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 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(...)

 Paul O’Donovan of the Skibbereen rowing quartet. Photograph: ©INPHO/Mummycooks

The days ahead will be busy ones for Irish rowers. The four elite oarsmen who have won glory – and a stack of medals – on foreign waters test themselv(...)

Paul O’Donovan has reached the final of the heavyweight single sculls in New Zealand. Photograph: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

Paul O’Donovan, the world lightweight champion in the single sculls, qualified for the final of the heavyweight single sculls at the North Island Rowi(...)

The double of Gary and Paul O’Donovan will compete as heavyweights in the North Island Championships as they do not need to taper to lightweight this early in the season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland lightweight coach Dominic Casey heads for New Zealand on Monday to join Paul and Gary O’Donovan and Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan as the(...)

Rowan Gillespie’s “The Victim”, from the Quinnipiac Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

It is to a Jewish bagel tycoon, born in 1930s Connecticut, that we owe the world’s largest collection of art relating to the Irish Famine. His name wa(...)

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