A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Faced with stone from Sneem, facing down to Derrynane and Kenmare Bay, and facing up to Dark Sky Reserve stars and nighttime galaxies via a diamond-shaped feature window, all to a musical backdrop of bass notes heard through open doors from an Art Deco baby grand piano once owned by booming-voiced English actor Brian Blessed... truly, there’s a lot going on to engage the senses at Arcadia.
Fri, 09 Aug, 2019
Caherdaniel, the home of the 19th century Liberator Daniel O’Connell, is also one of a number of coastal villages and towns without any public sewerage and waste water treatment.
Mon, 29 Jul, 2019
An island off Cork has launched a bid to become one of the world’s few officially-recognised dark sky sites - areas dedicated to stargazing.
Thu, 09 May, 2019
On the morning of November 28, 1881, the people of Dursey Island, Co Cork, looked out on the Calf Rock to an extraordinary sight. The tower of the lighthouse was gone, swept away in one of the most severe storms of the century. The lighthouse had been constructed in 1866 with its light 136ft high.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2018
The Department of Agriculture has ruled out any link between the increasing numbers of wild deer in south Kerry and the biggest outbreak of bovine TB in living memory in the area.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
There is something magical about embarking on a boat trip into the past where for part of your journey there is almost nothing modern in the scene before you apart from the bow of the boat, writes.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
TV and radio presenterjoins a long line of women who’ve thrived in their 30s. However, as a younger woman, she wasn’t convinced by what the hype, writes .
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
The leader of a company of more than 150 Irish UN peacekeepers who held out with few arms against 3,000 highly-trained mercenaries in the heat of the Congo has been honoured.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
It was a location for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, so it’s no surprise that Kerry has been listed as one of the best star-gazing spots on the planet.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
A German motorcyclist, on a tour of the South-West, died while travelling at a moderate speed on the main Ring of Kerry road after his bike went out of control, glanced off a rock in the margin which drove the machine further out of control and he was thrown from it.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
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Fri, 14 Oct, 2016
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
If you can’t beat the pervasive Japanese knotweed, eat it. That was one of the solutions put forward at a meeting of Kerry County Council, which heard parts of the Kingdom are being overrun by the invasive species.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Keeping the lights down low in Co Kerry, particularly where cost and demand are concerned, will be the way forward in a new public lighting policy implemented by the local authority yesterday.
Tue, 17 May, 2016
An end-of-summer ‘Sale Agreed’ has been posted up on the Ring of Kerry’s jewel-set Derrynane Hotel, which went to the open market in May.
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
A 76-year-old man who stopped off between Caherdaniel and Sneem on the Ring of Kerry for a few drinks with friends on his way home on a summer’s evening, has been banned from driving for two years, fined and will have to re-sit his test after being found driving with excess alcohol on a short drive to his home.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015
Conflicting estimates of damage caused by a spate of gorse fires in Killarney National Park have been given by statutory bodies.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Inchydoney beach has been named the best in the country for the second year in a row.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Inchydoney in West Cork has been voted the best beach in the country for the second year in a row.
Wed, 18 Feb, 2015
Stoke up romance and book a getaway together in Ireland, away from the madding crowds. Pamper yourselves in a spa, have your fill of love in a top class restaurant, or get dreamy under the stars on a romantic moonlight paddle.
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
For the past few days Irish Examiner readers have been sending us their photographs of working life around Ireland. Here, we list some of the best photos we have received.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
WE continue on the L4911, crossing scenic Cappul Bridge at the head of Ardgroom Harbour. We are immediately in wild country, Tooreennamna and Tooth mountains behind us and the Iveragh mountains across Kenmare River, ahead. After 0.5km, we pass an unpaved roadway going left, with a yellow Beara Way waymark. We could make the nearby parking space our trailhead, shortening the walk by 2km.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2014
A fusion of diverse attractions — from the ancient to the most modern — could launch a sometimes forgotten part of Ireland as a world centre for a new type of tourism.
Sat, 23 Aug, 2014
Owners of holiday homes in south Kerry are being asked to check their properties, following a spate of recent burglaries.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2014
Never shy about promoting its natural beauty and light, Kerry has now begun to work on its dark side.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2014
Kerry County Council is to seek emergency funding from the Government to deal with a worsening coastal erosion problem, with some seaside areas being described as “war zones”.
Tue, 07 Jan, 2014
Homes and business owners are beginning to count the cost as the latest 120km/h winds batter the west and south coasts.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2014
Rare land, house, bog, commonage and island sale in Kerry’s Derrynane harbour will stir interest.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
AUSTRALIA was where Úna Martin got the idea to start an artisan food business.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
The road system in Kerry is unlikely to be maintained to an acceptable level this year, due to council funds being slashed by €22m.
Tue, 05 Mar, 2013
London buyers may be calling for Irish homes. Tommy Barker hears life stories from those attending an Irish property fair in London
Sat, 23 Feb, 2013
The bodies of two white-tailed sea eagles, found in Derrynane, Co Kerry, and Glengarriff, Co Cork.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
Fáilte Ireland representatives and tourism groups on the Ring of Kerry are to pressure the Office of Public Works to postpone the closure of Derrynane House, the museum home of Daniel O’Connell, in the year of The Gathering.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
Whole swathes of the southwest were left without mobile phone coverage over Christmas, it has emerged.
Sat, 05 Jan, 2013
Follow your dream with this seven acre Ring of Kerry property, Tommy Barker reports
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
Neutral Shores: Ireland and the Battle of the Atlantic
Sat, 08 Sep, 2012
It’s the first real upheaval in their lives that every child must endure.
Thu, 30 Aug, 2012
Trish Dromey finds a house on the Ring of Kerry within minutes of the beach and Caherdaniel
Sat, 11 Aug, 2012
THE ancestral Kerry home of Daniel O’Connell is to receive a €1.2 million upgrade which, it is hoped, will turn it into a “must do” tourist attraction.
Fri, 04 Nov, 2011
PRESIDENT Mary McAleese gave her final keynote speech last night, praising Liberator Daniel O’Connell and speaking about dramatic and personal events surrounding her wedding day.
Fri, 28 Oct, 2011