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Kerry MEP says enhanced EU labelling for whiskey and spirits will improve procedure

Whiskey and spirits are to get enhanced geographical protection under EU law. Kerry MEP Seán Kelly has co-authored an opinion on a review of the...

Kerry pound has highest number of greyhounds put to sleep

Kerry had the highest number of greyhounds euthanised of any dog pound in the country last year. 72 greyhounds entered the dog pound in Tralee...

Irish-Canadian trans-Atlantic duo recovering in Tralee following rescue

A rescue co-ordinated by Valentia Coast Guard Radio Station yesterday was of two rowers attempting a world record. Brian Conville from Dublin and Joseph Gannon...

Outdoor adult exercise park opens in Dingle

An outdoor adult exercise park has opened in Dingle. Kerry County Council developed the park on a site donated by the O'Connor family on Brewery...

Valentia man appointed head of legal firm in US

A Kerry man has been appointed head of Matheson's US office. Mark O'Sullivan, who was born in Valentia, will lead the legal firm's new premises...

Sentencing adjourned of two men charged with robbing Waterville Post Office

Sentencing has been adjourned in the case of two men charged with robbing Waterville Post Office last year. 38-year-old Marcus O'Rourke with an address at...

Call for council to fix infrastructure damaged by heavy traffic in wind farm developments

A Kerry councillor wants roads and bridges damaged by heavy traffic in the development of wind farms to be fixed. Fine Gael Cllr Aoife Thornton...

Valentia Coast Guard co-ordinates rescue of two people 170 milles off Castletownbere

Two men have been rescued from a rowing boat off the coast of Castltownbere Valentia Coast Guard Radio Station received an EPIRB emergency distress signal...

Rose of Tralee CEO heavily criticises Fáilte Ireland over reduction in funding

The Chief Executive of the Rose of Tralee has heavily criticised Fáilte Ireland over a reduction in funding. Anthony O'Gara said that festival funding from...

Seaweed research for methane in cattle could provide spin off for Kerry industry

New research around reducing the methane gas produced by cattle could be a game changer for counties like Kerry. Researchers at James Cook University in...

Kerry TD concerned over stoppage of hip and knee replacements at University Hospital Kerry

A Kerry TD has expressed concerns that hip and knee replacements have been stopped at University Hospital Kerry in recent months. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae says...

International Rose Parade takes place this evening

The International Rose Parade takes place this evening. It will offer a first glimpse of the 2018 Rose of Tralee contestants, as they join a...

236 Kerry people volunteering for next weekend’s World Meeting of Families

Nearly 240 Kerry people have signed up as volunteers for next weekend’s World Meeting of Families. The Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne is urging everyone...

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Boxer, Folk Hero and Wife-Beater: Should Jack Doyle be Honoured? – August 17th, 2018

Women’s groups have criticised plans to erect a statue in Cobh to honour the Gorgeous Gael, Jack Doyle. Jerry spoke to Doyle’s biographer, Michael...

Remembering Aretha: the Woman and the Voice – August 17th, 2018

JJ O’Shea, presenter of the award-winning Global Village on Radio Kerry, puts into context the life and career of Aretha Franklin who’s died at...