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FATAL ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION IN RINGASKIDDY.

 

A motorcyclist has died after his bike collided with a car in Cork last night.(Tues)

The man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the car was uninjured.

The accident happened at 8 o'clock at Lough Beg in ...

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65 PUBLIC CAR CHARGING POINTS NOW IN CORK.

New figures show that Cork now has 65 public car charging points. 

These comprise of 58 standard charge points and seven fast chargers. 

Senator Colm Burke said the transition to electric vehicles is being made easier thanks to a range of supports including an electric ...

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CALLS FOR GEARAGH WOODLANDS TO BE DESIGNATED UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE.

There are calls for the Gearagh Woodlands in the Upper Lee Valley to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The call is being made by Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada who met with UNESCO officials in Paris to make the case for the alluvial forest, the only one of its kind in Europe, to ...

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Zack Morris actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar reveals Saved By The Bell reboot potential

If you were a 90s baby, you'll definitely be obsessed with Saved by the Bell (we know it kicked off in the late 80s, but those 90s/00s re-runs were LIFE.)

Zack Morris was the cheeky chap who was always causing trouble and now actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar is embracing his character by ...

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Who is Rui Pedro? The little boy mentioned in Netflix's Madeline McCann series

The Disappearance of Madeline McCann gripped Netflix audiences this weekend. 

The eight-part series tells the story of Madeline McCann, who was just three years old when she vanished from her family's rented apartment while on holiday in Praia da Luz, ...

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TALKS ON NURSES DISPUTE ADJOURNED UNTIL NEXT WEEK.

 

 

The Labour Court has adjourned a hearing on the nurses and midwives dispute ..

The talks over pay and staff shortages have been suspended until next Monday ..

It will allow the parties to consider correspondence from the management side which was only ...

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FIVE-FOLD INCREASE IN NUMBER OF PEOPLE USING HEROIN IN CORK IN A DECADE.

The number of people using heroin in the Cork and Kerry region has grown to 500. 

The figure represents a five fold increase in just over a decade, up from just 100 in 2008.

However, that figure has stabilised in recent years and the HSE South Drug and Alcohol services are ...

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GARDAÍ RENEW APPEAL FOR INFORMATION INTO WHEREABOUTS OF TINA SATCHWELL.

Gardaí in Midleton have renewed their appeal for information into the whereabouts of Tina Satchwell who has been missing from her home on Grattan Street in Yoghal since 2017. 

Tomorrow marks two years since the 47-year-old woman was last seen. 

During that time, gardaí ...

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THOUSANDS OF HOUSEHOLDS WITHOUT WATER IN CORK.

Thousands of households and hundreds of businesses in Cork may be without water this afternoon. 

Irish Water says customers in the Passage West, Rochestown, Monkstown, Maryborough, Douglas and surrounding areas may be affected by the outage after a pipe burst earlier ...

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WATCH: Toy Story 4 official trailer has landed

A brand new trailer for Toy Story 4 is finally here and it's all kinds of amazing.

We've been gifted with several short teaser clips of the movie but now, we can watch the full trailer.

It was premiered on Good Morning America today and we are absolutely satisfied with ...

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CARNIVAL OF SCIENCE ANNOUNCED FOR CORK IN JUNE.

 

Cork is to host its very first Carnival of Science this June.

The two day event will see see Fitzgerald Park trasformed into a STEM engagement wonderland.

It will feature family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, games, street cuisine and live ...

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Ariana Grande kicks off her tour with a tribute to Mac Miller

Mac Miller passed away in September of last year and, while he and Ariana were no longer in a relationship, Mac's death hit her particularly hard considering the pair had a close friendship. 

A post shared by Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Sep 8, 2018 at 2:28pm PDT

Now, ...

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TALKS ON NURSES DISPUTE AT THE LABOUR COURT.

 

A Labour Court hearing into the ongoing nurses dispute is taking place today.(Tues)

Government officials and nursing unions are presenting their views on the pay and staffing dispute, before the court returns with a recommendation later this week.

Strike action by ...

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JOBS EXPO RETURNS TO CORK.

 

 

 

The Jobs Expo is coming to Cork at the end of the month.

There will be in excess of 30 exhibitors made up of all types of industry which are hiring.

It takes place on Saturday March 30th at the Clayton Silversprings Hotel.

Jobs Expo Cork ...

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CRISIS CONTINUES IN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS.

 

 

There is no let up in the crisis facing Emergency Depaertments in the country`s hospitals ..

University Hospital Limerick has 76 admitted patients awaiting a bed.

Cork University Hospital is next with 41 on trolleys or waiting in wards..

Bantry ...

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WORKSHOP WILL SHOWCASE PROPOSED NEW DURSEY ISLAND CABLE CAR.

 

 

Cork County Council in partnership with Failte Ireland is currently planning the development of the Dursey Island Cable Car on the Beara Pensinsula ..

It will see the replacement of the existing cableway using state of the art technology along with the ...

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Love Island's Montana reveals heartbreaking last message from Mike Thalassitis

News broke of the reality star's tragic death on Saturday, with reports suggesting he died by suicide. 

A spokesperson for the Met Police confirmed the news, stating "Police were called to a park near Latymer Way, N9 at 0928hrs on Saturday, 16 March to reports of a man ...

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TECHSTARS START-UP WEEKEND COMES TO CORK.

 

 

The next generation of start-up founders will undergo 54 hours of intensive training for their future careers at a special event in Cork at the end of this month.

The Techstars Startup Weekend will bring together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and experts to ...

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CLOSING DATE LOOMS FOR THOSE WISHING TO AVAIL OF FUNDING FOR SOCIAL ISSUES.

 

 

Today is the closing date to apply for funding to support ideas and initiatives that address social issues in society.

Don`t Let a Good Idea go to waste is the call from Social Entrepreneurs Ireland.

SEI is looking for people with early stage ideas as well ...

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CORK AUTHOR SIGNS MAJOR BOOK DEAL.

A Cork author has signed a major book deal with a US publisher, believed to be for a six figure sum. 

Catherine Ryan Howard, the author of Distres Signals and the Liar's Girl said she has signed a deal with Blackstone for six new books. 

Announcing the details on ...

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CHASE CHALLENGE TO PLANNING PERMISSION FOR INCINERATOR TO BEGIN TOMORROW.

The High Court will tomorrow begin hearing a challenge into the decision by An Bord Pleanala to grant permission for an incinerator in Ringaskiddy. 

The challenge was brought by the Cork Harbour Alliance for a Safe Environment , which alleges the Board acted unlawfully in the way it ...

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