Person: Michael O’Shea
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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Swamp Fox won the feature race, the €26,000 Dawn Milk Handicap on Ladies Day at Killarney Races yesterday, but there was no outfoxing, or even outdancing judges Aidan O’Mahony and Thalia Heffernan who said they were “ swamped” with style.
Fri, 21 Jul, 2017
A late Sean McLoughlin goal saw Noel Healy’s UCC claim the Beamish Stout Munster Senior League Premier Division title as they got the better of Cobh Wanderers at The Mardyke last night.
Wed, 31 May, 2017
Cobh Wanderers boss Michael Deasy vowed that his team will be back at Lansdowne Road after suffering penalty-shootout heartbreak in Saturday’s FAI Intermediate Cup final.
Mon, 15 May, 2017
A concrete company employee whose co-worker died said he had safety concerns but feared he would lose his job if he voiced them, an inquest has heard.
Thu, 04 May, 2017
One of the country’s top tourist towns, Dingle, cannot accommodate many of its seasonal workers.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
Enormous population growth has not been without its challenges for the small town of Milltown in Co Kerry, writes
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
A row is developing between Cork and Kerry over the Macroom bypass.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2017
Thu, 15 Dec, 2016
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
A civic reception has been given to a global entrepreneur who has kept his feet firmly on Kerry soil where he grew his tiny operation into a world-leading brand.
Wed, 20 Jul, 2016
Wed, 06 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
Kerry County Council is looking to acquire the disused Dingle hospital with a view to creating housing for seasonal tourism staff and single locals.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2016
A judge who sentenced a Meath man to two and a half years in prison for assaulting his girlfriend did not inquire into an allegation that the man locked the woman in a dog cage, his lawyers claimed at the Court of Appeal yesterday.
Sat, 18 Jun, 2016
They have been described as “gallows” by some critics and even as “a blight on the landscape” by others, but Fáilte Ireland says its discovery point signs on the Wild Atlantic Way were erected after a lengthy public consultation process.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2016
A “much-loved grandfather”, who lost control and stabbed his daughter’s partner when he heard him abuse her over the phone, has had his jail term cut on appeal.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2016
Thu, 18 Feb, 2016
A man who ordered his dog to attack gardaí as they executed a warrant to search his house was yesterday jailed for three and a half years.
Fri, 29 Jan, 2016
Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Delays in carrying out dredging works at one of the country’s best-known fishing ports and tourist areas are hampering economic development, it has been claimed.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Kerry County Council plans to spend €62m in providing 1,058 housing units in the next three years.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Eight people have died in traffic accidents over a 10-year period on a busy tourist route earmarked for a major upgrade.
Tue, 17 Mar, 2015
Four years after it opened in a bright blue blaze, and in the teeth of recession, Cork city centre’s Electric Bar and Fish Restaurant is to close its doors.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
Councillors in Kerry have rejected a call by Sinn Féin to reduce next year’s property tax bill by the maximum 15% allowable following a plea by management that the council coffers would be under huge strain and services would have to be reduced.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
A warning was given yesterday of another potential tragedy on a popular Blue Flag beach where two nuns drowned while swimming last week.
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
An eyesore ghost estate in a Kerry village is gaining as much notoriety as its most infamous son, the Wild Colonial Boy
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014
It looks as if Civil War politics in Kerry — where the conflict was at its most bitter — could soon be over, with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael forming an alliance on the county council.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
Final tallies from Killarney are in and the quota is likely to be 2,000.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
Johnny Healy-Rae is tallying an impressive 3,141 votes in South and West Kerry on his first time before the electorate.
Sat, 24 May, 2014
The directors of a top hotel which has been a landmark in Irish tourism for more than a century and a half, yesterday moved to ease concerns among customers arising from its forthcoming sale.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
A great-grandfather who was the driver for two burglars as they broke into houses in Meath was spared jail at Trim Circuit Court yesterday.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
A footballer who broke an opponent’s leg with a ‘kung fu’-style tackle during a junior soccer match in Co Meath two years ago was spared jail yesterday.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
A Meath man who set fire to his brother’s house after finding his ex-girlfriend in bed with his brother has been spared jail.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Fianna Fáil has nominated teacher Norma Moriarty, from Waterville, to replace Cllr Paul O’Donoghue on the party’s ticket in the South and West Kerry area for the May local elections.
Thu, 13 Feb, 2014
A brother of former Fianna Fáil cabinet minister John O’Donoghue is expected to step aside from the forthcoming local elections to make way for the return of the former minister to politics.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
The identity of an infant who had died within minutes of birth was used in a social welfare scam in Co Meath, a court has heard.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
A judge said he could not “remotely estimate the incalculable loss”, of a woman to her family.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
A father of five who was €10,000 in arrears on his mortgage and struggling to feed his children grew cannabis to raise money to relieve the financial pressure he was under, a judge was told yesterday.
Wed, 23 Oct, 2013
A TORRENT of outrage greeted the recent photographs of Charles Saatchi putting his hands around Nigella Lawson’s neck, but what if the tables had been turned? Does slapping your bloke ever constitute domestic violence?
Mon, 12 Aug, 2013
A sex offender who posed as a casting agent for TV programmes on the social networking site Bebo and set up an ‘audition’ for a 16-year-old boy who he then sexually assaulted, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years at Trim Circuit Court.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
It is a common, yet embarrassing, scenario but British scientists have offered an insight into why we forget people’s names only for them to return hours later.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013