The big winners on the northside of Cork City are Sinn Féin who will gain a seat in Cork North East through newcomer Stephen Cunningham, who is vying with Workers’ Party veteran Cllr Ted Tynan to top the poll on about 20 per cent in the four-seater. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

A recount and recheck in two Cork city wards have delayed the final result and the ultimate composition of the new 31 seat council, which looks set to(...)

A new report has recommended that paramedics on the ground should have the means to contact helicopter pilots directly in the case of emergency. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Better use of radio links between emergency ground staff and Air Corps pilots and enhanced training for paramedics in air safety awareness are (...)