Boat-builders working on a currach in Meitheal Mara’s workshop in Cork.

It’s an image familiar to most Irish people – the sight of men carrying a currach on their heads as they walk down to the sea – but it was given a new(...)

The Land Development Agency will have compulsory purchase powers and will identify and release land banks for the construction of 150,000 homes over 20 years. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government’s new €1.25 billion Land Development Agency may demand more than 40 per cent social and affordable housing on private land that has lai(...)

Galway City Council workers placing sandbags at the Spanish Arch to prevent flooding by high tides during storm Callum in Galway city on Thursday Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The National Emergency Co-ordination Group has warned the public to stay away from coastal areas until the lifting of a Status Orange weather warning (...)

Demonstrating the benefits of perspex: young scientists at an event to promote Cork Discovers.

Have you ever wondered what kinds of bacteria live in your mouth? Would you like to know how nanotechnology can help to conserve works of art? How abo(...)

About half of all suspected criminals being targeted by the Criminal Assets Bureau for investigation are in the greater Dublin area, a meeting in Cork(...)

Senator Joan Freeman says that if elected president her “personal conviction would have absolutely no impact” on her public duty. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent Senator Joan Freeman, who hopes to be a candidate in the presidential election next month, has said her faith was “absolutely responsible”(...)

Nano Nagle Place: a renovated space for Cork’s 21st-century communities

The legacy of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in Ireland; the history of the earliest piece of documented Chinese porcelain in Europe, the Fonthill Vas(...)

The centre is a mainly one-storey building with 11,300sq m of shops located at a junction between the Cork suburbs of Bishopstown, Glasheen and Wilton.

Investor York Capital and developer Paddy McKillen’s Clarendon Properties could gain at least €16 million from selling Cork’s Wilton Shopping Centre, (...)

Joan Freeman said she found trying to effect change in the Seanad very frustrating. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Senator Joan Freeman’s track record as a campaigner on mental health since was what prompted Fianna Fail councillors on Cork City Council to endorse h(...)

Cork Simon described 2017 as yet another ‘very challenging year’ for the charity. Photograph: iStock

The homelessness crisis in Cork reached record levels last year, according to Cork Simon, which said 2017 was its busiest year ever. More than 1,400 (...)

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