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Gardaí are investigating a petrol attack on a 23-year-old father of three in Cork last Monday. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty

Gardaí investigating a petrol attack on a 23-year-old father of three in Cork city have spoken to the man and hope to take a formal statement from him(...)

The damage to Senator Colm Burke’s office. Photograph: Twitter

Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke has said he will not be deterred by the actions of people who threw a brick through the window of his constituency office(...)

Gardaí are hoping to interview the victim, who is from the Glen on the city’s northside, after he was attacked by two men. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A 30-year-old man has suffered a fractured skull and bleed to the brain after he was attacked by two men armed with a hammer and baseball bat in Cork (...)

The photograph of the smashed window in his constituency office posted on Twitter by Senator Colm Burke. Photograph: Colm Burke/Twitter

Senator Colm Burke had a brick thrown through the window of his constituency office in Cork on Sunday evening, the politician has said. The Fine Gael(...)

The 17 year old was brought before Cork District Court and charged with seven offences relating to the joyriding on Cork’s north side. File photograph: Collins Courts

A teenager has appeared in court after joyriding in Cork, crashing into two vans and an elderly female motorist, who was injured in the process. The (...)

September 1968: Dubliner Joan O’Connell, addresses  Britain’s Trade Union Congress in Blackpool  on a motion on equal pay for equal work, which she described as “undoubtedly the oldest wage claim of the trade union movement”.

In September 1968 Joan O’Connell, a Dublin trade unionist, made an impassioned speech at Britain’s Trade Union Congress in Blackpool. She was speakin(...)

Treasured friend: Forde’s barman Brian Crean with Elaine O’Sullivan and (right) Tony Keane, all of whom were friends of Ritchie Scanlan (centre). Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

In October this year, Philip Comyn, Cork city coroner, conducted two inquests within a week of each other. Both were into the deaths of older men who (...)

 Eoin Morrissey leaving the Special Criminal Court  after he received a two-year suspended sentence. Photograph: Collins Court

A man who was an “easily led” teenager when he impeded the apprehension of the killers of Aidan ‘The Beast’ O’Driscoll has walked from court after he (...)

Veereen Padiachy (41), a former a policeman in Mauritius, pleaded guilty to a series of offences including possession of drugs for sale or supply. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Using a mobile phone, while driving, proved a costly error for a former policeman when it led to discovery of almost €20,000 worth of drugs and a two (...)

An open verdict was returned at the inquest into the death of  George Harrington (79) who died approximately six months before his body was found in July 2019.

A coroner has expressed concern that pensioners are dying alone and not being discovered for months without any alarms being raised by State agencies.(...)

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