Dangerous rapist released after appeal against activation of sentence for having a drink

A rapist described as a "serious threat to the women of Cork" has been released from prison following a successful appeal against the activation of his sentence for having a drink.John English (aged 38), whose only available address in Cork...

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Ballincollig weir collapse threatens historic canals

Councillor Derry Canty in front of the collapsed weir at Ballincollig Regional Park. 
Picture: Larry Cummins
A weir collapse has left Ballincollig Regional Park’s canals dry, and could cost millions to repair. On Wednesday, the weir, which fed water into the canal system that once powered the gunpowder mills, collapsed. Cllr Derry Canty, Fine Gael, said that...

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Army defuses suspect device in Cork

The Army bomb disposal team was called out to deal with a suspect device at a public park in Cork...

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Bomb Disposal team make safe device found in Cork city park

File picture of the Army Bomb Disposal team.
  An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a viable Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the Boreenmanna area of Cork...

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EMC plans Ovens expansion

EMC's campus in Ovens. Picture: Denis Scannell
EMC have lodged plans for a new office and data centre at their current facility in Ovens to allow them to...

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Court hears Garda call describing ‘very weak circumstantial evidence’ against Bailey

A 1997 phone call reveals a senior garda working on the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder believed all they had...

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City Council purchases landmark Parnell Place building

The former Mahers sports premises on Parnell Place.
Cork City Council has purchased the former Mahers Sports and Flor Griffin buildings on Parnell Place for use as high...

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Starboard vow as newlyweds celebrate Naval passing out

OS Craig O’Sullivan, Mahon, Cork, a member of Recruit Class John de Courcy, at the Passing Out Parade at the Naval Base, Haulbowline, with his wife Liamhain and their daughter Ashleigh. 
PictureDenis Minihane
A NEWLY-WED Cork couple were part of the celebrations at yesterday’s passing parade at Haulbowline. Craig O’Sullivan from Mahon passed...

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Cork to connect to super-fast transatlantic Internet cable

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CORK is to be connected to a new, super-fast, under-sea internet cable being laid between New York and London. The...

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Mater Private Cork offering 25 new nursing posts

Mater Private Hospital. Picture: John Sheehan Photography
THE Mater Private Cork is seeking 25 new nurses as part of an expansion to its Mahon hospital. Walk-in interviews...

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The Pav’s ground-floor bar to be renamed Pana

The Pavilion. Picture: Larry Cummins
CORK’S music and nightlife scene received a major boost with confirmation that The Pav venue on Carey’s Lane is set...

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Court awards brain damaged boy, 8, €13.5m in damages

The High Court has awarded a €13.5m lump sum to an eight-year-old Co Cork boy brain damaged at birth.Gill Russell...

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Citywide bike rental scheme opens in Cork

UCC student Renee Stam tries one of the Coca-Cola Zero bikes.
Picture: David Keane
By Alan Healy The Coca-Cola Zero public bike scheme went live in Cork today allowing registered users to rent the bikes...

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Honour for late Cllr Davy Mac as road opens

Frances McCarthy, widow of Dave McCarthy,  with their sons,  Arthur and David, at the ceremony to name a road after him in Hollyhill yesterday. Picture:  Jim Coughlan
THE new road named after the late Councillor Dave McCarthy was unveiled yesterday as emotional tributes were made to the...

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Gardaí formally identify bodies found in River Lee

By Eoin EnglishGardaí have formally identified the two people whose bodies were taken from the River Lee on Sunday night.The...

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Buttimer issues mayday for same-sex marriage support

THE momentum must be seized by campaigners for marriage equality with five months to go until the referendum, according to...

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Marie Farrell denies saying she would get ‘cut’ from Bailey case

Marie Farrell has denied saying that she would get "a cut" from the millions Ian Bailey was in line to...

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Sale of Capitol cinema block expected in coming days

The sale of Cork’s Capitol Cineplex building on the Grand Parade is expected to be completed in the coming days....

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Cobh mourns death of “friendly” Jack stabbed in London attack

Jack Barry
“A QUIET, hard-working, friendly, smiling and lovely gentleman.” Those were some of the glowing words to describe Cobh native Jack...

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Man told gardaí he was ‘Jack the f***ing Ripper’

“JACK the f***ing Ripper” was the name a man gave to gardaí who investigated a disturbance he caused at a...

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