#Elections2019: Traveller activist vows to continue his campaigning work

A Traveller activist who ran in the local elections in Cork city plans to continue his campaigning work despite failing to win a seat.

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#Elections2019: Greens win first seat on Cork City Council since 2004

Lorna Bogue was deemed to be elected on the second count shortly after the count resumed in City Hall at 10am this morning, with 2,265 votes, picking up 58 votes ...

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Personalities may change but the issues remain, says Coveney in wake of May's Therexit

The personalities may change but the complex issues linked to Brexit and Northern Ireland remain, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said today in the wake of British ...

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1,500 passengers hit as ferry sailings cancelled

Almost 1,500 passengers have been hit by a ferry fault which has forced the cancellation of Brittany Ferries’ sailings from Cork to France and Spain this weekend. ...

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Tánaiste calls on voters to support pro-European candidates to counter Brexit Party

The Tánaiste has warned of dangerous times for the European Union and urged the electorate to counter the rise of the Brexit party by voting for pro-European ...

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'This is a case before the courts' - Varadkar refuses to comment on TD's compensation claim

The Taoiseach, a qualified doctor, side-stepped an opportunity to give advice yesterday on how best to use a swing while a Fine Gael TD’s personal injuries ...

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Taoiseach pledges to act on foster care abuse report

The Taoiseach says the government will act on a damning report which has identified “systemic flaws in management” in how the cases of the abuse of three ...

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Taoiseach defends garda resources after gangland killings

The Taoiseach has defended the resourcing of gardaí after two pals were gunned down just hours apart in brutal gangland-style executions in Dublin.

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Newest park in Cork City could become concert venue

It’s taken longer than planned, pedestrian and cycling access needs to be improved, but a vast new public park has been officially opened on the site of Cork ...

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In-store Wi-Fi and seating among plans to get more teens into city centre shops

Retailers in Cork are planning a series of workshops with teenagers to find out how they can improve the retail offering to a vast untapped teenage market.

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Mixed-ability crew set sail for England in first of its kind fundraising voyage

A mixed-ability crew is hoisting sails late afternoon for the first fundraising voyage of its kind from Ireland to help people with life-changing spinal injuries.

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Time catches up on Cork's famous Shandon clock

Almost five years since the historic 172-year-old clock mechanism underwent significant repair and restoration.

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Cork traders call for 'open, clear and honest consultation' before supervised injection centre decisions

Traders in Cork city centre have called for “open, clear and honest consultation” before any decisions are made on the location of a supervised drug ...

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Religious order agrees to reinstate Bessborough folly in full

A religious order which sanctioned the near total demolition of an historic structure in Cork has agreed to reinstate it in full within four months of the rebuilding ...

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Planning granted for €100m redevelopment of Cork shopping centre

An Bórd Pleanála has approved plans for a massive €100m redevelopment of one of Ireland’s first suburban shopping centres.

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Man in custody after second stabbing in two days in Cork city

A man was stabbed in Cork last night - the second stabbing incident in the city in two nights.

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Software company Poppulo to create 125 jobs at Cork headquarters

Irish software company Poppulo plans to create 125 jobs at its Cork headquarters as part of an international expansion that will almost double its workforce within ...

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Viewing points set up to watch Cork's newest bridge being put in place

Viewing points have been set up on Cork’s northern quays for people to watch the city’s newest bridge be lifted into place in the early hours of Saturday ...

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Manure dumped on the car of local candidate Noreen Murphy

A community activist who led a campaign against widespread illegal dumping in parts of Cork’s northside says she will not be intimidated into silence after ...

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Software company to create 125 jobs in Cork

Irish internal communications software company Poppulo plans to create 125 jobs as part of an international expansion that will almost double its workforce within ...

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Teenager stabbed, another assaulted, in Cork city

Gardaí have launched an investigation after a young man was stabbed and another assaulted during an incident on the south side of Cork city last night.

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RNLI volunteer, 21, saves swimmer in Cork just days after qualifying as helm

An RNLI volunteer saved a life yesterday just days after qualifying as one of Ireland’s youngest helms.

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Simon Coveney: Government has nothing to hide in relation to broadband plan costs

The government has nothing to hide in relation to the €3bn National Broadband Plan and will explain its decision and the project costs in due course, the Tánaiste ...

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Luas-style light rail proposed under ambitious €3.5bn transport plan

The National Transport Authority says it hopes to achieve some quick-wins on the bus and rail network once its ambitious €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater ...

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Cork Transport plan delivery ‘about choice’ says head of National Transport Authority

Tough choices will have to be made to allow delivery of a landmark €3.5bn transport strategy for the greater Cork area which includes a €1bn tram system ...

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700% increase in bus lanes and €1bn 25-stop light-rail system part of Cork transport plan

A €1bn 25-stop light-rail system linking Ballincollig to Mahon via a new docklands bridge is among the proposals contained in the long-awaited Cork Metropolitan ...

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Local Elections: Carrigaline is redrawn, reduced, redefined

The historic reorganisation of local government in Cork has impacted on most of Cork County Council’s municipal districts (MD) but none more so than this one. ...

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Cork City Council to change rules on replacements

Cork’s City Council agreed last night to change its rules on the replacement of certain councillors following a resignation, election, sickness, or death.

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Vintners accuse Government of abandoning rural communities

Vintners say rural Ireland needs an urgent sustainable transport solution to combat the effects of new drink-driving legislation.

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State accused of reneging on payment to abuse victims

Abuse survivor Louise O’Keeffe has accused the State of trying to renege on its responsibilities to people who were sexually abused as children in schools ...

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Couple in emotional appeal for return of very special teddy bear

The husband and wife were on a short break in Cork last week and were travelling with their Féileacáin teddy bear, which was part of a memory box for ...

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Four environmental groups have united to back the creation of a directly-elected mayor in Cork

If there is a yes vote, legislation will be required before the first directly-elected mayoral elections in 2021.

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Cork transport strategy expected to improve bus network as precursor to new light-rail system

The long-awaited €3bn transport strategy for Cork, which is finally due to be unveiled next week, is expected to recommend massive investment to deliver a reliable ...

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Island off Cork coast bids for Dark Skies recognition

An island off Cork has launched a bid to become one of the world’s few officially-recognised dark sky sites - areas dedicated to stargazing.

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From Baywatch to Barleycove: New lifeguard academy launched in Cork

Far from producing 'slow-motion running' lifeguards more focused on their looks, this academy will produce a steady stream of highly-trained rookie lifeguards equipped ...

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UCC acquires archive of Irish food pioneer Myrtle Allen

It features daily menus and inherited family recipe books, with clippings of restaurant reviews and letters of advice to young chefs served on the side, all garnished ...

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More powers for directly-elected mayors would make role 'totally unworkable', says Cork's Lord Mayor

The Lord Mayor of Cork has branded efforts to create a directly-elected mayor in Cork city as premature and warned that the addition of executive powers to the office ...

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29 arrests and €11k in drugs seized during rugby 7s tournament in Cork

29 people were also arrested during the rugby tournament in Co Cork.

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Lusitania wreck gifted to Old Head Signal Tower in hope to create 'living museum' to the tragedy

The American owner of the wreck of the Lusitania has gifted it to a local group in Cork and hopes his bequest will help them create a “living museum” ...

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Cork on the Rise: Long-running Event Centre saga is worthy of a grand stage

Despite the fact work has not yet started on the events venue, the key players insist the project will eventually reach fruition, writes Eoin English

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Council chiefs ‘not unaccountable’ says former city manager

A former city manager has dismissed suggestions raised during the directly elected mayor debate that council chiefs are unaccountable and answerable to no-one.

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Update: Firefighters bring major fire at Cork hotel under control

The fire at the Commons Inn in Cork has been brought under control.

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Driver arrested in Cork after truck crashes into sea

A man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after the articulated truck he was driving crashed into the sea in the early hours of the morning. ...

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Gardaí called after altercation at port right of way protest in Cobh

The Port of Cork says it is looking into an incident during which gardai were called to an altercation at a right of way protest at its deepwater quay in Cobh.

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Cork on the Rise: Flood-defence scheme process as long and winding as the River Lee

Save Cork City offers an alternative plan to protect Cork’s heritage, writes Eoin English

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Gardaí investigating blaze at Cork dump days after gang threaten security staff

Community leaders have called for urgent action to prevent “mob rule” after a security hut was burned down last night on a former illegal dump site in ...

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Armed men force security from Cork dump

Gardaí were called in after a gang of masked men armed with golf clubs and bats forced security staff to withdraw from a city-owned landbank where a vast ...

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Gardaí called as armed men force security from illegal dumping site in Cork

Gardai were called in after a gang of masked men armed with golf clubs and bats forced security staff to withdraw from a city-owned landbank where a vast illegal ...

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Govt under fire amid confusion over additional costs of directly elected mayors

The Government is under fire amid confusion over who will bear the additional costs of directly elected mayors in Cork, Limerick and Waterford.

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