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With the general election coming up, you can imagine that the candidates and parties would like to know what political leanings the people of Kerry have. Through social media, you could potentially be giving candidates and political parties all they need to know about you. How are some social media users goinging out of their way to give this...
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....
Kerry County Council’s Machinery Yard spent €4.1 million last year (2018).Kerry County Council revealed the total costs for their Machinery Yard over the past five years in a number of categories, including wages, maintenance costs, overheads and fuel costs.Eamonn Hickson has been looking through the figures. Give me an overview of costs for 2018?€2.47 million was spent on staff...
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...
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...

Healy-Raes say they’ve concerns over Sinn Féin’s financial proposals

Kerry's two independent TDs, the Healy-Rae brothers, met with Sinn Féin today about possibly entering government.Deputy Michael Healy-Rae says it was a useful and...

Assessments completed on over 800 Local Improvement Scheme applications

Kerry County Council has completed assessments on the over 800 applications for funding under the Local Improvement Scheme.The programme allows councils to carry out...

Landmark Milltown bakery to close with the loss of ten jobs

A landmark bakery in Milltown is to close with the loss of ten jobs.Larkin's Bakery, which has been operating in the town for about...

Medical Matters | Rheumatology – February 19th, 2020

This week on Medical Matters, we are joined by Dr Eamon Shanahan and consultant Rheumatologist from the Bons Dr Peter Browne.

How Teachers Can Shape Our Lives – February 19th, 2020

Aisling asks the question this afternoon about how teachers of our youth can help shape our lives. She spoke to retired Killarney teacher Lily...

A Problem Shared – February 19th, 2020

Every Wednesday, Tony and Val offer their perspective on listeners’ problems.