Ballyheigue

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Working Abroad Q&A: Rosie Casey, from Walkinstown in Dublin, now lives in Newport in Shropshire, where she works as a handmade(...)

Catching the sunset at Meenogahane Pier. Photograph: Wild Water Adventures

About six months ago I tweeted about a wild swimming set-up I had come across in north Kerry, saying if I could marry a company it would be this one. (...)

Heavy flooding on the N3 at Junction 2, Blanchardstown Centre on Wednesday afternoon after heavy rain caused the River Tolka to burst its banks. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Heavy rain caused flash flooding and road closures across the country on Wednesday. Flooding was reported across the east, with an elderly woman bein(...)

 Vehicles drive through floods as workers attempt to clear drains after heavy flooding on the Strawberry Beds, Lower Road near Lucan.Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Two housing estates in Mountmellick, Co Laois were evacuated on Wednesday when the Owenass River burst its banks due to heavy rain resulting in floode(...)

The countryside between Barrow and Churchill.

At the roundabout follow the R551 north in the direction of Ardfert and Ballyheigue. The first section of road between Tralee and Ardfert is a mere 8k(...)

Danielle Romeril: “It was about identity and putting a vision for yourself forward and being lucky enough to have friends who knew a bit more than I did.” Photograph: Johnny McMillan

Don O’Neill recalls his upbringing in Ballyheigue, Co Kerry as nothing short of magical. “The castle behind my house is haunted,” he says. “ We woul(...)

Members of Valentia Island Parish Council look after the liturgy and administrative duties of the Island due to shortages of diocesan priests in Kerry. From left: Patrick Lyne, Marie Williams and Dan O’Connor. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Down the centuries, the ancient diocese of Ardfert has been associated with early saints such as Brendan the Navigator, Erc, Carthage Mochuda, and Fio(...)

A first edition copy of Kerryman Richard Cantillon’s 18th-century book on economics has sold for a record price of £40,000 (about €57,000) at Christie(...)