Cllr Chris O’Leary, a Sinn Féin councillor on Cork City Council, and Cllr Donnchadh O Laoghaire, a Sinn Féin councillor on Cork County Council, had both sought the nomination to run in Cork South Central. Photograph: Provision

Sinn Féin is to hold a rescheduled selection convention to choose a candidate to run for the party in Cork South Central in the next general election (...)

Extending Cork City Council’s boundary simply to include suburbs currently under the control of Cork County Council will do little to address the planning needs of the city over the next 50 years, a seminar on local government reform in Cork has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Extending Cork City Council’s boundary simply to include suburbs now under the control of Cork County Council will do little to address the city’s pla(...)

 Patrick Street:  there will be plenty of debate about the  review of the Cork city boundary. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The decision by Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to order a review of the Cork city boundary has been greeted with widespread agreement that c(...)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly said it was important that both Cork city and county were not held back in terms of economic progress. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The chairman of a specially appointed independent review group to examine local government structures in Cork has pledged to consult widely with all (...)

Some 1,198 of the 1,959 passengers and crew aboard the Lusitania perished when she sank within 18 minutes of being struck by a torpedo from German submarine U20 off the Old Head of Kinsale on May 7th 1915

The three bright flares looped in an arc over Cork Harbour, illuminating the glassy waters off Cobh as people of the town gathered to remember that da(...)

The new €3.57m West Cork Arts Centre in Skibbereen. Photograph: West Cork Arts Centre

Lyrics from the Kate Bush classic Running up that Hill form part of the inaugural exhibit at Ireland’s newest art centre. Over the past 10 days, the W(...)

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 (...)

The cloud computing firm EMC currently employs about 3,000 people in Ireland

Cloud computing giant EMC is seeking planning permission for a new data centre and office block at one of its Cork locations. The planning application(...)

Marie Farrell at the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Witness Marie Farrell has denied it was a deception to suggest she and her husband made a huge loss on their house in Schull which they sold for over (...)

One of the burned-out Cork County Council water service vans in the council yard in Bantry. Photograph: Tony McElhinney/Provision

Gardaí have begun an investigation after two water service vans belonging to Cork County Council were destroyed in an arson attack in Bantry, west Cor(...)