East Cork residents on scavenger hunt for water

Residents from East Cork go to collect water at the Dolphin's Square car park in Youghal, Co Cork.

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Farmers ensure safe collection of milk 800 feet above sea level

This video shows two farmers in tractors helping a bulk tank driver collect the milk at 800 feet above sea level yesterday morning.

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‘Children lost in plain sight every day’, says Barnardos chief

Barnardos children’s charity has launched its new Lost Childhood campaign that puts the spotlight on the one in seven children experiencing homelessness, poverty or neglect.

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UCC to invest €500k in Opera House partnership

Student internships at Cork Opera House and a new postgraduate degree are part of a new partnership that will see University College Cork invest more than €500,000 in the cultural institution.

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WATCH: Waiting for Sheeran as video star Joe celebrates in style

He’s still waiting for his birthday card from Ed Sheeran to arrive, but sheep farmer-turned-internet sensation Joe Kelly did not let that stop the party as he marked his 80th in style with a community celebration.

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Gardaí host Pancake Tuesday spread for deserving Cork children

Dozens of children from around Cork enjoyed a special treat today as gardaí from the Gurranabraher station volunteered their time to serve pancakes.

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Asylum seeker work terms criticised in protests across country

New measures to allow asylum seekers to work in Ireland are impractical, say protesters.

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'One of the finest musicians of his generation' wins Cork Person of the Month award

Multi-talented musician Kevin Jansson, hailed as one of the finest of his generation, is the January 2018 recipient of the Cork Person of the Month award.

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Founder of I Wish STEM showcase sees wish for female pupils come true

Girls have been inspired to take up science, tech, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects and consider careers in the sector thanks to the largest showcase of its kind in Ireland.

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'Passage needs services': Protest over 223 bus service

Watch as residents of Passage West and Sinn Féin members protested outside the Bus Éireann depot at Capwell, Cork, about the bus service on route 223 to Passage West.

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Walk to highlight need for vital cath lab in Waterford

A band of people led by the sisters of a farmer who died in an ambulance on its way to Cork left the front door of University Hospital Waterford yesterday and walked along the last road he travelled on.

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Arts centre annual Christmas fair offers three floors of arts, craft and design in West Cork

Uillinn, West Cork Arts Centre held its annual Christmas fair this weekend offering three floors of arts, craft and design.

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Cancer care fundraiser Denis O’Donovan named as December’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’

Founder of the hugely successful Mercy Recycling Campaign, Denis O’Donovan, has been named as December’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’ winner.

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Munster rugby player launches Mercy Hospital Foundation's Decembeard campaign with a trim

Munster rugby player Billy Holland and barber Tom Winters officially launched The Mercy Hospital Foundation’s Decembeard campaign today.

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Watch: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Killarney Parade

There was some festive magic around the streets of Killarney as the Christmas parade was in town.

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WATCH: Hundreds of Santas cycled through Cork in aid of children's charity

Over 400 Santas turned out in Cork last night for the Santa Cycle  in aid of Scoliosis Straight Ahead in conjunction with CMRF.

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Emergency services put through their paces in Cork nightclub

A knife-wielding attacker was neutralised by armed gardaí during a simulated multiple-stabbing attack and hostage standoff inside a Cork City nightclub — believed to be the first emergency services exercise of its kind in the country.

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€10m revamp for Cork's Kent station unveiled

A new €10m revamp to Cork city’s railway station is to open to tomorrow providing passenger access to the quays for the first time.

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Cork is a-Glow as Lord Mayor switches on festive lights

The Christmas celebrations got off to a glittering start last night as upwards of 20,000 people flocked to Cork city centre for the switching on of the Christmas lights, with Lord Mayor Tony Fitzgerald lighting up the city centre shortly after 7pm.

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Watch: Heineken to unveil revamped historic Cork headquarters

Brewing giant Heineken is toasting a multimillion-euro refurbishment which has transformed its historic Irish corporate headquarters into one of the funkiest office spaces in the country.

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Check out this week's readers' pictures competition shortlist

Here are the latest readers' pictures shortlisted for our photography competition.

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WATCH: Sonia O'Sullivan joins pulmonary hypertension campaigners

Campaigners, including Sonia O'Sullivan, are raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension.

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Check out this week's readers' pictures competition shortlist

Here are the latest readers' pictures shortlisted for our photography competition.

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Watch: Cork Jazz ‘truly a festival for everyone’

Youngsters from the Cork Music Generation joining the New York Brass Band to play Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ on the open-air stage in Emmet Place encapsulated an unofficial theme for this year’s Guinness Cork Jazz festival: The international musical connections the festival has built up over its 40-year history.

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Swimmers gather at Myrtleville for annual vampire swim in support of CUH Children's Unit

The annual Vampire Swim at Myrtleville in Co Cork took place yesterday.

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Port of Cork's Captain Michael McCarthy named October 'Cork Person of the Month’

Captain Michael McCarthy, Commercial Manager, Port of Cork and Chairman of Cruise Europe, has been named October’s ‘Cork Person of the Month’.

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Schools closed again as building inspections set to begin in earnest

The Department of Education has said the decision to close schools for a second day today was taken on child safety grounds as school authorities were only beginning to check the buildings to see what, if any damage, they sustained thanks to yesterday’s unprecedented storms.

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Huge clean-up operation under way as Ophelia leaves trail of destruction

A massive clean-up operation is under way across Cork City after Ophelia left a trail of destruction.

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Ophelia breaks no records but spares no county

Winds reached extraordinary strengths during Storm Ophelia, with one gust recorded at the Fastnet Rock, off Co Cork, reaching a 191km/h.

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Thousands without power in West Cork after storm surge

West Cork was one of the first areas to bear the brunt of Ophelia and a huge clean-up operation will continue today for the biggest storm in living memory.

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Clean-up to centre on Cobh after 12,000 left stranded

After the great storm, the big clean up. As crews start to work around Co Cork, much of the fallout from Storm Ophelia will centre on the Cobh area.

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Car insurance valid in severe weather

Motorists and homeowners have been assured that their insurance is valid during severe weather events, despite claims to the contrary on social media.

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Relentless Rowers ready for Atlantic Challenge

Three of the Relentless Rowers crew Pat O'Connor, Eoin O'Farrell and Sean Underwood from Cork were filmed on board the ocean rowing boat, Saoirse, at the Port of Cork today.

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Temple Street patients play dress-up in spirit of Halloween campaign

Patients of Temple Street Children’s Hospital joined in on a special celebration to launch this year’s 'Trick or Treat for Temple Street' campaign.

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