Cork News

Two arrested after Cork tobacco haul

Revenue officials have seized 41,000 cigarettes and 27 kilos of tobacco in Cork.The haul has a retail value of €32,000 and represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of more than €25,000.The discovery was made in the north of the...

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Rules on N-plates for novice drivers come into force tomorrow

  DRIVERS receiving their first full licence will have to display N-plates on their cars for two years starting tomorrow....

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:57am Read More

Muslims gather in Cork to mark end of Ramadan

Members of the Southern Muslim Society gathering to celebrate, Eid al-Fitr (festival of breaking of the fast) at the end of Ramadan in  Ballincollig. Picture: Jim Coughlan.
  MORE than 1,000 members of the Southern Muslim Society gathered at Supernova in Ballincollig yesterday to celebrate the end...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 9:55am Read More

90% of Cork private rental accommodation fails council inspections

four local authorities showed a 100% failure rate in  minimum requirements required by the local authority
INSPECTIONS of private rental accommodations by Cork County Council showed a 90% failure rate to meet the suitable minimum requirements...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:17pm Read More

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Burglars threaten women at knifepoint in Cork

Two women have been threatened at knifepoint during an aggravated burglary at their home in Cork.Three intruders forced their way...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

€50millon euro flood plan

Cork floods
MAJOR new flood defence plans for Cork city went on display today that include new quay walls, the possible raising...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 11:17am Read More

Cork’s new Super-Park

A computer generated image of Cork’s planned ‘Tramore Valley Park’ showing the
various amenity zones.
WHAT was once Cork’s biggest eyesore is undergoing a major transformation into an important public amenity for the city and the...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:50am Read More

Man charged with having ATM skimming device

GARDAÍ arrested a man they described as part of a criminal gang putting a skimming device and concealed camera on...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:02am Read More

Corkman collects €1million Lotto win

A CORKMAN who collected his €1m lottery prize in Dublin yesterday won a further €500 when he checked his other...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:02am Read More

Improved quay walls to form part of flood defence scheme

Flooding along the quay and Grenville Place by the Mercy Hospital in 2012, where a section of the wall gave way following the heavy rainfall.   Picture: Denis Minihane
IMPROVED quay walls for Cork city are among a wide range of recommended flood defences for Cork that will be...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 10:01am Read More

National News

Bank of Ireland investigating reports of payment problems

Bank of Ireland says it is aware of reports from customers about problems with payments they were due to receive into accounts this morning. It is understood that tens of thousands of public servants have not been paid. The Department...

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Woman arrested in connection with Thurles drugs haul released

A woman aged in her 20s, arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Thurles, was released without charge last...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 8:15am Read More

Meath body ‘found with multiple gunshot wounds’

A post mortem will be carried out today on the body of a man found in a Co Meath field...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 7:04am Read More

Seanad reconvenes to discuss Gaza

The Seanad will meet this afternoon to discuss the crisis in Gaza.Senators have been recalled from their summer recess to...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:28am Read More

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Anglo Irish Bank executives to be sentenced today

Two former Anglo Irish Bank executives are to be sentenced for engaging in an illegal share support scheme.The judge has...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 6:06am Read More

Gardaí appeal for information on missing Dublin man

Gardaí in Dublin are seeking the public's assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a missing 81-year-old man.Thomas Kennedy, was last...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 10:46pm Read More

No winner of tonight’s Lotto draw

There was no winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot worth €4.9m.The numbers drawn were 7, 8, 13, 18, 24, 41 and...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 10:10pm Read More

Gardaí probe Meath body find

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man's body in Co Meath.It is understood the discovery was made in a...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 8:37pm Read More

Companies with tax base here cost Ireland money, Minister claims

Companies declaring their headquarters in Ireland for tax purposes are actually costing us money, the Minister for Jobs has said.Richard...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 5:12pm Read More

Cork truck driver jailed for three years after paralysing cyclist on road

A truck driver has been jailed for three years for hitting a cyclist and leaving him paralysed in Co Cork.49-year-old...

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 5:06pm Read More