Programme Aim

To provide a maintenance and minor repair service to older people in the North Kerry area.

Service Provided

NEWKD/North Kerry Home Maintenance Service employs a maintenance team to provide a low cost Maintenance and Minor Repair service in the North Kerry area.

Our team of workers are:

  • Based in designated areas of North Kerry. This ensures that all workers are locally known and trusted by the community.
  • Trained in Manual Handling, First Aid, Health & Safety and Chemical & Outdoor Maintenance Training and are Trained First Responders also
  • Garda vetted
  • Friendly, trustworthy, reliable and offer a confidential service.
  • Informed of other services in the area to signpost clients when necessary

Who is eligible to receive our service?

The service is directed to those who are most in need within the communities

  • Older people living alone
  • Older people living with an older spouse
  • Older people living in poor housing conditions
  • Older people with disabilities or in poor-health
  • Older people living in isolated areas

How to access the service?

To access the service or find our more information on the service you can contact Ed O’Connor, Service Manager at North Kerry Home Maintenance Service or your local Active Retirement Group.


To find out more about the Service please contact the office:


Role Name Office Base Telephone Email
Manager Diana McCarthy Listowel 068 23429
Administrator Philomena O’Connor Listowel 068 23429