Man seriously injured in Glanmire crash

Man seriously injured in Glanmire crash

30 December 2016, 10.20pm By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Gardaí from Glanmire, Co Cork are investigating a single vehicle traffic collision which occurred on a on a minor road at Lackenroe, Glounthaune near Glanmire. The crash occurred shortly after 7pm when a car struck a wall. The driver of the car, a 17-year-old male, was seriously […]

Votes for Irish abroad (and EU citizens in Ireland) proposed by Green Party

Votes for Irish abroad (and EU citizens in Ireland) proposed by Green Party

30 December 2016 By David O’Sulivan david@TheCork.ie The Green Party today announced that they are preparing legislation to extend voting rights to Irish citizens living abroad, to be introduced in the new Oireachtas term. The party also plans to extend Dáil voting rights to EU citizens living in Ireland for five years or more. As part […]

84 year old man dies in accident on M8 Cork-Dublin Motorway near Watergrasshill toll plaza

84 year old man dies in accident on M8 Cork-Dublin Motorway near Watergrasshill toll plaza

30 December 2016, 6.20pm By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Garda forensic collision investigators have concluded their examinations at the scene of the crash and the M8 motorway has fully reopened to traffic. Investigating Gardaí have confirmed that the man who died in the collision was 84 years of age. He lived in Castlelyons, Co Cork. His […]

Clonakilty New Years Eve Ceremony

Clonakilty New Years Eve Ceremony

30 December 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Clonakilty (West Cork, Ireland) “Ringing in the New Year Ceremony” organised by the Clonakilty Mayoral Council takes place again this year at Asna Square. People are asked to assemble at Asna Square itself by 11.45pm this Saturday night (New Years Eve), where musician Colm Cronin will provide […]

Cork TD says Health Minister has not expanded ambulance coverage as promised

Cork TD says Health Minister has not expanded ambulance coverage as promised

29 December 2016 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, Billy Kelleher (Cork North Central TD) has said that nearly 12 months on from the start of General Election 2016, promises made by Minister Leo Varadkar regarding new ambulances have fallen flat. Deputy Kelleher was commenting on the much trumpeted and heralded promises by […]

Cork bus usage up 6.6% year-on-year (2015 compared with 2016)

Cork bus usage up 6.6% year-on-year (2015 compared with 2016)

29 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Passenger journeys on the Bus Éireann network in Cork grew by an impressive 6.6% in 2016, according to preliminary figures released today. The total number of passenger journeys undertaken in Cork in the last 12 months jumped from 11.75 million in 2015, to 12.52 million in 2016. This […]

EU law protects online purchasers – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

EU law protects online purchasers – says Cork MEP Deirdre Clune

28 December 2016 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has said it is important to remind people that they are protected under EU law if anything goes wrong with online purchases they may have made when buying Christmas presents or shopping in the post-Christmas sales. “EU laws are there to protect consumers […]

Christmas Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

Christmas Sermon preached by Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork

26 December 2016 Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Christmas Day Sermon, 2016 Preached by the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in the Cathedral Church of Saint Fin Barre, Cork The Christmas story is neither a nativity play nor a fairy tale. It is rooted in history. Saint Luke, the doctor and […]

Christmas tradition continues of Carrigaline Wren Boys and Hunt

Christmas tradition continues of Carrigaline Wren Boys and Hunt

26 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Main Street, Carrigaline is the place to be on St Stephen’s morning for the annual Wrenboys Festival and South Union Hunt meet. Main Street will be closed to through traffic from 11am until 1pm. A great family day out; locals are asked to walk to town centre and […]

Youghal company ‘Safehaven Marine’ attempt world record circumnavigation of Ireland via Rockall

Youghal company ‘Safehaven Marine’ attempt world record circumnavigation of Ireland via Rockall

23 December 2016 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie While the New Year often prompts optimistic resolutions, Safehaven Marine MD, Frank Kowalski, is determined to set a new world record in 2017 to circumnavigate Ireland via Rockall. He plans to deploy his newest and fastest Naval patrol & search and rescue (SAR) vessel, Thunder Child, to achieve […]

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