Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Curtails Kerry Beach Activities

Status Yellow Rainfall Warning Curtails Kerry Beach Activities

Given the status yellow rainfall warning currently in place for County Kerry and the rainfall forecast for the weekend, Kerry County Council has decided to run with prior-warnings for its designated bathing beaches this weekend. The beaches in question are : Ballybunnion North, Ballybunnion South, Ballyheigue, Banna, Fenit, Maharabeg, Ventry, Inch, Kells, Cuas Crom, White Strand…

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

Kerry Gains Most Blue Flag Awards for its Clean Beaches

The high standard of the coastal environment in Kerry has been acknowledged with the awarding of 15 Blue Flags for the county’s beaches and coastal amenities for 2022, the highest number in the country. Kerry has retained its current 14 Blue Flags, including 12 at beaches and one each at the Portmagee Seasonal Pontoon (Operated…

Set Amergin Free – Appeal to Cllr. O’Connell on Knocknagoshel Waymark

Set Amergin Free – Appeal to Cllr. O’Connell on Knocknagoshel Waymark

The following letter to Cllr. Bobby O’Connell was written by Michael O’Shea from the Kells area of South Kerry.  Mr. O’Shea travels to and from Dublin and finds both a farewell and a fáilte kind of comfort in a 2008 established roadside landmark in the Knocknagoshel area. Cllr. O’Connell, in turn, turned to Kerry County…

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

Council Raises One of County’s 14 Blue Flags at Inch Beach

At Inch Beach in West Kerry this week, Kerry County Council raised one of the county’s 14 Blue Flags for the 2017 season. Kerry beaches have again maintained their excellent standard this year with the awarding of 14 Blue Flags for 2017 by An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland, as announced in recent…

Sheila Twomey (nee Farnan) Castleisland, Co Kerry and Kieran, Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath

Sheila Twomey (nee Farnan) Castleisland, Co Kerry and Kieran, Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath

The death has occurred of Sheila Twomey (nee Farnan) St. Ciaran’s, Tonbwee, Castleisland, Co Kerry and formerly of Kieran, Carnaross, Kells, Co. Meath. September 25th 2016. Peacefully, in her 95th year, at home in the loving care of her family. Widow of the late D.D. Twomey, solicitor, and much loved Mam of Mary, Liz (Leonard),…