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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Bantry

This year
Gardaí warn of fake €50 notes circulating in Cork town
The stores that were targeted immediately contacted the Gardaí once they had realised that the notes were counterfeit.
Last year
Taoiseach: Robert Troy's errors in declaring interests a ‘misunderstanding’
Junior Minister Robert Troy has been forced to correct the Dáil’s register of declarations of interest after he failed to include properties.
Man arrested after €220,000 of suspected cannabis herb seized in Cork
A number of searches were carried out in the Bantry area yesterday.
All time
Photos: hardy souls brave the rain and cold and take to the sea for Christmas day swims
Every Christmas Day people take to the sea to work up an appetite for the day’s feasting.
Emily Ratajkowski sponsors local underage basketball team in Cork
‘It’s funny to see all the reaction and tweets, people think it’s gas. But they’re just normal people when it comes to Bantry.’
Naval Service detain Spanish vessel following alleged West Cork incident
The Punta Candieira was detained under fishing regulations some 95 miles off the Cork coast.
80-year-old man dies after car crashes into ditch in west Cork
The crash happened on the L4704 at Ahakista near Bantry at about 5.55pm.
Third arrest made in seizure of €140,000 of suspected cannabis
7 kilos of suspected cannabis were seized on Monday.
Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North
Homeowners and businesses were counting the cost of the storm across the country.
Status Yellow rain warnings still in place as flooding hits several counties
Up to 50mm of rain fell in some areas overnight.
Man (70s) dies in Cork farm accident
Emergency services were called to the scene this morning.
Woman who cut down spruce trees in Coillte forest and replaced them with native trees is spared jail
The jury found the 61-year-old guilty of a second charge of dishonestly appropriating felled spruce wood.
Gardaí seize €300,000 worth of cannabis herb in Co Cork
The seizure was made during a search operation at a various locations in Bantry, Co Cork yesterday.
This town has been named as the 'Best Kept' on the island of Ireland
The ‘Best Kept’ awards pit the winners of Ireland’s TidyTowns against their counterparts across the border.
Elderly woman pressured into buying 12 chainsaws, 11 generators and 7 power washers
Gardaí have issued fraud advice to the public following the incident.
'I can’t imagine a worse death, between drowning and burning:' 40 years after the Whiddy Island disaster
The Memorial Service for the 51 people who died will be held at St Finbarr’s Church at 11am today.
Elderly man killed and 10-year-old boy injured in Cork crash
A 10-year-old passenger was taken to Cork University Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.
Missing Cork teenagers found safe and well
Davis Stepka and Sebastian Rowley, who are both 13, haven’t been seen since 10am on 26 April.
Four charged over €100,000 drugs seizure in Cork
The four are due before Bandon District Court this morning.
Gardaí arrest four people in Cork after estimated €100k drug seizure
The seizure happened on Sunday evening.
Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.
Locals angered by 'lack of consultation' by government over mass harvesting of seaweed
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes. It says it has complied with all State demands concerning the application for a licence.
Investigation underway after man's body found on trawler in Bantry
It’s understood that the man was pronounced dead after paramedics were alerted by a crewman.
Fineen Wycherley blazing a trail and putting Bantry on the rugby map
The Ireland U20s second row has come along way to represent his hometown on the international stage.
'I won't let him be excluded by his condition': Toddler refused place at preschool
A woman from Cork has been struggling to get a preschool to enrol her three-year-old son, who needs cannabis oil treatment for seizures.
A woman has died after being hit by a truck in Cork
Investigating Gardai are appealing to witnesses to contact Bantry Garda Station.
Man (63) killed after being hit by 4x4 vehicle in 2am crash
The man was treated at the scene, but later pronounced dead.
Take 4: Homes for every budget
Here is our pick of properties from €250k up to €1 million.
This mill house has a great history - and a pretty amazing interior
Dromore Mill has wet rooms and a bootroom. Say no more.
Two Cork County Council water vans were torched over the weekend
No other vehicles were damaged.
Witness threatened to "blow the Bailey case out of the water" if any attempt was made to arrest her
RTÉ’s This Week programme says that they have seen memos from a garda in Schull which show warrants against a witness went unexecuted.
Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace
Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.
Irish father killed in freak golf course accident in China
John Walsh, who was 39, had been working as ‘Lead Shaper’ at the Happy Valley club near Beijing since May.
"Taidhg, my beloved, was an organ donor": Mother of musician killed in car crash in heartfelt appeal
Taidhg Burke, bass player with recent Hot Press cover stars The Calvanists, died following a car crash in Bantry last weekend.
Man injured in Cork crash passes away
The man was seriously injured in a single car collision on Sunday morning.
Man in critical condition after Cork crash
The man in his 30s was involved in a single car collision at Bridge Street in Bantry in the early hours of this morning.
Cork: Man dies after car hits wall in early morning crash
The man in his 40s was the sole occupant of the car which crashed in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Man gets 28 years for cocaine plot foiled by Irish authorities
John Alan Brooks was today sentenced at a court in England for his involvement in a plot to smuggle 1.5 tonnes of cocaine.
Postmortem to be carried out on Bantry body
A man in his 70s has been arrested and remains in custody this morning.
Man's death in Bantry "suspicious"
Man in his 70s has been arrested after body of 53-year-old man is found in Co Cork town.