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Patrick Nevin: He claimed to investigators that he had thousands of Tinder matches

In February 2001, a young woman returned to her Dublin home from a Valentine-themed work night out to be confronted by the sight of her two belov(...)

Gardaí recovered the drugs during a search of a farm in Bweeng near Mallow in north Cork on Saturday.

A 44-year-old man was arrested after gardaí seized drugs worth more than €700,00 during a series of raids in Cork on Saturday. The seizure marks the(...)

ESB workers are working on multiple power outages following Storm Callum.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/THE IRISH TIMES

Storm Callum has caused less destruction than was expected, according to the National Emergency Coordination Group, with hundreds of households still (...)

The Guardian recommendations ‘ignore whole swathes of Irish writing’

A mini-skirmish broke out online over the weekend in response to a short, apparently inoffensive Guardian article online. A London reader, planning to(...)

September 1979: Pope John Paul II signs the visitors' book at  Áras an Uachtaráin as the president, Dr Patrick Hillery, looks on.

A different Pope, John Paul II, flew in on an Aer Lingus plane to a different Ireland for the papal visit at the end of September 1979. It lasted thr(...)

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(...)

Disability groups have welcomed an instruction that pharmacists inform women of child-bearing age the risks of taking medicines, used to treat migrain(...)

Beibhinn and Robert Marten at their home in Ringaroga, Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Bebhinn Marten looks around her kitchen with satisfaction. “Robert and I had agreed on the work we each would do and he wanted to build the kitchen. B(...)

Willy Vlautin: songs and stories of the hard life, pictured in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s a mark of how gentrified the publishing industry has become that Willy Vlautin’s work appears singular not because of its style but its subject m(...)

First responders and ambulance crews pictured during the ‘Cork City City Safe 17’ exercise in a Cork city nightclub. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Armed gardaí in Co Cork took part in a training exercise on Wednesday where they responded to a simulated lone wolf type attack and hostage situation (...)

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