Author Archives: John O'Mahony

St Margaret’s Road turned into ‘a little bit of a racing track’

A COMPLAINT has been heard that major problems are being encountered on a normally quiet residential road in Killarney because of a huge increase in the number of motorists using it to avoid traffic jams elsewhere. Cllr Niall O’Callaghan has highlighted the situation on St Margaret’s Road – which links Rock Road with the busy… Read More…

More funds provided to tackle scourge of rhodo

STATE funding is to be provided for a comprehensive survey, overseen by Kerry County Council, to facilitate the prevention, early detection and rapid eradication and management of rhododendron ponticum in Killarney National Park and other problem spots in the county. The rapidly spreading invasive alien species,which has caused havoc in the park for years, has… Read More…

End this sad blight on our country

THE commitment to end direct provision must be honoured in full by the government and confirmation of the plan must be provided, in wring, to ensure it proceeds as promised, a Killarney councillor has insisted. Cllr Michael Gleeson, who is a member of the Killarney Asylum Seekers Initiative, said he has spoken frequently about the… Read More…

Cat and dog on the street knows some permit holders are not residents

HAVOC is being caused on the streets of Killarney by some individuals who have residents’ parking permits despite the fact that they are not actually residents at all, it has been highlighted. People are in possession of permits even though everybody knows that they are not living at or near where they are parking their… Read More…