A refuse lorry crashed into a a shopfront  at the junction of Green Street and Holy Ground in Dingle, Co Kerry today. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Tourists had a lucky escape in Dingle this afternoon when a truck crashed into a shop on one of the Co Kerry town’s oldest streets. The Kenmare Wast(...)

A man facing sentence for sexually assaulting two of his nieces tried to take his own life , a court has heard.Christopher McCarthy (50) of Glendaloug(...)

The Gap of Dunloe, Co  Kerry.

Two people were rescued from a dry river bed at the Gap of Dunloe after they were apparently blown off their motorbike by a powerful gust of wind yest(...)

A woman who claims her waters were unnecessarily artificially broken by a midwife in a hospital, leading to a situation where she had to have an emerg(...)

Michael Riordain, from Cahirciveen, Co Kerry. His wife choked to death while they waited for an ambulance to arrive from another town. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Michael Riordain (47) knew after waiting for an ambulance for 10 minutes the outlook for his wife was “not good”. Elizabeth (52) was cho(...)

A man (51) has died in a crash in Co Kerry last night.

A man in his fifties died in a single vehicle collision in Co Kerry last night. The crash happened shortly before 9pm at Shrone East, ne(...)

The HSE are urging the public to get vaccinated as flu cases continue to rise. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Three more people have died from flu related illnesses and the number of cases is continuing to rise rapidly. Some hospitals have banned visit(...)

‘It is still not too late for people who are at risk of the complications of flu to get vaccinated against the disease if they have not already done so,’ said Dr Joan O’Donnell, specialist in public health medicine. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin and Kerry General Hospital have cut visiting hours in efforts to prevent the spread of influenza(...)

A 54-year-old man has died after a house fire in Co Kerry yesterday evening.

A 54-year-old man has died after a house fire in Co Kerry yesterday evening. Gardaí attended the scene at Lackbrooder, Knocknagoshel, Co (...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine in the High Court yesterday was told the action had been settled and could be struck out. Photograph: Reuters

A woman who sued over alleged negligence arising from an operation to remove her gallbladder at Kerry General Hospital has settled her action. Farzana(...)