The Asthma Society said Ireland had the fourth highest prevalence of asthma worldwide. Photograph: Getty images

Air pollution levels in smaller towns not covered by the ban on smoky coal exceeds accepted EU limits, according to new research*.The level of particu(...)

Dermot Weld: Khalid Abdullah’s famous pink and green colours can secure feature race glory when Brooch takes the field in the Vincent O’Brien Ruby Stakes. Photograph: Donall Farmer

It’s Juddmonte day at York and it could prove something similar at the start of Killarney’s new €400,000 autumn racing festival where Khalid Abdullah(...)

“There’s been a huge change in the type of people coming,” says Kay Randles, owner of Dromhall Hotel, Killarney.

Kay Randles didn’t stick around to watch the demolition of the 58-bedroom hotel she’d opened with her husband, Neil, 35 years earlier. “I wasn’t there(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice has made two changes to his side. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin have made three changes for Sunday’s Division One match in Mullingar. Darragh Nelson comes in at corner back in place of Seán George, who wa(...)

Gardaí at Killarney are investigating the death of a man in a single-vehicle road crash this afternoon on the main Killarney to Cork Road. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man aged 67 died in a single-vehicle road crash this afternoon on the main Killarney to Cork Road.The driver, the sole occupant of the car, was pron(...)

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
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 Richard Bruton: “Liebherr is a good employer and a key facility in the Kerry region.”

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton has called on both sides in the Siptu dispute at the Liebherr Container Crane company in (...)

Myself and Galway’s Seán Ó Domhnaill exchange shirts after the drawn All-Ireland final in 2000. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

A friend of mine is halfway to a fortune after the hurling final. Whatever notion took him, he managed to back the double on both All-Ireland finals e(...)

A large crowd in Killarney await the start of last year’s Kerry versus Tyrone qualifier clash. “None of these Cork players have ever beaten Kerry there. This is no time to be giving them a taste of it.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Growing up in west Kerry, there was no better prospect than going up to Killarney to see Kerry play Cork. You knew it was the real start of the summer(...)

Donal Walsh (16) from Blennerville, Tralee, who is dying from cancer and who has asked his peers to think twice before taking their lives

A coroner yesterday made an emotional plea at the end of his court after all but one of the inquests into deaths in south Kerry were found to b(...)

Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney

Sixteen parties have expressed an interest in investing in the luxury five-star Muckross Park Hotel in Killarney run by businessman Bill Cullen(...)