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The uncle of Sophie Toscan du Plantier Jean Pierre Gazeau said  the family wished to consult with their legal advisors on the options that remain open to them.

The family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier have pledged to continue their fight for justice for the murdered mother of one after the Irish State opted no(...)

The blaze broke out at the former Sisters of Mercy convent on Cork Road in Skibbereen around 4pm on Tuesday and units of Cork Co  Fire Service from Skibbereen, Schull and Bantry were sent to tackle the blaze. Photograph: Barry Roche

Garda technical experts will on Wednesday carry out a forensic examination to try and establish the cause of a fire which badly gutted a former conven(...)

The blaze broke out at the former Sisters of Mercy convent on Cork Road in Skibbereen around 4pm and units of Cork County Fire Service from Skibbereen, Schull and Bantry were sent to tackle the blaze. Photograph: Barry Roche

Firefighters in Co Cork were on Tuesday battling a blaze at a former convent in Skibbereen. The homes of a number of pensioners in a sheltered housi(...)

Chair maker Alison Ospina Photograph: Geoff Greenham

In the course of its history Ireland has had only one outstanding example of a genuine “creative hotspot” – a place so teeming with artists, craftspeo(...)

  PJ Sheehan

Born: March 17th, 1933 Died: August 10th, 2020 Paddy (PJ) Sheehan, a former Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, was a formidable political figure whose(...)

Co Cork bore the brunt of the recent unsettled weather brought on by Storm Francis. Photograph: Damien Storan/PA Wire

A status yellow rain warning has been issued for several counties in the southern part of the country, which could result in localised flooding, the n(...)

Cork County Council staff haul damaged possessions from the footpath in Bantry, west Cork following severe flooding. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Co Cork bore the brunt of Storm Francis on Monday night and Tuesday morning with high winds and heavy rain causing significant flooding as well as str(...)

More heavy rain is forecast for Tuesday as Storm Francis moves across Ireland. Image: Windy.com

More heavy rainfall is forecast for Tuesday as Storm Francis moves eastwards across Ireland. Rain overnight and on Tuesday morning caused flooding in(...)

Waves crash over Ireland’s Eye on Thursday afternoon at Howth  in the wake of Storm Ellen. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

About 8,000 homes, farms and businesses remained without power on Friday night following the impact of Storm Ellen this week, including 2,500 customer(...)

After a night of torrential rain   the river Roury broke its banks   and also caused flooding in Rosscarbery  earlier this week. Photograph: Andy Gibson

West Cork has been hit again for a second time this week with flooding and damaged roads after a night of torrential rain. Motorists are being asked t(...)

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