President Ronald Reagan and Ms Nancy Reagan during their visit to Ireland. President Reagan is drinking a pint of Guinness in the Ronald Reagan pub in Ballyporeen, Co Tipperary. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

It was a time when a Labour party in coalition with Fine Gael took a kicking in European elections, two cases involving the deaths of babies shook the(...)

CCTV still of Donnacha Ireland and Katie Mangan, who arrived at Heuston Station, Dublin, at 8.45pm on Monday

Gardaí have confirmed that two children who boarded a train to Dublin from Kerry on Sunday have been found safe and well in Dublin city. Searches bega(...)

Parkton Mews in Enniscorthy, which was on eof the estates inspected in 2014. Photograph: Housing Agency/Department of the Environment

Some 992 housing developments throughout the State remain unfinished, a reduction of almost two thirds on the 2010 figure of just under 3,000.Minister(...)

In Myles na gCopaleen’s wonderful parody of Gaeltacht autobiography, An Beál Bocht (The Poor Mouth), the narrator, Gaeilgeoir Bonaparte O’Coonassa, de(...)

Tommy Walsh’s AFL career with Sydney Swams was interrupted by injury. Photograph: Oliver McVeigh / SPORTSFILE

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has confirmed the return of Tommy Walsh to the Kerry fold. The Kerry manager says that Walsh will play with Kerry in the McGrath Cu(...)

Tralee District Court was told in 2008 a sample of water from a house had 43mg lead per litre of water when the permitted level was 25mg a liter

Action was only been undertaken to replace lead mains pipes in a large Tralee estate where lead in drinking water had been four times the accepted no(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney said he  faced his “most serious” council ever.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland has successfully resisted radical cuts in key whitefish quotas, following a deal brokered by Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney at the EU A(...)

Tom LyonsThe state body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre has withdrawn its appeal of a scathing judgement by Justice Max Barrett in th(...)

Curraghmore:  view to the north from the top of the Lack Road. Photograph: Tony Doherty
Go Walk: Curraghmore, Co Kerry
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  • December 14, 2014, 10:00

The two great ridge walks on the Macgillycuddy Reeks, ‘The Circuit of The Hag’s Glen’ and ‘The Coomloughra Horseshoe’, between them encompass all b(...)

The sexual attack happened between 5.30am and 8am when a man entered the isolated house several miles from Sneem where the woman lived alone. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Gardaí are questioning a 23-year-old man about the rape of a woman in her 70s in her home near Sneem in Co Kerry earlier this year.Detectives arrested(...)