Category Archives: Politics

‘The link between the chamber and the council is a very unsteady one’

COUNCILLORS in Killarney appear intent on flexing their collective muscle in their dealings with the town’s business representatives by sending out a clear message that the office of mayor of the town must take precedence at all times. Commenting on the council’s regular dealings with Killarney Chamber of Tourism and Commerce, Cllr Michael Gleeson insisted:… Continue Reading

Problems in estate back in the spotlight

THE long delay in installing CCTV cameras in the Ballyspillane estate in Killarney in unacceptable given the serious anti-social problems that arise there on a regular basis, a meeting of Killarney Municipal District Council has been told. An application for funding for three CCTV schemes in the town – including Ballyspillane – has been submitted… Continue Reading

Councillors want to sit in on meetings with business body

ANY meetings between senior management of the Killarney Municipal District Council and representatives of the town’s business community should also be attended by councillors elected by the people to represent them, one councillor has insisted. Cllr Maura Healy-Rae has asked management to ensure that, in future, councillors are in attendance at future meetings between Kerry… Continue Reading