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Fr Tony Coote was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in March 2018.

It affects talking, walking, eating, breathing and many more functions that most people take for granted. It can leave some with feelings of isolation(...)

The Sam Maguire, modelled on the Ardagh chalice,  was first presented to Bill Gannon of Kildare in 1928

This year’s GAA Museum Summer School will be dedicated to the most famous prize in Gaelic games. “Sam Maguire – the Man and the Trophy” will be an exp(...)

Bell-ringers Eunice Jeffers, Rev Cliff Jeffers, Sam Jenning, Martin Hough, Margaret Hennessy, Betty Kingston and John Deane at St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A west Cork cleric is offering people the opportunity to honour the story of Irish patriot and GAA figure Sam Maguire through bell-ringing. Church of(...)

Torrential rain has led to flood  barriers have been erected in Mallow and Fermoy. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Torrential rain in the south of the country has caused flooding in parts of Co Cork. There are reports of flooding on the N73 between Mallow and Mitc(...)

Cars in the flooded car park near the Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill during Storm Eleanor. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Met Éireann has issued a wind warning for parts of the country for the early hours of Thursday after Storm Eleanor brought heavy winds, rain and flood(...)

A bread cart with armed fighters in the Irish Civil War, around 1922: We can never know for sure if Protestants were targeted out of pure religious hatred or selected as convenient symbols of the old coloniser, Britain. Photograph: National Library of Ireland

A fundamental question about the Revolution’s civilian casualties was reopened at the West Cork History Festival last month: were Protestants harmed b(...)

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton (centre) with the Sam Maguire trophy for the All Ireland senior football championship winners. Photograph: Twitter.

Protestants in west Cork “dread” commemorations of the War of Independence and the Civil War, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton has said. (...)

 Eoghan Harris has said that as long as Irish Protestants living in the Republic feel unable to talk about their past, they are not truly free. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

As long as Irish Protestants in the Republic feel unable to talk about their past they are not truly free, the veteran journalist and polemicist Eogha(...)

New evidence from Cork does not support the thesis the IRA engaged in a sectarian campaign during the War of Independence, a history conference has he(...)

Rosebank house: A central focus of the festival  will be the deeds of various informers, murderers, double-crossers and looters in the West Cork region

The Irish obsession with history is akin to that of Italians for food and the French for love. It is our motivating force, an internal propellant that(...)

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