A row has erupted about the commemoration, led by former mayor of Kerry Cllr Toiréasa Ferris, daughter of Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris, who was jailed for his role in the smuggling. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin has warned it will push to erect a monument to the IRA’s foiled Marita Ann gun-smuggling operation if Kerry County Council backs a commemora(...)

Vandals have splashed red paint over a Tralee memorial to the Royal Munster Fusiliers who died in the first World War. Photograph: John Duggan

A first World War memorial in Tralee, Co Kerry has been vandalised. Vandals splashed red paint over the memorial to the Royal Munster Fusiliers who (...)

Passing the Jeanie Johnston during the 94th Liffey Swim – the ship was valued less than five months ago at €700,000, but costs €240,000 a year to run as a tourist attraction. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Jeanie Johnston replica Famine ship, which cost €15 million to build, has sunk in value to €700,000, according to Dublin City Council. The ship is(...)

Tralee District Court was told in 2008 a sample of water from a house had 43mg lead per litre of water when the permitted level was 25mg a liter

Action was only been undertaken to replace lead mains pipes in a large Tralee estate where lead in drinking water had been four times the accepted no(...)