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Tánaiste Simon Coveney: “If you are the directly elected lord mayor of Cork city, for example, you will arguably be the most influential and powerful politician in the country outside of Cabinet.” Photograph: Clare Keogh

The Government hopes the creation of three directly elected mayor positions can address a democratic deficit in local government which sees policy dec(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney:  ‘It is not acceptable for an organisation like the FAI to come to an Oireachtas committee and essentially stonewall them.’ Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the current controversy surrounding the FAI needs to be addressed and the organization needs to be clear about its governa(...)

Mikolaj Wilk and  his wife Elzbeta. Mr Wilk was killed at his home at Maglin near Ballincollig on June 10th, 2018. File photograph: Provision

A woman who was arrested for questioning about the murder of a 35-year-old father-of-two with a machete in Co Cork last year has been released without(...)

A map showing the new boundaries of the extended Cork city. Image: corkcity.ie

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have unveiled an awareness campaign aimed at the 85,000 citizens in the county that are due to transfer to t(...)

Elzbieta and Mikolaj Wilk. File Photograph: Provision

Gardai have arrested a fifth person about the murder of father of two who was killed by a machete-wielding gang in front of his wife and children at t(...)

Students Sean O’Sullivan; Eoghan Kenny and Luke Kennedy pictured on the site of the 2016 school fire at Patrician Academy secondary school in Mallow, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Students at a Cork secondary school have written to the Minister for Education asking for work to begin on a new permanent building to replace a block(...)

Cllr Patrick Gerard Murphy, Mayor of the County of Cork (sitting), with Denis Healy, Tabor Group chairman, Simon Coveney TD, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade and Dr Niall O’Keeffe, Tabor Group CEO, at the official opening of Tabor Group’s new centre Tabor Fellowship House at Spur Hill, Co Cork. Photograph Provision

A new € 4.8 million addiction services centre has opened in Co Cork which will triple the number of people it can help. Paying tribute to the group b(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Castletroy, Limerick on Friday.Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said any request by the UK for an extension to exiting the EU “can’t be another licence for more indecision”. He was speak(...)

The gang broke into the house Micholaj Wilk shared with his wife, Elzbeta and their two young children at Maglin near Ballincollig. Photograph: Provision

The Garda investigation into the murder of a 35-year-old father-of-two in Co Cork remains active and ongoing, an inquest into the man’s death was told(...)

Paramedics were unable to save a man who was stabbed several times in the abdomen at his home in Co Cork late last year, an inquest has heard.

Paramedics were unable to save a man who was stabbed several times in the abdomen at his home in Co Cork late last year, an inquest has heard. Timoth(...)

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