Listowel

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  Oaklands Nursing Home in Listowel, where  six residents who tested positive for the virus have died. Photograph: The Kerry’s Eye

All but one of the 24 residents still at a nursing home in Co Kerry that was taken over by the HSE following a court order have tested positive for co(...)

Mary Hanrahan: ‘I try to live in the present and be grateful that I am so blessed.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

After initial uncertainty, retired school teacher Mary Hanrahan is feeling safe and content in her cocoon. The widowed mother of three, who is in her(...)

Elizabeth Coppin: ‘We have been conned and scammed and they’re still denying our human rights were violated.’ Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

A Magdalene survivor, who says she has been denied justice by the State for over 20 years, is taking her case to the United Nations. The UN Committe(...)

“Too often, autistic people and their families are excluded from discussions about autism and the design of services.” File photograph: Getty

Eleven towns across the country are on the way to being designated “autism-friendly” after what was termed the “phenomenal” success of a pilot scheme (...)

Champion jockey Ruby Walsh, who announced his retirement during this week’s Punchestown Festival. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The boom was back at Punchestown this week as vendors at the finale of the Irish jump-racing season reported good times and buoyant sales again. Atte(...)

The first service was launched in Listowel, Co Kerry, last June and since last summer a total of 65 additional services across all 26 counties have been running on average from 6pm to 11pm typically on Friday and Saturday.

A pilot programme which has seen evening and late night public transport services operating in rural areas since the middle of last year has been give(...)

File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A woman has died in a road traffic incident near Listowel, Co Kerry, after the car she was driving collided with a truck. The woman, aged in her 50s,(...)

The Book Centre, Waterford. Photograph: Jennifer O'Connell

This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. The digital revolution was going to kill off physical books and bookshops altogether. It’s true that between r(...)

Limerick billionaire JP McManus is funding third-level scholarships for top-achieving students from low-income families. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

More than 100 high-achieving school-leavers from low-income families will receive scholarships on Saturday for third-level education under an initiati(...)

A man in his 50s died after his motorcyle collided with a car at Shanacool Cross in Listowel at about 5pm on Monday

A man has died in a road collision after his motorcycle hit a car in Listowel, Co Kerry on Monday evening. The man, who was in his 50s, was fatally i(...)

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