Butlerstown

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Micheál Martin with his son Cillian

Even as they were coping with their grief after two of their children died, Micheál Martin and his wife, Mary, had no choice but to keep going “Ni(...)

The Coast Guard team helps the woman up a cliff to the headland, where she is handed over to the care of paramedics. Photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat

A woman in her 30s is recovering after she was rescued from a sinkhole where she became trapped while swimming alone in the sea off west Cork on Thurs(...)

Spectacular view of Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo. Many politicians are heading for the Wild Atlantic Way during their time off. Photograph: iStock

Flare-ups between politicians in the final hours before Dáil Éireann rises for the summer recess are par for the course, but there was an edge to exch(...)

Limited numbers at Saturday’s mart in New Ross as coronavirus crowd-control measures kicked in. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Mart manager Richie Kirwan stands in front of a screen displaying live feeds from up to a dozen CCTV cameras that show the happenings in pens at the c(...)

In March 1923 19-year-old IRA anti-Treaty volunteer Thomas Greehy was killed in a booby-trap explosion when he went to recover weapons from an arms dump. He was hastily buried near the spot and his funeral in his native Lismore, Co Waterford did not take place until August 1924.

County: Waterford Incident: During the Civil War, National Army laid siege to anti-Treaty forces holding at key locations Date: July 18th-20th, 1(...)

A power cut in Lili Petrik’s  home in Innishannon, Co Cork, following Storm Ophelia. Lili’s mother warms herbal tea using  tealights. The house is also without heating. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

About 52,000 customers remained without electricity in Cork city and county on Wednesday with reconnection expected over the next two days. ESB Netw(...)

 Emer Fitzpatrick and Russell Hart in The Stop B&B at Fr Griffin Road in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Many people have fanciful notions of giving up their day job and heading to the countryside to start a B&B in a fixer-upper farmhouse. But, for Em(...)