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# Cork

This week
26th November 2023 - 1st December 2023
Indiependence Music and Arts Festival in Co Cork won't go ahead next year
While Indiependence won’t take place next year, festival organisers said this ‘break in 2024 is with a view to seeing you again in 2025′.
Man (20s) dies following single-vehicle collision in Co Cork
The collision happened at around 6.45am this morning.
Ironman calls off Cork race in 2024 after two deaths this year
Cork County Council has agreed to host the event in 2025, 2026 and 2027.
Cork man to be sentenced next week for the repeated rape and abuse of his granddaughter
A local detective gave evidence that the first incident happened a short period before the girl’s First Holy Communion.
Ironman calls off Cork race in 2024 after two deaths this year
Cork County Council has agreed to host the event in 2025, 2026 and 2027.
Ukrainian military officers in North Cork for NATO partner country training
A report by
Niall O'Connor
NATO assessors were in Kilworth this week for the Operational Capability Concept (OCC) evaluation of the Defence Forces Corps of Engineers.
Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
Search for missing Corkman (41) stood down as body found in River Lee
David O’Driscoll, aged 41, had been missing since 7 November.
Scene declared safe after hoax bomb threat triggered security operation in Cork
Gardaí said the security alerts have been deemed a hoax and the areas have been declared safe.
Man jailed for ten years for chemical attack which led to loss of victim's eye
Three brothers living in the same property were attacked in a similar fashion by 35-year-old John Paul Carey,
Last month
November 2023
Man who endangered his family while driving at high speed on motorway jailed for three years
Over €20,000 in damage was caused to garda cars during the offence.
Carer jailed for stealing €45,000 from woman with dementia
Catherine Gregg pleaded guilty to 17 different theft charges.
Investigation under way after suspected improvised gun found in Cork incident
A Defence Forces bomb squad were called in by gardaí to help examine the find.
Pro-Palestine rallies held in Dublin and Cork as Israeli bombardment and siege of Gaza continues
People made their way through the streets of the city centre chanting “ceasefire now”.
Gardaí investigating after four teens fell ill at Cork school in incident linked to vaping
The teens were assessed by ambulance crews at their school on Wednesday.
All-Ireland camogie champions Cork set to appoint Manley as new manager
Manley was a coach on the Cork backroom team this year.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after dramatic chase in which stolen truck was shot in Cork
A garda fired a gunshot into the cab of the stolen truck during a pursuit yesterday.
Cork hotel ordered to pay €11,000 to Traveller family after it cancelled Confirmation booking
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the family felt ‘humiliated’ after they were ‘ushered out’ of the hotel.
Garda fires gun at stolen truck in dramatic chase across County Cork
The lorry was stolen in the Bandon area last night and it was involved in a chase in County Cork this morning.
Man hospitalised following stabbing in Cork this morning
The incident happened outside a residential property in Annalee Grove, Mayfield at around 7.45am.
Student claims landlords threw him onto street in his underwear and said he was a squatter
George Pendell said that he was “man handled” by Daniel and Donal Lynch who “burst” into his bedroom.
Couple sue Pepper Finance over 'excessive' interest rate on mortgage sold on by bank
The court heard the result of this case may have implications for thousands of other mortgage holders.
Mystery man alleged to have used passports in the names of two dead babies positively identified
Gardaí were able to identify the accused with the assistance of the FBI and the US Embassy.
Final section of N22 Macroom Bypass in Co Cork officially opens
The first section of the development, the Macroom Bypass, opened to traffic in December 2022, while the second section opened in August 2023.
October 2023
'Castlehaven is a special place. If you don't play football, you're nearly the odd one out'
Michael Hurley and Mark Collins reflect on Castlehaven’s club success.
Hurley brothers hit key scores as Castlehaven defeat Nemo to land Cork senior title
Two points separated the teams in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
Rain warning for eight counties following 'significant' flooding in Wexford and part of Cork City
Met Éireann warned that high tides are expected to be very high along all coasts.
Man (20s) and woman (80s) die following separate collisions in Co Cork and Co Waterford
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to both incidents to make contact with them.
5 key GAA club county final storylines to watch out for today
Mayo, Derry, Galway, Cork and Tipperary finals some of the key games in store.
More precise flood forecasting system for Ireland delayed due to staffing issues, official says
The secretary general for the department said that the new system will provide more accurate forecasting on flooding.
People with ‘tax payment difficulties’ due to Storm Babet urged to ‘engage early’ with Revenue
People across Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Louth and Waterford who are facing tax payment difficulties due to the recent flooding are advised to ‘engage with Revenue early’.
People gather to pay tribute as Tina Satchwell funeral cortege passes through home town
Tina Satchwell’s husband has been charged with her murder after remains were found earlier this month.
Man who used passports of two deceased Irish babies has an FBI record from 1970, court hears
The elderly man is charged with providing false information to obtain passports in the names of two deceased Irish infants born in the 1950’s.
Fermoy welcomes Graham Norton ‘setting the record straight’ after guest called town ‘horrible’
An audience member who lived there for 20 years called it a ‘horrible town’.
Tánaiste says schemes on a ‘scale we haven’t seen before’ required after Midleton flooding
The Tánaiste added: ‘It’s clear that something significantly extra is required here now.’
Orange rain warning issued for three counties as Cork braces itself for more flooding
A number of different weather warnings will be in effect today and tomorrow.
Government may increase money available to businesses damaged by flooding, Eamon Ryan says
Under a current scheme, businesses affected by flooding can avail of up to €20,000 for damage to their premises.
John Gibbons: We must turn to nature if we're serious about tackling extreme flooding
The environmental journalist and commentator says multi-million flood barriers are not the answer – nature is.
Hundreds gather to watch new statue of Michael Collins be unveiled in Cork City
The statue is a “nostalgic nod” to an iconic photograph taken of him in Wexford in 1922.
Status Orange rainfall warnings in place in Dublin and Wicklow
The risk of flooding in Midleton, Co Cork has lowered.
Met Éireann has issued Status Orange rainfall warnings for Co Dublin and Co Wicklow with immediate effect.
In Cork, the county council is asking the public to avoid the centre of Midleton due to a “significant” risk of further flooding.
Status Yellow warnings are in place in Louth, Meath and Northern Ireland.
Aerial photographs show scale of flooding in Midleton caused by Storm Babet
'Orange is quite dangerous': Met Éireann explains lack of Red warning for Storm Babet's rain
Aerial photographs show scale of flooding in Midleton caused by Storm Babet
Guileen Coast Guard, who captured the photographs, said a ten-day-old baby was among those who had to be moved to safety.