St John’s Church, Tralee. Photograph: Google Street View

Tralee’s main parish church has been severely damaged after a man drove an ice cream van through the gates of the church. The vehicle, which was trav(...)

Part of the roof of Kilcorney church in north Cork blown off during Storm Ophelia. Photograph:  John Tarrant

A priest and community in northwest Cork who lost much of the roof of their church in Monday’s storm have said that they will repair the damage. Stor(...)

Just one priest under the age of 40 is serving in the diocese and six parishes in the diocese. Photograph: iStock

A ban on Sunday funerals in the Diocese of Kerry has come into force. The changes, scheduled for the beginning of September, were announced in May b(...)

 Baby Karol Rozycki pictured  with his mother Anna Rozycka.

About 500 people including the mother of an 11-month boy found dead in an apartment on Sunday have attended a special Mass on Tuesday in memory of hi(...)

In foreground, Ciaran Austin of Console , Minister of State Kathleen Lynch and Michael Fitzgerald of HSE South at the launch of Kerry Suicide Response Plan. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A close observation unit, community training and practical services are being put in place in response to Kerry’s suicide problem.Suicide rates have s(...)

Killarney, Co Kerry. The local Sisters of Mercy are still owed €12 million from a six-year-old property deal that led this week to Nama appointing a receiver to a trust run by the Diocese of Kerry. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle, Killarney

An order of nuns is still owed about €12 million from a six-year-old property deal that led this week to Nama appointing a rec(...)

St Mary's Cathedral Killarney. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

Nama has appointed a receiver to a trust run by the Diocese of Kerry as the State agency bids to recover more than €40 million in bank debt fro(...)