Category Archives: Politics

United Ireland is closer than ever

THE prospect of a united Ireland is closer than it has ever been but it’s not inevitable, the high-profile Killarney Economic Conference heard this Friday. Former First Minister in the Welsh Assembly, Carwyn Jones, addressed the issue during the course of an engaging event in the Brehon Hotel where Brexit, the future of Northern Ireland… Continue Reading

Gleeson decides to keep it local

THE Mayor of Killarney has opted not to contest the February 8 general election but he admitted that he almost had a change of heart after initially saying he would not be a candidate. Following a meeting of his Kerry Independent Alliance Party last week, Cllr Michael Gleeson said a decision had been taken not… Continue Reading