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Rural Ireland was last in the queue to get electricity in the 20th century. The government’s Rural Electrification Scheme started after the second Wor(...)

Helena O’Callaghan was brought before Cork Circuit Court yesterday, where she was asked to give an undertaking to vacate a near-finished house at Kilmoney Woods housing estate in Carrigaline (marked A), south of Cork city. Image: Google Maps

A woman has been jailed for contempt of court after she refused to give an undertaking to vacate a house in Co Cork in which she had been squatting fo(...)

Gardaí from the Cork City Divisional Drugs Squad backed up by local gardaí stopped and searched a taxi in Ballyfeard near Carrigaline at about 4.30pm and found 25 kilos of cannabis resin with a street value of ¤150,000.

Gardaí in Cork arrested two men for questioning following the seizure of €150,000 worth of cannabis when they stopped and searched a taxi in the Carri(...)

A 46-year-old man who managed the storage and distribution of €1.3 million worth of drugs has been jailed for eight years at Cork Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A 46-year-old man who managed the storage and distribution of €1.3 million worth of drugs has been jailed for eight years after a judge heard that (...)