Val O’Connor was  central to bringing Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli to Cork in 2005 when the city was European Capital of Culture.

Tributes have been paid to Val O’Connor, a prominent figure both in the funeral business in Ireland and in Cork’s commercial life, who died aged of 90(...)

Prince Charles and Camilla meet fishmonger Pat O’Connell at the English Market in Cork, with Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The friendship and understanding which have developed between Ireland and the United Kingdom over recent years will endure as the relationship between(...)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall  meet Tánaiste  Simon Coveney and Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald during a visit to the English Market in Cor. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have begun a two-day tour of the Republic of Ireland with a visit to Cork. Charles and Camilla started by(...)

Berwick Fountain on Cork’s Grand Parade

Cork City Council has unveiled plans for a major refurbishment of a historic fountain in the city centre including plans to floodlight it by night. L(...)

The ban on cars on Patrick Street in Cork will be discussed again in August.

Cork City Council has decided to suspend the controversial afternoon car ban on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St for three months following co(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy has opted not to introduce the proposed boundary change by way of ministerial order.

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy’s intention to begin work on legislation that will mean parts of the Cork County Council area ceded to the(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Cork City Council has voted to ask Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy to legislate for a boundary extension which would see the population of(...)

Cork Airport is to be incorporated into Cork city under the agreement reached between the city and county councils.

Agreement has been reached between Cork City Council and Cork County Council on a proposed expansion which will see the city’s population increase to (...)

Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year. Image: Google Street View.

Commercial rates, the local property tax and car parking costs will remain unchanged in the Cork City Council area next year despite a 4.75 per cent i(...)

The weaver’s sword found at the site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery in Cork city. Photograph: courtesy of BAM Ireland

A 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword has been discovered by archaeologists at the historic site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery in Cork c(...)

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