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A selection of items from Kerry Today will be made available here every day for you to listen back to. In association with KWD Recycling

The Council’s Got Can-Do Spirit Because No Other Agency Has – July 27th, 2017

That’s the claim made by Fianna Fail councillor, Michael O’Shea, who says the new development levies regime is the most pro-development, pro-enterprise scheme he’s...

Time to Speak up for the People who Get up Early – July 27th,...

On ‘Tonight with Vincent Browne’, Leo Varadkar discussed his comments about representing people who get up early. Fine Gael councillor Bobby O’Connell says his...

Judge Approves Casual Trading Bye-Laws for Kenmare – July 26th, 2017

Aisling O’Brien was in Killarney District Court this week for a case involving a  long-running dispute centring on casual trading in the town.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/AIS.mp3

Disagreement over Levies on Some Farm Buildings – July 26th, 2017

Agricultural levies of €4.10 per square metre on farm buildings over 250 square metres are to be introduced in Kerry. Councillors Seamus Cosaí Fitzgerald...

A Problem Shared – July 26th, 2017

Val and Tony join Jerry for this week’s edition which was broadcast on Facebook Live.  Tensions between in-laws continue to dominate listeners’ concerns.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/2017_07_25_prob.mp3

The Legal Lowdown – July 25th, 2017

On the last Tuesday of every month, solicitor and law lecturer, Miriam McGillycuddy deals with listeners’ queries. Questions this month relate to a person...

Should Carers of their Elderly Parents Get Paid Time Off Work? – July 25th,...

Karen Gearon, who’s area manager in Kerry for Family Carers Ireland, outlined people’s entitlements if they need to take time off work to mind...

Why I Wrote an Open Letter to the Minister – July 25th, 2017

Ina O’Dwyer from Cahersiveen wrote the letter to Disability Minister, Finian McGrath, after he said some families are “dumping” relatives in residential facilities. Ina’s...

What Now for Shannon LNG if Cork Project Goes Ahead? – July 24th, 2017

John Fox of the Tarbert Development Association is concerned by reports about plans for a liquefied nitrogen gas unit.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/2017_07_24_lng.mp3

Should You Donate Your Irish Water Refund to Charity? – July 24th, 2017

Treasa Murphy discussed the proposition with Kevin O’Connor, chair of Cumann Iosaef in Tralee, which helps older people in the town.http://media.radiokerry.ie/upload/radiokerry/audio/2017_07_24_irish.mp3

Kerry supporters meet their heroes at open day

This afternoon the green and gold flew high as the Kerry team met their supporters at Fitzgerald Stadium, where hundreds made their way from...

Castleisland councillor says there will be no full road closures due to roadworks in...

A Castleisland councillor says there will be no full road closures due to roadworks in the town.Independent councillor Charlie Farrelly says he’s been notified...

Department says prefabs a temporary measure for Kerry schools while building project applications are...

Prefabs are a temporary measure provided to Kerry schools while building project applications are pending.That’s according to the Department of Education, which has responded...

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CPR Helps Save Lives – August 16th, 2019

A player collapsed during a women’s football game involving Scartaglen and Inbhear Scéine Gaels this week. Melissa O’Callaghan from Scartaglen gave CPR to the...

Financial Pressures on Students and Their Families – August 16th, 2019

Anne told Jerry about her daughter’s experience. She’s completed her first year studying nursing in Cork. Paul Crowley heard Anne’s interview and contacted Jerry...

Understanding Islam – August 16th, 2019

Tomorrow the annual Islamic Cultural Exhibition will be held in the Brandon Hotel in Tralee. Dr Rizwan Khan of the Kerry Islamic Outreach Society...