Category Archives: Features

29 new social houses to be built in Kerry

CONTRACTS have been signed for the construction of 29 new social housing units in the county. The new homes are being developed by Kerry County Council in Miltown, Killorglin and Listowel under the Rebuilding Ireland programme. Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Norma Foley and the Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell have signed contracts… Continue Reading

‘It can’t become anything other than a decaying building until the HSE makes up its corporate mind’

THE Health Service Executive has been urged to act swiftly to allow the development of the landmark St Finan’s Hospital in Killarney if the building is to be saved from total dereliction. The former psychiatric institution, which closed in 2012, has been left to decay with no known plans for its future. This is in… Continue Reading

A cultural gem in the heart of town

EXCLUSIVE THIS is what the exciting new-look Killarney Cultural Centre is likely to look like when a €240,000 redevelopment is completed later this year. A stunning European-style contemporary arts centre and performance space, on the existing site on East Avenue Road, is being created by Kerry County Council to provide an internal and external performance… Continue Reading