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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Blackrock

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# building and property
Dunnes stripped the insides of a new Blackrock store before clearing the planning system
The supermarket chain says it doesn’t need council approval for the works.
# Schools Rugby
Classy Cosgrave kicks St Michael's to victory over Blackrock
Flanker Mark Hernan led an immensely physical pack effort to set up a semi-final with Belvedere on 6 March.
# 13
Ireland U20s prospect Turner looking to learn from Ringrose's example
The Trinity outside centre has impressed in the opening two rounds of the Six Nations.
# Barna Boy
'It taught me to enjoy rugby because there's a lot of worse jobs you could be doing'
Towering Connacht lock Gavin Thornbury has been involved in Ireland training under Joe Schmidt.
# Wrap
Railway Union return to top spot without 17 Ireland players and the weekend's Women's AIL action
Elsewhere, Cooke and Galwegians defeated UL Bohemians and Old Belvedere respectively.
# Wrap
Old Belvedere dish out nine-try hammering to move top and the weekend's Women's AIL action
Galwegians sent out a statement, but Old Belvedere, Railway and title holders UL Bohemians continue to set the pace.
# Cork hurling
Conor Lehane leads the way as Midleton defeat Blackrock at Páirc Uí Chaoimh to book final spot
Midleton will now face Imokilly in two weeks’time in the Cork Senior Hurling Championship final.
# Last Four
Victories for Blackrock and Midleton as they book Cork senior hurling semi-final spots
The sides will clash at the last four stage in a fortnight.
# Treatment Table
Limerick All-Ireland hurling winner suffers torn cruciate in club game
Richie McCarthy sustained the injury in action for Blackrock last Friday.
# Talent
'He's definitely got a big future ahead of him' - Leinster excited about Doris
The 20-year-old made his first start for the province in last weekend’s win over Cardiff Blues.
# playwright
A former landmark pub in Blackrock is set to become a Dunnes Stores
The sit of the Playwright pub has been vacant since 2011.
# State compensation
Garda who suffered PTSD after shotgun was fired at him awarded €250,000 in compensation
The now-retired Garda was later awarded the Scott Medal for bravery
# Blackrock
This Louth village is trying to save an almost 110-year-old lifeboat
The General R Dudley Blake served as a lifeboat in Blackrock Boathouse in Co Louth.
# mount merrion
Woman who lives in nursing home granted possession of house occupied by squatter since 2016
The woman acquired the bungalow at Mount Merrion Avenue, Blackrock in 2013 but has resided at a nursing home since 2007.
# Blackrock
Body found during search for swimmer in Galway
The 40-year-old man got into difficulty just before 5pm yesterday.
# Blackrock
Woman (80s) found dead on grounds of church in Co Louth
The death is not being treated as suspicious.
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Blackrock, Cork: Life by the water with a farmers market (and a history of wild parties)
And a strong sporting tradition to boot.
# Property Prices
Here's the average price of a home in Blackrock, Cork in 2018
According to the latest figures from
# Cork GAA
Here are the 2018 Cork senior football and hurling championship draws
The draw took place on Sunday evening at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# Acid Attack
Woman left seriously injured after acid poured over her face and hands in South Dublin
The attack happened shortly after 10pm on Friday night.
# Property
Here's the average price of a home in Blackrock in 2017
The latest data from
# neighbourhood guide
Your guide to Blackrock: Eclectic community right on the Dort with some of Ireland's best food
It’s not all posh private schools, you know.
# the wait is over
Cork's Seamus Harnedy helps Imokilly end 19 years of hurt to claim county title
Imokilly hit three goals on the way to victory over Blackrock.
# Winning
8-goal thriller sees Imokilly earn spot in Cork SHC final
They will meet Blackrock in a repeat of their 2001 meeting after overcoming Sarsfields.
# Rockies Rule
O'Halloran fires winning point as Blackrock end 14-year wait for Cork senior hurling final place
Blackrock saw off Na Piarsaigh in today’s semi-final.
# women's AIL wrap
Reigning champions UL Bohs climb up to the top of the Women's AIL table
Meanwhile, Railway Union defeated Old Belvedere and Galwegians got the better of Blackrock.
# marching on
City rivals to meet in Cork hurling semi-final as football title holders reach last four
Senior wins tonight on Leeside for Blackrock, Na Piarsaigh and Carbey Rangers.
# Mayo
Search for two remaining Rescue 116 crewmen to resume today
Garda divers will be on hand to conduct dives as they are needed.
# eve doherty
Garda on trial for allegedly harassing her partner's ex wife
Eve Doherty has been accused of sending insulting and abusive communications to a woman’s mobile phone.
# Blackrock
Missing Cork 17-year-old found safe and well
She was last seen in Blackrock on 21 June.
# Dublin
Attacker who glassed man after 1916 celebrations taunted him about being from 'the North'
The attacker was jailed for a year.
# Blackrock
Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey
The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.
# rescue 116
'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place
The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.
# Mayo
Rescue 116: Black box homing beacon detected in search for missing crew
Search teams are looking for three missing crew men.
# Round-Up
Bohs well on track for unbeaten season while 10-try bottom of the table clash is pick of the weekend
The clash between Blackrock and Cooke was the highlight of this week’s Women’s AIL.
# Wrap
Bohs return to the top of the league as home teams struggle in the Women's AIL
Only Railway Union manged a home win in round nine.
# alone for christmas
A Dublin woman set up a Christmas Day lunch for 300 people so no-one would be alone on the big day
Margaret Brown and her volunteers will cater to around 300 people this Christmas
# facing history
'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey'
Irishman Oliver Jager is part of Canterbury’s push for a Mitre 10 Cup title.
# heron and grey
Michelin star-winning Dublin restaurant booked out until next Autumn
There has been a massive surge in demand since they won the award.
# Wrap
Bohs, Belvo and Blackrock among the winners in Women's AIL
Galwegians were defending a two-point lead at the top of the table.