South Kerry Greenway

Judicial reviews against South Kerry Greenway dismissed

Judicial reviews against South Kerry Greenway dismissed

The High Court has today (Monday, July 12) dismissed the judicial reviews brought against the South Kerry Greenway. The judicial...

July 12, 2021

South Kerry Greenway cases to be heard in High Court this week

South Kerry Greenway cases to be heard in High Court this week

The judicial review hearings in relation to the South Kerry Greenway are due to take place in the High Court...

June 22, 2021

South Kerry Greenway: ‘This was a lifeline. I still believe it will happen’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘This was a lifeline. I still believe it will happen’

When the news emerged this week that two legal challenges have been brought to the High Court in relation to...

January 14, 2021

Consultation remains the ‘best approach’ for greenway development – IFA

Consultation remains the ‘best approach’ for greenway development – IFA

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has said that consultation remains the “best approach” for developing greenway projects. It follows a...

November 12, 2020

Planning approval for controversial south Kerry greenway

Planning approval for controversial south Kerry greenway

An Bord Pleanála has given approval for a greenway from Reenard (near Caherciveen) to Glenbeigh in south Kerry with conditions...

November 12, 2020

Healy-Rae: Council should ‘go back to the farmers and do things properly’ with greenway

Healy-Rae: Council should ‘go back to the farmers and do things properly’ with greenway

The South Kerry Greenway saga has been provided with another date of what is hoped to be the conclusion –...

September 15, 2020

Farmers ‘deserve respect’ and should be informed on greenway decision

Farmers ‘deserve respect’ and should be informed on greenway decision

The more time that passes, the more frustration that is felt by the local community near the route of the...

August 8, 2020

‘You cannot have machinery crossing a greenway without accidents’

‘You cannot have machinery crossing a greenway without accidents’

Landowners along the route of the proposed South Kerry Greenway are “worried” about the dangers posed by machinery and general...

July 17, 2020

‘Climate of distrust’ between Kerry County Council and landowners

‘Climate of distrust’ between Kerry County Council and landowners

A “climate of distrust” has taken hold between Kerry County Council and landowners in the county over the issue of...

November 6, 2019

Kerry County Council CPOs are ‘divisive and heavy-handed’ – IFA

Kerry County Council CPOs are ‘divisive and heavy-handed’ – IFA

The use of compulsory purchase orders (CPO’s) on farms by Kerry County Council has been labelled as “divisive and heavy-handed”...

October 10, 2019

40 landowners raise concerns at hearing on South Kerry Greenway

40 landowners raise concerns at hearing on South Kerry Greenway

A hearing is currently ongoing in Co. Kerry regarding the proposed South Kerry Greenway project, with up to 40 landowners...

October 9, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: Agronomist appointed to deal with fallout

South Kerry Greenway: Agronomist appointed to deal with fallout

An agronomist has been appointed by Kerry County Council to deal with issues that have arisen between it and landowners...

July 19, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: ‘Any number of alternatives were offered by landowners’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘Any number of alternatives were offered by landowners’

It may well put an end to the South Kerry Greenway but the compulsory purchase order (CPO) notices that were...

July 11, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: ‘Talks have broken down between the council and the farmers’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘Talks have broken down between the council and the farmers’

Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) Kerry chairman, Pat O’Driscoll, has called for an agronomist to be put in place in an...

July 10, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There is a way forward despite what has happened’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There is a way forward despite what has happened’

The fallout from the South Kerry Greenway proposals must be addressed through consultation with farmers and landowners. These were the...

July 10, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There were attempts by the council to bully landowners’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There were attempts by the council to bully landowners’

130 farmers along the planned route for the South Kerry Greenway have been issued with compulsory purchase order (CPO) notices...

July 9, 2019

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There is nothing but annoyance and upset now’

South Kerry Greenway: ‘There is nothing but annoyance and upset now’

A local sheep and suckler farmer who ended up in court over the South Kerry Greenway says the development is...

July 9, 2019

Kerry farmers protest over ‘rigid approach’ to greenway project

Kerry farmers protest over ‘rigid approach’ to greenway project

Opposition against the use of Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) to secure lands for the South Kerry Greenway project rang loud...

July 24, 2018