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Oral hearing examines excavation of materials on proposed greenway

The issue of excavating material for the proposed South Kerry Greenway has been discussed at an oral hearing into the project.Kerry County Council is seeking permission to build the 32-kilometre walk and cycleway from Glenbeigh to Renard.It’s seeking approval to acquire the lands needed by ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Two brothers facing 14 charges arising from incidents in Killarney estate

Two brothers are facing a total of 14 charges arising from incidents in a Killarney estate.39-year-old Danny Harty of 61 Pinewood Estate, Killarney and 32-year-old Patrick Harty of 2 Feale Drive, Listowel are facing seven charges each, including trespassing offences, producing an iron bar in the ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Missing Listowel man located safe and well

Gardaí in Listowel have confirmed that an elderly man, missing from his home since yesterday, has been found, safe and well.It’s understood he was located late on this (Wednesday) afternoon.They wish to thank the public for their help and co-operation in finding the 72-year-old.

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Verdicts of accidental death in drownings of fishermen off South Kerry pier

Verdicts of accidental death have been recorded into the deaths of three Latvian men who drowned off Coonanna Pier near Cahersiveen last year.The inquests into Anatolijs Teivans, Valerijs Klimentjevs, and Jurijs Burcevs were held at the South  Kerry Coroner’s Court in Killarney today ...

yesterday 19:13 open_in_new
Castleisland restaurant celebrates consecutive Store of the Year win

Castleisland restaurant and takeaway, Denjoes American Style/Apache Pizza, has won Apache Pizza’s National Store of the Year for the second year in a row.More than 160 Apache Pizza franchise holders attended the awards ceremony which was held in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.Denjoes Family ...

yesterday 15:01 open_in_new
Improvements are needed relating to waste water treatment in four Kerry areas

The Housing Minister says decades of under-investment has led to a situation where untreated wastewater is being pumped into our coastal waters and rivers.Raw sewage from 36 towns and villages is being released into the environment every day, according to a new report by the Environmental ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Employment programme for Kerry women secures funding for another three years

An employment programme for women in Kerry has secured PEIL funding for another three years.The Moving On programme, managed by Lisa Fingleton and Lisa O’Flaherty, offers women training, support and links with employers.It’s been completed by 110 women to date and 52 women are ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Claim that South Kerry Greenway, as proposed, is impractical

The oral hearing on the proposed south Kerry Greenway has heard a claim that the project, as proposed, is impractical and will never work.It’s the third week of An Bord Pleanala’s hearing examining Kerry County Council’s proposed 32-kilometre route from Glenbeigh to Renard at ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Jury return verdict of unlawful killing into death of Robert Elston

A jury have returned a verdict of unlawful killing into the death of Robert Elston in Caherciveen last year. 33-year-old Mr Elston of Lisselton died after being stabbed in Feartha Drive, Caherciveen on May 23rd last year.Earlier this month, 21-year-old Blake Sweeney of Fertha Drive, ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Kerry councillor claims telecom companies are abusing the elderly through complaints process

Cllr Aoife Thornton (Fine Gael) Listowel area Kerry County Council Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/Mail : [email protected] Web Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie ALL IMAGES ARE COVERED BY COPYRIGHT ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Agricultural landowners won’t get priority over South Kerry Greenway users

Landowners using crossings for agricultural purposes on the proposed South Kerry Greenway won’t have priority over users of the greenway.Kerry County Council clarified the position at An Bord Pleanala’s oral hearing into the 32-kilometre project aiming to link Glenbeigh to Renard.Solicitor ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Call to publish names of successful insurance claimants in Kerry County Council cases

Cllr Michael O’Shea (Fianna Fáil) Corca Dhuibhne ( Dingle ) area Kerry County Council Photo By Domnick Walsh © Eye Focus LTD Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Mobile Phone : 00 353 87 26 72 033 Land Line : 00 353 66 71 22 981 E/Mail : [email protected] Web Site : www.dwalshphoto.ie ALL IMAGES ARE ...

yesterday 13:58 open_in_new
Man pleads guilty to assaulting three people in North Kerry with a spanner

A man has pleaded guilty to assaulting three people in North Kerry with a spanner. Mitchum Harding of Main Street, Ballylongford faced four charges in Tralee Circuit Court, arising from incidents which occurred on Main Street and Quay Street, Ballylongford on the 21st December, 2013.Prosecutor ...

yesterday 10:49 open_in_new
Listowel Gardai appealing for public’s help in locating missing man

Gardaí in Listowel are appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing man.72-year-old Donal Finucane was last seen in Listowel yesterday. He is described as being 5′ 10” in height, of medium build, with short grey hair.It’s understood that Mr Finucane was wearing ...

yesterday 10:49 open_in_new
Roosting site for bats debated at south Kerry greenway oral hearing

An environmental campaigner claims he could go to court if the South Kerry Greenway is approved based on information supplied by Kerry County Council regarding bats.The claim was made as the oral hearing on the project resumed today for another two weeks.Kerry County Council is proposing to ...

2019-11-12 21:04 open_in_new
Tralee man pleads guilty to possession of cannabis for sale and supply

A Tralee man has pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale and supply.40-year-old Clive Scannell of 55 Mitchels Square was facing two charges in Tralee Circuit Court recently.He pleaded guilty to the possession of cannabis for sale and supply and the possession of cannabis resin at his ...

2019-11-12 21:04 open_in_new
Man and woman charged in Killarney District Court with over 200 offences involving 5 children

A man and a woman have been brought before a court in Killarney charged with over  200 offences involving a total of five children.Killarney District Court heard that the garda investigation had taken place over three years.The court was told in a hearing that took almost an hour, that the ...

2019-11-12 21:04 open_in_new
Calls for wider debate to find solutions to climate change

There’s a need for a wider debate in a bid to find solutions to climate change.That’s according to CEO of the Irish South and West Fish Producers’ Organisation Patrick Murphy.He was speaking ahead of the airing of an RTÉ documentary which features areas along the Kerry coast ...

2019-11-12 16:52 open_in_new
HIQA report notes significant improvements in Kerry nursing home

A HIQA report has noted significant improvements in a Kerry nursing home.An unannounced inspection of the Tralee Community Nursing Unit on Killerisk Road examined the premises in 18 categories, 14 of which were deemed to be compliant.The inspection of the 42-resident nursing unit took place in ...

2019-11-12 16:52 open_in_new
Meetings across north Kerry on Feale and Lee river management plan

A series of meetings are being held across north Kerry on a management plan for the Feale and Lee rivers.Kerry County Council says work has started on the Feale and Lee & Estuary Priority Areas for Action, and public meetings are being held to inform locals of the work and to gather ...

2019-11-12 16:52 open_in_new
Oral hearing told South Kerry Greenway as vital as Adare or Macroom bypasses

An oral hearing has been told the proposed South Kerry Greenway is as vital as the Adare or Macroom bypasses.Kerry County Council is proposing to build the 32-kilometre cycling and walking route from Glenbeigh to Renard.The hearing, being held by An Bord Pleanala, resumed this morning following ...

2019-11-12 16:52 open_in_new