‘The Council is Listening’ – Traffic Management Plan Meeting is Told

‘The Council is Listening’ – Traffic Management Plan Meeting is Told

Thursday evening’s public meeting about traffic management plans for the top of the town had an air of days long gone about it. It was an open air affair on the grounds of Castleisland Rugby Club in the ancient Crageens. The people who attended gathered in a circle from the starting point of 7pm and…

Castleisland’s Island Point Included in Kerry Digital Hub Grant Scheme

Castleisland’s Island Point Included in Kerry Digital Hub Grant Scheme

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley welcomes funding of €746,091 to be invested in 12 Kerry Digital Hubs under the Connected Hubs Scheme. The 12 hubs included in the scheme are based in: Killorglin, Tralee, Sneem, Killarney, Dingle, Kenmare, Cahersiveen and Castleisland. Island Point Included Included is Island Point on Tralee Road, Castleisland…

Notices of Motion for Wednesday’s Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne MD Meeting

Notices of Motion for Wednesday’s Castleisland/Corca Dhuibhne MD Meeting

This week’s meeting of the members of the Municipal District of Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne will take place via MS Teams tomorrow, Wednesday, July 21st at 10.45am to consider the under mentioned items. Notices of Motion for Castleisland & Corca Dhuibhne Md July 21st, 2021 Cllr. Jackie Healy-Rae: Following the construction of the new school in…

Cllr. O’Connell’s Logical Explanation for Tonight’s Prime Time Questions on Expenses

Cllr. O’Connell’s Logical Explanation for Tonight’s Prime Time Questions on Expenses

“Records from every local authority in Ireland reveal that many local councillors wrongly claimed double expenses,” according to a preamble to tonight’s Prime Time Investigates. The programme looks at all expense accounts in local authority files in the country and came up with dates, figures, times and venues which don’t stand up to this kind…

Castleisland Castle Included in 2021 Community Monuments Funding Announcement

Castleisland Castle Included in 2021 Community Monuments Funding Announcement

Abbeys, burial places, castles and all kinds of monuments of renown around the country are to share in a €4 million conservation and maintenance project fund. And Castleisland’s 1226 established Norman castle is to benefit to the tune of €21,516.00 in the project aimed at supporting the conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion of local monuments…

Kerry County Council to Work With Kerry Airport on Restoration of Kerry-Dublin Route

Kerry County Council to Work With Kerry Airport on Restoration of Kerry-Dublin Route

Kerry County Council has reacted to and issued a statement in response to the sobering news this morning of the announcement by Stobart Air that it has ceased operations. The announcement has lead to the immediate cancellation of the Kerry to Dublin air travel route. Critical to the Economy “The Kerry to Dublin route is…

Motions for Today’s Castleisland and Corca Dhuibhne MD Meeting

Motions for Today’s Castleisland and Corca Dhuibhne MD Meeting

Here is a list of motions and questions put down by your local elected representatives for this morning’s meeting of the Municipal District of Castleisland and Corca Dhuibhne. Cllr. Bobby O’Connell: That Kerry County Council try and ensure that Castleisland is included in the next round of Active Travel Funding. Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald: That Kerry…

Diversions Through Town as Castleisland Bypass Closes on Monday and Tuesday

Diversions Through Town as Castleisland Bypass Closes on Monday and Tuesday

Cllr. Bobby O’Connell passed on a notice he received from Kerry County Council Senior Executive Engineer, Breda Mulryan about next week’s closure of the Castleisland Bypass over Monday and Tuesday. Ms. Mulryan, head of the roads, transport and marine department at the council, also issued the warning that the traffic diversions mean that the flow…

‘Glad to See Work Beginning on Limerick Road Resurfacing’ – Cllr. O’Connell

‘Glad to See Work Beginning on Limerick Road Resurfacing’ – Cllr. O’Connell

Cllr. Bobby O’Connell has expressed his delighted to see that work commenced last week on the resurfacing of the old Limerick Road. An allocation of €274,000 is being spent on pavement overlay on a surface which was in a desperate condition. The work is taking in the stretch from Hartnett’s Corner to the Castleisland Desmonds…