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Brendan Kennelly on stage at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brendan Kennelly Date of birth: April 17th, 1936 Date of death: October 17th, 2021 “Though we live in a world that dreams of ending that always s(...)

Family members of Brendan Kennelly confirmed his death on Sunday evening at Aras Mhuire nursing home, Listowel, in his native Co Kerry. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Brendan Kennelly, one the country’s most popular poets and a former professor of English at Trinity College Dublin, has died aged 85. Family members (...)

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident in Newbridge, Co Kildare. File photograph: Getty Images

A man has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident in Newbridge, Co Kildare, on Wednesday and remanded in custody. Danut Scurtu (35), of R(...)

Former Kerry footballer and manager Mick O’Dwyer with the Sam Maguire trophy during a civic reception hosted by Kerry County Council in his honour. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Kerry footballing legend Mick O’Dwyer was presented - once again - with the Sam Maguire trophy at a civic reception to honour him in Tralee on Monday.(...)

Brian Cody: He was like a bear on the sideline, striding up and down it looking for war. And he didn’t care who gave it to him . . . he was in lawless form. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A few years ago, I found myself in the company of Mick O’Dwyer and we were watching a game on television. Pat Spillane was on the screen and he was be(...)