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Relatives of victims arrive to the ‘Betelgeuse’ Disaster 40th Anniversay Commemoration in the  Abbey Cemetary, Bantry, Co Cork Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

French widow, Ginette Ravelu lost her husband, Marcel when the Betelgeuse oil tanker exploded in flames in Bantry Bay in the early hours of January 8t(...)

Roy Keane with Marymount hospice chief executive  Dr Sarah McCloskey,  switching  on the Christmas lights at Marymount, in Cork, on Sunday night.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hospice consultant has paid tribute to Roy Keane and organisers of a special benefit game which raised some €250,000 for the hospice as Keane showed(...)

Lord Mayor Mick Finn suggested people should try and imagine what life was like for the generation of young Cork people who went to fight in battle.

Commemorating those who fell in the first World War will help Ireland and the world learn lessons on how to avoid such carnage and the futility of ano(...)

Gerard Higgins pictured at Cork District Court. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 52-year-old man, who effectively became a part-time carer for his elderly neighbour, has been given a five months suspended jail term and fined €1,2(...)

The benefit match for former Ireland soccer international LIam Miller will now take place at the 45,000-capacity  Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA’s decision to allow the Liam Miller benefit match to take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh brings a brief but high-profile public relations nightmare(...)

Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Holding the Liam Miller tribute match at the 45,000-capacity stadium would allow thousands more fans to attend

Senior GAA officials plan to recommend that a tribute soccer match for the late Liam Miller be played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. But as part of a compromis(...)

Ninety-nine per cent of the country want to see the star-studded Liam Miller testimonial being played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh has said. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO.

Ninety-nine per cent of the country want to see the star-studded Liam Miller testimonial being played at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh ha(...)

The former Glasgow Celtic, Manchester United and Republic of Ireland midfielder Liam Miller also played Gaelic football with local club, Éire Óg.

Organisers of the Liam Miller tribute match have welcomed the GAA’s announcement that it is willing to meet with them to discuss the proposed staging (...)

Mikolaj and Elzbieta Wilk would have celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary on Sunday. Photograph: Provision

A Polish mother of two who saw her husband slain by a machete wielding gang of masked men at her home in Ballincollig, Co Cork is to return to her nat(...)

‘Compassion is not one sided,’ Bishop of Cork and Ross John Buckley said. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland will end up providing greater protection to various forms of wildlife than to the unborn child in the womb if the Eighth Amendment is repealed(...)

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