Growing tide of Irish Water fury

Protestors outside the  Silversprings Moran Hotel, Cork, yesterday where a  meeting of Cork county councillors and officials from Irish Water was taking place.  Picture: Denis Scannell
  IF THERE was any doubt about the depth of anger at Irish Water, the fury of protestors in Cork yesterday will have laid those doubts to rest. Protestors, some calling themselves ‘The Water Warriors’, stormed a private meeting between...

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Midleton whiskey lands top award

Midleton Distillery. Picture: Denis Scannell
MIDLETON Distillery’s Redbreast 21- Year-Old-Whiskey has been awarded Ireland’s Overall Best Whiskey 2014. The east Cork-based distillery picked up the top gong at the second annual Irish Whiskey Awards, which took place at Kilbeggan Distillery in Westmeath. Among the other...

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Douglas to have limited free parking

CORK County Council is to provide one free Saturday of parking in Douglas in the run up to Christmas. The...

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Keano turns down ‘I’m A Celeb’ after ITV approach

  THE sight of Roy Keane going ape in the jungle would be a must-watch for most TV viewers —...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

VIDEO: Irish Water standoff in Rushbrooke, Cobh, Cork

  The scene at Woodside estate in Rushbrooke, Cobh during yesterday’s standoff with Irish Water contractors during which three people...

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Protesters disrupt Irish Water meeting in Cork

Protesters have broken up a meeting between Irish Water and local councillors in Cork today. The meeting in the Silver...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 3:22pm Read More

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VIDEO: More from the protest at the Irish Water and Cork councils meeting.

    More video footage from when the protesters stormed  in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors...

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VIDEO: Protesters interrupt Irish Water and councils’ meeting

Protesters barged in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors from the city and county council at the Silverspings Hotel...

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Coveney leads trade mission to China

Minister Simon Coveney.
MINISTER Simon Coveney is to lead a trade mission to China next week to boost Irish food and drink exports....

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Call for ‘joined-up’ thinking on roadworks

MORE joined up thinking is needed when planning roadworks in Cork, business leaders have said. Long traffic delays have occurred...

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Businesses hit as water pipe bursts

Cork City Council staff repair an old water main on Popes Quay, yesterday.  Picture Dan Linehan
A BURST water main in Cork city yesterday left hundreds of homes and businesses with discoloured water or with no...

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Irish Water bosses now quizzed on ‘toxic brand’

IRISH Water officials were to be grilled today on how the company had become such a “toxic brand”. County Mayor...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 8:53am Read More

Central Shoe Store to close in weeks

Central Shoe Store, Grand Parade
ONE of Cork’s oldest and best known retailers, The Central Shoe Stores on Grand Parade, is to shut in the...

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Cork man gets five-year sentence for abuse of younger sister

A 36-year-old Cork man who sexually abused his younger sister during their childhood and teens has been given a five-year...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 12:20pm Read More

Capitol Cinema on the market for €6 million

THE iconic Capitol Cinema building on Grand Parade has officially gone on sale for €6m. Estate agents Savills are handling...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 10:38am Read More

North Cork man duped into handing over €4,000

AN elderly man was duped into handing over €4,000 to bogus repair men for a roofing job which should have...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 10:07am Read More

Civil action by Ian Bailey set to begin

THE civil action being taken against the State by Ian Bailey for wrongful arrest will get underway in the High...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 9:58am Read More

Deadline for Cork event centre bids extended

The development site on Albert Quay, Cork city.
Picture: Denis Scannell
THE deadline for the receipt of final bids for Cork’s event centre has been extended by two weeks. A final...

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Cork Jazz Festival ‘most successful in a decade’

Organisers of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival have described it as the most successful festival in a decade.Gigs at the...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 1:26pm Read More

Shoplifting spree by woman just released

A WOMAN who was recently released from prison has been blitzing shops in Cork city and suburbs in shoplifting incidents in...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 10:36am Read More