Category Archives: Opinion

Ongoing road crisis is a bad sign of the times

AROUND this time next year, when your doorbell rings, chances are you’ll find the majority of the eight members of the current Killarney Municipal District Council standing on the mat seeking your support for the local elections. They’ll most likely enlighten you about what they have achieved, how hard they have worked, the progress that… Continue Reading

Kerry left behind in 2040 Plan

Opinion: When it comes to climate change regulations and the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 plan, is it fair that people in Gneevegullia and Kilcummin will not be allowed to cut turf to keep them warm while in Japan and China the situation is so serious that people are walking around with masks on their faces… Continue Reading

Politics can’t all be about the parish-pump

Opinion: All elected councillors in Kerry should show leadership and publicly condemn the politics of divisiveness and racism in the debate that followed the decision to house 55 asylum seekers in Linden House, Killarney, writes Martin Leen (pictured) I’M not part of any political group although I am an anti-racist and I do whatever I… Continue Reading

Our guests of other nations 

Opinion: When two groups of vulnerable people are played against each other for the ostensible prize of living in emergency accommodation, ironically, this exemplifies the reason why we have these problems in the first place, writes John O’Shea CHRISTMAS is that time of year when we welcome our emigrants home from the US, Canada, the UK, Europe, Dubai, Australia, New… Continue Reading