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Witness Appeal – Serious Single Vehicle RTC – M8/Dunkettle Interchange

Gardaí in Mayfield are investigating a single vehicle serious road traffic collision that occurred on the M8 near the Dunkettle Interchange, Cork City this evening Sunday...

Books of Condolence Opened for Ashling Murphy by Cork City and County Councils

The Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr Gillian Coughlan has opened an online book of condolence for the people of Cork County to...

The Latest Information On The Public Health Management Of COVID-19 Cases And Close Contacts Is Available On gov.ie And hse.ie

The latest information on the public health management of COVID-19 cases and close contacts is available on gov.ie and hse.ie.  What...

First Guest for Fastnet Film Festival 2022 Announced

Renowned Irish writer/director Aisling Walsh has been announced as a special guest at this year’s Fastnet Film Festival, which will run in Schull from Wednesday...

Water Refill Stations to be Installed at 15 Schools in County Cork

A Cork County Council initiative is hoping to see thousands of plastic bottles removed from schools each week. Contactless water refill stations will be installed...

20,909 Cases Reported in Ireland Today

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 20,909* confirmed cases of COVID-19.   As...

Minister for Health announces updates to public health management of COVID-19 cases and close contacts

Following advice from the Chief Medical Officer, and, in light of the latest available evidence and international experience relating to COVID-19, the Minister for Health, Stephen...

Revenue Seize Drugs Destined For Cork Worth €330,000 In Dublin

Yesterday (11/01/2022), as part of routine operations, Revenue officers examining parcels at two premises in Dublin seized illegal drugs worth over €330,000 including 15.5kgs of...

Additional Project To Be Undertaken In Cork As Irish Water Continues To Support Growth And Development In Small Towns And Villages Across The Country

Another community within Cork is set to benefit from an Irish Water Programme to support growth and housing development, while protecting the local environment. This...

MacCurtain Street Public Transport Improvement Scheme Works Begin In Cork City Centre

The significant re-drawing of traffic management priorities on Cork’s historic city centre island continues with the advancement of works on the MacCurtain Street Public...

Temporary Derogation From Driving And Resting Time Rules Due To Driver Shortage Caused By The COVID-19 Omicron Variant

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of...

19,290 Cases Reported in Ireland Today

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 19,290* confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of 8am today, 1,062 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of whom 92...

Community Air Ambulance Tasked 512 Times During 2021

Call for Government support as more than €2 million needed to run charity service this year The Irish Community Air Ambulance was tasked to...

EMA Receives Application For Conditional Marketing Authorisation For Paxlovid For Treating Patients With COVID-19

EMA has started evaluating an application for a conditional marketing authorisation for the oral antiviral medicine Paxlovid (PF-07321332 and ritonavir). The applicant is Pfizer Europe...

Possible Disruption To Water Supply In Parts Of Cork City

Irish Water, working in partnership with Cork City Council, is installing new watermains connections in: Eagle Valley, Wilton.   As a result, there may be disruption to...