Cork News

Food rules at Direct Provision centres slammed as ‘degrading’

The kitchen at the Kinsale Road Accommodation Centre where meals are at fixed
times. Residents are not allowed to prepare their own food for themselves or their children. Picture: Richard Mills
Direct Provision centres deny people the right to prepare food for themselves and their children. Ann Murphy looks at an issue faced every day by asylum seekers in Ireland. FOR food writer and Bridgestone Guide publisher John McKenna, food is...

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CUMH to record patient records electronically

An aerial view of CUMH in Wilton. Picture: Richard Mills
CORK University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) is to become one of the first maternity hospitals in the country to record patient...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 10:33am Read More

1,000 complaints made to Cork County Council about littering

Some of the rubbish dumped on the airport hill which is viewed by tourists before their arrival to Cork city. Picture: David Keane
THE public has made almost 1,000 complaints to Cork County Council about littering in the first six months of the...

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Cork-born author long-listed for Man Booker prize

Author Joseph O'Neill.
A CORK-BORN author has been long-listed for the prestigious Man Booker prize. The Dog by Joseph O’Neill is among the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 10:02am Read More

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High Court winds up Berehaven Credit Union

A credit union in County Cork has been wound up by order of the High Court.Berehaven Credit Union in Castletownbere...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 2:38pm Read More

Restrictions on CUH MRI scanner putting patients at risk

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said restrictions on the use of MRI scanning at Cork University Hospital (CUH) was putting...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Israeli flag taken down in shopping centre after public protests

Management at Blackpool Shopping Centre said they have taken down an Israeli flag in order to protect their staff following strong...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 12:12pm Read More

Calls for council action on Victorian-era drainage system

“WE are sitting targets for flooding — the havoc being caused by a Victorian-age drainage system is a constant worry.”...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Douglas pay-parking to go on as rules see motion delayed

PAID parking is set to continue in Douglas for the foreseeable future after councillors were forced to delay a motion...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Hundreds sign petition to re-open city’s iconic Pav

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MUSIC fans were still in shock today at the sudden closure of the iconic Pav bar and music venue on...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 9:41am Read More

National News

Judge jails Dublin man who wanted to scare female workmate as part of ‘rape fantasy’

A Dublin man who posted a picture of a dismembered doll to a former workmate as part of his "rape fantasy" has been jailed for three years.The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, told Gardaí he wanted to...

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UN report attacks Ireland’s abortion rules

A United Nations human rights watchdog has called on Ireland to revise its strict rules on abortion.In a scathing attack...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 4:30pm Read More

Govt claims 85% delivery rate on its Action Plan for Jobs

The Government is reporting an 85% delivery rate on its Action Plan For Jobs in the second quarter of the...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 2:58pm Read More

Cost of Court Service sees dramatic fall

The Chief Justice Susan Denham has highlighted the impact of stark budget cuts to the courts system.She says the cost...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 2:21pm Read More

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Dublin murder accused admitted to Central Mental Hospital

A woman accused of murdering her boyfriend in south Dublin has been taken to the Central Mental Hospital.Merci Peters was...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 1:04pm Read More

UNHRC: Practitioners of symphysiotomies ‘should be punished’

The UN Human Rights Committee says the Government should carry out a "prompt, independent and thorough investigation" into symphysiotomy, and...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 12:52pm Read More

Students have eight more days to apply for college grants

Students hoping to receive grant funding for the next academic year are being urged to submit their applications before August...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Micheál Martin ‘not ruling in’ being Kenny’s third Tánaiste

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he is not ruling in being Enda Kenny's third Tánaiste.Mr Martin today refused...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Beef products had only beef, but ‘lamb’ kebabs showed other meats in FSAI tests

A study of 52 beef products tested by the Food Safety Authority has found no traces of horsemeat.The tests on...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 12:11pm Read More

Dublin house prices rising seven times faster than in rest of country

House prices in Dublin are now rising at more than seven times the rate of the rest of the country.Latest...

Thursday, 24/07/14 - 11:59am Read More