The funeral of Emmy Eckert (5) was told on Monday  she was ‘so full of fun, joy and life’.

A pastor at a Baptist Church in Ballincollig, Co Cork has thanked the community for the support given to the family of a 5 year-old local girl who dro(...)

Fifteen people had to be evacuated from a nearby public health building attached to the industrial estate. Photograph: Cork Fire Brigade

Calls have been made for the redevelopment of a derelict industrial building on the northside of the city after the third fire on the site in recent m(...)

Stay with Me, which opens in the Aula Maxima, is a group art exhibition which brings together the work of 20 artists and survivors who felt compelled to create artwork in response initially, to the tragic story of the Tuam Babies. Photograph: Olivia Kelleher/UCC

A new exhibition which seeks to honour and remember all those who suffered in Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, mother and baby homes, and industrial sch(...)

The child returned home with a small quantity of a substance contained in two small plastic wraps. File photograph: iStock

Gardaí in Cork are investigating after a five-year-old child out playing found a small amount of what is suspected to be heroin on a street on the nor(...)

Rianne Smith, who runs Aquaventures diving school in Baltimore in Co Cork: “Our broker told us he was finding it hard to renew our insurance.” Photograph: Provision

Diving companies and schools in Ireland are facing major problems in getting insurance because specialist British-based insurers are reluctant to offe(...)

Beef farmer Helen O'Sullivan on her farm in Bantry, Co Cork.

Beef farmer Helen O’Sullivan is no stranger to early starts, but at 5am on Wednesday she will be heading with fellow west Cork farmers, not for the fi(...)

Gardai and forensic officers at the Elderwood Complex in Boreenmanna Road in Cork where the 2 year-old girl died. Photograph: Provision

A woman has been arrested in connection with the death of two-year-old girl at an apartment block in Cork city last Friday. The woman is being held f(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney:  ‘I think the less we talk about boardings and potential clashes the better.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has ruled out sending Naval Service vessels into the waters around Rockall. Mr Coveney said “(...)

More than  8,000 people took part in the Cork City Marathon on Sunday. Photograph: Darragh Kane

A group of runners promoting solidarity with and wellbeing of asylum-seekers living in Direct Provision played a major part in the Cork City Marathon (...)

Student  protesters in  Dublin on Friday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Thousands of young Irish students took to the streets at lunchtime on Friday in a second round of national protests demanding a more radical response (...)

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