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Chief placenames officer Pádraig Ó Cearbhaill says the name is ungrammatical and is truly shameful in a Gaeltacht town.

A misspelled, “meaningless” Irish name has been assigned to a new social housing estate in Dingle, a town where the protection of the Irish language i(...)

Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk to deploy satellites into space to provide cheap and fast broadband connection for remote rural locations. File photograph: Susan Walsh/AP

The Black Valley in Kerry, which did not see the arrival of electricity until the 1970s, is to get high-speed satellite-delivered internet this year i(...)

The Government has not yet made a decision on the planned reopening of the construction sector. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Construction industry representatives are advising builders to limit work to projects permitted under Level Five lockdown restrictions or specifically(...)

Mary Guerin, owner  of Killarney View House says of 2020: ‘We were wiped out. Cancel. Cancel. Cancel. And the cancellations kept coming.’ Photograph: Valerie O Sullivan

Hardest hit of all tourist sectors by the pandemic, the traditional B&B is clinging to the optimism that has distinguished its Irish welcome for m(...)

Valentia Coast Guard co-ordinated the search east of Dingle, Co Kerry. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

A teenager has died after he fell while on a cliff walk with his parents in Co Kerry. The boy’s body was recovered from the sea off Bull Head, Kinard(...)

Glen Dunphy of Lartigue Village, Listowel, posted the name on a Twitter thread. Judge David Waters said Dunphy knew he was doing something he should not be doing.

A 35-year-old man has been convicted for contravening the Children Act in naming a teenage convicted murderer on social media. Glen Dunphy told gard(...)

Gardaí are investigating the unexplained death of a man found on Saturday night outside the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney. Photograph: Eye Focus

The man who died in unexplained circumstances in Killarney on Saturday night been named locally as Darragh Sheehan (26) from Doneraile in north Cork. (...)

A screengrab of footage posted on social media showing a sulky race on the main Cork to Killarney road.

Gardaí in Co Kerry are investigating after footage of a sulky race on the main Cork to Killarney road was published online. The race took place on W(...)

Aine and Rita McInerney with their father Murt McInerney  in Ennis last year

Murt McInerney was born into Fianna Fáil. A member of the party for more than 60 years, he drew deeply on the loyalties of his mother, Minnie O’Grady,(...)

Sandy Bay Caravan Park, Castlegregory, Kerry, closed to visitors due to Government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Some holiday homeowners in Kerry last weekend found gardaí at their door, inquiring where they were from and offering gentle encouragement to go back (...)

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