22 quarries in Kerry served with Enforcement Notices

22 quarries in Kerry have been served with Enforcement Notices, which in some cases required closure.This followed a review of all quarrying operations in the county carried out by Kerry County Council after significant changes to the laws governing such operations.

Legal proceedings under planning legislation have been initiated in relation to seven sites.

11 files have been closed and the remainder are subject to continued monitoring for compliance with the Enforcement Notice served.