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Sophie Toscan du Plantier (39) was found murdered at her holiday home near Schull in 1996.

A solicitor representing Ian Bailey has challenged the Diocese of Cork and Ross to explain how it allowed his client “be read from the pulpit” in rela(...)

Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Ian Bailey’s partner Jules Thomas and Marie Farrell are among the witnesses whom the French authorities have asked to come to Paris next week to (...)

Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s son   told massgoers  in Goleen that his mother always had great trust in the people of West Cork and that was why she opened her door   to her killer.

The son of murdered French film producer, Sophie Toscan du Plantier has issued an emotional appeal to the people of West Cork to travel to Paris to te(...)

Explosion at the Gulf Oil terminal at Whiddy Island, Bantry, Co Cork, in which 51 people died as the French tanker The Betelgeuse unloaded its cargo. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Michael Kingston had just celebrated his fourth birthday the day before his father, Tim, was killed in the Whiddy Island terminal disaster on January (...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

The Thornton Hall site in north Dublin, close to the M50, was bought by the Prison Service in 2004 and has been vacant since. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s chronic housing crisis has shone a spotlight on vacant land across the State, with calls to tax owners of such sites to force the hands of d(...)

Fastnet Rock:  a famous mark in yacht racing. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport/courtesy Baltimore RNLI

Plans to dim the beam of Fastnet Lighthouse – known as Ireland’s teardrop by departing emigrants, and a welcome sight for arriving sailors – have ups(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor  Bob Ryan in Matey, Co Cork, the proposed new boundary of Cork city currently 17km from the city. Photograph: Provision

The hurlers’ strike in 2006 and Roy Keane in Saipan – Cork doesn’t often do splits but when it does it does them royally. A row over a proposed expans(...)

Bus Éireann strike: “It has been a bit of an upheaval,” says Tara Cotter, mother of Lily, James, Olivia and Ella. Photograph: Emma Jervis

David Williams has watched over the past fortnight as the effects of the Bus Éireann strike have rippled to the tip of the Mizen Peninsula, in Co Cork(...)

 Police and forensic officers at the scene of the terrorist attack in which a number of pedestrians were mowed down on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

An Irish lawyer who narrowly missed being on the part of Westminster Bridge where Wednesday’s attack took place has described seeing people strewn aro(...)

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