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An event marking the 100th anniversary of the handover of Victoria Barracks in Cork from the British to the Provisional Government was marked on Wednesday by members of the Defence Forces based at the site, now known as Collins Barracks. Photograph: Defence Forces

The Irish troops who took possession of Victoria Barracks in Cork from the British 100 years ago today would be very proud of the current Defence Forc(...)

The former Bishop of Galway, Dr Eamonn Casey, at his home in Shanaglish. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The new Bishop of Galway Michael Duignan (51) spoke with disarming frankness at his installation in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and (...)

Greg Alexander, Methodist Minister, lays a wreath on the grave of 82-year-old victim James Buttimer marking  100th Anniversary of the Bandon Valley killings. Photograph: Andy Gibson

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton has been praised for his commitment to reconciliation by visiting the grave of an IR(...)

Herbert Woods (seated centre) was among those shot dead in the early hours of April 27th, 1922.

The shooting dead of 13 Protestant men and boys in west Cork 100 years ago this week was almost certainly carried out by the anti-Treaty IRA and was a(...)

The late Dr Hart concluded that the primary motivation behind the killings of the 13 men around Dunmanway and the Bandon Valle was sectarian.

The Church of Ireland is to mark the centenary of the highly controversial shooting dead of 13 Protestant men in West Cork after the Truce in April 19(...)

Bishop Paul Colton and Cobh solicitor Charlie Daly. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross Dr Paul Colton has paid tribute to people who rallied around to donate money and help renovate eight(...)

Down hurling manager Ronan Sheehan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

On the opening day of the national hurling league, Down hurling manager Ronan Sheehan was in powerful form as he returned to the Ballycran dressing ro(...)

Robin Bury (centre) and his adult children Mark, Sophie and Emily at the launch of his book in Toronto

Robin Bury lives in Toronto in Canada. He went to Midleton College, Cork and then St Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, Dublin. He studied Modern History(...)

Catriona Twomey, of Cork Penny Dinners, is following in the footsteps of her late mother Breda Lynch in making the arduous journey to a war torn area to distribute aid. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A Cork woman who has fed thousands of homeless and needy people as the head of a soup kitchen is travelling to the Polish-Ukrainian border this week t(...)

Men from the Clonmult volunteer active service unit, from the collection of Cork photographer John Hallahan

Irish society must confront commemorating the events of the Civil War with the same bravery and honesty as those who fought for Irish freedom 100 year(...)

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