Category Archives: Features

Initial spike in planning applications received

IT will require an additional 42 days for planning applications to be processed by Kerry County Council during the Covid-19 restrictions, the local authority has confirmed. If applications were lodged before February 21, the five-week public participation phase has been completed and the planning authority can make a decision within the extended deadline. If a… Continue Reading

New nursing unit gets the go ahead

THE green light has been given for a new community nursing unit and residential care facility in Killarney. Kerry County Council has granted planning permission, subject to 36 conditions. As revealed by as far back as 2016, the Health Service Executive was seeking approval for the development of lands within the grounds of the… Continue Reading

Killarney company puts energy to good use

A PROGRESSIVE Killarney construction company has won the overall award in a nationwide competition for energy efficient homes. Thermohouse, based in Coolcaslagh, scooped the Excellence in Construction, Energy Efficient Homes accolade at the 20th anniversary Public Sector Magazine awards. The Thermohouse building system comprises interlocking walls, floors and roof modules that deliver high quality concrete-build… Continue Reading

Houses due for completion before year end

CONTRACTS to commence the construction of seven different new housing schemes in Kerry – which will add 88 houses to the social housing stock – have been inked at Kerry County Council headquarters. The seven contracts, which are worth a combined €17 million, will see the construction of new social housing in Rathmore, Glenbeigh, Kenmare,… Continue Reading