Páirc Uí Chaoimh is located on the south side of the River Lee just at the edge of Cork city centre.   File photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The €67 million redevelopment of Páirc Uí­ Chaoimh in Cork city is on course for completion in 2017 following the signing of the demolition contract f(...)

A homeless man and woman, whose bodies were recovered close together from the River Lee in Cork just before Christmas, both died from drowning, an inquest has heard

A homeless man and woman, whose bodies were recovered close together from the River Lee in Cork just before Christmas, both died from drowning, an inq(...)

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(...)

Scrumhalf Nick McCarthy was chosen by his teammates to lead the side this year

Tuesday, January 6th, a day of reckoning.It’s a little before 10am in the Lansdowne pavilion, a bright, crisp morning, but one where the mercury barel(...)

Two bodies have been recovered from the river Lee in Cork city by Naval Service divers. Photograph: stock image

Having somewhere to call home is important to help people address whatever other challenges they may face, a campaigner against homelessness has de(...)

The proposed flood relief scheme, which will take about three years to complete, is designed to prevent a repeat of the 2009 fluvial flood.

The biggest flood relief scheme ever carried out in Ireland, costing between €40 million and €60 million and aimed at preventing flooding in Cork ci(...)

Localised flooding  near Clarehall in Dublin during the stormy weather last winter. This afternoon a number of areas in Cork city experienced flash flooding after heavy downpours coincided with high tide.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A number of areas in Cork city experienced flash flooding this afternoon after heavy downpours coincided with high tide causing the River Lee to overf(...)

The swim became an enormous attraction for the people of Cork in the early part of the last century but 1914 marked the first year that the race took place. Photograph: Irish Examiner

War clouds may have been gathering over Europe but in the balmy summer of 1914 a group of intrepid swimmers took to the river Lee to establish what ha(...)

A legal action to decide if the Electricity Supply Board must bear any liabilityfor damage inflicted by floods that affected large parts of Cork city (...)

Vernon Mount, a large 18th century villa with an unusual curved exterior. Photograph: Irish Georgian Society

Why is it of interest? Vernon Mount is a late 18th century villa south of Cork city with panoramic views of the estuary(...)