Clare Keogh

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Reopening of Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the River Lee. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

One of Cork’s most beloved landmarks, “Shakey Bridge”, is set to reopen to the public this weekend after a €1.7 million refurbishment in preparation f(...)

Vera Stojanovic of  BetterTogether (top left), Dr Naomi Masheti of the  Cork Migrant Centre (top right), Olga Voytenko of the Sanctuary Mask Initiative (bottom right) and Sofya Abashko of the Sanctuary Mask Initiative are pictured wearing masks produced by asylum seekers living in the direct provision system in Cork. Photographs: Clare Keogh.

A group of asylum seekers living in the direct provision system in Co Cork have started to manufacture washable masks for use in combatting the spread(...)

Sanctuary Runners at the Run Killarney 10k event in July, 2019.

The entrance to the IDA business park in Dungarvan is pretty unremarkable. If you didn’t work there you’d miss it. But for me it’s a cherished spot. (...)

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(...)

 Members of Sanctuary Runners participating in the Waterstown park-run. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘How do you spell that?” “H.I.C.H.A.M... Hicham.” “Ah, like Hicham El Guerrouj?” “Yes! Hicham El Guerrouj, 1,500m world record. You know him?” “Ye(...)

Dr Fiachra Long, head of UCC’s school of education, poses to take a selfie in Cork city in front of a backdrop, which gives the impression he is in the Caribbean, as he discusses nanotechnology. Photograph: Clare Keogh

University College Cork has successfully launched a social media campaign aimed at presenting complex ideas and research in a straightforward way to a(...)

Runners leave the  starting line of the 2018 Cork City Marathon. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

Residents from Direct Provision centres in Cork were among the 8,500 people who took part in the Cork city marathon which got underway on Patrick Stre(...)

Sr Mary Deane  with Dr Mary McAleese beneath a portrait of Nano Nagle pictured at the official opening of Nano Nagle Place in Cork City on Monday, December 18th, 2017. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland should be justifiably proud of founder of the Presentation Sisters, Nano Nagle whose pioneering work in setting up schools all over Ireland an(...)

The Spraoi float coach at the Cork St Patrick’s festival parade in 2016. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Henry Ford may well have declared that “history is bunk” but 100 years of Ford in Ireland is about to be recalled and celebrated when the car manufact(...)

Cultural assistant Anousha Bonnemaison, co-ordinator Marina Oracolo  and stylist Emily Callanan  at the launch of the Cork French Film Festival, which runs March 5th-12th at venues throughout the city. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It was only released in France last October, but L’Odyssée, which opens this year’s Cork French Film Festival, will bring cinephiles of a certain age (...)

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