Self-serving Coalition Driven by ‘Jobs and Perks’ for Party Elites – Healy-Rae

Self-serving Coalition Driven by ‘Jobs and Perks’ for Party Elites – Healy-Rae

The shallow rotation within government delivered nothing for ordinary people, with Fianna Fail, Fine Gael and Green Party insiders the only intended winners, according to Rural Independent Deputy for Kerry, Michael Healy-Rae. Speaking from his Kerry constituency today, Thursday, December 22nd Deputy Michael Healy-Rae said that last Saturday in the Dáil he conveyed his bitter…

Cllr. Farrelly Gets High Court Thumbs Up for Disputed Vote Review

Cllr. Farrelly Gets High Court Thumbs Up for Disputed Vote Review

The recent controversy which arose as a result of a vote that was taken at the on-line November monthly meeting of Kerry County Council to elect two councillors to the board of North, East & West Kerry Development took another twist today On the day, three councillors were proposed and seconded for the positions; one…

Level 3 – The Implications for Us All

Level 3 – The Implications for Us All

The Government’s decision to place the country on a Level 3 footing as part of the Plan for Living with COVID-19 for the for the next three weeks will have wide-ranging implications for us all. The decisions made today will apply from midnight tomorrow, Tuesday, October 6th when all remaining counties will be placed on…

Fianna Fáil Reversal on State Pension Age is Despicable – Deputy Pa Daly

Fianna Fáil Reversal on State Pension Age is Despicable – Deputy Pa Daly

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Pa Daly has described reports that Fianna Fáil may renege on commitments to defer the increase in the age of eligibility for a State pension next year as despicable. “Sinn Féin is the only party that will guarantee a state pension at 65,” said Deputy Daly. Fianna Fáil May Renege…

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Kennelly’s Privatise Health Comments Prove FG Can’t Be Trusted – Daly

Spats between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin candidates are nothing new. But now it’s on our own doorsteps and between two first time Dáil aspirants: Fine Gael’s Cllr. Mike Kennelly and Sinn Féin candidate Cllr. Pa Daly. Cllr. Daly said that the comments made by Cllr Kennelly on privatising the health service proves that Fine…

Councillor Mikey Kennelly added to Fine Gael Ticket in Kerry

Councillor Mikey Kennelly added to Fine Gael Ticket in Kerry

Fine Gael’s Executive Council has today agreed to add Councillor Mike ‘Mikey’ Kennelly to the Fine Gael ticket in the Kerry constituency for the next General Election. Cllr. Kennelly joins Minister Brendan Griffin on the party ticket. Rooted in GAA Circles A native of Listowel, Cllr Kennelly has been a councillor since 2009. His family…

Fine Gael / Fianna Fáil Property Tax Hike Opposed by Independents

Fine Gael / Fianna Fáil Property Tax Hike Opposed by Independents

Elected members on any council or assembly disagreeing over policy matters is not news – not until it comes down to raising taxes – and taxes on private property in this instance. Cllr. Charlie Farrelly has announced this morning that he and fellow independent, Cllr. Jackie Healy Rae were on opposite sides to Cllr. Bobby…

Invitation to ‘Crown’ a Great Kerry Footballing Weekend

Invitation to ‘Crown’ a Great Kerry Footballing Weekend

The Crown Bar on Castleisland’s Main Street will host a barbecue, live music and budget priced drink – while stocks last –  on this Sunday afternoon to coincide with big match TV coverage. The in form Kerry senior football team will take on Donegal in the Super 8 game in Croke Park and hopes are…

Kerry TDs Ferris and Griffin Clash on Employee Tips Bill

Kerry TDs Ferris and Griffin Clash on Employee Tips Bill

Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has hit out at local Fine Gael TD., Brendan Griffin who is set to vote against a bill today, which aims to give hospitality workers in Kerry a legal right to the tips they earn. “This is a simple but important piece of legislation and an important step forward…