Boat-builders working on a currach in Meitheal Mara’s workshop in Cork.

It’s an image familiar to most Irish people – the sight of men carrying a currach on their heads as they walk down to the sea – but it was given a new(...)

Gerard Higgins pictured at Cork District Court. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 52-year-old man, who effectively became a part-time carer for his elderly neighbour, has been given a five months suspended jail term and fined €1,2(...)

Michael Cornacchia who died in Cork. Photograph:  Provision

Young people are playing Russian roulette with their lives when they buy synthetic drugs, a coroner warned after hearing a teenager died after taking (...)