A court ruling, granting an international footballer and his fiancee legal recognition of their looming humanist wedding, is to be appealed.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
A British soldier who killed a "totally innocent" teenager when he fired close to a crowd of youths in Derry was unjustified in discharging the fatal round, a coroner has ruled.
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
The Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork condemned a city centre attack on a Muslim leader who has helped foster inter-faith links.
Fri, 01 Jul, 2016
Cork County Council has defended its handling of the flooding crisis.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Tue, 05 Jan, 2016
There will be an extra motivation for the members of Ireland’s senior men’s team as they line out for their clubs in the Irish Senior Cup’s opening round this weekend.
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
Church of Ireland Bishop Paul Colton was so moved by the experience of a survivor of the Westbank orphanage that he has called for all Protestant homes to be included in the Mother and Baby Home investigation.
Tue, 13 Oct, 2015
Perched high above the harbour and as picturesque, quaint and historic as the town itself, Kinsale’s Southwell Alms Houses are being put out to tender today with a view to preserving their antiquity and architectural integrity while giving them a new lease of life.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2015
Kinsale’s Alms Houses (or Gift Houses,) aren’t standard ‘House of the Week’ material - in effect, they are houses of the century.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Instead of the Red Chair, two armchairs upholstered in a suitably-episcopal purple hosted the action when entertainer, broadcaster and writer Graham Norton did his star turn with a real life bishop, at West Cork's Bantry Literary Festival Friday night.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
The first bishop to openly back same-sex civil marriage has described as “reprehensible” the comments of a pastor who said homosexuality is a sexual sin, like rape and adultery.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015
A study using mice has uncovered a possible new cause of Alzheimer’s disease, and suggests a drug being investigated in human clinical trials to treat cancer could prevent the illness.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
The same-sex marriage debate should revolve around real names and faces instead of labels and categories, a Church of Ireland bishop and advocate of gay marriage has said.
Wed, 18 Mar, 2015
A Church of Ireland bishop has supported the introduction of civil marriage for same-sex couples for the first time.
Sun, 18 May, 2014
Dunlop champion Declan Boyle is an absentee from Sunday’s third round encounter the Seven Oaks Hotel Carlow Rally.
Fri, 09 May, 2014
Cork Church of Ireland completed a domestic treble as Richard Lynch’s extra-time strike sealed a 3-2 Munster Senior Cup final victory over UCC at Garryduff yesterday.
Tue, 22 Apr, 2014
Former Garda sergeant Leo Colton has rejected the Smithwick findings that he was trusted by the Provisional IRA and helped them to get false passports.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
A former Garda has rejected the findings of a tribunal that he was trusted by Provos and helped members get their hands on false passports
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
Retired garda sergeant Leo Colton was trusted by Provos and helped members get false passports, the Smithwick Tribunal found.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
Disgraced former garda sergeant Finbarr Hickey spent a year behind bars when convicted of signing counterfeit passports that helped IRA figures go on the run.
Wed, 04 Dec, 2013
A bishop has invited the gay and lesbian community to get involved in a process that will shape his church’s stance on sexuality.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2013
A major restoration project on the country’s largest pipe organ — described as the “heartbeat” of the rich choral tradition of a landmark Cork cathedral — has been completed.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2013
One of Cork’s best known schools is to undergo a €6.5m redevelopment.
Fri, 04 May, 2012
Ardscoil Rís’ Conor Glynn is tackled by Midleton College’s Andrew Colton.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2012
A youthful thief who rocketed to international notoriety as the “Barefoot Bandit” while he evaded police during a two-year crime spree has been sentenced to more than seven years in state prison after pleading guilty to dozens of charges.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
Axed X Factor star Craig Colton today blamed his exit on a poor song choice.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2011
Craig Colton left the X Factor after going head to head with Amelia Lily in the sing-off.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2011
THREE former gardaí suspected of possible collusion with the IRA have firmly rejected claims that they passed on information which led to the murder of two senior RUC officers in March 1989.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2011
TEENAGER Conor Murphy was the hero for Bray as his dramatic last-minute goal got them back on the winning track after a tense clash at the Carlisle Grounds last night.
Sat, 14 May, 2011
THE emergency services who saved six of the 12 passengers of last Thursday’s fateful Manx2 flight, were given a spontaneous round of applause as they attended a Mass in memory of the victims yesterday.
Mon, 14 Feb, 2011
THE man controversially voted onto a VEC board in place of a Church of Ireland representative has decided not to take up the job.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2010
CHURCH of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton has called for a review of the legislation governing the setting up of VECs after a controversial vote saw a Church of Ireland nominee dumped off the Cork VEC committee.
Wed, 29 Sep, 2010
A US teenager who allegedly stole cars, boats and planes to dodge US law enforcement for two years was finally captured today in the Bahamas, bringing an end to exploits that made the “Barefoot Bandit” a folk hero.
Sun, 11 Jul, 2010
YOU know the chat is going to be lively when the Bishop of Cork responds to an apology for being early with a mischievous retort.
Mon, 05 Jul, 2010
THE time has come to look at the place of religion in Irish society and the Constitution, according to the Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2010
THE role of religion in schools has only become a subject of public debate because it is now an issue for Catholic schools, a Church of Ireland bishop has claimed.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
THE recent pronouncements by Archbishop Neill and Bishop Colton regarding the level of State subvention to Protestant schools give a rare example of the Church of Ireland sticking its head above the level of the defensive parapet, which has been rigidly in place since 1922.
Mon, 09 Nov, 2009
A Church of Ireland Bishop has told his followers on Twitter that he received sectarian letters over the controversy surrounding the withdrawal of funding for Protestant schools.
Fri, 06 Nov, 2009
A LEADING Protestant Bishop has accused the Education Minister of making Ireland a hostile place for the children of the Protestant minority.
Sat, 24 Oct, 2009
A Church of Ireland bishop claimed today that private school funding cuts were making the Irish Republic a hostile place for Protestant children.
Fri, 23 Oct, 2009