Adi Roche, founder of Chernobyl Children International (CCI), with Ann Doherty, chief executive of Cork City Council and Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary. Photograph: Dan McLaughlin.

The Chernobyl nuclear disaster nearly 30 years ago “left its imprint right across Europe”, the Lord Mayor of Cork, Chris O’Leary, has said on a visit (...)

Adi Roche with baby Victoria Doronona in the cardiac unit of Kharkiv general hospital, eastern Ukraine, in 2015. Ms Roche will visiting the Chernobyl exclusion zone for the 25th time

Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary has paid tribute to the work of the Chernobyl Children International charity as he prepares to lead a delegation(...)

Gardaí do not believe a man who was found dead in a car park near Cork city centre early on Friday was the victim of foul play.

Gardaí do not believe a man who was found dead in a car park near Cork city centre early on Friday was the victim of foul play. The body was found by(...)

A local man with his dog   in Bandon, Co  Cork following Storm Frank. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The main Cork to Waterford road remains closed on Friday due to flooding as civil defence teams continue to assist the residents of a beleaguered hous(...)

An Bord Pleanala has granted planning permission for the €50 million redevelopment of the Capitol cinema incorporating a food innovation centre. Image: Google Street View

Cork has received a boost with the news that An Bord Pleanala has granted planning permission for the €50 million redevelopment of the Capitol cinema (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly is to publish the report this week. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A lack of transparency, poor record-keeping and some irregularities in the planning process were evident in a number of county councils, a report for(...)

In November 2009, the ESB discharged large volumes of water from Inniscarra Dam which led to the River Lee bursting its banks downstream and extensive flooding in the western reaches of Cork city with the estimated damage totalling about €100 million. Photograph: KGalvin/Wikimedia Commons

The ESB has warned that there may be flooding of roads and lands upstream of Cork city over the coming days as it increases discharges from its dams a(...)

The  recycling scheme will not involve a new charge or tax on motorists. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A new recycling scheme will from next year to oversee the disposal of all waste tyres in the Republic. Repak End of Life Tyres will also contribute (...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says he is confident a planned €50 million event centre for Cork will be built despite the fact work on the project has been delayed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says he is confident a planned €50 million event centre for Cork will be built despite the fact work on the pro(...)

Alan Kelly: The instruction to let him know well in advance of openings has caused tension, particularly over the opening of 52 homes in the Glen in Cork city earlier this year.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly ordered all local authorities to tell him “early” about the opening of local authority houses so he could off(...)