Jason Colbert of ‘Bitesize’. Cork City. Pics: Emma Jervis

Gourmet canapé company, Bitesize, was set up by Jason Colbert and Lynda O’Riordan in 2005. It is based in Midleton in east Cork, where it employs 12 p(...)

A 71-year-old woman was knocked from her bike by a motorist who failed to stop in Co Cork yesterday.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A 71-year-old woman is in hospital after was knocked from her bike by a motorist who failed to stop in Co Cork yesterday. The man in his mid-20s was (...)

The truck crashed into a house in Midleton, Co Cork this morning. Photograph: Noel Dolan/Cybernolie/Twitter

A woman escaped serious injury after a truck crashed in to her house in Midleton, Co Cork this morning.The incident happened as a truck was reversing (...)

Dr Cathal O’Donnell said he was confident that there would no repeat of what had happened when the ambulance control centre at Cork University Hospital stood down an ambulance which was due to be despatched for 23-month-old Vakaris Martinaitis. Photograph: Alan Betson

The medical director of the National Ambulance Service has given a guarantee that there will be no repeat of a situation where it failed to send an am(...)

Auske and Vidas Martinaitis pictured at the inquest into the death of their 2yr old son Vakaris Martinaitis, in Cork City Coroner’s court.Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A jury has returned a verdict of accidental death in the case of a toddler who died after falling from an upstairs window.It also urged the HSE to pub(...)

An ambulance due to be dispatched to an injured toddler who fell from an upstairs window was stood down because the controller dealing with the 999 call believed the child had suffered a simple fall  in a garden. Photograph: Alan Betson.

An ambulance due to be dispatched to an injured toddler who fell from an upstairs window was stood down because the controller dealing with the 999 ca(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Rory Fitzpatrick (left), chief executive of the National Space Centre, Midleton, Co Cork, and Simon Chesworth of exactEarth. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

  Not many people know there is a National Space Centre – and that once included its present owner Rory Fitzpatrick, who drove past it (...)

Trinity College Dublin last night. Photograph: Jack Leahy/Twitter

Heavy rain fell on Dublin again this evening, hours after Met Éireann issued a warning that more than 30mm could fall in a six hour period.The orange (...)

The child’s parents called the ambulance from Tralee, Co. Kerry, when their infant stopped breathing but it did not arrive for half an hour

The parents of a sick child in the southwest called an ambulance but it went to an incorrect address, delaying receipt of medical attention. The chi(...)

An ambulance was initially dispatched to attend to a child who had fallen from a window in Midleton, Co Cork, last week but was stood down minutes later

An ambulance was initially dispatched to attend to a child who had fallen from a wind(...)