Adrian O’Sullivan, of the Environmental Health Association said the legislation was a practical measure to limit the visibility and availability of alcohol.

Adrian O’Sullivan welcomes Bill forcing shops to keep alcohol away from other goods

A graphic showing the proposals for the expansion of Cork city. Irish Times graphics

Opposition to proposal growing in satellite towns and villages, say local councillors

Gardaí say they are exploring all possible motives of the latest attack. Photograph: Frank Miller/File

Explosive device thrown through windscreen of vehicle as it sat outside officer’s home

Uniformed officers and forensic investigators at the scene on Sheares Street in Cork city in May Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Criminal charges may be brought in relation to Amy McCarthys’ death in Cork, coroner told

 Nicola Collins. Photograph: Provision

Inquest into death of Tralee woman Nicola Collins adjourned until criminal proceedings finish

 Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer  was killed by a member of a right-wing grouping during a protest in Virginia last month. Photograph: Justin Ide/Reuters

It is important to let Heather Heyer’s family know they are not alone, says councillor

The two American tourists who were killed in a crash in Co Cork on Monday have been named. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Five die in two collisions on Monday on the worst single day for road fatalities this year

Three people – including a child – died after a crash near Claremorris in Co Mayo on Monday. Photograph: Conor McKeown

Residents express dismay at lack of action over ‘death trap’ junction on N17

Mallow District Court. Photograph: Google Street View

Two dogs and six horses shot dead at two farms in Newmarket area over weekend

Scene of a fatal accident on the Mallow Road outside Cork city involving an articulated lorry and two cars

Locals express dismay at lack of action over stretch where crashes happen ‘by the month’

The scene of the fatal car crash on the N17 outside Claremorris, Co Mayo. Photograph: Conor McKeown

Five people die in two collisions on the worst single day this year for road fatalities

Cork captain Rena Buckley greets supporters on the South Mall as the All-Ireland camogie champions return to the city. Photograph: Provision

Manager pays tribute to ‘warrior’ Rena Buckley following 18th All-Ireland title

Vincent Browne: said Mr Ó Broin was being naive if he thought Sinn Féin could effect radical change as a minority partner in a future coalition government. Photograph: Peter Houlihan/Brian McEvoy Photography

SF Summer School: Vincent Browne says party would achieve nothing in government

The scene of a fatal car crash on the N17 outside Claremorris in Co Mayo in which three people were killed. Photograph:  Conor McKeown.

Three members of same family die after car and truck collide near Claremorris

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton (centre) with the Sam Maguire trophy for the All Ireland senior football championship winners. Photograph: Twitter.

Church of Ireland canon’s account of his family’s experience sparked ‘heated debate’

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill should be passed in its entirety including a provision to introduce minimum unit pricing on alcohol, a Senator has said. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Call for law on minimum prices for drink to be introduced to combat self harm in State

Gardaí began a major search operation for the gunman fearful that he might harm himself or others.

Armed gardaí assist in search for man with gun following shootings in Newmarket

Edmond McGrath was also acquitted of causing criminal damage to neighbour’s car

Some of the weapons seized by gardai during a search of St Anthony’s Park Halting Site in Hollyhill on Cork’s northside. Photograph: An Garda

Online video shows threats being made and shots fired during incident on Friday night

 Cork docks and port. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Proposal to extend city limits into Cork county proving controversial

The three men’s injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí begin investigation in Ballincollig as injured trio treated at Mercy hospital

Michael Cornacchia

Teenager accused of possession of synthetic opioid U47700 for sale or supply

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

Offer excludes large towns and Cork airport which report says should all transfer to city

 Waterford hurlers on board an open-topped bus are greeted by thousands of fans in the city on Monday evening. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Derek McGrath overwhelmed by support as team is greeted by up to 10,000 fans

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill which was introduced by Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, when he was minister for health.

Frances Black to hold a public meeting in Cork on Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

Bill Murphy, Tom Walsh and Edward Hanlon  at the proposed site for a first World War memorial in Midleton, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Project will record names of 180 people from East Cork who died in the Great War

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

All provisions including lunches have to be ferried to Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island

Gardaí will carry out a technical examination of the scene on Saturday. Photograph: Frank Miller/File

Gardaí said the blaze was caused by an electrical fault in a downstairs bedroom

A view of the River Lee in Cork City. Photograph: File/Bryan O’Brien

Death brings to three the number of homeless people to die in Republic this week

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

Senior IFA figures warn that expanding city will hit delivery of services to remote areas

Ian Bailey is to launch his first collection of poetry at this weekend’s Electric Picnic. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

‘The West Cork Way’ consists of a series of poems reflecting on life in southern Ireland

Gardaí are awaiting directions from the Director of Public Prosecutions in relation to a fatal assault on a Slovakian man at a filling station in north Cork earlier this year, an inquest has heard.

Ludovit Pasztor died of brain injury after incident at filling station in Fermoy, Co Cork

John Palmer (37) and Greg Lonergan (36), died when a fire broke out at their rented apartment complex on St Joseph Road’s in Mallow in the early hours of March 13th, 2014. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Garda used baton to stop intoxicated woman re-entering burning building, jury hears

Denis Naughten: ‘Globally people are looking to Ireland because we are the first country in the world to bring high speed broadband to every home in the country’

Denis Naughten says over 90% of homes will have high speed broadband by end of 2020

Samantha Power said that she was  confident for the future as the election of Donald Trump had resulted in a lot more young people becoming active in politics. Photograph: Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images

Former ambassador to UN says she is fearful of Trump’s response to terror attack on US

Sandra Burch, who was conned out of £92,000 by Cork man Michael Troy Cremin. Cremin has been sentenced to eight years   at Bristol Crown Court after being found guilty of six counts of fraud and one of pretending to be a barrister. Photograph: Gloucestershire Police/PA Wire

‘Fantasist’ who conned woman out of life savings had harassment and assault convictions

Samantha Power: ‘I think you see from the alt-right’s own language how the unsayable is now said, the unthinkable is now thinkable’. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/Getty Images

Samantha Power says pardon of controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio affirms right wing’s views

Former taoiseach John Bruton. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach raises issue of respect for dignity of unborn during address in Kerry

Former taoiseach John Bruton. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former taoiseach says party not representing nationalist interests at crucial time

Former taoiseach  John Bruton said many older people in Europe do not realise that their pensions are dependent on young people, many of whom will have to be immigrants. Photograph: The Irish Times

Bruton tells summer school that immigrants could help pay for Ireland’s pensions deficit

Former taoiseach John Bruton is to address Ireland’s changing relationship with the UK post-Brexit when he delivers the Daniel O’Connell Lecture at the Daniel O’Connell Summer School. File photograph: Daniel Barry/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Daniel O’Connell Summer School to explore Brexit challenges to relations in these islands

Cathal O’Sullivan pictured at Cork District Court. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

Accused remanded in custody following brief court appearance over death of Nicola Collins

Undated file picture taken in Combret, France of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Patrick Zimmermann/AFP/Getty

Alain Spilliaert says extradition decision will not affect case in France

The lord mayor of Cork city, Cllr Tony Fitzgerald, has written an open letter to some 100,000 people who currently live in the county council area but would be incorporated into an expanded city region.

Lord mayor of Cork city and county mayor clash over boundary curtailing city’s expansion

Nicola Collins was found dead in Cork in March 2017. Photograph: Provision

Body-of-mother of three was found with head injuries at flat in Farranree, Co Cork in March

Ben Brosnan beside the smashed Civil War Monument at Talbot’s Bridge in Knocknagoshel. Photograph: John Reidy

Attack on monument to members of National Army blown up by booby-trap condemned

Brexit will shape Ireland’s future as much as the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921,  MEP Mairead McGuinness told the 95th annual Beal na Blath commemoration in West Cork.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Mairead McGuinness calls idea UK could leave Customs Union and then rejoin under new terms “fanciful”

There will be walking tours of places closely associated with guitarist Rory Gallagher. Photograph: Fin Costello/Redferns

More than 40 buildings will be open for free to the public including Masonic Hall

Tina Satchwell (45), was last seen in her home in Youghal, Co Cork, on March 20th.  Photograph: Family Handout/PA

The 45-year-old was last seen five months ago in her home in Youghal, Co Cork

Frank Duggan, who played “Cha”, at the funeral of actor Michael Twomey at St Michael’s Church, Blackrock, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Veteran Cork actor’s devotion to his family also recalled at his funeral Mass

Baby suffered severe head injuries and broken bones and remains in hospital five months later

The State will not appeal against the High Court’s decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

English resident of Schull, Co Cork says decision is a ‘relief’ but he expects French trial to proceed

Michael Twomey (right)  in 2012 with Frank Duggan with whom he played as characters Miah and Cha in “Hall’s Pictorial Weekly”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Stalwart of the Cork stage was best known for his role in RTÉ’s ‘Hall’s Pictorial Weekly’

Suzanne Day, Aoife Moore and Charlotte Byrne delighted with their Leaving Certificate results and at Maryfield College, Whitehall. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Frayed nerves and sleepless nights turn to relief in schools across the State

Muhammad Mahmoud (17), from Ballycullen in Dublin 24, with his mother Dr Ayda Elkhalifa. The Ashfield College is one of 13 students nationally to  score eight grade ones at higher level.

Muhammad Mahmoud (17), whose parents are from Sudan, hopes to study medicine

A Confederate flag held by a Cork supporter after the hurling All-Ireland quarter-final in 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

‘There is one flag for Cork supporters - the red and white flag with the Cork emblem on it’

The expansion options available to Cork city.

Mayor says the county council’s offer would not allow the city to grow sufficiently

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

Cork city councillors say it’s time to get on with implementing Mackinnon expansion

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas (in yellow) which Cork County Council proposed to transfer.

City authority rejects offer by Cork County Council to increase population to 160,000

Philip Leahy died after getting into difficulties while swimming at Ocean Beach in Maryland, in the US.

Philip Leahy died in drowning accident in United States

Author John Jefferies with the Rolls Royce “Moon Car” on Cobh Pier at the launch of “Death on the Pier”. Mr Jefferies is a descendant of one of the episode’s key participants, IRA man Daniel “Sandow” O’Donovan

Author believes Cork event was part of IRA plan to provoke British back into hostilities

Ken Fleming has worked to improve conditions for migrant fishermen. Photograph: iStock

Ken Fleming challenged the official silence on exploitation of seafarers

A map of the Cork City Council area with areas(in yellow) which it is proposed would  transfer into it from Cork County Council’s territory.

County council agrees to cede land to allow for further development of urban area

Former Republic of Ireland Football Manager Brian Kerr takes part in a training session with players from Al-Helal Football Academy in Gaza, on Sandymount Strand in Dublin  earlier this week. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Visit shows Palestinian players that not all the world is like Gaza , says academy official

Bylaw grants Cork council power to remove wreaths after two months. Photograph: iStock

Councillors want to debate bylaw requiring timely removal of wreaths and mementoes

Mother-of-one Amy McCarthy (22) was found dead in a derelict building last April

Republicans fighting during the Spanish Civil War during the 1930s. Photograph: STF/AFP/Getty Images

‘The Limerick Brigadistas – from the Shannon to the Ebro’ tells story of Limerick men who went to fight Franco

Tina Satchwell was reported missing  by her husband on March 24th. Photograph: family handout/PA Wire

Officers investigating woman’s disappearance hope tests will show if bags are hers

Gardaí have arrested a man for questioning in connection with the death of a 22-year-old woman in Cork city centre earlier this year.

Amy McCarthy, a mother of one, died in April after being found unconcious in vacant office

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

Judge David Riordan says prison is least visible part of criminal justice system

Micheál Martin: “The period where separation from Britain occurs and the Irish State is established doesn’t belong to any one party or any one tradition.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Commemorations should not be used for political point-scoring, FF leader suggests

The temperature threatened to rise dramatically on more than a few occasions over the weekend at the inaugural West Cork History Festival at Lissard Estate in Skibbereen. Photograph: Liss Ard Estate/Twitter

Passionate debates take place at Lissard over past IRA treatment of Protestants in region

 Eoghan Harris has said that as long as Irish Protestants living in the Republic feel unable to talk about their past, they are not truly free. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Eoghan Harris defends his documentary on 1922 conflict at West Cork History Festival

Dr Andy Bielenberg says new evidence does not support thesis that Protestants were targeted in county

Eamon de Valera speaking in 1969. Photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish republic was slogan used to gainsupport abroad, says historian David Fitzpatrick

Members of the Defence Forces during the first major event in Ireland to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, at Dublin Castle last year. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Prof Nigel Biggar says commemoration of events means making judgements on justness of violence used

Jaanus Poldme (27) cannot give a reason for attacking Kieran Murphy with vodka bottle

Landscape gardner says his life has been destroyed as he is in constant pain with relentless migraines

A 43-year-old man grabbed his wife by the throat and threatened to kill her  in view of their four children.

‘He caught me by the throat and announced he was going to kill us – leaving me 'til last’

The road has been closed to facilitate a forensic examination. Photograph: Alan Betson

Man in his 30s pronounced dead at the scene of collision near Rathcormac on Friday

Gardaí later recovered a sum of money equivalent to that stolen

Men stole cars and threatened staff in three different shops with a knife

Competitors in the Lee Swim nearing the old North Gate Bridge, circa 1910. Photograph: courtesy of the Irish Examiner

Veteran race starter Eddie Campion has been involved through the polio years through to modern times

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright in Netflix’s House of Cards. Michael Dobbs, author of the House of Cards novel, will speak at an event in Cork later this month. Photograph: Netflix

Willingness of Michael Dobbs to speak indicates potential of new event, says organiser

Portrait of Florence Kelley by AN Hardy

Kelley’s role in improving working conditions for women and children in the US will be highlighted in Cork

Inspector Carmel Banville told the court that the DPP had directed that he be tried on indictment on the three charges before a judge and jury at Waterford Circuit Criminal Court.

Waterford man Hassan Bal remanded in custody on three terrorist related charges

Company providing business services to Irish Water is contracted to do so until 2018

Judge Olann Kelleher said it was “a very sad case”.

Parents given suspended sentences following incidents while trying to confiscate phone

West Cork History Festival organiser Dr Simon Kingston

History festival hopes to generate debate on how to commemorate revolutionary period

Cork City Council’s ability to tackle the housing crisis  could be hampered if the city is not allow extend its boundary,  the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness heard.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Capacity compromised ‘by scarcity of development land within existing city boundary’

Curraghmore House, Portlaw, Co Waterford.

Marriage of Sir Marcus Beresford and Catherine Power created one of the most powerful Irish political dynasties, says historian

Martin Linehan was charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Gabriel Lege (25), a French national in 2013. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Martin Linehan (36) charged with 10 offences after his extradition from UK

John Bruton follows in the footsteps of former president Mary McAleese who gave last year’s address. Photograph: David Sleator

The summer school is held in Cahersiveen and Caherdaniel in Co Kerry in August

Born Mary Harris in Cork in 1837, Mother Jones  immersed herself in the struggles of American miners earning herself the nickname “the most dangerous woman in America”.

Earth from the grave of Cork-born US labour activist Mother Jones will be presented at a ceremony in Leeside during the Spirit of (...)

Dusk ’til Dawn is aimed at cyclists of varying ability as participants can chose how long they want to cycle for.

Dusk ’til Dawn will see riders leave city in darkness and arrive in Crosshaven as morning breaks

Purcell first began toying with the idea for the play three years ago but it was only in October that she began writing.

Test copy tells story of student trying to fit into the competitive world of her peers

Cork city fire brigade fighting the blaze at the former Our Lady’s Hospital at the Lee Road, Cork city.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Senator urges Harris to ask HSE to secure site of former psychiatric unit in Cork

Cork city fire brigade fighting the blaze at the former Our Lady's Hospital at the Lee Road, Cork city.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Blaze at St Kevin’s on Lee Road started on Tuesday night and caused extensive damage

US sailors in Cobh

Conference to examine role of the navy in combatting U-boat threat off Ireland

The majority of the 80,000-plus domestic households in Cork county pay by weight or for each lift of a wheelie-bin by a waste collector

Majority of households in Cork county, for example, already pay by weight

Six units of Cork City Fire Brigade are battling a  fire at the site of a  former psychiatric hospital in Cork.

Six units of Cork City Fire Brigade are battling fire at the former St Kevin’s block

Mairead McGuinness will deliver this year’s oration at the annual Michael Collins commemoration. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Beal na Blath event organisers welcome move to name GAA trophies after Collins and Harry Boland

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