Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

A memorial to the memory of  Michael Fitzgerald was eventually erected in Fermoy town centre.

One hundred years ago today, Michael Fitzgerald, a high-ranking IRA officer, became the first republican to die on hunger strike during the Irish War (...)

Cathal MacSwiney Brugha: ‘I’m delighted with the decision to go ahead with the conference using Zoom because it means that the conference will get to parts of the world where Terence MacSwiney had a huge impact like India, Vietnam and South America.’  Above, with a bust of his grandfather Terence MacSwiney.

The family of Cork’s martyred lord mayor, Terence Mac Swiney have welcomed an initiative by University College Cork and Cork City Council to mark the (...)

An Taoiseach Mícheál Martin with Dan Breen, Curator at Cork Public Museum, viewing the 1920 commemorative exhibition. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Events such as a new exhibition and book telling the story of nine men who lasted 94 days on hunger strike during the War of Independence can guide fu(...)

Abtran would not comment last night on the price at which that stake has been repurchased, but it said ‘the transaction value is very significant’. Photograph: iStock

A consortium led by the original founders of Cork outsourcing company Abtran have bought back the majority stake in the business that was owned by Car(...)

Studies have indicated one in every 165 Irish schoolchildren has an autism spectrum disorder, and the number of cases is increasing. Photograph: iStock

More research is needed into the environmental factors causing autism, according to Irish experts on the condition. At present, however, there is ver(...)

Murder accused Patrick Quirke (50), of Breanshamore, Co Tipperary, leaving court on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Days after DJ Bobby Ryan went missing, gardaí searched the farmland where he would be found almost two years later, but found no evidence of what happ(...)

 Fionnbarr Kennedy leaves  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A manager of a Dublin art supplies shop has avoided a jail term after gardaí were tipped off by a credit card company that he had bought child pornogr(...)

The remains of Patrick “Ginty” O’Donnell depart the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballindangan, Co Cork, following his requiem Mass. Photograph: Provision

A father of four who died following an assault in Co Cork over the weekend has been recalled as a “family man” who only “wanted to enjoy his life”. P(...)

Michael Fitzgerald: He says the  company he owns and runs with his wife Hiroyo – Fitzgerald Jewelry –  is  very open to hiring Irish people for paid internships. Photograph: Fitzgerald Jewelry

When Michael Fitzgerald first came to New York 21 years ago, he didn’t give the Big Apple much of a chance. “I had studied jewellery design at NCAD a(...)

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