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After a night of torrential rain   the river Roury broke its banks   and also caused flooding in Rosscarbery  earlier this week. Photograph: Andy Gibson

West Cork has been hit again for a second time this week with flooding and damaged roads after a night of torrential rain. Motorists are being asked t(...)

Former Fine Gael TD Patrick PJ Sheehan.

Former Fine Gael TD Patrick “PJ” Sheehan, who was involved in politics for more than 50 years, has died at the age of 87, a week after the death of hi(...)

The remains of Cameron Blair are removed from St Mary’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The family of 20-year-old Cork Institute of Technology student Cameron Blair, who was fatally stabbed earlier this month, remembered him at his funera(...)

Michael Collins has a high profile from organising buses to take patients to Belfast for cataract operations. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Cork South-West (three seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Cork South-West is one of those constituencies where geography plays almost as important a (...)

The Government will be ‘riding shotgun’ on the National Broadband Plan to ensure that costs are controlled, the Minister for Communications Richard Bruton has told an Oireachtas committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The Government will be “riding shotgun” on the National Broadband Plan to ensure that costs are controlled, the Minister for Communications Richard Br(...)

The Seanad has heard that  some calves were sold for less than 50 cent at a mart in Bandon on Monday. Photograph: iStock

The beef crisis has reached such an extreme that dairy calves have been selling for less than 50 cent each, the Seanad has been told. Fine Gael Senat(...)

The amount of time people  spend on their smartphones in pubs and restaurants is damaging Ireland’s hospitality culture, according to a Fine Gael Senator. File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The amount of time people are spending on their smartphones in pubs and restaurants is damaging Ireland’s hospitality culture, according to a Fine Gae(...)

Sinn Féin TD John Brady said: “Despite all the rhetoric, it speaks volumes that the government, as the largest employer in the State, has such a low level of charging points.” Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty Images

Government departments have installed just six electric car chargers to be shared by their 35,000 staff, new figures show. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Tá(...)

A protester who wants chief executive Mark Zuckerberg to “Fix Facebook”. Photograph: François Lenoir/File photo/Reuters

Expose a female nipple on Facebook in an image portraying a perfectly natural breastfeeding mother, and the content gets removed. Yet Facebook mode(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney in Brussels on Monday following a meeting with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

The Government is to consider including a two-third majority lock in any legislation to replace the Eighth Amendment. Tánaiste Simon Coveney is to as(...)

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