Post Tagged with: "Tralee MD"

Cllr Calls For Traffic Lights At Caherslee Estate

Cllr Calls For Traffic Lights At Caherslee Estate

September 9, 2021 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE were calls for traffic lights to be installed at a busy intersection from a housing estate onto a main road in Tralee. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District  of Kerry County Council on Monday, Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy called for the local authority to consider a traffic light […]

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Joe Moynihan of Tralee Tidy Towns with Jean Foley, Tralee MD officer and Colm Nagle, Tralee MD engineer, launching the new mural initiative.

Artists Wanted To Paint Murals Around Tralee Town Centre

July 23, 2021 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

MURALS are to be installed in strategic locations around Tralee town centre after funding was secured for Tralee Tidy Towns through Creative Ireland. A call out has been issued to artists to apply to paint the murals. Artists may apply as individuals, or as a group of artists submitting collaborative […]

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Traveller accommodation at Rathass.

Traveller Accommodation At Rathass To Be Redeveloped

July 16, 2021 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRAVELLER accommodation at Rathass is set to be redeveloped after the go ahead was given by councillors at a special meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Thursday. The existing accommodation of four two and three-bedroom units is set to be replaced with four two-bedroom units and 2 three-bedroom units. There […]

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Cllr Deirdre Ferris.

Tenants To Finally Get Keys To Homes At New Local Authority Estate

July 15, 2021 at 12:03 pm Comments are Disabled

TENANTS at a new local authority housing estate in Ardfert are to be issued with their keys shortly after Irish Water completed the water connection after months of a delay. Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris welcomed the news from the Tralee MD housing department at this morning’s special meeting of […]

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The site allocated for the new home for Tralee Boxing Club at Dean's Lane, Boherbee.

No Progress On Building Of New Home For Tralee Boxing Club

July 7, 2021 at 12:26 pm 1 comment

THE building of a new home for Tralee Boxing Club is at a standstill due to funding problems, councillors were told on Monday. At Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District — Fine Gael Cllr Jim Finucane and Sinn Féin Cllr Cathal Foley — asked for an update on the project […]

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Mayor Annoyed At Drones Hovering Over Private Houses

Mayor Annoyed At Drones Hovering Over Private Houses

July 7, 2021 at 10:36 am 1 comment

THE Mayor of Tralee wants to find out the legality of drones flying over private houses. At Monday’s meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council, Fianna Fáil Cllr Johnnie Wall asked that the Council would write to the Aviation Authority regarding the use of drones being used […]

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Cllr Calls For Urgency With Regard To Permanent Home For Rose Festival

Cllr Calls For Urgency With Regard To Permanent Home For Rose Festival

July 6, 2021 at 2:25 pm Comments are Disabled

A FINE Gael councillor has called for Tralee Municipal District to ‘drive on’ a project which would provide a permanent home for the Rose of Tralee selection. Cllr Jim Finucane raised the matter at Monday’s meeting of Tralee MD. He moved the motion that in light of the cancellation of […]

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Council Introduces Cashless Parking Meters In Two Car Parks

Council Introduces Cashless Parking Meters In Two Car Parks

July 5, 2021 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

CASHLESS parking meters have been introduced at two car parks in Tralee town centre. Three councillors — Sinn Féin Cllrs Deirdre Ferris and Cathal Foley and Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy — asked for an update on the rollout of the smart parking project for the Tralee Municipal District at […]

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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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Council Hears Of Dumping Of Domestic Waste In Town Centre Bins

Council Hears Of Dumping Of Domestic Waste In Town Centre Bins

April 29, 2021 at 4:13 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee said some people are coming into the town centre to dump their domestic waste in council bins. Labour Cllr Terry O’Brien was moving a motion at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday, that Kerry County Council would examine the potential of supplying more […]

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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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Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

Call For Council To Support Hospitality Businesses Developing Outdoor Facilities

April 28, 2021 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

THERE has been a call for Kerry County Council to support hospitality businesses as they prepare their outdoor seating capacity this summer and for planning exemptions to be made for canopies. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy had a motion before the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County […]

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Cllr Wants Brendan Voyage Vessel Brought Back To Fenit

Cllr Wants Brendan Voyage Vessel Brought Back To Fenit

March 2, 2021 at 11:56 am 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor wants Kerry County Council to attempt to bring back the vessel used almost 45 years ago to trace the journey of St Brendan. Fine Gael Cllr Jim Finucane had a motion before Monday’s meeting of Tralee Municipal District that, in light of the passing of Mr. Tim […]

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More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

More Parking Bays Needed For Motorhomes During Summer Season Says Mayor

January 14, 2021 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor of Tralee has asked the Council to look at providing some bays for the parking of motorhomes during the summer season in Tralee. Cllr Terry O’Brien made the call at the online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Tuesday. He acknowledged that a business was providing the service in […]

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Rock Street.

Changes To Be Made To Tralee MD Safe and Welcoming Streets Mobility Plan

January 12, 2021 at 12:18 pm 1 comment

THE Council has made changes to Tralee MD Safe and Welcoming Streets Mobility Plan which was introduced earlier this year as a response to the COVID-19 guidelines to comply with  public health guidance on social distancing. This involved a number of changes to parking on Rock Street and Edward Street as […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Council Looks At Designs For Social Housing Units On Part Of Island Of Geese

November 5, 2020 at 12:50 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council is investigating preliminary designs for social housing units on a section of the Island of Geese on the Matt Talbot Road. This was revealed after a question by Fianna Fáil Cllr Johnnie Wall at Monday’s meeting of the Tralee MD of Kerry County Council, where he asked […]

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Garda Mary Gardiner.

Call For Community Garda To Be Recognised By Council

November 4, 2020 at 12:17 pm 1 comment

A LOCAL councillor has called for some sort of recognition to given to a local Garda who has done so much for the Tralee community. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, Sinn Féin Cllr Deirdre Ferris said Garda Mary Gardiner has proven to […]

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Quill Street.

Cllr Calls For Council To Provide Pedestrian Crossing At Quill Street

November 4, 2020 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL councillor has called for something to be done about a street in Tralee as he says it is dangerous for pedestrians. Cllr Johnnie Wall called on the Council to undertake a traffic survey with a view to the provision of a pedestrian crossing at Quill Street in the […]

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The Columbarium Wall at Shannon Crematorium.

Columbarium Wall To Be Opened In Rath Cemetery Next Year

November 3, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

RATH Cemetery will see a Columbarium Wall built and opened in 2021. At the meeting of the Tralee Municipal District of Kerry County Council on Monday, Fine Gael Cllr Jim Finucane asked that funding be provided for the construction of the wall at the Tralee cemetery. Columbarium Walls are used […]

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Cllr Calls For Action After Rat Infestations In Tralee Estates

Cllr Calls For Action After Rat Infestations In Tralee Estates

September 8, 2020 at 1:51 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE Municipal District councillor has called for action after what he called a rat infestation in parts of the Mitchels area of town in the past few weeks. Independent Councillor Sam Locke raised the issue at Monday’s meeting of Tralee MD councillors. He said he contacted the Environment Section […]

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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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Call For Council To Empty Litter Bins On A More Regular Basis

Call For Council To Empty Litter Bins On A More Regular Basis

July 9, 2020 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

A CALL for greater commitment by the Council to regularly empty public bins across the Tralee Municipal District was made at the meeting of the MD on Monday. Cllr Mikey Sheehy made the call, saying he had received a number of calls on this about overflowing bins in Tralee town […]

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Site For Cycling Pump Track Close To Being Acquired By Council

Site For Cycling Pump Track Close To Being Acquired By Council

July 9, 2020 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A SITE for a cycling pump track in the Tralee area is in the process of being acquired by Kerry County Council. Fianna Fáil Cllr Mikey Sheehy asked for an update on the position and progress of the proposed Tralee Pump Track at the Tralee Municipal District meeting on Monday. He […]

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Wildflowers on the outskirts of town.

Tralee Municipal District Should Lead The Way In Biodiversity Policy Says Cllr

July 8, 2020 at 11:58 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Féin councillor, Cathal Foley, has asked Kerry County Council to explore new, more sensitive methods of grass and weed control throughout the county. He made the call due to the success of the Tralee Municipal District’s effort to enhance biodiversity during the lock-down period ensuring the least negative impact […]

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Cllr Calls Asks For Review Of Time Pubs Need To Remove Street Furniture

Cllr Calls Asks For Review Of Time Pubs Need To Remove Street Furniture

July 8, 2020 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

A FIANNA Fáil councillor has asked that the gardaí and Council take a more balanced approach to the 10pm time limit for pubs and restaurants to bring their street furniture in off the footpaths or public spaces. At the meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Monday, Cllr Mikey Sheehy called […]

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The site (with red border) in Rahoonane on which social housing units will be constructed.

Councillors Approve Construction Of Eight Housing Units At Rahoonane

July 6, 2020 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Municipal District councillors have approved the construction of eight social housing units in Rahoonane. The development will consist of four terraced two bedroom units and four terraced three-bedroom units on a site of 0.28 hectare. The site is located at the edge of the Shanakill and Rahoonane estates fronting […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Five Mayor/Cathaoirligh Of Municipal Districts Now Selected

June 26, 2020 at 3:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Mayor/Cathaoirligh for each of the five Municipal Districts have been selected following the annual meetings of each of the Municipal Districts held on Thursday and Friday. They are as follows; Tralee Municipal District Mayor – Cllr Terry O’Brien (Lab) Deputy Mayor – Cllr Jim Finucane (FG) Castleisland-Corca Dhuibhne Municipal […]

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The new Mayor of Tralee Terry O’Brien with wife Teresa and children Millie and Mark.

Terry O’Brien Is The New Mayor Of Tralee

June 25, 2020 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

Cllr Terry O’Brien has been elected Mayor of Tralee today at the annual meeting of the Tralee Municipal District. It is the Labour councillor’s fifth term as Mayor of Tralee and he takes up the chain of office from Cllr Jim Finucane (Fine Gael) who was mayor over the past […]

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Part of the plans for changes as businesses reopen.

Council Plans To Implement ‘Safe Streets’ Programme As Businesses Reopen

June 5, 2020 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY County Council has published on its website the ‘Safe Streets’ Programme for towns and villages in Kerry as shops, businesses and services in town centres begin to reopen in the coming weeks. This plan is due to be implemented in consultation with businesses after observations can be made to Ms. […]

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Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

Cllr Calls For ‘Over 70s Only’ Periods For Exercise In Parks

May 7, 2020 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin councillor Cathal Foley has welcomed a commitment from management of Kerry County Council to explore ways of providing specific over 70s only time periods at certain parks throughout the county. “At an online meeting of Tralee Municipal District on Wednesday, I asked management to consider providing reserved […]

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