Cork News

Rush-hour nightmare

Motorists to face continuing traffic chaos as report details lack of funds FRUSTRATED motorists are facing traffic-choked roads for the foreseeable future after a report on major road projects showed funding gaps and a lack of specific timelines. Traffic volumes...

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Improve asylum seekers’ conditions, says Bishop

First-year students of Social Studies with Early Childhood at CIT take part in a flash dance at the CIT canteen to promote a soapbox entitled ‘Lives in Limbo: What Now?’, an event on the inhumane Direct Provision System in Ireland.  Picture: Eddie O’Hare
ALLOW asylum seekers to work and live in the community — that was the plea from the Bishop of Cork...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 9:39am Read More

Drunken mother dropped her baby boy on tile floor

A BABY boy was dropped on a tiled floor by his drunken mother and in another incident weeks later she...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 9:35am Read More

Met Éireann issue orange weather alert for fog tonight

Another Orange weather alert  for dense fog has been issued by Met Éireann and  Cork City Council for tonight and...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 4:55pm Read More

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Parents warned as woman approaches child in Glounthaune

PARENTS are being warned to be on the alert after a child was approached by a woman in a car...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 12:20pm Read More

County budget slammed as failing ordinary people

CORK County Council has passed a 289 million budget for 2015 that has been welcomed as pro business but condemned...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 12:18pm Read More

Woman punched in face in bag attack

A WOMAN was punched in the face and had her handbag snatched in broad daylight in Cork city. And in...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 12:07pm Read More

McGrath: We won’t be in power after election

FIANNA FÁIL is unlikely to be in government after the general election, one of the party’s key figures believes. Cork South Central...

Tuesday, 25/11/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Martin hits out at Cork Ministers over inaction

FIANNA FÁIL leader Micheál Martin, above, has accused Cork’s Government Ministers of not delivering for the city and county and...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 1:53pm Read More

Government considering cross-border investigation into sex abuse claims, says Fitzgerald

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has confirmed that a cross-border investigation into alleged abuse by IRA members is under consideration.Minister...

Monday, 24/11/14 - 12:17pm Read More

National News

Motorists warned of more fog in Orange weather warning

The Road Safety Authority is advising motorists to take care after an updated Orange weather warning was issued from Met Éireann.The warning forecasts fog across the east, northeast and midlands again this evening until tomorrow morning.Motorists are advised to switch...

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Threshold: Families need homes right now

Thousands of families threatened with homelessness cannot wait years for the Government's promise to build more homes, a leading charity...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 4:01pm Read More

Young dad thanks hero for catching his baby daughter from burning home

A young father who was forced to drop his three-month-old daughter from the window of their burning home has thanked...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 3:50pm Read More

TDs considering bailout for Gardaí

TDs are being asked to approve a €75m bailout for the Gardaí.The extra money will go mostly towards pay and...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 3:50pm Read More

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Honohan admits new mortgage rules will hit first-time buyers

The head of the Central Bank, Patrick Honohan, has admitted that new mortgage rules will make it harder for first-time...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 3:03pm Read More

TD finds footnote that ‘exempts Irish Water from new appointment rules’

It has emerged that new rules for appointments to State boards will not apply to Irish Water.The rules published yesterday...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 2:39pm Read More

ESRI report on growing up in Ireland highlights spread of poverty

A new report finds the recession has widened the effects of deprivation, away from being dominated by single-parent families.The latest...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 1:26pm Read More

Minister claims strategy will clear 90k social housing waiting list in five years

The Environment Minister Alan Kelly is pledging to clear the social housing waiting list by 2020.Mr Kelly's commitment is contained...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 1:10pm Read More

Burton: 2015 will be the year of people going back to work

2015 will be the year for people going back to work, according to the Tánaiste Joan Burton. Ms Burton's comments...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 1:05pm Read More

Shatter ‘disappointed’ at direction of migration reform under Fitzgerald

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said he is disappointed that work he started on migrants rights has not been...

Wednesday, 26/11/14 - 12:33pm Read More