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Tim Kelleher (35) from Slievereagh on the western side of Ballyvourney died in Spain on Thursday evening. Photograph: Facebook

A priest has spoken of the sense of shock and sadness that has enveloped a close-knit Cork community after learning that a local man has died while sw(...)

According to myth, the Milesians from Galicia sailed to Ireland after their leader Breogán built a tower based on the Roman tower of Hercules which still stands in A Coruña.

Spain’s most read newspaper, Marca, usually preoccupies itself with the comings and goings of the country’s largest football clubs especially Real and(...)

Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was investigating high-level corruption in Malta when she was murdered. Photograph:  Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

EU countries have not done enough to press Malta into holding an independent investigation into the 2017 killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was in(...)

Louise O’Brien, corporate social responsibility manager, Boots Ireland; Averil Power, chief executive, Irish Cancer Society; Mary Attridge-Jones, night nurse; and Teresa Mannion, Night Walks for Night Nurses ambassador. Photograph: Conor McCabe

1) The annual Boots Night Walks for Night Nurses take place in Dublin and Cork this month. The walks aim to raise much needed funds for the Irish Canc(...)

Celebrating You, a new children’s book to promote diversity and inclusivity, has been launched to mark The HR Suite’s 10th anniversary in business. Pictured at the launch in the gardens of Enable Ireland Kerry are Mikayla O’Sullivan, Emma Fenix and The HR Suite founder and author of the book Caroline McEnery. Photograph: Pauline Dennigan

1) On Tuesday, July 9th, Fota Wildlife Park in Cork will host a fundraising Twilight Walk for BUMBLEance, the Children’s National Ambulance Service. T(...)

E-cigarette and vapor products are demonstrate at an exhibition center in Beijing, China. San Francisco has became the first US city to ban electronic cigarettes sales until their health effects are clearer. Photograph: EPA

1) The Irish Cancer Society is urging people to get moving as part of its virtual Marathon in a Month campaign, which challenges people to clock up 42(...)

Popular Party candidate Pablo Casado greets a group of supporters during his visit to Pamplona, Spain, during the electoral campaign. Photograph: Inaki Porto/EPA

Earlier this year, while addressing members of his conservative Popular Party (PP), Pablo Casado made headlines when he broached the issue of abortion(...)

File photograph: Fishing boats tied up at Castletownbere, Co Cork

Gardaí investigating the discovery of human remains in fishing nets off the Irish coast have confirmed that a fisherman, matching identification docum(...)

The great hall at Versailles was the site of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles which imposed swingeing terms on Germany and blamed it and Austria-Hungary for starting the first World War.

In mid-January 1919, amid revolutionary chaos in much of east-central Europe and a fierce civil war in Russia, the Paris Peace Conference convened to (...)

The bank had been accused by  journalist Daphne  Caruana Galizia of processing corrupt payments to Maltese officials. She was killed by a car bomb last year. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

A Maltese bank at the heart of a money-laundering investigation has had its licence withdrawn by the European Central Bank. Pilatus Bank, which opene(...)

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