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 (...)

Cork County Council has incurred a fine of €50,000 arising out of the death of a work man during the felling of a tree four years ago. Michael O’Dono(...)

An LÉ Niamh rescue operation in the Mediterranean.  File photograph: Irish Defence Forces/AFP/Getty Images

The State will send a fourth Naval Service ship to help rescue refugees in the Mediterranean later in the year irrespective of what parties are in gov(...)

N ature and history are cut from the same cloth, and Ballincollig Regional Park offers both in equal measure. Known locally as the Weirs or the Powde(...)

The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

“The base of Fianna Fáil and very large sections of Fianna Fáil remain very republican” - Gerry Adams. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin will be in government, if not after this election then after the next, party president Gerry Adams has said. “The issue of whether Sinn Féi(...)

Fire crews attempt to pump flood water from the Dungourney Road, adjacent to the Lauriston estate, in Midleton, Co Cork last week.

Traders and residents in Midleton have called on Cork County Council to ensure all drains and culverts are cleaned on a regular basis after recent hea(...)

A man walks past shop fronts as flooding continues in Bandon, Co Cork, following storm Frank in December 2015. Photograph: PA

Cork County Council is to seek clarification from Inland Fisheries Ireland over its view that dredging of flooded rivers can only take place as an eme(...)

A local man cycles his bike during serious flooding in  Bandon, Co Cork, following the recent Storm Frank. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Members of Cork County Council have backed a call for more funding to clear drains and gullies in a bid to prevent serious flooding in future. The f(...)

Recent flooding in Bandon: According to Cork Chamber chief executive, Conor Healy, the Government must work with renewed focus to prevent any repeat of the flooding which followed Storm Frank and caused huge disruption to businesses in many Cork towns. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Flood relief schemes must be delivered on schedule to prevent the sort of devastation and disruption to business and trade witnessed in Cork and other(...)