Kate Kearney

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Normand Larose (62) and Rosalyn Joy Few (64) died in a freak accident at the Gap of Dunloe on Monday Normand Larose (62) and Rosalyn Joy Few (64) died in a freak accident at the Gap of Dunloe on Monday.

The family of two tourists killed in a freak pony-and-trap accident in the Gap of Dunloe in Co Kerry this week have begun making arrangements for the (...)

Gardaí close off access to the scene where two American tourists were killed at the Gap of Dunloe in Killarney on Monday. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

An American couple in their 60s travelling in a pony and trap were flung down a 12ft ravine on to rocks when the horse bolted in the Gap of Dunloe in (...)

Black Valley is home to about 70 people. Photograph:  Valerie O’Sullivan

A huge increase in tourist and leisure traffic is making life uncomfortable in a remote and beautiful valley, a meeting has been told in Co Kerry. Th(...)

Black Lough

The Gap of Dunloe and the Black Valley are among the among most renowned areas for tourists in Kerry, and with good reason. The glacial landscape appe(...)

Locha Chaca from the slopes of Cnoc an Bhráca.

Back in the times when walkers were few and tracks and guide books were fewer, the one great gathering of the year was for ‘The Reeks Walk’. This tes(...)

Cork’s Graham Canty, left, and former Kerry footballer Séamus Moynihan carry the Sam Maguire Cup to the summit of Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry, during the ‘Sam to Summit’ in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Photo:  Valerie O’Sullivan/Sportsfile

Darkness at the break of noon, as the summit, almost vertically above us now, is suddenly eclipsed, and shadows itself from the big hard sun. No one s(...)

Macgillicuddy Reeks, Co Kerry Map: Ordnance Survey. Discovery Series. 1:50,000. Sheet 78. Start: The car park at th(...)