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The Soloheadbeg ambush, in which two policemen were shot dead by a group of Volunteers led by Dan Breen and Seán Treacy, has left an ambiguous legacy. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Centenary commemorations took place this weekend to mark the opening shots at Soloheadbeg in Co Tipperary of what became known as the War of Independe(...)

British troops during the War of Independence in 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images

The old IRA disappeared almost four times as many people in Cork alone as the Provisional IRA did throughout the whole of the Troubles, new research c(...)

Some of the alcohol and tobacco products found during a search of a house a house and a car in Carrigadrohid, Co Cork. Image: Revenue

Revenue and Customs officers have uncovered an illicit vodka distilling operation in an area of Co Cork that is traditionally associated with producin(...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have started separate investigations into the death of a 33-year-old man in a workplace incident on a farm (...)

Illegal net seized from River Ormore, Wales

The 33rd World Shore Angling Championships, hosted by the Irish Federation of Sea Anglers (IFSA), got under way on Saturday and will continue until Fr(...)

Effie Skinner and Dr Philip Cross. The story of how the Cork doctor poisoned his wife before marrying his family’s governess has been turned into a musical.

It was a murder that shocked Victorian Ireland and now, more than a century later, the story of how a Cork doctor poisoned his wife before marrying hi(...)

At the launch of the new River Annalee Angling Guide were (from left): Ted Sweeney, IFI, Peter O’Reilly, trout angling expert, and Joanne Hayes, tourism officer, Cavan County Council

The National Coarse Fishing Federation of Ireland (NCFFI) has announced the hosting of the world youth angling championships on Inniscarra Lake in Co (...)