Jackie Healy-Rae’s remains receive a round of applause from hundreds of mourners as they are carried into his pub in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, on Saturday evening. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, last night for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae. From(...)

Kerry County Council hears that  during the boom,  17,600 houses were built between 2002 and 2007 and, of these, 7,600 were one-off houses in the countryside.

No more permission will be given for holiday homes in the Kerry countryside, a planning meeting has been told. The director of planning at Kerry Coun(...)

The new chair of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Brassil, FF, a pharmacist and engineer from Ballyheigue - a married man with three children - has already declared his interest in running in the next general election for Fianna Fáil.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil councillor has been elected to the chair of Kerry County Council with support from Fine Gael in a historic election signalling the end o(...)

Johnny Healy-Rae had a surplus of 1,415 votes in South and West Kerry.

Nothing could dwarf the performance of Independent father and son duo Danny and Johnny Healy-Rae in Killarney and South and West Kerry. Danny at the s(...)

Twenty-five small to medium subcontractors are owed substantial money by construction giant BAM for work on the Tralee bypass.

Twenty-five small to medium subcontractors are owed substantial money by construction giant BAM for work on the Tralee bypass, one of the few major(...)