Cork News

Accused repeatedly rang 999 for an hour

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  EMERGENCY calls to the 999 number were made repeatedly for an hour by a Carrigaline man — and when the gardaí approached him he was abusive towards them. David Broderick, aged 38, of 28 Ardcarrig, Carrigaline, County Cork, pleaded...

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Council tenants feeling pressure as rents rise

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RISING rents are putting an increasing pressure on low-income tenants who are in receipt of rent supplement and have to...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 12:06pm Read More

Neighbours rally around family of Cork teen killed in house fire

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A TALENTED soccer player who was full of life and always had a smile — that’s how Wilton teenager Evan...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 9:53am Read More

Cllr Fitzgerald: Tackling heroin use has to be a major JPC priority

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TACKLING heroin use in Cork city will continue to be a priority for the new Joint Policing Committee who meet...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 9:44am Read More

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1,000-strong protest in city centre urges non-payment of water charges

Some of the 1,000 plus protesters on Patrick Street during the Water Charges Protest march on Saturday. Picture: Howard Crowdy
TRAFFIC on Patrick Street ground to a standstill on Saturday afternoon as upwards of 1,000 people marched in protest against...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 8:37am Read More

Gardaí name teenager killed in Cork house fire

Investigations are continuing into a fatal fire at a house in Cork city yesterday afternoon in which a 17-year-old boy...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:02am Read More

17-year-old dies in Cork house fire

A 17-year-old youth has died following a fire at a house in Co Cork.It happened in Elmvale in Wilton at...

Sunday, 19/10/14 - 6:10pm Read More

Ebola fears of Cork ambulance crews

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WORRIED Cork paramedics say they have not been given adequate training for dealing with suspected ebola cases. They have raised...

Saturday, 18/10/14 - 11:22am Read More

Fianna Fáil reveal 5,000 medical cards removed

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ALMOST 5,000 medical cards were taken out of commission in Cork city and its surrounds in a 12-month period, according...

Saturday, 18/10/14 - 11:21am Read More

You’re playing Russian Roulette with your health

THE surge of steroid use by young people in Cork has led a well-known personal trainer to warn they are...

Saturday, 18/10/14 - 10:53am Read More

National News

Firearm discharged from house in Co Cork

A near seven-hour armed siege has ended peacefully after an 89-year-old man walked out of his home, after a shot was earlier fired when gardai went to his house to revoke his firearms licence.According to Garda sources at least one...

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Mairia Cahill: Someone else will come forward to prove SF cover-up

Mairia Cahill says she is convinced that other victims of abuse will come forward and discredit Sinn Fein's assertions that...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 7:27pm Read More

Weather warnings in effect tonight with strong winds and heavy rain

Ireland is facing into some heavy rain tonight as Ireland experiences the tail end of Hurricance Gonzalo.The storm has already...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:54pm Read More

Public sector hiring 550 entry and graduate level jobs

Recruitment is underway to fill over 550 jobs in the public sector.The positions are at entry and graduate level -...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:33pm Read More

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Minister: Incident at British nuclear plant could result in food industry hit to Ireland

Ireland could take an economic hit if there is an accident at a new nuclear power plant in England, according...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 6:12pm Read More

Eircom service restored to 50,000 in Cork

Eircom says service has now been fully restored after an outage earlier today. Around 50,000 telephone customers and a few...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:59pm Read More

Bank worker who stole €100k to fund gambling addiction spared jail term

A young bank worker who stole €100,000 from a Kildare branch of AIB has been spared a jail term.Conor Egan...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:50pm Read More

Dublin man jailed for five years for sexual abuse of nieces

A Dublin man who abused two of his nieces has been jailed for five years.The abuse began at their grandmother's...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 5:24pm Read More

Judge issues warrant for garda in harassment case

Garda Donal Maguire, aged 38, is charged with harassing one woman at a location in Dublin over a period in...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Irish Water claims bonus system can reduce salaries, not increase them

Irish Water says its system for paying bonuses to workers will not allow staff to increase their overall salary.It said...

Monday, 20/10/14 - 4:39pm Read More