Wed, 24 Jun, 2020
The disdain directed at experts during the Brexit campaign — and in today’s “divorce” negotiations — might have prepared Britain’s civil service for the resignation of the permanent secretary at the British Home Office, Philip Rutnam, following an unprecedented row with his political boss, the polarising Priti Patel.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
Kerry people are storing the remains of loved ones on shelves and in “presses and cupboards” because none of the county’s 154 public cemeteries has columbarium walls, or facilities for the internment of ashes. Such walls have a series of niches allowing ashes to be stored.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Transparency International Ireland the Irish Chapter of the worldwide movement against corruption scored Kerry and Westmeath joint last, with two councils in Dublin, Fingal and South Dublin, scoring highest.
Mon, 16 Dec, 2019
Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae is facing further delay over his plans to convert a former pub in Tralee into apartments in the latest chapter in a long-running planning row with some local residents in the north Kerry town.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
It is impossible to walk along Dublin’s O’Connell St, our capital’s main street, and not wonder how such an elegant, well-proportioned, and beautiful thoroughfare has become such a shabby collection of fast food takeaways and bland international shopfronts.
Mon, 28 Oct, 2019
A further two weeks are being set aside for the planning hearings into the controversial South Kerry Greenway - mainly to allow the process to hear from farmers objecting to the route selection and to the Compulsory Purchase mechanism.
Fri, 18 Oct, 2019
Kerry County Council has apologised to a landowner on the proposed South Kerry Greenway for “a genuine” mistake writing to his dead father and then inviting the deceased man to a consultation meeting.
Thu, 17 Oct, 2019
The Compulsory Purchase Order for the South Kerry Greenway was being “triggered” not for a public road but for amenity and tourism - an altogether different thing, the oral hearing into the greenway has been told.
Wed, 16 Oct, 2019