Person: Kevin Flannery
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Pre-tax profits at the hotel group which operates the Ashling Hotel near Heuston Station in Dublin climbed 28% to over €6m in 2017.
Thu, 07 Mar, 2019
Jellyfish are being bred in Ireland’s top aquarium in a bid to discover how to stop swarms hitting beaches every summer.
Wed, 03 Jan, 2018
It was a lucky week for fishermen as rare creatures of the deep were caught off the Kerry and Clare coast.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
A leatherback turtle, who had lost one of its fins in a vicious shark attack, was yesterday hauled from the water in Tralee Bay in Co Kerry.
Sun, 23 Apr, 2017
Crocodiles and snakes are among a host of creatures rescued from private collections due to go on public display next week.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
The activation of the Kerry County Council’s emergency plan prohibited the Killarney and District Motor Club from proceeding with Saturday’s Rentokil-Initial Killarney Historic Rally.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015
Millions of sprat and hundreds of mackerel are dying, trapped in Tralee’s ship canal and basin close to the town centre, amid fears of a risk to public health.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
Three pilot whales were successfully refloated, for a second time, after coming ashore in Brandon Bay in west Kerry yesterday.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
A boom tourist season is expected in the Dingle Peninsula this year with increased visitor numbers especially from the US and Britain.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
A planned new university hub in Dingle in Co Kerry, will be a model for coastal development, project promoters predicted yesterday.
Tue, 06 Jan, 2015
Fishermen were praised for helping to save a large number of common dolphins which stranded near Dingle, Co Kerry.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
A 6ft shark from the Great White family has washed up on a Kerry beach. The female porbeagle shark was discovered by local photographer Bernard Fitzgerald at the weekend as he was walking on the Aughacasla beach in Castlegregory.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
A species of native shark swimming in Irish waters for the past 4m years is on the verge of extinction.
Mon, 23 Dec, 2013
A father and son were yesterday cleared of a charge relating to having a drift net for illegal fishing.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2013
Internationally renowned dolphin Fungi, who has spawned a multi-million euro tourism industry in Kerry over the past 30 years, could be cavorting for decades to come.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2013
CCTV footage may lead to the arrest of a number of young men who vandalised a fibreglass promotional penguin outside an aquarium in Dingle, Co Kerry.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2013
A pair of Columbus crabs which hitched a lift on a barrel drifting in the sea have been washed ashore in the northern Dingle Peninsula.
Thu, 08 Nov, 2012
After a testosterone-fuelled trip from the highlands of Scotland, he arrived with a macho reputation and a fanfare befitting a legendary gigolo.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2012
A big game fish, regarded as an endangered species, has been landed in fishing nets off the south west.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2012
An aquarium is set to fly in four young male penguins to their polar-style pad to help produce the country’s first ever gentoo penguin offspring — after their elderly penguin Hef failed to live up to his famous name.
Thu, 12 Jul, 2012
IT first came to prominence with a reign of terror in the Alien series of sci-fi horror films.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2011
A MARINE biologist based in the South-west has issued a warning about a jellyfish-type animal arriving on beaches in the region.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2011
THERE is unlikely to be a stampede of Irish applicants for the second intake at the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2011
HIS flushed colour might suggest he made a daring escape from a boiling pot in a seafood restaurant but that half-baked idea is way off the boil.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
EVERYONE has heard of the Irish red deer that grace Killarney National Park, not to mention eagles and dolphins, but Kerry also has many other rare and threatened species of animal and plant life.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2009
AN all-out effort to save ten pilot whales in danger of stranding in the Dingle Peninsula was continuing last evening.
Fri, 31 Jul, 2009
A PENSIONER and a predator have between them established what could be an Irish record.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2009
Donal Hickey on the soaring rate of cetacean deaths.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2008
THE discovery in fishing nets of a species of giant prawn normally found in the Indian and Pacific oceans has lead to fears among marine biologists of an invasion.
Mon, 19 Feb, 2007
SCORES of angry rail passengers were left stranded yesterday morning after an unofficial picket was placed by a father and son at a key Cork-Kerry rail junction.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2006
A NORTHERN bottled-nosed whale died on a Kerry beach yesterday about half an hour after it was washed in on the surf.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
Wed, 31 Aug, 2005
IT will take many shellfish species several years to recover from a plankton bloom that has caused serious damage to marine life off the Kerry coast, experts said yesterday.
Fri, 05 Aug, 2005
STORMY weather at sea for the past month has caused the deaths of hundreds of fish which are being washed up on some beaches in the South-West.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2005
BATHERS have been warned to be on the lookout for a potentially lethal shoal of jellyfish which is invading beaches along the south-west coast.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2004
ST BROGAN’S College Bandon set out tomorrow in search of the first of a possible two All-Ireland titles when they play Ferbane Schools in the “A” SFC final in Cashel (3.30pm).
Fri, 09 Apr, 2004
A fish that looks like something out of a horror movie and normally lives in the vicinity of the Falkland Islands, has been caught close to Irish waters.
Sun, 28 Sep, 2003