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# ballycotton - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Council asks public to stay away as ghost ship on Cork coast 'now essentially empty'

Dozens of barrels of oil were removed by helicopter from the MV Alta.

# ballycotton - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'Extremely dangerous': Council says members of the public have been boarding 'ghost ship'

The ship ran aground in east Cork during Storm Dennis and there were concerns about a fuel spillage.

# ballycotton - Monday 17 February, 2020

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning Abandoned Ship This post contains videos

Contractor to board Cork 'ghost ship' at low tide tomorrow morning

Cork County Council has convened its oil spill assessment team in response to the grounding.

# ballycotton - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

'Whoever made it, they put an atmosphere in the walls': The magic of the Blackbird in Ballycotton

“The lads are playing and you’re just sitting next to them.”

# ballycotton - Thursday 20 April, 2017

'People have a right to know' about murder suicides, says bereaved wife and mother

Una Butler, who lost her husband John and two daughters in such an incident in 2010, argues that it is better for the public to understand how often such cases happen.

# ballycotton - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Man (40s) dies after car crashes into wall in Cork

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

# ballycotton - Friday 5 August, 2016

Girl rescued off the Cork coast after her inflatable dinghy floats out to sea

An off-shore breeze pulled the inflatable dinghy out from Ardnahinch beach.

# ballycotton - Saturday 31 May, 2014

Fancy owning a piece of rock n' roll history AND helping save lives at sea?

Alright, that’s a slightly loaded headline… One of Rory Gallagher’s amps is for sale, though – and it’s for a very good cause.

# ballycotton - Monday 25 March, 2013

Man airlifted from yacht following coast guard rescue

Mine Head coast guard received a call from the lone sailor at approximately 3.30am. The Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat was tasked with the rescue.

# ballycotton - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat Brrrr This post contains images

Swimmers brave the sea to raise money for Ballycotton Lifeboat

Up to 20 brave swimmers took to the water to raise funds for the volunteer-run lifeboat service.

# ballycotton - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Irish boat detained by Naval Service over fishing rules

The boat was stopped at around 2.30am this morning off the Cork coast.

# ballycotton - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Naval Service detain Irish fishing boat

The Naval Service have carried out 946 boardings and detained 12 vessels so far this year.

# ballycotton - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Five people rescued by lifeboat off Cork coast

Five anglers were aboard the vessel which experienced mechanical difficulties and needed assistance.

# ballycotton - Monday 4 June, 2012

Three lifeboat operations see 20 people rescued over weekend

It was a busy weekend at sea for the RNLI and Irish Coast Guard.

# ballycotton - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Lifeboat called after vessel gets into difficulty off southeast Cork

The Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat was called after a vessel carrying four people began to take in water off the southeast coast of Cork.

# ballycotton - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government may ban smoking in cars, man charged over assault on Irishman in Canberra, and the fishy tale of some Christchurch quake survivors…

# ballycotton - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Inquest opens into death of Cork father who killed daughters

The man’s widow and bereaved mother of the two girls has said that spouses and partners should be involved in the treatment of those suffering from mental illness.

# ballycotton - Saturday 20 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Crisis talks continue between Ireland, the IMF, EU and ECB; The High Court will decide if a HIV positive mother should be forced to give her child anti retro-viral drugs at birth; and New Zealand waits for some signal from 29 trapped miners.

# ballycotton - Friday 19 November, 2010

From The Daily Edge The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

Some of the week’s biggest stories in pictures.

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

Zoe and Ella Butler to be laid to rest today – their father John is due to be cremated after his funeral tomorrow.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: the price we’ll have to pay for the IMF’s help; calls for a garda investigation as the banks are exposed for lying to NAMA and the opening of Terminal 2 attracts the ire of international commentators.

# ballycotton - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: it’s a black day for the country after two young families are wiped out and we prepare to welcome a debt crisis team from the EU/IMF.

# ballycotton - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Bodies of two girls found after father dies in Cork crash

Gardaí investigate triple tragedy in an East Cork village, as the two daughters of a car crash victim are found dead at home.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.