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The oral hearing into the proposed South Kerry Greenway began in Tralee on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019. Kerry County Council decided to acquire the lands needed by compulsory purchase order, following failure to secure agreement over the years with some landowners along the 32-kilometre route from Glenbeigh to Renard. Over 100 people attended the opening day of the oral...
Over the past couple of years, social media sites have come under scrutiny over how much data they collect on their users, and how they re-purpose that information, primarily for advertising.But what, really, does the likes of Facebook actually know about you, and how can such info be used to, potentially, influence your thinking and consideration? Is that even...
Something we’ve heard a number of times here in Radio Kerry in relation to planning applications is that some objections and appeals come from parties who purport to be someone else.   This issue was mentioned in particular after planning permission was granted for a South Kerry hotel, a decision which was appealed – successfully – to An Bord Pleanála....
From 30th June 2019, the Central Credit Register is taking credit information on hire purchase, PCPs and similar type of finance for loans of €500 or more. In response to a query from Radio Kerry, the Central Bank says the CCR is also obliged to request a borrower’s credit report when considering these types of loans if the amount is...

Kerry County Councillor given suspended sentence for assault

A Kerry County Councillor has received a suspended prison sentence for assault.Cllr Jackie Healy-Rae and his brother Kevin of Sandymount, Kilgarvan, who are sons...

Orange wind warning for Kerry on Sunday

Met Eireann has issued weather warnings for the entire country as Storm Atiyah heads our way.A status orange wind warning for Kerry, Donegal, Galway,...

MEP says proposed Shannon LNG terminal is too environmentally damaging

An Ireland South MEP says the proposed Shannon LNG terminal in north Kerry is pure madness and too environmentally damaging.Mick Wallace yesterday published an...

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The Ambulance Heroes in our Sky – December 5th, 2019

Jerry brings you an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what goes on at the base of Ireland’s first charity air ambulance, the Irish Community Rapid...

Limiting Use of Free Travel Pass – December 5th, 2019

The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Niall Kelleher claims that free travel for those who are eligible is being eroded and limited by...

Dara Murphy Wrong to Claim TD Expenses says Former FG Politician – December 5th,...

Fine Gael TD Dara Murphy has been criticised for claiming Dáil attendance expenses while working in Brussels. Former Fine Gael Kerry County Councillor Pat...