In a statement, the Kerry hospital said its emergency department has experienced significant overcrowding over the last 24-48 hours due to increased patient attendances.

University Hospital Kerry has asked the public to limit their visits to “genuine” emergencies due to significant overcrowding. In a statement, the Ke(...)

Joanne Hayes leaving the tribunal of enquiry into the Kerry babies in 1985. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Kerry babies case would be unlikely to happen today. The Ireland of 2018 bears little resemblance to that of 1985, when an 82-day tribunal grippe(...)

More than 46,000 scans related to some 27,000 patients of University Hospital Kerry are being re-examined.

Missed or misleading diagnoses involving cancer and other serious diseases at University Hospital Kerry have had harrowing consequences for those dire(...)

A complaint has been made by the Health Service about the radiologist to the Medical Council, who worked in Canada and the United Kingdom before taking up the post in Kerry.

Seven serious cases involving cancer and other serious diseases were missed or misdiagnosed by a University Hospital Kerry radiologist, who has been p(...)

A ’look back’ process is under way on ’a portion of radiology investigations’. Photograph: Getty

There may be further missed cancer diagnoses among the 28,000 scans, x-rays and ultrasounds that are yet to be reviewed at University Hospital Kerry, (...)

Canadian Joseph Gagnon (left) and Dubliner Brian Conville before they set off from Canada in effort to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic. Photograph:  Claire Martin/PA

An Irish-Canadian rowing pair rescued by the Irish Coast Guard off the southwest coast had been close to setting three world records before their caps(...)

Last year, eight suicides occurred in south Kerry but so far this year there have been nine.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Suicide figures in south Kerry are on the increase again, coroner Terence Casey has warned, as he urged people contemplating taking their own lives t(...)

A rescue helicopter was dispatched from Shannon and was on the scene at Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula at 7.56pm last night. It left the beach at 8.10pm and landed at Kerry General Hospital, Tralee, at 8.15pm. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The two nuns who died at Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula yesterday evening have been named as Sr Paula Buckley (70) and Sr Imelda Carew (67), of th(...)

Michael Riordain, from Cahirciveen, Co Kerry. His wife choked to death while they waited for an ambulance to arrive from another town. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Michael Riordain (47) knew after waiting for an ambulance for 10 minutes the outlook for his wife was “not good”. Elizabeth (52) was cho(...)