A man who stored his own excrement in an apartment for several months, causing €15,000 worth of damage, has been jailed for a year.


VIDEO: The Big Christmas Rescue, an RNLI festive story

Kieran Coniry, volunteer crew member, reading the childrens book, The Big Christmas Rescue, an RNLI festive story, during a visit by pupils from three primary schools to Crosshaven lifeboat station. Also present was Rookie the reindeer. All profits from book sales will be used to fund the charity’s lifesaving services delivered by volunteer lifeboat crews and lifeguards.


Ask Audrey has been sorting out Cork people for years

Fashion & Beauty

Your guide to this year's beauty advent calendars Claire Spreadbury

Food & Drink

Restaurant review: Luna

Diet & Fitness

5 Pilates moves that are tailored to your shape Nadine McCann

Home & Interiors

VIDEO: Easy ways to decorate and set a Christmas table


Latvian capital Riga is a wonder in winter

Arts, Books, Films & TV

A gift for book-lovers: Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith have created a beautiful arts anthology, Winter PagesMarjorie Brennan


INFOGRAPHIC: Top tips for looking after birds this winter