American businessman Albert Santiago, 54, was spared jail time for the 2018 incident in which he caused €16,000 ($18k) worth of damage to the Clayton Hotel in Co Cork.
The 79-year-old Irish man passed away in his flat sometime in November last year. His remains were not found until the following May.
The body of Richard 'Ritchie' Scanlan, 82, was discovered in his Co Cork home when his concerned nephew went to check on him.
Police are investigating the murder of a 53-year-old man, with an alcohol addiction, who was beaten to death in a "tented village" in Cork city center.
For the Battle of Kinsale, the Spanish sailed to try to free Ireland from the British. On September 2, 1601, 33 ships sailed from Lisbon to Ireland.
An Irish island is one of five contenders for a Star Wars-style retreat, a piece of paradise called the Principality of Islandia, a socially responsible, eco-friendly, and self-sustaining community owned by its 52+ investors
A Viking weaver's sword dating from the 11th century was among several significant Viking artifacts unearthed in Cork City excavations in 2017.
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What's the best bar in Ireland? For the second year running, newcomer Cask bar in Cork City has claimed the #1 spot.
Hemmed in by high mountain ridges, an azure blue sea and cascading mountain streams Bantry Bay is a place of idyllic beauty
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Irish castle dating from 1450 and restored to its former glory is now for sale
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