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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Kerry County Council

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# Tralee
Burst water main impacts supply for thousands in Kerry
Disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning.
# Kerry
Watchdog criticises plans to rezone land prone to flooding in several towns on Dingle peninsula
It also expressed concern that the council had failed to carry out proper flood risk assessment of other proposed rezoning of sites.
# colourful language
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.
# graveyard squash
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.
# Homeless
Wheelchair user found sleeping rough on beach in Kerry
He is now staying in emergency accommodation.
# total recount
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.
# noise concerns
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.
# On Yer Bike
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.
# secularism
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.
# Funding
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.
# make it stop
This is the catchiest song about a Healy-Rae's election campaign you'll hear today
No really. It is.
# mad hatters
Kerry Co Co Workers in Mad Hats Pic of the Day
Keeping cool the Kerry way.
# limits
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.
# Art
New sculpture to be unveiled in Dingle
The public art commission was created by local artist Joe Neeson.
# Marriage equality
Kerry County Council backs same-sex marriage
The move has been welcomed by rights groups across the country.
# Kerry County Council
Kerry County Council to vote on same-sex marriage
The vote will be taken on Monday afternoon.
# rural ireland
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.
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.
# rural ireland
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.”
# rural ireland
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.
# Race for the Áras
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.