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Billa O’Connell being given the Freedom of the City of Cork in 2013. The entertainer has died at the age of 91. Photograph via Olivia Kelleher

Veteran Cork entertainer Billa O’Connell was on Saturday remembered as a man who brought joy to thousands throughout his long career treading the boar(...)

Bessborough in Cork city – site of proposed development and subject of oral planning hearing which has now concluded. Photograph: Provision

The Mother and Baby Home in Bessborough, where more than 900 babies and women died, has cast a shadow over Cork, and the people of the city do not wan(...)

A protest in Carrigaline in 2016 against Indaver’s  application for an incinerator in  Ringaskiddy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Green Party in Cork has said the High Court ruling in favour of a local environmental group over planning permission for a €160 million incinerato(...)

Clearance work on the Cork greenway. Photograph: Barry Roche

Concerns have been expressed by politicians and environmentalists about clearance work which has seen dozens of trees felled and vegetation removed as(...)

Oliver Moran and Mark Cronin

The Green Party in Cork has asked officials of Cork City Council to meet with residents seeking an “eco-graveyard” in the city after the council passe(...)

Protesters demonstrate over the death of George Floyd on Thursday, June 4th, in New York. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images

Cork City Council has opened a digital book of condolence for the people of Leeside to express their sympathies to the family of George Floyd who died(...)

Then minister of the environment John Gormley with former  taoiseach Bertie Ahern in 2007. File photograph: David Sleator

The takeaway quote from the Green Party’s first experience of coalition government was that uttered by the late Séamus Brennan during negotiations in (...)

Paving stones removed at St Peter and Paul Place. Photograph: Cork City Council

Cork City Council has begun an investigation into an incident where someone removed paving stones from pavements in the city centre and left flowers a(...)

City Council engineers pictured on Washington Street in Cork city which closed off amid concerns about the structure of a building, following a partial collapse overnight. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Cork City Council has been urged to carry out an immediate audit of all buildings in the city centre following the partial collapse of a four storey b(...)

 Shane Ross, above,  and Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran went for re-election and both  lost their seats. Independent Minister for Children Katherine Zappone lost hers too. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The numbers are being crunched. Decisions have to be made. And one of the major questions for the political parties will be: is serving in a coalition(...)

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