Delays on incinerator decision is causing worry and stress for Cork Harbour residents

HARBOUR residents have reported ‘overwhelming worry and stress’ on the back of the postponement of a decision on the planned waste incinerator in Ringaskiddy. An Bord Pleanála this week opted to push out their decision on the controversial amenity for...

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Nursing home beds are so scarce that people are checking death columns to try to find a bed

BEDS are so scarce in Cork nursing homes that families are keeping an eye on the newspaper death columns in the hopes of identifying spaces for loved ones. That’s according to elderly rights advocate Paddy O’Brien who says that the...

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1,500 maintenance requests yet to be done on city roads

THERE were more than 1,500 outstanding road maintenance requests in Cork city at the end of 2016. This accounts for...

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Boat builders want to make Cork city a maritime mecca by 2020

A major new riverside development complete with boat building stations, retail outlets and ‘turn up and try’ rowing and sailing...

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And the Cork Person of the Year Award goes to … the O’Donovan Brothers

SKIBBEREEN’S most famous brothers can add yet another trophy to their mantlepiece, having yesterday scooped the prestigious title of Cork...

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Inspirational Cork teen shares mother’s suicide note to spark conversation about mental health and depression

Oisín Kenny, who recently received his mother’s suicide note, fifteen years after her death, speaks to Kelly O’Brien about the...

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Cork bus drivers say: ‘Cut our pay and we strike’

Bus Eireann drivers in Cork are afraid for their livelihoods after a raft of cuts were announced by the company...

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Cork Port traffic decreases due to zinc mine closure

TRAFFIC through the Port of Cork decreased slightly last year due to the closure of a mine in Tipperary and...

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€5m Square Deal for student flats

CORK city looks set to welcome yet another large-scale student development, following the successful €5m sale of a vacant building...

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Outgoing UCC President calls for major changes in the Irish health system

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy has called for major changes in the Irish health system in an effort to retain...

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Planners meet with potential buyers of port buildings

LORD Mayor of Cork Des Cahill said Council planners have met with potential buyers for the historic Port of Cork...

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New flood defences ‘will harm Cork city’

A GROUP of concerned Cork people say the planned Lower Lee flood defences are unproven and will damage the city....

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Irish Distillers invest €12m in new stills

A MULTI-MILLION EURO investment in distilling tanks will see Irish Distillers grow their production by almost one-third this year. The...

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Woman dies in Cork car crash

A woman has died in a road accident in Co Cork this afternoon. The single-vehicle accident happened at around 4.30pm...

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Facebook begins recruitment for new Cork virtual reality centre

SOCIAL media giant Facebook has begun recruiting for its Cork office. New roles have been advertised with Oculus, the Facebook-owned...

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Nathan Carter thrilled to hear fan is beating cancer

A YOUNG girl who captured the heart of country and western sensation Nathan Carter is believed to be making an...

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Young father remembered in tributes

TRIBUTES have been pouring in for a young father-of-two from Passage West who was laid to rest today following his...

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Gardaí print posters seeking witnesses to Blackpool murder

DON’T be afraid to come forward if you were a witness to the murder of Aidan O’Driscoll in Cork city....

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Fall in park and ride usage sparks fears for viability of service

USAGE at Cork’s park and ride has fallen yet again, raising fears about the viability of the service. Just 125,619...

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Abandoned puppies were left to die

EIGHT tiny puppies, “riddled” with worms and covered in their own vomit and excrement, were taped into a cardboard box...

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