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Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority were notified and gardaí cordoned off the scene for a technical examination.

Gardaí are hoping that a postmortem examination will establish the exact cause of death of a 73-year-old farmer who suffered fatal injuries in a farm (...)

Irish delegates at the UN Youth Climate Summit in New York Jack O’Connor and Valerie Molay.  Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

The world has “gone past the point of idle conversation” about how to respond to climate change, according to Jack O’Connor, a young climate ambassado(...)

Shane O’Neill has just finished his first year teaching through Irish on Cape Clear island off the coast of West Cork. Photograph: Tony McElhinney

It is a year since Shane O’Neill bucked the trend of twenty-something professionals who flock in their thousands to urban centres in search of promisi(...)

There was ‘a failure to appreciate how divisive and destabilising’ Brexit would be for Northern Ireland, said  Prof Mary Murphy, of the Department of Government and Politics at UCC. File image: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The UK’s decision to hold a referendum on Brexit with little thought to the consequences for Northern Ireland and Anglo-Irish relations follows a patt(...)

Daisy Goodwin: ‘The Irish don’t need anyone to tell them about the Famine, but the English do’

Daisy Goodwin’s ancestor, the Church of Ireland clergyman in Schull, Robert Traill spent most of his savings on Famine relief in 1846, before dying of(...)

Lough Hyne, near Skibbereen, Co Cork, is one of the Natura sites which could be impacted by discharges from the proposed plastics plant,  according to SOS chairman Brendan McCarthy

Campaigners against the proposed plastic factory in Skibbereen, Co Cork have welcomed the High Court ruling to quash planning permission. They expres(...)

British  prime minister Theresa May: “It is more likely...that history will show that the backstop brought about the collapse of the May government, the succession of Boris Johnson, and perhaps a no-deal Brexit...”

Brendan Simms is the quintessential European. Raised in Ireland, the son of a German mother, he is the grand-nephew of a Irish communist who became a (...)

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy  cross the line to win the Ireland trial. Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing might be unique in Irish sport in having two teams that are reigning world champions. And on Friday Ireland go into the final World Cup in Rott(...)

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. File photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has sent a video message of solidarity with climate protesters in Cork. She also endorsed opposition to (...)

Interior designer Emma Kelly at her home in Kinsale, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/ Provision

For businesswoman Una McIntosh, the draw of the sea was too much to keep her living in the beautiful 3,500sq ft stone home she had just built, on one (...)

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