« BackRates paid in Killarney Municipal District last year topped €10 million

Donal Grady 1Rates collected in the Killarney Municipal District topped ten million euro last year.

Figures revealed at a recent meeting of the council show €10.1 million were paid by rate payers in 2015.

This figure included Local Property Tax, and represents approximately 25% of the €41 million in rates collected county-wide.

Killarney Councillor Donal Grady sought a breakdown of how rates collected in the Killarney Municipal District were spent.

In response, Kerry County Council said it was not possible to isolate expenditure from municipal districts as rates and other income streams are utilised to part-fund a wide range of functions and services.