John Sheahan

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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.(...)

Cllr John Sheahan, Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, apologised ‘on reflection’ after telling Cllr Aoife Thornton she should dye her hair blond  to get noticed. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Kerry County Council chairman John Sheahan has apologised to a Fine Gael colleague for telling her to” dye the hair blond” if she wanted to be notice(...)

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(...)

Declan O’Rourke: “There are very few songs about the famine. Musically, I think it was skipped over.” Photograph: Dara Munnis

Some 15 years – or in reality – three generations in gestation, Declan O’Rourke takes another bold step along his picaresque creative path with the re(...)

The courts in Kerry, District Number 17, each year account for the highest contributions to the court poor box of any court in the State.

Kerry County Council is seeking to persuade a judge to allocate more of the money that has been raised by the court poor box to local charities rather(...)

Irish acts that receive the most plays include Walking on Cars, Hozier, Picture This, Gavin James, Kodaline and Brian  Deady. Photograph: Getty

One of the hardy annuals of the Irish parliamentary year is the regular debate about the amount, or lack of, Irish music played by Irish radio station(...)

Edna O’Brien with director John McColgan, who presented her with a framed portrait before the tribute performance for her at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin last night. Photographs: Dave Meehan

A happy gathering of the great and the good of contemporary Irish culture assembled at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin last night to pay tribute to the (...)

Children from the Rainbow Drama School commemorate the children who died in the Rising, one of many events in St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. Photograph:  Maxwells

The Reflecting the Rising Easter Monday event was billed as the biggest public event in Irish history and it was already a success before it even sta(...)

Joe Duffy and Brendan O’Carroll in Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie.

RTÉ One is turning to a perennial ratings favourite Mrs Brown’s Boys to underpin its Christmas schedule. The commercially successful but critically (...)

Kate Moran and Richie Fitzmaurice Kate (30), fundraising manager at St Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation, and Richie (35), a director of B&G Cons(...)

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