Missing arms Investigation in Haulbowline

Its expected that about 40 members of the Navy will be questioned by gardai and military police about the disappearance of arms from a navy patrol ship. Checks on the armoury of the LE Niamh found that a 9mm pistol, and rounds of ammunition were missing. The ship had been docked at Haulbowline Naval Base […]

Funeral to take place of women found in Kinsale Hotel

The funeral of Miriam Reidy is taking place in Limerick today. The 35 year old died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning at a hotel in Kinsale last weekend. She’d been attending a hen party in the West Cork tourist town. Gardai and the Health and Safety Authority continue to investigate the incident.

Cork receives 45 honours in Young Scientist 2011

15 year old Alexander Amini from Castleknock College, Dublin has taken home the overall prize for his project entitled, “Tennis sensor data analysis” with Cork receiving an outstanding forty-five honors. The announcement was made by Tánaiste and Minister for Education and Skills, Ms. Mary Coughlan, T.D and Graham Sutherland, CEO, BT Ireland, at the awards […]

Man appears in Court in relation to Youghal Death

A man in his late 20s will appear at a special sitting of Youghal District Court at 6.30pm on the 15th January 2011, charged in connection to the death of Michael O ‘Shea. Gardai arrested the man on the morning the 14th of January 2011 in the Cobh area of Cork. He was detained at […]

Cork sees upsurge in illegal cigarettes in six month period

14 January 2014 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The latest figures compiled by the Irish Tobacco Manufacturers Advisory Committee (ITMAC) have shown that 25 million illegal cigarettes were seized in Cork between April and September last year. This was the third highest in the country with the North Eastern region of Louth / Armagh seeing seizures […]

Swine flu in CUH

Strict visitor restrictions are being introduced with immediate effect at Cork University Hospital (CUH) in an effort to protect patients and staff and prevent further spread of Influenza A H1N1 (Swine Flu). Visiting times are restricted to 7.30pm – 8.30pm. One visitor is allowed per patient with strictly no children allowed to visit. Visitors are […]

Batt opens “gatewayUCC centre”

The commercialisation and spin-out of advanced research at UCC will create 90 new jobs in emerging Irish companies at a €2 million business incubation centre opened today by Enterprise, Trade and Innovation Minister Batt O’Keeffe, T.D. The gatewayUCC centre will support the launch of new and knowledge intensive businesses at a highly modern facility located […]

M20 road victims were originally from Cork

The two men who died following a road traffic incident on the M20, junction 3, outside Limerick City just before midnight on Wednesday 12th January 2011 have been formally identified. Gavin O’Callaghan , Knocknaheny, Cork was 20 years of age. Mark Farrell, formerly of Mayfield, Cork and recently residing elsewhere in the city, was 23 […]

Labour Cllr welcomes progress on new Educate Together school for Carrigaline

A planning application for an Educate Together School in Carrigaline can be lodged in a matter of weeks. In welcoming the news Cllr Paula Desmond today (Friday January 14th) said “it is high time that Carrigaline gets this much needed facility for its children. At present the school is located in temporary rented accommodation and […]

Water interuptions in County Cork

Cork County Council wishes to announce that water is currently turned off  in the following locations due to a water break. Shandrum, Gortskagh, Coolnasmuttane, Glengarif, Ballynakilla East  & West, Newtown village, Kilmagoura, Maine North & South, Kilmore, Bunmona & surrounding areas. Repairs are being carried out at present. The Council regrets any inconvenience caused.