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Parnell Place bus station in Cork city. The Government has pledged to invest €200m in Cork’s public transport through the Bus Connects Programme.  Image: Google Streetview

Business leaders in Cork have hailed the Government’s €116 billion National Development Plan as “a historic vote of confidence” in the city’s future e(...)

Cork is set to get a new acute hospital as part of a package of projects which range from those providing complex acute care to primary and community services. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two new hospitals in Cork City and a €1 billion investment in the county’s roads, including backing for the construction of the M20 Cork/Limerick moto(...)

Project Ireland 2040: a new Metro link is due to run between Swords and Sandyford, in Dublin

Project Ireland 2040 aims to provide balanced regional development, in order to reduce Dublin’s growing economic domination, and to improve the State’(...)

Castle Hotel in Macroom, Co Cork

“They got a hammer to break an egg,” pharmacist and businessman Matt Murphy says of a Fine Gael-Labour government decision to abolish Macroom Town Cou(...)

Iarnród Éireann tweeted this evening that the 17:05 Connolly-Sligo would have to return to Connolly shortly “and will then depart for Sligo via Newcomen Junction”. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Traffic appears to be moving relatively reasonably through Dublin city on Friday evening after severe weather earlier today but there were some issues(...)

Wind turbines: at least three white-tailed sea eagles died in the Kerry-Cork area, said the National Parks and Wildlife Service  in a report to An Bord Pleanála

Wind turbine blades have been responsible for the deaths of at least three white-tailed sea eagles in the Kerry-Cork area, the National Parks and Wild(...)

Gardaí continue to investigate the discovery of a growhouse at Dereenaling in Ballyvourney, Co Cork.  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Gardaí were last night continuing to question three men arrested following the discovery of a sophisticated underground cannabis growhouse with(...)