Enda Kenny called the UCC Beaufort building a “vessel of scientific discovery for our seas”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A state-of-the-art maritime facility which will power the “blue economy” was opened in Ringaskiddy, Co Cork on Saturday by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. The 4(...)

Blues guitarist Rory Gallagher (1949 - 1995) performing at the Rainbow Theatre, London, 1972. File photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The 20th anniversary of the death of blues guitarist Rory Gallagher on June 14th, 1995 was marked on Sunday with the inauguration of a new recording s(...)

Reception area at Cork University Hospital. A number of patients had to be evacuated shortly after 8.30am when part of the ceiling in an outpatients department caved in. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An inspection is being carried out at Cork University Hospital (CUH) after part of a ceiling collapsed in an outpatients department on Thursday mornin(...)

Judge Donagh McDonagh decided not to impose a prison sentence on James Lordan because he said the incident had occurred due to a momentary lapse of concentration. Photograph: Reuters

A learner drive whose friend sustained a brain injury in a crash avoided a jail sentence today. James Lordan (20) of Dunmanway, Co Cork pleaded guilty(...)

 Jeremy Irons: in the film ‘Trashed’ he explores the world’s most environmentally polluted places to reveal how rubbish affects our planet. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons will take part in a discussion following a free screening of ground-breaking environmental documentary Trashed at Uni(...)

A man in his sixties has appeared before Cork District Court charged with damaging water meters and stealing keys from a van belonged to a water meter firm. File photograph

A man in his sixties has appeared before Cork District Court charged with damaging water meters and stealing keys from a van belonged to a water meter(...)

SIMS co-founder and CEO Dr. David Walsh says that World Health Organisation statistics for Ireland show that one in five people have fertility issues. (Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES)

Twenty new jobs are to be created with the opening of a new fertility clinic in a suburb on the southside of Cork city. The recently opened SIMS IVF (...)

Three Garda Traffic Corps units, two fire brigades and three ambulances attended the crash site outside Ballyvourney village. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Three people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash on the Cork-Killarney road outside Ballyvourney village.The accident happened on the N22 ju(...)

Judge Marian O’Leary granted an application by the Health Information and Quality Authority  in respect of Glanmire Residential Care Centre at Glynntown, Glanmire. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The HSE is to take over the running of a nursing home with 38 residents in Co Cork amid concerns about governance and staffing levels.Judge Marian O’(...)

Gardaí have viewed CCTV footage from the night in question. They have also interviewed members of the public who were at the fast food outlet when the attack occurred. The Spanish woman was left traumatised by the alleged incident.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions after a Spanish woman was allegedly sexually assaulted in the toilet of a fast food r(...)