Cork Rebels for Peace Rally outside Cork City Hall.  Photograph: Barry Roche

Cork is an open, welcoming city that rejects the politics of hate fomented by far right groups under the guise of seeking to protect freedom of speech(...)

Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla. File photograph: People’s Convention

An unsuccessful candidate in the 2011 general election was arrested on Thursday and brought to Cork Prison to serve a five-day term for failing to fil(...)

Unsuccessful general election candidate Diarmuid Ó Cadhla has failed in his appeal against conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission.

An unsuccessful general election candidate has failed in his appeal against conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards i(...)

Thousands take part in the Anti-Water charges protest from Parnell Sq to Leinster House, Dublin at the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A group campaigning for the abolition of water charges will on Wednesday unveil a petition signed by over 13,000 people in Cork opposed to the payment(...)

Some ten members of the People’s Convention began the protest on Monday morning to highlight what they claim is the illegal removal of posters advertising an anti-water charge march later this month. Photograph: Barry Roche

Campaigners against water charges have begun a sit-in at Cork City Hall in protest over the council’s decision to remove posters advertising a march a(...)

Gary Coleman attracted much media attention with his hunger strike and a Facebook page set up to inform people about the protest attracted huge traffic including over 10,000 likes.

A 28-year-old man has ended his hunger strike protest over water charges after gettting huge support over the past few days from the people of Cork. G(...)