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Nursing homes have endured the worst of the coronavirus pandemic with residents of care facilities accounting for more than half of almost 1,900 deaths from Covid-19 in the State. Photograph: Getty

Family members of residents of a nursing home affected by a severe coronavirus outbreak were not given the opportunity to be with their relatives when(...)

Mart staff herd sheep from an auction ring at Macroom, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Maybe it’s due to Covid-19, or maybe it’s just a sign of a changing Ireland, but the days when Irish people studied the budget forensically for every (...)

 Rita O’Driscoll at Macroom District Court in 2018. Photograph: John Delea

A man who was found lying surrounded by blood in his brother’s house had 28 stab wounds , the trial of a woman accused of his murder heard on Thursday(...)

Dr John Sheehan: ‘We got a big bump about ten days ago when the first schools starting going back and then it quietened but the last few days we’ve seen a bit of an increase.’

Doctors in Cork have noticed a major surge in the number of people presenting for Covid-19 testing since the re-opening of schools but say that the in(...)

Buffaloes from Johnny Lynch’s farm. File photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland’s first mart sale of buffaloes has attracted huge interest with more than 2,000 farmers expressing an interest in bidding on them. The eight(...)

Denis Dineen and son Dylan in Dineen’s in  Macroom: “I am down a fortune since the closure. I was expecting to be closed for four weeks.” Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Tom Sweeney, whose family has run Mary Anne’s Bar in Masseytown, Macroom, since shortly after the Famine, considered permanently closing his doors aft(...)

Danone has reached the peak of its full scope carbon emissions five years ahead of schedule. File photograph: Getty

Achieving carbon neutrality will soon become the new norm as companies commit to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. What’s involved in reaching that m(...)

The boy was airlifted to Limerick Regional Hospital.

An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash in Co Cork. The collision occured in the Knocknaboul area of Ballydesmond o(...)

The HSE said it was ‘continually gathering data on Covid-19 outbreaks, cases and deaths, including in nursing homes and other residential care settings’ through the computerised infectious disease reporting system. File photograph:

A number of nursing homes have questioned the accuracy of internal Health Service Executive data quantifying the number of deaths associated with Covi(...)

British authorities fear trouble in Dublin, and refuse to allow Terence MacSwiney’s remains go anywhere near the Irish capital. Instead, his coffin is put on the steamer Rathmore at Holyhead in Wales, and sent directly to Cork under military guard. However, a planned requiem Mass still goes ahead in Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. And this is the planned funeral procession through Sackville Street, (now O’Connell Street) Dublin on October 29th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

January 2nd: The War of Independence begins in earnest with an attack on Carrigtwohill RIC barracks in Co Cork. January 15th: Sinn Féin has major su(...)

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