The swim became an enormous attraction for the people of Cork in the early part of the last century but 1914 marked the first year that the race took place. Photograph: Irish Examiner

Event set to attract hundreds of competitors and will draw thousands of spectators

Mr Justice Paul Carney sitting at the beginning of the Dean Crinnion murder trial at the Central Criminal Court in Cork yesterday. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Father of two fatally stabbed during a dispute between two factions at pub

A 50-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was convicted of two counts of sexually assaulting his niece including once at a function at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork.

Christopher McCarthy of Glendalough Park, Cork guilty on two counts of five counts against him

The historic Beamish and Crawford site in Cork is one of the proposed sites for the event centre

Withdrawal of venue operator Live Nation impacts on tender for State-assisted centre

Young Irish artist Will Sliney,  who has been chosen by US giant Marvel Comics as their main artist on such as titles as Spider-Man, Avengers and X-Men, has been chosen as Cork Person of the Month for July. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Will Sliney says he’s ‘completely shocked and honoured’ to be selected for award

Judge Sean O Donnabhain imposed a five year prison sentence but suspended it after hearing from the man’s wife that she didn’t want him jailed.

Hospital staff were concerned that the infant showed signs of shaken baby syndrome

Baby Bridget weighed in at a healthy 7lbs 9oz (3.4kg) at Cork University Maternity Hospital on June 27th when she was born to a  couple  at risk of having a baby with Cystic Fibrosis. Photograph: Google Street View

Centre screened embryos for genetic conditions prior to implantation

The house in Midelton, Co Cork where a 22-year-old woman died in the early hours of this morning. Photograph: Barry Roche

Midleton blaze not suspicious; Fire services rescued victim’s father and siblings

Vincent O’Driscoll described catastrophic and life-changing injuries after he was hit by the truck. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Victim says spinal cord injury shortens his life expectancy by up to 30 years

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