Gary O’Flynn served on Cork City Council from autumn 2003, when he was co-opted to replace his father, former Fianna Fáil TD, Noel O’Flynn, until he stood down in December 2008.

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has appeared in court in Cork charged with nine fraud offences relating to his obtaining of mortgages while working as(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: “There is a clear need to have an independent overview of local government structures in Cork.” Photograph: The Irish Times

A five-person committee has been given nine months to report to Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly on proposals to extend the Cork city boundary (...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine Simon Coveney said  the Government had agreed to increase its support for the Cork event centre from €10 million to €12 million. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

BARRY ROCHE Cork City Council is to increase financial support for a €50 millon event centre to be built on the former brewery site by Heineken Irelan(...)

Diarmaid Ó Cadhla  failed in his bid to be elected to Cork City Council in the 2011 local elections.

OLIVIA KELLEHER A general election candidate who failed to make a prescribed electoral return has been fined €300 at Cork District Court with leave to(...)

The number of people turning to Cork Simon after becoming homeless reached its highest level in five years in 2013 with the number of people sleeping rough on the streets of the city rising to 174 people. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The number of people turning to Cork Simon after becoming homeless reached its highest level in five years in 2013 with the number of people sleeping (...)

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 (...)

Among the events planned for the Bicentenary celebrations of mathematician Geroge Boole’s death is a restoration by UCC and Cork City Council of the scientist’s home  in Cork.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will today join with the president of University College Cork Dr Michael Murphy to launch next year’s celebration to mark the bic(...)

Fine Gael’s Cllr Laura McGonigle  has apologised for comments she posted on her private Facebook account over the weekend in which she urged anti-water charge protestors to collect rainwater while out protesting and drink it for a week. Image: Laura McGonigle’s Twitter page.

A Fine Gael councillor has apologised for comments she posted on her private Facebook account over the weekend in which she urged anti-water charge pr(...)

Protests took place in Bandon, Clonakily, Fermoy, Mallow and Youghal today in Co Cork.

Up to 20,000 people braved driving wind and rain to take to the streets of Cork as part of the national campaign against water charges organised by th(...)

Protesters from the ‘We Won’t Pay’ campaign returning water packs collected at protests to Pearse Roe, of Irish Water, earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Many local authorities across the State have confirmed they will not intervene to ensure their tenants sign up with or pay their bills to Irish Water.(...)