The area where the wildfire broke out alongside Killarney National Park is home to nesting birds, deer and other wildlife. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

A fire which threatened forests in the Killarney National Park overnight was deliberately started, fire officials have said.Gardaí are investigating t(...)

The minke whale got stranded about 3km inland along the Roughty River near Kenmare. Photographs: Henk Offereins.

A group effort has helped to save a whale that beached in Co Kerry on Friday. The minke whale got stranded about 3km inland along the Roughty River ne(...)

Kenmare said on Tuesday it had agreed with its project lenders to extend the date for delivery of a budget for 2015 till the end of April

Irish titanium and zircon miner Kenmare Resources, which operates the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique, has announced yet another ex(...)

County council chairman John Brassil is based in the north of the constituency, while Norma Moriarty is based in the south. Photograph: David Sleator

Fianna Fáil is expected to add a second candidate to contest the new Kerry five- seat constituency, following the selection of county council chairman(...)

John O’Donoghue: his decision not to seek a Fianna Fáil nomination for the next general election clears the way for the  party to run two candidates. Photograph: David Sleator

Former ceann comhairle John O’Donoghue’s decision not to seek a Fianna Fáil nomination for the next general election has cleared the way for the party(...)

Photographer Naomi Gaffey with her sister Corina, a stylist and freelance fashion professional at Bond Street Studios. Photograph: Alan Betson

Corina and Naomi Gaffey Fashion stylist Corina and her older sister, Naomi, a freelance photographer, collaborate on editorials for magazines. (...)

Rabhach's Glen, Beara Peninsula Map: OSI Discovery Series, sheet 84. Start & finish: The end of a third(...)

Private John Nash is my great-uncle. His brother, Michael, is my late-maternal grandfather. My mother Bridget Nash Riordan is from Rossmore Island, Ta(...)

The ring of Kerry takes on a whole new meaning under the skilled hands of jeweller Paul Kelly (who is also a part-time mussel fisherman on the Bear(...)

Hand told gardaí he had been in the field on the night, 150m away from the ringfort, moving loose stones in a wheelbarrow, the court heard

Kerry county councillor and publican Danny Healy-Rae has been convicted of allowing people to consume alcohol “after hours” in his premises at Main St(...)