Cathleen Coffey O’Brien, who was a resident at the Bessborough mother and baby home in Co Cork. Photograph: Garrett White

The order of nuns who ran the Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork sold part of the site last year for €6.85 million, according to accounts filed (...)

Sanita Pušpure (39), who won the Women’s Single Sculls World Championship in Plovdiv in Bulgaria in 2018 and successfully defended her title in Ottensheim in Austria in 2019, has admitted she was surprised to be chosen as Cork Person of the Year for 2020.

Double World and European Rowing Champion Sanita Pušpure has been given a timely boost as she prepares for the delayed Olympics in Tokyo by being chos(...)

Cathleen Coffey O’Brien  who was a resident at the mother and baby home at Bessborough, Co Cork. Photograph: Garrett White

An adoptee born in Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork has called for a stay to be put on a planning application for apartments on the grounds un(...)

Tom Barry utilised good intelligence on where exactly a party of British Auxiliaries from C Company, based in Macroom, would go on patrol and selected a site in Kilmichael which offered his men ‘good killing ground’

IRA guerrilla leader, Tom Barry showed great military expertise in planning the Kilmichael ambush in West Cork 100 years ago today, both in selecting (...)

E-bike ambassadors Stevie G (centre) and Deirdre O’Shaughnessy (second left), partners in the Cork We-Bike campaign, at the launch of the new wE-Bike campaign, promoting the use of e-bikes across Cork city and county. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Cork may well be a city of hills, but a new campaign aimed at promoting the use of e-bikes is hoping “to flatten the curve” for many would-be Leeside (...)

Mail  processing for the Midleton area is carried out at a separate location and so was not impacted by the fire. Photograph: Cork County Fire Service/Twitter

An Post has begun putting postal and social welfare arrangements in place for people in Midleton after a fire damaged the post office in the town in e(...)

Sinn Féin’s Pat Buckley topped the poll in Cork East

The last three seats in Cork East were decided on count eight when Sean Sherlock (Lab) reached the quota and Fine Gael junior minister David Stanton a(...)

Séan Sherlock survived the battering suffered by Labour to retain his seat in the last election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cork East (four seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Lab, 1 SF Cork East may in theory be an open four-seat constituency but in practice tends to be a some(...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

The allocation of €8 million by the Government towards the €15 million cost of a greenway in east Cork has been welcomed by local politicians. Mayor (...)

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Members of Cork County Council have cleared the way for the local authority to apply for government funding for a new greenway along the old rail line(...)

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