The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore Valley Park park would be the largest park in the city. Photograph: Cork County Council

A 70 hectare (173 acre) park has opened on the site of a former landfill facility in Cork city. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mick Finn, said Tramore(...)

Leitrim Surf Company: one of the nicest ways to explore Leitrim’s tiny but lovely coastline is on stand-up paddle tour

LEINSTER Cycle Wexford’s Euro Velo and the Norman trail Wexford has just launched its 120km section of the EuroVelo 1 route from Rosslare harbour to (...)

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis  could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary,  the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness heard.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis in the city could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary, a senior council (...)

The English Market: A survey of customers suggested the venue was overcrowded and trading had become sidelined to accommodate tour groups. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

Tour operators bringing groups of tourists to the English Market in Cork will have to start booking visiting times under new rules drawn up by market (...)

Mike O’Shea and  Anthony O’Shea working to reinstate  the Landmark Cross on Carrauntoohil, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

When you’re driving between Killarney and Killorglin, glance up and you’ll see Ireland’s highest mountains glinting at you from the horizon many miles(...)

Cork City Council director of housing Valerie O’Sullivan said there are currently 5,400 on the council’s housing waiting list but the council was due to start work on some 400 units shortly under the Rebuilding Ireland initiative. File photograph: Steve Marcus/Reuters

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney said the Government will introduce major initiatives in the next budget aimed at get(...)

Humpback whale off Cork. Photograph: Pádraig Whooley/IWDG

There is a vast array of everyday wonders around this island’s 7,800km rim. With the help of a group of coastal cognoscenti, here are 55 alternatives(...)

Patrick’s Bridge over the river Lee in Cork city. “These patterns of disadvantage have persisted for many years,” the report notes. Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

Cork city suffers from levels of deprivation higher than the national average, with much of the city’s north side suffering most, according to(...)

Cork City Council yesterday took formal possession of the former Permanent TSB Bank on Lapp’s Quay following a decision by the council last March to acquire the premises.

Cork City Council has invited expressions of interest to find the most appropriate use for a former bank in the city centre which it plans to convert (...)

Brian Coakley, Anja Ní Chúin, John O’Sullivan, Seán Ó Cúin, Altan Holland, Ella Ní Chúin, Davorka Naletilic and Gary Quinn at the standing stones between the Black Valley and Bridia Valley. Photograph:  Valerie O’Sullivan

The beauty of Killarney National Park is staggering. It’s no wonder people flock there from all over the world and, although it’s one of the first (...)

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