Val O’Connor was  central to bringing Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli to Cork in 2005 when the city was European Capital of Culture.

Tributes have been paid to Val O’Connor, a prominent figure both in the funeral business in Ireland and in Cork’s commercial life, who died aged of 90(...)

Donal Conway: by April 15th he was sitting across a table from his long-time friend at an airport hotel, attempting to negotiate the first stage of Delaney’s exit from the organisation. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

If there is one thing everyone seems agreed upon ahead of this weekend’s FAI AGM in Trim it is that the current crisis at the association has been th(...)

Gardaí estimated up to 1,000 people took part in the protest. Photograph: Barry Roche

An Post mail centre workers in Dublin, Portlaoise and Athlone are being urged to show solidarity with over 200 colleagues in Cork facing redundancy as(...)

An FAI council member said on Saturday that John Delaney had told him he was about to resign from his current position as the association’s executive vice president.  File image: Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The board of the FAI is expected to hold further discussions on the terms of a severance package for the organisation’s former chief executive, John D(...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien became the first honorary life president of the Football Association of Ireland at its annual general meeting in the Rochestown Park Hotel in Cork on Saturday. He was presented with the award by outgoing FAI president Tony Fitzgerald and FAI chief executive John Delaney. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

The best premium seats inside the Aviva Stadium will be available to purchase on a 10-year basis for just €5,000, the Football Association of Ireland (...)

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(...)

Prince Charles and Camilla meet fishmonger Pat O’Connell at the English Market in Cork, with Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The friendship and understanding which have developed between Ireland and the United Kingdom over recent years will endure as the relationship between(...)

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall meet fishmonger Pat O’Connell as they visit the English Market. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

We’re getting used to royal visits now. Nevertheless when Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall turn up at Cork’s English Market at 10.30 th(...)

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall  meet Tánaiste  Simon Coveney and Lord Mayor of Cork Tony Fitzgerald during a visit to the English Market in Cor. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have begun a two-day tour of the Republic of Ireland with a visit to Cork. Charles and Camilla started by(...)

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