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Mark O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll  at the Ireland trial on Friday at the National Rowing Centre in Cork

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan, world champions in the lightweight pair but now campaigning as heavyweights, survived a real test at the Ireland (...)

 Paul O’Donovan: he and brother Gary want to compete in the lightweight double in Austria

River regattas, featuring mainly junior crews, may not occupy the glamorous end of the rowing spectrum, but they have been the saviour of the sport th(...)

A display of plastic at Nolan’s supermarket in Clontarf, which is committing to eliminating unnecessary packaging from its shelves.  Photograph: Alan Betson

This weekend hundreds of supermarkets across Ireland will have to deal with large volumes of extra plastic and cardboard handed back by their customer(...)

Artist Brian Lalor

The Ballydehob Museum of Treasures – Artists, Bohemians and Craftspeople of an Iconic Era will open next year in the village’s former bank. This fine (...)

 Sanita Puspure: will compete in the single sculls at the Memorial Paolo d’Aloja in Piediluco in Italy. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Those seeking a guide to how Irish rowing will develop both internationally and at home this season should learn a lot over next three days. Some of (...)

Neptune on the way to beating Commercial in the final of the women’s Club Eight at Commercial Regatta on Sunday night. Photograph: Liam Gorman

The contests on the water were almost secondary as Neptune and Commercial staged two monster regattas while battling with sometimes appalling weather (...)

Detail form Gorta, 1946, by Lilian Lucy Davidson (1879-1954). Oil on canvas. 69.85x90.17cm. Copyright Estate of Lilian Lucy Davidson. Photograph: Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum/Quinnipiac Iniversity

The statistics are well known: by 1841, the population of Ireland was more than eight million. More than one million died during the Great Hunger(...)

The Time Traveller’s Bookshop in Skibbereen, Co Cork, began developing its online sales in  2006. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

If you want a rare first edition signed by the author, an ancient map, the letters of someone famous or even a long-lost pamphlet about your local par(...)

Cork is set to get a new acute hospital as part of a package of projects which range from those providing complex acute care to primary and community services. Photograph: Alan Betson

Two new hospitals in Cork City and a €1 billion investment in the county’s roads, including backing for the construction of the M20 Cork/Limerick moto(...)

Adrienne Harrington, CEO of The Ludgate Hub and Aodh O'Donnell Managing Director of O'Donnell Design pictured at the O'Donnell Design factory in Skibbereen, West Cork.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Two years ago, it took up a day to download a file at O’Donnell Design, a west Cork furniture firm whose biggest market is the United Kingdom hotel se(...)

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