A man  died from mechanical asphyxia after being thrown down a rubbish chute in an apartment complex in Cork city, a prosecutor has said.

A man who had fallen on hard times died from mechanical asphyxia after being thrown down a rubbish chute in an apartment complex in Cork city, a prose(...)

Fianna Fáil MEP Brian Crowley. Last September a spokesman for Mr Crowley told The Irish Times that Mr Crowley would be making no comment “until he’s finished with the doctors”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil MEP Brian Crowley will address issues about his health and future political plans at a press conference on Thursday. It comes amid specu(...)

The Waterford greenway runs along an old railway. Proponents of the Cork plan have said the greenway has the potential the replicate the success of  Waterford which is attracting close to 250,000 visitors annually.

Cork County Council is to vote on Monday on plans for a €15 million greenway along the route of a former rail line in east Cork. The proponents of th(...)

Noel Clancy at the spot where his wife and daughter were killed near Kilworth, Co Cork, in 2015. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has received a number of complaints about a hard-hitting TV ad on the issue of unaccompanied learner drivers, but says(...)

The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre was established in UCC some 15 years ago to carry out research on the digestive system. Photograph: Clare Keogh

A research centre at University College Cork is contributing revenues of €1. 2 million per week to the Irish economy with every euro invested by the S(...)

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(...)

 Garda Dave Ahern spotted the fire at the Tria Express 24 hour filling station near the Square in Blarney in Co Cork as he was on patrol

Gardaí investigating an arson attempt at a 24-hour filling station in the middle of a busy tourist village are hoping forensic tests will help them ca(...)

Jane Anne Rothwell

Judges, barristers, solicitors and court services staff turned out in force in Cork yesterday to pay warm and fond tributes to their colleague, barris(...)

A homeless man told gardaí he attacked two elderly men in unprovoked incidents in Cork city centre because he believed older men were more likely to be sex offenders, a court has heard.

A homeless man told gardaí he attacked two elderly men in unprovoked incidents in Cork city centre because he believed older men were more likely to b(...)

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