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The incident appears to have been triggered by a domestic incident on Military Road on Cork’s northside at about 11.40pm on Friday night. File photograph: Eric Luke

A 21-year-old man is due to appear in court in Cork on Monday morning after gardaí say he shot at them with a handgun and injured a uniformed officer.(...)

General Lucas with his wife Joan aka Poppy: The IRA captured the general  while he and two other British army officers were fishing on the river Blackwater in Co Cork.

It is the War of Independence story like no other. The British general captured by the IRA during a day’s fishing on Blackwater, who later became frie(...)

Michael Portillo with his creaking folder of British government documents pertaining to the War of Independence

The sight of Michael Portillo roving the landscape, scarf bunched up, greatcoat flapping majestically, yet without a steam train in sight, is massivel(...)

Farmer Michael Forde at Corrin Mart, Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

John O’Driscoll is bringing 10 cattle to the mart, hoping to make €1,000 or so for each of the 500kg animals he rears as a part-time farmer on his 50-(...)

People take part in a rainbow disco flashmob in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, amid attacks on the LGBT community by president Andrzej Duda. Photograph: AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski

Poland’s president has revived an attack campaign on the country’s LGBT community, warning Poles to be vigilant against “foreign” attempts to co-opt t(...)

The former British soldiers of the Connaught Rangers became Irish nationalist heroes following the mutiny in 1920.  This memorial, which is located in the republican plot in Glasnevin Cemetery, was unveiled in 1949. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Twenty years ago, at an event in the Indian Embassy in Dublin, I overheard a conversation about the Mutiny of the Connaught Rangers in India in 1920. (...)

Miss Brown alongside her family’s belongings in Meelin, Co Cork. She was forced out of her home by crown forces in revenge for an IRA ambush a few days before. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The Irish War of Independence (1919-1921) represents a fascinating example of a guerrilla war which blurred the boundaries between “home front” and “b(...)

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(...)

Harry O’Callaghan:  “His death was a tragedy as he had so much more life to live”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Officers who manned checkpoints in several counties said there was a noticeable increase in traffic. Photograph: Photograph: Rolling News

Traffic increased more than a third over the weekend compared to the Easter bank holiday as signs of complacency and frustration with the coronavirus (...)

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