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(...)

Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy said if Dublin continues to expand its population at existing rates, it will ‘end up sliding in the sea’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy has called for the development of a rail, road and broadband corridor from Derry to Kerry to try and counter the grow(...)

Residents have said that the Knockeenduff site earmarked for a new public cemetery floods and there is poor drainage

Undertakers have “serious concerns” about land earmarked for a new public cemetery in Killarney, it has emerged . The five acres of grazing land on (...)

Michael Healy-Rae: “I’ve been in B29 since February of 2011 and that’s where I’ll stay until somebody tells me I have to leave. But no somebody from Fianna Fáil is going to do it.” Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s been two months since the Government was formed but deputies are still unable to vote electronically due to a dispute over seating arrangements. (...)

Japanese knotweed: Perhaps people in Kerry could eat the plant into the history books rather than trying to spray the noxiously invasive perennial to death. File photograph: David Morrison/iStock/Getty

Knotweed, the Japanese plant which is spreading rapidly in Ireland, damaging buildings and costing hundreds of thousands to eradicate, could have a ne(...)

People out walking in Wicklow with Lough Dan in the background.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A court award of €40,000 for a woman who fell on a rotting boardwalk while walking on the Wicklow Way would have “disastrous” consequences for Kerry, (...)

Mountain-top Christian cross was discovered felled on Saturday morning  by climbers and posted on the Kerry Climbing social media website. It is suspected that the vandalism was planned and carried out by a group.

Gardaí are being dispatched to the top of Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, near Killarney after the mountain-top Christian cross was cut dow(...)

It is not known who cut down the cross on top of  Carrauntoohil which was erected on the mountain in 1976 with the aid of about 100 people. Photograph: Cronins Yard/Twitter

A metal cross on the top of Carrauntoohil in Co Kerry – Ireland’s highest mountain – has been cut down, apparently with the aid of an angle grinder.Mo(...)

Kerry councillors “tired of apologising for their religion”– cross erected in 1950 and illuminated in 2000, overlooking Aughrim, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Jack McManus.

The decision to erect a crucifix in Kerry County Council’s chamber recently should worry all concerned about the future of Irish public life. S(...)

A crucifix has been erected in Kerry County Council meeting chambers in Tralee after council authorities acted on a controversial resolution passed(...)

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