Pat Buckley

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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(...)

Gardaí estimated up to 1,000 people took part in the protest. Photograph: Barry Roche

An Post mail centre workers in Dublin, Portlaoise and Athlone are being urged to show solidarity with over 200 colleagues in Cork facing redundancy as(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: the Sinn Féin  leader will be deeply concerned by  the party’s  poor performance in both the European and local elections. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One of the difficulties with the news prominence given to exit polls is that, over the course of an election count weekend, the most important and end(...)

Fewer people are waiting for home help today than there were this day last year, Minister of State for Older People Jim Daly told the Dáil on Thursday. File photgraph: Eric Luke

Minister of State for Older People Jim Daly has insisted that there is no freeze on the provision of home help hours and no cuts in the allocation of (...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

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(...)

A judge has told three men that a car crash in which they claimed to have been injured was so entirely improbable that it could not possibly have happened. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A judge has told three men that a car crash in which they claimed to have been injured was so entirely improbable that it could not possibly have happ(...)

The advisory group to the Government is silent on whether or not there should be a commemoration for the Crown forces killed in the War of Independence.

Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries has reached its midpoint with the end of the centenary of the first World War and the 1918 British general election. T(...)

 Alison Duggan, student at St Colman’s Community College, Midleton, Co Cork speaking at the Evidence Matters event at the Houses of the Oireachtas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

In what was an unusual form of speed dating between members of the public and politicians, 16 citizens arrived in Leinster House to lay out their case(...)

Cork East TD Pat Buckley pleaded guilty last May to two public order offences including being drunk in a public place and engaging in threatening or abusive behaviour.

A Sinn Féin TD has avoided a conviction for public order offences over an incident where he was drunk and abusive to gardaí who came to his home after(...)

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