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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# West Cork

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Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"
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.
Tests continue and restrictions remain after avian flu outbreak in Cork
The Department of Agriculture said today that there was no update as yet as to the cause of the outbreak in Cork.
Bailey says his life became "absolutely hell" in years after du Plantier death
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.
Search for missing fishermen off Cork coast to be scaled back
Two of the five men who were on the trawler when it sank are still unaccounted for.
Search continues for missing fishermen amid worsening conditions
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.
No further progress in search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen
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
The bodies of two of the five fishermen who went missing last Sunday were recovered yesterday.
Second body recovered near sunken trawler off Cork coast
The Garda and Naval Service Diving Units continue their search this afternoon.
Rescuers hope to continue search for five fishermen off Cork coast
Conditions are more favourable this morning amid hope that naval divers can reach the site where the Tit Bonhomme sank on Sunday.
Deteriorating sea conditions hamper search for Tit Bonhomme fishermen
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
The search operation for five men missing off the coast of Union Hall will continue today.
Search to resume for five fishermen missing off west Cork coast
The search for the five fishermen missing in the Glandore Bay area will resume this morning.
Latest River Bandon investigation upgraded to murder
Gardaí have not released details of the post-mortem carried out on the man’s remains but say this is now a murder investigation.
Two charged with murder of Jonathan Duke
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.
Two arrested after body found in Bandon river
The body of a 27-year-old man was recovered just after 11pm last night.
Second deadly Portuguese Man o' War spotted off Cork coast
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.
French detectives to re-interview Du Plantier witnesses
A team of detectives and forensic scientists are due to arrive in Cork to re-interview witnesses and examine evidence linked to the 1996 unsolved murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Eight-year-old boy dies after fall from bicycle in west Cork
Roan Harrington died in tragic accident on road just outside his home.
Du Plantier judge could be handed Ian Bailey's personal diaries
Mr Bailey describes how he “tried to kill” his girlfriend in notes requested by the judge probing the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
Irish travel website close with loss of 14 jobs
The Cork-based travel website had been trading since 1998 and had offices Skibbereen and Boston, USA.
Minister announces 150 new jobs for Cork
Minister for Enterprise Richard Bruton said that SouthWestern would be adding to its 450-strong workforce in Clonakilty.