‘One hundred and two years on from his early death, he (Terence MacSwiney) remains an inspiration and a source of great pride to us all and especially to the people of Cork,’ said Michael McGrath

Terence MacSwiney and the other revolutionary leaders, who helped to win freedom for Ireland a century ago, would have approved of the country offerin(...)

Men from the Clonmult volunteer active service unit, from the collection of Cork photographer John Hallahan

Irish society must confront commemorating the events of the Civil War with the same bravery and honesty as those who fought for Irish freedom 100 year(...)

Cork airport celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2022. Photograph: Karol Kachmarsky

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has paid tribute to the management of Cork Airport and the Dublin Airport Authority for ensuring that the €10 million refurbi(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said 450,000 passport books and cards had been processed since the beginning of the year. File photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has trenchantly defended the Passport Service against a barrage of criticism from TDs inundated with consti(...)

Liadh Ni Riada was the unanimous choice of party members in the three-seat constituency. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Former Ireland South MEP and unsuccessful Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has been selected by Sinn Féin to run for the party in the Cork North-(...)

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring told the Dáil there is a difference between 5km in an urban and rural area. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Rural and Community Development Michael Ring has called for a tweaking of the Covid-19 regulations to allow people in rural areas travel (...)

 Katherine Zappone: Many TDs thanked her for her work during her term of office

“Aah, sod this for a game of soldiers. The sun is shining and there’s a cold drink waitin’ with my name on it. I’m outta here!” And with a devil-may-(...)

Aindrias Moynihan is one of the few fluent Irish speakers in the Dáil

One of the few fluent Irish speakers in the Dáil, Aindrias Moynihan (52) regularly speaks as Gaeilge and advocates for the language, most recently dur(...)

Fine Gael’s Michael Creed was among the three TDs to retain their seats in Cork North-West. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

All three of the seats in Cork North-West were filled in one fell swoop during the fifth and final count on Sunday evening. Each of the incumbent TDs(...)

Michael Creed hopes to bring home a running mate in this constituency which is a mixture of satellite commuter towns in the south and more traditional country market towns in the north. Photograph: Tom Honan

Cork North-West (three seats) Current: 1 FG, 2 FF Cork North-West may have shed its image as one of the country’s most conservative constituencies i(...)

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