Businessman Peter Casey at City Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Kerry County Council have voted to nominate Peter Casey, the businessman and RTÉ Dragons’ Den star as a candidate for the presidential election. Afte(...)

Cllr Aoife Thornton tried to get a chance to raise the issue of poor road conditions at a meeting of Kerry County Council on Monday. Photograph: Anne Lucey

A Fine Gael councillor was told on Monday she should “dye the hair blond” if she wanted to be noticed in order to get speaking time at Kerry County Co(...)

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(...)