Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Alex White, who said the marine renewable energy sector could support vital job creation in Ireland over the coming decade. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has the potential to become the focal point of the international marine renewable energy sector, which could be worth up to €9 billion by 2030(...)

Projects such as Cork Event Centre and the redevelopment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh are kicking off in the next few months, and the city should be on the brink of a big infrastructural investment.

Ten years ago Cork city seemed on the brink of major development, with economic growth promising a huge upgrade in infrastructure. But many of the (...)

 Households in the private rented sector and in receipt of rent allowance are enabled  to seek an increase where they face rent increases they cannot meet. The service has operated in Dublin since June last year.  Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

A “tenancy protection” scheme, aimed at keeping families at risk of homelessness in their homes, is being extended from Dublin to Cork city. Its ex(...)

Retired Detective Garda Denis Harrington, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday after giving evidence in the High Court action for damages by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins

The arrest of journalist Ian Bailey was regarded as the “apex” of the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in late (...)

James Sikora,  Irish Veterans Joint Executive Director, said that the group hopes to establish a permanent memorial and a research exhibition centre in Kinsale in Co Cork.

A new organisation has been established to erect a memorial and create an exhibition centre which will honour Irish men and women who served in the ar(...)

Patrick’s Hill  in Cork: house price growth in the city has been gathering pace since the middle of last year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The residential property market in Cork is likely to overtake the Dublin market this year. House price growth in Cork has been gathering pace since(...)

Cunard liner the RMS Lusitania. File photograph: PA Wire

A series of events is being organised in Co Cork over coming months to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania on May 7th, 1(...)

A man jailed for raping a woman in Cork four years ago has failed to have his conviction declared perverse.George Arundel (27), of Shannonlawn, Mayfie(...)

Ian Bailey arriving at the Four Courts for the continuation of his High Court action for damages. Photograph:  Collins Courts

A former Director of Public Prosecutions has told the High Court he decided there was insufficient evidence to warrant a prosecution of Ian Bailey for(...)

Ted O’Donovan, Liam Hegarty, Fachtna O’Sullivan and John Hegarty lay a plank on the Ilen.

Witnessing a “whiskey planking” is not an everyday event in a politician’s diary, but Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney is on the guest list for o(...)