Category Archives: Politics

Ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes sought

MEP Seán Kelly wants Russian and Belarusian athletes named from competing in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. He said while the Russian regime continues to commit war crimes and intentionally attack civilians, allowing their athletes to compete in the games is unthinkable and should not be allowed. “I am calling on all EU leaders… Continue Reading

TD wants vacant houses in Kerry allocated

Despite the unprecedented housing crisis, there have been 171 council properties in Kerry vacant for between two and four years with 33 vacant houses in Killarney alone and three in Gneeveguilla, Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae told the Dáil. Speaking during a debate on the ring-fencing of council development levies, he said there is a great… Continue Reading

€2.35m approved for walking and cycle paths

Funding of €2.35 million has been rubber-stamped for walking and cycling infrastructure projects in Killarney and other parts of Kerry. Confirming details to, Kerry Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin said 27 projects in the county – including safe routes to school,loal transport plans and pathfinder schemes – have been included under the Active Travel… Continue Reading

Fine Gael must identify possible seat winners

On a day Taoiseach Leo Varadkar described Brendan Griffin as “a brilliant representative for Kerry”, the Fine Gael organisation in the constituency started its preparations to regroup to identify possible candidates to replace the former junior minister on the party ticket for the next general election. Deputy Griffin’s decision to make his retirement announcement early… Continue Reading