A power cut in Lili Petrik’s  home in Innishannon, Co Cork, following Storm Ophelia. Lili’s mother warms herbal tea using  tealights. The house is also without heating. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

About 52,000 customers remained without electricity in Cork city and county on Wednesday with reconnection expected over the next two days. ESB Netw(...)

Sonya Burke and Colm O’Callaghan, from Crosshaven, with their new baby Maria  who was born during Storm Ophelia. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A woman who delivered her baby at home during Storm Ophelia was praying electricity would be restored to Crosshaven, Co Cork so she could discharge he(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2018 speech to the Dáil viewed from the Thomond Bar, Marlboro Street, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The reaction of locals in the Thomond Bar on Marlboro Street in Cork to the Budget on Tuesday afternoon mirrored, perhaps, the nation – apathy, if one(...)

The two American tourists who were killed in a crash in Co Cork on Monday have been named. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the death of two American tourists in a road traffic incident in Co Cork are examining whether they may have been using a sat-nav(...)

A homeless facility in Cork city has lain idle for the past decade amid a funding row. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A former bed-and-breakfast which was refurbished 10 years ago in order to house homeless men has lain idle ever since because the HSE and Cork City Co(...)

The vigil organised for Jack Watson, a homeless man who died in Dublin last week, by homeless group A Lending Hand, which was held in Mr Watson’s memory outside the Dáil. Photograph:Nick Bradshaw

A 30-year-old woman who died in a tent while sleeping rough in Cork on Friday night was a “very decent girl” who had fallen on hard times, according t(...)

Philip Leahy, from Ballyhooly, Co Cork

The funeral of an Irish J1 student who died several days after suffering a cardiac arrest following a swimming accident in the US will take place next(...)

Ian Bailey (60): “I’m very sympathetic to the family and I know that they believe for whatever reason that I had something to do with the death of their daughter.” Photograph: Collins Courts

Ian Bailey has spoken of his relief at the decision by the High Court to refuse to order his extradition to France. Speaking to The Irish Times Mr B(...)

Joseph Gagnon and Brian Conville before they set off from Canada on a challenge to be the youngest pair to row west-east across the Atlantic.  Photograph: Claire Martin/PA Wire

Two rowers rescued by the Irish Coast Guard when they were just 170 nautical miles off setting world records have been released from hospital. Brian (...)

Majella Duffy (35) was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her father who died of a heart attack.

The death of a 35-year-old Irish woman on a charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her late father was described as “surreal” by a priest at (...)