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Poll: Do you support post-primary teachers going on strike next month?

IT WAS ANNOUNCED yesterday that post primary teachers have decided to take industrial action next month over the ‘failure to eliminate pay discrimination’. 

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI), which represents some 19,000 members in second-level schools, colleges of further and ...

2020-01-18 12:37 open_in_new
Poll: Do you think the use of credit cards for betting should be banned?

THE UK’S GAMBLING watchdog has announced that it will ban the use of credit cards for placing bets from this April, Sky News has reported. 

The move aims to stop vulnerable customers getting into serious debt; research indicates that 22% of online gamblers using credit cards are problem ...

2020-01-14 10:58 open_in_new
Poll: Should there be a head-to-head TV debate between Varadkar and Martin?

TAOISEACH LEO VARADKAR and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are set to meet later this week, prompting further speculation about a February general election.

Whether the election takes place next month or later this year, there are already questions about how the election debates will ...

2020-01-07 12:01 open_in_new
Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries

SOME SURGERIES HAVE been cancelled at two of Cork’s main hospitals in a bid to tackle overcrowding. 

High flu levels have already caused issues across the country, with visits restricted in some Dublin and Cork hospitals. 

The current flu season, which arrived three to four weeks ...

2020-01-06 10:49 open_in_new
Man (50s) charged after robbery at shop in Cork last night

A MAN IN his 50s has been arrested and charged over a robbery at a shop in Ballydaheen, Mallow in Cork yesterday evening.

Just after 6.30pm, a man believed to have been carrying a knife entered the stop, threatened staff and demanded cash from the shop assistant.

He then left the ...

2020-01-06 10:49 open_in_new
Poll: Should the US Senate vote to remove Donald Trump from office?

SHOULD THE US Senate vote in favour of impeaching Donald Trump?

On 18 December, the House of Representatives voted in favour of bringing two articles of impeachment against the US President. Congress voted 230-197 to approve the first article and 229-198 for the second.

Donald ...

2020-01-04 11:34 open_in_new
'We're saving lives several times a week': Cork air ambulance risks being grounded after funding shortfall

A CHARITY-RUN AIR ambulance service in Cork is appealing for the public’s help after a funding shortfall of €400,000, operators have said.

This has lead to concerns it could temporarily grounded within two weeks.

The Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) air ambulance is a ...

2020-01-03 17:43 open_in_new
Man found dead in Cork named locally as Francis Dunne (64)

GARDAÍ IN CORK are appealing for witnesses after the body of a man was found dismembered on the grounds of a derelict house on Saturday afternoon. 

The deceased has been named locally as 64-year-old Francis Dunne – who had engaged with homeless services in the city for some time and ...

2019-12-30 10:49 open_in_new
Post-mortem to be carried out on body of man found in Cork City

A MURDER PROBE is due to be launched in Cork following the discovery of a man’s body in the grounds of a derelict house in Boreenmanna Road on the southside of Cork city yesterday afternoon.

The body of the man remains at the scene of a house which is being preserved pending a full ...

2019-12-29 11:43 open_in_new
Poll: Are you still eating leftovers?

SOME PEOPLE’S FAVOURITE aspect of Christmas is the food.

A lot of people may have reached their quota of turkey and ham, as well as veggie and vegan dinner options, over the last few days.

Depending on the household, and how fortunate you are, leftovers can last for a *long* ...

2019-12-28 19:58 open_in_new
Cobh's 'military' potential and nuclear dumping in Donegal: concerns about Ireland at end of Cold War

US OFFICIALS FRETTED that a former dockyard in Co Cork could have been used by the USSR’s navy at the end of the Cold War.

State papers show that a former official at the US embassy in Dublin, Dean Curran, contacted the Taoiseach’s office in May 1989 to relay US worries about the ...

2019-12-28 13:40 open_in_new
Man (54) appears in court charged over Cork city stabbing incident that left three injured

A MAN IN his mid-fifties has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident at a house in Montenotte in Cork city during which two women and a ten-year-old boy sustained injuries.

Thomas O’Sullivan (54) of Silvercourt in Silversprings, Cork, appeared before a special sitting of Cork ...

2019-12-25 10:04 open_in_new