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 West TD Michael Creed said his Government was “stumbling” from policy to proposals without taking any firm action to curb...

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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...

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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

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

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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...

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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

Girl, 8, dies, another girl seriously ill in hospital after farm accident

A post mortem is to be carried out on the body of an eight-year-old girl killed on a County Cork...

Monday, 29/09/14 - 7:06am Read More

Going GaGa as MTV crashes City Hall

Lady Gaga.
MAJOR acts such as Lady Gaga, Lily Allen, Sam Smith, Charli XCX and Cheryl Cole are some of the names...

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€820k Cork blunder

CORK County Council has come under fire for returning €820,000 to a developer instead of spending it on infrastructure to...

Saturday, 27/09/14 - 11:48am Read More

Put your best foot forward for Evening Echo Mini Marathon!

WITH one day to go until the 33rd Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, it’s time for some quick last-minute preparation....

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Second vessel seized in €80m cocaine probe

A second vessel has been seized as part of the investigation into the seizure of €80m worth of cocaine off...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 5:26pm Read More

Debts may force schools to close

SCHOOLS in Cork could be forced to close unless the Cork Education and Training Board (ETB) is allowed to borrow...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 2:37pm Read More

Thirty-minute delays on Carrigaline/Ballincollig bus route

COMMUTERS from Carrigaline and Ballincollig are experiencing delays of up to 30 minutes on the new Bus Eireann 220/220A bus...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 11:38am Read More

Buskers and quizzers drum up funds for assaulted Cork taxi driver John

Cork busker Dylan Brickley, on left, and Korey Power, who are organising a busking event in the city centre in  aid of Cork taxi driver John Ford.
Picture: David Keane
A CORK musician is gathering buskers together to collect funds for local taxi driver John Ford who was brutally beaten...

Friday, 26/09/14 - 10:59am Read More

Cork drugs haul could have netted UK criminal gang up to €130m

The cocaine haul, seized from the Makayabella, on display at Haulbowline yesterday. Picture: Des Barry
THE cocaine haul found off Cork’s coast could have netted drug lords in Britain close to €130 million, according to...

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I forgive my son who killed twins, says Charleville mother

A grieving mother has said she forgives her son for killing his nine-year-old twin brothers before taking his own life.Thomas...

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