Minister Norma Foley Welcomes Return of Air Services to Kerry Airport

Minister Norma Foley Welcomes Return of Air Services to Kerry Airport

Minister for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley has welcomed the return of twice daily air service between Dublin and Kerry.  The collapse of Stobart Air on June 12th had resulted in an immediate cessation of Government funded Public Service Obligations (PSO) on vital regional air routes between Dublin and Kerry. Given the importance of…

Minister Foley Welcomes Government Commitment to Kerry/Dublin PSO Route

Minister Foley Welcomes Government Commitment to Kerry/Dublin PSO Route

There’s a chink of light for the many direct and indirect employees around Kerry Airport who are on tenterhooks since Saturday morning’s announcement that the Kerry / Dublin route was being axed with the Stobart Air failure. Education Minister and Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry Norma Foley has welcomed the cabinet commitment to make the…

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…

Kerry Included in Additional Funding for Regional Airports 

Kerry Included in Additional Funding for Regional Airports 

The government has agreed a revised €80 million funding package for Irish aviation in a package which will provide an extra €48 million in supports for 2021 above those announced in Budget 2021.  The announcement has been welcomed by Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald, Fianna Fáil as it will also provide further operational and capital funding supports…

€1.3m Funding Boost for Kerry Airport – Minister Griffin

€1.3m Funding Boost for Kerry Airport – Minister Griffin

Kerry TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, has announced substantial funding of nearly €1.3m for Kerry Airport towards operating expenses. This funding from the government via the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport will go towards the operating costs associated with providing essential services in the areas of safety and…

Farranfore Landmark to Feature in Architecture Kerry 2019

Farranfore Landmark to Feature in Architecture Kerry 2019

This coming weekend, from Friday, September 27 to Sunday, September 29 will witness the county’s second Architecture Kerry event. Architecture Kerry, the brainchild of Victoria McCarthy, Architectural Conservation Officer, Kerry County Council, is a weekend celebration of the built environment in Kerry. The event, which is part of the Creative Ireland Kerry Programme, aims to…

Griffin Announces over €2.2M in Government Funds for Kerry Airport

Griffin Announces over €2.2M in Government Funds for Kerry Airport

Kerry Fine Gael TD and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin has announced major funding of €2,208,911 for Kerry Airport. The funding will go towards improvement works, safety and security. The amount is almost €1 million of an increase on the 2018 figure. Range of Investments This Government funding from the Department…

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

Kerry to Berlin Tourism Promotion Hailed a Success

The organisers of last weekend’s three-day Kerry tourism promotional visit to Berlin have hailed it an outstanding success. The 35-strong group, led by Minister Brendan Griffin TD and Mayor of Kerry, Cllr John Sheahan, held a series of engagements with tourism trade, media and consumer groups. They also held a high level political meeting with…

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry Airport Grant Welcomed by Minister Griffin and Cllr. O’Connell

Kerry TD and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, TD and his Fine Gael colleague, Cllr. Bobby O’Connell, today welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D., that he is allocating over three quarters of a million in exchequer grants under his department’s Regional Airports Programme to…