File photo of the RMS Lusitania, which was torpedoed on May 7th, 1915, by a German U-boat en route from New York to Liverpool and sank with the loss of some 1,200 lives. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The sinking of the RMS Lusitania and its role in bringing the United States into the first World War is among the subjects to be examined at a histori(...)

Police were puzzled as to why Karen Buckley (24) would have left the Sanctuary nightclub  without collecting her jacket. They have established she gave it to a friend.

Police investigating the disappearance and murder of Irish student Karen Buckley have established that she gave her jacket to a friend before leaving(...)

Former Fianna Fáil councillor Gary O’Flynn. Cork Circuit Criminal Court has heard impact statements from the three intended victims in O’Flynn’s hitman plot.    Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Revenue official targeted by former Fianna Fáil councillor Gary O’Flynn in a murder plot became so paranoid after learning that O’Flynn was planni(...)

Former Fianna Fáil councillor Gary O’Flynn has been jailed for three years for to soliciting to murder three people. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has been jailed for three years for soliciting someone to kill a garda, a Revenue official and an accountant whom h(...)

The tragedy of Karen Buckley’s disappearance and murder in Glasgow has touched people in her native Cork so much that the books of condolences are being opened in towns across the county.

The tragedy of Karen Buckley’s disappearance and murder in Glasgow has touched people in her native Co Cork so much that books of condolences are bei(...)

Coroner for South Cork Frank O’Connell has  adjourned the inquest into the death of Olivia Dunlea (36) until Darren Murphy’s appeal against his  conviction for her murder is concluded. Mr O’Connell  listed it for review in January 2016. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An inquest into the death of a 36-year-old mother of three has been adjourned after a coroner heard her boyfriend at the time of her death has appeale(...)

Coroner for South Cork, Frank O’Connell, said: “Clearly there is a great danger if people come in home late at night and decide to cook chips in a chip pan while under the influence of alcohol.” File photograph: Getty Images

A coroner has issued a warning over the dangers of people cooking in chip pans late at night while under the influence of alcohol following the death (...)

Dr Kevin Mulcahy of Creggane, Lombardstown, Mallow, Co Cork outside Cork  Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A jury has failed to reach a verdict in the case of a Cork doctor charged with sexually assaulting a teenage patient at his surgery almost 20 years ag(...)

File photo of the RMS Lusitania, which was torpedoed on May 7th, 1915, by a German U-boat en route from New York to Liverpool and sank with the loss of some 1,200 lives. Photograph: PA/PA Wire

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania off Co Cork is to be commemorated next month when a team of rowers replicate the efforts of a l(...)

The Government is continuing with its effort to facilitate the earliest possible return of the body of Karen Buckley from Scotland to her parents for burial in her native Cork

The Government is continuing with its effort to facilitate the earliest possible return of the body of Karen Buckley from Scotland to her parents for (...)