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They were also found trading in 3 other counties this weekend Gardai described finding “fresh pints, TV on and fire lighting” in licenced premises in Cork Limerick, Carlow and Meath. 30 people were also found drinking with “no face coverings, no social distancing” in a raid on a suspected sheebeen. Gardaí say inspections targeting pubs breaching […]

Cabinet’s to meet on Tuesday to consider the move It’s after NPHET advised that restaurants and pubs serving food should be shut after Christmas. Government’s expected to choose December 30th as the closure date, while at the same time restricting home visits to one other household. However travel between counties will likely be allowed remain […]

Especially if they’re living alone The Council normally hosts a dinner for older people, those living with disabilities, and their carers every Christmas – but Covid-19 has forced its cancellation this year. Cork County Council has been encouraging the community to support each other as part of their campaign for “A Real Cork Christmas”. Chairperson […]

It forms part of new government restrictions aimed at reducing Covid-19 infections The plan will see home visits limited to one other household from December 30th. NPHET’s advice to close the hospitality sector after Christmas is also likely to be accepted. Restaurants and pubs that serve food are expected to be told to shut from […]

It has been launched alongside Ireland’s emergency services 143 people have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year, which is 12 more than in 2019. Here in Cork, 22 people have died in road traffic accidents in 2020. While yesterday news broke that 4 people were arrested on suspicion of driving under […]

The HSE is producing vaccine certificates However, these are to keep a record of who has been vaccinated and when. Earlier this week it was suggested vaccine certificates could be used to attend concerts or travel abroad. Senior Government Official Liz Canavan says the focus is to first get the population vaccinated:

NPHET has recommended shutting down the hospitality sector They have also recommended and re-instituting restrictions on travel and house visits from December 28th. Cabinet Ministers will meet on Tuesday to make a decision – but are likely to accept the recommendations. Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says it won’t be a full lockdown on all services:

It happened in the Dysart area of Youghal at 5:20pm yesterday evening Gardai say a 17 year old girl suffered stab wounds in a row over a mobile phone. She was brought to Cork University Hospital with injuries that are not believed to be serious. Officers say investigations are ongoing.

The special edition of the chat show aired last night The annual all-star busking session, which usually takes place on Dublin’s Grafton Street on Christmas Eve, supports homelessness charity the Simon Community. It was televised last night for the first time due to the pandemic, and event founder Glen Hansard was joined by Bono, Hozier, […]

They have been sold to one of the biggest operators of cash machines in the country The Irish Independent reports the sale of around 700 ATMs to Euronet is estimated to be 20 million euro. Euronet has agreed not to introduce new fees for using the machines for three years. Bank of Ireland says it […]



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