Photograph: TOLGA AKMEN/AFP

The pound hit multi-year highs on Friday after a convincing Conservative Party win in the UK election, which is expected to clear the Brexit politica(...)

Tom Barry, the most famous IRA commander during the War of Independence and the mastermind of the Kilmichael ambush, addresses some of his old comrades at a memorial service in 1966

County Cork Incident Kilmichael ambush Date November 28th, 1920 Fatalities 12 Read full county by county breakdown here Cork was(...)

The observation car and bar on the Belmond Grand Hibernian.

The reaction from people who hear about my trip on the Belmond Grand Hibernian train, Ireland’s answer to the glamorous Venice Simplon-Orient-Express,(...)

IRA men who were at the Kilmichael ambush

Dundalk was “sneeringly hostile” to the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence, according to records from the time that are to be publis(...)

Galway Wind Park, Ireland’s largest onshore wind farm, which was co-developed by SSE and Coillte in Cloosh Valley, Connemara.

Spurred on by the crisis that is being caused by climate change, the world’s global energy market is undergoing unprecedented upheaval. And the pace w(...)

The MV Connemara will have the capacity to carry 300-400 car passengers all of whom can avail of cabin accommodation on the 26 hour crossing down to the historic port city of Santander in Cantabria.

It’s taken 14 years to come to fruition but when the Brittany Ferries ship the MV Connemara sails past Roche’s Point at the mouth of Cork Harbour on W(...)

Tourism in Cork is set for a major boost this summer with the Port of Cork revealing that a 30 per cent increase in the numbers of cruise liner visits(...)

Flooding in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny on Thursday. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Torrential overnight rain which has caused widespread flooding across the southeast will give way to freezing conditions over the weekend. Parts of (...)

 Santander Bay in Spain. The ferry crossing from Cork to Santander will take 26 hours

A new ferry route linking Ireland with northern Spain is to begin at the end of April. Brittany Ferries will sail from Cork to Santander twice a week,(...)

Providing roof-top solar panels in schools would enable communities to see tangible benefits and the resulting long-term energy savings should go directly to the schools, a conference in Dublin heard. File photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

The benefits of solar energy need to be seen in communities or else there is a risk that large projects will face opposition similar to that encounter(...)

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