Latest: GAA say Páirc Uí Chaoimh can't be used for Liam Miller tribute match

Latest: The GAA have said their hands are tied in relation to the rule preventing Páirc Uí Chaoimh being used for a Liam Miller tribute match.

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Latest: Ryanair accuse Forsa of 'wasting time' with 'pointless strike'

Ryanair has written to trade union Forsa in connection with the airline's cancellation of 16 flights next Tuesday.

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Richard Bruton publishes wellbeing policy for schools

Students should experience a sense of belonging, connection and safety in school.

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Rachel Allen to close city restaurant for €1m, eight-week revamp

TV chef Rachel Allen is to close her first restaurant for a €1m casual dining reinvention. Rachel’s, on Cork’s Washington St, which opened in March 2017, will close on August 8 for the eight-week revamp.

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Tusla overpaid staff by more than €1m

Payroll overpayments in excess of €1m, €4.7m spent on goods and services without proper procurement, and weaknesses in oversight and monitoring of grants to outside agencies are among the concerns flagged in the 2017 annual financial statements of Tusla, the child and family agency.

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Páirc Uí Chaoimh's Liam Miller refusal to be queried by government

The Government is to seek an explanation from the Cork County Board, amid concerns that the decision not to allow the Liam Miller tribute match take place at Pairc Ui Chaoimh may have broken the conditions of a grant paid towards the stadium’s redevelopment.

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Man caught with heroin after falling in with bad crowd

A Lithuanian man travelled to Cork on the promise of work but fell in with bad company and was caught with 10 deals of heroin on the Fever Hospital steps in Blackpool.

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Defendant took photo of judge and gardaí in courtroom

A man on trial at Cork District Court for threatening his nephew at a bus stop was caught photographing gardaí and the judge in the courtroom.

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Daniel and Majella plan unique American road trip

Daniel and Majella O’Donnell are bringing their unique brand of travelogue magic Stateside with a brand-new road trip.

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Garda campaign advises young men to avoid violence

A Garda campaign has been launched urging young men to think, rather than use violence, as figures show a 10-year peak in assaults in 2017.

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Hard Brexit could cost 40,000 jobs, Donohoe warns

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has warned that a hard Brexit could cost up to 40,000 jobs.

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Ryanair to cancel flights as pilots strike for third time

Ryanair will today announce details of a further 16 flights which are to be cancelled next Tuesday due to a third 24-hour strike by a number of its pilots here.

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Government's rebuilding Ireland strategy ‘has failed’

The Government’s Rebuilding Ireland strategy, aimed at easing the housing crisis, has failed and requires a doubling of funds for social and affordable homes.

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Naughten warns Facebook of huge fines over content

Communications Minister Denis Naughten has warned Facebook chiefs they will be hit with multi-million euro fines if they continue to breach online safety rules.

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Ian Paisley sorry for breach in parliamentary rules

The DUP’s Ian Paisley begged his constituents to retain confidence in him during an emotional apology in the British House of Commons for a major breach of parliamentary rules.

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Conor’s son to be named in his honour, funeral told

The priest officiating at the funeral of a man who was fatally stabbed on the street last week has questioned why people carry knives when they result in so much tragedy.

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86 children sent to adult psychiatric units in 2017

There were 86 admissions of children to adult psychiatric units in 2017, a jump of 28% on the previous year.

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Environment lobby group awaits ruling on Cork incinerator review

An environment lobby group is hoping the High Court will next week approve an application seeking a judicial review of An Bord Pleanála’s controversial thumbs-up for a €160m incinerator in Cork Harbour.

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Step up preparations for ‘cliff-edge’ Brexit, says EU

Businesses, embassies, and public services across EU states have been warned to step up preparations for a “cliff-edge” Brexit outcome with hopes dwindling of a smooth withdrawal deal.

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Lidl seeks permission for flats in fresh supermarket bid

Retail giant Lidl wants to build apartments as part of a new scheme on a site in a Cork suburb where its previous shop-only plan was shot down.

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Life-saving brain tumour surgery a success for Cork teenager Aaron McMahon

The surgeon who removed a life-threatening brain tumour from Irish teen Aaron McMahon says he can look forward to “life as usual” and may leave hospital by the weekend.

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Pope Francis is a global star, says top cleric

Some people see Pope Francis as a “global religious star”, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said when discussing the pontiff’s pastoral visit to Ireland next month.

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Archaeologists dig in at Dublin site over pay claims

Commercial archaeologists investigating a historical site in Dublin downed their trowels in a bid to force their employer to talk to them.

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Cyber security warning for public bodies after scam

The cybersecurity of all taxpayer-funded bodies is set to be investigated after a foundation used to raise donor funds for Trinity College lost almost €1m when it was targeted by fraudsters in an online scam.

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Duo scale new heights for Cork Harbour incinerator fight

Two friends have decided on a novel way of raising funds for an organisation trying to prevent a €160m incinerator being built in Cork Harbour.

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Organisers tried to have Liam Miller match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh

Organisers of the highly anticipated tribute match to Liam Miller made an unsuccessful attempt to host the occasion at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in a bid to meet the huge demand for tickets.

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Fines warning to social media giants

Facebook and other social media giants could be hit with fines “large enough to hit the profit of the company” for breaching online safety guidelines, the Taoiseach has warned.

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Fears planned Metro line in south Dublin will create ‘Berlin Wall’

The planned new Metro line in south Dublin will create a “Berlin Wall” severing communities, forcing people to use cars and creating urban blight, residents have warned.

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Drug boss link to €3m ecstasy and ketamine haul

One of the country’s major drug bosses is suspected of being behind one of the largest hauls of ecstasy and ketamine in recent years.

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Under the shadow of the Liberator, Ireland stands firm on Brexit

It wasn’t quite on the same scale as Brexiteers puffing out their chests and quoting Winston Churchill’s “we will fight them on the beaches” speech, but, in an Irish context, there was no avoiding the point being made by the Cabinet yesterday.

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Katherine Zappone to hear views on Tuam home site

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone is to visit Tuam next Monday to hear from people affected by the mother and baby home scandal.

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Galway creche closes temporarily after E.coli outbreak

A Galway creche has been forced to close temporarily after an outbreak of E.coli which left two small children needing hospitalisation.

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Fine Gael to back Michael D Higgins ‘unconditionally’ in re-election bid

Fine Gael has formally agreed to back Michael D Higgins for a second term as president and closed the door on its party councillors supporting a rival for Áras an Uachtaráin.

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Ministers defend new housing agency

The Government’s new housing agency will not become another Dublin Docklands Development Authority (DDDA), ministers have insisted.

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State ‘should buy Michael Flatley’s mansion’

The Government has been urged to buy Micheal Flatley’s mansion, which is also the ancestral home of the first president of Ireland.

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Prison watchdog warns on drugs in Mountjoy after inmate died after accidental overdose in cell

The prisons inspections watchdog has warned that the availability of illicit drugs in Mountjoy Prison “continues to be a matter of serious concern” following the apparent accidental overdose of an inmate.

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Teddy made to wait for years for tumour removal

Teddy Walsh has a tumour in the corner of his left eye that continues to grow while he waits and waits, for years and years, for an outpatient appointment to see an eye surgeon.

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Roy Keane looks to beat his boss... for a good cause

When Roy Keane is in the dugout, can it ever be called a ‘friendly’?

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Talks in bid to resolve standoff over Páirc Uí Chaoimh lighting costs

Talks are underway in a bid to resolve the standoff over the GAA’s financial contribution towards public lighting upgrades around the revamped Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork.

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Woman told to double hair rage compo offer

A judge has advised a female attacker to double an offer of compensation after a young woman, who had clumps of hair pulled from her head, was left with bald patches for several months.

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Gardaí urged to remove mobile homes

Gardaí have been asked to use powers under traffic and housing legislation to remove two unauthorised Traveller encampments from a town in North Cork.

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Cattle on the run lead to brawl between neighbours over fencing

A row over cattle fencing resulted in a man being convicted of assault and a second criticised for using inflammatory language in a case described by a judge as “a sorry mess between neighbours”.

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