Sneem

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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 (...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

The Horsehead Nebula, as observed from the Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve, one of only three dark-sky reserves in the world. Photograph: George Doyle.

Plans for a once-off mobile observatory, the first of its kind in Europe, are under way in Kerry. The observatory would operate day and night in all w(...)

Gerry Ligtenberg and her Partner Martin Bierens, who moved permanently from the Netherlands, to Glanlough Lower, Sneem, County Kerry, after renovating a 19th-century farmhouse. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Gerry Ligtenberg and Martin Bierens used to go to concerts and movies in their spare time in their home city of Utrecht in the Netherlands. Now they (...)

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae outside Leinster House in Dublin. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has dismissed the use of electric cars to safeguard the environment. “It is only pure waffle to say that people shoul(...)

Madeline Scahill and Gerardine O’Mahony testing their brushing skills on site before the 2016 National Ploughing Championships at Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Jeff Harvey

When former EU agriculture and rural development commissioner Dr Franz Fischler told an EU conference in Cork that rural areas of the EU were set to s(...)

Anthony Hussey from Sneem, Co Kerry: sentenced to 13 years for the brutal rape of a 73-year-old woman. Photograph: Michelle Cooper Galvin

There is no such thing as a typical rapist. Experts agree that factors such as addiction, education levels or past offending, which are often useful i(...)

Gardaí in Killarney are appealing for witnesses to contact them at (064) 667 1160, the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any other station.

A man has been killed when he came off his motorcycle on a road in Kerry. The incident occurred at 6.45pm on the Cahirciveen to Sneem Road, about th(...)

The witness told the trial of Christopher McDonald that there were children nearby and it was ‘lucky there wasn’t more people killed’. Photograph: Istock

A Co Kerry woman who allegedly interrupted a funeral and a wedding rehearsal to make false accusations against a priest has again undertaken in the Hi(...)

The riders in An Post Rás  climb the Caha Pass during yesterday’s fifth stage to Clonakilty. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

If there were any doubts that this An Post Rás could go right down to the wire on Sunday, stage five to Clonakilty indicated that the next three days(...)

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