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Tadhg Barry

He was the last high profile victim of the British forces during the War of Independence and 250,000 people lined the streets of Dublin for his funera(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We served together for many years on Cork City Council and Tim was a true son of the north side of the city’

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has led tributes to his former Fianna Fáil colleague on Cork City Council and former lord mayor of Cork Tim Falvey who died (...)

St Joseph’s, a cemetery where a young man was shot and a botanical garden is buried

Garden centres are getting busy. Many of us are out walking, taking the odd cutting and on occasion digging out plants from the ditches to bring home.(...)

The runway at Cork Airport will be closed for about 10 weeks. Photograph: Cork Airport

Travel agents have expressed disappointment that Cork Airport is to close for ten weeks in the autumn to allow major reconstruction work take place on(...)

Reopening of Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the River Lee. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

One of Cork’s most beloved landmarks, “Shakey Bridge”, is set to reopen to the public this weekend after a €1.7 million refurbishment in preparation f(...)

About to testify before the American Commission on Conditions in Ireland (left to right) - Tom Nolan, Donal Óg O Callaghan, Senator George W Norris, Peter MacSwiney and Jeremiah Dempsey, Washington, in January 1921. Photograph: Forgotten Lord Mayor; original source: Library of US Congress.

Following in the steps of Cork’s martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney was no easy task but Donal Óg O’Callaghan rose to the ch(...)

Brendan Devlin: to the forefront in encouraging and promoting innovation in environmental matters

The death took place on July 9th, 2020, of CB (Brendan) Devlin, former Cork county engineer, after a short illness. A native of Coachford, Brendan li(...)

A computer-generated image of the planned 34-storey hotel and commercial complex.

Planners have given New York-based Tower Holdings the green light for a €140 million, 34-storey hotel and commercial complex that will be the Republic(...)

From the collection of Michael Smurfit, (detail)  Travelling Woman with Newspaper by Louis le Brocquy (£700,000-£1m) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale in London

Auction results Sunday, August 23rd Adam's At Home Sale Over 87 per cent sold with sales exceeding €250,000. According to Adam’s online purchases t(...)

Chateau La Mission Haut-Brion, Graves, 1961, Twelve bottles, in their original wooden case achieved €29,000 (€12,000–€16,000) at Adam’s Fine Wine sale

 There were strong results at the recent Fine Wine and Spirits auction held by Adam’s of St Stephen’s Green on August 10th. With more than 95 pe(...)

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