The  interior of a National Ambulance Service vehicle. A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an ambulance after he collapsed at Mass.  File photograph: Dave Meehan

A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an(...)

Sgt Tony McCarthy at the AGSI conference: “Recruitment hasn’t kept up with retirements and we’ve lost a lot of experienced people”. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

Sgt Tony McCarthy Skibbereen Garda station, 34 years’ service Pay is the big issue. We were promised a restoration of our pay and that hasn’t ha(...)

The River Lee in Cork city. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Business owners in Cork city are coming under increased strain following several consecutive flooding incidents and are fast reaching breaking point, (...)

Catherine Hammond painting.

MONDAY McKenna’s Fort The New Theatre, Dublin. Previews Mar 21-22. Opens Mar 21-Apr 2 7.30pm €16/€12.50 thenewtheatre.com With the centenary of the(...)

The West Cork Bar Association has sought to quash a decision by the Courts Service to close Skibbereen Courthouse. The High Court reserved judgement (...)

As I lie on the stone plinth in the centre of the Irish Sky Garden at Liss Ard, I wonder who may have been here before me. World famous artist James(...)

 Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa near the end of his life. He died  in Staten Island in New York in 1915.   Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

The centenary of the death of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa is to be marked in his home town of Skibbereen in west Cork by re-enacting a famous tor(...)

The man was spotted floating in the water in Roaringwater Bay near Aughadown Pier between Skibbereen and Ballydehob.

The body of a man in his 60s has been recovered from the sea after he died in a swimming incident off the West Cork coast this afternoon.The man was s(...)

The Angelus by Sean McDermott, €400-€500 at O’Driscoll’s Art Auction

Visitors to west Cork this Bank Holiday weekend can view hundreds of paintings in Morgan O’Driscoll auctioneers’ saleroom at Ilen Street, Skibbereen. (...)

A 31-year-old man is due to appear in court this morning in connection with an arson attack on a number of cars in Skibbereen as well as other arson incidents in West Cork.

A 31-year-old man is due to appear in court this morning in connection with an arson attack on a number of cars in Skibbereen as well as other arson i(...)