Update: Teen escapes serious injury after fall into cave off Cork island

Update: Teen escapes serious injury after fall into cave off Cork island

A teenager has been airlifted in serious condition to hospital in Cork after falling into a cave on an island off Cork.

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Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

A researcher at the Tyndall Institute in Cork has been awarded a prestigious grant to run interactive online summer camps for children.

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We have waited long enough - residents welcome court ruling on 2009 floods

We have waited long enough - residents welcome court ruling on 2009 floods

This has gone on long enough - it’s time now for the ESB to offer those affected by the 2009 flood a full and fair settlement.

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Cork Sinn Féin TD says he was on learner licence when caught drink-driving

Cork Sinn Féin TD says he was on learner licence when caught drink-driving

Cork East TD Pat Buckley received a three-year ban for the offence which he has apologised for in the past.

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Massive bill for ESB as utility blamed for UCC flood damage in 2009

Massive bill for ESB as utility blamed for UCC flood damage in 2009

The ESB is facing a compensation bill than could run into tens of millions of euros after the highest court in the land ruled it was negligent when floods deluged ...

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Corcadorca manager leaves position after 17 years and urges government to support the arts

Corcadorca manager leaves position after 17 years and urges government to support the arts

The producing powerhouse behind Cork's award-winning theatre company, Corcadorca, is leaving to explore new opportunities.

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Liadh Ní Riada targets new festival in Muscraí Gaeltacht under new plan

Liadh Ní Riada targets new festival in Muscraí Gaeltacht under new plan

Former Sinn Féin MEP and 2018 presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has been appointed as the new Irish language planning officer in her native Muscraí ...

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Beach parties 'putting sensitive coastal landscape at risk'

Beach parties 'putting sensitive coastal landscape at risk'

Beach parties are putting an environmentally sensitive coastal landscape at risk.

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Credit unions back plan to plant 7,000 native trees across Cork

Credit unions back plan to plant 7,000 native trees across Cork

How do you like them apples? The credit union movement has backed an ambitious plan to plant 7,000 native trees across East Cork.

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Taoiseach warns that reopening of pubs could be delayed if Covid figures surge

Taoiseach warns that reopening of pubs could be delayed if Covid figures surge

Micheál Martin issued the warning this morning as he expressed concerns about some of the scenes witnessed outside city pubs in Dublin and Cork over the weekend. ...

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Inspiring Oliver raises €31k for charities with fundraising walk

Inspiring Oliver raises €31k for charities with fundraising walk

Inspirational Oliver Lynch, eight, who captured hearts with his guts and determination finished his remarkable fundraising walk in Cork today after raising €31,000 ...

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Virus that combats potato blight named after Cork

Virus that combats potato blight named after Cork

A new group of helpful viruses which tackle the diseases which blight potato crops have been named Cork.

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Cork city street sealed off over fears of building stability

Cork city street sealed off over fears of building stability

A street in Cork city centre has been sealed off this evening amid concerns about the stability of a building.

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Landlord due in court over noise complaints linked to properties near UCC

Landlord due in court over noise complaints linked to properties near UCC

A landlord with property in Cork’s university precinct has been summoned to appear in court on Friday on foot of noise complaints.

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Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

A woman is being airlifted to hospital after a fall while walking on a cliff trail in West Cork this afternoon.

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Marine expert warning: don't pick shellfish from shores to eat

Marine expert warning: don't pick shellfish from shores to eat

Marine experts are advising people not to pick shellfish from the shores for consumption after a spike in naturally-occurring toxins that can cause illness — ...

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Cork Business Association backs 'fair and just' redundancy package for Debenhams workers

Cork Business Association backs 'fair and just' redundancy package for Debenhams workers

The Cork Business Association (CBA) has asked the chairman of Debenhams to fund a "fair and just” redundancy package for the hundreds of loyal staff in Ireland ...

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60 young people evicted from house party in Waterford

60 young people evicted from house party in Waterford

Footage has emerged of gardaí clearing up to 60 young people from a house party in Waterford as residents in Cork consider legal action against landlords ...

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Elderly woman waited hours in ambulance outside CUH emergency department

Elderly woman waited hours in ambulance outside CUH emergency department

An elderly woman with a suspected broken hip had to wait for three hours in the back of an ambulance outside Cork University Hospital's emergency department.

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Cork gets a taste for on-street eating with more dining zones planned

Cork gets a taste for on-street eating with more dining zones planned

It’s a taste of what’s to come. More on-street dining zones will be served up in Cork city centre over the coming days as diners embrace the city’s ...

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'Mary Lou is my taoiseach' isn't a Micheál slur, says SF TD Thomas Gould

'Mary Lou is my taoiseach' isn't a Micheál slur, says SF TD Thomas Gould

A first-time Sinn Féin TD says he meant no offence to Taoiseach Micheál Martin by saying 'Mary Lou McDonald is my taoiseach'.

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Sanitation station: No hassle at Blarney Castle as world-famous attraction reopens

Sanitation station: No hassle at Blarney Castle as world-famous attraction reopens

The owner of the world-famous Blarney Stone is urging the new Government to continue supports for the tourism sector over the coming months as he reopened the landmark ...

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Munster star Peter O'Mahony joins heroic Oliver Lynch on fundraising walk

Munster star Peter O'Mahony joins heroic Oliver Lynch on fundraising walk

He’s been hailed a hero and inspired others on the pitch over the years but yesterday, Ireland and Munster star Peter O’Mahony said Oliver Lynch is the ...

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Cork named fifth best city in Europe for economic potential

Cork named fifth best city in Europe for economic potential

Cork city has been named the fifth best city in Europe for economic potential by the influential publisher, the Financial Times .

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Arresting students will stop parties, says CIT president

Arresting students will stop parties, says CIT president

Arrests and charges could help put a stop to some of the lockdown house party activity that has been blighting communities near Cork’s third-level institutions, ...

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€7m cheque in the post for lucky Cork Lotto winner

€7m cheque in the post for lucky Cork Lotto winner

The mystery winner of last weekend’s €7m Lotto jackpot in Cork can sit back and relax for their life-changing cheque to arrive by post.

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Covid-19 forces Air India bomb victims commemoration to go online

Covid-19 forces Air India bomb victims commemoration to go online

The people of West Cork joined an online commemoration today to mark the 35th anniversary of the Air India terrorist attack.

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Garda appeal after woman suffers serious head injuries in Cork city assault

Garda appeal after woman suffers serious head injuries in Cork city assault

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a woman known to the homeless services in Cork city suffered serious head injuries in an assault.

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Celebrations at Cork service station that sold €7m Lotto ticket

Celebrations at Cork service station that sold €7m Lotto ticket

Celebrations have kicked off early in Cork this morning as Lotto bosses revealed that a southside service station sold last weekend's near €7m jackpot ticket.

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Beleaguered Cork event centre still viable, insists Tánaiste

Beleaguered Cork event centre still viable, insists Tánaiste

The beleaguered Cork event centre project is still viable, the Tánaiste has insisted, despite the Covid-19 pandemic forcing its proposed operators to slash ...

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Funding needed for life-saving DNA machine for cancer patients at CUH

Funding needed for life-saving DNA machine for cancer patients at CUH

Rugby legend Peter O’Mahony is urging people to get behind a massive fundraising drive for a hi-tech DNA machine that will help fast-track personalised life-saving ...

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Coillte abandons plan to build road through Cork woodland

Coillte abandons plan to build road through Cork woodland

Coillte has axed controversial plans to build a forest road in a Cork city woodland but does plan to fell trees from a section of the forest.

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CIT aim to open arena in September 2021 as sod is turned on €22m sports complex

CIT aim to open arena in September 2021 as sod is turned on €22m sports complex

It includes an indoor arena, with basketball courts and seating for 400 people, an indoor high-performance indoor athletics centre, a large multi-event zone, a sprint ...

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Cork residents protest at landlord's house over student parties

Cork residents protest at landlord's house over student parties

Residents pleading for a crackdown on house parties in rented property around Cork’s university precinct have taken their campaign directly to the door of ...

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'Fire-fighting' coronavirus contact tracing hub in UCC stood down for now

'Fire-fighting' coronavirus contact tracing hub in UCC stood down for now

One of the country’s largest HSE contact tracing hubs has been stood down with reassurance that it will be ready to go at moment's notice if there is a second ...

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Irish Water warns of increased drought risk

Irish Water warns of increased drought risk

Irish Water has warned of an increased drought risk despite recent rainfall.

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Woman in her 70s rushed to hospital after oven fire in Cork city

Woman in her 70s rushed to hospital after oven fire in Cork city

An elderly woman has been taken to hospital for treatment for burn injuries after an oven fire incident at her home in Cork city today.

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An Bórd Pleanála give green light for quays and flood relief project that will 'transform' Cork city

An Bórd Pleanála give green light for quays and flood relief project that will 'transform' Cork city

An Bórd Pleanála has approved a €6m public realm upgrade of historic Cork city quays which includes flood defences, saying it will deliver significant ...

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Ombudsman to review procedures to accept children's racism complaints

Ombudsman to review procedures to accept children's racism complaints

The Children’s Ombudsman has pledged to review procedures so his office can take complaints from children about racism.

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Blarney Golf Resort staff want their redundancy payments

Blarney Golf Resort staff want their redundancy payments

Staff affected by the sudden closure of a Cork city hotel earlier this year must get their redundancy payments before the building is sold for redevelopment as a ...

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Play packs for children across Cork so they leave screens behind and get outside

Play packs for children across Cork so they leave screens behind and get outside

Play packs to encourage children to get off their phones and games consoles and go outside to play are being distributed to families across Cork.

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Longterm support needed for Cork arts sector's 'backstage army'

Longterm support needed for Cork arts sector's 'backstage army'

A long-term flexible supports package is needed to sustain the 'back-stage army' of people who work in Ireland’s arts, culture, and live events sector until ...

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New garda street crime unit created in Cork City

New garda street crime unit created in Cork City

Gardaí in Cork have launched a new street-crime unit to target crime ‘hot-spots’ in the city centre.

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Bike lane plan for Cork's South Mall amid outdoor dining talks

Bike lane plan for Cork's South Mall amid outdoor dining talks

Plans for a two-way protected bike lane on Cork’s South Mall have been unveiled as talks about outdoor dining plans along two busy city streets continue.

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It could happen to a Bishop - Paul Colton celebrates becoming the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop in 400 years

It could happen to a Bishop - Paul Colton celebrates becoming the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop in 400 years

Tributes have to been paid to Bishop Paul Colton, who has become the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in 400 years.

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Sports clubs and community groups may not get Covid rates waiver

Sports clubs and community groups may not get Covid rates waiver

There are concerns that sports clubs and some community groups may not qualify for the government’s three-month Covid-19 commercial rates waiver scheme.

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Irish Water and Cork City Council urge people to 'think before you pour' after fatberg blockage in sewer

Irish Water and Cork City Council urge people to 'think before you pour' after fatberg blockage in sewer

Irish Water has issued a warning after a fatberg blocked a sewer and caused an overflow in the heart of Cork city.

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Win a 'whole hotel' in Cork for a weekend

Win a 'whole hotel' in Cork for a weekend

A luxury hotel in Cork is 'giving itself away' for a unique private hospitality experience as part of a massive fundraising drive for an autism charity.

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Residents fed up with weekend parties demand fines for those who don't control tenants

Residents fed up with weekend parties demand fines for those who don't control tenants

Landlords who fail to control their tenants must face hefty fines, residents living in Cork’s university quarter said after another weekend of lockdown parties ...

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Medical staff campaigning for bike lane between Cork hospitals

Medical staff campaigning for bike lane between Cork hospitals

Medics campaigning for a protected bike lane between the main hospitals in Cork city say it could be a positive outcome of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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