Category Archives: Politics

‘I won’t be tied up in knots by any political party’

DANNY Healy-Rae has emphatically rejected reports that he is considering joining a new political party or an alliance of TDs in Dáil Éireann. There has been intense media speculation that Tipperary TD, Mattie McGrath, and Cork South West TD, Michael Collins, were considering forming a new alliance to highlight rural issues and to get the… Continue Reading

Rae linked to new political alliance

DANNY Healy-Rae is being linked to a new political party or alliance that a number of Independent TDs are considering establishing. Reports suggest that the new political or alliance is being planned to highlight rural issues and to get the anti-abortion message across. It is understood that outspoken Tipperary TD, Mattie McGrath, and Cork South… Continue Reading

Taoiseach told charity begins at home

A KERRY politician has questioned why Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, wore an Irish themed poppy in the Dáil on Tuesday, claiming that money raised from sales will go to former British Army personnel who fought in Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland. Senator Mark Daly said there are more deserving Irish charities worthy of support and he… Continue Reading

Killarney FF rounds on Ross

THE Fianna Fail organisation in Killarney has moved an emphatic vote of no confidence in Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister, Shane Ross, with party members claiming he has lost control of his brief. At a meeting of the Killarney Comhairle Dáil Ceantair, on Monday night, members voted unanimously in favour of the no confidence motion… Continue Reading

‘This situation is not tolerable and it cannot be allowed to continue’

THE Mayor of Killarney is spearheading a new campaign to put pressure on the government to address major safety issues at the notorious traffic blackspot linking the Killarney bypass road with Lewis Road. Cllr Niall Kelleher has commenced an online petition seeking signatures of support which he intends to hand-deliver to Transport Minister, Shane Ross,… Continue Reading