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The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The story of the Englishman who led the effort to save Cork from being burned to the ground by Crown forces 100 years ago today has been recalled in a(...)

Wham’s Last Christmas video: my template for what successful adulthood looked like when I was a child

This week I have undertaken a critical analysis of some of my favourite Christmas songs. Last Christmas by Wham Wham’s Last Christmas video was (...)

Cora Desmond: ‘I know there are people out there going through what I went through or worse and it’s horrible but I would urge anyone in that situation to speak out as soon as possible.’ Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/ Cork Courts Limited

A young woman, who this week saw her stepmother jailed for a 10-year campaign of physical abuse and psychological torment, has urged anyone suffering (...)

Bridget Kenneally (49), of The Green, Duncoran, Youghal, Co Cork, was jailed for two years after pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court to assault causing harm to Cora Desmond.

A woman has been jailed after admitting to beating her then six-year-old stepdaughter with a poker, forcing her to eat food spiked with hot and bitter(...)

Adare Manor.

With the country slowly emerging from a lockdown the like of which has never been seen before, people will be anxious to escape the confines of their (...)

There is speculation that construction and non-essential manufacturing work could return  by around the middle of May. Photograph: iStock

A protocol including detailed plans of how businesses will reopen is being worked on by Government, unions and businesses in conjunction with the Heal(...)

Some industries will already be cutting shifts and ditching hiring plans and it will now only be a matter of days before we hear of lay-offs, short-time work plans, protective notice, a raft of temporary closures and so on. Photograph: iStock

A sharp jolt downwards in economic activity will now happen as the Government increases the level of its response. There are already signs of slower s(...)

Deepstash curates quality content from across the web and breaks this content down into core ideas.

Deepstash straddles the space between educational and self-help. This new app says it is aimed at lifelong learners and is designed to deliver bite-si(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: there will be limited room on budget day for any additional spending or tax measures beyond those already signalled. Photograph: PA

A no-deal Brexit would push the Government towards running an overall budget deficit next year as opposed to a small surplus if the UK leaves the EU i(...)

Bernadine Grogan, from Palmerstown, Dublin, with some of her snow globe collection. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some years ago, a family friend spotted a collection of rusty Castrol GTX cans hanging on a clothes line outside a neighbour’s house in Co Cavan. When(...)

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