State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death in Cork Prison yesterday afternoon. Photograph: Alan Betson

State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy is due to carry out a post-mortem examination this morning on the body of a 41-year-old prisoner stabbed to death i(...)

The chairman of a specially-appointed local government review group in Cork has said there is “almost universal” agreement among stakeholders to create a Metropolitan Cork with a population of around 250,000

The chairman of a specially-appointed local government review group in Cork has said there is “almost universal” agreement among stakeholders to cr(...)

Gardaí believe Johnson, who was from West Cork, was stabbed once in the chest with a shank of metal by his assailant after a row broke out.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 41-year-old man has died following a stabbing in Cork Prison on Saturday evening.Graham Johnson, who was serving a five year sentence for robbery an(...)

Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney paid tribute to the Naval Service for its professionalism in preparing the LE Eithne for such a major humanitarian mission in just five days. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed confidence that the LE Eithne will play an important role when it joins the European effort to rescue the thousands(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion poll showed the proposal is likely to be passed. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion p(...)

 Gardaí: wanted to know if Capt Herbert Woods’s widow, who was living in the UK, should be informed about the discovery of the bodies.

The bodies of three Protestants killed by the IRA in Co Cork during the Truce were exhumed and secretly reburied in a local graveyard to avoid contro(...)

A horsedrawn hearse in Cobh at the commemoration of the sinking of the Lusitania. Photograph: Barry Roche

A strong wind was whipping up waves on a grey sea just off the Promenade in Cobh as the people of the town gathered yesterday to remember the victims (...)

 Lusitania moored in the Mersey, England,  in 1911. Photograph: PA Wire 4:01

The sinking of the RMS Lusitania may well be a critical chapter in the history of the first World War but it was also an immense human tragedy with th(...)

A general view of  Macroom in Co Cork. Former solicitor Mark Cronin is to go on trial for  nine counts of fraud involving more than €270,000 and one count of arson at a building, housing a pub and a solicitor’s office, in Macroom. Image: Google Maps.

A former solicitor has been returned for trial on nine counts of fraud involving more than €270,000 and one count of arson at a building, housing a pu(...)

David Atkinson was fined €500 after he was convicted of assaulting Joe Duane in 2013

The family of the man with an intellectual disability who was assaulted by a care worker has urged anyone witnessing ill-treatment in care facilities (...)