Two Cork men receive bravery awards for saving four lives

Mark O'Mahony who rescued three men from the sea when their dinghy capsized off Audley Cove in Ballydehob.
Picture: Provision
A pair of Corkonians were among those hailed as heroes at today’s National Bravery Awards. The event took place at Farmleigh House in Dublin and was attended by high profile figures such as Lord Mayor Councillor Mary Shields Richard Galvin, who lives...

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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

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

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:44am Read More

Cork Ryanair passengers’ figures set to fall this year

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

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:31am Read More

Put on your blue jeans for Mercy gene testing

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

Friday, 24/10/14 - 10:58am Read More

A hundred jobs at Ballincollig Tesco

Store Manager, Alan Coughlan, at the new Tesco in Ballincollig.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
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...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 8:38am Read More

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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...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 5:12pm Read More

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...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 2:48pm Read More

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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The mission behind enemy lines to secure League decider tickets

Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Two die-hard Cork City FC fans embarked on mission behind ‘enemy lines’ to secure tickets for tomorrow’s league decider. With...

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Ryanair confirms Cork passenger reductions

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

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Cork kids undergo life-changing surgery

Katie Byrne, with her suitcase, prior to leaving for America, at her home in Cobh.
Picture: Jim Coughlan
  A BRAVE Cork girl is undergoing life changing surgery in the US today in the hope that it will...

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Country’s first publicly owned ski slope set to open in Cork

Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
  FINISHING touches are being put on the country’s first publicly owned ski slope in the Glen Resource and Sports...

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‘No evidence on Forde social housing claim’

AN immigrant support organisation has said there was no evidence that foreign nationals are more likely to get social housing...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:33pm Read More

Larger cruise liners set to visit Cobh

Quantum of the Seas
SOME of the world’s largest cruise liners are set to become regular visitors to Cobh in the coming years. The...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 12:54pm Read More

Cork public urged to go green for City FC decider

Cork City FC mascot, Corky, joins staff of SoHo and supporters as they prepare for a ‘green day’ and breakfast special ahead of Friday’s league clash against Dundalk FC. Picture: Eddie O’Hare
ALL of Cork is being urged to wear green this Friday to show their support for Cork City FC in...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 9:47am Read More

Wilton house fire victim Evan to be laid to rest

A LARGE crowd is expected to attend the funeral of Wilton teenager Evan Kidney, who died tragically in a fire...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:49am Read More

Puppy may find his own way out of mineshaft, say rescuers

Efforts to rescue a puppy from a mineshaft in Co Cork will resume this afternoon.On Sunday, a dog owner got...

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