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Gorse fires  on Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park at the weekend.  Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Dense rhododendron on Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park acted as a firebreak and prevented Saturday morning’s gorse fire from spreading to (...)

Firefighters in Kerry were battling a major blaze at Killarney National Park on Friday night. File photograph: The Irish Times

A major fire was engulfing the forested Torc Mountain, a well-known tourist attraction in Co Kerry’s Killarney National Park, on Friday night. The b(...)

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,(...)

The review of 46,234 CT scans, ultrasounds and chest X-rays concerned the work of a single consultant radiologist who no longer works at the hospital. Photograph: Flashfilm/Getty Images

Four cancer patients have died prematurely, while others are terminally ill, after serious errors were made in the reading of almost 1,300 scans at Un(...)

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(...)

A woman has received a suspended 2½ year prison sentence for falsely accusing another resident of a homeless facility in Co Kerry of raping her. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A woman has received a suspended 2½ year prison sentence for falsely accusing another resident of a homeless facility in Co Kerry of raping her. Jud(...)

Michael Ferris of Rattoo, Ballyduff, Co Kerry,  who denies murdering  John Anthony O’Mahony of Ardoughter on April 4th, 2017.  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Eye Focus

The jury will resume its deliberations on Friday in the trial of a north Kerry farmer who denies murdering a neighbouring landowner. Ms Justice Carm(...)

 Businessman Peter Casey at City Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Kerry County Council have voted to nominate Peter Casey, the businessman and RTÉ Dragons’ Den star as a candidate for the presidential election. Afte(...)

Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at Lissadell House. Mr Walsh  said he has tried a number of different providers but has never got a satisfactory broadband connection. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When it comes to connectivity Eddie Walsh, owner of Lissadell House in Sligo, believes things haven’t progressed too much since Constance Markievicz l(...)

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