Person: John Breen
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Technology will be central to a five-year plan adopted in Kerry to target “the persistent” problem of litter with smart phone apps, mobile cameras and CCTV all being deployed to stop illegal dumping.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
Fri, 04 Nov, 2016
The next government has been warned to step up its plans to tackle the social housing crisis after one organisation claimed the current strategy was insufficient given the scale of the problem.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2016
THE jungle drums continue to beat about TV3’s Garda soap opera Red Rock.
Thu, 24 Dec, 2015
SEPTEMBER 27 brought the advent of butterflies, the first fall or hatch we’ve seen this butterfly-less summer.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Some county councillors in Kerry believe local families already on a housing waiting list should be “looked after first” before the planned arrival of refugees.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Six cameras are to be placed in illegal dumping blackspots in top tourism areas in Kerry.
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Kerry County Council is to install a ‘motion sensor flushing system’ in all of its public toilets in an effort to save water and money.
Tue, 02 Jun, 2015
Kerry County Council plans to spend €62m in providing 1,058 housing units in the next three years.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Barefoot Apollo became the standard setter during an eventful second stage of the Irish Laurels on Saturday night at Curraheen Park.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
Kerry County Council is in “active discussions” to acquire land which has the potential to provide 3,000 burial spaces in Killarney.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
It look as if visitors to one of our main tourist towns — notorious for the rain — will have to bring their wet own gear for some time to come.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Long-running efforts to resolve a graves crisis in Killarney, Co Kerry, are expected to bear fruit early in 2015.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Kerry County Council was urged yesterday to call in a €1.25m bond on an unfinished housing estate in Castleisland.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2014
A call has been made for consultation with landowners and other stakeholders impacted by a new 28km walking/cycling trail along one of the country’s top lakeland districts.
Mon, 24 Nov, 2014
Bereaved families are faced with “intolerable” situations over a continuing delay by Kerry County Council to secure land for a public burial site in Killarney.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
SINCE the EU introduced regulations leading to a huge reduction of sheep on the hills we’ve been hearing complaints about uncontrolled vegetation that can result in fires that sometimes get out of control. At certain times of the year, farmers set fires to burn off scrub to allow fresh grass grow.
Mon, 06 Oct, 2014
The Kerry region, a jewel in the crown of Irish tourism, will be "devastated" by littering following the closure of a landfill site, it has been claimed.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
One of the last acts of Killarney Town Council has been to clinch a deal for the purchase of a cemetery in the area.
Wed, 21 May, 2014
Businesses in tourist centre Killarney are to lobby for key local authority services to be retained following the abolition this month of the town council.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
A planning application has been submitted for a new privately-developed graveyard in a top tourist area where spaces in existing public cemeteries are fast running out.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Super Garden returns, it’s a big week for the Champions League and there’s also some serious depravity in Game of Thrones.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
The end is in sight in a 20-year search for land suitable for a public graveyard in Killarney, Co Kerry.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
A mix of the old and the new are among the books, plays, and films that young teens can study for the first Junior Cycle Student Award in 2017.
Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
A claim that there will be “utter bedlam’’ in a top tourist town during the summer following the abolition of the town council has been rejected by a senior manager.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014
A 42-year-old woman who is several months pregnant and is due a baby shortly after Christmas has lost her attempt not to be evicted from her council house in a village in Co Kerry.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Oulart-the-Ballagh 3-12 Ferns St Aidan’s 1-16
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
The escalating cost of agricultural land is making it difficult to acquire land for burial ground in an area already short of publicly- owned grave plots.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is seeking to have a sewage outfall point in Killarney, Co Kerry, relocated downriver of one of the town’s famous lakes.
Tue, 09 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
Belfast boxer Martin Rogan describes his own battle for recognition as well as the spats he’s had en route to becoming Commonwealth champion.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
Writer and director, John Breen, has no problem being known as the guy who wrote Alone It Stands.
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
The Everyman Theatre launched its Spring 2013 programme in Cork yesterday evening.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013
Time is running out for efforts to acquire land for a burial ground in Killarney.
Mon, 21 Jan, 2013
Former Wexford hurling kingpins Buffers Alley face a fight against relegation following their 0-16 to 0-11 defeat by Rathnure in the county senior hurling championship at Enniscorthy.
Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
Killarney, in which more businesses are reported to be closing than opening, has mixed views on an American-style trading idea.
Wed, 11 Jul, 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 town council has narrowly voted to press ahead with plans for a graveyard overlooking the lakes of Killarney — amid resistance from a major tour operator, a five-star hotel and a number of local residents.
Thu, 17 May, 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
Kerry County Council paid up to €800,000 to acquire an acre of land on a Listowel floodplain for social housing as recently as 2008.
Wed, 14 Mar, 2012
Killarney Town Council will have to pay an additional almost €800,000 to finalise the contract for a sports centre and swimming pool which former ceann comhairle John O’Donoghue “helped build” .
Wed, 29 Feb, 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
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