Cork News

Dredging gets blame for city’s ‘rotten eggs’ smell

DREDGING work near the city quays is being blamed for the strong smell which has been affecting Cork city for the past four days. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which monitors air quality in the city, said the disturbance of...

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Cork pensioner’s death inquest set for Friday

A video grab of Gussie Hornibrook who was murdered at his home in Gurranabraher.
AN inquest into the death of Cork pensioner Gussie Hornibrook who was murdered in 2007 will take place on Friday....

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 8:57am Read More

Vandals using weedkiller damage Ballinhassig AFC pitch

Some of the damage done to Ballinhassig AFC pitch by weedkiller.
BALLINHASSIG AFC is seeking help after thousands of euro of damage was caused to two one of their pitch by weed...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 8:28am Read More

NCT ordered to hand over report to Cork accident victim’s mother

The Road Safety Authority has intervened on behalf of a Cork mother who was looking for the NCT report on...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 5:09pm Read More

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Council confirms manganese problem will take time to fix

The river by the Inniscarra Dam. Picture; Larry Cummins
EOPLE could be paying for discoloured drinking water from next month after Cork County Council confirmed that attempts to solve...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 3:50pm Read More

City pong is wicked!

Parts of Cork city have been hit with a mysterious smell in recent days causing people to hold their nose.
CORK is on the hunt to track down the source of foul pong that has been hanging over the city...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 3:35pm Read More

CUH bucks trend of increasing trolley figures

CORK University Hospital (CUH) is bucking the national trend of rising trolley figures in emergency departments. The Irish Nurses and...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:23am Read More

‘Please allow us to go and find work’

Residents of the Direct Provision Centre at 
Kinsale Road protest against the conditions in the centre and against the laws keeping them there. Many are Irish-born children who have never been allowed to live anywhere else.
Picture:  Daragh McSweeney
ALLOW us to work, cook for our children and have our freedom. That is the plea from the residents of...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 8:18am Read More

Council to shut failed Douglas car park after €300k spend

carpark
MORE than €300,000 was spent on a failed long-stay car park in Douglas that’s now being scrapped because people refused...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 2:48pm Read More

Call for action on lighting in Togher area

Lights
CORK County Council will be asked to give a firm commitment today to install the infrastructure needed for an area of...

Monday, 15/09/14 - 2:25pm Read More

National News

Galway nurses to protest overcrowding

Nurses will hold a one-hour protest to highlight overcrowding at the Emergency Department at the University Hospital in Galway. Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation and SIPTU will take part in the rally, during their lunchtime, from 1pm.The...

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Man held after Waterford drugs seizure

A 27-year-old man has been arrested after the seizure of cannabis with an estimated street value of €110,000 in Waterford...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 9:42am Read More

Dáil to reconvene after summer break

The Dáil returns from its summer break today with the Government expected to call by-elections to fill two empty seats.The...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 9:16am Read More

Man questioned over shooting incident at Limerick house

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for questioning in connection with a shooting incident at a house in Limerick city...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 9:02am Read More

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TD issues warning on banking inquiry delays

A member of the Oireachtas banking inquiry has said it could collapse if anyone tries to challenge it.TDs have been...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 8:50am Read More

Gardaí continue to question two men over Tullow body find

Two men being questioned over the death of a man in Carlow have had their periods of detention exended.The body...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 7:22am Read More

Four Irish citizens injured in Florida plane crash

Four Irish citizens have been injured in a plane crash in Florida.Two of them sustained serious but not life threatening...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 1:40am Read More

Food waste recycling firm to create 45 jobs in Dublin

45 jobs are set to come on stream at food waste recycling firm, CaterWaste, which has a base in Dublin.The...

Wednesday, 17/09/14 - 1:35am Read More

Shots fired at house in Limerick

A man in his 20's has been arrested following a shooting incident in Limerick.It happened at around 7.40pm when shots...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 11:38pm Read More

Woman’s body exhumed in Limerick

A woman's body has been exhumed in Limerick and taken to University Hospital Limerick for a post mortem examination.It follows...

Tuesday, 16/09/14 - 7:27pm Read More