A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds over Europe.  Cork residents reported that it was ‘one of the best places’  to view the solar eclipse. Photograph:  Yannis Behrakis/Reuters 0:48

About 300 people gathered at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork this morning to see the solar eclipse and they were rewarded with some of the be(...)

David O’Loughlin (28), of Garden City Apartments, North Main Street in Cork, denies the murder of Liam Manley (59) at Garden City Apartments on May 12th, 2013.

A man charged with the murder of a homeless man told gardaí that people were more likely to feel sorry for the family of the deceased than for him.Dav(...)

An artist’s impression of the development, designed by Cork architects, Wilson Architecture

A new €50 million retail, office and food innovation centre creating some 450 jobs in the heart of Cork city has centre is being hailed as providing a(...)

Tom Stanton  had begun legal proceedings over an injury he suffered while doing postering work for Labour candidate Cllr Paula Desmond (above) at Deanrock, in Togher, on February 17th, 2011.

A father of three has settled a High Court action for damages against the Labour Party over injuries he suffered in a fall while putting up posters f(...)

A Cork man (34) has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to  the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in the city. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 34-year-old Cork man has been remanded in custody for sentencing after pleading guilty to the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl in Cork city last(...)

Seán Óg Ó hAilpin  will speak at the event which will include performances from groups such as ApocalypsE, Tiger Boy and The Lost Gecko. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Cork hurler Seán Óg Ó hAilpin and Fair City actress Donna Anita Nikolaisen are opening a concert on Leeside to help combat discrimination.Cork(...)

Gardaí are investigating a crash in which Pamela Ahern (35) was killed in Co Cork on Wednesday.

Gardaí in Fermoy have appealed for witnesses to a collision in which a 35-year-old mother of two was killed early on Wednesday. Pamela Ahern, from Dun(...)

A 33-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged over a €37,000 St Patrick’s Day drugs seizure on. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A 33-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged in connection with a €37,000 drugs seizure by gardaí on the main Cork-Dublin motorway(...)

Witness Mary Kate Fitzgerald said she was good friends with David O’Loughlin (28) when he allegedly told her that he had assaulted someone and thrown them down a drain pipe. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A woman laughed when a man accused of murder told her that he had assaulted someone and thrown him down a drain pipe because she thought that it was i(...)

Ecstasy tablets: The Court of Appeal ruled that subsection 2 (2) of the Act, dealing with the power of the Government to control substances harmful to human health was unconstitutional. As a result, a case against Cork man Mark Burke was dropped.

A 47-year-old Cork man has become the latest person to benefit from a recent court case which deemed the possession of certain synthetic drugs to be n(...)