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Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?

A NEW GOVERNMENT-commissioned report has recommended that all third-level colleges should be obliged to provide classes on sexual consent for students or risk losing State funding, the Irish Times reported today.

That’s one of the recommendations in the report that was commissioned by ...

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Pictured: Hundreds of thousands take to streets of Ireland for St Patrick's Day parades

AROUND HALF A million people lined the streets of Dublin this afternoon to catch a glimpse of the country’s largest St Patrick’s Day parade.

Hundreds of thousands of parade-goers turned out for annual events across the country today, when crowds were wowed by musical performances, ...

2019-03-17 21:01 open_in_new
As it happened: St Patrick's Day celebrations take place across the country


Parades took place around the country to celebrate the feast day of Ireland’s patron saint.

The main parade in Dublin began at 12pm, and made its way through the city centre throughout the afternoon.

Meanwhile, things kicked off a bit later ...

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Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

A CROSS-PARTY motion calling on the government to provide free sanitary products received unanimous support in the Dáil yesterday.

The motion was tabled by the Oireachtas women’s caucus. It calls for the provision of sanitary products in all public buildings including schools, ...

2019-03-14 11:07 open_in_new
Twins given medals for saving grandmother's life after she suffered seizure

Cork University Hospital Source: GoogleMaps

TWO FOUR-YEAR-old twins who prevented their grandmother from suffering brain damage or death after she suffered a seizure were presented with bravery medals at their playschool in Clonakilty, West Cork today.

On 25 February, ...

2019-03-08 21:46 open_in_new
Asylum seeker band praises 'amazing' support from Cork after securing €5,000 grant

Source: Citadel

A BAND FORMED from residents of the Kinsale Road Direct Provision centre in Cork has been awarded a €5,000 grant by the Cork Arts Office.

One of the band’s leaders, Roos Demol, has acclaimed the move as a wonderful gesture of support from the ...

2019-03-03 21:01 open_in_new
Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree

A MAN WHO set up a branch of Gamblers Anonymous in Cork Prison stole thousands in cash from work in order to go on a gambling spree in Dublin, a court has heard.

Father of three Ian O’Sullivan (37) from Cherry Lawn, Church Road, Blackrock in Cork appeared before the circuit court in the ...

2019-03-01 16:31 open_in_new
Garda investigation underway after man in his 50s found dead at a house in Co Cork

THE BODY OF a man in his 50s has been found at a house in Co Cork.

A garda investigation is underway following the discovery at a property in the Mahon area of the city this morning.

Gardaí say they are investigating all circumstances surrounding the discovery, and the scene is ...

2019-02-26 10:49 open_in_new
Man (40s) arrested after cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000 seized

A MAN HAS been arrested following the seizure of cocaine and cannabis worth over €716,000.

As part of ongoing operations by the Cork Regional Drugs Unit targeting the sale and supply of controlled drugs, three locations on the northside of Cork and north county Cork were searched ...

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'The shop meant everything': Beloved local greengrocer shuts down after 55 years in business

A BELOVED GREENGROCER in Mallow, Co Cork is closing today after 55 years in business. 

Sheehan’s Greengrocers, a family-run business, sold fresh fruit and vegetables in the store since 1962. It has been located on Carmichael Lane in Mallow for the past 20 years.

However, due to ...

2019-02-22 10:13 open_in_new
Gardaí arrest 29 people in blitz on Cork based thieves and drug dealers

GARDAI ARRESTED A total 29 people today as part of a day of action targeting those officers believed to be involved in recent incidents of robbery, threats to kill and sale and supply of drugs.

In total, 32 bench warrants were executed on 23 of the people arrested. They were held at garda ...

2019-02-21 19:31 open_in_new