The GAA pitch beside Coláiste Ghobnait on Inis Oírr. Photograph: Cormac Coyne

Windguru and Magic Seaweed are not websites most school principals would consult first thing every morning, but then Mairéad Ní Fhátharta’s daily rou(...)

Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan is seen in action during the All Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Co Tipperary in July. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Waterford hurler Maurice Shanahan has said he attempted to take his own life while going through mental health difficulties last year, becaus(...)

Sintija (25), a mother of one, incurred bruises and cuts to her face when a teenager punched her in the face on Princes Street (above) in Cork city centre shortly after 7.30pm on Sunday. File photograph: Google Street View

A pregnant Latvian woman who was punched in the face by a teenager has said she was left “stunned” by the motiveless attack. Sintija (25), a(...)

Jason Cierans (29), of Mount Nebo Avenue on the northside of Cork city, was hospitalised in Sydney on August 22nd last after he was attacked outside a pub at Bondi Junction.

A young Cork man who was put in an induced coma after he suffered a brain injury following an assault in Sydney, Australia has travelled home(...)

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance speaking to media. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government has announced details of a new capital investment plan for counties Cork and Kerry. Six Government ministers attended an ev(...)

We bought a hill farm overlooking beautiful Bantry Bay and built a comfortable straw bale house, powered by wind generators, solar panels, and a wood-burning stove.

In 1999, my then partner and I moved to Bantry in west Cork to walk the talk, and to try our hand at sustainable living. We bought a hill far(...)

Robert Kummer (36), a German national, pleaded guilty to a charge of intentionally or recklessly causing criminal damage to an apartment at Quay House, Fitton Street East in Cork city between June and September 2013.

A man who caused almost €15,000 worth of damage to his rented apartment by storing his excrement in plastic bags there for several months has b(...)

The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. T(...)

Fearghal Beamish (26) from Carrigroe, Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products at Long Quay in the centre of Clonakilty  on July 14th last.

An inquest into the death of a young man killed in an industrial accident in West Cork has been adjourned to allow the Health and Safety Authority com(...)

Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

The dangers of two people using a single seatbelt were highlighted at an inquest on Tuesday into the death of a eight-year-old girl killed in a two-ca(...)