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Tom Barry utilised good intelligence on where exactly a party of British Auxiliaries from C Company, based in Macroom, would go on patrol and selected a site in Kilmichael which offered his men ‘good killing ground’

IRA guerrilla leader, Tom Barry showed great military expertise in planning the Kilmichael ambush in West Cork 100 years ago today, both in selecting (...)

A motorcyclist has died after being involved in a collision in  Co Cork on Wednesday evening. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A motorcyclist has died after being involved in a collision with a van in Co Cork on Wednesday evening. Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following (...)

The Custom House, then centre of local government, burns in May 1921. The operation to destroy it involved nearly 200 Volunteers. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The first six months of 1921 were by far the most violent period of the Irish War of Independence. In late 1920, a halt to the violence had looked p(...)

Tom Barry, the most famous IRA commander during the War of Independence and the mastermind of the Kilmichael ambush, addresses some of his old comrades at a memorial service in 1966

County Cork Incident Kilmichael ambush Date November 28th, 1920 Fatalities 12 Read full county by county breakdown here Cork was(...)

The final result indicated that       27,194 voters said Yes and 18,054 voted No. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Yes campaign had a resounding victory in the previously conservative constituency of Cork North West where just 40 per cent of voters registered a(...)

A Co Cork community has been praised by President Michael D Higgins for commemorating its past. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A Co Cork community has been praised by President Michael D Higgins for commemorating its past and recording its links with some of the seminal events(...)

President Michael D Higgins will vis Kilmurry village to officially open a new museum which houses an exhibition commemorating Cork’s role in the fight for Irish freedom. Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

A community centrally involved in the events of 1916 and the War of Independence in Cork is to be honoured next week . President Michael D Higgins wil(...)