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Billy Twomey’s tremendous run of good form continued at the weekend in Geneva. The highlight of the 5* international show was the Grand Prix with €70,000 on offer to the winner. Billy has been knocking on the door for the last few weeks, with major placings at all the biggest shows around the world but... Read More
Cork’s Billy Twomey snatched the 70,000 euro first prize in yesterday afternoon’s (Sunday) Grand Prix in Basel, Switzerland, beating German challenger Marcus Ehning by just three-tenths of a second. The 33 year-old show jumper, currently ranked seventh in the World Jumping Rankings, piloted the 14 year-old mare ‘Tinka’s Serenade’, which he owns jointly with Sue... Read More
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... Read More
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.
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... Read More
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... Read More