Cork News

Cork launches electric car initiative in aim to become European Green Capital

The increasing popularity of electric cars is set to have a major effect on transportation in Ireland, according to the Evening Echo. Cork wants to be at the forefront of the adoption of electric cars in Ireland, helping the region...

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Gardaí hunt for man after two stabbed in Cork

Two men have been stabbed after a fight with a third man broke out on the grounds of Cork University...

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Support for Cork man injured in Lanzarote

Carrigaline man Denis Bouge
Cork is rallying around a Carrigaline man and his family after he suffered a devastating head injury while on holiday in...

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The mission behind enemy lines to secure League decider tickets

Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Two die-hard Cork City FC fans embarked on mission behind ‘enemy lines’ to secure tickets for tomorrow’s league decider. With...

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Ryanair confirms Cork passenger reductions

The number of Ryanair passengers travelling through Cork Airport will fall by 6% this year the airline has confirmed. Ryanair has...

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Cork kids undergo life-changing surgery

Katie Byrne, with her suitcase, prior to leaving for America, at her home in Cobh.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
  A BRAVE Cork girl is undergoing life changing surgery in the US today in the hope that it will...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:32am Read More

Country’s first publicly owned ski slope set to open in Cork

Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
  FINISHING touches are being put on the country’s first publicly owned ski slope in the Glen Resource and Sports...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:22am Read More

‘No evidence on Forde social housing claim’

AN immigrant support organisation has said there was no evidence that foreign nationals are more likely to get social housing...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:33pm Read More

Larger cruise liners set to visit Cobh

Quantum of the Seas
SOME of the world’s largest cruise liners are set to become regular visitors to Cobh in the coming years. The...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:54pm Read More

Cork public urged to go green for City FC decider

Cork City FC mascot, Corky, joins staff of SoHo and supporters as they prepare for a ‘green day’ and breakfast special ahead of Friday’s league clash against Dundalk FC. Picture: Eddie O’Hare
ALL of Cork is being urged to wear green this Friday to show their support for Cork City FC in...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:47am Read More

National News

Builder jailed for aggravated burglary and threats to wife

A construction worker has been jailed for 18 months for threatening to kill his wife and for attacking his neighbours with a metal bar.Iosif Popitan, originally from Romania but with a fomer address at Mobhi Court, Glasnevin, Dublin, pleaded guilty...

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Horse trainer Fenton fined €6k over steroids

A leading Irish racehorse trainer has been fined €6,000 for possession of steroids and other banned substances at his stables.Philip...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 6:06pm Read More

Govt considers plans for ‘Track My Crime’ service

Victims of crime could soon be able to track the progress of Garda investigations online.The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald...

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Taoiseach: Decision on capped water charges ‘in next few weeks’

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says a decision will be made "in the next few weeks" on whether to extend the...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 5:39pm Read More

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Man held as couple named locally in double killing

A retired school teacher and his wife, a former nurse, have been found dead in a suspected double murder.Kathleen and...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 5:33pm Read More

Father-of-one admits part in Dublin cannabis operation

A man has admitted his part in a major drugs operation in west Dublin.James Carroll was arrested after almost a...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 3:47pm Read More

PAC to investigate spending at defunct Hepatitis C support group

The Public Accounts Committee has agreed to investigate spending at a Hepatitis C group.The decision comes after the group, Positive...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 3:22pm Read More

Gardaí find hatchet at scene of double-killing in Donegal

Gardaí in Donegal are questioning a 42-year-old man over the deaths of a couple in their 70s.Pic: Joe BolandThe bodies...

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Pringle: Máiria Cahill debate will be ‘a lot of political point-scoring’

An Independent TD is questioning why a Dáil debate is to be held into the issues raised by Máiria Cahill....

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 2:32pm Read More

Racehorse trainer Philip Fenton’s trial begins

Veterinary inspectors waited four weeks to give a leading Irish racehorse trainer a list of steroids and medicine allegedly found...

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