Chase supporters protest outside a Bord Pleanála oral hearing in Carrigaline for an incinerator by Indaver in Ringaskiddy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A company proposing the construction of an incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork says Irish waste management policy has changed in recent years and the (...)

In 2014, Indaver exported more than 180,000 tonnes of residual municipal solid waste from the Southern Waste Region. The company says reliance on export is not sustainable. File photograph: Getty Images

Senior officials at Cork County Council have declared revised proposals for a multi-million euro incineration project in the county to be acceptable f(...)

A local man cycles his bike during serious flooding in  Bandon, Co Cork, following the recent Storm Frank. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Members of Cork County Council have backed a call for more funding to clear drains and gullies in a bid to prevent serious flooding in future. The f(...)

19/12/14 - NEWS - Tanaiste Joan Burton presenting Joanna Morgan, trainer and former jockey, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award  at the 10th Annual  The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year awards.Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Since Ireland in the 1970s was hardly noted for a progressive attitude towards equality, it is safe to say Joanna Morgan brought the country with her (...)

Fianna Fáil’s Padraig O’Sullivan was elected  in Cobh, Co  Cork.

A hard fought battle in west Cork concluded in losses for Fine Gael with gains for Sinn Féin and Independents after an epic count.The 14th count saw f(...)

With 50 per cent of boxes opened, Aindrias Moynihan (FF) was leading the poll with 1,704 votes this morning in Blarney Macroom. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

With 50 per cent of boxes opened, Aindrias Moynihan (FF) was leading the poll with 1,704 votes this morning in Blarney Macroom. Des O’Grady (SF) was i(...)

Battle Of Marengo wins the Derrinstown Stakes at Leopardstown and is being aimed at the King Edward VII Stakes at Royal Ascot next week.

With Ruler Of The World appearing to be the Ballydoyle mainstay for the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby later in the month, there could be even extra dept(...)

Aidan O’Brien: bids for Group One honours at Newbury.

It is 10 years since Aidan O’Brien landed his sole Lockinge Stakes success to date with Hawk Wing but Declaration Of War boasts some impressive(...)