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Brenda Malone, curator of IRA Intelligence File at the National Museum of Ireland, with hair believed to have been sheared, and found in the possession of Michael Barry when arrested in 1920, is among items which appear in the exhibition Irish Wars 1919 to 1923 at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Evidence that violence perpetrated against women was an integral aspect of the conflict during the War of Independence and has only belatedly been ack(...)

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after investigating the death of a fisherman in Co Donegal.  File image: Dara Mac Donaill

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after i(...)

The goats get down to business in St Matthew’s graveyard, Templebreedy Church cemetery, Crosshaven, in a bid to keep growth under control. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

An old Cork graveyard is getting a makeover thanks to four goats who have been hired for the summer to eat overgrowth around headstones and boulders, (...)

The Norwegian ship had contacted the UK rescue authorities to request a medical evacuation and the UK authorities in turn relayed the request to the Irish Coast Guard as the ship was within the Irish sphere of operations. Stock photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Coast Guard has successfully completed a long range rescue operation off the south west coast this afternoon to bring a sick seaman from a N(...)

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 (...)

The LÉ George Bernard Shaw (above), detained a  trawler, Miss Jacqueline II, some 290km  west of Mizen Head in West Cork early on Sunday morning. File photograph: Military.ie

The skipper of a French-registered trawler is scheduled to appear in court in West Cork on Friday after his vessel was detained by the Naval Service f(...)

The Irish Naval Service has detained a French-registered vessel off the southwest coast on Sunday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Getty/AFP

The Irish Naval Service has detained a French-registered vessel off the southwest coast on Sunday for an alleged breach of fishing regulations. The L(...)

Tom Durcan of Durcan’s Butchers, the English Market, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It has survived famine, fire and war but the English Market in Cork is perhaps facing its greatest ever challenge in its 232-year history as its trade(...)

Trawler skipper Damien Turner hands out bags of fresh fish at Castletownbere with  Chris Downey, owner-manager of SuperValu. Photograph: Anne Marie Cronin

Hundreds of bags of fresh haddock and hake were given away for free on Saturday by West Cork fishermen, whose operations have been brought to a halt b(...)

Bassist and vocalist Paul Linehan described the song as “a celebration of life and the value of relationships even when they have their ups and downs”. Photograph:  Jon Lusk/Redferns

It may never actually mention Cork but The Frank and Walters’ hit single After All has been voted Cork’s Favourite Song, seeing off other famous Leesi(...)

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