Category Archives: Kerry County Council

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…

€84,171.60 ‘Ring’ fenced for Old Library Make-Over

€84,171.60 ‘Ring’ fenced for Old Library Make-Over

Because he was better placed than anyone else in the locality at the time, Redmond Roche called for immediate action to be taken to remedy the fragile state of the roof of the old Carnegie Library. One of the fine old ladies of buildings in the Castleisland area, it may have lost its books butRead more…

When Culture Night was Handed Down in Scartaglin

When Culture Night was Handed Down in Scartaglin

There was a sublime mingling of Culture Night with more than a hint of the prevailing Handed Down mindset in Scartaglin on Friday evening. The simple, understated style of the presentation on the village square belied the months of preparation which went into the event there and in the kitchen of the nearby heritage centreRead more…

Minister Griffin’s 4-Way Proposal for Ballyfinnane Cross

Minister Griffin’s 4-Way Proposal for Ballyfinnane Cross

Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has been told by Kerry County Council that it is to consider a 4-Way Stop system at Ballyfinnane Crossroads as part of a possible application to the Department of Transport to try to prevent collisions at the dangerous junction in theRead more…

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Tom Barry to Fill Vacant Seat on Kerry County Council

Listowel native and former Mayor of Listowel, Tom Barry was selected to replace Cllr. Diane Nolan at a convention of the Listowel Local Election Area in the Listowel Arms Hotel. His was the only nomination received before the deadline closed on Friday. Selected to Replace Cllr. Nolan He was selected to replace Cllr Diane NolanRead more…

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…