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Volkswagen Group Ireland enjoys SUV success at Irish Car of the Year 2019

Volkswagen Group Ireland brands SEAT, ŠKODA and Volkswagen enjoyed a triple success at the 2019 Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental Tyres in Dublin recently, with three of their SUV offerings claiming their respective titles.

The SEAT Arona was crowned Small

today 07:13
Serious collision on the M8

The southbound lanes on the M8 Dublin – Cork Road were closed between Glanmire Junction 8 and N8/ N25 (J19) at approximately 3pm today (Wednesday, November 14th) due to a serious collision.

Diversions through Glanmire were put in place.

Crews from all emergency services

yesterday 17:52
Rally to be held in light of recent rape trial

The rally will take place outside Brown Thomas.

A rally is set to take place on Leeside today at 1pm following a recent controversial rape trial where the jury was asked to reflect on the underwear worn by a teenager.

Protests will be held across the country today including in Cork

yesterday 11:58
Taken Down: Why Irish children with Irish accents are not Irish citizens

I vaguely remember from my childhood something about Ireland being the land of a hundred thousand welcomes, and something too about a crock of gold of some description, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

You might have heard recently of Eric Zhi Ying Xue, a nine-year-old Bray student. Eric was

yesterday 05:31
Free city parking incentives extended

City Hall will introduce free parking in two its carparks at night.

Free parking has been sanctioned in some parts of Cork city in a bid to encourage more people into the city centre for Christmas amid some traders saying that their businesses are struggling. 

Traders in

2018-11-13 13:13
World Debut of the new Mitsubishi L200

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced the world premiere of the new L200 1-ton pickup truck in Bangkok, and is to start sales in Thailand on November 17.

The New L200 is the latest version of a model which is celebrating its 40th birthday this year, and is produced at the Laem

2018-11-13 09:40
Ireland’s motoring journalists crown the Volvo XC40 as Irish Car of the Year 2019

The Irish Car of the Year Awards in association with Continental Tyres took place on November 8, at the Gibson Hotel, Dublin.

Motoring journalists from print, online and broadcasting hosted a gala black tie event attended by Ireland’s leading car brands, importers, distributors and other

2018-11-13 09:40
Smash and grab on Opera Lane

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who was in the vicinity of the incident between 4-4.30am to contact them.

Michael Olney

 

Gardaí at Anglesea Street are appealing for any information in relation to the burglary of an electronics store on Opera

2018-11-12 13:11
Memories from the Archives – November 1997

It was a case of ‘a childhood revisited’ for Minister for Education, Micheal Martin when he took time out from his busy schedule to stop off at Ballindangan National School in November 1997. Returning to the place where he spent his holidays as a boy, the minister renewed links with

2018-11-11 14:34
Ford Innov8 means great value for 191 registration buyers

As the 191 January new car market draws near, Ford has announced an exciting range of offers to woo customers during the busy new car registration sales period.

Under the banner of Ford Innov8, the deals on some of Ireland’s best-selling cars,include the extra peace of mind

2018-11-11 12:13
Future Generation puts the fizz into Cork student housing scheme

Future Generation, a Southern Grove company, has acquired The Cola Factory in Cork, Ireland, to create a flagship 600-bed student accommodation scheme.

The acquisition is Future Generation’s first outside of the UK and marks the start of a major European student accommodation development

2018-11-10 16:52
Síle Seoige announced as Citroën Brand Ambassador

Citroën Ireland is delighted to announce that Broadcaster Síle Seoige has come on board as a Brand Ambassador.

Síle was presented with her Citroën Grand C4 Picasso at the annual Citroën Dealer Conference in The Heritage, Killenard.

The Irish family favorite Citroën Grand C4

2018-11-10 14:34
OUR NEW IRISH HOME – a series profiling those living in our community from overseas

By Graham Clifford

A chance meeting with a group of young Irish people in a London pub pointed Mohamed Belmekki in the direction of the land where he would find success, love and a home from home.

Though born in the French city of Strasbourg, Mohamed, the youngest son in a family of

2018-11-10 13:22
8th Amendment protest due to take place during WW1 commemoration

The anti-abortion protest will take place on Sunday during a WW1 memiorial event.

A banner with the words: '1918 – end of war in Europe, 2018 – start of war in Ireland on the unborn children' will be brandished during a ceremony on Leeside marking the

2018-11-09 17:19
Cork Film Festival opens with 'Float Like a Butterfly'

Float Like a Butterfly opens the Cork Film Festival tonight. Photo: Martin Maguire

Lights, camera, action! Grab some popcorn and settle yourself in for this year’s Cork Film Festival, starting tonight with its opening gala. 

The 63rd Cork Film Festival runs until 18

2018-11-09 14:01
Spirit Motor Group join forces with SEAT

SEAT Ireland has announced details of a significant strategic development for the brand as the renowned Spirit Motor Group has joined the SEAT dealer network.

The opening of Spirit SEAT is set to create 11 jobs, bringing the total number of employees within Spirit Motor Group to over

2018-11-09 13:31
Daily News
IT'S HERE: The John Lewis Christmas Ad 2018

From Monty the Penguin to The Man on the Moon, John Lewis certainly know how to bring a tear to our eye.

After 11 months of waiting, they've finally dropped their new Christmas ad for 2018. 

The clip features legendary musician Elton John and his iconic song Your

today 07:55
GARDAI APPEAL FOR WITNESSES AFTER FATAL COLLISION IN GLANMIRE.

 

Gardai in Cork are appelaing for witnesses after a man in his 80s died in a crash on the M8 motorway in Glanmire yesterday afternoon.(Thurs)

He was the driver of a car which crashed through the central median at Sallybrook shortly before 3 o'clock.

The vehicle

today 06:46
Man (80s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Cork
The collision occurred at around 2.50pm today.
yesterday 20:05
Science Says Bearded Men Are More Attractive

Beard or no beard, everyone is special and beautiful in their own. 

We all, however, have their preferences and it seems the bearded lads come out on top.

via GIPHY

A study from Journal of Evolutionary Biology asked 8,500 women about their thoughts on

yesterday 18:04
Primary Playground

We are over a month into our Primary Schools page – dedicated to primary schools in The Avondhu region.

The page is made up with stories & pictures submitted by primary school pupils as well as having crosswords, word searches, DIY projects etc.

Each week we feature a

yesterday 17:52
Win a 2-night stay at 5* Fota Island Resort

This November, we are celebrating 40 years in business. In association with the 5 star Fota Island Resort, join us in marking this milestone in providing top coverage of news, sports and events locally, by entering our fabulous give-away.

Enter for your chance to win 2 nights B&B (for

yesterday 17:52
Massive interest in Coláiste open night

On Monday evening last a several hundred strong crowd made their way to Coláiste an Chraoibhín, Fermoy for the school’s annual open night. 

In recent years, Coláiste an Chraoibhín has experienced a surge in student numbers – much of which can be credited to the regime

yesterday 17:52
Hat-trick for Mellerick’s Pharmacy

Mellerick’s Pharmacy, Fermoy were crowned Pharmacy of the Year for the third year in a row at the Retail Excellence Awards last weekend. 

They also came in at number two in Ireland for the Top Store of the Year, with Willow Boutique in Ennis claiming the top spot by a whisker of

yesterday 17:52
Latest news from Cork
today 07:55 IT'S HERE: The John Lewis Christmas Ad 2018
today 07:13 Volkswagen Group Ireland enjoys SUV success at Irish Car of the Year 2019
today 06:46 GARDAI APPEAL FOR WITNESSES AFTER FATAL COLLISION IN GLANMIRE.
yesterday 20:05 Man (80s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Cork
yesterday 18:04 Science Says Bearded Men Are More Attractive
yesterday 17:52 Primary Playground
yesterday 17:52 Win a 2-night stay at 5* Fota Island Resort
yesterday 17:52 Massive interest in Coláiste open night
yesterday 17:52 Hat-trick for Mellerick’s Pharmacy
yesterday 17:52 Serious collision on the M8
yesterday 16:46 End of an era as Fitzgibbon’s Bar closes in Glanworth
yesterday 15:49 PROTEST MARCH IN CORK OVER VICTIM BLAME IN SEXUAL VIOLENCE CASES.
yesterday 15:49 ST VINCENT DE PAUL LAUNCHES CHRISTMAS APPEAL.
yesterday 13:34 Celebrities Share Images Of Their Homes Following The California Fires
yesterday 12:31 CORK COUNTY COUNCIL STATEMENT ON BUDGET 2019.
yesterday 12:31 Bradley Cooper Wanted Another Actor For His A Star Is Born Role
yesterday 11:58 Rally to be held in light of recent rape trial
yesterday 11:28 Love Island Star Announces Penneys Collaboration
yesterday 10:25 CORK FOOD PRODUCERS AND ESTABLISHMENTS AMONG NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS.
yesterday 10:25 Another I'm A Celeb Favourite Has Been Replaced
yesterday 09:13 INDUSTRIAL ACTION CONTINUES IN THE AMBULANCE SERVICE.
yesterday 09:13 MAN REPORTED MISSING IN NORTH CORK IS FOUND SAFE AND WELL.
yesterday 08:04 PROTEST IN CORK OVER VICTIM BLAMING IN COURT IN CASES OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
yesterday 05:31 Taken Down: Why Irish children with Irish accents are not Irish citizens
2018-11-13 20:49 Have you seen this man? He's been missing from his home in Cork since yesterday
2018-11-13 15:46 GARDA STATEMENT ON ATTEMPTED BURGLARY IN THE CARRIGALINE AREA.
2018-11-13 15:46 Identity Of 'Secret' I'm A Celeb Campmate Reportedly Revealed
2018-11-13 13:13 Free city parking incentives extended
2018-11-13 12:13 BELVELLY WATER SUPPLY IS GIVEN THE ALL-CLEAR.
2018-11-13 12:13 FREE PARKING IN CORK CITY EXTENDED FOR FESTIVE SHOPPERS.
2018-11-13 11:01 CORK COUNTY COUNCIL AGREES BUDGET FOR 2019.
2018-11-13 09:40 World Debut of the new Mitsubishi L200
2018-11-13 09:40 Ireland’s motoring journalists crown the Volvo XC40 as Irish Car of the Year 2019
2018-11-12 20:31 Dec Jokes About Ant's I'm a Celebrity Absence On Instagram
2018-11-12 14:43 CORK COUNTY COUNCIL LOOKING AT A LEFT-IN LEFT-OUT OPTION FOR THE WATERLOO JUNCTION.
2018-11-12 13:11 Smash and grab on Opera Lane
2018-11-12 11:11 A FILE FOR THE DPP AFTER DRUG SEIZURE IN CORK LAST FRIDAY.
2018-11-12 11:11 CONCERNS EXPRESSED OVER DELAYS IN GETTING STROKE PATIENTS TO HOSPITALS.
2018-11-11 14:34 Memories from the Archives – November 1997
2018-11-11 12:13 Ford Innov8 means great value for 191 registration buyers
2018-11-11 11:37 APPEAL FOR HELP IN TRACING MISSING KERRY TEENAGER.
2018-11-10 16:52 Future Generation puts the fizz into Cork student housing scheme
2018-11-10 14:34 Síle Seoige announced as Citroën Brand Ambassador
2018-11-10 13:22 OUR NEW IRISH HOME – a series profiling those living in our community from overseas
2018-11-10 13:18 Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches
2018-11-10 12:13 Cork and Kerry producing the goods
2018-11-09 17:19 8th Amendment protest due to take place during WW1 commemoration
2018-11-09 17:19 96fm Big Spender
2018-11-09 16:11 CORK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL IS MOST OVERCROWDED TODAY.
2018-11-09 15:04 WATCH: Cheryl Drops Sexiest Ever Comeback Video
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