Cllr Chris O’Leary  of Sinn Fein: said he didn’t want to lock the doors  but health and safety issues had to be factored in. Photograph: Provision

Members of the public were locked out of City Hall in Cork on Monday night after councillors voted to hold their bi-monthly meeting in private.Water c(...)

Eric Stanton (15) who died after falling into the Glashaboy  river in Cork. Photograph: Provision

A community was in mourning on Sunday following the death of a 15-year-old boy who died after falling into a river while riding a horse on the outski(...)

Cork councillor Mick Barry. A meeting of Cork City Council had to be abandoned this evening after anti-water charges campaigners disrupted it in protest at the jailing of five  protesters in Dublin last week. The meeting had been due to vote on a motion on the jailing proposed by Cllr Barry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A meeting of Cork City Council was abandoned this evening after anti-water charges campaigners disrupted it in protest at the jailing of five anti-wat(...)

The Workers’ Party will publish a series of policies and run candidates in the next general election.

The Workers’ Party will publish a series of policies and run candidates in the next general election, according to its president Michael Donnelly. The(...)

About a dozen anti-austerity campaigners held a peaceful protest outside the Imperial Hotel on Friday morning where Dara Murphy, a TD for Cork North Central, was hosting the fundraising breakfast which was addressed by Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

Anti-austerity protestors have strongly criticised Minister of State Dara Murphy of Fine Gael for hosting an €85 euro fundraising breakfast in Cork th(...)

Cllr Sean Martin outside Cork City Hall. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Cork City Council has avoided abolition by passing a budget at the second time of asking. Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael steered through proposals despite (...)

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(...)