The village of Dingle in Co Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Cheating and giving false information was “endemic” in planning during the boom time in Kerry, An Taisce has claimed. Landscaping conditions attached(...)

Planning permission has been granted for a “small observatory” to look into the galaxy from South Kerry – Ireland’s first dark sky reserve, and co-incidentally the current setting for a scene for Star Wars.

Planning permission has been granted for a “small observatory” to look into the galaxy from South Kerry – Ireland’s first dark sky reserve, and co-inc(...)

Ciara Gannon, Cobh, attaching her teddy bear to the gates of Bessborough during the Bessborough Mother and Baby Support Group memorial service in Cork.Pic: Provision

In 1933, the mother of a 19-year-old pregnant single woman from a remote rural region of south Kerry approached a neighbouring respectable and well(...)

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(...)

A crucifix has been erected in Kerry County Council meeting chambers in Tralee after council authorities acted on a controversial resolution passed(...)

 Blue Flag awards are in recognition of high water quality, safety provision and infrastructure across 5,000km of Irish coastline. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eighty Blue Flags have been awarded by An Taisce to beaches and marinas across the State - six more than last year.The awards are in recognition of hi(...)

Full list of candidates Dynastic politics are a strong feature of the battle for seats on Kerry County Council.   The outcome will(...)

Election posters in Dublin; one candidate had to remove a poster covering traffic lights on Custom House Quay. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

How far will local election candidates go to win your vote and themselves a seat? To the highest peak in the land it seems. Posters of Ke(...)

 A crucifix stands outside  Leinster House in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A resolution by councillors in Kerry to erect a crucifix on their new chamber, which is set to open after Easter, is unlikely to be carried th(...)

Development of a long-distance cycle route linking Tralee and Daingean would complement the development of Daingean as a cycling hub town, but this justification  was not sufficient to overcome landscape concerns, an Bord Pleanala had found. Photograph : Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A failure by An Bord Pleanala to consider the needs of cyclists and pedestrians when refusing permission for a major road widening scheme exten(...)