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(...)

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured during search off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An inquest has heard how a couple was swept into the sea by a freak wave while fishing off rocks in west Cork and the young man’s father died when try(...)

Gardaí investigating the death of Marian Horgan (61) recovered a knife at the scene on Tuesday.

A 25-year-old man is to appear in court on Wednesday charged in connection with the death of a woman in Cork earlier this week. Gardaí investigating t(...)

Ashford Castle in winter

Make hay in Cork If you’ve been responsible for feeding the troops all over Christmas, it’s time to sit back and let someone else do the cookin(...)

A former solicitor has been jailed for two years for stealing over €275,000 from a number of his clients over a four year period.

A former solicitor has been jailed for two years for stealing over €275,000 from a number of his clients over a four year period to fund a number of p(...)