Mary Keane: died on Saturday following a short illness

The funeral has taken place in Listowel of Mary Keane, the widow of the late playwright John B Keane. Ms Keane, who was born Mary O’Connor, died on S(...)

Gardaí in Killarney were called to the scene of an alleged assault in a wooded area of Knockreer, just off the public path past a popular coffee shop opposite St Mary’s Cathedral, in what is a much frequented area of Killarney National Park.

Anne Lucey Gardaí in Killarney have confirmed they are investigating an alleged assault on a young girl in the demesne area of Killarney National Park(...)

This year gardaí in Killarney had a clampdown to try to prevent incidents,  including broad blocks and cordoning off  car parks and other open spaces. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

More than a dozen public order offences have been committed, several vehicles confiscated and three men are in custody on charges of dangerous driving(...)

Arrested on his release and taken to Listowel Garda station, Michael Coffey admitted to a year-long series of offences involving criminal damage, burglary and theft throughout Kerry - most of which had been unsolved by gardaí. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man who had a previous conviction for breaking into the home of an archbishop in Kerry was last year found by gardaí while undergoing an epilepsy se(...)

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(...)

 Former ceann comhairle and TD for Kerry South John O’Donoghue will not seek nomination to run for Fianna Fáil in the next election. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times/File photo

The former ceann comhairle and TD for Kerry South, John O’Donoghue, will not be seeking the nomination to run for Fianna Fáil in the next general elec(...)

Above the clouds near  the summit of Carrauntoohil, MacGillicuddy’s Reeks, Co Kerry. Photograph: Mick Crowley

Three people have been rescued from close to the top of Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain.Kerry Mountain Rescue have issued a warning to climb(...)

ESB workers in Drumcliffe, Co Sligo continue to restore power after Storm Rachel.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The clean-up in the wake of Storm Rachel, which claimed one life and left thousands of homes and businesses without power, continues this morning.Met (...)

The cross on the summit of Carrauntoohil - cut down over a week ago - was replaced by a group of volunteers early on Saturday morning. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

A steel cross chopped down from the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, in Co Kerry, has been re-erected.A group of climbers left to (...)

It is feared further collapse of the green area of the estate, which includes a creche, is likely. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus LTD.

A large part of the green area in a private housing estate in Castleisland town, in Co Kerry, was cordoned off after a sinkhole appeared early yesterd(...)