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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Blackpool

This year
No injuries reported as bus partially overturns in Cork city
The bus is currently stuck at the entrance of a railway bridge on the road.
Blackpool beaten in Mick McCarthy's first game in charge
The former Republic of Ireland boss succeeded Michael Appleton in the role.
Last year
Taoiseach wears 'shamrock poppy' at British-Irish summit, says it's right to honour those who died
Taoiseach says wearing a poppy is not as controversial as some might suggest.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin meets UK PM Rishi Sunak at summit in Blackpool
Sunak first UK prime minister to attend the British-Irish Council in 15 years .
Waterford sign former Premier League defender Alex Baptiste
Baptiste played in the Premier League for Blackpool.
Andy Lyons to leave Shamrock Rovers at end of the season
The defender has signed a contract with Blackpool, but will remain at Rovers for their European campaign.
'I think it's an incredibly brave step from him. You hope others will follow his lead'
David Meyler has praised Jake Daniels following his decision to publicly come out.
All time
Man hospitalised with serious injuries following shooting in Cork city overnight
The shooting took place in the Blackpool area of the city shortly after midnight.
Free agent Richard Keogh signed by Blackpool
The Irish defender will remain in the Championship next season.
Blackpool take big step towards play-off final with win at Oxford
Elsewhere this evening, Matty Dolan’s wondergoal helped give Podge Amond’s Newport a 2-0 semi-final first-leg win in the League Two playoffs.
Boy (9) dies after apparently being struck by lightning on football field in England
Police in Blackpool were alerted to the incident at around 5pm today.
Man (20s) charged over suspected arson incident in Cork
The suspected arson occurred on Redforge Road in Blackpool last month.
Former Clonea hurler finds net for Blackpool against Liverpool at Anfield
Winger CJ Hamilton got opening goal for Blackpool in their pre-season friendly at Anfield. The Reds recovered to win 7-2.
Gardaí investigating after brick thrown through FG Cork candidate's office window
Tánaiste Simon Coveney called the incident “a kind of thuggery” that “should not be part of elections or politics”.
Firefighters battle 'substantial' blaze overnight at derelict building in Cork
Cork City Fire Brigade was called to the building in the Blackpool area yesterday evening.
Bizarre protest precedes Arsenal victory over Blackpool while Bristol stun Huddersfield to progress
Here are all the results from Saturday’s late kick-offs in the third round of the FA Cup.
Dónall Farmer - who played Fr Tim Devereux on Glenroe - dies aged 81
Dónall is survived by his wife Eileen and children Orla, Catherine and Dónall.
UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients
The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect on the stroke unit in November 2018.
Man arrested in 'Ross from Friends' robbery investigation
The police appeal for the suspect went viral, with actor David Schwimmer clarifying it wasn’t him.
Here's the average price of a home in Blackpool in 2018
The latest figures from
Your guide to Blackpool, Cork: Old factory neighbourhood with a new generation moving in
The home of Christy Ring and Jack Lynch on the northside of Cork city.
Two men, aged 24 and 32, charged in connection with Aidan O’Driscoll murder
Aidan O’Driscoll, a former Real IRA chief, was killed in December 2016.
League cup draw sends Lampard back to Stamford Bridge while West Ham host Spurs
Chelsea great Frank Lampard will return to Stamford Bridge as a manager for the first time next month.
Objection lodged against massive Cork housing plan
A local veterinary hospital is objecting to the current plan.
Five arrests made in murder investigation of former Real IRA boss
The 37-year-old was fatally shot on Old Commons Road, Co Cork last December.
Former head of Real IRA dies after shooting in Cork
Aidan O’Driscoll, 37, was shot in the back a number of times.
Joyrider smashes through front window of cafe in Cork
Nichola Crowley was telling Red FM’s Neil Prendeville about the ordeal.
Irish boxing's 'worst-kept secret' fights again this weekend
Hailed by many as the hardest pound-for-pound hitter in the country, Philip Sutcliffe Jr returns to action in Blackpool
Former Irish international has an early contender for miss of the season
How did that stay out?
Teen who sparked manhunt jailed for having sex with 13-year-old
He fled to Ireland after the incident.
Blackpool shut down Twitter account after calling fans 'a***hole w*****s'
The tweet was sent from an official club account after fans criticised the pitch at Bloomfield Road.
Blackpool relegated from the Championship with six games to go while Bournemouth go top
Meanwhile, it was all change at the top of table with Bournemouth taking full advantage of Middlesbrough’s defeat to Watford.
51-year-old man killed in Cork road crash
The man’s vehicle left the road and crashed into another car parked beside the road.
After "months of anguish for his bereft family", Thomas Kennedy will be laid to rest
The 81-year-old went missing last summer but his remains were not identified until last week.
Clarke Carlisle rushed to hospital after being hit by a lorry
The ex-Burnley defender was reportedly in a serious condition after the accident in Yorkshire.
Blackpool chairman says sorry for calling a fan 'a retard'
Karl Oyston became embroiled in a text message row with a supporter.
Darren O'Dea given chance to revive career as Blackpool sign defender on short-term deal
The 27-year-old had been without a club since leaving Metalurh Donetsk in August.
Videos: Enda Kenny got a fierce noisy reception from protesters in Cork today
Anti-water charge protesters greeted the Taoiseach at a jobs announcement in Blackpool earlier.
Couple 'fined £100 by their hotel' for leaving a bad review on TripAdvisor
Tony and Jan Jenkinson described the establishment as a “filthy, dirty, rotten stinking hovel”.