Patrick’s Bridge over the river Lee in Cork city. “These patterns of disadvantage have persisted for many years,” the report notes. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Cork city suffers from levels of deprivation higher than the national average, with much of the city’s north side suffering most, according to(...)

Cork City Council yesterday took formal possession of the former Permanent TSB Bank on Lapp’s Quay following a decision by the council last March to acquire the premises.

Cork City Council has invited expressions of interest to find the most appropriate use for a former bank in the city centre which it plans to convert (...)

Brian Coakley, Anja Ní Chúin, John O’Sullivan, Seán Ó Cúin, Altan Holland, Ella Ní Chúin, Davorka Naletilic and Gary Quinn at the standing stones between the Black Valley and Bridia Valley. Photograph:  Valerie O’Sullivan

The beauty of Killarney National Park is staggering. It’s no wonder people flock there from all over the world and, although it’s one of the first (...)

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth meets fish monger Pat O’Connell at the English Market in Cork on May 20th, 2011. Photograph: Maxwell’s/Reuters

A Cork fishmonger whose humour tickled the queen during her visit here has been invited to Buckingham Palace. English Market trader Pat (...)

Dr Allan Mee, White-Tailed Eagle Project, right, with Frank McMahon, district conservation officer of NPWS, with “Paudie”, the first white-tailed eagle chick in Ireland in over 110 years. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

It took the wildlife team three hours to walk and climb to the perch high above the scenic lakes of Killarney National Park where they tagged the f(...)