The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

With the benefit of hindsight at 100 years remove, and taken in the context of escalating violence and tension throughout that year, it was hardly sur(...)

The search at Sheep’s Head yesterday. Photograph:  Emma Jervis

A search operation is due to resume at first light today for one of two men missing from Sheep’s Head peninsula in west Cork after searchers yesterday(...)