Thomas Kent (left) and William Kent being marched by British soldiers across Fermoy Bridge in May 1916

The decision of Taoiseach Enda Kenny to deliver the graveside oration at the state funeral of Thomas Kent tomorrow is a clear signal of the Government(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the State was pleased to be able to offer the honour of State funeral to the descendants of Thomas Kent (above), who was executed in Cork Prison, the Victoria Barracks in May 1916.

The Government is to hold a State funeral for Thomas Kent - one of only two people executed outside of Dublin in 1916 - after DNA testing confirmed th(...)

Thomas Kent: was executed by firing squad on May 9th, 1916 after he was found guilty of armed rebellion

Archaeologists have begun preparatory work on a site at Cork Prison where the remains of a man executed after the 1916 Easter Rising are believed to b(...)

Gardaí believe Johnson, who was from West Cork, was stabbed once in the chest with a shank of metal by his assailant after a row broke out.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A 41-year-old man has died following a stabbing in Cork Prison on Saturday evening.Graham Johnson, who was serving a five year sentence for robbery an(...)

File photograph of State pathologist Prof Marie Cassidy. Former deputy Khalid Jaber  resigned after a row with Prof Cassidy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy’s “dramatic intervention” over evidence given in a murder trial by her former deputy Dr Khalid Jaber has resulted in a(...)

The inquest heard Catherine Doyle (85) was last seen five days prior to the discovery of her body at her bedsit apartment at Verschoyle Court, a Dublin City Council-run complex providing sheltered accommodation. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The nephew of a woman who died of hypothermia told her inquest the experience of identifying her body in a portacabin at Dublin City Mortuary was “hor(...)

Gardaí at the scene where they discovered the seriously injured man at 4am. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A man in his twenties died in the early hours of Sunday morning after he was stabbed in west Dublin.The incident occurred at an industrial unit in O’C(...)

Gardaí are expected to launch a murder inquiry after the death of a two-year-old boy in south Dublin.The child had been the subject of a nationwide sa(...)

Gardai outside the house in Tullow where the body of a man in his early 30s was found this morning. A second man with serious injuries was also found at the scene. Photograph: Collins

Two men have been arrested this afternoon after the body of a 41-year-old Latvian man, named locally as Gints Intembergs, was discovered in the kitche(...)

Deputy State Pathologist Dr Michael Curtis: “The frequency and regularity of what we’re seeing seems to be a phenomenon of recent years. We’re seeing it on a regular basis.” Photograph: Collins/Courts

  The bodies of nine-year-old twins Thomas and Paddy O’Driscoll were spirited away from their house in Charleville, Co Cork, yesterday. Th(...)