President Micheal D Higgins laying a wreath on behalf of the Irish people during the National Day of Commemoration at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland’s war dead and Defence Force personnel who died while serving on UN missions were remembered in a formal military and religious ceremony at th(...)

Jung Soo Yun as Faust
Review: Faust
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  • February 24, 2015, 17:13

FaustEveryman, Cork*****How to poise most of an orchestra on a pile of books is a problem few stage designers might welcome but Lisa Zagone, assisted (...)

South Korean tenor Jung Soo Yun, the lead in Faust. Photograph: Miki Barlok

According to Julie Kelleher, artistic director of the Everyman Palace in Cork, the forthcoming presentation of Gounod’s Faust will have the orchest(...)

Anne Marie O’Farrell and her daughter Carmel at the launch of this year’s ESB Feis Ceoil which takes place in the RDS from March 31st to April 11th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Up to 5,000 young musicians from around the country will compete in 186 competitions in this year’s ESB Feis (...)

Jeremy Irons with his wife  Sinead Cusack. The actor is to be  bestowed with the  title of honorary Corkman  at the Cork Person of the Year awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons is to be made an ‘honorary’ Cork man at a ceremony in the city this week. Irons (65) is known for his contribution (...)

Ronan O’Gara and his wife Jessica  in Cork last night for the testimonial dinner.  Photograph: Brian McEvoy

  Former Munster, Ireland and Lions outhalf Ronan O’Gara last night said he was thrilled to be honoured in his home town when 900 gu(...)

Faces of Cork. From top left: Robert Ziegler, Colonel Barry Hanan, Prof Máire Mulcahy, Billy McGill, Flynn Johansson, Clodagh McKenna, Leslie Buckley and Derval O’Rourke. Photographs: Michael Sheehan, David Cantwell and John Daly

A photographic exhibition that seeks to capture the essence of Cork city in a collection of 60 faces was unveiled yesterday. A fisherman, a film-maker(...)