A Garda forensic crash investigator examined the scene of a fatal collision between a car and a lorry near Macroom this morning.

Gardai in Co Cork have appealed for witnesses to a fatal collision between a car and a lorry near Macroom. The collision happened at about 5.40am this(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘We must invest in the future and continue to be competitive and attractive as a location for investment with a real opportunity to create further jobs.’

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is committed to cutting the top tax rate of 52 per cent in this year’s budget and subsequent budgets. Mr Kenny said t(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed confidence the Irish construction sector will soon get back to building 20,000 plus housing units per annum.However(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney earlier this week  at a review of the 46th Infantry Group, who are due to be deployed with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in the Golan Heights. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney said a statement expected from the United Nations should offer Ireland the necessary assurances to allow it continu(...)

Detectives arrested two men, aged 19 and 29, and two women, aged 28 and 50, at addresses in Fairhill and Knocknaheeny, Cork, in raids around 8am yesterday.

Gardaí investigating the activities of a drug-dealing gang in Cork are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge two men and two wo(...)

Senator Rónán Mullen speaking to asylum seakers in direct provision at Mosney and Portlaoise Maurice Kiesse, Patricia Murambinda, and Gerald Musekiwa. Photograph: Alan Betson

Protests by asylum seekers in the State’s direct provision system are spreading as residents in a fifth centre in just over a week demonstrated ove(...)

Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher (1949 - 1995) performing at the Rainbow Theatre, London, 1972. Photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Legendary rock and blues guitarist Rory Gallagher is to feature in Cork’s contribution to Culture Night when a local artist will do a live charcoal sk(...)

The manager of Dunnes Stores on Patrick Street in Cork said   the store had introduced much tighter checking procedures and put locks on the main toilet doors so no one can enter after they’ve been checked for the evening after a woman who was locked in the store overnight died last April.

Dunnes Stores has revised their lock-up procedures after a woman died overnight in a toilet in one of their stores after staff failed to properly c(...)

Senator Rónán Mullen speaking to assylum seakers in Direct Provision at Mosney and Portlaoise (LtoR) Hamalys Akyamba, Ben Kwanzi, Maurice Kiesse, Greg Straton Director of SPIRASI, Patricia Murambinda, Gerald Musekiwa, and Robert Fimbo from Zimbabwe and DRC before a private members motion in the Seanad on the day the Dáil returned to business after the summer recess. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Asylum seekers at a second Cork reception centre have begun a protest at the direct provision system - the fifth such centre nationally to see protest(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald at an immigration checkpoint in Dublin Airport on Tuesday. She was today challenged by asylum seekers protesting in Cork to come and see what they have had to experience for up to nine years waiting for assessment. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald was yesterday challenged by asylum seekers protesting in Cork to come and see what they have had to experience(...)