Place: Ross Castle
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A number of emaciated sika deer on Inisfallen, the monastic island in the heart of the Killarney National Park, have been culled after some deer were found to have starved to death.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2018
Give the oars a quick rattle in the oarlocks and settle onto the wooden seat before you undertake the 45-minute row from Ross Castle, Killarney, Co Kerry, to a stronghold of early Irish monasticism.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
An investigation into how a boat ferrying tourists on a Killarney lake capsized, throwing all on board into the water, has concluded that the voyage from Ross Castle to the Gap of Dunloe was carried out in unsuitable weather conditions and the skipper made no attempt to contact the emergency services.
Sat, 23 Sep, 2017
A call has been made to give Killarney’s famed jarveys improved access to the town’s national park in a move to help ease traffic congestion.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Traffic division gardaí in Kerry were specifically watching for mobile phone use by all drivers, including bus drivers, in Killarney during the summer, a court has been told.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Dozens of applications have been received for a single Killarney jarvey licence — the first hackney horse and carriage licence to have been publicly advertised in generations.
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Tue, 27 Sep, 2016
Sat, 21 May, 2016
A Killarney boat owner and his skipper, summonsed for passenger overloading at the peak of the season in 2014, said there was a climate of “intimidation” on the lakes between rival operators.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
Trish Dromey reports on a sweet, petite Rosscarbery bolthole buy.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
Dublin aside, there are more hotel and B&B beds in Killarney than in any other Irish town. It more than deserves its tourism status, says Tony Clayton-Lea.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Whether or not you believe in the paranormal, these locations from around Ireland will at the very least give you the heebie jeebies.
Sun, 08 Mar, 2015
One of the country’s landmark castles, visited by tens of thousands of tourists, has made the cover of a prestigious travel magazine with millions of readers.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
A boatman who has operated on the lower lake at Killarney for the the past 40 years has gone to the High Court in a row over how many boats he can have in the water.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2015
A well-known disability rights campaigner has called for a full audit of a popular tourist attraction to find out where it “falls short” under the Disability Act 2005.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
Accommodation for the afterlife is booming it seems as castles in counties Kerry and Meath have been named on two lists as the world’s most haunted destinations.
Fri, 31 Oct, 2014
People might be sceptical of the ghost hunter clubs springing up all over the country but, according to some of Ireland’s top paranormal investigators, their supernatural adventures are far from hocus pocus.
Sat, 25 Oct, 2014
A horse-drawn tradition will survive in one of the country’s premier tourist destinations, despite fierce competition from other transport providers.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2014
Two bodies have been found in the search for two men missing for over a month.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
A chance bus trip through Killarney National Park more than 20 years ago “mesmerised” a young landscape photographer and sparked a compulsion in him to picture its wonders in all their glory.
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
Almost as much as that venerable landmark Ross Castle, Liebherr has become iconic to Killarney, as well as being a national flagship industry.
Thu, 16 Jan, 2014
Irish Water Safety (IWS) has called for compulsory aquatic training for primary school children as part of a long-term strategy to prevent future drowning tragedies.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2013
A 20-year-old student drowned in Killarney, Co Kerry, last evening, bringing to eight the number of people who have drowned during the current spell of warm weather.
Sat, 20 Jul, 2013
Reaction in Limerick to an Irish Examiner billboard campaign flagging an in-depth look at crime figures across Ireland may have resulted from a misinterpretation of the nature of the promotion, the newspaper’s editor said yesterday.
Wed, 05 Jun, 2013
Gardaí are trying to track thieves who stole eight outboard engines from angler and passenger boats near Ross Castle, Killarney, one of the country’s best-known tourist attractions.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
Claire Droney gets a luxury tour of Killarney — the kind Queen Victoria received.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2012
The history of these islands and their peoples can be read through their castles, ruined or restored, finds Mary Leland
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
A WISE man of our acquaintance, who’s as healthy as a proverbial trout, made a sweeping statement the other day.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2012
A TOWN council has been urged to acquire a listed Victorian building, once a picture postcard cottage, at the gateway to Killarney National Park.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2011
150 years ago Victoria made what is undoubtedly the most famous visit by a member of the British royal family to these shores.revisits the eight days that marked the start of a very valuable tourism trade.
Sat, 05 Mar, 2011
A PILOT survey of Killarney’s multi-million euro tourism industry may be a model for similar studies in other Irish destinations.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2011
OVER 250 years after it started welcoming visitors to its famous shores, Killarney’s charms are still wowing visitors, with a whopping 97% extolling the friendliness of the local welcome.
Tue, 14 Dec, 2010
PLANS are to be drawn up to deal with future flooding in a low-lying part of Kerry.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2009
FEARS of a recurrence of major flooding in Tralee have prompted a new study of at-risk areas of the town.
Tue, 01 Dec, 2009
IT was business as usual for jarveys in Killarney National Park yesterday, despite a warning they would be barred from the tourist attraction if they did not fit dung-catching devices to their traps.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2009
DISAPPOINTMENT has been voiced in Killarney following the exclusion, yet again, of an historic, old house from Fáilte Ireland funding.
Wed, 01 Apr, 2009
A SPECIALLY designed weed-cutting machine, which has been introduced to Lough Corrib to tackle an invasive plant, may yet be seen in other parts of the country.
Mon, 02 Feb, 2009
SUMMER kicks off in Cork and Kerry today with a bumper weekend of festivals and two marathons.
Fri, 30 May, 2008
MORE than 700,000 people visited Muckross House and Gardens in Killarney during 2007, ensuring its position among the top five tourist attractions nationally.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2008