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The purpose of O’Connor and Ryan’s play, Atop,  is not just to depict an imagined dreadful outlook that takes place on top of Liberty Hall, but to look to a stronger future. ‘A utopia, not a dystopia,’ as O’Connor puts it. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Alarm bells have been ringing for decades; reams of scientific evidence presented; eyewatering projections, statistical analyses and countless pages o(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed cycle lane on St Patrick’s Quay, Cork as part of the MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme.  Photograph: Cork City Council

A major transport infrastructure scheme due to commence construction in Cork at the end of this month will have serious negative implications for priv(...)

Declan Newman, who died in Sunday, helped establish a swimming club at Lough Hyne. Photograph: Facebook

A man in his 50s who died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Hyne near Skibbereen in west Cork on Sunday has been named locally as (...)

Lough Hyne in Co Cork. Photograph:  Skibbereen Heritage Centre

A man in his 50s has died after getting into difficulty while swimming in Lough Hyne near Skibbereen in west Cork on Sunday afternoon. The experience(...)

Damien Long of West Cork Connect says the cuts could put operators like him out of business. Photograph: West Cork Connect

Private bus companies have said they “cannot survive” if cuts to public transport fares are not extended to private operators. Taxsaver fares on all(...)

West Cork Distillers in Skibbereen pleaded guilty to three offences relating to the discharge of effluent into the Ilen River   which resulted in the deaths of salmon, brown trout and sea trout. Photograph: Skibbereen District Court

A west Cork distillery has agreed to donate €26,000 to a number of Tidy Town organisations in the area after a judge found that it was responsible for(...)

 Cornwall native Jonathan Ustic who died at a house in High Street in Skibbereen on September 24th, 2017.

A 42-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the murder of a father of one who was found with multiple injuries in a house(...)

Fintan McCarthy: ‘I just loved it, the Olympic Games. It was like a dream’

“We had a pretty good start. Sometimes we don’t. First 500 metres we just settled into the race. The Germans and Italians, they went out. That always (...)

Marius Karanauskas of Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen was charged with two offences in connection with the incident which arose after his dog got into a fight with two dogs belonging to the woman on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph: Frank Miller

A 45-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged in connection with an incident where a woman was allegedly threatened at knifepoint while walki(...)

The Minihans brought the nose North with them from Skibbereen, more’s the pity. Photograph: iStock

No strange man on the street has told me to “Cheer up, love” for a good two years now. It’s been a surprising plus side of having to wear face masks d(...)

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