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Corkwoman Mary Elmes, who saved Jewish children in occupied France from Nazi concentration camps

A Cork woman who became known as the Irish Oskar Schindler for her efforts to save Jewish children in occupied France from the concentration camps has(...)

Emma Mhic Mhathúna’s funeral cortege passing by Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government must ensure that all cervical smear testing is carried out in Ireland with full accountability, a rally to highlight the issue and reme(...)

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

The proposed expansion of Cork city as recommended by the Mackinnon report on local government reform in Cork is not a land grab, members of Cork City(...)

Tony Gannon established Abbey Capital  in 2000: the firm recorded pretax profits of €52.4 million for the year, up 175 per cent on the €19 million reported a year earlier

Abbey Capital, a Dublin-based hedge fund investment management firm that has over $300 million (€265 million) in assets under management, saw profits (...)

Lord Mayor of Cork city, Cllr Chris O’Leary has confirmed that the council plans to write to the Taoiseach to confirm that the council is planning a legal challenge to a proposed merger. Photograph: PA

Cork City Council is to write to Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Tuesday to inform him it is proceeding with a legal challenge against the plan by Minister fo(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork City Council has decided to obtain legal advice on whether it can take an injunction to prevent Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly procee(...)

Dublin and Tipperary’s under-21 footballers stand together before their All-Ireland semi-final clash as they observe a minute’s silence for the late Dave Billings. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Commemorating him with a minute’s silence felt like a slightly paradoxical way to mark the passing of the sometimes voluble Dave Billings. On another (...)

The big winners on the northside of Cork City are Sinn Féin who will gain a seat in Cork North East through newcomer Stephen Cunningham, who is vying with Workers’ Party veteran Cllr Ted Tynan to top the poll on about 20 per cent in the four-seater. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A recount and recheck in two Cork city wards have delayed the final result and the ultimate composition of the new 31 seat council, which looks set to(...)

Full list of candidates Although Cork City Council was the only local authority area not to change in the constituency revision, this month’s loc(...)