Ministers publish Draft Tourism Policy
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:28
Ministers publish Draft Tourism Policy

New targets for 50,000 extra jobs in tourism and hospitality and €1.7 billion more in annual revenue from tourism have been proposed by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar and Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring.

 Kerry airport passenger numbers going up
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:13
Kerry airport passenger numbers going up

PASSENGER numbers on the subsidised Kerry Airport - Dublin route have increased for the fourth month in a row.

Joy as Ireland's first baby penguin is born in Dingle
Published: Sunday, 27 July 2014 18:54
Joy as Ireland's first baby penguin is born in Dingle

THE first baby penguin to be born on the island of Ireland hatched out of its egg and into the world in Dingle Oceanworld.

Runners happy to take scenic route
Published: Saturday, 26 July 2014 11:33
Runners happy to take scenic route

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.

Dangerous lags on sections of N72 roadway
Published: Saturday, 26 July 2014 11:26
Dangerous lags on sections of N72 roadway

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.

Carnegie Arts News - Week 31
Published: Saturday, 26 July 2014 11:15
Carnegie Arts News - Week 31

Next Week at the Carnegie we have Music & Film with

Call for casual trading in Kenmare to be regulated
Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014 21:56
Call for casual trading in Kenmare to be regulated

A well-known food stall operator in the Kenmare market says a manager is needed to oversee casual trading in the town.

Kenmare Pink Ribbon Walk raises €31,550
Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014 21:50
Kenmare Pink Ribbon Walk raises €31,550

At a ceremony recently in the Town Square, the Kenmare Pink Ribbon Walk Committee announced that the Walk in May had raised €31,550.

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Published: Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:18
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Competition well underway for 2014 Top Tourism Towns
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:24
Competition well underway for 2014 Top Tourism Towns

Fáilte Ireland has published the shortlist of 15 towns and villages from across the country that are being considered for the 2014 Tourism Towns Awards.

Ireland set for "best tourism season since downturn" as visitor figures up 10%
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:20
Ireland set for "best tourism season since downturn" as visitor figures up 10%

Trips to Ireland by overseas visitors are up 10.3% for the first half of 2014, according to CSO figures released today.

Ireland preparing to lift austerity measures
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:03
Ireland preparing to lift austerity measures

Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) is moving closer to a switch away from deep austerity measures as it prepares for a key budget -- the first since the eurozone nation emerged from a massive international bailout.

Star Wars filmmakers in island row
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:56
Star Wars filmmakers in island row

Filmmakers shooting the latest Star Wars blockbuster have clashed with conservationists over their occupation of a remote island off the coast of Ireland.

Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:51
Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command

Samsung's new TVs have pressed 4K and curved frames as features, but what if you want one that's only curved sometimes? That's where a bendable TV comes in, and Samsung says it will release the industry's first one on August 1st in Korea.

Facebook Offering Users £118 To Test New App
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:46
Facebook Offering Users £118 To Test New App

Facebook is offering $200 (£118) to people willing to test out its new photo-messaging app Slingshot.

The perils of the Streisand effect
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:42
The perils of the Streisand effect

Former motor racing boss Max Mosley is suing Google for continuing to display photographs he says breach his privacy. But does pressing for information to be kept private, or suppressed, often have the opposite effect?

Israeli's vow to destroy Hamas tunnel network
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:29
Israeli's vow to destroy Hamas tunnel network

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a ceasefire".

Review recommends fundamental change at ‘closed, secretive’ Department of Justice
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 20:06
Review recommends fundamental change at ‘closed, secretive’ Department of Justice

2Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald pictured at a press conference today after the publication of the Report of the Independent Review Group on the Department of Justice.

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Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command
Samsung's new UHD TV is the first to go from flat to curved on command
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:51

Samsung's new TVs have pressed 4K and curved frames as features, but what if you want one that's only curved sometimes? That's where a bendable TV comes in, and Samsung says it will release the industry's first one on August 1st in Korea.

Facebook Offering Users £118 To Test New App
Facebook Offering Users £118 To Test New App
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:46

Facebook is offering $200 (£118) to people willing to test out its new photo-messaging app Slingshot.

The perils of the Streisand effect
The perils of the Streisand effect
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:42

Former motor racing boss Max Mosley is suing Google for continuing to display photographs he says breach his privacy. But does pressing for information to be kept private, or suppressed, often have the opposite effect?

Israeli's vow to destroy Hamas tunnel network
Israeli's vow to destroy Hamas tunnel network
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:29

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the military will dismantle the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a ceasefire".

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Zuckerberg fortune surges past Google rivals
Published: Sunday, 27 July 2014 16:10

The league table of internet billionaires has a new leader after the personal fortune of the Facebook tycoon Mark Zuckerberg surged past those of his business arch-enemies Larry Page and Sergey Brin, of Google.

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