Kerry

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View from Derrysallagh: The combination of evening light and cloud-shaded slopes gives a rather exotic prospect to the mountains of Iveragh.

Cnoc na gCorrmhiolta (The Hill of the Midges) hasn’t a very prepossessing title but you would miss out on a good day’s walk above the inner reaches of(...)

Cllr John Sheahan, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, apologised ‘on reflection’ after telling Cllr Aoife Thornton she should dye her hair blond  to get noticed. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Kerry County Council chairman John Sheahan has apologised to a Fine Gael colleague for telling her to” dye the hair blond” if she wanted to be notice(...)

Joanne Hayes: charges against her were dropped

Gardaí are to begin a cold case review into the death of a baby whose body was found with multiple stab wounds on White Strand beach in Cahersiveen, C(...)

Even though there was no promise for us in the sky or in the weather forecast, no prospect of vistas or even colour, we had a very enjoyable day

Edmund Hillary once said that the reason we climb mountains was simply “for the hell of it”. And on a bleak November morning of elusive beauty, we far(...)

Toiréasa Ferris former mayor of Kerry is likely to be the only name on the Sinn Féin ticket  at the party convention in under two weeks.

Sinn Féin councillor Toiréasa Ferris is likely to be the only name on the Sinn Féin ticket, and may well be unopposed, at the party convention in unde(...)

There  is evidence that both teams have moved on from 12 months ago  but if the choice is between which team has made the more plausible strides, the answer is Dublin.

For all the familiarity of the finalists, Sunday’s All-Ireland football final breaks genuinely unusual ground. There hasn’t been such a sustained riva(...)

One of the benefits of the new format would see Dublin getting out of Croke Park for at least one game in the Super Eights. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It hardly took the least competitive set of quarter-finals in history to draw attention to the widening gap between All-Ireland football contenders. T(...)

Michael (left) and Danny Healy-Rae:  Earnings from State contracts   revealed. Photograph: Alan Betson

A plant hire company owned by Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae has earned €8.7 million in State and county council contracts over the past two decades. The c(...)

A cyclist passes the Ghost Bike, locked to a pole on Conyngham Road, Dublin, in memory of  Daragh Ryan, who was killed at that spot on March 12th, 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eleven cyclists have been killed in traffic collisions on Irish roads since the start of the year, more than the total number killed in 2016. Tonya M(...)

 Some of the 40 sheep who were killed during a dog attack in Co Kerry last Friday. Photograph: ICMSA

Dog owners in rural areas have been asked to keep an eye on their pets after 40 sheep were killed during a dog attack in Co Kerry last Friday. It is(...)

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