The  interior of a National Ambulance Service vehicle. A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an ambulance after he collapsed at Mass.  File photograph: Dave Meehan

A priest has questioned the level of investment in the National Ambulance Service after a parishioner was left waiting for more than 45 minutes for an(...)

An  Applegreen service station  in Co Cork was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night.  File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí in Cork have appealed to the public for assistance following an armed raid on a filling station on the outskirts of the city in which staff wer(...)

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the RNLI when their trawler hit rocks and sank while entering Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three fishermen were recovering in Kinsale, Co Cork, on Sunday night after they were rescued by the local RNLI lifeboat when their trawler hit rocks a(...)

Waves  coming over the pier in Howth on Sunday. Photograph: Howth Coast Guard

There was surface water flooding in many of the low-lying areas of Cork city centre adjacent to the River Lee on Sunday morning after high tides, heav(...)

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(...)

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(...)