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 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: The Government is  facing a motion of no confidence in Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy in the Dáil on Tuesday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar faces growing fallout from Fine Gael’s defeat in four byelections amid pressure from within the party to remove Verona Murphy f(...)

Newly-elected Fianna Fáil TD Padraig O’Sullivan and party leader Micheál Martin celebrate the party’s byelection win in Cork North Central on Saturday. Photograph: Provision

Fianna Fáil is celebrating in Cork North-Central tonight after its candidate, Cllr Pádraig O’Sullivan was elected on the 10th count to retain the seat(...)

Dáil byelections: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and nobody really knows what will happen. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

There are only a few certainties about the Dáil byelections being held tomorrow: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and, for all chatter in th(...)

Dara Murphy is stepping down as a TD with Fine Gael to take up a job in the cabinet of EU commissioner Mariya Gabriel. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was a devastating Wednesday in the Dáil as TDs came to terms with the shock news that they would no longer hear the familiar voice of Dara Murphy e(...)

Fifteen people had to be evacuated from a nearby public health building attached to the industrial estate. Photograph: Cork Fire Brigade

Calls have been made for the redevelopment of a derelict industrial building on the northside of the city after the third fire on the site in recent m(...)

The child returned home with a small quantity of a substance contained in two small plastic wraps. File photograph: iStock

Gardaí in Cork are investigating after a five-year-old child out playing found a small amount of what is suspected to be heroin on a street on the nor(...)

The man threatened the homeowner, hitting him a number of times around the head and face and stabbing him in the leg

Gardaí have arrested a 32-year-old man for questioning about an aggravated burglary in Cork on Tuesday night, when a man in his 60s was attacked in hi(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, drink a glass of wine during a visit to the English Market in Cork, in June this year. Photograph: Reuters

Cork City Council has defended spending €203,761 on the visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla this year after the outlay was criticised, with t(...)

Sinn Féin has suffered another blow in Co Cork with the resignation of another county councillor, Ger Keohane,  elected for the party just last year. Image: Facebook.

Sinn Féin has suffered another blow in Co Cork with the resignation of another county councillor elected for the party just last year. Cllr Ger Keohan(...)

Anti-water charges protesters take part in a demonstration organised by the Cork Says No group through the centre of Cork city.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Several thousand people braved driving sleet and rain in Cork to march against the proposed water charges due for introduction later this year.Gardaí (...)

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