Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance speaking to media. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government has announced details of a new capital investment plan for counties Cork and Kerry. Six Government ministers attended an ev(...)

Drivers are like “fish in a barrel” for speed cameras on a road in Co Kerry,  Killarney District Court was told.  File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A Kerry driver was caught speeding four times in a month on the same stretch of road between Killarney and Dingle, where drivers are like “fish in a b(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. RTÉ’s Prime Time contacted his office last Monday

The opening of a specialist unit at Cork University Hospital (CUH) for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) after a seven-month delay has been welcomed (...)

An 85-year-old woman has died in a house fire in Co Kerry.

The 85-year-old woman who died in a house fire in west Kerry on Saturday night has been named as Bridie Uí Chíobháin, a widow. The two storey house w(...)

Finalists in the Blas na hÉireann awards gather at Dingle harbour with their products. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Liam, Ronan and Fintan, the three brothers behind Quinlan’s Fish, have added the Blas na hÉireann supreme championship to their impressive haul of (...)

An Taisce had sought orders quashing a November 2014 decision of An Bord Pleanála granting approval for the scheme, proposed by Kerry County Council, to improve the road between Dingle and Annascaul and between Gortbreagoge and Camp Road.

An Taisce has lost its legal challenge to planning approval for a controversial €65 million road widening scheme on the N86 road between Tralee and Di(...)

The site of the N2 bypass bridge near Slane, Co Meath. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

At €6 billion, the surprise in the capital allocation for road building in the Government’s investment plan is not what is included, but what is left (...)

A Donegal fish factory  has had its permit suspended on the eve of the herring season. File photograph: Thinkstockphoto

Gardaí and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) are investigating weighing systems at a Donegal fish factory which has had its permit suspen(...)

Red Cliff House has had quite a history. Perched at the the water's edge on the Dingle Peninsula, it offers 180-degree views from Inch Beach round (...)

FIVE PREHISTORIC SITES IN BRITAIN   The recent discovery of a “superhenge” of nearly 100 standing stones near Stonehenge has left arch(...)