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Friday 9 June 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Bantry

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# Robert Troy
Taoiseach: Robert Troy's errors in declaring interests a ‘misunderstanding’
Junior Minister Robert Troy has been forced to correct the Dáil’s register of declarations of interest after he failed to include properties.
# Bantry
Man arrested after €220,000 of suspected cannabis herb seized in Cork
A number of searches were carried out in the Bantry area yesterday.
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# Christmas Dip
Photos: hardy souls brave the rain and cold and take to the sea for Christmas day swims
Every Christmas Day people take to the sea to work up an appetite for the day’s feasting.
# no bantry blues
Emily Ratajkowski sponsors local underage basketball team in Cork
‘It’s funny to see all the reaction and tweets, people think it’s gas. But they’re just normal people when it comes to Bantry.’
# irish navy
Naval Service detain Spanish vessel following alleged West Cork incident
The Punta Candieira was detained under fishing regulations some 95 miles off the Cork coast.
# Ahakista
80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork
The crash happened on the L4704 at Ahakista near Bantry at about 5.55pm.
# Bantry
Third arrest made in seizure of €140,000 of suspected cannabis
7 kilos of suspected cannabis were seized on Monday.
# wind and rain
Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North
Homeowners and businesses were counting the cost of the storm across the country.
# storm francis
Status Yellow rain warnings still in place as flooding hits several counties
Up to 50mm of rain fell in some areas overnight.
# Bantry
Man (70s) dies in Cork farm accident
Emergency services were called to the scene this morning.
# Cork Circuit Criminal Court
Woman who cut down spruce trees in Coillte forest and replaced them with native trees is spared jail
The jury found the 61-year-old guilty of a second charge of dishonestly appropriating felled spruce wood.
# Bantry
Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis herb in Co Cork
The seizure was made during a search operation at a various locations in Bantry, Co Cork yesterday.
# best kept town
This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland
The ‘Best Kept’ awards pit the winners of Ireland’s TidyTowns against their counterparts across the border.
# Fraud
Elderly woman pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators and 7 power washers
Gardaí have issued fraud advice to the public following the incident.
# Memorial
'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.
# Ballydehob
Elderly man killed and 10-year-old boy injured in Cork crash
A 10-year-old passenger was taken to Cork University Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.
# Missing
Missing Cork teenagers found safe and well
Davis Stepka and Sebastian Rowley, who are both 13, haven’t been seen since 10am on 26 April.
# Bantry
Four charged over €100,000 drugs seizure in Cork
The four are due before Bandon District Court this morning.
# Bantry
Gardaí arrest four people in Cork after estimated €100k drug seizure
The seizure happened on Sunday evening.
# Bantry Bay
Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.
# Bantry
Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.
# West Cork
Investigation underway after man's body found on trawler in Bantry
It’s understood that the man was pronounced dead after paramedics were alerted by a crewman.
# rural roar
Fineen Wycherley blazing a trail and putting Bantry on the rugby map
The Ireland U20s second row has come along way to represent his hometown on the international stage.
# Medicinal Cannabis
'I won't let him be excluded by his condition': Toddler refused place at preschool
A woman from Cork has been struggling to get a preschool to enrol her three-year-old son, who needs cannabis oil treatment for seizures.
# Wolfe Tone Square
A woman has died after being hit by a truck in Cork
Investigating Gardai are appealing to witnesses to contact Bantry Garda Station.
# West Cork
Man (63) killed after being hit by 4x4 vehicle in 2am crash
The man was treated at the scene, but later pronounced dead.
# Property
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
# Des Res
This mill house has a great history - and a pretty amazing interior
Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.
# Adding Water To The Flames
Two Cork County Council water vans were torched over the weekend
No other vehicles were damaged.
# Ian Bailey
Witness threatened to "blow the Bailey case out of the water" if any attempt was made to arrest her
RTÉ’s This Week programme says that they have seen memos from a garda in Schull which show warrants against a witness went unexecuted.
# Health Cuts
Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace
Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.
# John Walsh
Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China
John Walsh, who was 39, had been working as ‘Lead Shaper’ at the Happy Valley club near Beijing since May.
# taidhg burke
"Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor": Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal
Taidhg Burke, bass player with recent Hot Press cover stars The Calvanists, died following a car crash in Bantry last weekend.
# Road Death
Man injured in Cork crash passes away
The man was seriously injured in a single car collision on Sunday morning.
# Cork
Man in critical condition after Cork crash
The man in his 30s was involved in a single car collision at Bridge Street in Bantry in the early hours of this morning.
# Roads
Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash
The man in his 40s was the sole occupant of the car which crashed in the early hours of yesterday morning.
# Dances with Waves
Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities
John Alan Brooks was today sentenced at a court in England for his involvement in a plot to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.
# Death
Postmortem to be carried out on Bantry body
A man in his 70s has been arrested and remains in custody this morning.
# Death
Man's death in Bantry "suspicious"
Man in his 70s has been arrested after body of 53-year-old man is found in Co Cork town.
# Roads
Elderly woman killed in Cork road crash
The woman’s car collided with a lorry on the Dunmanway to Bantry road earlier today.