'Little warrior' Zac Higgins celebrates fourth birthday having made immense progress in recovery

'Little warrior' Zac Higgins celebrates fourth birthday having made immense progress in recovery

A "little warrior" who nearly died in a hit and run incident in Cork last year is celebrating his fourth birthday today having made immense progress with his physical ...

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'This is just great for the parish' - new Taoiseach Micheál Martin comes home to Ballinlough

'This is just great for the parish' - new Taoiseach Micheál Martin comes home to Ballinlough

There will be no formality in the estate in Cork where Micheál Martin has lived for three decades, with neighbours who have celebrated birthdays and weddings ...

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Councillor born in mother and baby home becomes Mayor of Co Cork

Councillor born in mother and baby home becomes Mayor of Co Cork

A councillor who gave a moving account of being born at the Bessborough mother and baby home has been named as the third female Mayor of Co Cork.

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Pensioner who died in Cork farm accident named locally

Pensioner who died in Cork farm accident named locally

Emergency services rushed to the assistance of the man. However, he was pronounced dead before he could be transferred to hospital.

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Lack of reliable wi-fi service forces workers into Bandon church car park amid lockdown

Lack of reliable wi-fi service forces workers into Bandon church car park amid lockdown

Three professionals from a small town in West Cork have taken to working in the car park of St Patrick's Church in Bandon during lockdown, because of frustrations ...

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'The whole place is vibrating': Residents welcome city council help on Covid parties

'The whole place is vibrating': Residents welcome city council help on Covid parties

Residents want a "landlord NCT system" to be implemented immediately, after a spate of Covid-19 lockdown parties.

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Birthday card appeal for 'battler' Cork boy Daniel

Birthday card appeal for 'battler' Cork boy Daniel

A mother who didn't think her son would reach his 10th birthday after he contracted a rare virus which destroyed his lungs is appealing to the public to send him ...

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Coronavirus will increase economic inequality in Irish society, says UCC study

Coronavirus will increase economic inequality in Irish society, says UCC study

Younger, male, less educated, non-nationals, self-employed and those located outside Dublin are economically most exposed under Covid-19 restrictions, a UCC report ...

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'Every parent's nightmare': Family of teen stabbed in Cork thanks public for support

'Every parent's nightmare': Family of teen stabbed in Cork thanks public for support

The mother of the 17-year-old boy said that they had experienced "every parent's nightmare".

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Appeal for public not to share footage of Cork stabbing

Appeal for public not to share footage of Cork stabbing

Sinn Féin TD Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire said the incident in Waterpark on Saturday night was “deeply upsetting and truly shocking.”

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Two men charged with separate rapes and sexual assaults of their younger brother in Cork family home

Two men charged with separate rapes and sexual assaults of their younger brother in Cork family home

The men today were each charged with 24 counts of rape and 24 counts of sexual assault of their younger brother on separate and different occasions at their family ...

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Man, 70s, dies following quad bike accident on west Cork farm

Man, 70s, dies following quad bike accident on west Cork farm

This is the fourth farming fatality in Cork this year.

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'Are they working on a plan?': Cork widower wants clarity on cancer screening services

'Are they working on a plan?': Cork widower wants clarity on cancer screening services

Irene died in July 2017 when their children Oscar and Noah were just four and two. She was diagnosed with Stage two cancer in 2015, following two false negative ...

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Matt Damon leaves Ireland after last visit to Dalkey bakery

Matt Damon leaves Ireland after last visit to Dalkey bakery

Hollywood star Matt Damon is set to return to the States having made his final visit to a bakery in Dalkey, Co Dublin which has become a firm favourite of his family. ...

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Update: Former Debenhams staff stand down from Cork blockade

Update: Former Debenhams staff stand down from Cork blockade

A blockade has been established by former Debenhams staff at Patrick Street in Cork this afternoon amid claims that efforts are being made by the company to remove ...

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'Goatscapers' hired to help keep grass short at Cork graveyard

'Goatscapers' hired to help keep grass short at Cork graveyard

An old Cork graveyard is getting a novel makeover job with four goats being 'hired' for the summer to eat overgrowth around headstones and boulders in one of the ...

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Cork Green Party councillor claims leadership move 'not at all like House of Cards'

Cork Green Party councillor claims leadership move 'not at all like House of Cards'

There is nothing “House of Cards” like about a move by four Cork councillors to encourage Catherine Martin to challenge the leadership of Eamon Ryan, ...

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Mum of autistic boy hits out at 'disgusting and disgraceful' TikTok challenge

Mum of autistic boy hits out at 'disgusting and disgraceful' TikTok challenge

The disturbing trend challenges participants to make fun of individuals on the spectrum.

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Son calls on farmers to be mindful of mental health after sudden death of his father

Son calls on farmers to be mindful of mental health after sudden death of his father

His son Thomas (24) said that there were no warning signs leading up to the suicide of his beloved father who was aged just 59.

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Pensioner who foiled attempted robbery at Cork bookmakers laid to rest

Pensioner who foiled attempted robbery at Cork bookmakers laid to rest

"Denis is a total hero. When I saw him taking one of them on he totally inspired me."

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Watch: Matt Damon thanks Irish people for being protective of his privacyThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Watch: Matt Damon thanks Irish people for being protective of his privacy

Hollywood superstar Matt Damon who has been a resident of Dalkey since early March and has decided to stay in Ireland to see out the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Watch Cork special school 'bring students together while they're apart' with Zoom discos

Watch Cork special school 'bring students together while they're apart' with Zoom discos

A global pandemic wasn't enough to get in the way of the school disco at a special needs school in Co. Cork with pupils instead dancing to their favourite songs ...

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Baby boom on the way? Pharmacy reports 67% increase in sale of pregnancy tests

Baby boom on the way? Pharmacy reports 67% increase in sale of pregnancy tests

Independent pharmacy chain, CarePlus, said sales of all brands of pregnancy test kits have increased

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Cork girl 'turns a negative into a positive' by playing 20 sports in her Communion dress for charity

Cork girl 'turns a negative into a positive' by playing 20 sports in her Communion dress for charity

Communion girls are normally whiter than white but one youngster bathed in mud on what would have been her special day in order to raise funds for Barnardos.

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Irish Debenhams staff come to the rescue of destitute Bangladeshi employeesThis story is enriched with multi-media content

Irish Debenhams staff come to the rescue of destitute Bangladeshi employees

Former Irish Debenhams workers have come to the rescue of 69 Bangladeshi employees who were left struggling to feed their families after the British firm terminated ...

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Farmer who died after being attacked by bull in Cork is named

Farmer who died after being attacked by bull in Cork is named

A man in his seventies who died following an incident involving a bull on a farm in Ballinhassig, Co. Cork, has been named locally as John Reynolds.

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Tributes paid to Abbey McGeough, 12, who passed away after short life of 'courage and determination'

Tributes paid to Abbey McGeough, 12, who passed away after short life of 'courage and determination'

Tributes have been paid to a 12 year old girl with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy who has passed away at Cork University Hospital following a short life full of ...

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Man, 70s, killed following incident involving bull on Cork farm

Man, 70s, killed following incident involving bull on Cork farm

A man in his 70s has died following an incident involving a bull on a farm in Ballinhassig, Co Cork.

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Teenager appeals life sentence for murder of Cameron Blair

Teenager appeals life sentence for murder of Cameron Blair

A teenage boy who pleaded guilty to murdering 20-year-old college student Cameron Blair has lodged an appeal in relation to the life sentence imposed on him for ...

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'Every day he wakes up we wonder if it is his last day' - Cork family cocoon with dying son, 8

'Every day he wakes up we wonder if it is his last day' - Cork family cocoon with dying son, 8

A family who two months ago were told that that their eight-year-old son had in the region of a week to live are cocooning with him as they cherish their remaining ...

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Feud trio bailed on violent disorder charges as long as they do not post Facebook messages to rivals

Feud trio bailed on violent disorder charges as long as they do not post Facebook messages to rivals

A father, son and nephew have been warned not to post any messages on social media to a rival family with whom they have a feud or they will end up in jail.

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Cork City FC's 'Big Rebel Sleep Out' 2020 goes into back-gardens amid Covid-19

Cork City FC's 'Big Rebel Sleep Out' 2020 goes into back-gardens amid Covid-19

The Big Rebel Sleep Out to raise money for homeless charity Focus Ireland is to continue amid the Covid 19 outbreak with participants instead going out their back ...

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 'Flower fanatic' donates field of tulips to Kerry nursing homes

'Flower fanatic' donates field of tulips to Kerry nursing homes

A Dutch flower grower based in Kerry who was facing in to having to dump a field of tulips in the compost heap because of the Covid 19 lockdown has instead donated ...

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Haulbowline Navy officer gets biggest question of all in Zoom family quiz

Haulbowline Navy officer gets biggest question of all in Zoom family quiz

An officer in the Irish Navy based in Haulbowline in Co Cork received the surprise of a lifetime whilst playing a lockdown Zoom family quiz, when her Abu Dhabi-based ...

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Cork nursing home trials Covid-19 detection system

Cork nursing home trials Covid-19 detection system

Oaklodge Nursing Home in Cloyne, Co Cork, is the first nursing home to pilot innovative remote temperature checking software that can detect early Covid-19 warning ...

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Two charged with 'crime spree', including robbing Cork pensioner of €2,700 while posing as gardaí

Two charged with 'crime spree', including robbing Cork pensioner of €2,700 while posing as gardaí

Two men have appeared in court in connection with a string of burglaries on the same day, including an incident where an 83-year-old woman had savings of €2,700 ...

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Two arrested in connection with five burglaries in Cork

Two arrested in connection with five burglaries in Cork

Gardaí have arrested two men for questioning about five burglaries in Cork city including the theft of a sizeable sum of cash from a women in her 80s.

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Man appears in Cork court in connection with €125k drugs seizure

Man appears in Cork court in connection with €125k drugs seizure

Paulo Rodriguez was charged with possession of cocaine and with possession of cocaine for sale or supply in Fermoy on April 11.

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'He died in his mother's arms' - Dad thanks Cork community for son's 'magical send-off'

'He died in his mother's arms' - Dad thanks Cork community for son's 'magical send-off'

A father whose seven-year-old son passed away from a brain tumour whilst watching cartoons in the arms of his mother, has thanked a Cork community for giving his ...

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Huge surge in coffee sales reported in Ireland

Huge surge in coffee sales reported in Ireland

Coffee lovers deprived of their favourite caffeine fix at cafes have turned to the internet to purchase beans online with a major surge in sales across Ireland.

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Garda given another reason to celebrate after recovering from Covid-19

Garda given another reason to celebrate after recovering from Covid-19

Sgt Paul Cullen, a father-of-three from Balbriggan, Co Dublin, was initially under the impression that he had a chest infection.

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Vandals dig up Cork streets, neatly stack paving slabs and fill holes with flowers

Vandals dig up Cork streets, neatly stack paving slabs and fill holes with flowers

Gardaí in Cork have launched an investigation after vandals dug up sections of a pavement in the city centre and then filled the holes with cut flowers and ...

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Debenhams treated us 'very shabbily' by throwing Irish operation 'under the bus', says former employee

Debenhams treated us 'very shabbily' by throwing Irish operation 'under the bus', says former employee

Debenhams in the UK threw their Irish operation "under the bus" last week according to aggrieved former employees who have expressed horror at being told of their ...

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Couple who got married in Marymount Hospice live stream ceremony to siblings

Couple who got married in Marymount Hospice live stream ceremony to siblings

A couple who got married over the weekend in Marymount Hospice in Cork were able to transmit their ceremony to siblings in various parts of the world via iPads following ...

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Man charged with hijacking teen's car in Co Cork

Man charged with hijacking teen's car in Co Cork

He said that the 17-year-old was not physically injured in the incident. However, he was shaken by it.

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Cork hospice asks for iPad donations for dying patients amid visiting restrictions

Cork hospice asks for iPad donations for dying patients amid visiting restrictions

Due to social distancing, families are unable to support their loved ones in the way they would have before.

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Grieving widow asks public to be mindful of single parents during Covid 19 outbreak

Grieving widow asks public to be mindful of single parents during Covid 19 outbreak

Ms Hobbs feels deeply uncomfortable when she brings her small children grocery shopping. Three of her children are under the age of four.

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Solitary floral tribute to the Titanic in Cobh marks ill-fated voyage

Solitary floral tribute to the Titanic in Cobh marks ill-fated voyage

For the first time in over 20 years, there will no public ceremony to mark the anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic in its last port of call.

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Cork granddad recovers from Covid-19 in time for 66th birthday

Cork granddad recovers from Covid-19 in time for 66th birthday

A grandfather of 10 has celebrated his 66th birthday at home after recovering from Covid-19 with his family stressing the importance of giving hope to people whose ...

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Vera Twomey 'delighted' access to medicinal cannabis continues amid Covid-19 outbreak

Vera Twomey 'delighted' access to medicinal cannabis continues amid Covid-19 outbreak

Minister for Health, Simon Harris, today announced an initiative for patients who avail of a Ministerial licence for medicinal cannabis products to have the products ...

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