Ginger Baker (left) - who formed Cream in the 1960s with Eric Clapton (right) and Jack Bruce and later played with Blind Faith - will perform at the Everyman Theatre at this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. This image is of a Royal Albert Hall show in 2005. File photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Rock drummer Ginger Baker is among the acts confirmed for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, running in the city over the October bank holiday.B(...)

The Lucius women

Lucius formed in 2012 in New York, but you and vocalist Jess Wolfe had first met at college in Boston. We both went to Berklee College of Music.(...)

Week-long festival also celebrates 50th anniversary of Ballymaloe House with a gala candlelit supper on Friday, followed by a special screening of Jean Luc Godard’s Le Mepris

The 25th Cork French Film Festival got under way yesterday with a gala screening of director Jacques Demy’s 1964 musical comed(...)

A shopkeeper in Cork city centre preparing for    flooding yesterday evening.  Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

Many people in Cork city spent yesterday preparing for last night’s high tide and threatened flooding. City manager Tim Lucey urged business people in(...)

A woman bails out water from a shop in Cork last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA 1:25

Traders in Cork city centre are counting the cost this morning after a combination of high tides and strong southeasterly winds sent flood waters wash(...)

Did you get out of the wrong side of the bed this morning? Are you hacked off with the weather? Are last night’s dirty dishes still in the sink(...)