Category Archives: Kerry County Council

Council’s 2018 Support Fund to Invest €750,000 in Community Projects

Council’s 2018 Support Fund to Invest €750,000 in Community Projects

Kerry County Council is inviting applications from community and voluntary organisations across the county for a fund of €750,000 for local, community-based projects and initiatives. The 2018 Community Support Fund was launched on Thursday evening at the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre by the Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. John Sheahan and Council Chief Executive,Read more…

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

There are people in Castleisland keeping a hawk like watch on this Wednesday’s meeting of councillors and officials of Killarney Municipal District in Rathmore. There are many motions and questions down for discussion but only two matter to the watchers here. Motions number 13 and 20 have been lodged by Cllr. Bobby O’Connell and numbersRead more…

Kerry County Council Announces Arts Funding for 2018

Kerry County Council Announces Arts Funding for 2018

 The annual call for applications by Kerry County Council for arts grants and bursaries is currently underway. The application process is managed by the Arts Office of the council is co-ordinated by Arts Officer, Kate Kennelly. “We welcome applications across all our funding streams and see the awarding of grant-aid as an essential part ofRead more…

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

The organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a high level political meeting withRead more…

Creative Ireland Kerry Public Consultation Meeting on November 14th

Creative Ireland Kerry Public Consultation Meeting on November 14th

Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr. John Sheahan is inviting members of the public to attend a consultation meeting about the Creative Ireland Kerry Programme at the Rose Hotel, Tralee on Tuesday, November 14th. from 7.30pm to 9.pm. “The Creative Ireland Kerry programme is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office and the 2017 actionRead more…

Record Crowds Turn up for 25th Anniversary Festival

Record Crowds Turn up for 25th Anniversary Festival

We have just put the 25th Patrick O’Keeffe Traditional Music Festival behind us. From all estimations is has been the best in that long, long line stretching back to 1993. Friday night broke all previous records in terms of crowds and content. The informal launch at the River Island Hotel is something which will beRead more…

Saturday Morning Update on Weather Warning

Saturday Morning Update on Weather Warning

Kerry County Council is reminding motorists and road users to continue to be vigilant today as there may be branches and debris on roads following high winds overnight and during today. Code Orange Until Late Tonight  A Code Orange weather warning remains in place until 10pm tonight as Storm Brian passes over Ireland but KerryRead more…

Status Orange Weather Warnings Issued for Kerry Region

Status Orange Weather Warnings Issued for Kerry Region

Kerry County Council has asked members of the public to exercise caution over the next 36 hours as the county is subject to two weather warnings associated with Storm Brian. A Status Orange warning for wind is in place for Kerry from 3am to 6pm on Saturday with winds of 65 to 80kmh and gustsRead more…

Council Chief Thanks Public For Cooperation During Storm Ophelia

Council Chief Thanks Public For Cooperation During Storm Ophelia

The Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell has thanked members of the public in the county for their support and cooperation during Storm Ophelia on Monday. The Council is continuing to assess the damage caused by the storm and has already cleared many roads of fallen trees, branches and other debris. Kerry CountyRead more…

Arts Festivals in the Kerry-Cork Region to Benefit from Mentoring!

Arts Festivals in the Kerry-Cork Region to Benefit from Mentoring!

 When teams in Kerry and Cork clash, sparks usually fly, but what happens when they collaborate? Shared learning and experiences is proving to be very exciting for six key arts festivals in Kerry and Cork County and City. A creative mentoring project for arts festivals is currently underway as a partnership between Kerry, Cork CityRead more…