An Taisce is seeking orders quashing a November 2014 decision of An Bord Pleanála granting approval for a road improvement scheme from Dingle (above) to Annascaul and from Gortbreagoge to Camp Road. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A challenge by An Taisce to planning approval for a controversial €65m road widening scheme on the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle is to be fast-tr(...)

A pensioner who suffered severe spinal injuries when he fell while crossing rocks on a Kerry beach was left waiting two hours for an ambulance, an inquest at the Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard

A pensioner who suffered severe spinal injuries when he fell while crossing rocks on a Kerry beach was left waiting two hours for an ambulance, an inq(...)

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice, with black ice reported in Co Roscommon and Sligo. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice. Conditions are especially poor in Co Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, and Roscommon, whe(...)

Fan Nóiméad, a Galway County Council public art commission, realised for the town of Headford

Patrick Connolly is skilled at building seacraft, rather than rainproof sculptures. However, the Inverin boatbuilder’s accidental encounter with arti(...)

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the crash between a minibus and a saloon car on the main Killarney to Tralee road in which fifteen people, including 11 children, were hospitalised on Monday. Photograph : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the collision between a mini-bus and a saloon car on the main Killarney to Tralee road in which fifteen (...)

Then minister of state for transport  Alan Kelly cycling on the old Glenbeigh to Caherciveen railway line last April after he launched the E4 million 26km greenway development for South Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Lands needed to complete a €4 million greenway cycle route high over the Ring of Kerry are to be acquired through compulsory purchase order because g(...)

Tralee District Court was told in 2008 a sample of water from a house had 43mg lead per litre of water when the permitted level was 25mg a liter

Action was only been undertaken to replace lead mains pipes in a large Tralee estate where lead in drinking water had been four times the accepted no(...)

 Mourners arrive in the rain to pay their respects to the late Jackie Healy-Rae in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry this afternoon. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of people gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae.From early afternoon, lo(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae: a “committed and passionate public servant”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Cross-party tributes have been paid to former Kerry South Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae, who has died aged 83.Mr Healy-Rae, who died in Kerry Genera(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae, who has died aged 83 , was a colourful and wily grassroots politician who achieved significant national influence as an Independent TD supporting minority Fianna Fail-led governments. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

Jackie Healy-Rae, who has died aged 83 , was a colourful and wily grassroots politician who achieved significant national influence as an Independent(...)