Independent TDs Danny Healy-Rae and Michael Collins:  “I believe that God above is in charge of the weather,” said Danny in response to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Would you look at the time? Ten weeks already, and not a government in the House washed. Although after much huffing and puffing, sources close to s(...)

Michael and Danny Healy-Rae: different stances on support for a minority Fine Gael government. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Healy-Rae brothers are taking different stances on support for a minority Fine Gael government. Newly-elected TD, Danny Healy-Rae says he will no(...)

Commemoration ceremony for Con Keating, Daniel Sheehan and Charlie Monahan who drowned when the car they were in went off the pier at Ballykissane pier outside Killorglin on Good Friday night 1916. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Three Irish Volunteers who were the first three fatalities of the Easter Rising were commemorated in Co Kerry on Thursday morning. Con Keating, Dani(...)

People out walking in Wicklow with Lough Dan in the background.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A court award of €40,000 for a woman who fell on a rotting boardwalk while walking on the Wicklow Way would have “disastrous” consequences for Kerry, (...)

 Matt LeBlanc driving a new Rolls-Royce Dawn in Kerry for the new series of Top Gear. Photograph: BBC/PA Wire

A habitually late Chris Evans rolled onto the An Ghaeltacht pitch in west Kerry on the edge of the Atlantic just before lunch on Saturday to film for (...)

Maura Healy-Rae has been co-opted to take the council seat of her father Danny (centre) and join her brother Johnny (left) on Kerry County Council. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

The eldest daughter of Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has been co-opted on to Kerry County Council to fill the seat he vacated when elected to the Dái(...)

Danny and Michael Healy-Rae: Having built roads in south Kerry, voters will now expect the Healy Raes to repeat the trick in the north of the county. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The Healy-Raes, like the conquering Romans, know the value of a road. The R569 that sweeps majestically from Loo bridge, on the main Cork-Killarney ro(...)

Michael Healy-Rae (wearing cap) and his brother Danny (being lifted) celebrate their election victory in the Killarney count centre in Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

There is talk in Kilgarvan that a marquee will be erected for the days of celebrations that will follow the historic victories of Michael and Danny H(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said on Friday the money from the severe weather fund would ensure local and regional roads were repaired as quickly as possible. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

About €85 million will the given to councils to fix roads across the country after the storms and flood damage. Minister for Transport Paschal Donoh(...)

Representatives of some of the 15 candidates who took part in the election for seven seats on Kerry County Council were present in court, including former Fianna Fáil senator Dan Kiely, whose Supreme Court challenge led to a fresh count of the 15,000 votes. Photograph: Collins.

A judge has cleared the way for a full recount of ballots from the 2014 local election in the Listowel muncipal district in Co Kerry after ruling that(...)