Lisa Cope with her husband Nathaniel Cope and their three-year-old son  Cameron  eating lunch in Gertrude in Dublin 2. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

My son had just turned six months’ old when he had his first taste of crab pasta. I’ll never forget the bemused look on his face, which quickly turned(...)

Nano Nagle Place: a renovated space for Cork’s 21st-century communities

The legacy of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin in Ireland; the history of the earliest piece of documented Chinese porcelain in Europe, the Fonthill Vas(...)

From left, Sr Aurea Dias, Sr Sharon Fagan, Sr Julie Watson, Sr Neneth Robledo and Sr Anne McDermott.

The Presentation Sisters have elected of Sr Julie Watson as their new congregational leader. From Cork, Sr Julie spent 24 years in Pakistan where sh(...)

Reopened: O’Connell Tower was forced to close in 1971

The reopening of the O’Connell Tower, Ireland’s tallest round tower, takes place this month. Built in 1855 to commemorate Daniel O’Connell, it was onc(...)

Cork city’s once-dilapidated Douglas Street has undergone a rejuvenation, thanks to the efforts of local businesses and residents.

Little Aisling Wynn pulls open her curtains and peeps out to see a circus performer in full flow. The Pizza Parlour next door is teaching childre(...)

Sr Mary Deane  with Dr Mary McAleese beneath a portrait of Nano Nagle pictured at the official opening of Nano Nagle Place in Cork City on Monday, December 18th, 2017. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Ireland should be justifiably proud of founder of the Presentation Sisters, Nano Nagle whose pioneering work in setting up schools all over Ireland an(...)

There will be walking tours of places closely associated with guitarist Rory Gallagher. Photograph: Fin Costello/Redferns

Some of the places most closely associated with legendary guitarist, Rory Gallagher are among the venues in Cork that will feature in this year’s Cork(...)

Judge David Riordan:  said greed was behind the actions of  the cattle exporter

One of the Republic’s biggest cattle exporters put Ireland’s reputation as a quality beef producer at risk by forging test results to show animals we(...)