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(...)

 George Hook:  “It is vital that we keep alive the important traditions and festivals of our nation and I am delighted to partake in the unique celebration of our country’s patron saint.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Broadcaster and rugby pundit, George Hook has been chosen as grand marshal for this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade in Cork, the city’s Lord Mayor, Mar(...)

Forefather of the information age, George Boole is to be honoured in Cork on Thursday evening with the launch of a book of essays on his life and contribution to mathematics and science

Forefather of the information age, George Boole was honoured in Cork on Wednesday evening with the launch of a book of essays on his life and contribu(...)

Cork City Council had to abandon its meeting on Monday night after  anti-water charge protester Diarmaid Ó Cadhla of the People’s Convention refused to leave the council chamber.

Cork City Council had to abandon its meeting on Monday night for the second time in a fortnight after an anti-water charge protester refused to leave (...)

Some ten members of the People’s Convention began the protest on Monday morning to highlight what they claim is the illegal removal of posters advertising an anti-water charge march later this month. Photograph: Barry Roche

Campaigners against water charges have begun a sit-in at Cork City Hall in protest over the council’s decision to remove posters advertising a march a(...)

 Patrick Street:  there will be plenty of debate about the  review of the Cork city boundary. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The decision by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to order a review of the Cork city boundary has been greeted with widespread agreement that c(...)

There have been so many announcements in the past about rural broadband that Séamus Boland, chief executive of Irish Rural Link compared it to the dig(...)

About 1,000 houses lost power last night, mainly along the south coast. Photograph: ESB

Some 20,000 people are without electricity tonight due to adverse weather conditions in the south of the country.A statement from ESB Networks said th(...)

Patrick’s Bridge over the river Lee in Cork city. “These patterns of disadvantage have persisted for many years,” the report notes. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Cork city suffers from levels of deprivation higher than the national average, with much of the city’s north side suffering most, according to(...)

Photo of witnesses in the case of Sir Roger Casement. Gardaí are calling on members of the public to bring any police memorabilia they might have at home to a special event being organised at Cork City Hall on Friday. Photograph: www.garda.ie

Members of the public have been invited to bring any police memorabilia they might have at home to a special event at Cork City Hall on Friday.The Gar(...)