Category Archives: Features

Concerns about vehicular access on ‘world class’ facility

CONCERNS have been raised about plans to provide emergency vehicular access along a new cycleway and walkway running from Ross Road to Flesk Bridge in Killarney. It is understood that some residents have made their views known to local councillors after learning that provision is being made for emergency vehicular access to and from Killarney… Continue Reading

Close on €1 million boost for social housing

KERRY County Council has been granted €991,600 to refurbish social housing units which will be re-let to individuals struggling with homelessness or on a housing list. The government announced over €40 million for the refurbishment of voids which was the largest single amount ever announced under the programme. A total of 2,398 applications from local authorities… Continue Reading

‘People deserve to be treated with respect’

AN Bórd Pleanála has been urged to announce its planning decision on the controversial South Kerry Greenway without any further delay. A Kerry councillor said the people of south Kerry deserve to be treated with respect and not be left hanging with one postponed announcement after another. Cllr Michael Cahill said 10 months have now… Continue Reading

Over €2 million to help adapt houses

FUNDING of over €2 million has been approved for Kerry County Council for the 2020 housing adaptation grant for older people and people with a disability living in private houses. The increased funding – which rises to over €2.5 million when the council’s match funding is included – continues to support home adaptations for older… Continue Reading