The woman was rushed by ambulance to University Hospital Kerry in Tralee but it’s understood she was pronounced dead shortly after arrival. File photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A woman in her 40s has died after taking ill while swimming in a pool in a hotel in Killarney in Co Kerry early this afternoon. It’s understood the w(...)

The Biking Blitz series offers mountain bike races for all levels.

JANUARY Park Run Countrywide, every Saturday, free There are currently 7,821 Park Run events taking place every Saturday in more than 70 locations ar(...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

Blow off the cobwebs (and any tension between you) at Achill Walks Festival from March 31st to April 2nd in Co Mayo

Every day is Mother’s Day to the woman who gave you life, you ingrate. And yes, you are too old to get away with a handmade card, so how about flexing(...)

People enjoying the good weather at Forty foot, Sandycove ,Dublin this week. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A busy bank holiday weekend of marathons, music, food and flowers is ahead, but it seem s a relatively unbroken spell of sunshine this week may not co(...)

Martin Brett of the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney said co-ordinating the census in the hotel will be a challenge. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hotel managers all over the country will face a particular challenge on census night on Sunday, April 24th: to chase down an estimated 50,000 guests t(...)

The Art O’Neill Challenge January 15th-16th A 55km night hike/run out of Dublin into the Wicklow mountains to Glenmalure Biki(...)

The Killarney Walking Festival (June 19th to 21st) is an ideal way to celebrate the summer solstice. It’s a weekend of guided walks through the ree(...)

Patrick O’Donoghue, managing director of the Gleneagle group: turnover dropped 2 per cent to €21.7 million last year.

The holding company for the well-known Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney and its sister properties returned to the red in 2013, according to its latest ac(...)

Airfield at Dundrum will transform into Scarefield this evening and tomorrow for spooky stories and ghostly encounters for all the family. Photograph: Scarefield at Airfield Dundrum

Hullabaloo! Offaly’s Children’s Arts Festival Offaly’s 6th annual Hullabaloo children’s arts festival takes place this weekend in Birr and Clar(...)