Category Archives: Features

Four one-bed units in Rock Road plans

THERE are currently 666 applicants on a waiting list for one-bedroom accommodation in the Killarney Municipal District Council area but just four units are currently being constructed, it has been confirmed. The matter was raised by Cllr Maura Healy-Rae who asked Kerry County Council officials to provide the number of applications in the county and… Continue Reading

Done deal as convent site is purchased from diocese

BAILE Mhuire Day Care Centre for Older Persons has purchased the freehold on its existing site along with the neighbouring Balloonagh Convent and McAuley Home in Tralee. The site and extensive surrounding gardens were owned by St Brendan’s Trust under the management of the Bishop of Kerry, and the development has presented an ideal opportunity… Continue Reading

€600,000-plus facelift for Kenmare Place

A PROPOSED weather-proofed outdoor dining facility in Killarney town, which will be entirely funded by Fáilte Ireland at a cost of €604,550, has been formally approved by local councillors. The pedestrianised development at Kenmare Place, which must remain in place for a minimum of five years, is one of 30 schemes selected nationally to share… Continue Reading