Ryan Report that shocked nation offers much but gaps in the detail still remain

On 20 May 2009, Ireland made international headlines when the Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (CICA) was published.

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Special Report: Irish MEPs claim €600k each

In this special report Elaine Loughlin reveals the extent of expenses payments accrued by Irish MEPs over the most recent five-year European Parliament term.

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Luas-style light rail proposed under ambitious €3.5bn transport plan

The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater ...

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Will Trump’s use of executive privilege help him avoid congressional oversight? It didn’t help Richard Nixon

Like Donald Trump, Richard Nixon tried to stonewall congressional investigations into crimes allegedly committed in the White House.

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Climate change: seeing the planet break down is depressing – here's how to turn your pain into action

There are thousands of articles explaining why we need to act. This one is different.

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Chernobyl has become a refuge for wildlife 33 years after the nuclear accident

Reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered an explosion during a technical test on April 26, 1986. As a result of the accident, in the then ...

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Immersive read: Why we all need to care about saving Ireland’s starving bees

We need to take action to save Ireland’s starving bees

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West Cork’s new faces and seasoned campaigners vie for victory

The division of West Cork into two electoral areas, Skibbereen and Bantry, would strongly appear to favour the two main political parties, Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. ...

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The call of the good life should motivate both mayor and newcomer in Cork

Engagement in voting, and civic leadership are vital to ensuring that Cork in future offers its citizens the sustainability on which the city is currently failing ...

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Mad about Cork: Community groups are fuelling a renewed sense of pride

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Cork On The Rise: Radical steps to protect city are needed

In 1991, the Temple Bar Architectural Framework Plan was welcomed as a visionary approach to creating a new “cultural quarter” for Dublin in one of the ...

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Cork On The Rise: A tale of two cities

There are numerous similarities between Aarhus and Cork.

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Cork on the Rise: Long-running Event Centre saga is worthy of a grand stage

Despite the fact work has not yet started on the events venue, the key players insist the project will eventually reach fruition, writes Eoin English

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Pointing the way for Irish entrepreneurs

For would-be business owners in Cork and beyond, even a cursory look at the finalists in EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year Ireland Awards over the years would ...

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Cork on the Rise: Seeds of a new Cork have been planted but we need the tools to deliver change

Expanding public transport will be one of the key strategic goals for our city during the next five years, writes Conor Healy

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Child pornography sentencing: How do we treat those who view child abuse?

Wrong language, weak sentences, poor resources: victims and those who support them are frustrated with the criminal justice system’s response to child sexual ...

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Absence of Brian Crowley sparks scramble for votes in huge Ireland South region

In the first of a three-part series on the EU elections, Irish Examiner Political Editor Daniel McConnell profiles Ireland South

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Cork on the Rise: We need leadership and courage to become a powerhouse

Cork can reach its potential to compete with Dublin and other European cities but we must tackle the planning strategy that is failing this generation. There is ...

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Cork on the Rise: Flood-defence scheme process as long and winding as the River Lee

Save Cork City offers an alternative plan to protect Cork’s heritage, writes Eoin English

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How LGBTQ people are resisting Bolsonaro's Brazil through art

Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil in October 2018 and took office in January 2019, writes Catherine McNamara.

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Cork on the Rise: People-friendly cities can be driver of change

The prioritisation of the car and poor land use have polluted and ghettoised our cities, but a sustainable approach can change all that, says Abhas K Jha

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Cork on the Rise: Plans are afoot to be ready for the future

Transport plans take into consideration the population growth expected to take place by 2040, says Gerard O’Beirne

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Quirke murder trial: Agony aunts, underwear, hotels, and an affair in which ‘lines were crossed’

Mary Lowry was a central figure in the murder trial of Patrick Quirke, but in the course of proceedings her evidence seemed to take a strange turn, writes Eoin Reynolds. ...

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Cork on the Rise: Pana ban a bump in the road in Cork's journey toward modernity

The Pana ban debate showed Cork can expect to hit further potholes as it bids to modernise the city centre, writes Eoin English

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'A magical city whose people are its greatest asset' - Listen to the people's verdict on Cork on the Rise

The most successful development plans are always people led.

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Cork on the Rise: We want a city of neighbourhoods, where residents feel part of vibrant communities

The CEO of Cork City Council, Ann Doherty, sets out the city’s vision for growth, and points out that next month’s historic boundary extension will finally ...

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Cork on the Rise: Cork on track to be the fastest growing city in Ireland for the next 20 years

Cork is buzzing and exciting developments can be seen throughout the city and county. We are seeing the start of the most significant growth period for Cork since ...

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Exhibiting the lost art of writing a letter

Students in Cork are staging an exhibition exploring the modern-day relationship between writing and the letter, featuring some well-known faces, writes Eoin English ...

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Local elections - Cork City North-East: SF looking to make most of change; Labour hopeful of recovery

The expansion of Cork City’s boundary has resulted in a shake-up of electoral wards. In the first of a five-part series,

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Cork on the Rise: There’s a place for the past in our future

As Cork continues to grow, it faces many of the same issues others do. It has many natural advantages, but without community involvement and a focus on sustainability, ...

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Cork on the Rise: Cork, quo vadis? The evolution of a new city

Cork’s prosperity is and will be built on its ability to generate and to attract capital and talent, writes Pat Ledwidge

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response: The Whisper Network

In the last decade, thanks to YouTube, Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) has grown from a hard-to-describe psychological oddity into a mass cultural phenomenon, ...

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'For Ireland to succeed, we need Cork to succeed' - the sights and sounds of #CorkOnTheRise

Cork - a city full of history, culture and identity, and a city with so much more potential.

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Cork has a second wind in its development sails 12 years on

Cork has a second wind in its development sails, so it is perhaps salutary to look back to the last development surge, and the hopes and concerns just before the ...

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Cork On The Rise: Northside of city deserves more

The northside of Cork city remains an integral part of the city that needs to see its fair share of development and progress, political and business leaders have ...

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Cork On The Rise: City can drive its own destiny with funding and political leadership

Cork is at a pivotal moment in its history and needs funding to be ring-fenced in order to bring certainty to long-mooted infrastructural projects.

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Cork on the Rise: We need to bridge the gap between our commercial and housing needs

‘Tails are up and the cranes are up’, but putting roofs over people’s heads is far from top of the agenda, writes Property Editor Tommy Barker

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Cork on the Rise: A revival backed by a unified vision will ensure region prospers further

A risorgimento on Leeside can come to the aid of the nation, writes Allan Prosser

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Intelligence and breakouts further open up history of Spike Island

British intelligence was very good at identifying Republicans who were interned without trial in Spike Island in 1921.

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Prices up but growth uneven in Munster

Signs of recovery are being felt throughout the Munster housing market — but inflation is inconsistent throughout the region, writes Kevin O'Neill

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Family of man who died in prison distressed over two aspects of case

Does David Blackwell’s death point to a bigger issue around deaths in Irish prisons, asks Special Correspondent Michael Clifford

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Growth in property prices varying widely in Cork county

Property prices are growing in all markets in Cork county but the rates of inflation are varying widely.

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Cork on the Rise: Dublin needs to set Cork free if city is to reach its full economic potential

To address our challenges, Cork needs much more autonomy and freedom to shape its future prospects, argues Dr Frank Crowley.

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Cork on the Rise: Mad about the artistic projects renewing sense of pride Leeside

Mad about reimagining Cork city community groups involved in painting, street art and guerrilla gardening projects are fuelling a renewed sense of pride Leeside, ...

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House prices special report: Cork city prices up by €100k in five years

House prices in parts of Cork City have increased by more than €100,000 in just five years, writes Kevin O'Neill.

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Notre-Dame: From searing emotion to the future rebirth of a World Heritage Site

On the night of April 15, 2019, in Paris, the emotions were raw.

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Cork on the Rise: A city with all the right ingredients for a sustainable future

Cork has strong economic and cultural foundations and an embarrassment of natural and landscape assets. Can they be knitted together to ensure a sustainable good ...

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The life and times of John Delaney

From Saipan to the sports committee, Joe Leogue looks at the former CEO’s career in the FAI

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Disturbing questions arise in case against civilian member of gardaí over sick certs

Many curious features exist in the investigation of Lynn Margiotta for suspected fraud in connection with how she obtained medical certs for days she was absent ...

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Stark warnings about the wisdom of delaying the Local Property Tax review

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe’s decision to defer valuation by a year, to November 2020, has been branded ‘electioneering’ by the opposition, ...

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