Waterford Spraoi. Photograph: John Loftus

What links Athens, Florence, Paris and Cork? They have all held the title European Capital of Culture. The programme began in 1985, after Melina Merc(...)

The couple, who were both aged 76, died at the scene and their remains were removed to Cork University Hospital (above). Photograph: Provision

Tributes have been paid to an elderly couple from north Cork who died after they were involved in a two-car collision on the main Cork-Limerick Road n(...)

Gardaí have closed off the main road and diversions have been put in place south of Mallow General Hospital and at Newtwopothouse to allow a Garda forensic crash investigator examine the scene. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to a two-car collision on the main Cork-Limerick road on Tuesday evening which claimed the lives of an elderly coup(...)

Alan Hayes studied three years of civil engineering for a level 7 degree and is in his last of two years studying structural engineering at level 8

Deciding on a postgraduate course can be massively confusing. Unlike in school, where there’s no end of advice from parents, teachers and guidance co(...)

 Denis Lynch was one of the Irish riders who dominated the Puissance competition in Liverpool. Photograph: Inpho

Irish riders totally dominated the Puissance competition in the City Centre Echo Arena, Liverpool on Friday night with Peter Smyth winning the 11-runn(...)

Innocent: Harry Gleeson could not have killed Mary McCarthy, according to Seán MacBride, his lawyer

One of the most traumatic criminal cases I was ever involved in was the defence of a man from Co Tipperary, Harry Gleeson. My solicitor in the case wa(...)

In February 1941, Harry Gleeson was convicted of murdering mother of seven Mary “Moll” McCarthy. He is now to be pardoned.

Almost 75 years after Harry Gleeson was hanged for murder, Minister Frances Fitzgerald has officially announced the Government’s decision to grant a p(...)

Spoiled for priorities: Heather Humphreys receives her seal of office from the President. Photograph: Alan Betson

What do we know about Heather Humphreys, the new Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht? She knows about credit unions, she lives on a farm (...)

The direct and indirect cost of overweight and obesity in the Republic was an estimated €1.16 billion

There is “no point” in the Government spending money on treating chronic illnesses wi(...)