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A walk-in Covid-19 test centre in Balbriggan. File photograph: Alan Betson

Milford in Co Donegal remains the worst Covid-19 hotspot in the State with rates almost four times the national average. The local authority area for(...)

Tim Lucey: ‘We have 958 [bins] in public spaces across the county but we could double or treble that figure and we would still have people littering.’ File photograph: iStock

Visitors to beaches and other beauty spots in Cork have been urged to bring their litter home by Cork County Council chief executive Tim Lucey, who s(...)

Tougher penalties are required for those who set fires deliberately, backed by a greater management presence on the ground. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

It is hard to reconcile how glorious weekend weather could coincide with so much destruction caused by mountain fires. They swept high up on inaccessi(...)

Handout  issued by Kerry County Council at the weekend showing the fire in the Muckross area of Killarney. Photograph: @countykerry/PA Wire

Firefighters and conservationists are concerned that a summer of “staycations” and increased outdoor activity could lead to more wildfires, particular(...)

A significant fire in the Muckross area of Killarney over the weekend. Photograph: @countykerry/PA Wire

The three-day fire which raged through the Killarney National Park since Friday night is finally being brought under control with five helicopters at (...)

Patrick Coffey’s large property at Upper Ballycasheen, Killarney, Co Kerry, seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau in the course of Operation Tarmac.

The Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) has taken possession of a palatial house from a Co Kerry man who has been under investigation for his role in a decep(...)

‘A lot of his feelings were suppressed for three years.’ Photograph: iStock

A Kerry parent has said his son, who is a client of South Kerry Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS), had been put on three medications (...)

Leinster hurling championship games will be played at neutral venues this summer – but not necessarily Croke Park. Photographer: Laszlo Geczo

The GAA are facing into a week of negotiations with their media partners so that they can thrash out television schedules before the 2021 games progra(...)

 File photograph. Photograph: Bryan O Brien

Four out of every five motorists taken to court for driving without a licence escape conviction, data spanning 2½ years shows. Monaghan and Cavan ha(...)

Kevin St. Garda station.Photograph: Dave Meehan

More than a third of all Garda stations recorded an increase in crime levels last year, despite a significant overall reduction in crime nationally du(...)

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