Category Archives: Community

On the road again in Knockacullig

A ROAD that has been closed since December 20 following serious slippage at an embankment has now reopened. The L7013 Cockhill road at Knockacullig North road was closed to traffic by Kerry County Council after gaping holes appeared on a number of sections. Residential access was not affected and diversions were in place with motorists… Continue Reading

Road poses a threat to public safety

A DANGEROUS road described as being ”extremely unsafe” has been included in a restoration programme to be rolled out over the next three years and, until then, maintenance work will have to suffice, Kerry County Council has confirmed. The state of a short section of road, west of Knocknahoe junction in Spa, Killarney, is in… Continue Reading

Progress being made on housing provision

WORK has commenced on a new 61-unit social housing development at Derreen, it has been confirmed. The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government had approved a proposal for the development at Ballydribeen by the Cluid Housing Association. The units will be provided in partnership with and supported by Kerry County Council and it is… Continue Reading

Killarney says carry on councillors

TWO familiar faces will be back on the ballot paper for the local elections in the Killarney Municipal District Council elections following ratification at their party conventions. Retired schoolteacher Michael Gleeson, who was first elected to the former town council in 1991, was unanimously selected to run by the Kerry Independent Alliance. A former Labour… Continue Reading