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Over 100 gardaí involved in drugs blitz as cocaine, cannabis and cash seized in searches

THREE MEN HAVE been arrested after gardaí carried out 29 different searches of premises in Limerick, Tipperary and Cork. 

Around €13,500 worth of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb and €8,000 in cash were seized following searches carried out last night.

Gardaí from ...

2018-11-10 13:18 open_in_new
'We use the downtimes to repair': How The Bulman Bar turned an ancient pub into a foodie haunt

LOCATED IN picturesque Summercove, Co Cork, The Bulman has lived many lives. It is believed that a pub has existed on the premises as far back as the sixteenth century. Once upon a time, it existed as a single-storey pub-shop-post office known as The Thatch. At the turn of the twentieth century, ...

2018-11-07 20:11 open_in_new
Poll: Will you follow the results of the US midterm elections?

THE OLD SAYING goes, ‘When America sneezes, the world catches a cold.’

There’s a huge amount of international interest in the US midterm elections, which are taking place today. Two years of a Trump presidency have heightened divisions between Republicans and ...

2018-11-06 11:34 open_in_new
Poll: Will you mark Armistice Day?

IN LIGHT OF events marking the centenary of the First World War Armistice, President Michael D Higgins’ inauguration ceremony has been moved from the morning of Sunday 11 November to the evening.

“Conscious of the desire of many Irish people to participate in morning commemoration ...

2018-11-03 12:10 open_in_new
17-year-old missing from Cork has been found

A 17-YEAR old girl who was missing from her home in Rochestown in Cork has been found.

The gardaí have thanked the public following the location of the teen. “Thank you for your assistance. No further action required,” it said in a statement. 

2018-10-30 21:01 open_in_new
Poll: Should Ireland follow the UK in introducing a 'Google tax'?

IN YESTERDAY’S BUDGET announcement in the UK, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced the introduction of a new digital services tax aimed at tech giants.

The so-called “Google Tax” will only affect companies that generate over €562 million in global revenue, and is expected to raise ...

2018-10-30 10:31 open_in_new
Poll: Do you book accommodation on platforms like Airbnb?

HOME-SHARING ON platforms such as Airbnb will only be allowed where it is a person’s primary residence, under strict new laws to be confirmed by Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today.

The new short-term let regulations, kicking in on 1 June 2019 and seen by, will operate on ...

2018-10-25 10:49 open_in_new
Poll: Would you wear a poppy on Armistice day?

IN THE FIRST TV debate of this year’s Sinn Féin’s Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada said if elected she would wear the remembrance poppy, as a symbol of goodwill to the unionist community.

The emblem is a complicated issue for Irish politicians as it is associated with British ...

2018-10-23 11:34 open_in_new
Three arrested after housing activists occupy Cork City Hall

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been arrested after a group of protesters occupied Cork City Hall in a demonstration against homelessness.

The group occupied the council chamber before midday prompting a number of gardaí to attend the scene. 

When the demonstrators refused to leave the building ...

2018-10-22 19:49 open_in_new
POLL: How will you vote in the blasphemy referendum?

THE COUNTRY WILL go to the polls on Friday, but there’s more to be decided on then our next President. 

Voters will also be asked  what do to about Ireland’s blasphemy laws in a referendum on the issue.  

At present, the Constitution says that publishing or saying something ...

2018-10-22 10:22 open_in_new
Man in his 30s dies after being hit by truck in Cork city

North City Link Road, Cork Source: Google Maps

A MAN HAS died after being struck by a truck on the northside of Cork city this morning.

The incident occurred close to the Assumption Road junction on the North City Link Road at about 10am this morning.

The ...

2018-10-17 15:55 open_in_new
Technology firm Voxpro announces creation of 400 jobs in Cork

400 JOBS ARE to be created in Cork by technology outsourcing specialist Voxpro. 

The full-time roles will be spread across the business in management, training, tech support, CX operations, sales, trust and safety, and finance. 

The announcement will bring the total number of ...

2018-10-17 09:37 open_in_new
Poll: Are live debates influencing how you'll vote in the presidential election?

WE’RE JUST 10 days out from polling day for the presidential election.

Last night, four of the six presidential candidates took part in the first TV debate of the campaign on Claire Byrne Live. 

Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Senator Joan Freeman and MEP Liadh Ní Riada took ...

2018-10-16 10:31 open_in_new