Category Archives: Politics

‘There was no wrongdoing. The vote was carried out quite properly’

FIANNA Fail in Kerry has rejected a claim by veteran councillor Michael Cahill that the party apologised for excluding him from serving a term as Mayor of Kerry over the next five years. The Rossbeigh councillor complained he had been shafted because he wasn’t one of those nominated to hold the chains of office arising… Continue Reading

Dan’s the man for the chain

THE chain gang is now complete. The inaugural annual meetings of the new-look Kenmare and Listowel Municipal Districts were held today and the election of Cathaoirligh and Leas-Cathaoirligh topped the agenda. That completes the schedule of municipal district annual meetings for 2019 and all councillors will now focus on the duties they have been elected… Continue Reading

Are you right there Michael? The chain is yours

VETERAN politician Michael Gleeson is the new Mayor of Killarney. He was elected at a meeting of Kerry County Council in Áras an Chontae, Tralee this Friday. As revealed by on June 3, the Kerry Independent Alliance councillor was chosen to be the first member of the newly-elected Killarney Municipal District Council to receive… Continue Reading

Sort out your own problems

A COMPLAINT by veteran Kerry Fianna Fail councillor Michael Cahill that he was shafted by his colleagues when they decided who would be Mayor of Kerry will not be acted on by party headquarters, can reveal. Cllr Cahill had said he had raised the issue with Fianna Fail General Secretary, Sean Dorgan, and he… Continue Reading