Anne Lucey

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Tralee courthouse. It does not have enough court rooms, the jury rooms are cramped, and there is little space to hold prisoners. Photograph: Kerry’s Eye

“The Liberator” Daniel O’Connell’s portrait hangs in the atrium of the 19th century courthouse in Tralee, a man who displayed a legendary talent for (...)

Retired Kerry judge James O’Connor. Photograph:  Eamonn Keogh

Allegations that a former judge abused his position to pursue vulnerable women who were before his court raised “fundamental issues” because the claim(...)

The coffin of Paddy Prendergast leaves St John’s church in Tralee, Co Kerry, on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Paddy Prendergast, who had been the last man standing from the Mayo team that won the 1951 All-Ireland football final, lived “a life well worth celebr(...)

The grave of ‘Baby John’ at Holy Cross cemetery in Cahersiveen. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

No public appetite exists for an investigation that would identify the mother of “Baby John” and leave the way open for a prosecution, the child at th(...)

The grave of ‘Baby John’ in Holy Cross Cemetery in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Gardaí reviewing the unsolved murder of a baby in Co Kerry 37 years ago have again appealed to the mother to come forward after the victim’s remains w(...)

Irish sea: a blue jellyfish pulsates beneath the Skellig islands, in Co Kerry. Photograph: Vincent Hyland/Wild Derrynane

Holidaymakers and other beachgoers should take care in the sea this summer, particularly around Co Kerry, where lifeguards and coast watchers are repo(...)

High temperatures of recent days, leading to drying out of the ground, may have led to the break and combined with ageing infrastructure. File photograph: iStock

High temperatures in recent weeks as well as ageing pipe infrastructure may have contributed to the burst of a water mains which has left half of Kerr(...)

‘Dingle was great before Fungie and it is great after Fungie.’ File photograph: Ronan Quinlan

For the first summer in four decades Dingle is without Fungie, the bottlenose dolphin that generated international headlines for the west Kerry villag(...)

Mary Guerin in the Killarney View House bed and breakfast: She had expected to be full by Thursday but there was ‘a noticeable dip’ since the announcement. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

The effects of the Government’s decision to delay the reopening of indoor hospitality on July 5th has already begun to affect other businesses, if Kil(...)

Killarney, Co Kerry. File photograph: Getty

Kerry County Council has begun a crackdown on short-term lets and unregistered bed and breakfasts in Killarney, in a move which operators have critici(...)

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