Killarney sewer network to be investigated after 'significant' blockage last year

Warning signs about toxic algal scum have been erected on the shoreline of a lake in recent weeks after the death of a dog from suspected poisoning in the Deenagh ...

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Spot where tourists died was treacherous, inquest hears

The inquests into the deaths of two US tourists who were both killed after their pony and trap plunged 15ft down a steep rocky ravine in the Gap of Dunloe in Killarney, ...

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Sinn Féin's Toireasa Ferris withdraws name as general election candidate

In what will be a major blow to Sinn Féin in Kerry, local councillor and general election candidate Toireasa Ferris, daughter of the TD Martin Ferris, told ...

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New golf club boosts Kerry Airport business

The opening of an exclusive golf club on a headland in south Kerry has contributed to a “significant” increase in business for Kerry Airport, the latter’s ...

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Busy stretch of Ring of Kerry to close for two weeks for emergency repairs

One of the busiest stretches of the N71 tourist route the Ring of Kerry, will close for almost two weeks at the height of the tourist season later this month.

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People warned to keep dogs out of Killarney lake due to harmful algal scum

Signs warning of algal scum and a danger to dogs are once again being erected along the shores of Lough Leane, Killarney’s biggest lake and the jewel in the ...

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Fianna Fáil retains top jobs in Kerry County Council

Fianna Fáil have retained the top positions in the new Kerry County Council, with support from Fine Gael and Labour and three independents.

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Date set for assault case involving Jackie and Kevin Healy Rae

A date has been set for the late night assault case involving the newly elected Kerry County Councillor Jackie Healy-Rae, who is alleged to have assaulted a 30-year-old ...

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50th anniversary of visit by Charles de Gaulle to be marked in Co Kerry

The 50th anniversary of Charles de Gaulle’s unannounced visit to Ireland will be remembered in Co Kerry today.

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David Park among the winners at 2019 Listowel Writer's Week

The annual Listowel Writer's Week, founded by the late John B Keane and Bryan McMahon which takes place each year over the June Bank holiday weekend opened last ...

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#Elections2019: Fine Gael misses out on Tralee as FF surges

The Kerry local elections have thrown up mixed messages for the main parties.

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Permission granted for controversial battery plant in Kerry

Kerry County Council is being asked to set out its policies for “emerging technologies” after it gave the go-ahead for a controversial battery storage ...

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Call for council to take over Killarney National Park

A call has been made for the Council in Kerry to take over the 10,200-hectare Killarney National Park so it can be properly staffed and maintained.

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Green energy and electoral areas hold key to Kerry elections

Almost half of the candidates running in the Kerry local elections are sitting councillors, reports Anne Lucey.

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GSOC confirm 'public interest investigation' into Kerry voter registration

The Garda Ombudsman, GSOC, has opened “a public interest investigation” into alleged irregularities in voter registration in Kerry.

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Gardaí confirm probe underway into allegations surrounding supplementary electoral register in Kerry

A full garda investigation is underway now into allegations surrounding registration forms for the supplementary electoral register in County Kerry.

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Kerry Airport sees growth in passenger numbers

Passenger numbers at Kerry Airport grew by 9 per cent in 2018, according to the airport’s annual report and accounts released today.

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Drew Harris must conduct 'immediate' investigation into allegations surrounding electoral register

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris is being urged to conduct an “immediate” and full investigation into allegations surrounding registration forms for the ...

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Court poor box paid €1.74m to charities last year

Almost €1.74 million has been paid out from the court poor box to various charities in 2018, according to figures released by the Courts Service.

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HSE confirm seven patients whose scans were misread at Kerry hospital have died

The HSE has confirmed seven patients whose scans were missed or misread and whose cancer diagnoses were delayed at University Hospital Kerry have now died.

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Kerry warned on losing oil rig bounty

The industry group for offshore drilling firms is warning against moves to ban oil and gas exploration, as an exploratory drilling rig prepares to move into position ...

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Opposition to laws curbing headstone heights in Kerry

Attempts by Kerry County Council to curb the height of new headstones in about 150 public graveyards are meeting with resistance.

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Kerry legend battles planning move

Famous Kerry footballer Mick O’Connell and a neighbour are battling with county council and department of local government planners opposed to land on Valentia ...

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Plans for extra parking space at Muckross House given go-ahead

Additional car and bus parking to cater for the large numbers of visitors to Muckross House, a protected area one of the southwest’s most popular tourist attractions ...

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Judge fines publican with links to Kerry GAA for after-hours drinking at his pub

A Kerry publican with strong GAA associations has been convicted of after-hours drinking on two separate occasions when gardaí found the front door of his ...

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Eleven men charged with dangerous driving during Rally of the Lakes in Killarney

Eleven men in their 20s have appeared before Killarney District Court today, each charged with dangerous driving last weekend at a scenic spot near Moll’s ...

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'Boy-racers – stay away,' say gardaí ahead of Killarney's Rally of the Lakes

Boy-racers have been told to stay home this weekend by gardaí covering the annual Rally of the Lakes in Killarney.

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Two US tourists rescued as car plunges off Kerry pier

Two American tourists were rescued yesterday after their car plunged off a slipway into the sea on Valentia Island in Co Kerry.

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'This tiny island has as its citizens people from every country on this planet'

Some of Ireland's newest citizens have been urged to seize the opportunity afforded to them by their new status by taking part in the upcoming referendum on May ...

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Valentia aims to lead way in hydrogen energy use

A Co Kerry island is aiming to produce clean energy which could be used to power public lighting and propel its ferry service, among other uses.

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Corca Dhuibhne is on the map after local election fear

‘Corca Dhuibhne’ is on the map after John Paul Phelan, the junior local government minister signed a statutory instrument to change how the electoral ...

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Gardaí in Kerry investigating suspected fire bomb attack

Gardaí in Killarney are investigating a suspected fire bomb attack on a family home in a housing estate in the early hours.

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Simon Zebo brings Hanna, 8, on dream trip to Racing 92

Paris may be mourning after the Notre Dame cathedral fire, but for a little girl from Kerry, it provided the experience of a lifetime last weekend.

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Anger over unused autism centre in Kerry

Five years after the completion of a €1.3m residential centre for adults with autism, the Co Kerry facility remains unoccupied.

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Jackie and Kevin Healy Rae appear in court on assault charges

Jackie Healy Rae, the son of Kerry TD Michael Healy Rae, has been charged with assaulting a 30-year-old English visitor on a Christmas break in Kenmare.

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Two teens armed with axe and hammer smash their way into Kerry home, court hears

Children and an elderly man were in the sitting room of a house in Listowel town, Co Kerry, shortly after midnight last Saturday night/Sunday morning when two youths ...

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Woman handed two-year driving ban

A 30-year-old West Cork woman has been convicted of dangerous driving and disqualified for two years after admitting to overtaking a driving school car on “a ...

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Mobile phones confiscated in court

A judge has warned the public coming to court that mobile phones will be confiscated unless they are switched off in his court room.

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Rhododendron bushes prevented major fire in Killarney National Park from spreading

The wall of dense rhododendron on the spine of Torc Mountain in the Killarney National Park acted as a firebreak in the early hours of Saturday morning and prevented ...

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Hundreds of acres burned and wildlife killed in fire at Killarney National Park

The wildfires, which are believed to be deliberately set, have several times in recent years threatened the whole of the Killarney national park.

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Casey child sex abuse claim made to diocese

The Diocese of Kerry handled one allegation of sexual abuse of a child by the former Bishop Eamon Casey and the person involved was given counselling, the diocese ...

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Holiday home owners blamed for hotel plan’s demise

The chief executive of one of the biggest construction companies in New York, and which is behind a number of projects in Ireland, has hit out at the influence of ...

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Greatest of shows planned for St Patrick's Day in Kerry

Killarney: The Killarney St Patrick’s Day parade promises to be ‘The Greatest Show’ with a showstopping circus theme. The parade, which starts ...

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Inquest hears differing accounts of how cyclist went under wheel of large trailer on Ring of Kerry

A cyclist planning to take part in the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle died after she went under the wheel of a large agricultural trailer, on the N22 Killarney ...

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Shortlist for Irish novel prize announced

Five novels have been shortlisted for the 2019 Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year at Listowel Writers’ Week, with a shared prize fund of €19,000, one ...

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Final member of McShain family, who gifted Killarney House to the state, has died

A book of condolence has opened in the State-owned Killarney House for the last member of the McShain family, who donated the house and grounds to the people of ...

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Anger in Ballinskelligs as planning permission for Cable O'Leary's is overturned

There is “palpable anger” amongst the community in Ballinskelligs in south Kerry at the decision by An Bord Pleanala to overturn planning permission ...

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Man found not guilty of dangerous driving causing death of cyclist in Kerry

A 34-year-old man has been found not guilty of dangerous driving causing the death of a cyclist who had been on a Sunday outing with the Killarney cycling club.

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Plans to redevelop landmark Kerry hotel deemed excessive

Plans to redevelop the landmark Cable O’Leary’s, a hotel overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, in the south Kerry Gaeltacht, have been deemed excessive and ...

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Vacant Kerry hospital site set for revamp

The site of St Finan’s hospital in Killarney, Co Kerry, a landmark listed Victorian building overlooking the town, is to be transformed under a plan to create ...

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