HUNDREDS of mourners lined the streets of Tralee on Monday evening ahead of the funeral of James Powell, a man once described by gardaí as the leading figure in Kerry's criminal underworld.
KILLARNEY native Moira Murrell got the official nod as Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, with the unanimous approval of elected members on Monday.
A SECTION of the N72 in East Kerry which is built on a bog is developing dangerous lags that are potentially lethal for road users.
OVER 2,000 athletes and leisure runners from across Kerry and the world made the trip to Killarney on Saturday for one of the most scenic road races anywhere in Ireland.
KERRY County Council has refused planning for a pig farm on the outskirts of Killorglin after concerns were raised about noise, smell, and the potential threat of pollution in the nearby River Laune.
FOR the best part of 14 months, Fiona Kirby felt heartbroken every time she drove down Tralee's Rock Street.
KILLARNEY could be in the running for an All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil by the end of the decade if the reaction to last week's Fleadh Cheoil Na Mumhan is anything to go by.
ALMOST €180,000 in funding is to be provided to 10 childcare facilities in Kerry by the department of Children and Youth Affairs.
A CASTLEISLAND mother who has seen her autistic son's condition deteriorate hugely since the HSE slashed services at his school this week described the cutbacks as 'absolute cruelty'.
PASSENGER numbers on the subsidised Kerry Airport - Dublin route have increased for the fourth month in a row.