A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Sat, 09 May, 2020
GAA legend Mick O’Dwyer has called on people to 'abide by the rules' in the battle to defeat coronavirus.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2020
Thu, 12 Mar, 2020
Tributes have been paid following the death of Joe Kavanagh, one of the oldest people in Ireland, aged 105.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020
There are 624 approved applicants currently on the county council housing list in the area which includes most of the Ring of Kerry. Half are single persons.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
For almost 30 years, in terms of Kerry politics, we have spoken of the Spring dynasty, and it is a real reflection of the low ebb in which Labour finds itself when it cannot even stand a candidate in the Kingdom.
Mon, 03 Feb, 2020
Last month, the genial host at Waterville Golf Links, Noel Cronin, sat down with Examiner Sport to discuss great links, great folk, and retirement with. He passed away unexpectedly at 75 over the weekend in Orlando for the PGA Show, doing what he did best - promoting Waterville Golf.
Sun, 26 Jan, 2020
Thousands of people were left without power in Kerry, the first county to be hit by the storm called after its native saint, Brendan on Monday morning.
Mon, 13 Jan, 2020
discusses great links, great folk and retirement with Mr Waterville Golf, Noel Cronin.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
The project has already received approval for significant Government grant aid – but without proper consultation with businesses and locals, a council area meeting heard in Killorglin.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Kerry County Council has begun to outline its application for a greenway cycle and walkway through small farms and towns along the old railway line skirting the N70 Ring of Kerry in south Kerry, which was announced in 2014, but which has still to be constructed.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Meanwhile the Healy-Raes now see a gap and may well go for the chance of a third seat, it is strongly rumoured.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
By the summer of 1990, All-Ireland football champions Cork had Kerry’s number. So much so that Rebel fans were yelling ‘lock the gates’ as they dismembered the Kingdom in the provincial decider in Cork. However a bigger challenge loomed for Billy Morgan, Larry Tompkins, & Co — Meath. In his new book on Cork’s historic double season,reveals how Colm O’Neill turned from peripheral to pivotal figure on the road to GAA history.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
Young people attending this weekend’s Electric Picnic Festival in Co Laois have been warned of high strength drugs in circulation, particularly as a number of people have died already this year to drugs.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
Swimming bans have been lifted at a number of beaches in County Clare and County Kerry.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
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
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
The HSE have given the go-ahead to take down no swimming signs erected on a south Kerry beach after levels of e-coli and other bacteria were found during routine testing earlier this week
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019
A no-swimming notice has been placed on a second beach in South Kerry in just days. Both closures are due to recent extreme weather events in the area, it is believed.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2019
Almost a third of the more than 90 townlands in the South Kerry Gaeltacht are now uninhabited, with poor access to services one of the main reasons people are leaving the area.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
When Kay Redfield Jamison was 17 and experiencing her first mental breakdown, her English teacher gave her two of Robert Lowell’s poems to read – The Quaker Graveyard in Nantucket and Mr Edwards and the Spider.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary will be at the Amergin Solstice Poetry Gathering in Waterville, Co Kerry, over the next few days. Originally from Borris, Co Carlow, Olivia also presents The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1 and does a radio column every Tuesday for the Drivetime programme.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
The opening of an exclusive golf club on a headland in south Kerry has contributed to a “significant” increase in business for Kerry Airport, the latter’s AGM has heard
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
The government has nothing to hide in relation to the €3bn National Broadband Plan and will explain its decision and the project costs in due course, the Tánaiste says.
Wed, 15 May, 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
Longford man McGee guided the Faithful County to their famous 1982 All-Ireland final win, denying Kerry the five-in-a-row, as well as three consecutive Leinster titles and two All-Ireland Club SFC crowns with UCD.
Sun, 05 May, 2019
The Irish Wildlife Trust called this week for radical transformation of uplands management, after a week of wildfires which devastated habitats across Ireland.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Abbey Island can be reached in just a few steps across the beach at Derrynane, Co Kerry.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2019
From ‘Loub-jobs’ and Chinese binds to back-breaking platforms, artist Anne Tilby had no shortage of inspiration for her exhibition around women’s shoes, writes.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2019
The hardy monks used to winter in Ballinskelligs. They’d come in from the Rock as the weather turned nasty at the darkest time of year. And then, when the Skellig could no longer be inhabited at all, they moved lock, stock and barrel into Ballinskelligs and established an abbey.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
A development of 24 holiday homes, bought four years ago at auction as an uncompleted development which had started construction in 2007, is now for sale, trading all-year around, earning €272,000 per year in income, and scoring an impressive 9.8 out of 10 user satisfaction rating on booking.com.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
The Tralee Sports Complex was the hottest ticket in the country Saturday night. The Garvey’s Tralee Warriors were taking on basketball’s Super league leaders Templeogue in front of a raucous and partisan home support. Around 1,200 people packed the venue in a throwback to the great days of Irish basketball in the 80’s. The top of the table clash was all-ticket and sold out within a couple of days.
Tue, 12 Mar, 2019
A proposed development plan for parts of rural Kerry, focusing on tourism and on a peninsula area’s historical wealth, is firmly against rural housing.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Former Government minister John O’Donoghue has withdrawn his attempt to seek a nomination to contest the next local elections for Fianna Fáil in Kerry.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018
Even the presence of an upgraded marina has not stopped “the continuous decline of Caherciveen” and now the town’s Main Street is full of derelict buildings, its pavements broken and footpaths cracked, a delegation of business leaders has told a council meeting.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
There’s still a few days to be crossed off the calendar but we’ll go out on a limb here and suggest that the first September in living memory without a pair of All-Ireland men’s senior finals at its core will come and go without the sky falling in and the very fabric of the GAA having been ripped asunder.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Areas in rural Cork and Kerry left facing 20km-plus round trips
Wed, 29 Aug, 2018
Plans to develop “a landmark building” overlooking Ballinskelligs Bay, in the south Kerry Gaeltacht, have been appealed to An Bord Pleanála.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2018
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
Fáilte Ireland is examining the possibility of developing a full-scale walking trail along the entire Wild Atlantic Way route. The ambitious plan is a key objective of the tourism body’s 10-Year Vision for Tourism.
Fri, 13 Apr, 2018
The Kerry Group Rás Mumhan, one of the premier events on the Irish cycling calendar, will get underway today with 190 cyclists representing 37 teams taking to the start in Killorglin.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
A bronze statue stands to Mick O’Dwyer in his native Waterville in south Kerry. Earlier this year RTÉ aired a documentary on his life. And now the famous football manager will be honoured with a civic reception by councillors and officials in Tralee.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018
on the statutes, structures, and settings which focuses a golfer’s mind and lasts long in the memory.
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018