Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
The 2014 Sliabh Luachra Music Trail, celebrating the traditional musical style of the area, will be launched on Friday by Arts Minister, Jimmy Deenihan, TD, at Ballydesmond Community Centre. The aim is a year-round calendar of events, encompassing festivals and venues throughout the region.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2014
Some parts of Kerry will now be more than an hour away from their nearest 24-hour Garda station, following the closure of nine stations in the county, some of which had been there since the days of the Royal Irish Constabulary in the 19th century.
Mon, 28 Jan, 2013
With up to 100,000 acres estimated to have been hit by severe Shannon river flooding since early June in counties Roscommon, Galway, Longford, Westmeath and Offaly, IFA president John Bryan has called for a lead agency to take charge, instead of about six agencies having a say in water levels — including the OPW, Waterways Ireland, the ESB, and the National Parks and Wildlife Service.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
A KERRY garage owner who fitted a speed-limiting device to his son’s car after he was caught breaking the legal limit has backed a coroner’s call for the mandatory fitting of limiters on all vehicles registered to motorists under 25 years of age.
Thu, 28 Apr, 2011
For the once hurling-centric Éire Óg club, Sunday’s football finals – and the appearance of Daniel Goulding, Ciaran Sheehan and exciting minor Kevin Hallissey – offer a global platform to the strides the club has made with the big ball. Fintan O’Toole visited the Ovens-based club
Fri, 17 Sep, 2010