Medics take to their bikes in push for cycling lanes between Cork hospitals

Medics take to their bikes in push for cycling lanes between Cork hospitals

Medics led a cycle-bus ride across Cork city today to present a petition to City Hall, signed by more than 3,000 people, calling for a protected bike lane between the city’s large hospitals.

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Community lauds gardaí in Cork after massive heroin seizure

Community lauds gardaí in Cork after massive heroin seizure

Community leaders have praised gardaí in Cork for taking a “destructive poison” off the streets following the largest seizure of heroin in the city.

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Update: Teen escapes serious injury after fall into cave off Cork island

Update: Teen escapes serious injury after fall into cave off Cork island

A teenager has been airlifted in serious condition to hospital in Cork after falling into a cave on an island off Cork.

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Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

A researcher at the Tyndall Institute in Cork has been awarded a prestigious grant to run interactive online summer camps for children.

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Cork pizza company opens new factory with plans to grow internationally

Cork pizza company opens new factory with plans to grow internationally

A Cork pizza company is expanding its operations and workforce to meet demands as consumers increased their spend on groceries during Covid-19 restrictions.

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Clarks joins the growing list of retail casualties on Cork's Patrick's Street

Clarks joins the growing list of retail casualties on Cork's Patrick's Street

Retailers are tentatively reopening their doors as Covid-19 subsides but the scars caused by the pandemic are evident on streets across the country.

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Corcadorca manager leaves position after 17 years and urges government to support the arts

Corcadorca manager leaves position after 17 years and urges government to support the arts

The producing powerhouse behind Cork's award-winning theatre company, Corcadorca, is leaving to explore new opportunities.

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Credit unions back plan to plant 7,000 native trees across Cork

Credit unions back plan to plant 7,000 native trees across Cork

How do you like them apples? The credit union movement has backed an ambitious plan to plant 7,000 native trees across East Cork.

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Heaphy name has stopped young member of notorious Cork family finding home for her children

Heaphy name has stopped young member of notorious Cork family finding home for her children

One of the youngest members of the notorious Heaphy family, which has established links to drug dealing in Cork, said her name is preventing her and her children from finding a home.

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Irish Examiner View: Minister promises M20 motorway will be delivered

Irish Examiner View: Minister promises M20 motorway will be delivered

The M20 — a motorway connecting Limerick and Cork — has assumed mythical, almost holy grail status. Everyone knows it might some day come to pass but no one knows when. Indeed, some sections of the road were cleared to facilitate its development so very long ago that they have, to use a contemporary phrase, naturally rewilded. Felled trees have been replaced and a second clearing will be necessary if the M20 is to be finalised.

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Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork last night

Man arrested after shots fired at gardaí in Cork last night

Shots were fired around 11.45pm in Fermoy in the county and Mayfield in the city, it has emerged.

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Person in garda custody rushed to Cork hospital with suspected heroin overdose

Person in garda custody rushed to Cork hospital with suspected heroin overdose

A person who was taken into custody yesterday evening was rushed to hospital with a suspected heroin overdose.

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Traffic congestion levels in Cork on the rise again as workers return

Traffic congestion levels in Cork on the rise again as workers return

According to TomTom's traffic index ranking, last Friday evening was the busiest in weeks, showing a congestion rate of 61% at 4pm - a 20% increase from the same time the week previously.

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Plans for 162 houses and apartments at Cork's Banduff

Plans for 162 houses and apartments at Cork's Banduff

Plans for more than 160 homes in a new housing estate on the northside of Cork city have been unveiled.

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Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

Woman airlifted to hospital after fall on Cork cliff trail

A woman is being airlifted to hospital after a fall while walking on a cliff trail in West Cork this afternoon.

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Fermoy leisure centre faces long closure

Fermoy leisure centre faces long closure

A hugely-popular county council-run leisure centre in North Cork will not reopen for several months as the replacement for its malfunctioning air filtration system needs to come from a factory in a Covid-19-ravaged area of Italy.

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Concerns raised about 'dominating effect' of proposed new hotel for Cork's Coliseum

Concerns raised about 'dominating effect' of proposed new hotel for Cork's Coliseum

A proposed new hotel on the site of the former Coliseum cinema in Cork city has hit a stumbling block after city planners raised concerns about the "dominating effect" the structure would have on the street.

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Permission granted for Victoria Cross student apartment complex in Cork city

Permission granted for Victoria Cross student apartment complex in Cork city

An Bord Pleanála has overruled its own inspector and granted planning permission for a development of a student apartment complex in Victoria Cross in Cork city.

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Cork Business Association backs 'fair and just' redundancy package for Debenhams workers

Cork Business Association backs 'fair and just' redundancy package for Debenhams workers

The Cork Business Association (CBA) has asked the chairman of Debenhams to fund a "fair and just” redundancy package for the hundreds of loyal staff in Ireland who lost their jobs in April following the closure of its 11 stores here.

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Cork dad runs the length of Ireland to raise funds for Cappagh orthopaedic hospital

Cork dad runs the length of Ireland to raise funds for Cappagh orthopaedic hospital

Barry Sheehan's son Michael was diagnosed with osteofibrous dysplasia in his left tibia in 2017, when a trip to hospital for a football injury, aged 8, revealed tumours around a fractured leg bone.

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Plans lodged for the redevelopment of Cork's historic Queens Old Castle

Plans lodged for the redevelopment of Cork's historic Queens Old Castle

Cork's historic Queens Old Castle could be set for a new lease of life after a planning application to redevelop the iconic building was submitted to Cork City Council.

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Wendy Oke: Developing the Netflix of children's learning

Wendy Oke: Developing the Netflix of children's learning

Dr Wendy Oke speaks to Eve Kelliher about providing educators the platform to help children develop

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Money transfer firm Remitly to take office space in Cork's Penrose Dock

Money transfer firm Remitly to take office space in Cork's Penrose Dock

Online money transfer company Remitly is to open an office in Ireland taking up space in the new Penrose Dock development in Cork.

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Major transport problems await Irish cities in autumn, says expert

Major transport problems await Irish cities in autumn, says expert

Irish cities face a major traffic problem if current health guidelines remain in place into the autumn, according to a leading expert.

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Sean O'Riordan: Name reversal helped to put Cobh on the map

Sean O'Riordan: Name reversal helped to put Cobh on the map

One hundred years ago this week, a small town took on the might of the world’s largest empire with an act of defiance which reverberated globally, writes Sean O’Riordan.

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Question of Taste: Ruairi Donovan, Cork Midsummer Moments

Question of Taste: Ruairi Donovan, Cork Midsummer Moments

Ruairi Donovan is a choreographer currently in lockdown in Cork city but he usually lives on Cape Clear Island. One of the organisers of Quarter Block Party, he is also involved in the BINGE project for Cork Midsummer Festival.

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Four injured in serious two-car crash in Co Cork

Four injured in serious two-car crash in Co Cork

Gardaí at Macroom are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact them.

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Public consultation commences on how Cork should develop over next decade

Public consultation commences on how Cork should develop over next decade

An extensive public consultation has commenced on how Cork should develop as a place to live and work over the coming decade.

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Major apartment scheme in Cork city to accommodate 280 students

Major apartment scheme in Cork city to accommodate 280 students

The developers of a major student apartment scheme in Cork city centre are aiming to have the new complex operating by September 2022.

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Cork tourist sites throw open their doors in much-needed boost for culture lovers

Cork tourist sites throw open their doors in much-needed boost for culture lovers

Some of Cork's best loved tourism amenities are putting the finishing touches in place ahead of planned reopenings on Monday after a lengthy break.

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'Key enabler' road on Cork's northside to be mapped out

'Key enabler' road on Cork's northside to be mapped out

Consultants are to be appointed to map out the route for a "key enabler" road on the northside of Cork city.

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Dursey Island cable car hits ecological roadblock

Dursey Island cable car hits ecological roadblock

The Dursey Island cable car. The €10 million redevelopment of the Dursey Island cable car has hit a roadblock over fears about the impact of the project on nesting birds on the island.

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Development charges in Cork to be halved to motivate construction industry

Development charges in Cork to be halved to motivate construction industry

Development charges on new houses and apartments in Cork city will be halved under new measures to motivate construction.

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'A wonderful ambassador for the city': Dapper doorman John scoops gong for best concierge in Ireland

'A wonderful ambassador for the city': Dapper doorman John scoops gong for best concierge in Ireland

You have to take your hat off to him - the legendary doorman at Cork’s historic Metropole Hotel, famous for his top-hat and tails, has been named the best concierge in Ireland.

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Cork named fifth best city in Europe for economic potential

Cork named fifth best city in Europe for economic potential

Cork city has been named the fifth best city in Europe for economic potential by the influential publisher, the Financial Times .

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Irish Examiner view: Student parties provoke fear

Irish Examiner view: Student parties provoke fear

There is, in almost every country, a tradition of the old decrying the young.

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Concerns of odours from proposed crematorium in Cork town

Concerns of odours from proposed crematorium in Cork town

Concerns were raised that odours from a proposed crematorium near Kanturk could 'linger' in the valley around the site.

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Friends of late Cameron Blair hold graveside vigil to mark 21st birthday

Friends of late Cameron Blair hold graveside vigil to mark 21st birthday

Friends of the late Cameron Blair have paid tribute to the murdered Cork student, with a graveside vigil to mark his 21st birthday.

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Covid-19 forces Air India bomb victims commemoration to go online

Covid-19 forces Air India bomb victims commemoration to go online

The people of West Cork joined an online commemoration today to mark the 35th anniversary of the Air India terrorist attack.

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Garda appeal after woman suffers serious head injuries in Cork city assault

Garda appeal after woman suffers serious head injuries in Cork city assault

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after a woman known to the homeless services in Cork city suffered serious head injuries in an assault.

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Cork County Council launches tourism and hospitality website

Cork County Council launches tourism and hospitality website

Cork County Council has said it is the first local authority to launch a comprehensive online tourism directory focused on helping reopening businesses to capitalise on ‘staycations’ as well as to foreign tourists once feasible.

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Coillte abandons plan to build road through Cork woodland

Coillte abandons plan to build road through Cork woodland

Coillte has axed controversial plans to build a forest road in a Cork city woodland but does plan to fell trees from a section of the forest.

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Donal Hickey: Explore your shore to find real treasure trove

Donal Hickey: Explore your shore to find real treasure trove

As people respond to the magnetic pull of the sea, expect to see plenty of coastal images in the Irish Examiner’s readers’ photo competition.

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Carrigtwohill, Cork — the ultimate success story in welcoming 'new Irish'

Carrigtwohill, Cork — the ultimate success story in welcoming 'new Irish'

A small town in Cork has been hailed as "the ultimate success story" for its success in the integration of refugees and "new Irish".

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'Over the moon': Cork man who spent months sleeping in car gets keys to new apartment

'Over the moon': Cork man who spent months sleeping in car gets keys to new apartment

Home Editor Eve Kelliher talks to a 30-year-old who says moving into his new home in Fermoy this week has been life-changing in every way

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Cork councillor anger after planning decision for Blackrock apartments overturned

Cork councillor anger after planning decision for Blackrock apartments overturned

A development of 30 apartments on the southside of Cork city is set to proceed after An Bord Pleanála overruled a decision by members of Cork City Council to oppose it.

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An Bórd Pleanála give green light for quays and flood relief project that will 'transform' Cork city

An Bórd Pleanála give green light for quays and flood relief project that will 'transform' Cork city

An Bórd Pleanála has approved a €6m public realm upgrade of historic Cork city quays which includes flood defences, saying it will deliver significant benefits for the city.

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Paschal Donohoe: FG would 'argue very firmly' in favour of Cork-Limerick motorway project

Paschal Donohoe: FG would 'argue very firmly' in favour of Cork-Limerick motorway project

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has said that Fine Gael would “argue very firmly” in favour of the Cork-Limerick motorway project while the Green Party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin said that if commitments and investment had already been made then such projects would be likely to go ahead.

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Clarification needed on M20 project, Cork TD urges

Clarification needed on M20 project, Cork TD urges

It comes as there are concerns that the motorway won't go ahead if the Greens decide to go into government.

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'It only takes one or two cranks to start a trend': Cork bookshop owner not worried about boycott calls

'It only takes one or two cranks to start a trend': Cork bookshop owner not worried about boycott calls

A bookshop owner says reaction to a mask-wearing policy has been mostly positive, despite calls for a boycott of the store.

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Statues of Cork: Local heroes and a royal rumpus

Statues of Cork: Local heroes and a royal rumpus

Not only does the representation of Fr Matthew have a line in classic Cork song 'The Boys of Fairhill', it occupies a prominent place in the city's main thoroughfare, and is easily the best-known statue in the city.

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Cork covid survivor spent 79 days on ventilator

Cork covid survivor spent 79 days on ventilator

A Douglas woman received thunderous applause as she was moved to a general ward in Bon Secours Hospital after 79 days on a life support machine due to Covid-19.

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Blarney Golf Resort staff want their redundancy payments

Blarney Golf Resort staff want their redundancy payments

Staff affected by the sudden closure of a Cork city hotel earlier this year must get their redundancy payments before the building is sold for redevelopment as a nursing home.

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eBusiness body partners with Cork IT firm

eBusiness body partners with Cork IT firm

The representative body for digital and online sellers is to partner with a Cork company to improve broadband connectivity in rural areas.

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New motorsport centre in Cork 'could save lives'

New motorsport centre in Cork 'could save lives'

Building a motorsport centre in Cork to divert youths from dangerous driving on public roads could save lives, a TD has said.

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Regeneration package a boost for Blackpool

Regeneration package a boost for Blackpool

The Respond housing agency is one of the organisations involved in the project, along with Cork City Council and Department of Housing, and funded through the Capital Assistance Scheme and the Capital Advanced Leasing Facility.

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Bike lane plan for Cork's South Mall amid outdoor dining talks

Bike lane plan for Cork's South Mall amid outdoor dining talks

Plans for a two-way protected bike lane on Cork’s South Mall have been unveiled as talks about outdoor dining plans along two busy city streets continue.

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It could happen to a Bishop - Paul Colton celebrates becoming the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop in 400 years

It could happen to a Bishop - Paul Colton celebrates becoming the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop in 400 years

Tributes have to been paid to Bishop Paul Colton, who has become the longest-serving Church of Ireland bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in 400 years.

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Irish Water and Cork City Council urge people to 'think before you pour' after fatberg blockage in sewer

Irish Water and Cork City Council urge people to 'think before you pour' after fatberg blockage in sewer

Irish Water has issued a warning after a fatberg blocked a sewer and caused an overflow in the heart of Cork city.

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Residents fed up with weekend parties demand fines for those who don't control tenants

Residents fed up with weekend parties demand fines for those who don't control tenants

Landlords who fail to control their tenants must face hefty fines, residents living in Cork’s university quarter said after another weekend of lockdown parties in rented houses in their area.

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