The speed with which liquidators took over Charleville Credit Union caused shock in the north Co Cork town. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

It was around noon last Friday that the liquidators and their staff arrived at the offices of Charleville Credit Union in the north Co Cork town. It t(...)

Cork City Council workers clean up after Storm Ophelia: “The main damage and disruption was caused by trees and telegraph poles bringing down power lines leading to power outages,” says David Spillett of Cork City Fire Brigade. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Cork region’s long experience in dealing with significant weather events stood to it when it came to its preparations for Storm Ophelia. Assistant f(...)

A graphic showing the proposals for the expansion of Cork city. Photograph: Irish Times graphics

The proposed expansion of Cork city could have as devastating effect on rural communities in Co Cork as Brexit could have on the Irish economy, Michae(...)

Leo Varadkar: “The M20 is a huge project with a massive price tag. But it is, however, worth it.”

The announcement that the long-awaited M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick has been given the go-ahead by the Government, has been welcomed by busi(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking at Cork Chamber’s business breakfast at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has expressed confidence that sufficient progress will be made in Brexit talks between the EU and Britain on Ireland, citizens’(...)

Bishop Paul Colton said he was not surprised at the 2 per cent decline in the number of Church of Ireland members nationally. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

Census figures on the level of Church of Ireland worship in Cork highlight a real challenge for local clergy as less than half of those declaring them(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney. File photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged Cork councillors to trust the experts tasked with overseeing the implementation of a city boundar(...)

Eoghan Murphy says  it is his aim to get every single family out of homelessness Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy has said progress on tackling homelessness is “still too slow” as figures show the n(...)

Cork captain Rena Buckley greets supporters on the South Mall as the All-Ireland camogie champions return to the city. Photograph: Provision

Hundreds of supporters thronged Cork’s South Mall on Monday night to welcome home the camogie team who clinched a record 27th All-Ireland in dramatic (...)

Vincent Browne: said Mr Ó Broin was being naive if he thought Sinn Féin could effect radical change as a minority partner in a future coalition government. Photograph: Peter Houlihan/Brian McEvoy Photography

Sinn Féin must learn from the mistakes of like-minded parties in other countries if it is to bring about radical transformative change in Irish societ(...)