Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at Sunday’s Easter Rising centenary commemorations in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Easter Rising commemorations struck the right note in terms of dignity and inclusivity and reflected how much Ireland as a state and as a populati(...)

Ranelagh and Elizabeth Ranelagh with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Chris O’Leary at the interment of the ashes of their father, James O’Beirne at Republican Plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork on Saturday

The family of a War of Independence veteran have described the decision by Cork City Council to allow his ashes to be interred at the republican plot (...)

A member of the Irish Defence Force reads the 1916 proclamation, outside the GPO during a military march in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork 25 March 2016 Thousands are expected to attend a commemoration in Cork on Easter Monday to mark the ce(...)

Tomás Mac Curtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

Dáil Éireann should enact emergency legislation to prevent the eviction of families from properties owned by vulture capital funds, the Lord Mayor of(...)

Tomás Mac Curtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

The mobilisation of 1,000 Irish Volunteers in Cork under the command of Tomás Mac Curtain in preparation for the 1916 Easter Rising will be remembered(...)

Melody Teixeira and Jamal Houmane of Casablanca Barbers. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork, which celebrates its 300th anniversary this year, would appear to be the best street in Ireland. It’s certainly the(...)

President Michael D Higgins said it was an honour to  become a Freeman of a city of writers, poets, sports stars, patriots and composers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins today recalled Cork’s great contributions to Irish politics, sport and culture over the past 100 years as he spoke (...)

The Somme battlefield. Some 350 men from Blackpool, Cork, fought in the Great War and 
some
about 69 of them never returned home
 and his research has revealed that there was not a single street in the area that did suffer some loss in the conflict
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Ireland’s involvement in the Great War is more complex than previously suggested and should be recognised approaching the centenary of the st(...)

Martyred lord mayor Terence MacSwiney: the exhibition features material from the revolutionary period in Cork from the establishment of the Irish Volunteers in the city in 1913-14 up to the start of the Civil War

BARRY ROCHE An exhibition telling the story of Cork’s martyred lord mayors, Tomas Mac Curtain and Terence MacSwiney along with their successor, Dona(...)

The controversy arose when Fine Gael members of Cork City Council noticed that a brochure promoting Cork Rebel Week

The organisers of Cork’s main contribution to The Gathering have apologised after controversy flared up at Cork City Council over their use of the Cor(...)