Swimming at Ballybunion in Co. Kerry, one of the south-west's foremost seaside resorts, has been placed off-limits after high levels of e.coli associated with animal and human faeces, or a combination, showed up on Monday.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2019
The Office of Public Works (OPW) has issued an extra 13 permits to boatmen to bring visitors to Skellig Michael as they say they are "cautiously optimistic" the island will open to the public on schedule next month.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Sceilig Mhícíl and Star Wars: worlds apart and both mighty forces... I read (on Irish Examiner July 24) with concern that a second Star Wars film crew may yet descend on the ‘world heritage site’ of St.Fionán, west of The Iveragh Peninsula in Co. Kerry.
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015
Government Minister Deenihan is to be commended on his recent decision toprotect the remnant of our native Red Deer herds in Co. Kerry, but at the same time he ignored the plight of our non-native Red species, whose numbers are at critically low levels because of commercial exploitation.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012