Jack Lynch

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Paddy O’Mahony (100) from Cullen,  Cork will be voting in his 23rd general election. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Paddy O’Mahony from Cullen, north Cork is 100 years old and preparing to vote in a general election for the 23rd time. Born on Christmas Day, 1919 in(...)

A member of a Dublin crime gang who was found hiding on a golf course by a sniffer dog after being pursued by gardaí following a series of burglaries in Cork, has been jailed for eight years.

A member of a Dublin crime gang who was found hiding on a golf course by a sniffer dog after being pursued by gardaí following a series of burglaries (...)

Former Mayo footballer and twice GAA All Star Alan Dillon is standing in the upcoming general election for Fine Gael. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Seamus Mallon was laid to rest on Monday, members of the local GAA club, O’Donovan Rossa Mullaghbrack, provided the guard of honour. The former d(...)

The High Court ruled in December that a €220m plan to upgrade the N28 road was properly assessed by An Bord Pleanála.

A campaign group representing up to 10,000 Co Cork residents is to seek to overturn a High Court decision which allows Transport Infrastructure Irelan(...)

‘If IOD members want a say in the make up of the next Government, they can vote for whatever result they think is best’

Once votes are counted on – or about – February 9th, the Institute of Directors (IOD) would prefer we emerged with a clear majority Government rather (...)

The High Court  dismissed a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s approval for the 14km M28 motorway between Cork and Ringaskiddy

A campaign group is to meet with its legal advisors this week to consider whether to lodge an appeal against a High Court decision to dismiss their ch(...)

1970 was a “year of militancy” for nurses, who marched in protest for the first time, as covered by The Irish TImes.

1970 was the year of the Arms Trial, escalating violence in the North, and a six-month bank strike. Apollo 13 told Houston it had a problem. Nixon cam(...)

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(...)

A 2016 production of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness at the  Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. Photograph: Johan Persson

Despite claims that people across Ireland are counting down the clock to Irish unity, different political priorities appear to abound south of the bor(...)

Families of chough live on Dursey, and their numbers decline when tourist numbers increase near their habitat says FIE

Environmentalists have asked the Government to intervene over a proposal to build a €7 million interpretative centre and cable car system to Dursey Is(...)

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