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A cult of male homosexuality/bisexuality was apparently not only prevalent but widely tolerated among the upper echelons of Gaelic society.

In recent years, Irish society has undergone sweeping transformations, including legalisation of same-sex marriage and decriminalisation of homosexual(...)

South summit of Hungry Hill. Photograph: Gareth McCormack

HUNGRY HILL – Southwest Ridge Great for – Picking your line up grassy gullies and rocky steps – Lifting your head from the engrossing terrain to enjo(...)

Rare female white lobster caught off Mizen Head, west Cork by the vessel “Fair Maiden”. Photograph: Niall Duffy/West Cork Photo

The whole country may have spent the past month basking in sunshine and getting as red as the proverbial lobster but for west Cork fisherman Donagh O’(...)

A judge has described as extraordinary the fact that almost two thirds of a Co Cork town’s raw sewage is still being pumped directly into a harbour. Image: iStock.

A judge has described as extraordinary the fact that almost two thirds of a Co Cork town’s raw sewage is still being pumped directly into the local ha(...)

A participant runs in fancy dress during the 2018 London Marathon. Photograph:   Niklas Halle’nniklas/AFP/Getty Images

There is nothing as inspiring as watching the London Marathon on a sunny April Sunday morning from the comfort of your own couch. It is addictive view(...)

Don Hannon pcitured running The Ireland Way.

A 45-year-old Dublin man, who donated half his liver to his sister less than two years ago, completed a 1,000 kilometre 15-day run down through the mi(...)

Labour exploitation has overtaken sexual exploitation as the most common form of trafficking, and experts at the Council of Europe warn that official figures underestimate the scale of the problem. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Trafficking: a vile trade

Human trafficking, and the slave-like conditions that accompany it, are on the rise in Europe. For the unfortunate individuals involved, labour exploi(...)

Quota deal: overall package is worth €266 million to the Irish fleet. Photograph:  Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg

Ireland’s fish quota deal is better than anticipated, with a three per cent increase by volume and eight per cent increase by value in whitefish quota(...)

Specialist crews from ENEDIS, the electric grid operator for much of France pictured leaving Midleton, east Cork, following their work helping ESB Networks. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

From Malin to Mizen and back – that’s how much conductor cable ESB Networks has replaced over the past seven days as repair crews worked around the cl(...)

An aerial view of Cork Harbour where a new treatment plant is making a significant impact on the volume of raw sewerage being pumped into the water.

The issue of raw sewage being discharged into Cork Harbour which was highlighted by the Environmental Protection Agency is being addressed with water (...)

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