Restrictions in Place at Kerry County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites

Restrictions in Place at Kerry County Council’s Civic Amenity Sites

Kerry County Council’s waste and recycling centres have been experiencing high volumes of visits and material since reopening after Christmas. The five civic amenity sites in Kenmare, Killarney, Milltown, Dingle and Cahersiveen will remain open for the receipt of domestic waste from customers without an existing door-to-door, kerbside service and who need to dispose of…

Resumption of Certain Services at Civic Amenity Sites

Resumption of Certain Services at Civic Amenity Sites

From Monday, May 18th. 2020, the five Kerry County Council Civic Amenity Sites will resume the acceptance of cardboard, glass and cans for recycling – according to a statement from council spokesman Owen O’Shea. The news comes with a ‘health warning’ for people in the Castleisland area as we remain outside the restricted distance limits.…

Public Asked to be Patient And Observe Social Distancing at Recycling/Waste Facilities

Public Asked to be Patient And Observe Social Distancing at Recycling/Waste Facilities

Kerry County Council is encouraging people to observe social distancing guidelines at the county’s Civic Amenity Sites and recycling centres. The council operates five Civic Amenity Sites at: Killarney in Coolcaslagh; Cahersiveen; Milltown; Kenmare and Lios Póil at Ionad Athchúrsála Chorca Dhuibhne. Particularly Busy Recently In recent weeks, the sites have become particularly busy and…

Milltown GP Vacancy – Danny and Michael on the Case

Milltown GP Vacancy – Danny and Michael on the Case

Danny Healy Rae, TD sent the following update on the ongoing Milltown GP vacancy situation. “As the HSE and local representatives continue to work together to seek a solution for the GP vacancy in Milltown, this requires further time than the original extension of mid-January 2020. The HSE has extended the current locum arrangement for…

Open Invitation to Currow’s June 16th Two-Club Leisure Cycle

Open Invitation to Currow’s June 16th Two-Club Leisure Cycle

On Sunday, June 16th Currow Cycling Club and Currow Ladies Football Club will come together to host their sixth annual leisure cycle. The cycle is a perfect ‘warm up’ for the Ring of Kerry Cycle with three course options on the day. They are: one over 20 kilometers; one of 60 kilometers and the longest…

Appeal for Road Safety as Rás Mumhan Passes on Good Friday

Appeal for Road Safety as Rás Mumhan Passes on Good Friday

The Kerry Group Ras Mumhan, Four Day International Cycle Race gets under way on the roads of Kerry and Limerick on Good Friday next April 19th and will finish on Easter Monday morning April 22nd. Through Castleisland The race, and all it entails, will pass through Castleisland on Good Friday afternoon at approximately 4pm to…

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Lotto – €31,000 Won in Three Months

Milltown Castlemaine GAA Club officials were delighted to make presentations of winnings to their two most recent Match 3 winners. By: Deirdre O’Sullivan, PRO Eileen Sugrue, Lissivane along with John and Teresa Foley, Milltown received cheques for €375 at the specially convened presentation ceremony. Busy Time for Treasurer It’s been a busy couple of months…

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

Unique Solstice Ceremony at Kerry’s Oldest Burial Site

  A unique cultural celebration of mid-Kerry’s musical heritage and the Summer Solstice will be held at the iconic 6,000 year-old Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown later this month.  The event will be the  highlight of this year’s County Fleadh Cheoil which takes place in the mid-Kerry town later this month. The organisers are holding…

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

Free Talk on Milltown Tomb Excavations

A free public talk on recent excavations at a portal tomb in Milltown – now known to be one of Ireland oldest man-made structures – will take place in Milltown Community Hall on Thursday, May 3rd at 8.pm. Dr. Michael Connolly County Archaeologist, Dr. Michael Connolly will explain the significance of what was discovered during…

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

The Tomb in the Lab – Science Week at the Museum

Kerry County Museum will reveal the ancient secrets of Killaclohane Portal Tomb using 21st century science next week as part of Science Week. The Tomb in the Lab is a series of discussions, demonstrations and displays taking place during Science Week Ireland. Oldest Man-Made Structure All events are based on Killaclohane Portal Tomb near Milltown,…