Gardaí in Hazelwood Drive, Ballyspillane, Killarney, where a house’s windows were broken and front door scorched. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Forty years old this year, the Ballyspillane council estate was controversial from the start. Built more than a mile from Killarney town, it was put i(...)

 In the High Court on Tuesday Mr Justice Kevin Cross was told Mr Williams’ wife Marian has settled her High Court action against Kerry County Council over the accident six years ago. The action was settled for an undisclosed sum.

The widow of a 70 year old man who died two months after he fell down steps at a Co Kerry beach has settled her High Court action. John Williams (70)(...)

Cork City Fire Brigade responds to an incident during Storm Hannah. Photograph: Cork City Fire Brigade/Twitter

About 21,000 customers are without power tonight, predominantly in counties Kerry and Cork, with further outages expected as Storm Hannah la(...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

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(...)

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