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Killarney Town Council 2014 Budget

Killarney Town Council 2014 Budget

The Killarney Town Council budget for 2014 can be viewed by clicking the link below. Click Here for the 2014 Budget (For the Financial year ending 31st December 2014)

SKY GAA Deal

SKY GAA Deal

In 2000 the following motion was raised by Donal Grady, the late Michael Courtney & Sean O’Grady at the Killarney Town Council meeting as it was our view that the… Read more »

Mondelez to invest €3.6m in Cadbury Rathmore plant.

Mondelez to invest €3.6m in Cadbury Rathmore plant.

I welcome the recent announcement by Mondelez to invest €3.6 million in its Cadbury Chocolate crumb manufacturing plant in Rathmore.  The company plans to install a new milk evaporator and… Read more »

Post Office Closures – The Rural Demise

Post Office Closures – The Rural Demise

If the Department of Social Protection forge ahead with plans to implement the electronic issuing of social welfare payments it will be another serious blow inflicted on rural society and… Read more »

Video: Labour Admits to Breaking Election Promises

Video: Labour Admits to Breaking Election Promises

Came across this Youtube clip from 2012 of a Government Minister actually telling the truth.  “Rabbitte Caught in the Headlights”    

Supplement Closing Date for Register of Electors – 26th April 2014

Supplement Closing Date for Register of Electors – 26th April 2014

Register of Electors Check the Register of Electors <<Click Here>> Important Dates: European & Local elections – 23 May 2014. Supplement closing date – 6 May. Postal and Special Supplement… Read more »

Government Education Cuts

Government Education Cuts

Since the start of the recession Fianna Fail, Labour & Fine Gael have implemented cuts on all sectors including Education. Despite election promises to burn the bond holders & to renegotiate… Read more »

Motions Raised March 2014

Motions Raised March 2014

Cllr. D. Grady “That we Killarney Town Council would cut the dangerous branches on trees from Port Road back as far as the Castlerosse Hotel as the owners of land… Read more »

Motions Raised February 2014

Motions Raised February 2014

Cllr. D. Grady “That we Killarney Town Council would write to the relevant authorities to place local building contractors from this county on tender list for building works within this… Read more »

Killarney Downhill Mountain Bike Track Update

Killarney Downhill Mountain Bike Track Update

The development of a world class downhill mountain biking track & associated cross country trail in Glenflesk has been in the pipeline for a number of years. Through my involvement… Read more »

“The Promise & The Dream” – Song by Pat Moriarty

“The Promise & The Dream” – Song by Pat Moriarty

“The Promise & The Dream” by Pat Moriarty Thanks to Pat Moriarty for sending me his song “The Promise & The Dream”.  The lyrics very much reflects the frustration that… Read more »

Parking Charges at Kerry General Hospital

Parking Charges at Kerry General Hospital

Income from parking charges at Kerry General Hospital over the last four years generated over €2.5 million. To the end of November 2013, the revenue from parking at the hospital… Read more »

Killarney Town Council Budget 2014‏

Killarney Town Council Budget 2014‏

The Council unanimously adopted the Budget for the Financial Year 2014 as per attached Table A The Council determined the Annual Rate of Valuation for the year ending 31st December… Read more »

Irish Sugar Beet Revival

Irish Sugar Beet Revival

The decision to close Ireland’s last remaining sugar factory at Mallow was made in March 2006 as an outcome of reform to the EU sugar regime. It ended an 80… Read more »

IDA – Only 3 Visits to Kerry in 2012 & 2013

IDA – Only 3 Visits to Kerry in 2012 & 2013

IDA – Only 3 Visits to Kerry in 2012 & 2013 A report in the Examiner on the 18th Jan 2014 , slated the IDA for neglecting counties outside of… Read more »

Sports Capital Programme – Apply Now

Sports Capital Programme – Apply Now

The Sports Capital Programme aims to foster an integrated and planned approach to developing sports and physical recreation facilities throughout the country. In particular, its objectives are to: assist voluntary… Read more »

Motions Raised January 2014

Motions Raised January 2014

Cllr. D. Grady “That we Killarney Town Council would resurface St. Mary’s Terrace as it is in dreadful condition.” Cllr. D. Grady “That we Killarney Town Council would request the… Read more »

Campaigners plan to oppose HSE hospital statue proposal

Campaigners plan to oppose HSE hospital statue proposal

Campaigners plan to oppose HSE hospital statue proposal Monday, September 05, 2011 By Anne Lucey THE HSE has confirmed it is preparing an application to Killarney Town Council’s planning department… Read more »

About Me

About Me

I was born in Killarney, I spent my younger years between Killarney and Kilcummin so I have a good understanding of the both town and country life.  My schooling began… Read more »

Kerry County Council Retains 1KM Mast Ban

Kerry County Council Retains 1KM Mast Ban

It was repoted recently in the Examiner Newpaper that Kerry County Council have voted to retain the 1KM mast ban in the Draft County Developement Plan.  Mast locations tend to… Read more »

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