The first ever virtual edition kicks off at 9:35pm. Viewers will be treated to a spectacular opening song featuring Matilda, Willy Wonka’s Oompa Loompas and a nod to James and the Giant Peach. Other Roald Dahl favourites such as Verruca Salt, Miss Trunchbull, Charlie and Grandpa Joe will join Ryan Tubridy for the opening number, […]

The exhibition at the start of January will be the very first virtual contest. The impact of the pandemic has been a driving force behind a large number of entries this year, with a quarter of projects exploring health and Covid-19. Students have submitted projects investigating the effects of lockdown on different socio-economic groups, the […]

The man died at CUH following an accident on Wednesday afternoon. Emergency services were called to the Kilbarry Industrial Estate on the Old Whitechurch Road at 3:40pm on Wednesday. The man was taken to Cork University Hospital in a serious condition and died later that afternoon. A post mortem is due to be completed this […]

The school is closed until the 8th of December after 17 students and staff tested positive for the virus. The Echo reports Síobhán Ní Chatháin of Gaelscoil Uí Drisceoil says public health authorities should have contacted the school sooner after a number of cases in the wider community were identified. Precautionary testing of all students, […]

Dylan was at home on Monday when he saw smoke bellowing from the shed. He sensibly ran away from the fire and quickly alerted his neighbour Cillian who works as a fire fighters in the town. He then went back and assisted his family and helped to control the scene until the fire brigade arrived. […]

There were bids from as far away as Singapore, Taiwan and the US west coast. Hundreds of thousands of euro worth of art and memorabilia from the dancer’s home in Fermoy was up for auction at Sheppard’s in Co Laois last night. Auctioneer Phillip Sheppard says the mask was used in the filming of the […]

Cabinet Ministers will meet this afternoon to finalise the approach to be taken over the coming weeks. The coalition party leaders and a number of senior Ministers have decided to go against NPHET advice and open restaurants and gastro pubs next month. However there will be stricter rules on household gatherings around Christmas. NPHET had […]

There was also 3 further deaths to report. 119 of the cases are in Dublin, with 29 in Kilkenny and 23 in Limerick. The others are spread across 22 different counties. The median age is 35 years old. 246 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised.

The school was closed earlier this week due to a number of positive Covid-19 test results Gaelscoil Uí Drisceoil in Glanmire was temporarily closed earlier this week after 17 positive Covid cases were identified. The school is due to reopen again on the 8th of December. In the meantime, all students and staff at the […]

Cork Business Association says the hospitality sector is a big part of the experience in the city centre and is vital to have it as an offering to shoppers and workers Many city centre businesses have already said in advance of the lifting of restrictions that if they will be limited to 15 people dining […]



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