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The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 11 additional deaths related to COVID-19. All deaths reported today occurred in November. There has been a total of 1,995 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Monday 16th November, the HPSC has been notified of 366 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now […]

The Cork branch of St Vincent de Paul say they took 180 calls yesterday to their office as the affects of the pandemic continue to be felt. The charity says call volumes are much higher than this time last year and they expect  that trend to continue particularly in the run up to Christmas. The […]

A woman has been jailed for two years after she admitted beating her six year old stepdaughter with a poker, forcing her to eat food spiked with hot and bitter flavourings and taunting her she was like Cinderella because no one wanted or loved her. Bridget Kenneally of The Green, Duncoran, Youghal pleaded guilty at […]

Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision involving a truck and a pedestrian that occurred on Sheares Street at approximately 3:30pm today. The pedestrian, a juvenile in his teens, was taken to the Mercy University Hospital, Cork, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was uninjured. […]

A Cork farmer has been fined €10,000  following a guilty plea to a breach of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. The case arose following an incident in September 2017 on a farm in Coachford when a man was fatally injured when a trench, in which he was laying pipes as part of […]

The airport was nominated in the ‘under 5 million passengers’ category and was commended for it’s flexible response to Covid in terms of people, processes and premises. The judging panel also acknowledged the airport’s recovery plan including its engagement with stakeholders and the government, the speed at which they attained health accreditation and the newly […]

It comes as Cabinet ministers consider introducing fines for people who gather on the street to have take-away pints. It’s after footage emerged on social media of large numbers of people drinking on the streets of Cork and Dublin over the weekend. But Mary Lou McDonald believes fines are a knee jerk reaction and common […]

Around 10,000 tablets, cocaine, alcohol and up to 30 mobiles have been seized at the jail today. It’s the largest single seizure of contraband in an Irish Prison, with a Garda investigation now underway. The drugs and items recovered were individually wrapped with the intended recipient’s name clearly labelled. It’s understood they were delivered into […]

The Trust says it will grow housing delivery via long-term leasing, acquisition and schemes like the repair and lease scheme which targets long term vacant homes. The charity’s housing and resettlement services worked with 165 people in Cork last year according to their annual report which was launched this morning. 2019 marked the charity’s first […]

Everyone featured in the inter-agency video appeal has been working for and with their communities throughout the pandemic. Members of An Garda Síochána, the City Fire Service, the HSE, Cork City Council, Cork County Council and Kerry Council explain what they are missing due to Covid-19 restrictions and ask people to continue to play their […]


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