Jerry O Grady is to step down as Chief Executive of Killarney 250 and the Chamber of Tourism and Commerce. In a statement Mr O Grady cites personal reasons for his decision to step down. He says he will continue to be involved in Killarney 250 projects as a committee volunteer and will be available to offer assistance to the new office holder. Mr O Grady will step down at the end of July. He says its now time for Killarney to actively acknowledge its heritage and history if it is to prosper as a community and as a visitor destination.
The artist and former TV host is seeking the support of Kerry County Council in his bid to contest the Presidential election. http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/kevinsharkey.mp3