Leo Varadkar: “The M20 is a huge project with a massive price tag. But it is, however, worth it.”

The announcement that the long-awaited M20 motorway between Cork and Limerick has been given the go-ahead by the Government, has been welcomed by busi(...)

Spanish police officers drag a man as they try to disperse voters arriving to a polling station in Barcelona on October 1st. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty

Members of the Catalan community in Ireland will gather at City Hall on Monday evening to protest against the violence that has accompanied the refere(...)

Eoghan Murphy said he expects the issue of local government reform in Cork to be finalised within weeks. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy has defended his department officials over their handling of proposed local governme(...)

Cork captain Rena Buckley greets supporters on the South Mall as the All-Ireland camogie champions return to the city. Photograph: Provision

Hundreds of supporters thronged Cork’s South Mall on Monday night to welcome home the camogie team who clinched a record 27th All-Ireland in dramatic (...)

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork County Council is to submit a boundary extension plan to Cork City Council which will allow people ac(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said the homelessness crisis was “neither resources, nor money nor ideology. A huge amount is being done but clearly more is needed.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Charities involved in helping homeless families have criticised the Minister for Housing for claiming “ideology” does not play a role in the housing c(...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

Thomas “Bang Bang” Dudley

Thomas Dudley, better known as “Bang Bang”, was on Monday remembered on the spot where he had been forgotten about for more than three decades. He di(...)

The lord mayor of Cork city, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, has written an open letter to some 100,000 people who currently live in the county council area but would be incorporated into an expanded city region.

A row over the proposed expansion of Cork city into surrounding county areas has escalated, with the mayors of the affected local authorities clashing(...)

A Confederate flag held by a Cork supporter after the hurling All-Ireland quarter-final in 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Cork GAA officers have condemned the practice by a small number of Cork supporters of flying the Confederate flag at Cork GAA matches. The officers h(...)