‘Corca Dhuibhne’ is on the map after John Paul Phelan, the junior local government minister signed a statutory instrument to change how the electoral area in west Kerry is referred to in the upcoming local elections.
Tralee has been named as one of more than 20 towns and cities that can apply for recognition as a Gaeltacht service town, under the Gaeltacht Act, 2012.
When Patrick O’Sullivan suffered crush injuries in a farm accident his eight-year-old grandson, Jack, made him a solemn promise.
A campaign is under way and funding is to be sought for public toilets in the most westerly point in the EU.
Two disused landmark hospital buildings in Co Kerry will not be redeveloped for the housing market.
Campervans forced to stay in car parks intended for shoppers and other visitors
The housing crisis in Kerry is becoming “unsolvable”, Kerry County Council has been told. Some 5,073 applicants await housing, amid fears they will not be eligible to purchase their house under a new scheme.
Council officials have rejected a call to place a “derelict site” notice on the only remaining building associated with the 1970-released epic romantic drama Ryan’s Daughter.
The Department of the Environment has defended the “valuable work” of An Taisce, and rejected a local authority’s call to cut funding to the heritage body.
An Taisce says its latest legal challenge to a €69m upgrade of the N86 main road to Dingle is “to ensure things are done properly”.
Despite protestations by some public representatives, county council management in Kerry has declined to reveal details of settlement of a major cost overrun on two bypass roads.
Delays in carrying out dredging works at one of the country’s best-known fishing ports and tourist areas are hampering economic development, it has been claimed.
The signs summed up the story: “Our Road Is A Mess — We Want Progress.’.
Johnny Healy-Rae is tallying an impressive 3,141 votes in South and West Kerry on his first time before the electorate.
There are hopes work can soon commence on upgrading one of the country’s top tourist routes, a project that would also include cycleways.
A county development plan for Kerry will be supportive of small indigenous industries, it was stated yesterday.
Despite serious setbacks in the planning process, there are still hopes of developing cycle lanes along one of the country’s most scenic tourist routes.
Plans to include cycle-ways in upgrades to tourist routes along the west and south coasts could be in jeopardy following An Bord Pleanála’s rejection of a €65m development on the Dingle Peninsula.
The death has taken place of the author, poet, musician, and Irish language enthusiast, Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé.
The Tralee bypass, one of the few major national roads projects to be undertaken since the economic downturn, and the biggest-ever roads project in Kerry, opened shortly after 2pm yesterday, to coincide with the annual Rose of Tralee festival.
The road system in Kerry is unlikely to be maintained to an acceptable level this year, due to council funds being slashed by €22m.
The long-running Dingle name change dispute is almost over, with bilingual road signs due to be erected by the National Roads Authority next month.
A motion passed by Kerry County Council aimed at permitting people to drink and drive has been criticised today for dragging the country back to "darker days".
Alarming rumours of the demise of Fungi the dolphin have been greatly exaggerated and, despite growing international concern for his well-being, the playful mammal is still alive and flipping.
Despite calls by the fishing industry for its re-opening, a BIM ice-making plant at a leading port looks set to remain closed.
A landmark building in Dingle is to be taken off a list of protected structures, despite a warning from a senior planning official that many old buildings in the West Kerry town have already been knocked down.
FISHERMEN and tourism operators along the Kerry coast have claimed new harbour regulations would hinder their activities and endanger their livelihoods.
ABOUT 100 schools in Kerry could lose teachers because of changes in the pupil-teacher ratio, it was claimed yesterday.
MORE than half of the residential properties in the tourist haven of Dingle are unoccupied, it was claimed yesterday.
HOPES are rising that the long-awaited opening of a community hospital in Dingle, Co Kerry, will be sooner than expected.
PROTESTERS in Dingle, Co Kerry, have demanded a full explanation for the delay in opening a new €16.4 million community hospital in the town.
A NEW €16.4 million community hospital in Dingle, Kerry, will not open for a number of months, it was learned yesterday.
THE failure to open a new €16.4 million community hospital in Dingle amounts to further victimisation of older people by the cash-strapped Government, it was claimed yesterday.
A €16.4 MILLION community hospital in Dingle will not open on Tuesday as planned because the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) is not satisfied with facilities there.
A NEW levy is to be imposed on developers in Tralee to help pay for link routes to a €137 million ring road planned for the town.
WITH more than 20 years experience of campaigning on rural issues, noted community activist Brigid O’Connor is determined to break the FF-FG stranglehold on council seats in the Dingle area.
AN election poll in Kerry North has suggested Sinn Féin’s Martin Ferris could lose a sizeable amount of his 2002 vote.
AN urgent call was made yesterday for safety measures on a dangerous stretch of roadway in Kerry.
ONLY about a third of people living in Dingle will be able to vote in a plebiscite to change the official name of the town, now An Daingean.
THE people of the Dingle area are to be asked to vote on a controversial decision to change the official name of the town to An Daingean.
‘HITLER’ taunts were shouted at county councillors yesterday who refused to give Dana Rosemary Scanlon a nomination to contest the Presidential election.
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