Cork News

Bon Secours hospital to offer emergency services

THE Bon Secours hospital in Cork is to start providing emergency services at their hospital on College Road. A new 700,000 Medical Assessment Unit (MAU) will open there on Wednesday to promote prompt access to consultants, assessments and admission to...

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Gardaí ‘challenged’ by travelling burglary gangs

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GARDAÍ in Cork have spoken of the difficulties they face tracking mobile gangs of burglars coming in from outside the...

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Cork Ryanair passengers’ figures set to fall this year

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THE number of Ryanair passengers travelling through Cork Airport will fall by 6% this year, the airline confirmed. Ryanair has...

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Put on your blue jeans for Mercy gene testing

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TWO groundbreaking cancer treatments are to be trialled in the Mercy University Hospital to tackle Cork’s high bowel and colon...

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A hundred jobs at Ballincollig Tesco

Store Manager, Alan Coughlan, at the new Tesco in Ballincollig.
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Tesco Ballincollig opens its doors to the public for the first time today — with more than 100 locals picking up...

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Elderly pedestrian dies following crash

An elderly man had died following a road traffic accident in Kilcrohane, west Cork last night. The accident occurred shortly...

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Lord Mayor returns from China mission

Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr Mary Shields, who delivered a keynote address on ‘Tourism and Cork’ at the 7th Wuxi International Sister Cities Forum, with members of the visiting Cork delegation.
THE Lord Mayor of Cork has returned from a week-long trip to China promoting the city and the wider region....

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Cork launches electric car initiative in aim to become European Green Capital

The increasing popularity of electric cars is set to have a major effect on transportation in Ireland, according to the...

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Gardaí hunt for man after two stabbed in Cork

Two men have been stabbed after a fight with a third man broke out on the grounds of Cork University...

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Support for Cork man injured in Lanzarote

Carrigaline man Denis Bouge
Cork is rallying around a Carrigaline man and his family after he suffered a devastating head injury while on holiday in...

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National News

Man in court accused of stabbing Dublin GAA star in the face

A man has appeared in court today charged with the stabbing of Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper.Mark Lavelle, with addresses at Basin Street, Dublin 8 and in Swinford, Co Mayo is accused of attacking the footballer on Dorset Street last...

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No jail for man who left female garda with severe injuries

An Offaly man who slammed a garda into a shop front, causing her severe injuries, has been ordered to carry...

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Arts Minister defends decision to allow Star Wars filming on Sceilig Mhichíl

Arts Minister Heather Humphreys said today that she only allowed the new Star Wars film to be shot on Sceilig...

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Ryanair changes ‘ambiguous’ insurance section of website

Ryanair has changed the section of its website dealing with travel insurance after concerns were raised by the National Consumer...

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Community in shock after ‘horrific’ killing of retired couple

Gardaí are continuing to question a 42-year-old man in relation to the deaths of a retired couple in Donegal.The bodies...

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Public Accounts Committee call on HSE to explain ‘what went wrong’ at lobby group

The HSE is to be brought before the Public Accounts Committee to explain how a Hepatitis C lobby Group allegedly...

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Burton: SF must explain handling of Mairia Cahill case

Tánaiste Joan Burton says Sinn Féin must explain their handling of the Mairia Cahill case.Ms Cahill maintains she was raped...

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Increase in traffic predicted for Dublin in coming years

Traffic heading for Dublin city will increase by 50,000 journeys a day in the next nine years, according to the...

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Fingers crossed as Euromillions jackpot set to reach €190m

Tonight's EuroMillions jackpot will be worth an estimated €190m.Players have until 7.25pm tonight to buy their ticket to be in...

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Concerns raised about lavish spending at State-funded group over a year ago

It has emerged that an official complaint was made about spending at Hepatitis lobby group Positive Action more than a...

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