Simon Coveney: acknowledged it was Green Party ministers such as John Gormley, Eamon Ryan and Trevor Sargent who first introduced the idea of carbon budgets. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters

The Government has strongly defended its climate action plan at the first of a series of town hall meetings on climate change amid claims the plan is (...)

More than  8,000 people took part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of runners promoting solidarity with and wellbeing of asylum-seekers living in Direct Provision played a major part in the Cork City Marathon (...)

Fianna Fáil party leader Micheál Martin TD pictured at the Ireland South constituency and local election count in Nemo Rangers Sports Centre, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has rejected any suggestion that he might withdraw from the confidence and supply agreement with Fine Gael and trigg(...)

Fianna Fáil party leader Micheál Martin TD  voting in Ballinlough, Cork with his family Mary, daughter Aoibhe and son Micheal. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he would be satisfied if the party were to win three seats in the European election given it would mark a t(...)

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore Valley Park park would be the largest park in the city. Photograph: Cork County Council

A 70 hectare (173 acre) park has opened on the site of a former landfill facility in Cork city. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney. File photograph:  David Young/PA Wire

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has urged the people of Cork city to come out and back a plebiscite to allow for a directly-elected Lord Mayor. The Minister f(...)

Mary Elmes Bridge. Photograph: Barry Roche

Cork’s latest addition to its collection of bridges has been hailed as an important piece of infrastructure for people in the city by the Lord Mayor o(...)

Mary Elmes, who was born in Ballintemple in Cork in 1908 and died in France in 2002, was credited with saving the lives of 200 Jewish children during the Holocaust.

Cork City Council will this week oversee the installation of the latest crossing of the river Lee when a new €5 million pedestrian bridge will be put (...)

Dr Aodh Quinlivan  adresses the meeting at the Clayton Hotel in Cork City. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

A move towards directly-elected mayors in Irish cities needs to be accompanied by local government reform if it is to make any appreciable difference (...)

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny: he turned the sod of the 6,000-seat event centre in February 2016 in the run-up to that month’s general election

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has reiterated the Government’s commitment to Cork’s stalled €73 million event centre However, speaking in the city he failed (...)

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