A BALLYBUNION lad who died in March at the tragically young age of 13 is to be remembered on the roof of the world as one of his closest friends is travelling to Mount Everest this week where he will leave a photograph of the late, much-loved youngster.
UP to 50 jobs are in the pipeline in Firies with the potential of more employment into the future as work begins on a new food processing centre in the strategically positioned village.
TWO Polish men accused of theft from homes in Killorglin and Beaufort will have spent 30 days in custody by the time they appear again before the courts.
EXTREMELY low tides at the weekend allowed archaeologists examine old ship wrecks in Ballyheigue for the first time in years as the foreshore retreated hundreds of metres out.
INDEPENDENT councillor Michael Cahill has denied claims that he has applied to rejoin Fianna Fáil over three years after he sensationally quit the party.
THE nation is long used to pouring cold water on the promises of Government, but one north Kerry club went a step further this week when they poured freezing cold water on a real-life government minister.
THIEVES cut phone lines serving homes and businesses across a north Kerry community during a break-in to a school in the early hours of Friday morning.
AN ITALIAN tourist who drove for half a kilometre on the wrong side of a south Kerry road before crashing into another vehicle has been convicted and fined €250 for driving without due care and attention.
WORK is now well underway on Tralee Rowing Club's new home on the canal.
AMBULANCE staff attached to Kerry General Hospital are forced to work in a building that's 'not fit for purpose' on a side of the complex where delivery vehicles regularly park in front of the ambulance bays.