Prof John O’Halloran has served as interim president of UCC since Prof Patrick O’Shea stepped down in July 2020

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed the appointment of Prof John O’Halloran as the new president of the university in succession to Prof Patri(...)

Teachers, especially secondary teachers, are also now more likely to be contacted by students for one-on-one support, which places further demands on their time. Photograph: iStock

It’s a dark, miserable night. You’ve been teaching all day, you came home to mark your students’ work, help your own children with their homework, coo(...)

Cork City Council workers clean up after Storm Ophelia: “The main damage and disruption was caused by trees and telegraph poles bringing down power lines leading to power outages,” says David Spillett of Cork City Fire Brigade. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Cork region’s long experience in dealing with significant weather events stood to it when it came to its preparations for Storm Ophelia. Assistant f(...)

An uprooted tree lies in a road as storm Ophelia hits Cork on Monday. Photograph: Kieron O’Connor/Reuters

Crews from local authorities and public utilities across the southeast have been working since last night on clearing roads and making their areas saf(...)

The damage Storm Ophelia inflicted on the  Derrynane Road stand of Turner’s Cross stadium where Cork City will host Derry City on Tuesday night. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Cork City’s game with Derry City, at which they hope to clinch the League of Ireland championship, will go ahead on Tuesday night despite storm damage(...)

Dominic Rooney took ill while refereeing an Under-16 camogie match between Douglas and Brian Dillons at Douglas Community School grounds shortly after 1.30pm on Saturday.

Warm tributes have been paid to a referee who died after taking ill and collapsing while officiating at a juvenile camogie match in Cork city on Satur(...)

Fionn Bracken from Douglas in Cork got great  Leaving Certificate results but admitted his first career choice would be to emulate his hero, soccer manager  Brian Clough (above, during his tenure with Nottingham Forest). File photograph:  Bob Thomas/Getty Images

Self-confessed football fanatic Fionn Bracken from Douglas in Cork acquired an enviable 615 points in the Leaving Certificate on Wednesday, but admitt(...)

Wonder by RJ Palacio

A new addition to the junior cycle reading list, Wonder by RJ Palacio, is being devoured with particular enthusiasm in Douglas, Co Cork. A comm(...)