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# ballybunion - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Appeal for witnesses after man in his 70s dies in single vehicle collision in Co Kerry

The incident happened on the Lartigue Road, Ballybunion shortly before 12pm yesterday.

# ballybunion - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Major rescue operation launched last night after two swimmers get into difficulty off Kerry coast

Units from the Coast Guard and RNLI joined in the operation as the pair safely reached the shore.

# ballybunion - Monday 12 November, 2018

Windsurfer who went missing off Kerry travelled 25 miles before making it ashore

The man spent seven hours at sea and has been taken to University Hospital Limerick for examination.

# ballybunion - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge Kerry's Eye has outdone itself with the ultimate 'only in Ireland' headline Onlyinireland

# ballybunion - Thursday 3 November, 2016

Body found in search for elderly farmer in Co Kerry

Jim Keane, aged 70, had been missing since Monday.

# ballybunion - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge Another wonderful tribute to Anthony Foley appeared on Ballybunion beach Awesome

Another wonderful tribute to Anthony Foley appeared on Ballybunion beach

A Munster send off.

# ballybunion - Sunday 12 June, 2016

'I'll never get over it': Wife of Jerry McCabe worried gardaí will be hurt in gangland feud

A plaque was unveiled at the murdered garda’s childhood home in Ballylongford today.

# ballybunion - Monday 30 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge This café in Ballybunion has shut up shop for a very Irish priority The Mixing Bowl

This café in Ballybunion has shut up shop for a very Irish priority

And who can blame them?

# ballybunion - Monday 16 November, 2015

Three gardaí in hospital after garda car crashed into wall while responding to a call

Their injuries are described as non-life threatening.

# ballybunion - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Two youths stranded on rocks airlifted to hospital

The incident happened at around 4pm this afternoon on Nun’s Beach in Co Kerry.

# ballybunion - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with car

The accident occurred just before 10pm last night on the Tralee to Ballybunion road.

# ballybunion - Friday 28 November, 2014

Six arrested after bust-up at wedding in Kerry hotel

They will appear in court next week.

# ballybunion - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ballybunion's incredible coastline has everyone pretty "Happy" Happy This post contains videos

Ballybunion's incredible coastline has everyone pretty "Happy"

Move over Donegal.

# ballybunion - Monday 6 January, 2014

We thought that earlier pothole was big but then we saw this one...

Step aside, Tramore. Ballybunion has had a rough day.

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre

The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.

# ballybunion - Friday 3 January, 2014

Woman rescued from semi-submerged car in Kerry

She was visiting friends and was unfamiliar with the area, becoming stranded on shore.

# ballybunion - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Body of a man found on strand in Ballybunion after two-day search

The discovery was made by the Shannon-based Irish Coast Guard helicopter off the Long Strand in Ballybunion.

# ballybunion - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Two children rescued after inflatable toy floats out to sea in Kerry

Irish Water Safety, the coast guard and gardaí have renewed their appeal for people to be extra vigilant when in the water.

# ballybunion - Thursday 3 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The news from the Department of Finance is even worse than we thought; an artist’s fingers cut off during a savage attack and everything you need to know to bluff your way through the day’s cricket chat.

Search for body of a man who went missing off Kerry coast continues

Stephen Godson-Ukiwo is believed have jumped off a cliff, hours after his girlfriend was found dead at her home in Tralee.

# ballybunion - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Garda Ombudsman to investigate circumstances of man’s suspected suicide in Kerry after negotiations with gardaí; Galway West count finishes 73 hours after it begun, and the future of Slane is under threat.