Irish veteran John O’Mahony, who was named Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in Midleton, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

An Irish veteran of the second World War has expressed his gratitude to the French government after they awarded him the Legion d’Honneur for his role(...)

A few weeks ago I trekked up a weedy unpromising slope into a magical place. It’s the NCAD Community Garden where I met a philosopher composter. Al(...)

George-Ruth O’Neill and Garry McGuinness When project specialist George-Ruth (33), from Salthill in Galway first met Cork man Garry (40) through wo(...)

Firefighters were called to the Jameson Experience distillery in Midleton, Co Cork on Wednesday morning

Firefighters were called to the Jameson Experience distillery in Midleton, Co Cork on Wednesday to tackle a small fire which started on the roof of th(...)

Whiskey casks at the Old Jameson Distillery, Smithfield, Dublin.

A new micro-distillery opened in Cork will base its whiskey on recipes discovered in the personal notebook of John Jameson II dating from the early ni(...)

Tawa Awobinpe with children Malik (5), Mubarak (12), Faridah (on lap 18mths) and Tunde (6) in Edel House, Grattan St, Co Cork. Photograph: Provision

Tawa Awonbinpe, originally from Nigeria and now an Irish citizen, says her four children have “experienced things they shouldn’t” since they became ho(...)

Gardaí have charged 20 people  in connection with the alleged  deliberate staging of  crashes in Cork city and county.

Gardaí have charged 20 people with making fraudulent insurance claims following the latest phase in an investigation into the deliberate staging of ca(...)

 New South Wales Tactical Police on Phillip Street close to the Lindt Chocolate cafe in Martin Place, Sydney. Photograph: EPA

The ongoing hostage crisis in Sydney shows the Australian government was not overreaching when in September it raised its terror threat level from ‘me(...)

Several media reports said the death of John Francis Kennedy (48) of Avoncore Place in Midleton, Co Cork was as a result of  a venomous spider, but pathologist Prof Nollaig Parfrey found that Mr Kennedy died of a ruptured oesophagus unrelated to a bite

A man whose death was reported to be linked to a toxic spider bite died from a ruptured oesophagus, an inquest has heard.In several media reports foll(...)

Pity the poor bronze boy in Midleton. He’s being chased across the grass in the east Cork town by furious bronze geese, his shirt tail gripped forever(...)