What you see is what you’ll get - that was the pledge from the Office of Public Works (OPW) to the people of Cork yesterday as public reaction to its latest Lower Lee flood defence designs continued.
A controversial €6m road upgrade to help open Cork’s sprawling south docklands for more development has been given the green light despite claims the planning process was flawed.
Gardaí investigating the report of a midnight burglary at a barbershop found the culprit hiding under a table at the back of the premises with €30 in coins in his pocket.
The Green Party wants to reintroduce towing operations in Cork city in a bid to tackle widespread and persistent illegal parking in bike and bus lanes.
Traders in Cork city centre have called for “open, clear and honest consultation” before any decisions are made on the location of a supervised drug injection centre.
A study has identified Cork’s quays and nearby streets as blackspots for drug injecting and as possible sites for a supervised injecting centre.
The revamped Cork City local electoral areas are posing challenges and changes across the city but the northside of the river is undergoing a far more drastic change.
A 38-year-old man who got into rehabilitation and managed to stay off drugs such as cocaine for a year fell back into addiction when he suffered a severe ankle fracture and was prescribed codeine.
Part of the world’s largest collection of Famine-related art has arrived in Cork.
Keen golfers have a great chance to get on the fairway to heaven — a golf classic is taking place at Castlemartyr Resort next month to raise funds for vital preservation and restoration work at St Mary’s Church in Cork.
Cork composer Bernard Geary returns to his hometown to hear one of his pieces performed at the choral festival, writes Cathy Desmond
A Portuguese national’s random act of drunkenness saw him climbing up on the roof of a taxi where he jumped up and down causing €2,670 in damage to the car.
The burglary last week of the Rooster pizzeria in Cork was described by the accused man’s own solicitor as “not in the rocket science department”.
A Parisian has pleaded guilty to assaulting a French colleague, grabbing her around the throat, in a bedroom, on the night of her farewell party in Cork.
The route of the first Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon to be staged on a Sunday has been tweaked to avoid clashing with morning Masses.
Uncertainty is the enemy of success. Marathons and long distance races are run on the law of variables.
A garda was threatened in the back of a patrol car by a prisoner who said he would bite off his nose.
Des O’Sullivan reviews a forthcoming show of work by the artist who was brave enough to paint the Famine.
“The Probation Service is breaking down.”
An historic landmark Cork city church will host an open day and garden party next weekend to showcase progress on a major restoration project.
A Corkman wanted by gardaí for carrying €70,000 cocaine through the city nine years ago was extradited from Spain after being arrested there recently for a minor drugs offence.
A city has rallied to help a homeless man who was burnt out of his tent.
Tom Spalding reviews a new book on Holy Trinity Church and the discovery of its Harry Clarke window.
The death of John P (Jack) Phelan, solicitor, on Saturday, March 21, has removed one of the most memorable and admirable members of the legal profession in Munster.
Hundreds of thousands of euro have been invested in cycle lanes and in Cork another €2m has been invested in the Coca Cola bike scheme. But why do potholes still abound, asks Caroline Delaney.
A €500,000 fundraising drive is under way to save and restore a landmark church and priory in the heart of Cork City.
Business leaders in Cork City have called for a halt to major roadwork schemes on key routes in the run-up to Christmas.
Vacant shop windows are being transformed into artistic tourist information panels as part of a new approach to tackle dereliction in Cork City.
Gardaí in Cork City became suspicious of a car being driven without lights after midnight and when they approached, they discovered the motorist was just 14 years old.
The public transport minister and Cork’s city manager have both defended road and cycle lane projects which have caused chaos in parts of the city.
Tony Lyons was counting his lucky stars last night.
Brand new fashion clothing worth €500 was thrown into the River Lee when the woman who stole them was pursued by a store detective.
Can I please take a moment of your time to congratulate Cork City Council on recent works being done in the city.
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Members of the public have been invited to have their say tomorrow on plans for a bike-sharing scheme in Cork.
LOSING a job is a setback for most people, but for some it is an opportunity for adventure.
THE uniquely-labelled Cork Regency mirror featured on this page last week, the Cork clock and the tile pictures of King William of Orange and his Queen, are amongst the lots from the Fort William collection generating huge interest.
A Dominican priest who betrayed the trust of a family in Cork to sexually abuse their son for years has been jailed for three years, with half suspended.
Cork Film Centre has been at the forefront of the growth of filmmaking in the south, writes Carl Dixon
A CORONER recorded a verdict of accidental death after hearing how a young man was swept to his death by one of the worst floods in the River Lee.
A FORMER high-flying banker, who once played the international currency markets, raking in a large salary and bonuses, has given it all up to join the priesthood.
IT mightn’t be “the only Aga on the northside,” as its owner once humorously quipped, but the old range cooker midships here certainly helps anchor 35 Popes Quay to its past.
A MAN who left a betting shop with €250 in his wallet was attacked and robbed in a nearby laneway, a court heard yesterday.
A young Polish man who sustained ten stab wounds in a weekend attack was described today as being in a critical condition as two teenagers who have been charged with assault appeared at Cork District Court.
A 22-year-old man drowned in the River Lee in Cork city overnight after trying to swim out to a small wooden boat.
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