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BlackBee Group announces investment

A new healthcare investment fund, launched by Cork based BlackBee Group, is set to deliver 1,000 new nursing home beds.

The investment will see over 1,500 new jobs created, 1,000 existing jobs sustained and a further 800 will be supported during construction.

A number of target sites ...

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Upgrade for CIT athletics track

Plans to future-proof the athletics track at CIT and to develop a new large indoor sports hall at the Institute are progressing.

A large scale infrastructural fund request for 12.3 million euro has been submitted to develop the track and improve facilities at CIT.

The announcement ...

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WATCH: Love Island's Molly-Mae takes bad fall in unseen clip

Like many fans of the show, you may find yourself wondering how the girls always strut through the villa, looking absolutely flawless, while wearing heels that would be difficult for anyone to walk in. That's not even considering the uneven look of the villa floors and decking. Our ...

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FIVE-DAY FORECAST: Ireland set for ROASTING temperatures this week

After a rather miserable weekend, it's safe to say we deserve some sunshine. Thankfully, it seems all of our dreams are coming true as we're in for a fabulous week. 

Some really high temperatures are being predicted and we can expect some dry, humid ...

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Car overturns in Killeagh

Units of the Cork County Fire Service in Youghal and Midleton were called to a road traffic collision in Killeagh last night.(Sun)

The single vehicle accident happened near the Old Thatch pub around 8-30pm when gardai reported that a car had overturned. 

Emergency services ...

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Wallaby Dora is found

Cork's wandering wallaby is finally home.

Nicknamed Dora the Explorer after escaping from Araglin Animal Sanctuary last week, she was found near Kilworth early this morning.(mon)

Dora went viral when she was spotted hopping along the roads last Friday morning.

Gardai were ...

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Petrol retailers concerned at loss of income

Petrol stations are losing over 2.5 million euro a year due to customers driving off without paying.

The figure from the Irish Petrol Retailers Association works out at 2,500 euro per station.

The lobby group says because the issue receives a "limited response" from ...

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Make Your Mark on Cancer Walk taking place today

The Make your Mark on Cancer Walk is happening today.

The 22km walk started at nine this morning at The Viaduct Inn on the Old Bandon Road and ends in the Town Hall in Bandon while walkers also have the option of joining at Innishannon if they'd prefer a shorter route.

The event ...

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Fatal motorbike crash in Co. Cork

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man died when his motorbike was in collision with a car in County Cork yesterday evening. 

It happened near Killeagh, on the N25 at approximately 6.30pm. 

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed ...

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Large turnout for an Post protest

Over 500 people joined staff from the Cork Mail Centre in a protest in the city centre today following An Post's decision to close the Little Island hub. 

The closure which will be phased in from September next will result in the loss of 240 jobs.

Workers say they cannot ...

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Calls for new legislation for undocumented Irish in the US

There are calls for a pathway to legalisation for an estimated 50,000 Irish people living undocumented in the US. 

It follows the diplomatic row which saw Cork native father of three Keith Byrne sign a deportation order after overstaying his American visa. 

Senator Martin ...

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Overnight fire at industrial estate in Watergrasshill

There was a fire at an industrial estate in Watergrasshill near Kartworld last night. 

The alarm was raised shortly before 9:30pm.

Three fire crews, two from Fermoy and one from Ballyvolane were called to the scane and remained at the scene until almost 11:30pm last ...

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Cork man agree's to deportation order

A Cork man, caught up in the centre of an immigration dispute in the United States, has agreed to his deportation order.

The Fermoy native has been living in the US since 2007, after overstaying his visa.

The married father of three was arrested last week in Pennyslvania.

Keith ...

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Love Island's Michael 'caught out' in a lie by viewers

In possibly the most dramatic storylines of the series, Michael has set his sights back on Amber. This has sparked a lot of anger among fans, as he consistently told her he was no longer interest in her after he left her for Joanna during the Casa Amor episodes. 

In a bid to win her ...

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Everyone's talking about 'creepy' new Netflix movie Secret Obsession

Secret Obsession stars Brenda Song and Mike Vogel and was released on the streaming site just yesterday.

The film's description reads:

When Jennifer wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack, her doting husband cares for her.

But she soon realizes the ...

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Protest over Cork Mail Centre closure

Staff at the Cork Mail Centre are staging a protest in the city centre tomorrow following An Post's decision to close the Little Island hub. 

The closure will result in the loss of 240 jobs.

Workers say they cannot understand why the company wants to close the centre which ...

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Climate change activists stage 'die-in'

Climate change activists gathered at Cork City Hall to stage a 'die-in'.

Extinction Rebellion Cork is also hosting a Heading For Extinction talk this evening in UCC.

The Extinction Rebellion is an environmental movement with an aim to draw public and government attention ...

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OFFICIALLY CONFIRMED: Love Island USA start date on Vigin Media Two

With the end of the UK version of Love Island looming, Virgin Media have just brightened our spirits with news that a new series is coming. 

The American version of the dating show is already underway at the moment, but it's coming to Irish audiences sooner than we ...

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Met Eireann issues weather warning for entire country

The status yellow rainfall warning was put into place from 6am this morning and remains valid until 3am tomorrow morning. 

It reads:

Heavy thundery downpours will give high totals of rainfall in short spaces of time today/early tonight leading to localized spot ...

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Ambulance workers to strike

There could be a backlog at A&E departments across the country later as ambulance workers attached to the Psychiatric Nurses Association go on strike.

500 are staging a 24 hour walkout from 2 o`clock (Fri) in a row over union recognition...

The workers insist they will not be ...

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Post mortem on body found in a Cork doorway

A post mortem examination will be carried out today on the body of a man in his late 20`s found dead on a street in Cork city yesterday.(Thurs)

Emergency services were called to Lower Oliver Plunkett Street at around 1-30pm after the man had been found unresponsive in a doorway.

The ...

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