Bord Pleanála rejects ‘substitute consent’ bid over eight wind turbines

Bord Pleanála rejects ‘substitute consent’ bid over eight wind turbines

An Bord Pleanála has rejected an application by a wind energy company to grant it leave to apply for “substitute consent” to enable eight turbines ...

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Protest at Garda station to continue despite apology

Protest at Garda station to continue despite apology

A man who plastered his issues with gardaí on billboards attached to vehicles parked near Dungarvan Garda Station for 17 months has received a written apology ...

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Couple under constant stress from speeding cars on their narrow road

Couple under constant stress from speeding cars on their narrow road

A couple whose house on a narrow street in Youghal was extensively damaged two years ago by a crashed car have narrowly escaped a repeat incident.

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East Cork residents raise concerns over Dairygold pipeline

East Cork residents raise concerns over Dairygold pipeline

Residents in the east Cork townland of East Ferry, near Midleton have expressed concerns that Dairygold built 14 km of pipeline to carry treated effluent from a ...

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Cork historians close to finalising booklet correcting 'inaccuracies' on memorial wall

Cork historians close to finalising booklet correcting 'inaccuracies' on memorial wall

Two east Cork historians say they are close to finalising a booklet with “accurate corrective information” on 200 names on a memorial wall commemorating ...

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Youghal native to open Lego-driven STEM education centre in home town

Youghal native to open Lego-driven STEM education centre in home town

A returned east Cork emigrant is to open an innovative Lego-driven STEM education centre in his home town.

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Ambulance delayed 20 minutes in emergency call by haphazardly parked cars

Ambulance delayed 20 minutes in emergency call by haphazardly parked cars

An ambulance rushing to attend a 65 year old-woman who collapsed with a heart condition was delayed for over 20 minutes by haphazardly parked cars.

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'Memory care village' to offer home away from home for people with dementia

'Memory care village' to offer home away from home for people with dementia

A spa, gym, hair salon, post office and art studio - just some of the home-away-from-home facilities which will be on offer at a multi-million 'memory care village' ...

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Plans to erect two offshore wind farms

Plans to erect two offshore wind farms

A Dublin-based renewable energy company is seeking a foreshore licence to assess the suitability of two offshore wind farm sites in Irish waters.

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Waterford solar farm gets council green light

Waterford solar farm gets council green light

Waterford Council has granted planning permission for a combined 30mw solar farm in the Comeragh region of the county.

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Youghal is being transformed as it gets ready to welcome the Ironman triathlon

Youghal is being transformed as it gets ready to welcome the Ironman triathlon

The international sporting cavalcade is the biggest thing to hit the East Cork town since ‘Moby Dick’, writes Christy Parker

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The Supervet and singer Will Young come to Broc's rescue

The Supervet and singer Will Young come to Broc's rescue

A small dog with a major disability and an even bigger personality is about to have his destiny transformed, thanks to upcoming appointments with media superstars ...

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Residents’ fears over accident blackspot in Co Cork

Residents’ fears over accident blackspot in Co Cork

Villagers are seeking local authority intervention at a high-risk traffic accident spot on an inter-city route.

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Couple in constant fear since home hit by car

Couple in constant fear since home hit by car

A couple who were left traumatised when a car hit their home last year say they live in constant fear of speeding traffic on their narrow street.

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Council ‘should have had consent for sale of Youghal site’

Residents objecting to a proposed extension to an imposing beachside dwelling claim Cork County Council contravened its own development plans.

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Youghal pays tribute to golden racing duo

Youghal pays tribute to golden racing duo

More than 2,000 people took to the streets of Youghal, Co Cork, last night to pay tribute to the town’s newest and greatest double act since Moby Dick and ...

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Waterford mayor says proposal for directly-elected mayor 'a criticism of us and of our system'

Waterford mayor says proposal for directly-elected mayor 'a criticism of us and of our system'

A number of county councillors in Waterford have expressed overwhelming opposition to a directly-elected mayor’s office for the city.

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