Cork News

Spring Lane Travellers may be on move

The Spring Lane Halting Site, Ballyvolane. Picture: Denis Scannell.
TRAVELLERS who live in extremely cramped conditions at Spring Lane halting site could move into new houses if a blueprint for Traveller issues is implemented. A proposal in the blueprint, drawn up by former manager of South County Dublin, Joe...

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Fine Gael TD slams party’s ‘shambolic’ approach to alcohol

Cork North West's  Michael Creed TD.
THE Government’s approach to tackling alcohol abuse has been slammed as “shambolic” by one of its own TDs. Cork North...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 12:11pm Read More

Kinsale’s science champs get rapturous welcome home

Google Science Fair winners: Ciara Judge, Emer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow, are welcomed back to Kinsale Community School.
Picture: Denis Minihane.
THE roof nearly lifted off Kinsale Community School yesterday when the champions of the world returned home after their incredible...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 10:56am Read More

Chamber anger at tax cut

Cork City Hall.
CORK Chamber has said businesses in the city cannot be expected to pay for the 10% reduction in the Property...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 10:33am Read More

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Two Irishmen dead in accidents abroad

Two young Irish men have died in separate accidents abroad.Tomás Beecher, 30, from Cork died while on holiday in Cambodia...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 7:51am Read More

Cork City Council vote to reduce property tax by 10%

Cork City Council have voted this evening in favour of a 10% reduction in the Local Property Tax. The motion...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 9:06pm Read More

Family of farm accident girl, 11, keeping vigil at her bedside

By David Raleigh in Newtownshandrum, Co CorkA family were keeping a vigil at the bedside of their daughter, 11, at...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 2:41pm Read More

Ireland waits on Apple tax report

The Apple Plant, Hollyhill, Cork.
Picture: Denis Scannell.
THE European Commission was today due to publish its report into Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland. The Financial Times has...

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Local authority to use completed ghost estate for social housing

By Eoin EnglishHouses in a former ghost estate have been completed today as part of a new approach to address...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 2:23pm Read More

Police arrest sixth man in €100m Cork drugs investigation

A sixth suspect being hunted by investigators probing the alleged plot to smuggle €100m of cocaine across the Atlantic in...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 11:23am Read More

National News

McNulty: I wasn’t ‘pushed’, and my integrity is intact

John McNulty insists he wasn't pushed or asked to step aside from the Seanad by-election race.The Donegal businessman withdrew from the by-election earlier saying his involvement was a distraction for the government.His decision came as the Taoiseach faced a Dáil...

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Gardaí renew appeal over Dublin stabbing – seek taxi drivers as witnesses

Gardaí in Dublin are renewing their appeal for information after a woman was stabbed in the city centre last week....

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:47pm Read More

Director of Irish water resigns

A former Fine Gael councillor has resigned from the board of Irish Water.Hilary Quinlan resigned today, after it was revealed...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 5:25pm Read More

M50 northbound closed as silage trailer on fire

Motorists are being urged to avoid the M50 near Blanchardstown after a trailer carrying silage bales caught fire.Gardaí said emergency...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 4:58pm Read More

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Stage school legend Billie Barry dies

Billie Barry has died.The legendary stage school teacher passed away peacefully at a Dublin nursing home this morning. In a...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 4:41pm Read More

12 arrested at water meter protests in Dublin

Twelve people have been arrested during protests against the installation of water meters in North Dublin.Gardaí also confirmed that a...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 4:08pm Read More

John McNulty withdraws from Seanad race over controversy

Government candidate John McNulty has withdrawn from the race for a Seanad seat, following a controversy over his nomination and...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 4:00pm Read More

Three plead not guilty to murder of dissident republican at Meath pub

Three Dublin men have pleaded not guilty to the murder of a dissident republican outside a pub in Co Meath.Peter...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:53pm Read More

Varadkar: Health overspend past €430m

The Health Minister has revealed that the over-run in the HSE has now exceeded €430m. Leo Varadkar has told the...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 3:42pm Read More

Government announces reform of State board appointments

The Government has unveiled a new system for appointments to State boards.It has signed off on a new system where...

Tuesday, 30/09/14 - 2:53pm Read More