Category Archives: Community

People aged 15-34 account for 40 per cent of Covid-19 cases

NO additional case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in Kerry this Tuesday – the total in the county remains at 368 – but there has been another very significant spike in cases nationwide. A further 334 new infections were confirmed, bringing the total number of people who have contracted coronavirus to 33,444, after the denotification… Continue Reading

Killarney folk heading to the hills

TWO walks, including a stroll up picturesque Strickeen – the smallest of the MacGillycuddy Reeks – are being planned for Sunday next by the Laune Mountaineering Club as part of a family walk initiative spearheaded by Kerry County Council in association with local hillwalking clubs. Strikeeen is accessed from Kate Kearney’s Cottage and it should… Continue Reading

Safe Street expenditure fully recouped by council

KERRY County Council has spent a total of €238,324 to date on the Safe Streets mobility plan in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Of that, €149,478 was spent in the Killarney Municipal District where pedestrian only areas have been provided, footpaths have been extensively widened and parking regulations have been significantly adjusted to facilitate proper… Continue Reading