Ferris hopeful of 'historic'' SF breakthrough in Kerry
By Anne Lucey
Gardaí are to check the permits of all street collectors for charities in a major tourist town which is claimed to be having problems with large numbers of collectors.
Fri, 15 Nov, 2013
A growth surge in vegetation along roadways is creating extra traffic hazards for local people and the large numbers of tourists currently visiting Kerry, it has been claimed.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
A former mayor from a soon-to-be-abolished local authority has described, as “ridiculous”, a government direction to formulate a six-year development plan.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2013
Time is running out for efforts to acquire land for a burial ground in Killarney.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
A petrol price battle is looming between Kerry’s two main towns.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Killarney will face “dire consequences” because of the forthcoming abolition of its town council, it has been claimed.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Plans to carry out roadworks in Killarney at the height of the busy tourist season are leading to objections in the Co Kerry town.
Fri, 06 Jul, 2012
A Kerry factory, which has become a global leader in container crane production, is beating the recession and intense competition on the world market to reach the highest employment level in its 54-year history.
Tue, 05 Jun, 2012
One of Ireland’s oldest manufacturing companies has given a long-term commitment to Kerry where it employs more than 800 people.
Fri, 11 May, 2012
The key problem with people such as Jim from Sligo (Letters, April 21) calling for a return to the core values of the Labour Party is that these values have been diluted and fragmented to such a degree over the past century as to become almost meaningless.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2012
It hardly came as a surprise that senior Labour party member, Cllr. Seán Counihan, (Irish Examiner, Apr 17) is calling for a merger with Fianna Fáil.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
The Mayor of Killarney believes the Labour and Fianna Fáil parties should merge.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012
A planning application for a €15m green energy system for Killarney is due to be lodged with the town council within six weeks.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
A plan is to be drawn up for a large, disused industrial site with the aim of creating jobs in Co Kerry at a time when unemployment in the area is rising.
Mon, 13 Feb, 2012
A top tourist town may pedestrianise some of its main streets in a bid to attract visitors and create a lively atmosphere on summer nights.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2012
Ireland’s tidiest town is to get tough with dog owners who do not clean up after their pets foul footpaths and walkways.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
A local authority has bowed to pressure from residents opposed to a new roadway aimed at relieving traffic congestion in Killarney.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
A COMMON perception that Killarney is “fine” when it comes to jobs because of its thriving tourism industry needs to be debunked, says the town’s mayor.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2012
THE venue for next year’s Irish Open could be revealed as soon as Tuesday next, with Killarney definitely ruled out.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
POPULAR tourist havenKillarney could become the first town in Ireland to have a green-inspired district heating system for businesses and thousands of householders.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2011
TOP tourist town Killarney is at risk of losing visitors and “being dropped as a twin” as its town councillors are not going abroad often enough.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
THE pensioner priest with the Midas touch has done it yet again.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2011
LOCAL authorities in Kerry are taking the lead nationally in an attempt to safeguard the future of town councils.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2011
THE death has occurred of well-known Kerry hotelier and politician Dermot O’Callaghan, who was a member of Killarney Town Council for many years.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2011
THE Labour Party’s first mayor of Killarney has expressed doubts over membership of the party after a row over ex-TD Breeda Moynihan-Cronin decision to re-enter politics.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
KILLARNEY’S iconic logo — red deer leaping over three diamond-shaped lakes embraced by the writing quill of its medieval university of Inisfallen — is being hijacked by private interests, according to the town’s incoming mayor.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2011
CELEBRATED sports commentator Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh got a rousing welcome in sunny Killarney where he was parade Grand Marshal.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2011
MORE than 50 business people in Killarney have signed a petition strongly opposing a suggested pedestrianisation of the Kerry town’s Main Street.
Wed, 08 Dec, 2010
THEY had been warned that public swimming pools are nearly always loss-makers, but that did not stop Killarney town councillors from proceeding with a €16 million sports complex, including a 25-metre pool, in 2005.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2010
A CALL was made yesterday for more progress in the use of two key buildings in Killarney by the local town council.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
PLANS are to be drawn up to deal with future flooding in a low-lying part of Kerry.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
TOWN councillors in Killarney are to have their income and expenses published “to take the mystery” out of what elected representatives get for their services.
Thu, 10 Dec, 2009
WELCOME to the Kerry football team quiz, sponsored by Kerry Group. And here’s your first round of five questions.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2005
KILLARNEY Town Council has set up a sub-committee to devise a system to honour locally-born people who have made special achievements.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2005
THERE are fears that election postering could cost leading tourist town Killarney valuable marks in the Tidy Town’s competition.
Mon, 07 Jun, 2004
New Kerry football boss Jack O'Connor has moved quickly to distance himself from outspoken comments made by former Kingdom selector Sean Counihan.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2004
KILLARNEY Town Council has decided to rezone a controversial five-acre site, owned by the multi-millionaire McShain family, to allow for a luxury housing development.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2004
THANK God for Sean Counihan, and a small bit of sanity.
Wed, 08 Jan, 2003
Wed, 08 Jan, 2003
KERRY GAA chiefs will demand an immediate explanation from Páidí Ó Sé upon his return from a South African holiday after inflammatory remarks from the multiple All-Ireland winner about Kerry people sparked a storm yesterday in his native county.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2003
THE Taoiseach believes the joint Irish-Scottish bid to host the 2008 European soccer championships is on track despite the fact the GAA still has not agreed to make Croke Park available for the competition.
Sat, 23 Nov, 2002