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Michael and Danny Healy-Rae outside the Dáil. Three more members  have now joined the family’s political machine. Photograph: Getty Images

Shortly after 2pm on Sunday outside the count centre in Killarney, Co Kerry, the Healy-Rae wagons lined up for what is now the family’s traditional vi(...)

Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae has called for a fuller investigation into the matter. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Seven patients whose scans were missed or misread and whose cancer diagnoses were delayed at University Hospital Kerry have now died, the hospital has(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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(...)

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