Bridget McCarthy with daughters Margaret (6) and Katie Scarlet (11) of Spring Lane halting site. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Standing near her storm-damaged mobile home in the Spring Lane halting site on Cork’s northside, Michelle Delaney says her two-year-old daughter sleep(...)

Catherine Coffey O’Brien of the Cork Survivors and Supporters Alliance has called on the Minister for Children to have graves at Bessborough ‘marked, preserved and protected’. Photograph: Garrett White

A campaign group set up to represent the families of infants who died in the Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork have called for an oral hearing (...)

Reopening of Daly’s Bridge (the Shakey Bridge) over the River Lee. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

One of Cork’s most beloved landmarks, “Shakey Bridge”, is set to reopen to the public this weekend after a €1.7 million refurbishment in preparation f(...)

John Kennedy: pictured in green top holding framed photograph. Photograph: Cork City FC

Warm tributes have been paid to Cork City FC stalwart and youth worker John Kennedy (56), who drowned while swimming near Youghal in East Cork at the (...)

The ‘Shakey Bridge’ in Cork city was opened in 1927. Image: Google Street View

It may have taken the Young Offenders to introduce Cork’s “Shakey Bridge” to the wider world but now this Leeside landmark is about to get a major mak(...)

 Irish playwrights Emmet Kirwan, Marina Carr, Enda Walsh and Stacey Gregg promote  Theatre For One, which is running as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival. Photograph: Clare Keogh

It’s dim, dressingroom lights surround the frame, and the aesthetic is theatrical red velvet. I’m alone in the single seat, hands on armrests. A scree(...)

The sculpture, which usually sits on Cork’s main street, was commissioned by local businessman Knolly Stokes.

A limestone sculpture of a dog’s drinking trough stood at 124 St Patrick’s Street, since the 1950s when it was commissioned by a local businessman. T(...)

Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

A prison Officer and a working dog inside Maghaberry Prison near Lisburn File photograph: Alan Betson

Cork County Council has called on the Government not to allow the extradition of any Irish citizen to Northern Ireland or any part of the UK amid fear(...)

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

The proposed expansion of Cork city as recommended by the Mackinnon report on local government reform in Cork is not a land grab, members of Cork City(...)

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