Category Archives: Kerry County Council

Potholes Pose Road Safety Risk at The Market Cross

Potholes Pose Road Safety Risk at The Market Cross

People driving into the town of Castleisland in recent times need to take great care as the road around the Market Cross is in a woeful state. The Market Cross is a whole senses experience these days as you can feel, hear and see your way through it. A Recurring Theme It’s a recurring theme… Read more…

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Creative Ireland Kerry at the Arts Office at Kerry County Council has announced a collaboration with Local Enterprise Office Kerry which will support visual artists in the county. The Bianconi Inn Taking place at The Bianconi Inn, Annadale Road, Dromavally, Killorglin on May 23rd and 24th, a professional facilitator has been engaged to offer support… Read more…

Micheál Martin Expresses Sympathy on Passing of Marie McEllistrim

Micheál Martin Expresses Sympathy on Passing of Marie McEllistrim

Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin has said that he is deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Marie McEllistrim. “Marie was a passionate and loyal Fianna Fáiler. As the wife and mother of a TD, and mother to a Fianna Fáil County Councillor, Marie was at the centre of Kerry Fianna Fáil life… Read more…

Kerry GAA Clubs Signing Up For April 14th County Clean Up Day

Kerry GAA Clubs Signing Up For April 14th County Clean Up Day

Kerry GAA clubs will join the County Clean Up which will take place across the county on Saturday, April 14th. With just weeks to go to the biggest annual litter clean-up effort in Kerry, organisers are encouraging individuals and groups to sign up and participate on the day. More People Involved They say the more… Read more…

Council offers no Traffic Solace to Barrack Street Residents

Council offers no Traffic Solace to Barrack Street Residents

During the height of last summer the residents of one of Castleisland’s oldest streets sent out a plea for help with the speed and volume of traffic passing their doors. Barrack Street residents got a promise that their situation would be examined by a Kerry County Council roads design team. The team had, as one… Read more…

Saturday Update from Kerry Local Coordination Group

Saturday Update from Kerry Local Coordination Group

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met at 7am this morning to further review the severe weather situation. A Status Orange weather warning is now in effect for Kerry until 6pm this evening. Light snow is still falling in some parts of the county and temperatures remain low. Roads Remain Dangerous Freezing temperatures and further snowfall… Read more…

Emergency Coordination Group Update

Emergency Coordination Group Update

  The Kerry Local Emergency Coordination Group met on a number of occasions throughout the night and again this morning – including the Chief Executive and senior management of Kerry County Council, the Chief Superintendent of An Garda Siochána, senior HSE management and other emergency services. Status Red Remains Met Éireann’s Status Red warning for… Read more…

‘Be at home and stay at home’ -Statement from Kerry Local Coordination Group

‘Be at home and stay at home’ -Statement from Kerry Local Coordination Group

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met again this afternoon to review preparations for the severe weather forecast for Kerry over the next two days. A Status Red weather warning for Kerry is effective for the period from 4pm on Thursday to 12 noon on Friday. Met Éireann is forecasting that blizzard-like conditions will develop with… Read more…

Kerry Local Coordination Group Meets as Weather Dips

Kerry Local Coordination Group Meets as Weather Dips

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met at County Buildings on Monday morning to review preparations for the adverse weather conditions forecast for later this week. The group consists of: Kerry County Council; An Garda Síochána; Kerry Civil Defence; Kerry Fire Services and the Health Services Executive. Expected Freezing Conditions The group assessed the current weather… Read more…

Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Describing illegal dumping as ‘economic and environmental treason’ the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD announced that his department is allocating €2 million this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country. Minister Naughten and the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD recently… Read more…

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Category Archives: Kerry County Council

Potholes Pose Road Safety Risk at The Market Cross

Potholes Pose Road Safety Risk at The Market Cross

People driving into the town of Castleisland in recent times need to take great care as the road around the Market Cross is in a woeful state. The Market Cross is a whole senses experience these days as you can feel, hear and see your way through it. A Recurring Theme It’s a recurring theme… Read more…

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Artists’ Invite from KCC/Creative Ireland and Enterprise Office

Creative Ireland Kerry at the Arts Office at Kerry County Council has announced a collaboration with Local Enterprise Office Kerry which will support visual artists in the county. The Bianconi Inn Taking place at The Bianconi Inn, Annadale Road, Dromavally, Killorglin on May 23rd and 24th, a professional facilitator has been engaged to offer support… Read more…

Micheál Martin Expresses Sympathy on Passing of Marie McEllistrim

Micheál Martin Expresses Sympathy on Passing of Marie McEllistrim

Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin has said that he is deeply sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Marie McEllistrim. “Marie was a passionate and loyal Fianna Fáiler. As the wife and mother of a TD, and mother to a Fianna Fáil County Councillor, Marie was at the centre of Kerry Fianna Fáil life… Read more…

Kerry GAA Clubs Signing Up For April 14th County Clean Up Day

Kerry GAA Clubs Signing Up For April 14th County Clean Up Day

Kerry GAA clubs will join the County Clean Up which will take place across the county on Saturday, April 14th. With just weeks to go to the biggest annual litter clean-up effort in Kerry, organisers are encouraging individuals and groups to sign up and participate on the day. More People Involved They say the more… Read more…

Council offers no Traffic Solace to Barrack Street Residents

Council offers no Traffic Solace to Barrack Street Residents

During the height of last summer the residents of one of Castleisland’s oldest streets sent out a plea for help with the speed and volume of traffic passing their doors. Barrack Street residents got a promise that their situation would be examined by a Kerry County Council roads design team. The team had, as one… Read more…

Saturday Update from Kerry Local Coordination Group

Saturday Update from Kerry Local Coordination Group

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met at 7am this morning to further review the severe weather situation. A Status Orange weather warning is now in effect for Kerry until 6pm this evening. Light snow is still falling in some parts of the county and temperatures remain low. Roads Remain Dangerous Freezing temperatures and further snowfall… Read more…

Emergency Coordination Group Update

Emergency Coordination Group Update

  The Kerry Local Emergency Coordination Group met on a number of occasions throughout the night and again this morning – including the Chief Executive and senior management of Kerry County Council, the Chief Superintendent of An Garda Siochána, senior HSE management and other emergency services. Status Red Remains Met Éireann’s Status Red warning for… Read more…

‘Be at home and stay at home’ -Statement from Kerry Local Coordination Group

‘Be at home and stay at home’ -Statement from Kerry Local Coordination Group

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met again this afternoon to review preparations for the severe weather forecast for Kerry over the next two days. A Status Red weather warning for Kerry is effective for the period from 4pm on Thursday to 12 noon on Friday. Met Éireann is forecasting that blizzard-like conditions will develop with… Read more…

Kerry Local Coordination Group Meets as Weather Dips

Kerry Local Coordination Group Meets as Weather Dips

The Kerry Local Coordination Group met at County Buildings on Monday morning to review preparations for the adverse weather conditions forecast for later this week. The group consists of: Kerry County Council; An Garda Síochána; Kerry Civil Defence; Kerry Fire Services and the Health Services Executive. Expected Freezing Conditions The group assessed the current weather… Read more…

Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Minister Accuses Illegal Dumpers of ‘Environmental and Economic Treason’

Describing illegal dumping as ‘economic and environmental treason’ the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten TD announced that his department is allocating €2 million this year for a targeted crackdown on illegal dumping black spots across the country. Minister Naughten and the Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring TD recently… Read more…

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