A former consultant for the Rose of Tralee says that a plan for the future of the festival was started 10 years ago but was never implemented. Dermot Walsh says the festival had the same problems then and they still haven’t changed. He says the town never realized exactly the value of what they were getting from the festival and didn’t give enough back.
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