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Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Hopes of finding a resolution to the long running Cork city boundary dispute have hit a roadblock and the issue may end up in Dáil Éireann after membe(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy is expected to bring to Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting a recommendation for approval of the agreed extension of Cork city’s boundary. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Elected members of Cork County Council have sought access to legal advice on a proposed boundary extension recommended by a Government-appointed overs(...)

The Cork Local Government review group had recommended an even more expansive extension, which would have seen Killumney outside Ballincollig, Little Island and Carrigtwohill in east Cork also become part of the city.

A number of councillors from Cork County Council have strongly criticised a proposed deal, which will see Cork city expand into the county. They hav(...)

New York firefighters and rescue workers carry fatally injured fire chaplain Fr Mychal Judge from the wreckage of the World Trade Center in New York on  September 11th, 2001. File photograph: Shannon Stapleton/CNS photo/Reuters

Moves have begun in the US to have Fr Mychal Judge, son of Leitrim emigrants and the first official victim of the 9/11 attacks in New York, canonised.(...)

Gardaí say they are exploring all possible motives of the latest attack. Photograph: Frank Miller/File

Gardaí in Cork have begun an investigation after a car belonging to two prison officers was targeted and destroyed in a petrol bomb attack while parke(...)

The key aspect of the report was the retention of two separate local authorities, with the city area being expanded. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Cork County Council has criticised a report which recommends the retention of two separate local authorities in the county saying it represents “a maj(...)

Heroin seized during a planned search operation by drug squad officers. File photograph of heroin: Eric Luke

Gardaí in Cork have arrested two people following the seizure of €25,000 worth of heroin as part of an ongoing operation against drug dealing in the c(...)