‘Staff crisis’ in libraries

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CORK has lost a significant bank of knowledge through the retirement of three senior City Library staff members, a councillor has said. The ongoing recruitment embargo in the public sector has meant staff cannot be replaced. It has led to...

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‘Victory’ in water meter battle

Local resident Sandra McShane  with Bart Kavanagh, Carrigaline, left, and Noel Dolan, founder of Fliuch.org, attending the water meter protest at Barnavara estate, Ballyvolane. Picture:David Keane
RESIDENTS of a northside estate have claimed a victory against Irish Water after preventing the installation of water meters. The occupants of Barnavara Estate in Ballyvolane mounted a protest recently to prevent the installation of water meters. Engineers for Irish...

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Property tax cut

Cork City Hall.
THERE’S good news on the cards for homeowners across Cork in the coming days, with both Cork City and County...

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Maryborough Hill to go down to one lane for road works

MARYBOROUGH Hill in Douglas is to be reduced to one lane from this week until late November. The roadworks are...

Monday, 22/09/14 - 8:21am Read More

2m needed for paths and lighting in Lehenaghmore

Cllr Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire says people are isolated in their homes in the Lehenaghmore area due to lack of street lighting.
A €2 million funding package is needed to make a Celtic Tiger “no man’s land” on the edge of the...

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Mercy reduced hours claim is dismissed

The Mercy Hospital.
THE CEO of the Mercy University Hospital has dismissed claims that the hospital is set to reduce its accident and...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 11:38am Read More

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash on N22

GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses to a fatal crash on the N22 Macroom to Cork Road yesterday, as they try...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:56am Read More

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Family want justice as search for Gussie’s killer goes on

A video grab of Gussie Hornibrook who was murdered at his home in Gurranabraher , Cork . Picture Dan Linehan
JUSTICE for Gussie — that was the appeal from his heartbroken family yesterday as an inquest went ahead into the...

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Kenny: Agreement on Cork event centre site is needed quickly

at the Dairygold site in Mallow Co Cork for the laying of the foundation stone for Dairygold’s €83.5 million ‘regeneration’ of its milk processing site are An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Bertie O'Leary, Chairman Dairygold, Simon Coveney , Minister for Agriculture & Defence,  Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovatio & ,Jim Woulfe,Chief Executive Dairygold. Photo O'Gorman Photography.
TAOISEACH Enda Kenny has again warned Cork to move quickly and pick a location for an event centre, saying it...

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CCTV plea for cabs after vicious attack

CORK taxi drivers say they need better safety measures in their cars after a vicious attack on a driver in...

Saturday, 20/09/14 - 10:03am Read More

Teenager ‘celebrated attack like footballer’

Cork District Court
A TEENAGER chased a homeless man through Cork city on a Saturday afternoon, knocked him to the ground, kicked him...

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Department of Justice staff to meet protesting asylum seekers

Representatives from the Department of Justice are in Cork today, to meet with residents of the Kinsale Road Direct Provision...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 1:15pm Read More

Caroline urges parents to be aware of meningitis

Michelle, left, with her mum Caroline O’Driscoll-Drohan. Caroline is keen to educate parents on meningitis
symptoms after her daughter Michelle contracted the
disease at the age of 14.
A CORK woman who almost lost her daughter to meningitis — despite assurances from doctors that she wasn’t seriously ill...

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Call for action on Boyces Street buildings

Concern is growing over both antisocial
behaviour and the threat of fire in the Boyces Street area because of neglected buildings.
A FIRE reported at a block of unused flats on Boyces Street in recent days was the third incident of that...

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One killed in early morning truck-car collision

Emergency personnel at the scene of the fatal crash this morning. Picture: John Delea
A FATAL crash occurred on the N22 Cork to Macroom Road early today when a truck and a car collided....

Friday, 19/09/14 - 10:31am Read More

Gardaí intervene in protests at Churchfield waste facility

Churchfield residents taking part in a protest at the City Hall over the stench in their area from a waste collection facility. 
Picture: Dan Linehan
GARDAÍ intervened yesterday in the ongoing protests against waste management in Churchfield, urging locals to respect the rights of other...

Friday, 19/09/14 - 8:13am Read More

Rail fares to Cobh and Midleton drop over failure to introduce Leap card

RAIL fares on the Cobh and Midleton lines have been reduced because Irish Rail has failed to introduce the Leap...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 2:23pm Read More

Four arrested in early-morning raids in Cork city money-laundering probe

Four people aged between 19 and 50 have been arrested in early-morning raids in Cork.The raids took place on a...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 11:07am Read More

CUH staff fury as computer system shuts down again

Cork University Hospital.
THE entire computer system for the laboratories at Cork University Hospital was down again yesterday, angering staff who had to...

Thursday, 18/09/14 - 11:00am Read More

Mallow gets 150 new Dairygold jobs

Dairygold, Mallow. Picture: Dan Linehan
THE Taoiseach Enda Kenny will be in Cork tomorrow to announce up to 150 new jobs at Dairygold in Mallow....

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