A file image from September 2015 showing the remains of Commandant Thomas Kent lying in state at St. Michael’s Garrison church, Collins Barracks before a State funeral. Thomas Kent was one of the 16 men executed in 1916 following the Easter Rising. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Irish patriot Thomas Kent believed a republic was morally superior to a monarchy, a 1916 Rising commemorative event in Cork was told on Saturday. Un(...)

Sean Hurley was buried along with 20 other casualties of the Easter Rising in a mass grave in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Over 100 relatives of the only Cork volunteer to die in the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin will gather at his birthplace in west Cork this weekend to re(...)

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork will host a newly commissioned work. Image: Google Maps

What have the Easter Rising, William Shakespeare and a group that sounds as if they should be performing in Game of Thrones all got in common? Not a l(...)

A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her.

A woman walked free from court on Thursday after the family of a motorcyclist she killed while out driving urged the judge not to jail her. Jennifer (...)

Image of the proposed Ringaskiddy incinerator in Cork Harbour.

Indaver, the company behind the plan to build a €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour to cut down on the State’s waste export, argued waste e(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility which Indaver is seeking to build at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour.

None of Indaver’s incinerators in Belgium, the Netherlands or Germany are located in places comparable to Ringaskiddy in Co Cork where it plans to bui(...)

Garda   at the scene of the fatal shooting accident on  Plunkett Road, Ballyphehane, Cork: Diarmuid Byrne’s friend, who was deeply traumatised, explained to gardaí he had discharged Mr Byrne’s legally held shotgun without realising the weapon was loaded. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí enquiring into the death of a 41-year-old man in a shooting incident in Cork believe technical tests will determine the direction their invest(...)

Geraldine Clancy (58) and her daughter, Louise (22 pictured) from Leitrim, Kilworth, Co Cork died after their car was involved in a crash on the Fermoy to Ballyduff Road at around 11.30am on December 22nd last.

A mother and daughter drowned after their car ended up in a flooded dyke following a two car collision near their home in Co Cork just days before Chr(...)

Assistant State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster will carry out a postmortem.  Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Cork city yesterday hope a postmortem and technical examination will clarify the exact circumstan(...)

Barry Davis Ryan (20) drowned off the Cork coast in 2015.

People who fish in the sea should wear buoyancy aids as it will increase their chances of being rescued, an inquest into the deaths of two men and a w(...)