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The scene on the outskirts of Midleton, Co Cork, last week, where partial skeletal remains were found. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a skull in east Cork have sent DNA samples for analysis to match against samples held in the Garda missing perso(...)

The scene on the outskirts of Midleton, Co Cork, on Wednesday, where partial skeletal remains were found. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It may be weeks before authorities are in a position to identify human remains found near Midleton in East Cork, as they await various DNA test result(...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. “The ending of the Cork hunger strike, and Griffith’s role in the choreography of its conclusion, reminds us that the fight for independence was at least as much about living for Ireland as it was about killing or dying for it.”

‘I am of the opinion that our countrymen in Cork Prison have sufficiently proved their devotion and fidelity, and that they should now – as they were (...)

Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

Brendan Devlin: to the forefront in encouraging and promoting innovation in environmental matters

The death took place on July 9th, 2020, of CB (Brendan) Devlin, former Cork county engineer, after a short illness. A native of Coachford, Brendan li(...)

A memorial to the memory of  Michael Fitzgerald was eventually erected in Fermoy town centre.

One hundred years ago today, Michael Fitzgerald, a high-ranking IRA officer, became the first republican to die on hunger strike during the Irish War (...)

An Taoiseach Mícheál Martin with Dan Breen, Curator at Cork Public Museum, viewing the 1920 commemorative exhibition. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Events such as a new exhibition and book telling the story of nine men who lasted 94 days on hunger strike during the War of Independence can guide fu(...)

The man with the baseball bat hit the injured party a number of times around the head and upper body

Gardaí have appealed to the public for help after a man attending a bowling match was attacked by masked men with a baseball bat and had of a large su(...)

Large parts of south Dublin have lower incidence than many areas not affected by the new restrictions. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Blanchardstown-Mulhuddart region of west Dublin has the highest rate of Covid-19 in the State, according to the first national breakdown of incide(...)

Settlement

This summer, as we take to the roads less travelled, little do we anticipate the sculpture exhibition that awaits us as we traverse the country. Dotte(...)

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