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S.I. No. 51/2014 - County of Kerry Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts Order 2014.

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 7th February, 2014.

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 4 and 23 of the Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37 of 2001) and having regard to section 28 (1)(d) of the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (No. 1 of 2014) hereby orders as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the County of Kerry Local Electoral Areas and Municipal Districts Order 2014.

2. (1) The County of Kerry shall be divided into the local electoral areas which are named in the first column of the Schedule to this Order.

(2) Each such local electoral area shall consist of the area described in the second column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of such local electoral area.

(3) The number of members of Kerry County Council to be elected for each such local electoral area shall be the number set out in the third column of the Schedule to this Order opposite the name of that local electoral area.

3. Every reference in the Schedule to this Order to an electoral division shall be construed as referring to such electoral division as existing at the date of this Order and every reference to a former rural district shall be construed as a reference to that district as constituted immediately before the 1st day of October 1925.

4. The County of Kerry shall have the following municipal districts for the purposes of section 22A (inserted by the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (No. 1 of 2014)) of the Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37 of 2001):

(a) the Municipal District of Killarney consisting of the Local Electoral Area of Killarney;

(b) the Municipal District of Listowel consisting of the Local Electoral Area of Listowel;

(c) the Municipal District of South and West Kerry consisting of the Local Electoral Area of South and West Kerry;

(d) the Municipal District of Tralee consisting of the Local Electoral Area of Tralee.

5. The County of Kerry Local Electoral Areas Order 2008 ( S.I. No. 503 of 2008 ) is revoked.

Schedule

Name of Local Electoral Area

Description of Local Electoral Area

Number of Members to be elected for each Local Electoral Area

Killarney

The electoral divisions of Aghadoe, Aglish, Ballyhar, Brewsterfield, Carker, Castleisland, Clydagh, Coolies, Coom, Cordal, Currans, Derreen, Doocarrig, Flesk, Headfort, Kilbonane, Kilcummin, Kilfelim, Killarney Rural, Killarney Urban, Killeentierna, Knocknahoe, Lahard, Millbrook, Molahiffe, Muckross, Rathmore, Rockfield, Scartaglin.

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Listowel

The electoral divisions of Abbeydorney, Ardagh, Astee, Ballincloher, Ballyconry, Ballyduff (in the former Rural District of Listowel), Ballyegan (in the former Rural District of Listowel), Ballyheige, Ballyhorgan, Ballynorig, Beal, Carrig, Causeway, Cloontubbrid, Drommartin, Duagh, Ennismore, Gullane, Gunsborough, Kerryhead, Kilfeighny, Killahan, Killehenny, Killury, Kilmeany, Kiltomy, Leitrim, Lislaughtin, Lisselton, Listowel Rural, Listowel Urban, Lixnaw, Moynsha, Newtownsandes, Rathea, Shronowen, Tarbert, Tarmon, Trienearagh, Urlee.

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South and West Kerry

The electoral divisions of An Baile Breac, An Baile Dubh (in the former Rural District of Dingle), An Clochán, An Daingean, An Mhin Aird, An Sráidbhaile, An tImleach, Ardea, Baile an Sceilg, Ballinvoher, Ballynacourty, Banawn, Boolteens, Caher, Cappagh, Caragh, Castlecove, Castlegregory, Castlequin, Cathair Dónall, Cé Bhréanainn, Ceann Trá, Ceannúigh, Churchtown, Cill Chuáin, Cill Maoilchéadair, Cinn Aird, Cloon, Curraghbeg, Curraghmore, Dawros, Deelis, Doire Fhíonáin, Doire Ianna, Dromin, Dromore, Dún Chaoin, Dún Urlann, Dunloe, Glanbehy, Glanlee, Glanlough, Glanmore, Greenane, Inch, Kenmare, Kilgarrylander, Kilgarvan, Kilgobnet, Killinane, Killorglin, Kilnanare, Kiltallagh, Lack, Lickeen, Loch Luíoch, Loughbrin, Máistir Gaoithe, Márthain, Maum, Milltown, Na Beathacha, Na Gleannta, Portmagee, Reen, Sneem, Tahilla, Toghroinn Fhíonáin, Trian Iarthach, Valencia.

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Tralee

The electoral divisions of Arabela, Ardfert, Ballyegan (in the former Rural District of Tralee), Ballynahaglish, Ballyseedy, Banna, Baurtregaum, Blennerville, Brosna, Clogherbrien, Crinny, Doon, Gneeves, Kilflyn, Kilgobban, Kilmurry, Kilshenane, Knockglass, Knocknagashel, Lackabaun, Mount Eagle, Nohaval, OBrennan, Ratass, Tralee Rural, Tralee Urban, Tubrid.

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GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government,

31 January 2014.

PHIL HOGAN,

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation.)

The effect of this Order is to amend the division of County Kerry into local electoral areas, to fix the number of members of Kerry County Council to be elected for each such area and to determine the municipal districts for County Kerry.