A man is led away past a police waterwagon after he was injured during the police baton charge during a civil rights march on October 5th, 1968. Many believe this was the start of the Troubles.

It is perhaps unsurprising that in Ireland the most sustained period of intense violence in modern Irish history is universally known by the neutral, (...)

A map showing the new boundaries of the extended Cork city. Image: corkcity.ie

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have unveiled an awareness campaign aimed at the 85,000 citizens in the county that are due to transfer to t(...)

 Donal Ó Drisceoil: ‘It’s very effective, making really good use of maps and graphics while it also has a good mix of new voices from the Atlas of the Irish Revolution’

A new documentary series The Irish Revolution successfully captures the approach taken in the award winning book Atlas of the Irish Revolution on whic(...)

 Maurice Manning, chair of the Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations with Minister for Culture  Heather Humphreys and Ronan McGreevy, at the launch of the book Centenary in the GPO. Photograph:  Maxwells

How Ireland approaches the commemoration of the Civil War will prove to be a “test of our national maturity”, Dr Maurice Manning, chair of the Expert (...)

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork County Council is to submit a boundary extension plan to Cork City Council which will allow people ac(...)

Turning to the position of Sinn Féin and the IRA, Dermot Gallagher expressed ‘great interest’  in the recent statement from Sinn Féin and, particularly, from Martin McGuinness (its vice-president).Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Martin McGuinness’ role within republicanism is highlighted in previously confidential files declassified today in Belfast from 1990. The softer tone(...)

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

Cork City Council has voted unanimously to reject an offer by Cork County Council to take over a portion of its land that would lead to the urban loca(...)

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis  could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary,  the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness heard.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis in the city could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary, a senior council (...)

The current Cork city area could be set to expand.

The author of a review of local government arrangements in Cork has defended his group’s decision to allow a major expansion of the city which will s(...)

Cork Airport: would be considered part of Cork city under Mackinnon report recommendations. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

Cork County Council has warned that a proposal to extend the Cork city boundary into areas of the county is excessive and will result in a divided Co(...)

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