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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# ballybunion

This year
Ballybunion beaches closed to bathers after 'elevated levels of bacteria' found in the water
The prohibition against swimming and bathing is in place at Ballybunion North and South beaches.
Last year
Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears
Mourners were told of Dessie Byrne’s ‘wicked sense of humour’ and Muriel Eriksson’s ‘loving, caring’ nature.
Brother and sister who died after getting into difficulty in Ballybunion named locally
The two people who died were siblings – a man in his 50s and a woman in her 60s.
Man and woman die after getting into difficulty off Ballybunion beach in Kerry
The incident happened around 6pm this evening.
All time
How Bill Clinton's Kerry statue owes its roots to a visit by Dick Spring to Martha's Vineyard
Newly released State Papers show that the round was four years in the making.
Appeal for witnesses after man in his 70s dies in single vehicle collision in Co Kerry
The incident happened on the Lartigue Road, Ballybunion shortly before 12pm yesterday.
Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast
Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.
Windsurfer who went missing off Kerry travelled 25 miles before making it ashore
The man spent seven hours at sea and has been taken to University Hospital Limerick for examination.
Kerry's Eye has outdone itself with the ultimate 'only in Ireland' headline
Check the pub.
Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry
Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.
Another wonderful tribute to Anthony Foley appeared on Ballybunion beach
A Munster send off.
'I'll never get over it': Wife of Jerry McCabe worried gardaí will be hurt in gangland feud
A plaque was unveiled at the murdered garda’s childhood home in Ballylongford today.
This café in Ballybunion has shut up shop for a very Irish priority
And who can blame them?
Three gardaí in hospital after garda car crashed into wall while responding to a call
Their injuries are described as non-life threatening.
Two youths stranded on rocks airlifted to hospital
The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon on Nun’s Beach in Co Kerry.
Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car
The accident occurred just before 10pm last night on the Tralee to Ballybunion road.
Six arrested after bust-up at wedding in Kerry hotel
They will appear in court next week.
Ballybunion's incredible coastline has everyone pretty "Happy"
Move over Donegal.
We thought that earlier pothole was big but then we saw this one...
Step aside, Tramore. Ballybunion has had a rough day.
Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre
The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.
Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry
She was visiting friends and was unfamiliar with the area, becoming stranded on shore.
Body of a man found on strand in Ballybunion after two-day search
The discovery was made by the Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter off the Long Strand in Ballybunion.
Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry
Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.
Search for body of a man who went missing off Kerry coast continues
Stephen Godson-Ukiwo is believed have jumped off a cliff, hours after his girlfriend was found dead at her home in Tralee.