Cork County Council is being urged to buy a rare artifact which once belonged to General Michael Collins and add it to a collection dedicated to his life which is housed in a museum the council runs.
Fire crews from two stations were last night battling to bring a large mountain fire under control in East Clare.
A 14-year-old boy who suffered a shoulder injury at birth has settled his High Court action for €400,000.
A long-awaited Michael Collins Museum in his native West Cork is expected to open to the public next month.
Some are household names, others have been overlooked but a move is on to honour, as a group, all those from the West Cork region who fought in Dublin during the Easter Rising.
I write to thank you on behalf of my three friends (history buffs) and myself from the United States who have been on holidays this past week in this wonderful part of Ireland called Cork City and county.
Two Blarney men, accused of throwing a lighting petrol bomb into an apartment and other charges, were put on trial yesterday.
A €1.3m museum, dedicated to Michael Collins and two other West Cork patriots, is to open in Clonakilty at the end of June.
SOONER or later, every housing estate undergoes renewal - a changing of the guard, and that was the case when this Douglas house, Elyan, or No 15 Ballincurrig Park, last came to market, at peak-value time, in 2006.
In recent weeks, 60 tunnels and 800 homes have been destroyed in Gaza. A 500-metre deep security zone is being created along the border, and no structures whatsoever will be allowed in this zone.
Almost a thousand motorists have been caught speeding on the roads in the last 24 hours.
Three of John F Kennedy’s great-grandparents came from West Cork — now Clonakilty locals are gearing up to investigate a possible blood-link with Michael Collins.
Troops have funded and erected a memorial to Irish revolutionary leader Michael Collins at the barracks he set off from on the day he was ambushed.
FOR SALE signs have been falling like felled timber on the Douglas Road in the last year, as the southern city’s older suburbs show all the signs of market recovery and stabilisation.
FOR SALE signs have been falling like felled timber on the Douglas Road in the last year, as the southern city’s older suburbs show all the signs of market recovery and stabilisation. Replacing the signs are those proclaiming ‘Sale Agreed’, and then ‘Sold’.
A Michael Collins Autumn School — along the lines of the internationally renowned Yeats Summer School — will be held for the first time this year.
THE state is exploring the possibility of developing an interpretive centre at the birthplace of Michael Collins.
BUILT to last — the genuine, solid build quality of Shanakiel’s Woodfield (called after the birthplace of Michael Collins) shines through, inside and out.
ON a recent trip to the battlefields and cemeteries of World War I in Belgium and France, we brought a group who wished to visit relatives’ graves and memorials.
I AM writing to you in connection with the grave of Sgt Maj Coughlan, VC, 75th Regiment, Gordon Highlanders and Connaught Rangers, in Westport, Co Mayo.
Tommy Barker appreciates how this new house on a mature site made it to a top publication.
A man has been injured in a paramilitary-style attack in Belfast.
A Co Wicklow man has been sentenced to 15 years at the Central Criminal Court for the rape and attempted murder of a woman last February.
A Wicklow man has pleaded guilty to the kidnap, rape, robbery and attempted murder of a woman at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.
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