Sam Locke

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A total of 101 of the officers, privates and others from Tralee who died between 1914 and 1918 had served with the Munsters, while 125 served with other regiments and armies in the first World War. File photograph: Getty Images

Two large plaques with the names of the 226 Tralee men who died in the first World War have been unveiled at Ballymullen, Tralee, near the former head(...)

A row has erupted about the commemoration, led by former mayor of Kerry Cllr Toiréasa Ferris, daughter of Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris, who was jailed for his role in the smuggling. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin has warned it will push to erect a monument to the IRA’s foiled Marita Ann gun-smuggling operation if Kerry County Council backs a commemora(...)

Vandals have splashed red paint over a Tralee memorial to the Royal Munster Fusiliers who died in the first World War. Photograph: John Duggan

A first World War memorial in Tralee, Co Kerry has been vandalised. Vandals splashed red paint over the memorial to the Royal Munster Fusiliers who (...)