The burning of Cork in 1920. Photograph: WD Hogan/National Library of Ireland

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed Cork will host a major State event next year to mark the centenary of the War of Independence, including the deat(...)

Henry Delaney with family members accepting Service Medal awarded posthumously to his uncle Irish Volunteer Joe Murphy.

A War of Independence hero who died on hunger strike in Cork has been posthumously awarded a Service Medal. US born member of the Irish Volunteers, J(...)

Attendees at the rally called on the Government to improve pay and conditions for members of the Defence Forces. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Government must address the crisis in the Defence Forces which has now reached the point where its effectiveness is so broken that it can no longe(...)

The Burning of Cork, St Patrick’s Street, Cork, 1920. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

A garden of commemoration to remember the 1,000 or so people killed in the revolutionary period in cork is among the proposals to be considered by Cor(...)

Dan Breen of Cork Public Museum, Tom Dowdall, Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Mick Finn and Deborah Dowdall  with the marble bust of Terence Mac Swiney. The Dowdalls are grandchildren of Cork’s first female lord mayor, Jane Dowdall. Photograph: Michael O’Sullivan

The Lord Mayor of Cork has welcomed the acquisition of two War of Independence-era artefacts including a marble bust of one of his predecessors, Teren(...)

Constance Markievicz and Kathleen Lynn at Earlsfort Terrace probably taken at the treaty debates, circa Dec 1921-Jan 1922. Photograph: Independent News and Media/Getty Images

In May 2018 another tranche of pension records were released, bringing the total number of applications for pensions submitted by women released to da(...)

Mary MacSwiney (1872-1942), republican, was born on March 27th, 1872, in Bermondsey in London, the eldest of seven surviving children of an English mo(...)

Lord Mayor Mick Finn suggested people should try and imagine what life was like for the generation of young Cork people who went to fight in battle.

Commemorating those who fell in the first World War will help Ireland and the world learn lessons on how to avoid such carnage and the futility of ano(...)

World Wars 1, 2 and 3 by Cristina Sampaio: “This cartoon is obviously controversial in its assertion, but it has an impact that can’t be ignored,” says festival director Richard Chapman

“From here, you get a breathtaking view of what will happen in the 20th century. The Holocaust, the Khmer Rouge, Rwanda, former Yugoslavia. But also t(...)

Prince Charles meets school children during a visit to Cork Naval Base. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/PA Wire

Sean O’Callaghan probably never envisaged his ballad extolling all things Cork from harriers to hurlers being used to greet members of the Britis(...)

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