Barry Keane

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The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city centre submerged. Cork residents whose homes were flooded in 2009 have expressed disappointment that the ESB has chosen to appeal a High Court ruling which found it was substantially responsible for the flooding. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Cork residents whose homes were flooded in 2009 have expressed disappointment that the ESB has chosen to appeal a High Court ruling which found it was(...)

Two years ago, Cork historian Barry Keane came across a home office file in the UK national archives, HO 317/78, “Activities of named paid informants (...)

 Gardaí: wanted to know if Capt Herbert Woods’s widow, who was living in the UK, should be informed about the discovery of the bodies.

The bodies of three Protestants killed by the IRA in Co Cork during the Truce were exhumed and secretly reburied in a local graveyard to avoid contro(...)

Full list of candidates Although Cork City Council was the only local authority area not to change in the constituency revision, this month’s loc(...)

View of Sing Sing, a vault at Kilquane Cemetery, Knockraha, Co Cork, used by the IRA for holding prisoners during the War of Independence. Photograph:  Gerard Murphy

A controversial thesis that the killing of some 13 Protestants by members of the IRA in West Cork in April 1922 during the truce was sectarian has bee(...)

The famous Shandon clock  which has stopped at 5 minutes to 7. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The return of Roy Keane to the Republic of Ireland football team may have a sense of turning back time, but down in Shandon, time is literally standin(...)