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Animal cruelty at 'all-time high'

The ISPCA has this morning highlighted the increased number of animal cruelty reports.

Reports of animal cruelty are at an all-time high, an animal charity has this morning unfortunately had to reveal. 

The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ISPCA) has this ...

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Invention is Riverstick born

Niall Mulcahy, Co-founder Ireland Waste Water, Minister Jim Daly and Mary Mulcahy, Ireland Waste Water with the Circle 7 device. Photo: Gerard McCarthy

A family-run business in Riverstick has devised a new way of treating waste water and with it created ten new jobs.  Ireland ...

yesterday 10:07 open_in_new
Healy signs on for 2 more years

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Cian Healy will remain in Ireland for at least two more years after announcing a contract extension this week. The loose-head signed a new IRFU contract until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Capped 88 times for Ireland, Healy started four of Ireland’s five ...

yesterday 10:07 open_in_new
Camogie stars face Tipp in Munster Final



Senior Camogie

With the commencement of the All-Ireland Championship just a short few weeks away, both Cork and Tipperary will view Saturday's Munster Final in Cashel at 4pm, as the last major test before the real serious All-Ireland business gets ...

yesterday 10:07 open_in_new
Kelleher & Drinan in U21 squad

Manager Stephen Kenny following a Republic of Ireland under 21 squad announcement at FAI headquarters. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Two Cork players have been included in the Irish under 21 side that will take part in the famous Maurice Revello Toulon Tournament.

Mahon native ...

yesterday 10:07 open_in_new
Local elections: Boundary shake-up takes hold

Cork's first boundary extension in 54 years will mean a major shake-up for voters at the polls on Friday.

With Cork city’s boundary extension seeing the likes of Cork Airport, Ballincollig, Douglas, Blarney and Glanmire coming into the city, there are major changes afoot for voters ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
Yes we ‘can’ says Fota

Fota Wildlife mascot Larry the Lemur with Róisín O’Brien, Programme Manager of Every Can Counts, and Lynda Sweeney, Head of Education at Fota Wildlife Park, launching the Every Can Counts campaign. Photo: Darragh Kane

Fota Wildlife Park is getting that extra bit greener.

The ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
Gardaí targeting car park drug use

Gardaí say they are continuing to clamp down on drug use in car parks around the city. This came to light at a community forum for Blackpool, Farranree and Shandon this week following previous complaints about the issue.

Local gardaí were updating the public about ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
Public realm awards for two county amenities

Ballincollig Regional Park.

Two local amenities have been hailed for improving the public realm.

Ballincollig Regional Park has this week been recognised Excellence in PlaceMaking Award while Harpers Island Ecological Project was singled out for Special Commendation in the inaugural ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
Major funding boost for RehabCare

People with disabilities gather at Leinster House ahead of final talks with Health Minister to save RehabCare on Tuesday. Photo: Justin Farrelly.

€2 million secured for RehabCare can keep its services running for another year, it was confirmed to the Cork Independent ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
Smooth sailing

Dr Noelle Cassidy and Paralympian John Twomey embarking on the first ever Spinal Injuries Ireland Tall Ships Challenge. Photo: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Ahoy there! The Spinal Injuries Ireland (SII) Tall Ships Challenge, led by Cork Paralympian and chair of SII John Twomey started ...

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Lobster Mobster Maine attraction

Fifth class pupils of St Columba’s GNS with Facility for Deaf Children in Douglas with Lobster Mobster, a buoy that floated from America’s east coast all the way to Cor

A strange object has made its way from the north eastern shores of America to Cork and it’s making quite a ...

yesterday 09:04 open_in_new
New service to address first episodes of psychosis

A pilot mental service has been launched in Cork.

An event for people working in the mental health sector will take place in Cork today and coincides with the launch of a pioneering mental health service which aims to address first episodes of psychosis.

The Responsive Early ...

2019-05-22 13:01 open_in_new
New facility brings jobs boost

Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, MEP Deirdre Clune, Fran DiNuzzo, CEO ILC Dover and Michael Broughton, Plant Manager ILC Dover cutting the ribbon at the official opening of the ILC Dover manufacturing facility at Blarney Business Park. Photo: Darragh Kane

Today marks the ...

2019-05-21 16:55 open_in_new
Cork company launches new invention

Niall Mulcahy, Co-founder Ireland Waste Water, Minister Jim Daly and Mary Mulcahy, Ireland Waste Water at the launch of Circle 7. Photo: Gerard McCarthy

10 new jobs are on the way to a family-run business in Riverstick that has devised a new way of treating waste water. 

Ireland ...

2019-05-20 13:37 open_in_new
Aiken ‘not sure’ on Marquee future

Live at the Marquee promoter Peter Aiken has said he is still waiting to find out if the event will take place next year. Photo: Ryan O'Neill

The promoter behind Live at the Marquee has admitted he doesn’t know if the long-running concert series will return next year. ...

2019-05-17 12:07 open_in_new
‘We’ve never had any fear of them’

Kevin O’Connor is expected to feature with Cork City when they welcome Dundalk FC on Friday at Turner’s Cross. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

For the third time this season, Cork City will go in search of a win against Dundalk when they welcome the Louth side to Turner's ...

2019-05-16 11:58 open_in_new
Quins’ fight back to claim second Senior Cup win

Cork Harelquins celebrate their second ever women’s Irish Senior Cup win with their smallest supporter. Photo: Irish Hockey

No Cork hockey club had claimed the women’s Irish Senior Cup since 2000, until last weekend.

Cork Harlequins followed up that success by claiming a ...

2019-05-16 11:58 open_in_new
Must win game for Cork


Senior Hurling

Cork vs Limerick

Meyler explained the circumstances that ruled Bill Cooper out of the match: “Bill had a back spasm but hopefully he will recover for next Sunday.”

Cooper's loss was incalculable, as apart from his incredible ...

2019-05-16 11:58 open_in_new
Mary Elmes is on her way

Cork’s new bridge is making its way by barge into the city with plans to slot it into place this weekend.

The Mary Elmes Bridge was lifted on to the barge in Cobh on Monday under the watchful eye of Cork City Council’s marine architects.

The 165 tonne pedestrian and cycle ...

2019-05-16 10:55 open_in_new
Concerns growing for Mayfield

There were empty seats at a recent meeting of Mayfield’s community associations as concerns for a lack of development in the area continue to gro

Community associations in Mayfield have dubbed residents as the “forgotten people” amidst concerns about the area’s lack of ...

2019-05-16 10:55 open_in_new