Adi Roche, founder of Chernobyl Children International (CCI), with Ann Doherty, chief executive of Cork City Council and Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary. Photograph: Dan McLaughlin.

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster nearly 30 years ago “left its imprint right across Europe”, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Chris O’Leary, has said on a visit (...)

Adi Roche with baby Victoria Doronona in the cardiac unit of Kharkiv general hospital, eastern Ukraine, in 2015. Ms Roche will visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone for the 25th time

Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary has paid tribute to the work of the Chernobyl Children International charity as he prepares to lead a delegation(...)

Destruction of the Armenian population by Ottoman Turks, Illustration from French newspaper Le Petit Journal, December 12, 1915. Photograph: Leemage/UIG via Getty Images

It was described by US President Theodore Roosevelt as “the greatest crime of the war” and now the Armenian genocide which began in 1915 has been comm(...)

Apple expansion will have a knock-on effect for shops and business. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A shopkeeper and former councillor in Gurranebraher, near Hollyhill in Cork city, yesterday praised Cork City Council for relocating a Traveller ha(...)

The Lord Mayor of Cork has become embroiled in a war of words with the Royal British Legion over his failure to attend or send a deputy to the legi(...)

Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork city

Cork has fought off the challenge of London and Liverpool to see its second street, Oliver Plunkett Street win a major award for the best street in th(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork city, Cllr Chris O’Leary has confirmed that the council plans to write to the Taoiseach to confirm that the council is planning a legal challenge to a proposed merger. Photograph: PA

Cork City Council is to write to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Tuesday to inform him it is proceeding with a legal challenge against the plan by Minister fo(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary: opposes merger of city and county councils. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

Cork City Council is poised to become the first local authority to mount a legal challenge to the Government after councillors agreed in principle t(...)

Cork City Hall: Cllr John Paul O’Shea wrote to Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary after Cork City Council agreed to seek legal advice on taking a judicial review of the local government review process. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Mayor of Cork County has written to his counterpart in Cork city asking that Cork City Council to hold off on taking legal action against the p(...)

Councillor and Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary has challenged Cork Chamber over its support for the proposed merger of Cork city and county councils. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Lord Mayor of Cork has challenged business group Cork Chamber over its support for the proposed merger of Cork city and county councils. Cllr Chr(...)