Gardaí in Killarney have arrested two females in relation to a serious incident in the curtilage of a retail premises on Monday afternoon on the outskirts of the town involving a number of women in which two women were set upon and violently assaulted.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
The Garda armed response unit was called to the 200-house Ballyspillane estate in Killarney, Co Kerry, on Tuesday to deal with an ongoing dispute between rival Traveller sides in a Traveller dispute.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Gardaí in Killarney are investigating a suspected fire bomb attack on a family home in a housing estate in the early hours.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Emergency Department nurses and their families who took part in a lunchtime protest outside University Hospital Kerry in Tralee were joined by hospital staff and the public.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2018
A feud which erupted after a First Holy Communion and continues to involve two sectors of the Kerry Traveller community remains highly volatile, the county’s main policing body was told yesterday.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
All householders will be asked to produce written proof of using an authorised waste service under bylaws to go before the public in Kerry.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2018
Faced with another summer of congestion in Killarney, local representatives as well as the town’s jarveys are coming up with solutions.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
A group of around 30 people, a small number of whom were parents of children attending nearby schools, protested outside a reception centre in Killarney Co Kerry today where the first of 55 men seeking international protection arrived.
Sun, 17 Dec, 2017
A protest is to take place on at noon today in Killarney near a former guesthouse where some 55 men seeking international protection are to be housed.
Sat, 16 Dec, 2017
The Department of Justice is being criticised in Killarney as it emerged that some 55 people “seeking international protection” are to be located in a house in the town centre, without prior notice to the community.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
Kerry County Council has been warned it needs to accommodate larger families as its policy of building two-or three-bedroom homes is restricting the family size of young couples to just one child, “a bit like China”.
Thu, 28 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
There are that drones are being deployed by would-be burglars to stake out houses and properties, says a councillor.
Tue, 13 Jun, 2017
No provision has been made in planning laws, in Kerry, for a minimum distance of the erection of huge wind turbines from family homes.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
“Locals only” does not always apply in Kerry – the county with one of the most stringent planning laws of any county, the councillor Maura Healy-Rae says.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
The sister of a woman cyclist who died in a traffic accident in Co Kerry last week is demanding the road authorities carry out urgent improvements to a notorious stretch of a bypass road.
Thu, 18 May, 2017
Kerry County Council voted by majority to bring in a dress code for local politicians — and to push for this to be extended to the Dáil.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
Legal advice has been sought over a controversial proposal for a graveyard in Co Kerry which may not be “consecrated ground”.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
A 17-year-old whose family has been in the jarvey business for three generations has emerged as the winner of the only horse and carriage hackney licence to be publicly advertised in the town’s recent history.
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
A motion calling on Kerry County Council to issue an invitation to US president Donald Trump to visit the Kingdom is likely to provoke heated debate in council chambers.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2017
Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Fri, 26 Aug, 2016
A joint approach from politicians in Cork and Kerry has been urged to progress a bypass route on the main road linking the counties.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016
The eldest daughter of the Kerry Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae has lost out in her bid to take over the chair of the municipal district of Killarney.
Tue, 28 Jun, 2016
Consultants have been hired by Kerry County Council to examine what has gone wrong with the traffic system in Killarney.
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
Some county councillors in Kerry believe local families already on a housing waiting list should be “looked after first” before the planned arrival of refugees.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Councillors in Co Kerry have unanimously backed a call to declare the post office network a national asset.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Robberies, burglaries, and thefts from shops are the biggest policing problem faced by gardaí in Kerry — and shoplifting and burglary have reached “epidemic level” in some areas , the inaugural meeting of the county’s joint policing committee has been told.
Sun, 13 Sep, 2015
Extra vehicles using a new car park in a town hit by chronic congestion will not create a traffic hazard, An Bord Pleanála has ruled.
Thu, 06 Aug, 2015
A pact between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and Labour yesterday ensured the election of FG Cllr Pat McCarthy as chairman of Kerry County Council.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
The 15-year-old Killarney Junior Cert student and her family who have been forced to stay in their family car in recent weeks have been offered accommodation in a guesthouse for four nights.
Wed, 10 Jun, 2015
A 15-year-old Killarney student has no place to live and yesterday went in to her Junior Cert geography exam knowing her family, including her nine-year-old brother and 20-month-old baby sister, had no more money for food.
Tue, 09 Jun, 2015
Hundreds of boy racers attracted to Killarney, Co Kerry, for the annual Rally of the Lakes over the public holiday weekend will come in for close Garda attention.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
A lack of parking facilities will force visitors away from a top tourist town, it has been warned.
Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
One of the country’s leading tourist areas last year saw a 17% rise in the number of illegal dumping cases.
Tue, 10 Mar, 2015
A move to extend the ban on smoky coal to a leading tourist town, where air pollution far exceeds EU and World Health Organisation limits, has been resisted by councillors.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2015
A restaurant franchise chain is claiming it can help curb antisocial behaviour in a busy tourist town if it is allowed stay open until 3.30am at weekends.
Wed, 21 Jan, 2015
Long-running efforts to resolve a graves crisis in Killarney, Co Kerry, are expected to bear fruit early in 2015.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
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
Two teenage friends died after their car went out of control and crashed near Killarney, Co Kerry, early on Saturday.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
The way has been cleared for a permanent Islamic centre in Killarney.
Mon, 25 Aug, 2014
Gardaí in Killarney, Co Kerry, have pledged to continue a crackdown on bogus charity collectors.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
A huge drop in the number of animals for sale and in prices being fetched was reported at one of the country’s oldest horse fairs.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014