Category Archives: Property

Students paying up to €8,000 a year for a box room

THREE Kerry councillors turned out to support frustrated students in a protest in Cork this Thursday to highlight crippling accommodation costs for those pursuing third-level education. The joint demonstration by University College Cork and Cork Institute of Technology students’ unions involved a protest march from the UCC campus to a student accommodation complex nearby. The… Continue Reading

‘We need to proceed very, very carefully on CPOs’

GREAT caution needs to be exercised by Kerry County Council before any decision is made to pursue the acquisition of any property through compulsory purchase order for social housing purposes, a Killarney councillor has warned. Cllr Brendan Cronin said a very balanced and careful approach must be adopted at all times and he said a… Continue Reading

€3.4m scheme for 21 new houses

THE contract has been signed for the construction of 21 new housing units in Tralee. The new homes will be developed on Killeen Road and they are being constructed under the Rebuilding Ireland Programme. Kerry County Council Chairman, Cllr John Sheahan, and Mayor of Tralee, Cllr Norma Foley, signed the official papers with Killarney-based contractor… Continue Reading