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 was told on Saturday. University(...)

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 (...)

Sanofi is returning to the takeover trail. Photograph: AFP

French drugmaker Sanofi went public with a $9.3 billion (€8.2bn) offer to buy Medivation on Thursday, setting up what could be a lengthy takeover figh(...)

The wearable monitor has a printed grid of UV-sensitive dyes that change colour depending on how much sun exposure they receive.

Lipstick. Nail polish. Shampoo. These are not exactly high tech but they are the kind of beauty staples that come to mind when you think of global bea(...)

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(...)

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council when councillors voted overwhelmingly for the AAA/ People Before(...)

Communities such as those living near Cork Harbour should be protected by legislation limiting the number of times planning applications can be made for major infrastructural projects that impact on their lives, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Communities such as those living near Cork Harbour should be protected by legislation limiting the number of times planning applications can be made f(...)

Mr David Butt was charged with possession of a 12-gauge Purdey double-barrel sawn-off shotgun at Clogheenmilcon, Blarney, Co Cork, on April 22nd. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A 30-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with the seizure of a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition by gardaí in C(...)