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There was plenty of drama for the second day of racing at Cork Week. The day started with a gentle breeze, which built during the day to provide some electric action and plenty of incidents. With 18 knots of breeze towards the close of play, crew were hiking to the max and boat handling became... Read More
This afternoon the Crosshaven RNLI lifeboat attended the scene of a collision between two racing yachts, South of Roches Point. The initial information was that one of the yachts was taking on water. Crosshaven lifeboat quickly reached the 32 foot yacht which had been taking part in the Cork Week regatta. No crew on either... Read More
Revenue Seize 3kgs of Herbal Cannabis in Cork In a joint operation between Revenue’s Customs Service and An Garda Síochána today (10/07/12), 3kgs of herbal cannabis with a street value of EUR60,000 was seized in the Grattan Hill area of Cork city. A non-Irish national male in his thirties was arrested and is being held... Read More
Tesco Extra Douglas has re-opened today following the recent flooding which caused the store to temporarily close its doors for a clean-up operation and refurbishments. Speaking about the re-opening, Geraldine Casey, Store Operations Director, Tesco, said; “We are delighted the store has re-opened this morning. For the past week almost 300 people, including store staff... Read More
Bantry Lifeboat Station will hold an Open Day on Saturday 28th July The Lifeboat House on Railway Pier, Bantry, West Cork will be open from 2pm to 5pm There will be an opportunity to ride in the 7m, 300Hp RIB, see the equipment used in real search and rescue operations, meet the crew and learn... Read More
In fairness to Cork City Council the water is rarely off. Today however Cork City Council will be carrying out Emergency and essential engineering work to the water supply network in: Killala Gardens, Kilmore Road Lower, Fota Lawn and surrounding areas The water supply will be shut off from 10.45a.m. – 2p.m. Every effort will... Read More
Residents of the Skehard Road want their suburban roundabout back! The City Council replaced it with a set of traffic lights last month, but locals say it is causing chaos Many motorists are now using residential side roads to avoid lights, and peoples daily journeys are taking longer. Over 40 residents from various estates gathered... Read More
Cork City FC are delighted to announce that a Manchester United XI will visit Cork on Wednesday, July 25th where they will take on Cork City in a friendly fixture. The game, which will take place at Turner’s Cross and will kick-off at 7.45 pm, takes place the day after City face Championship side Watford... Read More
[updated 6am] Parts of Cork city and county are under up to three feet of water this morning. Many places are without electricity as a result, and power should be reconnected by 8am the ESB say. It’s after heavy heavy rain and flooding overnight. Many secondary roads have surface flooding Cork City Council have activated... Read More