Independent councillor Johnny Healy-Rae, who proposed the amendments, warned earlier this year the region risked being turned into ‘a national park’

The planning regulator has criticised changes made by councillors in Kerry to a local area plan which would allow the construction of housing in a hig(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Michael and Danny Healy Rae   ahead of the first meeting of the 32nd Dáil at Leinster House earlier this year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Danny Healy-Rae made headlines in recent days when he said, among other things, that he would shoot an intruder who came into his house. However, dow(...)

Johnny Healy-Rae has denied his family attend the funerals of people they do not know. The Kerry county councillor was responding to criticism by Fia(...)

Michael and Danny Healy-Rae: different stances on support for a minority Fine Gael government. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Healy-Rae brothers are taking different stances on support for a minority Fine Gael government. Newly-elected TD, Danny Healy-Rae says he will no(...)

Then minister of state for transport  Alan Kelly cycling on the old Glenbeigh to Caherciveen railway line last April after he launched the E4 million 26km greenway development for South Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Lands needed to complete a €4 million greenway cycle route high over the Ring of Kerry are to be acquired through compulsory purchase order because g(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae’s remains receive a round of applause from hundreds of mourners as they are carried into his pub in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, on Saturday evening. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, last night for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae. From(...)

Kerry County Council hears that  during the boom,  17,600 houses were built between 2002 and 2007 and, of these, 7,600 were one-off houses in the countryside.

No more permission will be given for holiday homes in the Kerry countryside, a planning meeting has been told. The director of planning at Kerry Coun(...)

The new chair of Kerry County Council, Cllr John Brassil, FF, a pharmacist and engineer from Ballyheigue - a married man with three children - has already declared his interest in running in the next general election for Fianna Fáil.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil councillor has been elected to the chair of Kerry County Council with support from Fine Gael in a historic election signalling the end o(...)

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