Press Releases 2009

25 November 2009 - Iveragh Park Estate wins Pride of Place Award
Iveragh Park Housing Estate, Killorglin was the toast of Kerry last weekend, when they captured a top award at the Pride of Place Awards in Newcastle, Co. Down.

05 November 2009 - Dave Fanning to MC Award Ceremony at Kerry Film Festival

24 June 2009 - Kingdom on Target to Win Recycling Double
Kerry in running to scoop European Recycling Platform (ERP) recycling crown

02 June 2009 - Kerry Local Authorities launch 2009 Local Elections website

02 April 2009 - Kerry Continues to Break Recycling Records

23 September 2009 - Tralee Bypass receives CPO approval
The Compulsory Purchase Order and Environmental Impact Statement for the Tralee Bypass was confirmed by An Bord Pleanala in September

25 August 2009 - American Ambassador visits Kerry County Council
The American Ambassador to Ireland, Dan Rooney, paid an official visit to the offices of Kerry County Council at Áras an Chontae, Tralee, where he met with Council officials and elected members.

25 October 2009 - Ballyseedy Wood scoops National Award
Ballyseedy Wood made it a first for a Local Authority when it captured the Kerry County Council a prestigious RDS 2009 Bio-Diverse Forestry Woodlands award for Ballyseedy Wood.

21 October 2009 - Kerry County Council honours Kerry Team
Kerry County Council held a civic reception in Áras an Chontae on October 21 to honour the Kerry All-Ireland winning team.

24 September 2009 - President McAleese officially opens Valentia Island Playground
President Mary McAleese visited Valentia Island to officially open the Cracow Community Park & Playground in Knightstown.

23 November 2009 - Iveragh Park wins Pride of Place Award
Iveragh Park Estate in Killorglin was the pride of the county when it captured the Best Estate Award in the Pride of Place Awards in County Down on Saturday

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