Category Archives: Politics

Bruton to deliver keynote lecture

FORMER Taoiseach John Bruton will deliver the keynote lecture at this year’s Daniel O’Connell Summer School in south Kerry on Friday, August 25. The former Fine Gael leader, who was leader of the county from 1994-97, also served as EU Ambassador to the United States from 2004-2009. He is currently chair of the IFC as… Continue Reading

Honoured, humbled and privileged

BRENDAN Griffin said tonight he was “honoured, humbled and privileged” to be appointed Minister of State for Tourism and Sport by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. As revealed by earlier today, the Castlemaine politician was elevated to the high ranks with specific responsibility for two departments that are very important in Kerry. A delighted Minister Griffin… Continue Reading

Brendan’s voyage to the top

BRENDAN Griffin travelled to Dublin early this morning as a TD representing the constituency of Kerry but he returns home tonight as a high-profile and influential junior minister with specific responsibility for tourism and sport – two very important matters in the Kingdom. The Castlemaine politician, who very publicly supported and campaigned for Leo Varadkar… Continue Reading