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(...)

Why on earth, I wondered, does the village of Howth need American infiltration from United States’ based beans?

When I first arrived in Ireland I felt I had come home - not to a house I had known, but to a spirit I yearned to find. It was everywhere, even in the(...)

The  interior of a National Ambulance Service vehicle. A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an ambulance after he collapsed at Mass.  File photograph: Dave Meehan

A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an(...)

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the RNLI when their trawler hit rocks and sank while entering Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the local RNLI lifeboat when their trawler hit rocks a(...)

The restored Orchard Cottage at Dunowen, which is for rent

Conversations with Kela and Stephen Hodgins, the latest proprietors of Dunowen House in Clonakilty, Co Cork, bring to mind scenes from the 1970s Briti(...)

Redressing the balance: organisers of Our Table pop-up restaurant Fiona Corbett (left) and Michelle Darmody (second right) with Annet Mphahlele (second left) and Ellie Kisyombe: “This is another way of bringing in people, making friendships.” Photograph: Eric Luke

This month marks 16 years since a temporary measure for housing asylum seekers became the long-term limbo thousands of people have been channelled th(...)

 Tara McCarthy , chief executive of Bord Iascaigh Mhara.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

There can be few chief executives who enjoy a better view than Tara McCarthy. Her Dún Laoghaire office window frames the panorama that is Dublin Bay. (...)

The West Cork Bar Association has sought to quash a decision by the Courts Service to close Skibbereen Courthouse. The High Court reserved judgement (...)

Tommy Moyles: reckons it is a time for “cool heads” in agriculture on the climate change debate.

As he walks his land overlooking the sea at Ardfield near Clonakilty in Co Cork, Tommy Moyles speaks about seeing a peregrine falcon in full dive aft(...)

Margaret O’Driscoll in her council home in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The housing crisis in Dublin may make more headlines, but the problem is not confined to just the capital with the combination of rising rents and sho(...)