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# kerry-county-council - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Kerry councillor apologises to colleague for telling her to 'dye your hair blonde' in order to be noticed

The exchange came during yesterday’s meeting of Kerry’s 33-member county council.

# kerry-county-council - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Kerry graveyard 'so full a husband and wife can't be buried together', councillor claims

Councillor Maura Healy Rae claims that Aghadoe cemetery in Killarney no longer has sufficient space to cater for the local community.

# kerry-county-council - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry

He is now staying in emergency accommodation.

# kerry-county-council - Thursday 17 December, 2015

This man's Supreme Court win could have big consequences for future elections

The Supreme Court has ordered a total recount of local election votes in the Listowel area.

# kerry-county-council - Friday 17 July, 2015

People in Kerry are worried about plans for a public call to prayer at a Tralee mosque

An anti-Muslim group is protesting the plans.

# kerry-county-council - Monday 29 December, 2014

You'll soon be able to cycle along the Ring of Kerry, but some farmers aren't happy

The 26 kilometre route runs close to the back of some landowners homes, intruding on their farmland.

# kerry-county-council - Friday 6 June, 2014

Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law Secularism This post contains a poll

Crucifix erected in Kerry Council raises questions about equality law

The idea for the crucifix was proposed Fianna Fáil Councillor John Joe Culloty who put down the motion at an April meeting.

# kerry-county-council - Monday 2 June, 2014

How does your local council spend its money?

A new website gives a breakdown of how much each local authority in Ireland gets and where the money goes.

# kerry-county-council - Monday 28 April, 2014

# kerry-county-council - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Kerry Co Co Workers in Mad Hats Pic of the Day

Keeping cool the Kerry way.

# kerry-county-council - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

German TV station airs Healy Rae drink-drive segment

Around 2 million viewers tuned in to watch a report that featured uileann pipes, ballad singing and countless pints of Guinness.

# kerry-county-council - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

New sculpture to be unveiled in Dingle Art This post contains images

New sculpture to be unveiled in Dingle

The public art commission was created by local artist Joe Neeson.

# kerry-county-council - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Kerry County Council backs same-sex marriage

The move has been welcomed by rights groups across the country.

# kerry-county-council - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Kerry County Council to vote on same-sex marriage

The vote will be taken on Monday afternoon.

# kerry-county-council - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Council sends letter to Minister calling for drink-driving limit to be relaxed

Kerry County Council has confirmed that it has sent a letter to Alan Shatter on foot of the controversial motion passed by the council last week.

# kerry-county-council - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Column: Healy-Rae’s drink-driving vote is insulting to people who’ve lost loved ones

Kerry Counsellor Danny Healy-Rae should have had to look into the eyes a bereaved family member before he tabled his drink driving proposal, writes Christina Donnelly, whose son was killed by a drunk driver in 2009.

# kerry-county-council - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Government dismisses Healy-Rae's bid to relax drink-driving limit in rural areas

Responding to the Department of Transport’s dismissal of his idea, Kerry county councillor Danny Healy-Rae told “We’ll see about that.”

# kerry-county-council - Monday 21 January, 2013

Kerry councillors back plan to allow drink-driving 'in moderation'

Councillor Danny Healy-Rae, who put forward the motion, told that it would help people who are isolated and can’t leave their homes to go to the pub anymore.

# kerry-county-council - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Mary Davis races ahead in battle for Presidential support

The Special Olympics organiser has now won the backing of six county councils after securing two more yesterday.

# kerry-county-council - Monday 7 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: An agreement on a new government, a potential visit from Pope Benedict, and the return of the dreaded snow…