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British soldiers guard a barricade, probably during the Irish War of Independence, circa 1920. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, the father of a British soldier sent a letter from his home in Stretford, Manchester, to Ireland seeking (...)

Gardaí have arrested two men for questioning about an armed robbery on a bookmaker’s shop in Cork which was foiled when a pensioner intervened and tackled one of the raiders.

Two men have been released without charge by gardaí after being questioned about a raid on a Cork bookmaker’s shop that was foiled by pensioner. Dete(...)

The man was charged with seven offences relating to seizures of drugs, totalling over €3,000 in value

A 48-year-old man who was arrested by gardaí after suffering a minor gunshot wound at a garda checkpoint in Co Cork has been charged with a number of (...)

A Garda checkpoint in Dublin due to Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) is appealing for witnesses to an incident in Co Cork where a 47-year-old man was injured when a garda f(...)

Susan and Tim Corcoran, from Donoughmore, Co Cork,  spoke of their personal experience of the Eighth Amendment at the launch of  Fine Gael’s campaign in Cor for a  Yes vote. Photograph: Brian Lougheed.

A couple who had to travel to the UK for an abortion after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality have urged voters to repeal the Ei(...)

Msgr Joseph Murphy: Head of  protocol office at Vatican’s Secretariat of State

Cork man Msgr Joseph Murphy has been appointed head of the protocol office at the Vatican’s Secretariat of State in Rome. The office deals with rela(...)

An Irish Times reader reported dumping in north Cork, and took photographs of the illegal dumping in the woods

Illegal dumping around the country is continuing, even as community clean-ups are getting under way. A number of illegal dumping incidents in north (...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson has called a meeting over a proposal which would see the break-up of an 800 year old diocese. Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A meeting has been called by the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough Michael Jackson to discuss proposed changes which would see it(...)