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n. pl. Ker·ries
Any of a breed of small black dairy cattle of Irish origin. The breed is now very rare.

[After Kerry, a county of southwest Ireland.]
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1. (Placename) a county of SW Republic of Ireland, in W Munster province: mostly mountainous (including the highest peaks in Ireland), with a deeply indented coast and many offshore islands. County town: Tralee. Pop: 132 527 (2002). Area: 4701 sq km (1815 sq miles)
2. (Breeds) a small black breed of dairy cattle, originally from Kerry
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(ˈkɛr i)

a county in W Munster province, in the SW Republic of Ireland. 122,734; 1815 sq. mi. (4700 sq. km). Co. seat: Tralee.
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In process of time, thanks to his intimate knowledge of drill and musketry exercise, the excellent Mulcahy, wearing the corporal's stripe, went out in a troopship and joined Her Majesty's Royal Loyal Musketeers, commonly known as the "Mavericks," because they were masterless and unbranded cattle - sons of small farmers in County Clare, shoeless vagabonds of Kerry, herders of Ballyvegan, much wanted "moonlighters" from the bare rainy headlands of the south coast, officered by O'Mores, Bradys, Hills, Kilreas, and the like.
That an' his pig's cheek in saying that other regiments would come along," said a Kerry man.
"It's pretty to think of," said the Kerry man slowly.
"An' there'd be no reward for that man - he but went about talkin'," said the Kerry man artlessly.
"There was never a Kerry man yet that wudn't sell his brother for a pipe o' tobacco an' a pat on the back from a p'liceman."
"Werry good--werry good, indeed," said the man of the sea, "and ken ye kerry coals?"
Kerry Katona has been hit with fresh heartache after being accused of 'child abuse' by Fathers4Justice, just weeks after the death of her ex-husband George Kay.
(a) Sheyln Limited, having its registered office at 36 Leedale, Caherslee, Co Kerry. having its principal place of business at 36 Leedale, Caherslee, Co Kerry having ceased to trade and (b) KMC Furniture Limited having its registered office at C/o Kieran Corcoran, Ardcost, Portmagee, Co Kerry, having its principal place of business at C/o Kieran Corcoran, Ardcost, Portmagee, Co Kerry, having ceased to trade and (c) Greenblade Limited having its registered office at C/o Michael Murphy, Spunkane, Waterville, Co.
KERRY Katona was said to be "devastated" last night after troubled ex-husband George Kay died of a drug overdose aged 39.
Kerry Katona is constantly sharing smiling selfies with her fans on Instagram - but how has the former Queen of the Jungle changed since she first came to fame?
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor, John Kerry, for "actively undermining" US policy on Iran by meeting several times recently with the Iranian foreign minister.
DUBLIN legend Paul Curran says this is Kerry's biggest game under Eamonn Fitzmaurice, even more important than their All-Ireland final win of 2014.