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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(...)

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(...)

The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore Valley Park park would be the largest park in the city. Photograph: Cork County Council

A 70 hectare (173 acre) park has opened on the site of a former landfill facility in Cork city. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore(...)

Mary Elmes Bridge. Photograph: Barry Roche

Cork’s latest addition to its collection of bridges has been hailed as an important piece of infrastructure for people in the city by the Lord Mayor o(...)

Mary Elmes, who was born in Ballintemple in Cork in 1908 and died in France in 2002, was credited with saving the lives of 200 Jewish children during the Holocaust.

Cork City Council will this week oversee the installation of the latest crossing of the river Lee when a new €5 million pedestrian bridge will be put (...)

Henry Delaney with family members accepting Service Medal awarded posthumously to his uncle Irish Volunteer Joe Murphy.

A War of Independence hero who died on hunger strike in Cork has been posthumously awarded a Service Medal. US born member of the Irish Volunteers, J(...)

A map showing the new boundaries of the extended Cork city. Image: corkcity.ie

Cork City Council and Cork County Council have unveiled an awareness campaign aimed at the 85,000 citizens in the county that are due to transfer to t(...)

A file photograph of participants at a previous Raise the Roof protest in Dublin. Trade unions, political parties, student and  community groups are to join forces in Cork at 5pm on Monday for a rally calling for action on the housing crisis. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Trade unions and community groups are urging the public to support of a rally outside Cork City Hall this evening demanding radical action on the Stat(...)

Rob Heffernan celebrates winning gold at the IAAF World Athletics Championshops in Moscow on August 14th, 2013. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Inpho

He may be used to getting around Leeside and the world on foot but when five times Olympian walker, Rob Heffernan steps out as Grand Marshall for Cork(...)

Corkwoman Mary Elmes, who saved Jewish children in occupied France from Nazi concentration camps

A Cork woman who became known as the Irish Oskar Schindler for her efforts to save Jewish children in occupied France from the concentration camps has(...)

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