Man in custody after second stabbing in two days in Cork city

A man was stabbed in Cork last night - the second stabbing incident in the city in two nights.

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Software company Poppulo to create 125 jobs at Cork headquarters

Irish software company Poppulo plans to create 125 jobs at its Cork headquarters as part of an international expansion that will almost double its workforce within ...

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Viewing points set up to watch Cork's newest bridge being put in place

Viewing points have been set up on Cork’s northern quays for people to watch the city’s newest bridge be lifted into place in the early hours of Saturday ...

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Manure dumped on the car of local candidate Noreen Murphy

A community activist who led a campaign against widespread illegal dumping in parts of Cork’s northside says she will not be intimidated into silence after ...

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Software company to create 125 jobs in Cork

Irish internal communications software company Poppulo plans to create 125 jobs as part of an international expansion that will almost double its workforce within ...

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Teenager stabbed, another assaulted, in Cork city

Gardaí have launched an investigation after a young man was stabbed and another assaulted during an incident on the south side of Cork city last night.

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RNLI volunteer, 21, saves swimmer in Cork just days after qualifying as helm

An RNLI volunteer saved a life yesterday just days after qualifying as one of Ireland’s youngest helms.

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Simon Coveney: Government has nothing to hide in relation to broadband plan costs

The government has nothing to hide in relation to the €3bn National Broadband Plan and will explain its decision and the project costs in due course, the Tánaiste ...

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Luas-style light rail proposed under ambitious €3.5bn transport plan

The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater ...

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Cork Transport plan delivery ‘about choice’ says head of National Transport Authority

Tough choices will have to be made to allow delivery of a landmark €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater Cork area which includes a €1bn tram system ...

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700% increase in bus lanes and €1bn 25-stop light-rail system part of Cork transport plan

A €1bn 25-stop light-rail system linking Ballincollig to Mahon via a new docklands bridge is among the proposals contained in the long-awaited Cork Metropolitan ...

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Local Elections: Carrigaline is redrawn, reduced, redefined

The historic reorganisation of local government in Cork has impacted on most of Cork County Council’s municipal districts (MD) but none more so than this one. ...

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Cork City Council to change rules on replacements

Cork’s City Council agreed last night to change its rules on the replacement of certain councillors following a resignation, election, sickness, or death.

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Vintners accuse Government of abandoning rural communities

Vintners say rural Ireland needs an urgent sustainable transport solution to combat the effects of new drink-driving legislation.

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State accused of reneging on payment to abuse victims

Abuse survivor Louise O’Keeffe has accused the State of trying to renege on its responsibilities to people who were sexually abused as children in schools ...

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Couple in emotional appeal for return of very special teddy bear

The husband and wife were on a short break in Cork last week and were travelling with their Féileacáin teddy bear, which was part of a memory box for ...

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Four environmental groups have united to back the creation of a directly-elected mayor in Cork

If there is a yes vote, legislation will be required before the first directly-elected mayoral elections in 2021.

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Cork transport strategy expected to improve bus network as precursor to new light-rail system

The long-awaited €3bn transport strategy for Cork, which is finally due to be unveiled next week, is expected to recommend massive investment to deliver a reliable ...

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Island off Cork coast bids for Dark Skies recognition

An island off Cork has launched a bid to become one of the world’s few officially-recognised dark sky sites - areas dedicated to stargazing.

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From Baywatch to Barleycove: New lifeguard academy launched in Cork

Far from producing 'slow-motion running' lifeguards more focused on their looks, this academy will produce a steady stream of highly-trained rookie lifeguards equipped ...

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UCC acquires archive of Irish food pioneer Myrtle Allen

It features daily menus and inherited family recipe books, with clippings of restaurant reviews and letters of advice to young chefs served on the side, all garnished ...

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More powers for directly-elected mayors would make role 'totally unworkable', says Cork's Lord Mayor

The Lord Mayor of Cork has branded efforts to create a directly-elected mayor in Cork city as premature and warned that the addition of executive powers to the office ...

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29 arrests and €11k in drugs seized during rugby 7s tournament in Cork

29 people were also arrested during the rugby tournament in Co Cork.

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Lusitania wreck gifted to Old Head Signal Tower in hope to create 'living museum' to the tragedy

The American owner of the wreck of the Lusitania has gifted it to a local group in Cork and hopes his bequest will help them create a “living museum” ...

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Cork on the Rise: Long-running Event Centre saga is worthy of a grand stage

Despite the fact work has not yet started on the events venue, the key players insist the project will eventually reach fruition, writes Eoin English

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Council chiefs ‘not unaccountable’ says former city manager

A former city manager has dismissed suggestions raised during the directly elected mayor debate that council chiefs are unaccountable and answerable to no-one.

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Update: Firefighters bring major fire at Cork hotel under control

The fire at the Commons Inn in Cork has been brought under control.

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Driver arrested in Cork after truck crashes into sea

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after the articulated truck he was driving crashed into the sea in the early hours of the morning. ...

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Gardaí called after altercation at port right of way protest in Cobh

The Port of Cork says it is looking into an incident during which gardai were called to an altercation at a right of way protest at its deepwater quay in Cobh.

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Cork on the Rise: Flood-defence scheme process as long and winding as the River Lee

Save Cork City offers an alternative plan to protect Cork’s heritage, writes Eoin English

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Gardaí investigating blaze at Cork dump days after gang threaten security staff

Community leaders have called for urgent action to prevent “mob rule” after a security hut was burned down last night on a former illegal dump site in ...

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Armed men force security from Cork dump

Gardaí were called in after a gang of masked men armed with golf clubs and bats forced security staff to withdraw from a city-owned landbank where a vast ...

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Gardaí called as armed men force security from illegal dumping site in Cork

Gardai were called in after a gang of masked men armed with golf clubs and bats forced security staff to withdraw from a city-owned landbank where a vast illegal ...

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Govt under fire amid confusion over additional costs of directly elected mayors

The Government is under fire amid confusion over who will bear the additional costs of directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.

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Gardaí issue advice for schools after man charged in connection with burglary

Gardaí have advised school authorities to take precautions around the collection and management of cash after a man was charged in connection with a burglary ...

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'Where's the beef, ya vegan' - Farmers demand post-Brexit support package

Jokes about the smell of bull were flying as farmers brought a prize Angus bull to their protest outside the Cabinet meeting in Cork.

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Taoiseach keen to kickstart work on delayed Cork Event Centre

The government is working on a solution to kickstart construction on the stalled Cork event centre, the Taoiseach has insisted.

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Watch: IFA President confronts Taoiseach in Cork over Brexit impact on farmers

Ministers making their way into Cork's City Hall this morning have been confronted by a show of strength from protesting farmers who grilled a number of them about ...

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Cork on the Rise: Pana ban a bump in the road in Cork's journey toward modernity

The Pana ban debate showed Cork can expect to hit further potholes as it bids to modernise the city centre, writes Eoin English

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Charity deploys rapid response medical jeep in north Kerry

A charity has deployed its latest rapid response medical jeep to help save lives in North Kerry and West Limerick.

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Free wifi may be provided in Bantry to support trade

Free wifi is being considered for one of West Cork’s largest towns as part of a new retail and town supports programme.

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Plans to support Cork county businesses through new pilot scheme

Free WiFi is being considered for one of West Cork's largest towns as part of a new retail and town supports programme.

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Man's body found in Cork city centre; Second death on streets in four days

A man's body has been found in Cork city centre today.

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Watch: Northsiders win titanic tug of war challenge in Cork

The pull of Cork’s northside is strong - and that’s official.

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Exhibiting the lost art of writing a letter

Students in Cork are staging an exhibition exploring the modern-day relationship between writing and the letter, featuring some well-known faces, writes Eoin English ...

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Cabinet to discuss stalled Cork event centre project next week

The Cabinet is set to discuss the stalled Cork event centre project when it meets in the city next week.

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Tánaiste hopes talks will facilitate reestablishment of Stormont executive

The Tánaiste said he hopes talks with the Northern Secretary of State today will produce a structure to facilitate the re-establishment of a functioning executive ...

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Ready to save lives, but not cleared for take-off

Ireland’s first charity-funded air ambulance has been sitting in a hangar for months waiting for ministerial approval to launch.

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Air ambulance service waiting for lift-off

The gleaming helicopter is sitting in the hangar. It can be airborne within two and a half minutes. Paramedics have undergone training to work with the pilot during ...

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