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 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(...)

Sam Maguire was from Co Cork. A member of the Church of Ireland, he was born in the townland of Mallabraca near Dunmanway, West Cork, in March 1877. (...)

Neil Lucey looks across the lake at Gougane Barra in Co Cork, where a fire engulfed the slopes on April 23rd. “We were lucky we didn’t end up with a Connemara-type event.”

Neil Lucey is in reflective mood as he looks across the lake at Gougane Barra towards the blackened rocky mountainside and recalls how the blaze that (...)

Christine Crowley (72) from Main Street, Drimoleague, Co Cork, was sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail. The judge suspended the final two years of the term. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A pharmacist has been jailed for six months after she pleaded guilty to 21 counts of theft and fraud where she stole some €70,000 from the HSE in an e(...)

Gardaí began investigating Christine Crowley (72)   in July 2009 following a complaint from the HSE after its inspectors had carried out an audit of two pharmacies that she owned in Dunmanway, Co Cork. File  photograph: PA Wire

A pharmacist has been remanded in custody after she pleaded guilty to stealing €70,000 from the Health Service Executive in a scheme involving falsify(...)

A Cork pharmacist has been remanded for sentencing after pleading guilty to 21 counts of theft and fraud. The 72-year-old stole €70,000 from the HSE (...)

The post-mortem by Assistant State Pathologist Dr Margaret Bolster was carried out at Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí have ruled out foul play following a post-mortem on the body of a man found in an isolated farmhouse near Dunmanway in West Cork on Saturday a(...)

The body of the man, believed to be that of a 70-year-old Englishman was found in an isolated house in the middle of woods some 4km north-east of Dunmanway. Photograph: Google maps

Gardaí hope that a post-mortem today will establish the exact cause of death of a man whose badly decomposed body was found in a house in a remote par(...)

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