Cork man Padraig O’Reilly was named Irish Red Cross Volunteer of the Year 2018 this afternoon while 12-year-old Donegal native Sarah McConnellogue received the Irish Red Cross Young Volunteer of the Year Award.
Sat, 28 Apr, 2018
An investigation is under way after fire broke out at a recycling plant in Cork — the second fire at the waste management facility in four years.
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
Five units of the Cork City Fire Brigade were needed to tackle a large blaze at the old St Kevin’s unit at the former Our Lady’s Hospital site in Shanakiel.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
Fire crews have been praised for preventing a gorse fire in West Cork — described as the largest in the area for almost 26 years — from spreading to homes, a hotel, and forestry.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
Two separate investigations are under way following the death of a man while laying pipes in a trench in a popular Co Cork caravan park.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
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Mon, 13 Feb, 2017
A coroner is to issue summonses for several key witnesses who failed to attend a joint inquest yesterday into the deaths of two men in a house fire.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Sat, 13 Aug, 2016
Hoax calls make up one in four of the false alarms to which fire crews are dispatched in Cork City and county every year.
Thu, 28 Jul, 2016
The head of a historic secondary school which was engulfed by fire said they hope to resume classes as planned within weeks.
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Staff at a home and garden store in Co Cork yesterday recalled how the premises shook in the aftermath of an explosion that hospitalised two people at the café next door.
Sat, 28 Mar, 2015
A young Cork woman raised the alarm to evacuate her family from their burning home before the smoke eventually overwhelmed her causing her to die .
Wed, 25 Mar, 2015
One person has been killed and another seriously injured on Cork's roads this afternoon.
Fri, 14 Nov, 2014
Hoax calls to Cork city fire brigade could have cost the city more than €4m over the last five years.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
Two mechanics cheated death yesterday after a fire broke out in a garage as they worked.
Thu, 21 Mar, 2013
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a mother of three who was found at her burnt-out home yesterday morning.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2013
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