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 Sister Josephine (left), Sister Gabrielle (right)  (and their  youngest sister Ann (centre), who later left religious life. Photo courtesy of the Murray family

In 1951 five teenage girls set sail from Cobh in Co Cork for Texas to become nuns in a San Antonio convent school set up to educate black children and(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed incinerator at Ringaskkiddy in Co Cork.

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour are to use Prince Charles’s visit to the Irish Naval Service HQ at Haul(...)

Undated photograph of Éamon de Valera (right) meeting Winston Churchill. Photograph: Royal Irish Academy/PA Wire

Britain handed back the Treaty ports in 1938 based on a false belief that their technological advances would stop German submarines, Seán Lemass belie(...)

A Court Service spokesman said the €26 million refurbishment of Washington Street had secured one of Cork’s most historic buildings for present and future generations.

The decision by the Courts Service to spend almost €35 million on building a new courthouse for Cork has been strongly criticised by a local councillo(...)

Yes cards are seen at a count centre. Photograph: PA

Cork East registered a Yes vote of 64.1 per cent with a No Vote of 39.5 per cent. Politicians in support of the Yes vote included Labour TD Sean Sher(...)

Gardaí in Cobh  questioned a woman after seizing approximately €60,000 worth of suspected cannabis herb. Photograph: An Garda Síochána.

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the DPP after releasing without charge a 37-year-old woman arrested for questioning about the discovery of €60,000 wo(...)

Captain Paul Boyton the Fearless Frogman

“I began my voyages on October 1874. Sailing from New York on the Queen of the National Line, Captain Bragg in command, my object was to jump overboar(...)

Washington Street (pictured) will continue to hear civil cases after criminal cases move to Anglesea Street

Daniel O’Connell defended cases there, the IRA planned to free Tomás Óg Mac Curtain from the dock there and now after almost 200 years of hosting crim(...)

Gardaí investigating images of a man wearing clerical garb engaging in a sex act with another man on the altar of a church are hoping to  establish whether the pictures are authentic or created digitally. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Gardaí investigating images of a man wearing clerical garb engaging in a sex act with another man on the altar of a church are hoping to soon establis(...)

I remember not being able to speak English. Growing up in the 1960s on a small island, Inis Treabhair off the Connemara coast, Irish was the(...)

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