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Geelong in Victoria, Australia, where Dr Diarmuid McCoy lives with his family. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Dr Diarmuid McCoy is originally from Bantry, Co Cork. He is a specialist pain medicine physician. He moved to Geelong, Victoria in 2004. He went to Un(...)

Megan Cullen (25) cut off her own right index finger after suffering eight years of chronic pain

A young Cork woman who cut off her own right index finger after suffering eight years of chronic pain has said she is in now in “a bubble of brilliant(...)

Relatives of victims arrive to the ‘Betelgeuse’ Disaster 40th Anniversay Commemoration in the  Abbey Cemetary, Bantry, Co Cork Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

French widow, Ginette Ravelu lost her husband, Marcel when the Betelgeuse oil tanker exploded in flames in Bantry Bay in the early hours of January 8t(...)

The hulk of the ‘Betelgeuse’ lies at the oil Jetty at Whiddy Island in Co Cork on January 9th, 1979. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Successive Irish governments have been accused by the son of a victim of the Whiddy Island disaster of treating Irish workers as second-class citizens(...)

The Book Centre, Waterford. Photograph: Jennifer O'Connell

This wasn’t how it was supposed to be. The digital revolution was going to kill off physical books and bookshops altogether. It’s true that between r(...)

The Chorus of Dissent and the Elastic Band

We’re almost afraid to say it out loud, for fear of putting a hex on it, but it looks like the weather could be good for this May bank holiday weekend(...)

Sebastian Rowley (L) and David Stepka (R), both 13) were last seen on April 26th.

Two missing teenagers from Co Cork have been found safe and well on Saturday. David Stepka and Sebastian Rowley, both 13 years old, had been missing(...)

Mary Williamson, from Bantry, Co Cork at Cork Circuit Criminal Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

A 27-year-old has been jailed for 18 months for her part in a scam where she and another woman lured a middle-aged man to a house with a promise of a (...)

Normally an extensive monitoring system catches  toxins before contaminated shellfish enter the supply chain, but on this occasion the fresh mussels made it to multiple retailers. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Thousands of portions of fresh mussels selling in multiple retailers across the State have been found to contain more than three times the legally per(...)

Actress Maureen O’Hara: her former PA got an apology from O’Hara’s nephew. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Actress Maureen O’Hara’s former personal assistant was today given a High Court apology and damages over a number of statements made by the 94-year-ol(...)

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