Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

The remains of Cameron Blair are removed from St Mary’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The family of 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student Cameron Blair, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month, remembered him at his funera(...)

Michael Collins has a high profile from organising buses to take patients to Belfast for cataract operations. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cork South-West (three seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Cork South-West is one of those constituencies where geography plays almost as important a (...)

Stephen Teap, Cork Person of the Year 2019, with award. Also in picture, from left, Tim Lucey CEO Cork County Council, Ann Doherty, CEO Cork City Council and Tom Fitzpatrick, editor Irish Examiner. Photograph: Martin Collins

Cervical smear test campaigner Stephen Teap has won Cork Person of the Year for 2019 and he dedicated the award to his late wife, Irene Teap and all t(...)

In December  1969, Jack Lynch officially opened the cable car which could carry six passengers on the 374m journey high above Dursey Sound

Neil Armstrong had just become the first man to walk on the moon, 500,000 hippies had gathered at Woodstock and, at the very tip of the Beara Peninsul(...)

Visitors to the island are taken on a guided tour through its 1,300-year history.

It may well once have been about as attractive a destination as Van Diemen’s Land or the Bastille but the former prison of Spike Island has undergone (...)

The River Blackwater at Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

Plans to repair an important fish pass on the River Blackwater have moved a step closer this week after Cork County Council confirmed it had signed a (...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Clearance work on the proposed Midleton-Youghal Greenway in East Cork is expected to start in November after the Government approved €8 million in fun(...)

Set on a concrete plinth outside Courtmacsherry Community Hall, the model is visible to all visiting the seaside village. Photograph: Vincent O’Donovan

It may be more than 100 years since the Lusitania was sunk off the west Cork coast in the first World War but the tragedy is still remembered by the d(...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

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