About 10,000 homeowners in east Cork have been issued with a boil water notice for the third time since the start of the year amid concerns the water supply in the area may be contaminated. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

About 10,000 homeowners in east Cork have been issued with a boil water notice for the third time since the start of the year amid concerns the water (...)

Thousands of households in east Cork have been issued a boil water notice amid concerns that the water supply in the area may be contaminated.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Thousands of households in east Cork have been issued a boil water notice amid concerns that the water supply in the area may be contaminated. Irish (...)

Spring has sprung but premature ditching of hats and scarves would be unwise with cold conditions predicted until after the weekend with frost and icy patches most nights and the risk of sleet and snow. Photograph: Niamh Towey/The Irish Times

Spring has sprung but premature ditching of hats and scarves would be unwise with cold conditions predicted until after the weekend with frost and icy(...)

Reports  indicated that British-based utility Centrica – owners of Bord Gáis –  is likely to bid for Viridian. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Bord Gáis Energy’s owner Centrica is likely to be among the bidders for rival Viridian, when the deadline for first-round offers closes on Friday. V(...)

Former All-Star goalkeeper will give up his role as a hurling analyst on RTÉ’s The Sunday Game to join up with Davy Fitzgerald on the Clare management team. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Exactly how or indeed why Donal Óg Cusack has joined the Clare hurling team as a coach and selector for 2016 is not yet entirely clear, although it ma(...)

Gardaí have arrested a Limerick businessman whom they suspect was involved in a spate of armed raids on filling stations in Co Clare, Co Limerick, Tip(...)

It’s understood the man in critical condition suffered serious smoke inhalation from the blaze which completely destroyed the caravan. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One man is in a critical condition in hospital while another is stable following a fire that destroyed a caravan in east Cork in the early hours of y(...)

A care worker has been fined €500 after he was convicted of assaulting a man with an intellectual disability at a care institution in Cork.David Atkin(...)

RTÉ’s David Davin-Power learns about  weapons that would have been used by Irish soldiers at Gallipoli in the first World War. Photograph: RTÉ

Gallipoli was one of the great military disasters in history. Some 80,000 Turks and 50,000 British, French, Australian and New Zealand troops died in (...)

Port of Cork: volumes through Tivoli and Ringaskiddy container terminals show growth of 13 per cent compared to 2013 figures. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The Port of Cork’s proposed move of its container terminal business to Ringaskiddy is essential to cater for increased growth following 13 per cent gr(...)