President Michael D Higgins with his wife Sabina Coyne at the Cork Chamber event on Friday. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

Ireland needs balanced regional development to guarantee a sure economic future given the uncertainty caused by Brexit, and representative bodies such(...)

Pope Pius XI (Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti, 1857-1939), photographed in February 1922. File photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

A century ago, the Vatican was deeply troubled by the impact the apparently never-ending violent unrest would have on the church in Ireland. This wa(...)

The Sinn Féin commemoration at the republican plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork. Earlier in the day, the Cork branch of the Workers Party also held a commemoration at the graveyard

Efforts to equate the Irishmen and women who fought in World War I and World War II with those who fought for Irish freedom is hugely misguided, Sinn (...)

The Proclaimation is read during a commemorative ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising  at the National Monument on Grand Parade, Cork City on monday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Thousands gathered in Cork city on Monday to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising which saw over 1,000 Irish Volunteers mobilised in the city and county(...)

Ranelagh and Elizabeth Ranelagh with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Chris O’Leary at the interment of the ashes of their father, James O’Beirne at Republican Plot at St Finbarr’s Cemetery in Cork on Saturday

The family of a War of Independence veteran have described the decision by Cork City Council to allow his ashes to be interred at the republican plot (...)

A member of the Irish Defence Force reads the 1916 proclamation, outside the GPO during a military march in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork 25 March 2016 Thousands are expected to attend a commemoration in Cork on Easter Monday to mark the ce(...)

Tomás Mac Curtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

Dáil Éireann should enact emergency legislation to prevent the eviction of families from properties owned by vulture capital funds, the Lord Mayor of(...)

Tomás Mac Curtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

The mobilisation of 1,000 Irish Volunteers in Cork under the command of Tomás Mac Curtain in preparation for the 1916 Easter Rising will be remembered(...)

In 1909 the veteran Fenian Tom Clarke, later to be executed for his part in the 1916 Rising, praised in one of his letters “a splendid set of young fe(...)

President Michael D Higgins said it was an honour to  become a Freeman of a city of writers, poets, sports stars, patriots and composers. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins today recalled Cork’s great contributions to Irish politics, sport and culture over the past 100 years as he spoke (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »