Jeremy Irons with his wife  Sinead Cusack. The actor is to be  bestowed with the  title of honorary Corkman  at the Cork Person of the Year awards. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons is to be made an ‘honorary’ Cork man at a ceremony in the city this week. Irons (65) is known for his contribution (...)

Dr Robert (Bob) MacCarthy, who died on November 11th, aged 99, was formerly resident medical superintendent at Our Lady’s Hospital, Cork, and medical (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly said it was ‘very clear’ that people need to be in compliance. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Minister for Health James Reilly has warned that St Vincent’s University Hospital faces “serious consequences” if it fails to co-operate with a HSE au(...)

CoderDojo founder James Whelton: has heard positive feedback from coding clubs set up to cater for children with special needs. photograph: cyril byrne

CoderDojo has done a lot to raise awareness of the more fun aspects of programming among Irish teenagers, but it has also found popularity amon(...)