Labour Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy is recovering following a car accident in the early hours of this morning in the Ballyphehane. Photograph: Labour Party

Labour Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Catherine Clancy is recovering following a car accident in the early hours of this morning. Cllr Clancy, who was been d(...)

The big winners on the northside of Cork City are Sinn Féin who will gain a seat in Cork North East through newcomer Stephen Cunningham, who is vying with Workers’ Party veteran Cllr Ted Tynan to top the poll on about 20 per cent in the four-seater. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A recount and recheck in two Cork city wards have delayed the final result and the ultimate composition of the new 31 seat council, which looks set to(...)

Full list of candidates Although Cork City Council was the only local authority area not to change in the constituency revision, this month’s loc(...)

President Michael D Higgins said it was an honour to  become a Freeman of a city of writers, poets, sports stars, patriots and composers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins today recalled Cork’s great contributions to Irish politics, sport and culture over the past 100 years as he spoke (...)

Phil Prendergast: “I just felt ill afterwards.”

Labour Ireland South Euro candidate and sitting MEP Phil Prendergast yesterday spoke of her upset and disgust after a member of the public approach(...)

Cork City Council is to award President Michael D Higgins the freedom of the city. Photograph: The Irish Times

Cork City Council is to award President Michael D Higgins the freedom of the city. The decision followed a vote at a council meeting las(...)

The city’s thriving ‘foodie’ scene receives a mention, along with its pubs and live music scene.

Cork has topped a list of under-rated cities that tourists should see in their lifetime. In a list of ‘overlooked’ cities worth a visit, (...)

A file image of President Michael D Higgin with former president Mary Robinson at Aras an Uachtarain. Mr Higgins is likely to join Ms Robinson in being conferred with the freedom of Cork city. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins is set to be honoured with the Freedom of Cork city. City Lord Mayor, Cllr Catherine Clancy will next week ask coun(...)

Twins Ava and Holly Flood from Co Kildare with the Grand Marshal of Cork’s St Patrick’s Day parade Michael Flatley. Photograph:  Clare Keogh.

Lord of the Dance Michael Flatley jetted in from London to serve as Grand Marshal at the Cork city St Patrick’s Day parade. The Chicago n(...)

 Michael Flatley has been announced as this year’s grand marshal for Cork’s St Patrick’s Day Parade.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Star of Lord of the Dance and Riverdance, Michael Flatley, has been announced as this year’s grand marshal for Cork’s St Patrick’s Day Parade. (...)