Handout photo courtesy of Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan of a blaze that destroyed bogland and woodland habitats in Killarney National Park in Co Kerry. Photograph: Josepha Madigan/PA Wire

Hundreds of acres of forest were burned and young wildlife incinerated in a major fire on Torc Mountain in Killarney National Park. Fire crews battle(...)

A meeting in Ballinskelligs  called on Kerry TDs to table a private members’ bill to ensure that economic and social needs of communities are factored into future planning decisions. Photograph: Christy Riordan

The chief executive of a major New York construction company has hit out at the influence of holiday homeowners in the planning process in rural Irela(...)

Submissions on the need to revise sections of the Ring of Kerry centred on safety, including concerns about narrowness of carriageways. Photograph: iStock

Several sections of the Ring of Kerry are to see speed limits fall from 100km/h to 80km/h in the first revision of speed limit by-laws for the county (...)

A long-running row over the correct name for Dingle in Co Kerry looks set to reignite.

A long-running row over the correct name for Dingle in Co Kerry looks set to reignite today as a result of the official name given to one of the count(...)

Jarvey Ted Kissane makes the trip along the Black Valley to Lord Brandon’s Cottage, where visitors will have lunch and depart in boats for Ross Castle, Killarney, Co Kerry. File photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

For decades, the international image of Killarney has been one of jarveys carrying American visitors out from the town to local beauty spots. However,(...)

An example of a gas-powered bird scarer Photograph: Geography Photos/Universal Images Group/Getty

There is no legislation specifically to deal with bird scarers, also referred to as crow bangers, which are usually employed by farmers to dissuade bi(...)

Michael Healy-Rae is  the Dáil’s biggest landlord with up to 10 rental properties.

Kerry TD Michael Healy-Rae has been refused planning for apartments in a vacant public house in Tralee, with the planning inspector describing what wa(...)

Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme by Irish Water, in association with Kerry County Council, Nicholas O’Dwyer, TOBIN Consulting Engineers and Glan Agua, took the title of Engineering Project of the Year. Gavin Reilly, associate director at Nicholas O’Dwyer, holds the winning trophy on behalf of the project team on stage.

The Kerry Central Regional Water Supply Scheme has taken Ireland’s premier engineering award, while Aoife Murphy won the highly prestigious Chartered (...)

Listowel has been crowned Ireland’s Tidiest  Town. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus

You’d have to get up very early in the morning to compete with Listowel in the SuperValu TidyTowns competition. A group of volunteers go out between(...)

Culture Night 2018:   ballerinas from Dance Ireland with drumming sensations the Hit Machine. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

Friday is Culture Night all over Ireland. Do you: (a) put on comfy shoes, arm yourself with the guide or the app and let loose, collapsing with exhaus(...)

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