Colm Kelleher

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Tadhg Barry

He was the last high profile victim of the British forces during the War of Independence and 250,000 people lined the streets of Dublin for his funera(...)

 Crowds take to the streets to celebrate jazz weekend in Cork. Photograph: Damian Coleman

Social distancing and Covid certs gave the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival a very different feel this year but the constant rain provided a touch of famil(...)

Billa O’Connell being given the Freedom of the City of Cork in 2013. The entertainer has died at the age of 91. Photograph via Olivia Kelleher

Veteran Cork entertainer Billa O’Connell was on Saturday remembered as a man who brought joy to thousands throughout his long career treading the boar(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney at the Naval Service 75th anniversary in Cork on Saturday. Photograph: Julien Behal

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has paid tribute to the men and women of the Naval Service for their professionalism over the years at a ceremony at Naval Ba(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Colm Kelleher; Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and French ambassador  HE Vincent Guérend. Photograph:  Brian Lougheed

The Cork French Film Festival has become a fixture on the cultural calendar in Leeside, said Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as he launched(...)

Limerick fan Anthony ‘Whacky’ Galvin: ‘Without being too confident, I honestly think we’ll be too strong for Cork.’ Photograph: Brendan Gleeson

Limerick hurling supporters have thrown down the gauntlet to their Cork counterparts ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland senior hurling championship final, (...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Colm Kelleher, and the French ambassador to Ireland, Vincent Guérend, at the River Lee Hotel for the launch  of the Cork French Film Festival. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the Government should be able to provide a timeline for the reopening of the live events sector “w(...)

The Rebels take on Limerick in the All-Ireland hurling final in Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: iStock

Health experts, civic leaders and gardaí have joined forces to urge Cork hurling fans to stay safe this weekend and avoid contracting Covid-19 as the (...)

Marie Finn  and Limerick supporter Joan Leddin (centre, in green) with their neighbours of Annmount, Friars Walk, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

“Even the dogs on the street know who goes to win on Sunday,” quipped Limerick woman, Joan Leddin as she nodded at her two dogs, Ted and Gin decked ou(...)

Up for the Liam MacCarthy Cup: Lord mayors cross swords on holy grail of hurling. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Rebels may have drawn first blood in the contest to claim the Liam MacCarthy Cup when Cork Lord Mayor Cllr Colm Kelleher requested the return of t(...)

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