Category Archives: Opinion

‘You would have to stand on top of a double decker bus to see many of our world class views’

OPINION: The Ring of Kerry route is worth countless millions to Kerry and the entire country but, as the golden goose of the tourism industry, it needs proper attention and investment if it is to continue to prosper and reach its full potential, writes Cllr Michael Cahill, the Deputy Mayor of Kerry and Cathaoirleach of… Continue Reading

‘It is the only acute hospital in our county and people are genuinely concerned’

OPINION: The current crisis at University Hospital Kerry will escalate throughout the winter unless immediate action is taken to alleviate overcrowding, restore elective surgeries, provide more facilities and give concerned patients the care and services they need, writes Kerry Sinn Fein TD Pa Daly who said promised improvements have not been delivered I AM contacted… Continue Reading

It is now time for good men and women to stand up and do something

OPINION: The appalling plight of Christians in Nigeria, where more than 4,500 people are believed to have been slain, has been highlighted by Killarney Municipal District Council member Cllr John O’Donoghue who wants Ireland to urge the UN to take action. This is his view: I HAVE proposed that Ireland calls on the United Nations… Continue Reading

Floods, fires, extreme weather… enough of that

OPINION: Kerry people have a real grá for their natural environment but they need the support of all organisations, both state and private, to ensure it remains the beautiful county we all know it is, writes Green Party Kerry Chairperson Anluan Dunne  THE UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has published its sixth assessment report… Continue Reading