“Pâtés are still popular but we no longer have a whole morning devoted to them.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Take a fresh idea, add a smidgen of imagination, a dash of ingenuity and hey presto, you have the highly successful Kinsale Gourmet Festival. Now in(...)

The Simon Communities is calling for an increase in rent supplement and for the introduction of “long awaited” rent certainty measures. Photograph: The Irish Times

Over 90 per cent of the properties available to rent are too expensive for people dependent on rent allowance, a survey conducted by the Simon Communi(...)

A selection of sugary drinks. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Young children who consume sugar-sweetened drinks are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese, a study of more than 1,000 schoolchildren i(...)

Geraldine Barry at the Four Courts  for the continuation of her High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins

A woman has told the High Court she wanted to be treated as an adult, not “a pest”, when she sought information at the Mercy University Hospital in Co(...)

The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city centre submerged. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The ESB needs to put together a compensation package for householders impacted by the 2009 floods to avoid dragging elderly people through the courts (...)

Jules Thomas. File Photograph:  Courts Collins

Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas claims she has suffered psychiatric illness and “incalculable” damage due to alleged actions by gardaí and the State(...)

A judge has ruled the ESB is 60 per cent liable for flood damage to several buildings on the campus of University College Cork

The ESB is going to have to make a multi-million euro contribution to the costs of the Cork flood devastation of November 2009, following a High Court(...)

 Ian Bailey: His solicitor has confirmed he has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court action against the State in relation to his arrest over the murder of  Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Courts Collins

The solicitor acting for journalist, Ian Bailey has confirmed that his client has lodged an appeal against the outcome of his unsuccessful High Court (...)

Minister  Simon Coveney and Pat Byrne, founder and executive chairman of Cityjet at the innaugral Cork - London City flight out of Cork Airport Thursday morning. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Irish airline CityJet is considering operating summer routes from Cork to regional airports in France and Italy, the company’s executive chairman, Pat(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Tánaiste Joan Burton at the launch of the Government’s Capital Investment Plan, at Heuston station, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government on Tuesday announced a capital plan worth €27 billion over the next six years. The capital programme aims to provide for major infrastr(...)