Category Archives: Kerry County Council

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Vocal Training Opportunities for Young People

Young people interested in getting involved in choral singing now have an opportunity of joining a group near them thanks to a Creative Ireland Kerry initiative. Creative Ireland Kerry is co-ordinated by Kerry County Council’s Arts Office. No Cost to Parents One of its early projects is the creation of opportunities for young people toRead more…

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Aidan O’Mahony Steps in as Culture Night Ambassador

Dancing with the Stars champion, Aidan O’Mahony has found his inner rhythm once more as Kerry’s Culture Night Ambassador. The Rathmore Garda and GAA star will represent his home county as an ambassador promoting the arts on Friday, September 22nd. Culture Night takes place right across Ireland on that evening / night between the hoursRead more…

€8,000 Rural Recreation Scheme Grant for River Walk

€8,000 Rural Recreation Scheme Grant for River Walk

Cllr. Bobby O’Connell has welcomed the allocation of €8,000 for the development of the Castleisland River Walk under Minister Michael Ring’s Rural Recreation Scheme. The grant is in line with the National Countryside Recreation Strategy which was developed by the National Countryside Recreation Strategy by Comhairle Na Tuaithe. Rural Recreation This work of Rural RecreationRead more…

Bridge Over Un-Troubled Waters First Proposed in 1991

Bridge Over Un-Troubled Waters First Proposed in 1991

Wednesday’s Killarney Municipal District Meeting gave Castleisland and the general area more than a cursory going over. Several councillors had motions down and questions to be answered on issues of concern and interest to the locality. One of the most significant is the question on the proposed ‘Tullig Walkway’ which would see the pathway inRead more…

Minister Moran Made Aware of Castleisland’s Flooding Problems

Minister Moran Made Aware of Castleisland’s Flooding Problems

Kerry Independents TDs and brothers, Deputy Danny and Deputy Michael Healy Rae with Cllr. Maura Healy Rae and Cllr. Sammy Locke, met with Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief during his visit to Kerry this morning. Flooding issues in various parts of theRead more…

Search on for Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

Search on for Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018

Kerry County Council Local Enterprise Office has announced that a €50,000 county investment fund is available under the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs (IBYE) programme. The programme is run by over 30 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), including the Kerry office. The programme has the support of the Department of Enterprise and Innovation with Enterprise Ireland. OpenRead more…

Blue Flags, Blue Skies, Sandy Beaches… All Changed..

Blue Flags, Blue Skies, Sandy Beaches… All Changed..

Children and their parents / guardians knocked great value from the beaches of Kerry over the past week and during and since the weekend in particular. Banna, Ballyheigue, Inch and Fenit were all buzzing with holidaymakers and the sounds of excited children at play – as only they know how. Fish are gasping for aRead more…

Tidy Towns: ‘Things are Moving Apace’ – Mary Walsh

Tidy Towns: ‘Things are Moving Apace’ – Mary Walsh

Castleisland Tidy Towns activists are pressing ahead with their annual, summertime programme of work throughout the locality. Wasn’t there an advertising campaign some years ago which went something like: ‘Say it with Flowers.’ The Tidy Towns campaign in Castleisland has adopted this very message – maybe unwittingly – but indisputably. Flowers in full bloom nowRead more…

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Danny in Scrum to Secure Rugby World Cup 2023

Deputy Danny Healy-Rae has waded in to support the efforts of the Government and the Irish Rugby Football Union in their bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase the venues and the country all around the world, and the advertising of Ireland in this way willRead more…

Doctors Can’t Charge Card Holders For Blood Tests – Cllr.Ferris

Doctors Can’t Charge Card Holders For Blood Tests – Cllr.Ferris

Kerry Sinn Féin councilor Toireasa Ferris has advised medical card holders that they should not be charged for blood tests. Councillor Ferris made the statement after the issue had been raised with her by constituents. A Number of Constituents ” I have been contacted by a number of constituents, one of whom is a patientRead more…