Author Archives: John O'Mahony

Waste wasters return to familiar ground

A KILLARNEY woman who discovered and reported a serious case of illegal dumping on a rural road just after Christmas has this week found an even bigger pile of household and domestic waste on the same roadway. Just before the new year commenced, Helen Duggan was shocked when she spotted a heap of rubbish, including… Read More…

Kerry business chiefs make their mark

DYNAMIC Kerry business leaders have been invited to follow in the footsteps of Fexco founder Brian McCarthy and Jerry Kennelly of Stockbyte by entering the EY Entrepreneur of the Year programme which is now accepting nominations. Other Kerry tycoons nominated and were category winners in the past include Mike Stack of Killarney-based Tricel, Alan Scroope… Read More…

Drugs trade allowed to fester and grow

A NEW series of measures has been proposed to increase the powers and resources of local gardaí in the fight against drugs – and additional recruits is the main priority identified. Kerry general election candidate, Cllr Norma Moriarty, said the county is not immune to the scourge of drugs and related crime which has seeped… Read More…

Funding to tackle school safety fears

CONCERNS that road safety issues were compromising the safety of children attending a childcare facility – and their parents and staff – have been eased following the allocation of €60,000 for traffic calming measures in the vicinity. Cllr Michael Cahill had highlighted the situation at the Scamps and Scholars facility on Langford Street, Killorglin and… Read More…