Sneem

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President Michael D. Higgins greets Gérard Larcher, president of the Senate of France, at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Ireland offers a lesson for Europe in not falling for populism, the president of the French Senate has said. Gérard Larcher, who is second under the(...)

Ireland, County Cork, Beara Peninsula, Ring of Beara, Eyeries, colorful houses

What do you see when you see rows of brightly coloured houses, or strips of sherbet buildings? A postcard-perfect village? Evidence of a community wor(...)

Small Skellig has one of the largest colony of gannets in the world. Photograph: David Sleator

If you’ve turned up in Portmagee and your boat to the Skelligs is not going out, blame the Office of Public Works, not the boatmen. There’s an OPW gui(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy make their way back from Derrynane beach in Kerry following a Cabinet meeting in Derrynane House. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Closeted in a snug-fitting room for nearly six hours on a very hot day with no break for lunch, incessant talking and a sun-drenched beach winking at (...)

In an attempt to build a connection between the kitchen’s carefully cultivated direct supply chain of local and artisan products, and the people responsible for them, it has produced a food suppliers map for guests.

“There’s lamb stew on every day. Mr Brennan will have it no other way.” The Mr Brennan in question is hotelier Francis, of the Park Hotel, Kenmare, a(...)

Tahilla Cove Tahilla Sneem Co Kerry

An 11 acre plot of land near Sneem in Co Kerry was purchased in the 1930’s by Horace Roye, the English photographer whose nude portraits scandalised L(...)

Reverend Watson was accused of being drunk during service at a hearing in 1869. Photograph: iStock/illustration

On the day he shot his wife, Reverend Arthur Vincent Watson spent the morning walking along the seashore at Killowen, Co Kerry. He was searching for a(...)

The Ring of Kerry route affords many wonderful views.

This one will take some work, so take a deep breath and mount up. Cycle into Killarney and go left just after the mini-roundabout. Follow this road fo(...)

The Bridges of Ross on the Loop Head Peninsula, Co Clare. Photograph: Alan Betson, The Irish Times

Last week we asked readers for a tourist attraction they had visited which had left them underwhelmed and unimpressed. We received hundreds of respons(...)

Sneem GP Dr Paddy Malone, who is preparing to retire. The HSE is struggling to find a doctor to replace him in the rural village. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

A petition that aims to attract a doctor to a rural Co Kerry village has so far been supported by about 1,000 people. Sneem, which has a population (...)

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