Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork. Survivours of the mother and baby home say it should be preserved.

Mother and Baby Homes, such as Bessborough in Cork, should be preserved as memorials to what happened to women in Ireland in the same way that former (...)

Eamonn Fleming: ‘Solicitors in country towns are a resilient bunch.’ Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

West Cork-based solicitor Eamonn Fleming has been here before. Back in 2003 it was argued that the the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) would(...)

 Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork: The Cork Survivors and Supporters Alliance says a plan by MWB Two Ltd to build 179 apartments will intrude on an area of children’s graves. Photograph:  Provision

Two apartment blocks planned by a private developer will be situated directly over a children’s burial ground in the former Bessborough Mother and Bab(...)

The Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork, former children’s home operated by the Sacred Heart nuns. Photograph: Provision

Archaeological experts for the developers of a controversial housing project on the grounds of a former Mother and Baby Home in Cork have told a plann(...)

The former Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork. File photograph: Provision

An Bord Pleanála must address “the reasonable concerns” that people have regarding a housing development on the grounds of the former Bessborough Moth(...)

A detail from the 1950 Ordnance Survey field trace map showing a children’s burial ground at Bessborough.

Allowing a proposed apartment complex to proceed on the grounds of the former mother and baby home in Bessborough in Cork city would amount to a conti(...)

A detail from the 1950 Ordnance Survey field trace map that was at the centre of testimony at the Bord Pleanála oral hearing

The developers of a housing project on the grounds of the former Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork have rejected claims by a survivors’ group t(...)

French Pit Bull, Rocco, was stolen while out for a walk with his owner. Photograph: Facebook

A 28-year-old has been remanded in custody after being charged in connection with an incident where a man was attacked with a hammer and had his dog s(...)

Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley, Mayor of the County of Cork  in Youghal. Photograph: John Hennessy/Provision

The inclusion of Youghal in east Cork by Minister for Rural and Community Development Heather Humphreys in a list of towns for regeneration funding ha(...)

Denis McCarthy was walking his dog Rocco on Ballincollie Road in Ballyvolane when he was robbed. Photograph: Facebook

A 27-year-old man is due in court on Tuesday morning in connection with a hammer attack and dog theft in Cork city. Denis McCarthy was walking his do(...)

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