Ross Castle, on Lough Leane. Kerry County Council have erected warning signs about toxic algae on the lake. Photograph: ThinkStock Getty

The public has been warned not to drink from, fish or paddle in Lough Leane, the biggest of the Killarney lakes, after the emergence of algal scum a(...)

A visitor to Fenit in Co Kerry was attacked while swimming at sea by a gull. The attack happened about 70 metres off the shoreline and medical attention was needed. Photograph: ThinkStock

A swimmer has been attacked by a seagull in the sea at Fenit in Co Kerry. The attack happened on Tuesday last week around 70 metres off the shorelin(...)

The court said at least some of the issues raised had the potential to affect all elections. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A local election candidate who is disputing the result of the Listowel area local elections to Kerry County Council is to have his case heard by five(...)

A bend on  the N86 near Camp, Co Kerry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A challenge by An Taisce over planning approval for a controversial €65m road widening scheme on the N86 road between Tralee and Dingle has opened bef(...)

A decision on planning permission for a full mosque in Tralee, Co Kerry has been delayed pending confirmation on whether a call to prayer public address system is to be included in a 23 metre tall minaret attached to the building. Image: Thinkstock.

A decision on planning permission for a mosque in Tralee, Co Kerry has been delayed pending confirmation on whether a call to prayer public address sy(...)

Headline act: Duran Duran had been announced as being on the bill in Killarney

Killarney Festival of Music & Food is no longer taking place in Co Kerry this weekend. The event had been due to host 36,000 people – 18,000 a (...)

Passing the Jeanie Johnston during the 94th Liffey Swim – the ship was valued less than five months ago at €700,000, but costs €240,000 a year to run as a tourist attraction. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Jeanie Johnston replica Famine ship, which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is(...)

The number of existing active camera zones is 727 across the country’s roads and while 50 existing locations are being removed, some 370 new locations are being identified. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 300 new locations, the majority on local and regional roads, are to be targeted by mobile speed cameras, and local authorities have been ask(...)

The operation of “a jacuzzi” in a domestic garage on the Ring of Kerry did not need planning permission, An Bord Pleanála has ruled.

The operation of “a jacuzzi” in a domestic garage on the Ring of Kerry did not need planning permission, An Bord Pleanála has ruled.A garage or store (...)

Tens of thousands of householders may, unknowingly, be poisoning their families because of lead contamination in their drinking water. The number may (...)