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Cork airport celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2022. Photograph: Karol Kachmarsky

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has paid tribute to the management of Cork Airport and the Dublin Airport Authority for ensuring that the €10 million refurbi(...)

 Mikey Kiely: ‘We would hope we wouldn’t come up against anyone that would play at a higher intensity.’ Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ever evolving rugby, shifting ambition and the long journey north along the M7 towards Ravenhill Road was more than just an interesting change of gear(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We served together for many years on Cork City Council and Tim was a true son of the north side of the city’

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has led tributes to his former Fianna Fáil colleague on Cork City Council and former lord mayor of Cork Tim Falvey who died (...)

Dr John O’Riordan: ‘We got a big bump about ten days ago when the first schools starting going back and then it quietened but the last few days we’ve seen a bit of an increase.’

Doctors in Cork have noticed a major surge in the number of people presenting for Covid-19 testing since the re-opening of schools but say that the in(...)

Protesters demonstrate over the death of George Floyd on Thursday, June 4th, in New York. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Cork City Council has opened a digital book of condolence for the people of Leeside to express their sympathies to the family of George Floyd who died(...)

A day out on Cork’s Marina. File photograph: Clare Keogh/Cork City Council

The pedestrianisation of a section of Cork’s Marina as part of measures to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic has been warmly welcomed by the city’s lord ma(...)

The ruins of Cork city centre after the burning of the city by British forces in 1920. Photograph: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

A new exhibition on the burning of Cork by British forces in 1920 will help people understand why so many people were prepared to fight and die for an(...)

Terence MacSwiney

Cork City Council honoured its martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney this week at a special meeting to mark the 100th anniversa(...)

Bassist and vocalist Paul Linehan described the song as “a celebration of life and the value of relationships even when they have their ups and downs”. Photograph:  Jon Lusk/Redferns

It may never actually mention Cork but The Frank and Walters’ hit single After All has been voted Cork’s Favourite Song, seeing off other famous Leesi(...)

Terence MacSwiney was sentenced to two years in jail on August 16th 1920 for possession of ‘seditious documents’.

The international impact that Lord Mayor of Cork Terence MacSwiney had when he died in hunger strike in 1920 in Ireland’s struggle for freedom will be(...)

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