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(...)

A man has died following a crash in Co Kerry.

A man has died after falling off a tractor in Co Kerry. The 57-year-old man was a passenger on the tractor which crashed at around 7pm at Gortatlea,(...)

A Coast Guard helicopter. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Two teenagers were rescued by Coast Guard and local emergency units after getting into difficulty on Nun’s Strand, Co Kerry, earlier today. The 16-yea(...)

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(...)

There are five radiologists per 100,000 population in Ireland compared with 7.8 in Germany and 11.3 in France, says Royal College of Surgeons.

The highest standards of practice cannot compensate for the current shortage of radiologists in Ireland, the faculty of radiologists has said. The fac(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: said further reviews would be necessary in a number of other hospitals where the locums worked. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The locum radiologist at the centre of a major recall of patients at Cavan Monaghan Hospital was not on the specialist register of the Medical Counci(...)

Robert Kelly (32), of Ogham Rian Estate, Tralee and Tommy Kelly (34), of Marian Park, Tralee, have both pleaded not guilty to causing serious harm to Gerald Fitzgerald at Mitchels Road, Tralee, on November 8th, 2011. File photograph:  Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two brothers have gone on trial at the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee accused of recklessly or intentionally causing serious harm to their uncle at (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘There are clearly changes that are needed in the structures of the way things have been done.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says it is a “real tragedy” that a wrong reading of an X-ray has lead to a delayed cancer diagnosis. The Minis(...)

Arrested on his release and taken to Listowel Garda station, Michael Coffey admitted to a year-long series of offences involving criminal damage, burglary and theft throughout Kerry - most of which had been unsolved by gardaí. File photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A man who had a previous conviction for breaking into the home of an archbishop in Kerry was last year found by gardaí while undergoing an epilepsy se(...)

Gardaí at Kellihers Garage in Tralee, Co Kerry, where the body of 42-year-old Nigel Leigh was discovered on Friday, April 3rd. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

The results of a postmortem examination on the body of a 42-year-old man found on a garage forecourt adjoining Kerry General Hospital in Tralee on Fri(...)