Last year saw an increase in most crimes in Kerry, apart from homicide, drug, and weapons offences.
There was also a rise in attempts to murder, robberies, and burglaries according to figures from the Central Statistics Office.
Compared to 2014, there was a 22 per cent rise in the number of rapes, sexual assaults, and sexual offences in Kerry last year; 71 were recorded.
The number of attempts or threats to murder, assault, and harassment was also up to 474, an 11 per cent increase year on year.
There was a 54 per cent rise in fraud and deception in Kerry last year, at 140 incidents.
Public order was up eight per cent to 1,649 cases; and there were 394 incidents of arson and criminal damage – a six per cent increase.
There was a doubling in the number of robberies and extortion offences from nine to 18.
Burglaries rose nine per cent to 391; however thefts were down eight per cent to 1,090.
Homicide fell from two to one case, drug offences dropped from 116 to 90 last year, and there was a 15 per cent decrease in weapons and explosives offences, down to 152.