Neighbours and gardaí at the scene of the double fatal stabbing in O’Neill Place, Cobh, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí have said they are not looking for anyone else in connection with an incident in which a man was found dead, his wife stabbed to death and the(...)

Rachel Harte posing with her baby girl, Sienna, at Cork University Maternity Hospital on Christmas Day. Photograph: Eddie O’Hare

Proud parents Rachel Harte and Matthew Cheung are relaxing after the dramatic delivery of their baby girl on the side of a road on Christmas morning.T(...)

Parkton Mews in Enniscorthy, which was on eof the estates inspected in 2014. Photograph: Housing Agency/Department of the Environment

Some 992 housing developments throughout the State remain unfinished, a reduction of almost two thirds on the 2010 figure of just under 3,000.Minister(...)

Thousands of Irish emigrants are arriving home from Perth and Sydney to spend Christmas with family. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/File photo

Parents greeting grown up children arriving in from Sydney and Perth remarked on the “Home and Away” type complexions of their previously pasty offspr(...)

Carbon monoxide detectors are to be given to elderly and vulnerable people as part of a review of an existing government scheme, Minister of State at the Dept of Health, Kathleen Lynch has said. File photograph: Thinkstock

Life-saving carbon monoxide detectors are to be given to elderly and vulnerable people as part of a review of an existing Government scheme, Minister (...)

Gardaí in north Cork have appealed for witnesses to a fatal collision on the old Watergrasshill-Rathcormac Road on Sunday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in north Cork have appealed for witnesses to a road traffic collision which claimed the life of a 55-year-old motorcyclist.Sean Coleman from Ca(...)

Providence said in August that the process of process of finding a farm-out partner for the Barryroe oil field off the coast of Cork was “nearing completion”

Providence Resources, the oil explorer led by Tony O’Reilly jnr, has said it received a positive ruling in a course case between it and Transocean, th(...)

Taking flight: Mick Barry in action at Dublin Hill in 1984. Photograph: Denis McGarry
Modest monarch of Irish road bowling
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  • December 20, 2014, 01:00

Mick Barry, who has died aged 95, was the greatest player ever to compete in the minority sport of road bowling, a 17th century game introduced to Ire(...)

Ian Bailey case: This week the court heard Marie Farrell deny claiming she would get  a cut of any damages won from the State and that Garda surveillance of Mr Bailey was ‘not appropriate’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

WitnessesFormer Schull shopkeeper Marie FarrellRetired Garda and Person of the Year John WilsonChief Supt Tom Hayes of West Cork Garda DivisionMarie F(...)

Gardaí have launched an investigation after a suspect device was found in a public park in Cork.

Army experts were called after a viable improvised explosive device was found in the Boreenmanna area of Cork city. An army bomb disposal team was dep(...)