Leanne O’Callaghan (20) and son Aaron at her grandfather’s home in Gurranabraher, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A Cork mother who cannot afford to rent is sharing the family home with four generations. Leanne O’Callaghan (20) is living at her grandfather’s (...)

Cork’s Lord Mayor has donated towards a reward to find the killers of a family dog found with its throat slit in Mayfield, Cork

Cork’s Lord Mayor has donated towards a reward to find the killers of a family dog found with its throat slit in Mayfield, Cork. Cllr Chris O’Leary d(...)

 Cllr Chris O’Leary  of Sinn Fein: said he didn’t want to lock the doors  but health and safety issues had to be factored in. Photograph: Provision

Members of the public were locked out of City Hall in Cork on Monday night after councillors voted to hold their bi-monthly meeting in private.Water c(...)

Sinn Féin has selected a member of Cork County Council, Cllr Donnchadh O Laoghaire to run for the party in Cork South Central after he defeated party colleague Cllr Chris O’Leary at the second attemp

Sinn Féin has selected a member of Cork County Council, Cllr Donnchadh O Laoghaire to run for the party in Cork South Central after he defeated party (...)

Cllr Chris O’Leary, a Sinn Féin councillor on Cork City Council, and Cllr Donnchadh O Laoghaire, a Sinn Féin councillor on Cork County Council, had both sought the nomination to run in Cork South Central. Photograph: Provision

Sinn Féin is to hold a rescheduled selection convention to choose a candidate to run for the party in Cork South Central in the next general election (...)

Cllr Sean Martin outside Cork City Hall. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Cork City Council has avoided abolition by passing a budget at the second time of asking. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael steered through proposals despite (...)

In Cork City Council all parties bar one agreed to adopt a form of d’Hondt system proposed by Sinn Féin last night.

Negotiations continued last night over the formation of power-sharing alliances within Cork city and county councils. The first meetings of both the (...)

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(...)

Liadh Ni Riada (seated), daughter of late composer Sean Ó Riada, at this year’s Sinn Féin ard fheis at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar, Co Mayo, with  Daisy Mules of Derry city speaking.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin have selected a daughter of iconic composer and musician Sean Ó Riada to contest next year’s European Parliament elections for the party in (...)