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#River Lee

# river-lee - Monday 3 August, 2020

Man who drowned in the River Lee named locally as Bernard Geasley

The 38-year-old was fishing with friends near Ballincollig when he got into difficulty in the water.

# river-lee - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Cork's Shaky Bridge overhaul could cost €5 million

The bridge is set for an off-site repair programme in time for its unveiling in summer 2019.

# river-lee - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

# river-lee - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky

Phased dismantling of the latticed deck for repair is just one of the methods used to repair the bridge.

# river-lee - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

# river-lee - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning

Clodagh had the awareness in her not to swim out and grab him immediately in case she got dragged down with him.

# river-lee - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work

Warnings have been issued that parts of Cork city could be flooded between 8 and 9.30am this morning.

# river-lee - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The country's first floating hotel could be on its way to Cork

Red tape is the only thing holding back the floating hotel, says the businessman in charge of the project.

# river-lee - Monday 12 December, 2016

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

# river-lee - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# river-lee - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

# river-lee - Friday 20 May, 2016

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

# river-lee - Friday 6 May, 2016

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# river-lee - Friday 22 January, 2016

A body has been recovered from the River Lee in the search for missing student Colin Ronayne

31-year-old Colin, a native of the Mallow area, went missing in Cork city early in the morning of New Year’s Day.

# river-lee - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

# river-lee - Monday 8 December, 2014

Four men on detached pontoon rescued from river

The incident occurred near the Tivoli Dock area of the River Lee in Co Cork.

# river-lee - Thursday 6 November, 2014

The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)

A hide tide earlier this evening caused some minor flooding at Morrison’s Island.

# river-lee - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

# river-lee - Friday 2 May, 2014

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

# river-lee - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding

The footage, compiled over the course of two hours, shows water rising from drains and street-lights cutting out as the Lee bursts its banks.

# river-lee - Monday 10 June, 2013

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends

The man got into difficulty at about 1am this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

# river-lee - Friday 9 March, 2012

Body recovered from River Lee in Cork

A Naval Service dive team was deployed to recover the body from a vehicle in the water at Kennedy Quay in Cork city this afternoon.

# river-lee - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Naval divers join river search for missing person

The River Lee is being combed for any sign of a person reported missing in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

# river-lee - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Man's body recovered from River Lee

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# river-lee - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Body of a woman recovered from River Lee in Cork

The woman fell into the river shortly before 9pm last night.

# river-lee - Monday 10 October, 2011

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Body of missing person found in River Lee

The Naval Service recovered the body of the as-yet unnamed man yesterday evening.

# river-lee - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Cork dolphin dies in city centre river

One of the three dolphins that swam into the River Lee in Cork has died.