Pork Kheema. Photograph: Emma Jervis

Despite being a chef, living above the restaurant and being completely spoiled in having the best of produce and raw ingredients at my fingertips, I t(...)

An ESB crew  works to restore services following damage by Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emergency responders to Storm Ophelia are monitoring anticipated poor weather this weekend to see if it might set back efforts to restore water and po(...)

  Irish Water managing director Jerry Grant   at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre on Tuesday: he acknowledged there was “a very significant water deficit across the south of the country”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A total of 66,000 households and businesses were without water late on Tuesday as Irish Water and ESB Networks worked to restore supplies disrupted du(...)

People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Advertising hoarding is ripped off during Storm Ophelia near Kent Station in Cork city. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Schull-based Independent Cork South-West TD Michael Collins was one of the many public representatives up early on Monday in anticipation of a long da(...)

A general view of High Street in Skibbereen where John Ustic (51) was found dead on Monday. Image: Google Maps.

Gardaí investigating a fatal assault on an Englishman in west Cork have renewed their appeal for anyone who may have assisted the man after he was fou(...)

Irish connection: Denis O’Sullivan, in whose memory the Feis Ceoil awards a medal each year

In September 1898, the Skibbereen Eagle newspaper ran a famous editorial that declared: “We will still keep our eye on the Emperor of Russia and on al(...)

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy and Garda technical experts examine the scene in Skibbereen where a man’s body was found. Photograph: Provision

Gardaí investigating the suspicious death of a 51-year-old man in west Cork say a postmortem due to be carried out on Tuesday will determine the cours(...)

The man had only lived in the rented two storey terraced house on High Street in Skibbereen for a number of months. Photograph: Google Maps

Gardaí have begun an investigation into the death of a man in his late 40s, whose body was found in a house in Skibbeeen in West Cork early this morni(...)

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton (centre) with the Sam Maguire trophy for the All Ireland senior football championship winners. Photograph: Twitter.

Protestants in west Cork “dread” commemorations of the War of Independence and the Civil War, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton has said. (...)