Huge crowds turned out at Rathmore railway station to welcome home the victorious Kerry senior and minor football teams yesterday evening. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh

“Country roads, take me home/ To the place I belong.” The voice may have been John Denver’s but the sentiment was surely felt by all of the 2,000 or s(...)

The late Dr Francis J O’Reilly (left) with archaeologist Peter Harbison in TCD in 1999. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The removal of Dr Francis J O’Reilly, former chancellor of Trinity College Dublin, will take place today. Dr O’Reilly, who died at his home in Rathmor(...)

Cannabis worth €160,000 has been seized in Co Kerry. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating the cultivation of cannabis in the Kerry area have seized cannabis plants with an estimated street value of up to €160,000. (...)