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Gardaí appeal to the public to report any sightings.

Gardaí in Fermoy and Mallow are appealing to people for sightings of three men in a forestry area around Glashaboy which is near Bweeng and Dromahane in North Cork.

The men were involved in an incident in Glanworth earlier this morning.

One of the men is described as wearing white ...

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Urgent appeal for State examination markers

An urgent appeal is being made for extra examiners to mark Junior and Leaving Certificate exams. 

The areas that require examiners in Leaving Cert are Business, English, Geography, French, German, Home Economics and Spanish. 

While in the Junior Cycle there is a shortage ...

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Gardai investigate an incident in Macroom

A man and a woman were taken to hospital for treatment after a stabbing incident in Macroom earlier today(Fri)

The incident at a house in the town was brought to the attention of gardai and the emergency services were alerted.

The two were transferred to Cork University Hospital with ...

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3D ride of Princess Diana's death opens in US theme park

The new 'attraction', which has just launched in a theme park aimed at celebrating tabloid magazine The National Enquirer, is receiving major backlash today as it's been deemed 'insensitive.'

On 31 August 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, tragically lost her life ...

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Greener Cork City Marathon on the way

This year`s Irish Examiner Cork City Marathon partnered by Cork`s 96FM and C103 is taking another step towards a greener event...

The event on Sunday June 2nd will see another reduction in single use plastic accumulated during the race..

Reusable goodie bags were introduced last year ...

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Argos is selling a garden bar and it's on sale

With our holidays booked, festival tickets bought and less than two weeks to go until Love Island is back on our screens, it's safe to say that we are in full-on summer mode. 

Now, all we need is the weather and Argos have the perfect option for when it arrives: a bar for ...

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Gardai target speed on the roads

130 drivers have been caught speeding so far today on National Slow Down Day , including a number in Cork ...

Gardai have been out in force since 7am and have checked over 33 ,000 vehicles.

The objective is to reduce the number of speed related collisions, save lives and reduce ...

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Arrest made following Kildorrery burglary

Gardaí in North Cork are continuing their investigations into a burglary in Kildorrery.

A follow-up operation led to the discovery of a getaway car in Quartertown outside Mallow this afternoon.

One person was arrested and taken to Mallow Garda Station.

Three ...

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New HBO show overtakes Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad as highest rated ever

Cherynobyl first aired on HBO in the US, but it premiered for viewers in Ireland on Sky Atlantic earlier this month. 

The show examines one of the deadliest disasters in human history. On the 24th of April, 1986, the no.4 reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant exploded, ...

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The meaning behind the Spice Girls unusual Viva Forever music video

In our excitement yesterday, we got chatting about Viva Forever, one of the most emotional songs and one of the most memorable music videos from the ladies. 

When the topic of what the video is actually about, nobody in the office was able to answer, so we decided to do a little ...

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Friends star poses for photos with fans in Dublin

Actress Courtney Cox was spotted out and about for coffee and we're really jealous we didn't bump into her. 

The star, who played Monica Geller in the iconic show, stopped in to Applegreen in Lusk.

She posed for photos with staff, who are obviously massive fans, and the ...

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Haulbowline fears dismissed

Cork County Council says comments about the risk to human health in relation to the newly rehabilitated park on the East Tip of Haulbowline Island are inaccurate and misleading.

A report comissioned by Cork County Council relates to the 11 hectare former Irish Steel factory site and not ...

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Brittany Ferry sailings cancelled

Weekend sailings by Brittany Ferries from Cork to France and Spain this weekend have been cancelled..

The Irish Examiner reports that an an estimated 1500 passengers will be affected ...

The ferry company confirmed that sailings to and from Roscoff and Santander are ...

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Teen missing from Glanmire

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for information on a 14-year-old boy missing since earlier this month ...   Danny Coffee from Glanmire, has not been seen since May 8th.

He is described as 5-feet, 5-inches in height , of medium build, with brown hair and green eyes.

When last ...

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Beware of rental fraud

The national housing charity Threshold, along with An Garda Síochána and UCC Student’s Union have launched an awareness campaign to help people avoid being duped when seeking rented accommodation.

The campaign, called ‘Scamwatch’, offers a checklist for would-be tenants ...

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CUH overcrowding continues

Cork University Hospital was the most overcrowded in Ireland for a second day running(Thurs)

395 patients were waiting for beds in hospitals all over the country.

According to the INMO, 261 were in ED`s while 134 were in wards elsewhere in the hospitals...

CUH had 63 ...

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Love Island reportedly cast first plus sized model

The report comes amid calls for more diversity in the show, as well as discussion on the impact it can have on mental health and personal body image of both contestants and viewers. 

In a bid to combat this, producers have reportedly got their sights set on Jada Sezer.

Jada ...

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Chilling new Ian Huntley documentary set for release tonight

A chilling new documentary about convicted killer Ian Huntley is set to air tonight. 

On August 4th 2002, 10-year-olds Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman's lives were cruelly cut short. On the evening of their deaths, the two young friends left a barbecue at the Wells ...

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Arrests made in relation to Little Island post office robbery

Gardaí in Cork have arrested two men in their 30s in relation to a robbery at a post office in Little Island, that occurred this morning.

The two men who were armed with what's believed to be a handgun and an iron bar entered the post office at 9.30 this morning.

They threatened ...

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Dublin Topshop stores amongst list set to close down

Philip Green, owner of global fashion brand Topshop is reportedly planning to close six of its stores in Ireland in an attempt to rescue his Arcadia business. 

It has been reported that Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge, shops in Dublin and Galway are set for closure as well ...

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Everyone fancies Seth Rogan after his GQ photoshoot

Seth has massively successful acting, writing, directing and comedy careers, so it comes as no surprise that he has a solid fan base.

For this reason, what he looks like is pretty irrelevant, but we're also able to acknowledge when someone looks well and give credit where credit ...

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