Category Archives: Politics

Culloty backlash to Martin’s stance

A KILLARNEY Fianna Fail councillor has said he is “very disappointed” with his party leader’s stance in the abortion debate. Cllr John Joe Culloty was not happy when Micheál Martin told the Dáil that he was in favour of removing the Eighth Amendment, allowing unrestricted terminations up to 12 weeks into pregnancy, in keeping with… Continue Reading

Martin: ‘For Ireland, there is no good Brexit’

THERE are many lessons to be drawn from the Brexit negotiations to date and one of the most important is the need to replace negotiation through the media with close and substantive discussions, Fianna Fail leader, Micheál Martin, told the Killarney Economic Conference at the weekend. He said the issues involved in the Brexit negotiations… Continue Reading

Political history is made in Killarney

THE first ever visit of Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster to Kerry was hailed as a very important and symbolic gesture by those in attendance at the inaugural Killarney Economic Conference in The Brehon Hotel at the weekend. Delegates afforded the former First Minister a very warm welcome and she, in turn, remarked: “It… Continue Reading