Cork News

Cork residents stop Irish Water work

Residents of a Cork housing estate are in a stand-off with Irish Water workers.Gardaí were at the scene this afternoon at the Ashbrook Estate in Togher as angry residents, including members of the Campaign Against Home and and Water Taxes,...

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Shock at Swiss hiking tragedy

A YOUNG Cork man has died tragically after a fall while hiking in the Swiss Alps. The Ballinlough community is...

Tuesday, 22/04/14 - 12:08pm Read More

Irish Water to pump €84m into harbour

THE practice of pumping billions of gallons of untreated waste water into Cork Harbour is to come to an end...

Monday, 21/04/14 - 12:50pm Read More

Boy, 6, dies three days after Cork hit-and-run

A six-year-old boy injured in a hit-and-run in East Cork on Wednesday has lost his fight for life at Cork...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 6:00pm Read More

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Warning to priests after theft attempt

GARDAÍ are warning priests and parish councils not to leave Easter offerings in churches after a suspected burglar was disturbed...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:04am Read More

Hero garda praised after terror chase

A CORK motorcycle garda is recovering in hospital today after suffering serious back injuries when he was struck by a...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:03am Read More

Some Blue Bin jobs are saved

THE sit in by workers at Healy’s Blue Bin has ended after Cork waste company Country Clean took over the...

Saturday, 19/04/14 - 9:02am Read More

Two held following Cork drug seizure

Two people have been arrested in Cork city following the seizure of cocaine with an estimated street value of €40,000.A...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 7:32pm Read More

Garda injured in high speed chase

The damaged garda motorcycle on the Cork to Mallow road just before Rathduff.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
Two men are in custody after a high speed chase in which a garda was knocked off his motorcycle. The...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 10:46am Read More

Motorcycle garda injured as 20 officers give chase to stolen van in Cork

A motorcycle Garda has been injured in the course of a high-speed chase of a stolen van in Cork.Over 20...

Friday, 18/04/14 - 10:08am Read More

National News

We have nowhere else to turn, says cash-strapped animal centre

An animal centre in Kildare has said today that it needs to raise at least €8,000 "to simply catch up".The Kildare Animal Foundation made the appeal on its Facebook page today, stating "We have nowhere else to turn".Describing the situation...

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Little hope for change in US immigration law, says Governor

A leading Irish-American politician has said there is little hope of any reform of America's immigration law until at least...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:55pm Read More

Court rejects human trafficking claim by cannabis growhouse accused

A Chinese man arrested in a cannabis growhouse in Dublin will stand trial on drug charges after the High Court...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 4:46pm Read More

ASTI chief gets death threat which included ‘despicable references’ to his kids

The General Secretary of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has condemned the treatment of the Education Minister Ruairi...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 2:37pm Read More

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Man arrested in connection with Meath Post Office robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with a post office robbery in Enfield in Co Meath last Friday.The 44-year-old...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:46pm Read More

CSO: Four counties above national average for incomes

Dublin is the richest county in Ireland with over €2,000 more disposable income per head than the national average, according...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:24pm Read More

Buttimer tells canvassers: ‘Don’t take shortcuts over lawns and shrubbery’

Fine Gael's Cork South Central Deputy, Jerry Buttimer, has advised his party's candidates as the countdown continues to the Local...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Home security firm to create 230 jobs

Up to 230 new jobs are on the way to 12 locations across the country at home security firm Phonewatch....

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 12:07pm Read More

Irish Olympian talks about fight with depression

Irish Olympic hero Eamonn Coghlan has spoken of his personal battle with depression at the end of his running career...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 11:41am Read More

418 applications to pyrite scheme

The Department of the Environment said it has received 418 applications for its scheme to fund remediation work for homes...

Wednesday, 23/04/14 - 10:09am Read More