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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Co Kerry

This year
Two motorcyclists killed in separate road incidents in Roscommon and Kerry
A man in his 40s and another in his 30s have died.
Govt would be interested in buying Conor Pass land, but not for €10 million, Varadkar says
The sale of the significant land holding has been advertised on the Conor Pass website for a guide price of €10 million.
A celebration of words: Listowel Writers’ Week returns for its 53rd year this June bank holiday
From Liz Nugent to Seamus Heaney: Simone Langemann, acting festival manager of Listowel Writers’ Week, shares highlights from this year’s extraordinary programme.
Man hospitalised after refuse company accidentally lifts bin with man inside
The incident happened on Main Street in Killarney this morning.
Last year
3,500 people from over 130 countries to be conferred with Irish citizenship in Kerry
Four citizenship ceremonies will take place in Killarney both today and tomorrow.
15-year-old missing from Kerry found safe and well
Gardaí thanked the public for their assistance in the matter.
Man arrested in connection with murder of Miriam Burns (75) released without charge
The woman’s body was found on Monday afternoon at her home in Ardshanavooley, Killarney.
Department of Agriculture to review Puck Fair goat situation after receiving 175 queries
The department received the contacts to the Animal Welfare Helpline last week.
Department of Agriculture says it is 'aware' of recent Puck Fair animal welfare controversy
The three-day festival began yesterday in Co Kerry.
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.
Missing teenager from Co Kerry found safe and well
Gardaí said a 15-year-old from Killarney has since been found.
Two men remain in custody after man (50s) dies in Tralee
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
All time
11-year-old girl dies after crash in Co Kerry
The girl was cycling at the time of the incident.
Man arrested after €45k worth of suspected xanax tablets and cocaine seized in Co Kerry
The drugs were seized during a search of an apartment on Upper Castle Street in Tralee.
Man in 'serious condition' in hospital following collision between motorbike and car
The incident happened at around 2.10pm yesterday on the N71 in Co Kerry.
Man arrested over suspected invoice re-direct fraud in Co Kerry
The arrested man has since been released from custody.
Male cyclist (60s) dies in Killarney road collision
The incident took place at around 8.20am this morning.
Over 250 suspected cannabis plants seized from grow house in Kerry
The plants found were in an early stage of growth.
Irish woman shot her husband and sons before taking her own life, US police say
Police from Reno, Nevada said that there is “no known motive at this time”.
Young woman airlifted to hospital after kayaking incident in Co Kerry
The alarm was raised at approximately 2.30pm Saturday afternoon.
Cervical cancer campaigner Emma Mhic Mhathuna to be honoured on first anniversary
Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016.
After 36 years, Fungie has become the Guinness World Records' oldest dolphin living alone
The dolphin was first spotted in Dingle in 1983.
Jackie Healy-Rae (23) and two others in court on Kenmare assault charges
Jackie Healy Rae is contesting a local election seat in the new four-seat Castleisland area in the May local elections
Cyclist in his 60s dies after being found lying on rural road in Kerry
Gardaí in Listowel are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Two men arrested after 370 wraps of suspected heroin worth approx €10k seized
The drugs were seized in Tralee, Co Kerry.
'His family believes that if his cancer was detected in any of the 3 x-rays, his prognosis wouldn't be terminal'
Thousands of scans affecting 26,000 patients were reviewed – of those, 11 people’s cancer diagnoses were delayed, it was found.
Parasites that inspired Alien monster wash up on Kerry beach
A local was strolling along Ventry beach when she noticed hundreds of Phronima washed up along the shore.
'I have the van; it has a face': A new documentary looks at the hidden stories behind three Irish film sets
Journalist Pavel Barter researched the stories behind three Irish films from down the years as part of his new radio documentary.
Canadian tourist dies after falling at Macgillycuddy's Reeks
Because of dense fog and challenging conditions, it was difficult to locate the couple, believed to be in their 20s/30s.
Why has a Kerry Gaeltacht's population been dramatically declining?
“It’s absolutely picturesque, but you can’t eat the view,” a spokesperson for Údarás na Gaeltachta said.
Jackie Lavin sues Bill Cullen over alleged €1m house purchase deal
The disagreement revolves around a €1-million deal for the sale of Killegy House in Co Kerry.
Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada
Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.
This Star Wars film starring kids is an amazing advertisement for north Kerry
North Kerry: A Star Wars Story.
This Kerry peninsula shows how the Irish have communicated for thousands of years
An expert talks us through how it all works.
Almost 40 sheep killed in dog attack on west Kerry farm
People are being warned to tie up their dogs.
Matt LeBlanc filmed Top Gear in Kenmare yesterday and the place was up in arms
Cruising down Henry Street in a Rolls Royce, no less.
Matt LeBlanc filmed Top Gear in Kenmare yesterday and there was huge excitement
Cruising down Henry Street in a Rolls Royce, no less.
€5,000 accordion stolen from pub during the Rose of Tralee
A man has been charged.
Man with one leg claims he was carrying knife through town 'for protection'
Concerned locals called gardaí to report a man walking through Kenmare with a breadknife.
Check out how unreal Co Kerry looks in this fantastic drone footage
Ah, if only we could put a roof on the place…