Cork News

Court hears Garda call describing ‘very weak circumstantial evidence’ against Bailey

A 1997 phone call reveals a senior garda working on the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder believed all they had was "very weak circumstantial evidence" against Ian Bailey.The jury in the former journalist's damages action for wrongful arrest over the...

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City Council purchases landmark Parnell Place building

The former Mahers sports premises on Parnell Place.
Cork City Council has purchased the former Mahers Sports and Flor Griffin buildings on Parnell Place for use as high...

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Starboard vow as newlyweds celebrate Naval passing out

OS Craig O’Sullivan, Mahon, Cork, a member of Recruit Class John de Courcy, at the Passing Out Parade at the Naval Base, Haulbowline, with his wife Liamhain and their daughter Ashleigh. 
PictureDenis Minihane
A NEWLY-WED Cork couple were part of the celebrations at yesterday’s passing parade at Haulbowline. Craig O’Sullivan from Mahon passed...

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Cork to connect to super-fast transatlantic Internet cable

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CORK is to be connected to a new, super-fast, under-sea internet cable being laid between New York and London. The...

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Mater Private Cork offering 25 new nursing posts

Mater Private Hospital. Picture: John Sheehan Photography
THE Mater Private Cork is seeking 25 new nurses as part of an expansion to its Mahon hospital. Walk-in interviews...

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The Pav’s ground-floor bar to be renamed Pana

The Pavilion. Picture: Larry Cummins
CORK’S music and nightlife scene received a major boost with confirmation that The Pav venue on Carey’s Lane is set...

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Court awards brain damaged boy, 8, €13.5m in damages

The High Court has awarded a €13.5m lump sum to an eight-year-old Co Cork boy brain damaged at birth.Gill Russell...

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Citywide bike rental scheme opens in Cork

UCC student Renee Stam tries one of the Coca-Cola Zero bikes.
Picture: David Keane
By Alan Healy The Coca-Cola Zero public bike scheme went live in Cork today allowing registered users to rent the bikes...

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Honour for late Cllr Davy Mac as road opens

Frances McCarthy, widow of Dave McCarthy,  with their sons,  Arthur and David, at the ceremony to name a road after him in Hollyhill yesterday. Picture:  Jim Coughlan
THE new road named after the late Councillor Dave McCarthy was unveiled yesterday as emotional tributes were made to the...

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Gardaí formally identify bodies found in River Lee

By Eoin EnglishGardaí have formally identified the two people whose bodies were taken from the River Lee on Sunday night.The...

Wednesday, 17/12/14 - 4:55pm Read More

National News

Armed gang attempts to rob post office in Dublin; one man arrested

A man has been arrested after an attempted robbery at a Post Office in Dublin.A number of men, at least one carrying a gun, entered the Post Office in Baldoyle and threatened staff just before 1pm today. They left without...

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Charity provides new homes to six elderly people in time for Christmas

ALONE have handed the keys of five newly renovated houses to six elderly people in time for Christmas.Four single older...

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NI parties ‘agree welfare deal’

A deal on welfare reform which would help unlock the North's political impasse over public spending has been agreed by...

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Inquiry set up into allegations of garda malpractice in Cavan/Monaghan

A Commission of Investigation is to be carried out into garda malpractice in the Cavan Monaghan division.It follows a recommendation...

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Burton: I want doctors, not lawyers, to address difficult abortion issues

The Tánaiste Joan Burton says society needs to ask itself if it is right that people have to go through...

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HSE director ‘confident’ of having free GP care for under-6s by mid-2015

The HSE hopes to roll out free GP care for the under sixes by the second quarter of next year.The...

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McGuinness: Step change in talks

Martin McGuinness has said there has been a "step change" in the North's political talks.Ten weeks of discussions have been...

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Elderly cyclist dies in Tipperary road accident

A cyclist has been killed in a road accident in Co Tipperary.A car and a bicycle collided at Lahinch on...

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HSE: Huge effort needed to break even in 2015

The HSE says it will need exceptional focus to break even next year, even though it got an extra €625m...

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Donegal mayoral expenses case referred to DPP

A case involving a former Donegal Mayor who claimed expenses from two state agencies for travel on the same day...

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