The weaver’s sword found at the site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery in Cork city. Photograph: courtesy of BAM Ireland

A 1,000-year-old Viking weaver’s sword has been discovered by archaeologists at the historic site of the former Beamish and Crawford brewery in Cork c(...)

Cork captain Rena Buckley greets supporters on the South Mall as the All-Ireland camogie champions return to the city. Photograph: Provision

Hundreds of supporters thronged Cork’s South Mall on Monday night to welcome home the camogie team who clinched a record 27th All-Ireland in dramatic (...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

The lord mayor of Cork city, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, has written an open letter to some 100,000 people who currently live in the county council area but would be incorporated into an expanded city region.

A row over the proposed expansion of Cork city into surrounding county areas has escalated, with the mayors of the affected local authorities clashing(...)

Frank Duggan, who played “Cha”, at the funeral of actor Michael Twomey at St Michael’s Church, Blackrock, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Veteran Cork actor Michael Twomey, who died on Wednesday aged 84, was a versatile actor and writer whose work in the Cha and Miah TV comedy sketches w(...)

A Confederate flag held by a Cork supporter after the hurling All-Ireland quarter-final in 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Cork GAA officers have condemned the practice by a small number of Cork supporters of flying the Confederate flag at Cork GAA matches. The officers h(...)

The expansion options available to Cork city.

The proposed expansion of Cork city is essential if it is to develop as a metropolitan centre capable of counter balancing Dublin and Belfast, accordi(...)

Former Ireland goalkeeper Emma Byrne makes a save. Photograph: Inpho

Republic of Ireland women’s team captain and goalkeeper Emma Byrne has announced her retirement from international football after 21 years of service.(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney speaks at the AGM in Kilkenny. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Questions to the top table were once again off the agenda at Saturday’s Football Association of Ireland annual general meeting in Kilkenny but accordi(...)

Cork’s newly elected mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald is opening the public consultation  as part of his stated aim to help make Cork a more participative and connected city.

Cork City Council will this week seek the views of locals on a planned €1 billion redevelopment of more than 200 hectares of land adjacent to the Rive(...)