Press Releases 2011

07 October 2011 - New temporary home for Cahirciveen Library
From Friday, October 21st, Cahirciveen Library will have a new temporary home, operating out of a unit in the Gala Supermarket Complex on the Valentia Road for a three month period.

04 October 2011 - Mayor welcomes JRI America jobs announcement for Tralee
The Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Tim Buckley has welcomed the announcement by JRI America Inc of plans to establish a Software Development Operation in the Tralee.

02 August 2011 - Mayor launches Kerry Burial Records Website
Details of over 70,000 burial records in Kerry have been uploaded to a new website, which will greatly assist those in looking to trace their roots.

13 June 2011 - Get Your Wheels In Motion – Bike Week is just around the corner
Kerry is hosting its second National Bike Week and is looking to get every person in the county on their bike, at least ONCE during Bike Week.

13 June 2011 - Minister Deenihan opens Car Park and Access Footbridges to Carrauntouhill
Minister of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, officially opened Lisleibane Car Park and Two Access Footbridges to Carrauntuohill on Monday, 13th June 2011.

24 May 2011 - Mayor pays tribute to Padraig Kennelly
The Mayor of Kerry, Cllr Pat Leahy had paid tribute to the founder and publisher of Kerry's Eye newspaper, Padraig Kennelly, who passed away on Sunday.

11 May 2011 - Mayor welcomes €2.88m Roads funding under Jobs Initiative

03 February 2011 - Council to contact candidates over posters on road signs

05 May 2011 - Cúrsa Seirbhísí Gaeilge do Chustaiméirí ó Comhairle Contae Chiarraí

Severe Weather and Emergency Management for Winter 2011/12

The winter-ready website gives information on being prepared, providing practical advice for coping during episodes of severe weather, as well as giving contact details of organisations and agencies that can provide guidance and assistance. The website was prepared by the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning. Visit

Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

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