Post-rehab in Cork facility opens after 12 years

Refurbished B&B sat idle because of funds dispute

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Medical technology firm Stryker to invest €200m at Cork plants

Leading medical technology company Stryker today announced that it is to invest over €200m in Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) projects at three ...

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Ian Bailey ordered to pay €115,000 to family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier

Ian Bailey has been ordered by a French judge to pay €115,000 in compensation to the family of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

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Deaths of three homeless people over six weeks in Cork a 'scandal'

The deaths of three people on the streets of Cork in just six weeks highlights the need for an additional accommodation centre for the homeless in the city according ...

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John Kerry will not run for US presidency, former Secretary of State confirms

Former US Secretary of State and the Democratic nominee for President in 2004, John Kerry, has ruled out putting his hat in the ring for the next Presidential race. ...

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100,000 visitors expected in Cork for SeaFest and Oceans Wealth Summit

Cork city is preparing to welcome visitors from 90 countries and dignitaries from over 30 countries this weekend for the SeaFest festival and the Oceans Wealth Summit. ...

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Junior Cert joy for teen in hospital for four months due to wheelchair delays

A teenage boy who was hospitalised for four months at a cost of up to €120,000 to the State because of delays in the allocation of a wheelchair has defied the ...

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Bus Éireann helps Sanctuary runners as 8,000 take part in Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon

Bus Éireann kindly stepped in to provide transport to bring Sanctuary runners from the Direct Provision centre in Kinsale Road in Cork to Patrick Street today ...

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Rod Stewart pays tribute to Liam Miller at Cork gig

Superstar Rod Stewart paid a warm tribute to the late footballer Liam Miller, at his concert in Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork last night, posting a picture ...

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Michael Flatley endorses his former chef's bid to be Mayor of Clonakilty

Irish dance superstar, Michael Flatley, has recorded a special video endorsing his former chef's bid to become the directly elected Mayor of Clonakilty in West Cork. ...

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'You have to be emotionally regulated' - How beekeeping is helping teach mindfulness to vulnerable teens

A University College Cork student is using beekeeping to teach mindfulness to vulnerable young people in a Cork city school.

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Sophie Toscan Du Plantier's son appeals for witnesses to testify at Bailey trial

The son of murdered French woman Sophie Toscan Du Plantier has urged locals in West Cork to travel to Paris to testify at the trial of English journalist Ian Bailey. ...

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Cork to receive €30m cash boost from Marquee concerts

Acts due to perform at the Marquee in the coming weeks include Hall and Oates, Kris Kristofferson, Toto, David Gray, Tommy Tiernan, Bros, Christy Moore and Nathan ...

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Election candidate campaigning against anti-social behaviour has car vandalised

A Cork City Council election candidate who has campaigned against illegal dumps and anti-social behaviour has been subjected to vandalism at her home.

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Mother who fought for medicinal cannabis for her daughter to publish book 'to help other parents'

Medicinal cannabis campaigner, Vera Twomey, who fought a lengthy campaign to secure THC oil for her sick daughter is set to publish a book detailing her experiences ...

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GSK reassures staff as it sells Cork site to Thermo Fisher Scientific

Global Healthcare company GSK has reassured staff that there will be no job losses at its Cork plant in spite of an agreement to sell the site to Thermo Fisher Scientific. ...

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Update: Man who died on farm in Cork named locally

The Health and Safety Authority is investigating after a man in his early 50s died in a farming accident in Cork.

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'She did what she needed to do': Girl, 8, learns to walk for Holy Communion

An eight-year-old girl who travelled to America for surgery to help her walk has seen her dream come true making her way up the aisle at her First Holy Communion ...

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Mother of Cork hit-and-run toddler 'ecstatic' that he is walking again

Zac Higgins, from Mahon in Cork city, was diagnosed with a diffuse axonal injury (DAI) to the brain following the incident.

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Stephen Teap urges families to take part in cancer fun runs

A father of two who has advocated for improved cancer screening after his wife died of cervical cancer has appealed to the public to take part in Irish Cancer Society ...

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5-yr-old who says 'bold people in his head are making him bold' and who has talked of suicide, can't get urgent help, says mum

"He told me he was unhappy because he was so bold all the time and he wanted to go to heaven so he wouldn't make me sad anymore."

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Head of Dutch hospital apologises to widower of Adrienne Cullen for 'scapegoating' comment

A Dutch hospital responsible for the death through medical negligence of an Irish patient has apologised to the widower in the case after their CEO accused him of ...

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Gardaí investigating after 13 dead rabbits left on path to village school

Gardaí in Fermoy are trying to establish who is responsible for placing 13 dead rabbits on a pathway in the village of Conna in East Cork this morning.

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Adi Roche: Chernobyl series will detail 'one of the greatest cover-ups in history'

“Chernobyl” dramatises the 1986 nuclear accident which released radioactive material across Belarus, Russia and Ukraine.

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Netherlands to honour cervical cancer campaigner Adrienne Cullen with memorial lecture

An Irish cervical cancer campaigner who lost her life because of medical negligence is due to be remembered at a special lecture in the Netherlands next month.

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Cork football clubs appeal for public's help after vandals cause thousands of euro worth of damage

Football clubs in Cork are appealing to members of the public to report anti social behaviour with one facility which has incurred €10,000 worth of damage in ...

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Choral Festival will bring €10m cash boost to Cork region

The 65th Cork International Choral Festival, which is set to take place this week, will provide the region with a €10 million cash boost.

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'We have had 25 years of blank purgatory': Father of man feared murdered in Cork's 'House of Horrors'

The father of a man who is presumed to have been murdered in Cork’s 'House of Horrors' in 1994 has issued an appeal for information that will lead to the recovery ...

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'He is smiling. He is laughing': Cork toddler injured in hit-and-run 'doing well'

A toddler who was diagnosed with a brain injury after he was knocked down in a hit and run last month is sitting up, smiling and laughing but cannot yet speak or ...

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Asylum seekers going batty for cricket

Cricket players living in direct provision in Cork who are practising between buildings at their accommodation centre are in a frantic search to find a place to ...

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'Harrowing' evidence as inquest hears Kerry man died by suicide shortly after hospital discharge

The widow of a man who died by suicide has criticised the HSE for not sending a representative to his inquest after a previous hearing revealed that he died less ...

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Teenager in critical condition following collision between car and truck in Cork

A teenager is in a critical condition and three others have been left seriously hurt after a collision between a car and a truck in Co Cork this afternoon.

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'They are fantastic at their sports': Formerly conjoined twins hoping to become Paralympians

Formerly conjoined twins from Cork who hit the headlines over the weekend when Hollywood actor, Tom Hanks, sent them a personalised Toy Story video are set to receive ...

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Cork radio station dedicated to Rod Stewart launched ahead of Páirc Uí Chaoimh gig

Rod Stewart has recorded jingles for a Cork radio station which has been launched in his honour ahead of his Páirc Uí Chaoimh performance on May 25.

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'You've got a friend in me': Tom Hanks shoots video for Cork conjoined twins

Hollywood superstar Tom Hanks has shot a special Toy Story video for Irish twins who were born conjoined after learning that they have kept their Woody and Buzz ...

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Survivor: Gardaí should question nuns

Nuns who ran the Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork should be questioned under caution by gardaí, a woman who gave birth to an infant there nearly 50 ...

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Bessborough nuns should be questioned by gardaí, former resident urges

Limerick woman, Ann O'Gorman, who had a little girl called Evelyn at Bessborough when she was just 17 years old, says that gardaí need to intervene in order ...

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Gardai investigate claims prisoner was sexually assaulted by other inmates

Gardai are investigating claims that a prisoner was sexually assaulted by other inmates in Cork Prison.

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Fota announces birth of endangered lion cubs

Fota Wildlife Park in Cork has announced the birth of four Asian lion cubs (Panthera leo persica).

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Inquest hears asylum seeker forced to take bus from Cork to Dublin for treatment in last weeks of life

An asylum seeker with a heart condition who was unable to walk 200 metres without extreme breathlessness spent his last few weeks of life in extreme distress as ...

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Cork summit announces Former US Secretary of State John Kerry as keynote speaker

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry has been announced as a keynote speaker at Ireland’s flagship blue economy conference Our Ocean Wealth at City Hall ...

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Photos: Cars, Rolexes and knives among items seized in organised crime raids in Cork

A number of raids are being carried out across Cork city and county as part of an investigation into organised crime.

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Man arrested in connection with murder of Mikolaj Wilk released without charge

A file is to be prepared for the DPP after a man in his thirties arrested in connection with the murder of Polish father of two, Mikolaj Wilk, was released without ...

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Update: Father missing from Cork since last week found safe and well

Update: Eddie Smyth has been located safe and well.

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Rachel Allen's son Joshua remanded on drugs charges

Joshua Allen, 19, has been remanded to Cork Circuit Criminal Court after appearing before Midleton District Court on six drugs charges.

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Cork pensioner fighting for his life after 'horrendous' accident in Malta

A pensioner with a "heart of gold" who has a special relationship with Malta after he donated a historic Naval crest to the country is fighting for his life after ...

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Cork-based asylum seeker band to go on tour of direct provision centres

Asylum seekers from as diverse countries as the Ukraine and Burundi plan to go on a tour of direct provision centres all around the country next year in a bid to ...

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Cork schoolboys raise over €50,000 for classmate with cancer

Transition year students at St Colman's in Fermoy, Co Cork recorded a version of "Lean on Me" which they released last year.

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Cork toddler diagnosed with devastating brain injury after hit and run

A two-year-old boy who was knocked down in a hit and run in Mahon on the south side of Cork city has been diagnosed with a diffuse axonal injury (DAI) to the brain. ...

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Young Offenders star Chris Walley wins Olivier award

The Cork actor won the award for his work in Martin McDonagh's "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" which ran in the West End last year.

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