Category Archives: Politics

‘The figures are alarming and require urgent action’

People renting properties in Kerry are being flooded with notices to quit and the number is now growing at an exponential rate, causing all sorts of upset and hardship, a Kerry TD has highlighted. Deputy Pa Daly has urged Housing Minister, Darragh O’Brien, to take urgent action to address the crisis in the rental sector… Continue Reading

‘Every pay cheque brings anxiety for workers looking to make ends meet’

The government has been urged to act immediately on the healthcare bonus due to Kerry frontline workers. Kerry TD Pa Daly said the entire duration of the pandemic, healthcare workers made huge sacrifices to protect lives and ensure the health service staved off collapse. “Whether directly employed or contract staff, cleaners, carers or consultants, everyone… Continue Reading

‘We cannot just ignore that people need to make a living’

The deal reached for emissions reductions in agriculture must be accompanied by concrete measures to help farmers actually achieve it, Kerry-based MEP Seán Kelly has insisted. The Ireland South representative, who is lead author for the European Parliament’s industry and energy committee on sustainable carbon cycles, said there is a complete transformation required on how… Continue Reading

Ambassadors focus on Kerry’s history at lecture series

US Ambassador to Ireland, Claire Cronin and Canadian Ambassador Nancy Smyth were the VIP guests at an informative annual lecture series held at the Transatlantic Cable Station on Valentia Island. They delivered keynote speeches while others to address the event included Leonard Hobbs, Chair, Cable Station, and Canadian Ambassador to Ireland. The gathering also included… Continue Reading