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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...

14 more COVID-19 deaths in Ireland; two new cases in Kerry

There are two new cases of coronavirus in Kerry, bringing the total to 68.That's according to the latest figures from the Health Protection Surveillance...

Lucky Kerry store sells third Lotto winning ticket in 12 months

A winning €500,000 EuroMillions ticket has been sold in Kerry.It was sold in Sheahan’s Centra store in Glenbeigh last night.It is the second time the...

Claim drivers travelling faster on Kerry roads since restrictions came into effect

It’s claimed drivers are travelling faster on Kerry roads since government restrictions came into effect.The Kerry Cycling Campaign says the dramatic reduction in traffic...

20 20 Kerry | Episode 1: Tricorn Hat

In 20 20 the curator of Kerry County Museum Helen O’Carroll takes listeners behind the scenes of the museum into the purpose built store...

PODCAST: That’s Jazz – March 25th, 2020

That’s Jazz this week is the last one for the moment, with everything from Melly (George) to Miles, new releases featuring Oscar Peterson and...

Appeal to motorists to slow down – April 1st, 2020

Now that the roads are quiet, too many motorists are driving too fast in urban areas – which is highly dangerous. Given all the...