A Glenbeigh Councillor has been elected as the new chairperson of the South Kerry Development Partnership.
Fianna Fáil’s Michael Cahill was appointed for a three-year term at a recent board meeting.
Cllr. Cahill first became a member of Kerry County Council in January 1990 and also served as chairman of the council as well as the former Southern Health Board.
It is the first time a local authority representative has been elected chairperson in the history of SKDP.
He will now work with other members of the rural development group to enhance facilities and amenities in the region.