A row has erupted about the commemoration, led by former mayor of Kerry Cllr Toiréasa Ferris, daughter of Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris, who was jailed for his role in the smuggling. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin has warned it will push to erect a monument to the IRA’s foiled Marita Ann gun-smuggling operation if Kerry County Council backs a commemora(...)

Defeated candidate and Former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely took a case against Kerry County Council (above). Photograph: Facebook

A date has been set for a new count of almost 15,000 votes cast in the May 2014 Listowel municipal area local elections. It is the first time in th(...)

Supt Flor Murphy  said gardaí were following a definite line of inquiry after a young Chinese kitchen worker had  boiling oil  thrown at her. File photograph: The Irish Times

A young Chinese kitchen worker is being treated at the specialist burns unit at Cork University Hospital after boiling oil was thrown at her on Christ(...)

A man who made “a holy show of himself” while drunk in the middle of a Co Kerry village has been fined €100. Kenmare District Court was told Padraig (...)

Gardaí suspect a fire in the sitting room was the cause of his death. Photograph: Fire Ireland

A man in his 40s has died in his home near Glenbeigh on the Ring of Kerry on Thursday. The man, named locally as Brian Looney, in his early 40s was fo(...)

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(...)

 John O’Leary entering Leinster house in 1967. File photograph: Jimmy McCormack/The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry South and minister of state John O’Leary has died aged 82. He represented Kerry South from 1966 to 1997, holding the r(...)

Days before the end of filming on the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise on nearby Skellig Michael (above) in Co Kerry, the producers contacted Valentia Lifeboat crew and said they wanted to make a donation. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The producers of Star Wars have made a €10,000 donation to the Valentia Lifeboat based in Co Kerry . Days before the end of filming on the latest ins(...)

Former bishop of Kerry Bill Murphy (above) was assaulted by a drunken passenger on a train last month.  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Former bishop of Kerry Bill Murphy (79) was assaulted by a drunken passenger on the Killarney-Dublin train last month in an incident related to a perc(...)

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(...)