillors were told yesterday. At the Tralee Municipal District meeting of councillors on Monday morning, an update on the progress and timeframe of the project was requested in separate motions by Cllr Mikey Sheehy, Cllr Terry O’Brien and […]

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Campaign Calls On Councillors To Refuse Planning For Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Campaign Calls On Councillors To Refuse Planning For Diversion On Tralee-Fenit Greenway

September 4, 2020 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Cycling Campaign has called on Tralee Municipal District Councillors to refuse to grant planning for a proposed 700 metre diversion of the Tralee Fenit Greenway. The Campaign says the Part 8 planning as drafted represents a failure to adequately mediate with the business, part of which is located […]

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Artist Ciara McKenna.

Ciara Looks For Public’s Help On Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project

August 27, 2020 at 3:24 pm Comments are Disabled

A WEST Kerry street artist is aiming to bring the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to life by creating a wildflower mural, with blossoms cascading along the walled part of the 10km walk in Tralee town. Incorporating flora and fauna, Ciara McKenna is inviting community groups and members of the public […]

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Chamber To Continue To Engage With Council On Greenway Progress

Chamber To Continue To Engage With Council On Greenway Progress

August 14, 2020 at 7:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Chamber Alliance says it will continue to work with Kerry County Council on any efforts necessary to accelerate the opening of the Tralee-Fenit Greenway. An open letter was published in The Kerryman newspaper this week signed by over 50 businesses and interest groups urging the Council to complete the […]

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Greenway Group Urges Council To Complete Project Ahead Of 2021 Tourist Season

Greenway Group Urges Council To Complete Project Ahead Of 2021 Tourist Season

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

A LOCAL group who are keen to see the Tralee-Fenit Greenway up and running as soon as possible have issued a call to local politicians to do all they can to have it ready for the 2021 tourist season. The ‘Friends Of The Tralee To Fenit Greenway’ have expressed disappointment […]

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Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

Tralee-Fenit Greenway To Be Completed Towards End Of 2021

July 7, 2020 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway is unlikely to be finished until the last quarter of 2021. After a query by Cllr Mikey Sheehy at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday, the Council confirmed construction works have commenced again on the project after the site was closed for a period of two […]

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Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

Short Film To Show Progress Of Tralee-Fenit Greenway

April 8, 2020 at 9:57 am Comments are Disabled

MOUNTAIN Biking Kerry (MTBKY) have commissioned a short film of the Tralee to Fenit Greenway to showcase construction progress of the amenity. A trailer for the short film is now live on social media. Greenway development began at the western end of the project in Fenit Village late last year […]

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Council Says Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project Is On Schedule

Council Says Tralee-Fenit Greenway Project Is On Schedule

March 5, 2020 at 11:48 am 1 comment

THE Tralee-Fenit Greenway project is on schedule and is due to be completed by the middle of 2021. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy requested an update on the project at Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District councillors. By February 26, almost 25% (2,590m) of the tracks have been removed with […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin, Mayor Jim Finucane, Chief Executive Moira Murrell, Ogie Moran (Chairman of North Kerry Way), councillors, Tralee Municipal District staff welcoming plans for the extension of the walkway at Lohercannon to The Spa to connect with the new Tralee-Fenit Greenway. Photo: Pauline Dennigan Photography

New Walkway From Canal To Connect With Tralee-Fenit Greenway

January 7, 2020 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

AS work begins on the construction of the new 10km Tralee to Fenit Greenway, Kerry County Council has announced plans for the extension of an adjacent walking and cycling route along the coast of Tralee Bay which would connect with the greenway and provide a new leisure amenity for the […]

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Minister Brendan Griffin turns the sod on the Tralee-Fenit Greenway at Fenit on Sunday with, from left; Cllr Mikey Sheehy, Charlie O'Sullivan KCC, Deputy Martin Ferris, CE of KCC Moira Morrell, Cllr Pa Daly Cathaoirleach KCC Cllr Niall Kelliher, Cllr Norma Foley, Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and Cllr Sam Locke. Photo by Dermot Crean

Minister Turns Sod On Two Multi-Million Euro Greenway Projects

November 29, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

THE sod has been turned today on two new greenway amenities in Kerry marking the commencement of construction on the multi-million-euro projects. Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin TD, today turned the sod on the new ten-kilometre Tralee to Fenit Greenway and the […]

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