A former chef who worked with the Hilton Group in the UK, Timmy Hourihane returned to Ireland following the break-up of his marriage

A woman has been released without charge following questioning over the death of a homeless man in Cork. Gardaí will prepare a file for the Director o(...)

The body of Frankie Dunne, (64) was found  in the grounds of Castlegreina House on the Boreenamanna Road in Cork on Saturday. Photograph: Provision

Warm tributes have been paid by family and friends to the man whose dismembered body was found in a derelict house in Cork city over the weekend. The(...)

 The Mardyke in Cork city, where homeless man Timmy Hourihane was killed last weekend. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

On Tuesday night at Homeless Help and Support Cork’s food stall on Patrick Street there’s a framed photograph of Timmy Hourihane between two electric (...)

English Market fishmonger Pat O’Connell: “it looks to be very organised with one set begging and then others collecting from them.” Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Traders in Cork have raised concerns about a group of Romanian men and women begging on the streets of the city centre in the run up to Christmas. Co(...)

Cork bishops said there was an increasing awareness of the problem of homelessness in Irish society. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

People should remember the homeless this year and do what they can to help, the Church of Ireland and Catholic Bishops of Cork have urged in a joint C(...)

Pickle restaurant’s Holi tiffin box

Pass the poitín Frank Fitzpatrick came up with the idea of adding poitín to tomato ketchup as an extension of the practice of adding vodka to tomato (...)

At Britvic’s employee conference,  the warehouse operative and customer management teams’ ideas included building  pyramids of products
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1 Ask Me Anything (AMAs) – Riot Games: Gathering open feedback is vital to the culture at Riot Games, developer and publisher of the online game Leag(...)

The Government needs to show the same urgency to the homelessness crisis that it showed to the foot and mouth crisis, a Cork campaign group has said. File photograph: Thinkstock

BThe Government needs to show the same urgency to the homelessness crisis that it showed to the foot and mouth crisis, a campaign group has said. Hou(...)

Schoolchildren from Ovens National School, Cork,  model dresses and accessories donated to Cork Penny Dinners  for their First Holy Communion Appeal.   Pictured are Lisa Murphy, Lucy Dornan, Emma O’Sullivan and Doireann Moynihan having their hair done by Joseph’s Hair Salon. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

A Cork charity best known for feeding the hungry is now coming to the aid of families struggling to meet the costs of Holy Communion through providing(...)

About a dozen anti-austerity campaigners held a peaceful protest outside the Imperial Hotel on Friday morning where Dara Murphy, a TD for Cork North Central, was hosting the fundraising breakfast which was addressed by Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

Anti-austerity protestors have strongly criticised Minister of State Dara Murphy of Fine Gael for hosting an €85 euro fundraising breakfast in Cork th(...)