Road Closure in the Cordal Area from Tomorrow Until November 11th

Road Closure in the Cordal Area from Tomorrow Until November 11th

Cllr. Charlie Farrelly has just received notice from Kerry County Council that the road from Ballyplymouth to Hughes’ Bar in Cordal will be closed from tomorrow, Wednesday, November 2nd to Friday, November 11th inclusive. The closure is to facilitate resurfacing work after the water-pipe replacement works which was carried out along this particular stretch around…

Deputy Danny Healy Rae Welcomes Desmonds Avenue Works Announcement

Deputy Danny Healy Rae Welcomes Desmonds Avenue Works Announcement

“Following my constant representations I have been informed that works will begin in early January 2022 to replace problematic water mains in the Desmonds Avenue Estate, Castleisland,” said Deputy Danny Healy Rae as he welcomed the announcement that work is to commence there soon.  “Residents and businesses in the area have suffered long enough I…

Early January Start for Work on Desmonds Avenue Water Pipe Problems

Early January Start for Work on Desmonds Avenue Water Pipe Problems

Irish Water, working in partnership with Kerry County Council, is beginning works to replace problematic backyard service water mains in the Desmonds Avenue Estate in Castleisland to improve the security of the water supply for local residents. Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald has been assured that these works are due to commence in early January 2022 and…

Breahig to Cordal Pipeline Work Began this Morning

Breahig to Cordal Pipeline Work Began this Morning

Having broken 31 different times at different places along its route from Breahig Cross to the church in Cordal, the problems with the old water supply pipe have left the road like a patch-work quilt. Cllr. Charlie Farrelly was delighted to announce the start-up of the supply pipe replacement work at Breahig Cross early this…

Kerry’s Raw Sewage Issues Must be Addressed – Pa Daly, TD

Kerry’s Raw Sewage Issues Must be Addressed – Pa Daly, TD

Speaking after the EPA announced the towns and areas struggling on water quality, Sinn Fein TD for Kerry, Pa Daly, has highlighted the plight of numerous areas in Kerry. Teachta Daly said that the EPA report states that Abbeydorney and Tralee need improvements to prevent waste water from harming rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal waters.…

Irish Water Advises of Supply Disruption Due to Improvements in Farranfore

Irish Water Advises of Supply Disruption Due to Improvements in Farranfore

Irish Water wishes to advise customers in Farranfore, Firies, Ballyfinnane, Castlemaine, Kiltallagh, Ballyseedy, Ballymacelligott, Ballinorig, Currow, Currans, Ballymacadam and surrounding areas that, as part of water main improvement works being delivered in Farranfore, there may be disruption to water supply from 7pm on Wednesday, November 3rd until 7am on Thursday, November 4th. During these essential works, homes…

Troubled Cordal and Farranfore Water Pipes for Replacement- Cllr Jackie Healy-Rae

Troubled Cordal and Farranfore Water Pipes for Replacement- Cllr Jackie Healy-Rae

The troubled Farranfore trunk main which has forced the road closure between Killarney and Tralee on many occasions over the number of years looks to have a solution in sight according to a written correspondence received by Cllr Jackie Healy Rae who has made numerous representations to Irish Water on the troubled main. Distress to…

Councillors’ Serious Supply Questions for Irish Water CEO

Councillors’ Serious Supply Questions for Irish Water CEO

At the most recent meeting of the Castleisland / Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District Council a joint, emergency motion was sponsored by Independent Cllr. Charlie Farrelly and his Fianna Fáil colleague, Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald. They called on Kerry County Council to write to the CEO of Irish Water, Cathal Marley  requesting that the Donegal native appear…

Ballymacadam Break – Castleisland Water Supply Out Until Afternoon – At Least

Ballymacadam Break – Castleisland Water Supply Out Until Afternoon – At Least

A dawn chorus with a difference rang out around Castleisland this morning as householders went to their taps for water and found them bone dry. However, an Irish Water team has been working on a serious mains pipe burst in the Ballymacadam area on the Brosna Road, Castleisland since first light this morning. Cllr. Fionnán…