IT is hard to know if the suggestion from New York’s mayor Bill de Blasio, that he might remove the statue of Christopher Columbus which has dominated Manhattan’s Columbus Circle since 1892, the 400th anniversary of the Genoese adventurer’s arrival in the Americas, is serious or not.
Mon, 28 Aug, 2017
The Family Shop in Knocknagoshel in Co Kerry had a very special customer today that had them clambering for their phones to take footage of the moment.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
A failure to diagnose a child’s hearing impairment at age four resulted in her being awarded €340,000 compensation yesterday — 10 years later — at the High Court in Cork.
Sat, 02 Jul, 2016
She was a woman of many names. Also known as ‘Mary O’Connor’, ‘Mary the Shop’, and ‘Mary the Pensioner’, it was the title of ‘Mary John B’ that charmed her the most.
Tue, 18 Aug, 2015
Gardaí have strongly urged people in Kerry not to keep large sums of cash in their homes, following the theft of well over €200,000 in recent break-ins.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Gardaí are appealing for information following a highly organised and daring raid on a power equipment shop in the centre of a mid-Kerry village in the early hours of Sunday.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Gardaí in Kerry are investigating a spate of break-ins in the county.
Sat, 06 Jun, 2015
A call has been made for more research into the impact of wind turbines on hen harriers in upland areas along the borders of counties Cork, Limerick, and Kerry.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
Businesses in small towns and rural villages are being treated unfairly by having to pay more in rates than a leading tourist resort, it was stated yesterday.
Tue, 18 Nov, 2014
Objectors to a controversial windfarm proposal in north Kerry are stepping up their campaign in advance of a deadline for planning submissions.
Fri, 29 Aug, 2014
It may have happened over 90 years ago, but the bitter legacy of the Civil War lives on in Kerry.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
Homes and businesses without landline phones could be waiting for several weeks more for restoration of service, Eircom said yesterday.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
Tue, 18 Feb, 2014
The son of Storm Darwin’s first fatality was working with his father at the time of the accident that claimed his life.
Mon, 17 Feb, 2014
ICONS of Irish music don’t come much bigger than Christy Moore. The 68-year-old singer has just released a new album, Where I Come From.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2013
Three articulated truck drivers have been remanded in custody for two days at a Garda station following a complaint from a member of the public about a YouTube video in which they drove their huge trucks three abreast along the main Limerick to Tralee road last year.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
Killings were not common in Co Kerry’s past, but were often brutal — perhaps the influence of Civil War carnage, says Richard Fitzpatrick.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
IN RECENT years there has been outrage following reports into clerical abuse, as well as the publication of the recent report into the behaviour at Magdalene Laundries.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013
THE FASTEST man in the world will tomorrow romp home to victory.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2012
“I miss him every day and when I wake up in the morning I think we’re going to be having our breakfast together. His presence is still here. I can feel him around the place.” — Mary Keane
Wed, 30 May, 2012
Successful Kerry-born people in London’s construction industry are planning a tourism steal during Olympic year to help promote their native county.
Wed, 02 May, 2012
Nenagh mart manager Michael Harty summed up Tuesday’s sale with the phrase, “The confidence is just tremendous.”
Thu, 22 Mar, 2012
STRONG reservations have been expressed about a move by a local authority to offload land banks earmarked for social and affordable housing.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
GARDAÍ in Co Kerry are investigating a single vehicle accident in which a man in his 20s was seriously injured.
Wed, 31 Aug, 2011
SOME 46 European ministers have agreed common political goals for the long-term protection of the continent’s woodlands at the sixth Forest Europe conference in Oslo, Norway.
Thu, 16 Jun, 2011
ONCE in a lifetime you work with the best GAA chairman there is. Alas, it’s only the once.
Mon, 06 Jun, 2011
Micheal O Muircheartaigh obviously has high hopes for his new four-legged friend. Upon retiring from his GAA commentary role last September, the Irish Greyhound Board announced that they would present him with a greyhound and the dog was handed over at a function in Shelbourne Park yesterday afternoon.
Thu, 27 Jan, 2011
EFFORTS are continuing to resolve a stand-off between a community in Kerry and providers of a controversial telecommunications mast which has been given planning permission by An Bord Pleanála.
Tue, 08 Sep, 2009
DARIAK, absent since finishing fourth behind Indian Pace in the Galway Hurdle, stormed away with the Brandon Hotel Handicap Hurdle at Tralee yesterday.
Wed, 01 Oct, 2008
KERRY’S dominance in Gaelic football over the past century is a testament to the county’s passion for the sport — a passion that was forged by the bitterness of the Civil War.
Sat, 25 Aug, 2007
GARDAÍ in Kerry yesterday reported “steady progress” with their investigation into a head-on crash in which two motorcyclists died, on the Castleisland/Abbeyfeale Road, on Sunday, June 25.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2006
PATRIOTISM was far removed from the minds of some members of the Old IRA, suggests the author of a controversial new book.
Mon, 08 Aug, 2005
OLDER people and those with disabilities living in country areas can look forward to a better bus service, Transport Minister Martin Cullen pledged yesterday when he announced that the Rural Transport Initiative (RTI) is to become a permanent part of Government funding.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2005
A TINY Kerry village will be transformed into a ‘mini Bethlehem’ next weekend in a bid to capture the real spirit of Christmas.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2004
THE death has occurred in Cork of former Kerry footballer and Army lieutenant, Ned Roche.
Tue, 12 Oct, 2004
Tue, 25 May, 2004
THE goat took a back seat as ponies and donkeys took centre stage at a busy day of trading at Puck Fair yesterday.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2003
Ryle Dwyer analyses the events following Collins’ death
Thu, 22 Aug, 2002
Tommy Barker reports on a property sure to attract interest due to its old-fashioned price tag,
Sat, 10 Aug, 2002
Charlie Mulqueen enjoys the challenges at Castleisland,
Tue, 30 Jul, 2002