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Kenmare Mart is preparing to reopen on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The long, slow spring has given way to frantic activity as Kenmare Mart manager Dan McCarthy and his team prepare to open their gates on Monday for th(...)

Gardaí  say they are treating the man’s death as an  accident.

Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations after a man in his 70s died in quad bike crash on a farm in Co Cork. T(...)

The skeletons of a suspended humpback whale and adult fin whale at the National Museum of Ireland - Natural History. Photograph: Frank Miller

Wanted: whale hunter with taste for adventure and head for heights. No harpoon required. The National Museum of Ireland - Natural History in Dublin i(...)

British authorities fear trouble in Dublin, and refuse to allow Terence MacSwiney’s remains go anywhere near the Irish capital. Instead, his coffin is put on the steamer Rathmore at Holyhead in Wales, and sent directly to Cork under military guard. However, a planned requiem Mass still goes ahead in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. And this is the planned funeral procession through Sackville Street, (now O’Connell Street) Dublin on October 29th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

January 2nd: The War of Independence begins in earnest with an attack on Carrigtwohill RIC barracks in Co Cork. January 15th: Sinn Féin has major su(...)

William Rowan Hamilton: In his winning essay, Hayes focuses on the ‘flash of genius’ Hamilton experienced in October 1843 when he carved the equation that had just come to his mind into the stones of Broombridge on the Royal Canal near Cabra, in Dublin

NUI Galway maths student James Hayes (17) is the 2020 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition for third-level students. The(...)

Cpt John Murray (centre) with crew Paul Traynor and Brian O’Callaghan and the  air ambulance at Rathcoole aerodrome in north Co Cork. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Ireland’s first charity air ambulance service is to resume operating on a seven day basis from next month after communities across Munster managed to (...)

One Small Change: some of Cappabue National School’s pupils in the video for their climate-crisis rap.

Even when the Eurovision is cancelled in the middle of a pandemic, Ireland finds a way to enter a song and win - just ask pupils at the tiny Cappabue (...)

 Clare Fehin, Speach and Language, Joe Keena, GP, Martina Nolan, Physiotherapist, Siobhan Harnett, GP Registrar, Premnath Margabandhu, Senior Physiotherapist, Phillip Sheeran Purcell, GP Lead, Catherine Whitty, Hub Clinical Coordinator, Oonagh Murphy Asst. Dir of Public Health Nursing, Geraldine Nolan, Public Health Nurse, Meadhbh Larkin, Speach and Language Therapist at the Wicklow Community Assessment Hub in Wicklow town.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Thomas, a healthcare worker in a Dublin long-stay hospital, tested positive for Covid-19 four weeks ago and stayed off work for two weeks. When he ret(...)

Sinn Féin has suffered a setback in Cork following Cllr Paul Hayes’s announcement that he is to quit the party and sit as an independent.

Sinn Féin has suffered a setback in Cork following Cllr Paul Hayes’s announcement that he is to quit the party and sit as an independent. He was one o(...)

Yvonne Cassidy at the beach at Fire Island, New York last summer.

I started to write this piece before, a few weeks ago. I was then writing about what it was like to be quarantined in New York, what the city felt lik(...)

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