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(...)

The big winners on the northside of Cork City are Sinn Féin who will gain a seat in Cork North East through newcomer Stephen Cunningham, who is vying with Workers’ Party veteran Cllr Ted Tynan to top the poll on about 20 per cent in the four-seater. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A recount and recheck in two Cork city wards have delayed the final result and the ultimate composition of the new 31 seat council, which looks set to(...)

Full list of candidates Although Cork City Council was the only local authority area not to change in the constituency revision, this month’s loc(...)

Two serving members of Cork City Council were among a small group of anti-household tax protestors who were arrested when they refused to leave(...)

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh delivered the oration at the republican plot in St Finbarr's Cemetery, Cork. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A Sinn Féin councillor in Cork city has expressed his disgust at the “desecration” of graves and monuments of republican leaders in the city. (...)