Pauline Conway at home in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For Pauline Conway, witnessing the impact of climate change in southern and eastern Africa was why she decided to retrofit her Dublin home almost 10 y(...)

‘I had already started some zero-waste practices, like   doing more recycling.’ File photograph: Getty

The Government’s Climate Action Plan will mean radical changes for business and households. Each individual is being asked to play a part. What sacri(...)

Men from the Clonmult volunteer active service unit, from the collection of  John Hallahan

There is a photograph from the collection of Cork photographer John Hallahan which is one of the most familiar of the War of Independence. It shows m(...)

A memorial at the Upton ambush site mentions the three IRA men who died, but not the civilians who were killed

February 1921 was punctuated by two military disasters for the IRA in Cork. On February 20th at Clonmult, the Cork IRA suffered its biggest reverse of(...)

Brian Fenton scored four points from midfield in Dublin’s win over Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 2-23 Laois 0-7 In the 68th minute of the usual Leinster semi-final cakewalk for Dublin, Paul Mannion cut in off the right and fed Ciarán Kilke(...)

Barber Alan Kelly cuts  Anthony Remedy’s hair as his dog, TeddyBear, looks on in the Regent Barber Shop, Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Any notions that the end of June would mark a return to business as usual for Dublin’s Temple Bar were dispelled by lunchtime on Monday when the city’(...)

Karelian Diamond Resources chairman Richard Conroy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shares in Karelian Diamond Resources collapsed on Friday after chairman Richard Conroy and other board members survived a shareholder revolt at an ext(...)

Two men have been charged in connection with a major drugs haul in Cork city over the weekend. File photograph: Getty Images

Two men have been charged in connection with a major drugs haul in Cork city over the weekend, when detectives seized almost €800,000 worth of cannabi(...)

Audrey Bradley  for Cork Golf Club in the Allianz Irish Times Officers’ Challenge at Cork Golf Club. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

There’s a connection with the past as you make your way around the magnificent Cork Golf Club, a course on Little Island designed by the legendary Ala(...)

The Chorus of Dissent and the Elastic Band

We’re almost afraid to say it out loud, for fear of putting a hex on it, but it looks like the weather could be good for this May bank holiday weekend(...)

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