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Almost 180 patients on University Hospital Kerry’s orthopaedic waiting list

Almost 180 patients are on University Hospital Kerry's orthopaedic waiting list.The figure was revealed following a parliamentary question from Kerry Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae.Health...

28 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry today

There are 28 patients waiting on trolleys in University Hospital Kerry's Emergency Department today.That's according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives' Organisation.Nationally, there are...

Plan to alleviate traffic congestion in Killarney to be in place early in 2019

Plans to alleviate heavy traffic congestion in Killarney will be put in place early in 2019.Traffic chaos is the biggest problem faced by the...

Listowel Business and Community Alliance to take on paid staff to develop the town

Listowel Business and Community Alliance aims to take on a paid member of staff in order to develop the town.The findings of the Listowel...

Kerry farmer to harvest up to 150,000 tonnes of Brussel sprouts before Christmas

A Kerry farmer will harvest up to 150,000 tonnes of Brussel sprouts before Christmas.Paudie Hanafin grows a selection of vegetables at his farm in...

Kerry company to receive over €120,000 in LEADER Food Initiative funding

A Kerry company will receive over €120,000 in funding from the LEADER Food Initiative.Harty Nutrition Ltd will receive the funding for the expansion of...

UHK consultant given HSE special recognition award

A consultant in palliative medicine at University Hospital Kerry has been honoured with a national award.The Health Service Excellence Awards 2018, which were held...

Plans for 10 houses for the elderly in Killarney refused by An Bord Pleanala

Plans by a private developer to build 10 houses for the elderly in Killarney have been turned down by An Bord Pleanala.Terradaniel Ltd had...

Two new acquisitions for Kerry Group

Kerry Group has announced two acquisitions in North America, worth a combined €325 million.The company is to buy the North American business of Japan's...

Over €960,000 to be spent on closed North Kerry Landfill in 2019

Over €960,000 (€964,323) will be spent next year on the North Kerry Landfill, which closed in 2014.The North Kerry Landfill stopped accepting waste four...

Kerry Schoolboys and Girls League Team Of The Week

Padraig Harnett reveals his VITHIT Kerry Schoolboys & Girls League Team Of The Week

Kerry Rugby Results

Munster Junior League Div.1 Abbeyfeale 15 Crosshaven 10 St. Senan's (Shannon) 10 Newcastlewest 30Division 2 Castleisland 16 Waterford City 7Division 3 Killarney 37 Killorglin...

The Top 50 Footballers In Ireland

Irish Independent journalist Martin Breheny has named his top 50 Gaelic footballers.All-Ireland champions Dublin are heavily featured but Kerry too are included. We’ve been speaking...

The Election that Changed Everything – December 14th, 2018

Events are being held to honour the four Kerrymen who were elected MPs a century ago and who went on to sit as members...

From Women’s Suffrage to #MeToo: Young Women in Modern Ireland – December 14th, 2018

An event to celebrate young women in modern Ireland took place in Tralee yesterday. The EmPowerMe event, which marked the 100th anniversary of Irish...

Call from the Dáil – December 14th, 2018

John Downing, political editor of the Irish Independent, looks at the week when events in Westminster cast a shadow over politics here.