Cork News

Cork takeaway gutted by fire

A popular Italian takeaway in Cork has been gutted by fire this evening.The blaze broke out in Taste of Italy pizzeria in Blackrock village at around 5.30pm.Three units of Cork City fire brigade rushed to the scene and found the...

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Growing tide of Irish Water fury

Protestors outside the  Silversprings Moran Hotel, Cork, yesterday where a  meeting of Cork county councillors and officials from Irish Water was taking place.  Picture: Denis Scannell
  IF THERE was any doubt about the depth of anger at Irish Water, the fury of protestors in Cork...

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Midleton whiskey lands top award

Midleton Distillery. Picture: Denis Scannell
MIDLETON Distillery’s Redbreast 21- Year-Old-Whiskey has been awarded Ireland’s Overall Best Whiskey 2014. The east Cork-based distillery picked up the...

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Douglas to have limited free parking

CORK County Council is to provide one free Saturday of parking in Douglas in the run up to Christmas. The...

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Keano turns down ‘I’m A Celeb’ after ITV approach

  THE sight of Roy Keane going ape in the jungle would be a must-watch for most TV viewers —...

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VIDEO: Irish Water standoff in Rushbrooke, Cobh, Cork

  The scene at Woodside estate in Rushbrooke, Cobh during yesterday’s standoff with Irish Water contractors during which three people...

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Protesters disrupt Irish Water meeting in Cork

Protesters have broken up a meeting between Irish Water and local councillors in Cork today. The meeting in the Silver...

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VIDEO: More from the protest at the Irish Water and Cork councils meeting.

    More video footage from when the protesters stormed  in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors...

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VIDEO: Protesters interrupt Irish Water and councils’ meeting

Protesters barged in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors from the city and county council at the Silverspings Hotel...

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Coveney leads trade mission to China

Minister Simon Coveney.
MINISTER Simon Coveney is to lead a trade mission to China next week to boost Irish food and drink exports....

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National News

Hundreds of calls received by Dublin Fire Brigade

It's a busy night for the emergency services.Dublin Fire Brigade say they've received over 260 calls already this evening, which are mainly bonfire related.They've had 66 ambulance call outs, eight domestic house fires, eight large fires, three truck fires, and...

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Three Kildare men sentenced for sex abuse of teenage girl

A Bray Wanderers footballer was one of three young Kildare residents to have received suspended sentences for the sexual abuse...

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Varadkar ‘disappointed’ as hospital consultants reject pay proposals

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said patients are the real losers after doctors rejected a new proposal to end...

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Bail refused for man accused of stabbing Dublin star Cooper

Dublin GAA star Jonny Cooper was asleep and defenceless as he was repeatedly stabbed in the face and neck in...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:17pm Read More

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Hospital consultants reject proposal to end pay dispute

Hospital consultants have overwhelmingly rejected a new proposal to end a pay dispute.Members of the Irish Medical Organisation voted by...

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National Public Health Emergency Team plans further Ebola response test

A major exercise is being planned to test the country's readiness in the event of an outbreak of Ebola.The National...

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Unions urge water protests backing

Five trade unions which have led the campaign to stop water charges have urged all members to join scores of...

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Chaotic scenes as man is convicted of murder of Polish victim

There was uproar at the Central Criminal Court after a 40-year-old Co Clare man was convicted of murdering Piotr Nowakowski...

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Government pledge extra €1m to tackle Ebola

The Government has announced an extra €1m for tackling Ebola.The funding is being provided to the new UN Mission for...

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Visitor restrictions to remain at University Hospital Galway over winter vomiting bug

Visiting restrictions will remain in place at University Hospital Galway throughout the weekend to help prevent the spread of the...

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