Cork City Council spent €700 a month on disposable cups.

Local authorities are wasting thousands of euro a year on disposable coffee cups according to Cork City Council which this week banned single use coff(...)

The announcement comes amid a public movement away from disposable plastic. Photograph: IStock

Cork City Council has become the first local authority in the country to stop supplying single use disposable tea and coffee cups in their offices. F(...)

The latest discoveries at the South Main Street site confirm Cork’s significance in the Hiberno-Norse world, archaeologist says

Cork was a significant centre for Vikings in Ireland with an urban centre that predates the Viking settlement in Waterford, a new report on the excava(...)

The proposed boundary represented a compromise as it excluded Carrigtwohill and Little island which had also been recommended for inclusion in a report

Legislation allowing Cork city to expand to become a city of 200,000 will be passed in Dáil Éireann later this year, a close confidante of Fianna Fáil(...)

Dunbeg fort on the Dingle peninsula, where extensive damage was caused during Storm Eleanor. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

The future of a 2,500-year-old Kerry fort will be decided following an Office of Public Works inspection, due next week. A magnificent stone doorway,(...)

Conchobar Ó Laoghaire and Senator Jerry Buttimer at their wedding  in Triskel Christchurch, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Seanad leader Jerry Buttimer said he wanted to pay tribute to the people of Ireland as he married his long-term partner, Conchobar Ó Laoghaire (48), i(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy has opted not to introduce the proposed boundary change by way of ministerial order.

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy’s intention to begin work on legislation that will mean parts of the Cork County Council area ceded to the(...)

FF Cllr Terry Shannon said he believed Cork County Council was intent on making an agreement on a boundary impossible.

Members of Cork County Council who voted against a controversial boundary extension for the Cork city area have been accused of trying to delay the pr(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Cork City Council has voted to ask Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy to legislate for a boundary extension which would see the population of(...)

Ships at anchor in Cork. Image courtesy of the Anthony Barry Photographic Archive

To give the late Anthony Barry his due, he always warned the family when he wanted to use the bathroom. “There were red lights everywhere, and then th(...)

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