Category Archives: Features

Council to drive on with €4m bypass junction upgrade

Exclusive PROPOSALS for a major new road improvement scheme to alleviate dangers at the notorious Lewis Road-N22 Killarney Bypass junction are to proceed as planned after a judicial review of the granting of planning permission for the project was dismissed in the High Court today. Representatives of a landowner on the N22 had been granted… Continue Reading

Planning crux arises since flood study finished

VERY careful consideration is given to planning applications that are submitted for developments in areas where there is known to be a history of flooding, Kerry County Council has said. Officials were responding to a query submitted by Cllr Maura Healy-Rae who asked if the approach to applications from the Glenflesk area had changed as… Continue Reading

Killarney’s ‘Hollywood’ has a big parking dilemma

CONSIDERATION is to be given to granting residents living in O’Kelly’s Villas in Killarney permission to park overnight in the nearby Rock Road car park. Mayor of Killarney, Cllr Brendan Cronin, had asked the roads department of Kerry County Council if any extra parking could be provided as there is a chronic shortage of available… Continue Reading