River Walk from Church Street to Crageens Bridges Closed Today and Tomorrow

River Walk from Church Street to Crageens Bridges Closed Today and Tomorrow

Members of the public in the Castleisland area are being put on notice that the stretch of the river walk between Church Street and the Crageens Bridge will be closed from this morning, Thursday, August 11th to tomorrow evening, Friday, August 12th. Representative of Mr. Price – the new owners of the old Woodhaven Stores…

Castleisland and Knocknagoshel Tidy Towns Promoting National Tree Week 2022

Castleisland and Knocknagoshel Tidy Towns Promoting National Tree Week 2022

Tidy Towns groups in both Castleisland and Knocknagoshel are encouraging locals to participate in National Tree Week 2022 which started yesterday, Sunday, March 20th. Running until the coming Saturday, March 26th this year’s theme is ‘More Forests for a Greener Future’ with the aims of highlighting the many benefits of forests for Ireland’s climate and…

Dog Fouling in Public Spaces – Reckless New Habits Emerging

Dog Fouling in Public Spaces – Reckless New Habits Emerging

From time to time I get calls or messages telling me I should go and look at a particular stretch of road or footpath and the centre piece of the request is always dog faeces. The river walk, the roadway from the top-of-the-town to An Ríocht and the public walk around the athletics stadium are…

Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald, Cathaoirleach an Bhardasaigh Oileán Chiarraí agus Corca Dhuibhne

Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald, Cathaoirleach an Bhardasaigh Oileán Chiarraí agus Corca Dhuibhne

The just elected Cathaoirleach an Bhardasaigh Oileán Chiarraí agus Corca Dhuibhne / Chair of the Castleisland / Corca Dhuibhne municipal District, Cllr. Fionnán Fitzgerald thanks his many colleagues friends and supporters for the honour bestowed on him. In the piece below, Cathaoirleach Fitzgerald outlines the issues of outstanding importance to him as he embarks on…

County Council Considering River Walk Maintenance Take-Over

County Council Considering River Walk Maintenance Take-Over

A motion by Cllr. Bobby O’Connell has launched a process which could see Kerry County Council taking over the maintenance of the Castleisland River Walk as it is rightly deemed an extremely important amenity for the area. By way of reply the Castleisland Corca Dhuibhne Municipal District team will develop a plan for the consideration…

€8,000 Rural Recreation Scheme Grant for River Walk

€8,000 Rural Recreation Scheme Grant for River Walk

Cllr. Bobby O’Connell has welcomed the allocation of €8,000 for the development of the Castleisland River Walk under Minister Michael Ring’s Rural Recreation Scheme. The grant is in line with the National Countryside Recreation Strategy which was developed by the National Countryside Recreation Strategy by Comhairle Na Tuaithe. Rural Recreation This work of Rural Recreation…