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# west-cork - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Woman in her 40s killed as two cars collide in west Cork
# Coppeen East
# Coppeen East

Woman in her 40s killed as two cars collide in west Cork

Jan 21st 2015, 1:15 PM 13,014 Views 6 Comments

A man who was driving the other car wasn’t seriously injured.

# west-cork - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Mussel fisherman with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning airlifted to hospital
# Roaringwater Bay
# Roaringwater Bay

Mussel fisherman with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning airlifted to hospital

Dec 11th 2014, 10:22 PM 8,961 Views 1 Comment

A second man was also taken from the craft, following a multi-agency rescue effort.

# west-cork - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Ian Bailey describes moment when garda 'Cracker' "scrutinised" him in local shop
# West Cork
# West Cork

Ian Bailey describes moment when garda 'Cracker' "scrutinised" him in local shop

Nov 11th 2014, 10:30 PM 27,092 Views 0 Comments

Bailey is suing the State for wrongful arrest over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# west-cork - Thursday 6 November, 2014

'You'll be found dead in a ditch': Ian Bailey tells court he is 'haunted by garda threat'
# Truth And Fiction
# Truth And Fiction

'You'll be found dead in a ditch': Ian Bailey tells court he is 'haunted by garda threat'

Nov 6th 2014, 10:58 PM 23,437 Views 0 Comments

Bailey says gardaí told him they planned to pin the murder on him.

# west-cork - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ian Bailey jury warned not to 'engage in any research on the internet'
# A Civil Action
# A Civil Action

Ian Bailey jury warned not to 'engage in any research on the internet'

Nov 4th 2014, 5:25 PM 18,015 Views 0 Comments

Bailey is suing the State alleging he was wrongfully arrested over the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

# west-cork - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Relax everyone... The lone puppy trapped in a mineshaft in Cork has now been rescued
# Beaglemania
# Beaglemania

Relax everyone... The lone puppy trapped in a mineshaft in Cork has now been rescued

Oct 21st 2014, 2:26 PM 15,030 Views 30 Comments

How do you get four beagles out of a mineshaft? Here’s how.

# west-cork - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away
# Wild Atlantic Way
# Wild Atlantic Way

WATCH: This video of West Cork will take your breath away

Sep 17th 2014, 10:00 PM 25,687 Views 45 Comments

Just beautiful.

# west-cork - Friday 25 July, 2014

This 220ft water slide in West Cork looks like fantastic fun
# Slide To The Left
From The Daily Edge
# Slide To The Left

This 220ft water slide in West Cork looks like fantastic fun

Jul 25th 2014, 5:04 PM 4,430 Views 0 Comments

Just what we need for summer.

# west-cork - Friday 18 July, 2014

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
# Stormwatch
From The Daily Edge
# Stormwatch

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork

Jul 18th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,213 Views 0 Comments

Wow.

# west-cork - Saturday 7 June, 2014

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance
# Clet
# Clet

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Jun 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 27,761 Views 26 Comments

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

# west-cork - Friday 14 February, 2014

Search for Dutch tourist postponed again as fresh storm moves in
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for Dutch tourist postponed again as fresh storm moves in

Feb 14th 2014, 10:45 AM 6,239 Views 4 Comments

It’s yet to be decided if the operation can go ahead tomorrow.

# west-cork - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather
# Sheep's Head
# Sheep's Head

Search for missing man in Cork stood down due to bad weather

Feb 11th 2014, 5:19 PM 6,882 Views 1 Comment

The Coast Guard said the weather means the search can’t continue tomorrow.

Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula
# West Cork
# West Cork

Search for missing man resumes on Sheep's Head Peninsula

Feb 11th 2014, 7:25 AM 7,534 Views 3 Comments

The body of another man also reported missing was recovered yesterday. A coast guard helicopter will carry out a sweep of the coast at low tide.

# west-cork - Thursday 19 December, 2013

West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league
# Newcomer
From The42
# Newcomer

West Cork woman makes debut in Australian legends football league

Dec 19th 2013, 11:57 AM 18,000 Views 21 Comments

Linda Holland made her bow for Western Australia Angels last weekend.

# west-cork - Friday 22 March, 2013

Woman dies after car collides with lorry in Cork
# Roads
# Roads

Woman dies after car collides with lorry in Cork

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:11 PM 9,415 Views 2 Comments

The incident happened just outside Rosscarbery in County Cork this morning.

# west-cork - Monday 15 October, 2012

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance
# Bed Push
# Bed Push

People of West Cork protesting the loss of fourth ambulance

Oct 15th 2012, 10:52 AM 4,037 Views 25 Comments

The four-day long protest will see demonstrators push a stretcher bed from Skibbereen to Cork University Hospital.

# west-cork - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?
# Drilling
# Drilling

Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?

Aug 8th 2012, 3:10 PM 11,497 Views 61 Comments

Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.

Prehistoric Road Sign of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Prehistoric Road Sign of the Day

Aug 8th 2012, 12:34 PM 9,975 Views 9 Comments

Seen in West Cork, apparently.

# west-cork - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Tri-Time: Keane shows class across two disciplines in Galway
# Triple Threat
From The42
# Triple Threat

Tri-Time: Keane shows class across two disciplines in Galway

Jul 18th 2012, 11:37 AM 723 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Katie Cooke edged the full-length race in west Cork.

# west-cork - Sunday 3 June, 2012

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork
# Measles
# Measles

HSE urges parents to vaccinate children after measles outbreak in Cork

Jun 3rd 2012, 4:14 PM 3,452 Views 34 Comments

The outbreak in west Cork has affected 51 children with two having to be hospitalised.

# west-cork - Thursday 17 May, 2012

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people
# Measles
# Measles

Measles outbreak has now spread to 31 people

May 17th 2012, 1:14 PM 4,177 Views 27 Comments

Another six people have been diagnosed with the disease in West Cork. None of the initial affected group of 25 people was vaccinated against measles, the HSE has said.

# west-cork - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Man held in London over 2007 Cork cocaine seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man held in London over 2007 Cork cocaine seizure

Apr 26th 2012, 8:27 AM 1,691 Views 6 Comments

Cocaine worth around €440m was dumped into the sea off the west Cork coast during a failed smuggling attempt over four years ago.

# west-cork - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu

Apr 4th 2012, 1:40 PM 918 Views 2 Comments

A temporary exclusion zone is lifted after further tests on a flock of game birds in Clonakilty show bird flu had not spread.

# west-cork - Monday 2 April, 2012

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"

Apr 2nd 2012, 4:44 PM 1,507 Views 8 Comments

The Department of Agriculture said today that bird flu found in pheasants in Clonakilty is not the deadly H5N1 strain. However all biosecurity measures will remain in place in Barryroe, where results are expected on ill pheasants there.

# west-cork - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork
# Avian Flu
# Avian Flu

Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork

Mar 31st 2012, 11:10 AM 1,976 Views 2 Comments

The Department of Agriculture said today that there was no update as yet as to the cause of the outbreak in Cork.

# west-cork - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Bailey says his life became "absolutely hell" in years after du Plantier death
# Ian Bailey
# Ian Bailey

Bailey says his life became "absolutely hell" in years after du Plantier death

Mar 1st 2012, 8:30 PM 5,301 Views 8 Comments

The former journalist has given an interview to TV3 in which he claims that Gardaí told the local community that he was responsible for the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier 15 years ago.

# west-cork - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

# west-cork - Monday 6 February, 2012

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back
# Tit Bonhomme
# Tit Bonhomme

Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back

Feb 6th 2012, 7:55 AM 798 Views 1 Comment

Two of the five men who were on the trawler when it sank are still unaccounted for.

# west-cork - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Search continues for missing fishermen amid worsening conditions
# Search
# Search

Search continues for missing fishermen amid worsening conditions

Jan 24th 2012, 12:57 PM 910 Views 0 Comments

Search teams are attempting to recover two of the five fishermen who went missing when the Tit Bonhomme sank off the coast of Union Hall over a week ago.

# west-cork - Friday 20 January, 2012

No further progress in search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen
# Tit Bonhomme
# Tit Bonhomme

No further progress in search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen

Jan 20th 2012, 6:57 PM 2,195 Views 0 Comments

A comprehensive two-hour search of the wreckage of the Tit Bonhomme ends without sign of the three missing fishermen.

Search to resume for three fishermen off west Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Search to resume for three fishermen off west Cork coast

Jan 20th 2012, 7:18 AM 1,446 Views 1 Comment

The bodies of two of the five fishermen who went missing last Sunday were recovered yesterday.

# west-cork - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Second body recovered near sunken trawler off Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Second body recovered near sunken trawler off Cork coast

Jan 19th 2012, 1:35 PM 4,997 Views 6 Comments

The Garda and Naval Service Diving Units continue their search this afternoon.

# west-cork - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Rescuers hope to continue search for five fishermen off Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Rescuers hope to continue search for five fishermen off Cork coast

Jan 18th 2012, 7:20 AM 1,182 Views 1 Comment

Conditions are more favourable this morning amid hope that naval divers can reach the site where the Tit Bonhomme sank on Sunday.

# west-cork - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Deteriorating sea conditions hamper search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen
# Tit Bonhomme
# Tit Bonhomme

Deteriorating sea conditions hamper search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen

Jan 17th 2012, 5:31 PM 2,223 Views 4 Comments

The Defence Forces say the sea state has worsened in the last 24 hours, making dives to the sunken trawler too dangerous.

Conditions hamper search operation off west Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Conditions hamper search operation off west Cork coast

Jan 17th 2012, 7:14 AM 1,417 Views 1 Comment

The search operation for five men missing off the coast of Union Hall will continue today.

# west-cork - Monday 16 January, 2012

Search to resume for five fishermen missing off west Cork coast
# Search
# Search

Search to resume for five fishermen missing off west Cork coast

Jan 16th 2012, 7:22 AM 1,368 Views 0 Comments

The search for the five fishermen missing in the Glandore Bay area will resume this morning.

# west-cork - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Latest River Bandon investigation upgraded to murder
# Bandon
# Bandon

Latest River Bandon investigation upgraded to murder

Nov 16th 2011, 6:30 PM 6,249 Views 12 Comments

Gardaí have not released details of the post-mortem carried out on the man’s remains but say this is now a murder investigation.

# west-cork - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Two charged with murder of Jonathan Duke
# Bandon
# Bandon

Two charged with murder of Jonathan Duke

Nov 15th 2011, 7:00 PM 5,962 Views 8 Comments

Two people have been charged with the murder of 27-year-old Jonathan Duke, whose body was discovered in the River Bandon on Sunday night.

# west-cork - Monday 14 November, 2011

Two arrested after body found in Bandon river
# Body Found
# Body Found

Two arrested after body found in Bandon river

Nov 14th 2011, 9:17 AM 1,397 Views 4 Comments

The body of a 27-year-old man was recovered just after 11pm last night.

# west-cork - Monday 10 October, 2011

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast
# Jellyfish
# Jellyfish

Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast

Oct 10th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,639 Views 17 Comments

A Portuguese Man o’ War was spotted in Dingle yesterday – now another one has washed up in West Cork. People are being urged not to touch these poisonous sea creatures.