Cork News

Jonathan’s tribute to his dad

Jonathan O'Brien and his father Martin.
A CORK TD paid tribute to his late father with an ice bucket challenge, following his death from motor neurone disease two years ago. Sinn Féin Deputy Jonathan O’Brien was one of millions of people around the world to participate...

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Purchase completed of former TSB premises

Cork City Council has completed the €2m purchase of the former permanent TSB premises on the corner of Lapp’s Quay and...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 11:35am Read More

Elizabeth Fort to be turned into top tourist attraction

A major €4 million plan to turn Elizabeth Fort into a top tourist attraction, bringing in more than 100,000 visitors each...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:56am Read More

Cork Airport to discuss new routes with airlines

CORK Airport executives are holding a series of meetings with airlines in the coming weeks to discuss potential new routes...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:55am Read More

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UCC student found safe and well in Krakow

FOUND: Aidan Lynch.
  A UCC student who was the subject of a massive search in Krakow after being reported missing has been...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:18am Read More

30 passengers brought to safety after Cork pleasure boat loses power

Thirty passengers on board a pleasure boat have been brought to safety after the vessel got into difficulty off Kinsale...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 4:07pm Read More

Residents welcome potential move of food waste operation

Northside No to Rubbish, protest against Country Clean facility, at Churchfield Industrial Estate, earlier this week.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
COUNTRY Clean said it is willing to transfer its food waste operation from the Churchfield area following a meeting with...

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Aer Lingus axes Brussels, cuts more Cork flights

AER Lingus is canceling the flight connection between Cork and Brussels this winter and reducing flights to Munich and Malaga....

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 10:18am Read More

Whiddy oil terminal set to be sold as 15-year deal ends

Oil storage tanks on Whiddy Island. Picture: Denis Scannell
THE Whiddy Island oil terminal in Bantry, which holds a third of Ireland’s strategic oil reserves, is to be sold....

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Murphy quads in unison about starting secondary school

The Murphy quadruplets,  Kelly, Katie, Shauna and Amy,  from Belgooly,  who started first year at  Kinsale Community School. 
Picture: Dan Linehan
RIVERSTICK’S Fab Four — the Murphy quads — have started secondary school. Kellie, Katie, Amy and Shauna had their first...

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National News

Woman held after entering school with knife

A woman has been released without charge after entering a school in Co. Mayo carrying a knife.Gardaí said the incident happened at around 9.30am this morning at a secondary school in Ballina.The woman is alleged to have threatened a member...

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Coveney: We cannot have Irish soldiers dragged into civil war in Syria

Irish peacekeeping troops based in the Golan Heights, have been deployed to an area on the Syrian-Israeli border, where 43...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Confusion over available funds means millions not spent on storm repairs

Confusion over funding levels has contributed to tens of millions of euro set aside for storm damage repairs remaining unspent.The...

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Iceland sends for two Irish scientists to analyse volcano

Two Irish scientists have been dispatched to Iceland to analyse the Bardarbunga volcano after an eruption sparked a red alert...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:32pm Read More

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LRC invites union and management for Irish Rail talks

The Labour Relations Commission has invited all sides in the Irish Rail dispute to exploratory talks.What is being described as...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:11pm Read More

IMNDA CEO nominates Taoiseach for ice bucket challenge

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association is calling on the Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take part in the ice bucket...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:56pm Read More

Dublin councillor vows to continue fight for Greyhound workers

A Dublin city councillor says he will continue to support Greyhound workers in an ongoing row with the company over...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 1:47pm Read More

Competition Authority urging schools to allow more shops to sell uniforms

The Competition Authority is urging schools to allow a number of different retailers to sell school uniforms.The authority said some...

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Donnelly: Thatcher was a ‘pragmatic woman’

An IRA prison escapee pardoned by Margaret Thatcher's government has said she was a pragmatist whose ministers made small concessions...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 12:17pm Read More

Charity claims to have anonymous letters telling of overspend on Children’s Hospital

The head of the Jack and Jill Foundation has said he has been sent two anonymous letters which he says...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 11:09am Read More