Judge Marian O’Leary granted an application by the Health Information and Quality Authority  in respect of Glanmire Residential Care Centre at Glynntown, Glanmire. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The HSE is to take over the running of a nursing home with 38 residents in Co Cork amid concerns about governance and staffing levels.Judge Marian O’(...)

Prof Brigid Laffan, who told Daniel O’Connell Summer School: “We in Ireland have a deep love for the UN ... but it is deeply flawed in its ability to maintain peace and security in the world”

Ireland should change its position on military neutrality and replace the current Triple Lock policy with a Double Lock policy involving just Irish i(...)

Cousins Emma (13) and Jordan (12) Pim at the Quaker memorial in Wyse Park, Waterford city, a former Quaker burial ground. Photograph: Patrick Browne

The contribution of the Quakers to life in Waterford is to be remembered this weekend with the unveiling of a memorial at the site of the first Quaker(...)

Two men and a woman have been remanded on bail after they were charged with entering a Co Kerry church as trespassers and with engaging in threatening or abusive behaviour.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two men and a woman after they were charged with entering a Co Kerry church as trespassers and with engaging in threatening and abusive behaviour.The (...)

McAfee  and frequently sends complex security problems to its Cork site for resolution, McAfee  Chief Information Officer Patty Hatter has said. Photo: Bloomberg

IT security firm McAfee highly values its Irish operation and frequently sends complex security problems to its Cork site for resolution, McAfee Chie(...)

Philomena Lee: her search for her adopted son prompted the film. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The woman who inspired the Oscar-nominated film Philomena is among the speakers who will address a conference on adoption at University College Cork (...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald , lays a wreath at the grave of Michael Collins, at the Collins Griffith Commemoration , at Glasnevin Cemetary. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Fine Gael should recognise its roots lie in the values and philosophy of 1916 and should be proud of its association with the Easter Rising, rugby pun(...)

Shane O’Neill, outside Killeagh village, is walking from Dublin to Cork to call attention to the plight of  Palestinians. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

It wasn’t so much the television images of the carnage in Gaza as Israeli government statements that prompted actor Shane O’Neill (38) to highlight h(...)

Gardaí in Cork have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the hit-and-run or have any information on the car or driver involved to contact Mayfield Garda Station.

Gardaí in Cork are searching for the driver of a car involved in a hit-and-run in the city last night, which resulted in a 12-year-old boy being hospi(...)

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(...)