Six units of Cork City Fire Brigade are battling a  fire at the site of a  former psychiatric hospital in Cork.

Six units of Cork City Fire Brigade are tonight battling a blaze which is threatening to destroy the former StKevins block in Our Lady’s Mental Hospit(...)

Some 27 firefighters from Cork City Fire Brigade spent several hours bringing the blaze under control at the historic house on the grounds of Clayton Silver Springs Hotel in Tivoli.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí believe a fire which badly damaged an elegant Georgian house on the outskirts of Cork city just days before Christmas was not started malicious(...)

Alarm was raised at about 4.30am on Friday morning when fire was spotted at Fortwilliam House on  grounds of the Clayton Silver Springs Hotel. Photograph: Getty Images

Fire fighters in Cork have spent several hours fighting a blaze which has substantially damaged an elegant Georgian house that was being used as a con(...)

Crowds queueing to pay their respects at the removal of Caitríona Lucas at Liscannor, Co Clare, on Wednesday. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Members of rescue organisations from across the country were among the thousands to turn out in Co Clare on Wednesday night to mourn the death of Dool(...)

Vernon Mount was built in 1784 for a prominent Cork merchant and is understood to have been designed by architect Abraham Hargrave

Cork County Council has defended its decision not to seek a compulsory purchase order (CPO) on historic Vernon Mount House in Cork which was badly dam(...)

Gardaí from Mayfield have begun studying CCTV footage which shows two youths climbing over the school fence around 9.25pm while they have also carried door to door inquiries in the area. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí have begun an investigation into an arson attack on a school play facility Monday night which caused serious disruption to up to 60 students wi(...)

A young woman jumped in to the River Lee in Cork city rescue a boy who fell 20 ft down an embankment and in to the water this afternoon.

The mother of a three-year-old boy who fell into the River Lee in Cork only to be saved by a passerby has paid tribute to the “guardian angel” who ju(...)

Diarmuid Twomey, who went missing before Christmas. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The funeral will take place on Tuesday of a 31-year-old father of two whose body was found in a slurry pit on a farm in Co Cork just over a month afte(...)

Gardaí have cordoned off a farm in Co Cork following the discovery of human remains in a slurry pit near where a father of two disappeared just before Christmas.

A postmortem to take place on Friday is expected to confirm that a body found in a slurry pit at a Co Cork farm is that of a man who disappeared just(...)

Reception area at Cork University Hospital. A number of patients had to be evacuated shortly after 8.30am when part of the ceiling in an outpatients department caved in. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An inspection is being carried out at Cork University Hospital (CUH) after part of a ceiling collapsed in an outpatients department on Thursday mornin(...)

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