The man is due to be brought before Cork District Court on Tuesday morning . Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí arrested suspect (23) shortly after raid on the Blackrock Road in Cork

Both PDFORRA, which represents non-commissioned ranks in the Naval Service, and RACO, which represents commissioned officers, said the tax credit is a step in the right direction but will not be enough to retain personnel. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Credit worth €1,270 a year announced for sailors who spend 80 days or more at sea

A Paris of the West by Jack B Yeats, on display at Sotheby’s in London as part of its Irish art sale.   Photograph: Michael Bowles/Getty Images for Sotheby’s

Oil painting ‘Cork Bowler’ by Gabriel Hays is up for auction at Sotheby’s in London

Smith comes from Dundalk, Co Louth, and converted to Islam several years ago.

Tánaiste stresses Government’s primary focus is on welfare of Smith’s two-year-old child

Simon Coveney: Border poll not appropriate at this difficult time.

Unity vote would be a mistake due to divided peoples and Brexit impasse, says Tánaiste

A promotional shot from Horse Riders by Anna Gawlita, which was last night announced as the winner of the Grand Prix Documentary Short Award at the 64th Cork Film Festival.

Horse Riders tells the story of an annual Easter horse pilgrimage in southern Poland

A rigid inflatable boat (Rib)  at Howth in  Co Dublin. Volunteers at 23 of the Irish Coast Guard’s  44 stations equipped with Ribs and smaller D-Class boats cannot launch until further notice. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Decision to suspend inshore boat services taken after product malfunctioned during test

The burning of Cork in 1920. Photograph: WD Hogan/National Library of Ireland

Taoiseach says it is fitting Cork should host event given its role in fight for freedom

Leo Varadkar: ‘Every year housing construction is increasing and there is growing evidence of house prices levelling off.’ File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach turns sod on State’s first affordable purchase housing scheme in the country

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘They are being better resourced than they ever have been and it’s important to point out that just five or six years ago, there was no air ambulance at all in Ireland.’ Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Government recognises issue of personnel retention in Air Corps, says Taoiseach

‘I don’t think there will be any confusion over it - the decision on who are Fine Gael’s candidates for election is made in the first instance by party members locally and then signed off by the executive council,”icture Colin Keegan, Collins Dubli”. Taoiseach Leo Vardkar said. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Leo Varadkar says it was up to Dun Laoghaire TD whether or not she takes legal challenge

Michael Veale, a native of Dungarvan in Co Waterford, pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court to nine separate charges. File photograph:

Michael Veale jailed after being caught with drug three times in the space of three months

A 20-year-old man has been charged over the death of a transition year student who was fatally injured when she was struck by a car in Cork on New Year’s Eve.

Case of David O’Mahony (20) over death of Róisín Mae O’Donovan (16) adjourned to December 4th

Nathan O’Reilly (17) will be detained at Oberstown until he turns 18 when will be transferred to an adult prison. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

‘They left my baby to die on the side of the road’ says mother of child with life-changing injuries

President Michael D Higgins said “climate disruption is a global issue, a national issue and a local issue”.

Michael D Higgins says climate change is most pressing issue facing the global community

Matthew Heffernan, of Vereker Gardens, Ennis Road, Limerick, a field officer with the ILCU, pleaded guilty to six counts of deception at Berehaven Credit Union in Castletownbere between 2004 and 2009. File photograph: Alan Betson

Man (71) given until April to repay outstanding €19,000 taken in loan scam

The man printed out  text messages which he  placed in a Polypocket under a stone in the garden of the family home of the woman’s new partner. Photograph: iStock

Woman said former boyfriend ‘launched a campaign of evil’ against her

A man has been jailed for a year after pleading guilty to attempting to poison a co-worker with a deadly substance which he ordered online after seeing it used in a crime documentary.  File photograph:

Defendant learned of Thallium on crime documentary, court hears

Lord David Puttnam. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Film producer would seriously consider chairing public service broadcasting review

Purvis was present when the laptop and a USB stick were seized and he made no comment to gardaí but he was later arrested on November 5th 2018.

Accused given 18 month suspended sentence to further incentivise rehabilitation

The aftermath of a large fire in the multi-storey parking facility of the Douglas Village Shopping Centre in Cork. Photograph: Cork City Fire Brigade/PA Wire

Douglas Village Shopping Centre still on target to reopen next summer, says manager

Philip Barry went into the Paddy Power shop on Cornmarket Street in Cork and  smashed 12 TV   screens with a stool. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Philip Barry (32) who is homeless said the company ‘destroyed most of my life’, court hears

Julianne O’Farrell jailed for bringing claw hammer into building to intimidate person

Cork retailers celebrate their win at the Retail Excellence Awards.

Customer charter helps Leeside scoop major business award at national competition

More than 240,000 passengers and crew including visited Cork in 2019.

West Cork also enjoying increased cruise business with smaller boutique liners

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Court hears Good Samaritan was attacked three times after he tried to intervene in row

 The man was brought to Togher Garda station. Photograph: Frank Miller

Three people receive non-life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Mahon area

Patrick Street in Cork city centre. Photograph: Google Street

Over 100 masked youths gathered on Patrick Street to loot sports shop

Gardaí were alerted by the National Child Exploitation Crime Centre in Canada.

Fergus Galvin was on sex offenders register for previous offences

Judge Brian O’Callaghan was told a place was available in the Central Mental Hospital for a man who ran naked down a street in Cork, exposed himself, masturbated and then sexually assaulted a woman. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Eight charges faced man (24) remanded for assessment to Central Mental Hospital

Joshua Allen (19) of Ballinamona, Shanagarry, Co Cork had pleaded guilty earlier this year to three drug offences, including one of possessing 1.134 kilos of cannabis for sale or supply at Ballymaloe Cookery School on August 30th, 2018. File photograph: Provision

Teenage son of celebrity chef Rachel Allen had pleaded guilty to drugs possession

Kevin Bulman was charged with possession of heroin and possession of heroin for sale or supply.

Kevin Bulman (30) remaned in custody after drugs worth €350,000 seized in city

The truck in which fifteen people were found in Chippenham was owned by Cork company Delaney Transport international in Glanmire. Photograph: BBC News.

Man (50s) was arrested in England ‘on suspicion of assisting illegal entry into the country’

Judge Sean O’Donnabháin said the lack of social services was ‘regrettable’. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Kyle Duggan (31) sentenced for attacks on elderly men in Cork city centre

Visitors to the island are taken on a guided tour through its 1,300-year history.

Site’s visitor numbers have grown steadily from 27,000 in 2016 to over 81,000 in 2019

 A man has been charged in connection with two drugs seizures in Mallow, Co Cork. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times/File

Charges against man (28) follow two cannabis seizures by gardaí in Mallow this week

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Man says he wants abuser named so people will know he told the truth when he was five

State Pathologist Marie Cassidy and Garda technical experts examine the scene in Skibbereen where John Ustic’s body was found. Photograph: Provision

English national found dead in west Cork two years ago after assault

Malgorzata Szumowska’s The Other Lamb, the story of an all-female cult, closes the Cork Film Festival this year.

Programme includes documentary on feisty New Yorker writer Pauline Kael

Two  students remain in hospital after they got into difficulty on a river in Co Kerry at the weekend. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two members of UL club taken to hospital after getting into difficulty on river in Kerry

Members of Dublin Fire Brigade attend to a fire in Bluebell, Dublin on the eve of Halloween last week. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/ For the Irish Times

Woman driver in Cork locked herself into the cab as youths kicked the door and banged the screen

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said there were ‘a lot of people from Georgia and Albania coming in with fake documents and that is a big driver of the increase’ in asylum applications. File image: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

Sinn Féin leader criticises Taoiseach for singling out migrants from Albania and Georgia

A 22-year-old man arrested for questioning about a hit and run in Cork city has been released without charge.

Gardaí are investigating incident in Cork city that left woman with life-changing injuries

Veereen Padiachy (41), a former a policeman in Mauritius, pleaded guilty to a series of offences including possession of drugs for sale or supply. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Defendant previously given suspended sentence for possessing drugs for sale or supply, court hears

 Michael O’Sullivan (left) and Det Supt Sean Healy with his award. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Det Supt Sean Healy was involved in investigating some of Ireland’s biggest drugs seizure

Denis O’Donovan at Cork Circuit Criminal Court where he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Photograph: Cork Courts

Former social worker (35) given three-year sentence but final two years suspended

Det Garda Crotty agreed with defence barrister, Ray Boland, that Santiago had paid a huge price for his actions. Photograph: Google Street View

Defendant pays over €20,000 in compensation to Clayton and donates sum to charity

Karen Harrington at a court appearance in August in connection with the death of Santina Cawley. File photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

Karen Harrington charged with the murder of Santina Cawley in July

Dr John O’Riordan,  Macroom, Co Cork. ‘To be honest, it isn’t a money issue, it’s a lifestyle issue.’ Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Out-of-hours SouthDoc rota makes recruitment and retention of doctors difficult

The Listening Posts, Cork’s first permanent sound installation, located at Penrose Quay. Photograph: William Murphy/Flickr

Calls for council to restore sound installationthat played original recordings of interviews with emigrants

Judge Ó Donnabháin ordered both a medical report on Pavelaka Galba and a victim impact statement from Miroslav  Kozel’s family

Man (63) remanded in custody also pleaded guilty to driving without insurance

Judge Sean Ó Donnabhain remanded the accused in custody for sentence on November 15th. Photograph: iStock

Man (67) admits sexually assaulting girl from age 11 at a number of locations in Co Cork

An image of the dark-coloured Volkswagen Polo involved in a hit-and-run on Magazine Road at 3.15am on Saturday morning.

Student (23) left with life-changing injuries after collision in which driver failed to stop

Operation Thor was aimed at combating crime and denying criminals use of the public roads in Midleton, Co Cork

German investor persuaded to lodge money in Irish account for a bogus company

Ana Lacramioara Manciu has  alleged staff at Stablefield Mushrooms in Co Tipperary worked on average over 75 hours over a six-day week but pay records were doctored to show they worked 40 hours.

Allegations staff were working more than legally permitted hours denied by farmer

Ana Lacramoiara Manciu, from Romania, had taken the case against mushroom farm Stablefield Ltd of Clogheen, Co Tipperary. Tom Sweeney owns Stablefields. Photographs: John D Kelly

Ana Lacramoiara Manciu wins appeal after the Labour Court overturns WRC decision

A Garda checkpoint. File photograph: Tom Honan

Garda action and increased drug consumption are contributing to higher detections

Bishop Fintan Gavin: ‘Carrigaline is just one of the communities now heavily dependent on the pharmaceutical sector and this announcement by Novartis highlights the danger of our dependence on global companies.’ Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

Bishop Fintan Gavin speaks out following loss of 320 staff at Novartis Ringaskiddy plant

James Duncan was taken off the ventilator earlier this month but he died in the Intensive Care Unit at CUH at about 11am. Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí requested State pathologist to assist in case of James Duncan who died in hospital

An open verdict was returned at the inquest into the death of  George Harrington (79) who died approximately six months before his body was found in July 2019.

‘Nobody realized he was missing. He seems to have become enveloped in a cloak of anonymity’

Novartis in Ringaskiddy,  Co Cork where job losses were announced on Wednesday. Photograph: John Allen/Provision

Workers informed of restructuring plans during meeting at Ringaskiddy campus

Deputy State Pathologist, Dr Michael Curtis carried out a post-mortem examination. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Gardaí awaiting DPP’s directions on fatal hit-and-run in Cork

Gardaí objected to bail for all three because of the seriousness of the offence. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

State to allege men targeted couple in the belief of large sum in their home, court told

John Casey jnr and John Casey at a previous hearing at Killarney District Court.  File photograph: Michelle Cooper Galvin

Judge says the Caseys’ campaign could have affected reputation of Irish beef industry

The proposed route of the new bypass.

Proposed 22km motorway is expected to ease congestion in Co Cork town

Families of chough live on Dursey, and their numbers decline when tourist numbers increase near their habitat says FIE

Friends of Irish Environment warn Dursey Island scheme will damage chough numbers

The three men are being held in garda stations in Cork. File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Two men arrested in home of elderly couple, as third man arrested after high-speed chase

Tánaiste Simon Coveney  said the risk of a no-deal Brexit was, in some ways, a negotiating tactic. File photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

Coveney denies damage to Government relationship with DUP over Brussels deal

A 30-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with stabbing a man in Cork city earlier this month. Photograph: Google maps

Gardaí objected to bail on several grounds including fear that accused would interfere with witnesses

A new Audi Q7 SUV was  seized by Cab in a raid in Limerick along with a Rolex watch and electronic devices containing data and paper-based financial and business records.

Second unrelated operation carried out by Cab against Cork-based crime gang

Coroner Philip Comyn returned an open verdict and extended his sympathies to Richie Scanlan’s nephews on their uncle’s death. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Coroner troubled by failure of State agencies to notice that Richie Scanlan did not collect pension

Fianna Fáil leader  Micheál Martin: sharp clashes with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar after COPE Foundation warned it needs €120 million in additional funding. Photograph: James Forde for The Irish Times

Taoiseach defends funding levels as FF leader says hundreds are going without help

Gardaí investigating the death of a man after an assault in Co Cork more than four years ago have made an arrest.

Peter Murphy (36) found dead at rented home in Bweeng, some 10km from Mallow

Cope has an annual budget of €61m, of which €56m comes from the HSE.

Waiting lists for children and adults with intellectual disabilities growing, says Cope

Approximately 50mm of rain fell in a short period of time. Photograph: iStock

Transport Infrastructure Ireland working with local authorities to keep motorways flood-free

 Timmy Hourihane, who was killed in Cork early on Sunday.

Gardaí investigating Timmy Hourihane’s death take witness statements from over 50 people

An €80 million event centre in Cork was granted planning permission by the city council. Photograph: iStock

Business leaders hopeful Government and developers can resolve €10m funding issue

Timothy Hourihane had been a chef: ‘He served Elton John and Lionel Richie. He loved his food’

‘He was the warmest, kindest man,’ says charity worker of Timothy Hourihane (53)

Kodie Healy

Kodie Healy (24) was a lobster fisherman who went missing on October 9th

The assault happened near TW Murray and the Ulster Bank close to the junction of Patrick Street and Academy Street. Photograph: Google  Street

Victim of the attack (40) remains in a critical condition

Cork University Hospital consultants: ‘We’ve had a lot of resignations.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/File

ICHA member says consultants are moving to private hospital due to working conditions

Timothy Hourihane had been a chef: ‘He served Elton John and Lionel Richie. He loved his food’

Murder investigation opened after man found unconscious in Mardyke Walk area

Co-accused John Moriarty (25) of Ballyspillane, Killarney, Co Kerry was charged with three offences in relation to the theft of monies from the 74-year-old woman at Dillon’s Cross. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

Co-accused charged with nine offences in relation to thefts from three pensioners

The River Blackwater at Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

Large section of weir collapsed in January after locals had lobbied for repair funding

The woman reported the matter to gardaí and detectives in Mayfield began an investigation. Photograph: iStock

Men questioned about similar scams in other areas where pensioners had money stolen

A stretch of the old rail line between Youghal and Midleton which is to be turned into a greenway. Photograph: Denis Minihane

Cork County Council hopes amenity will mirror success of the Waterford Greenway

Ellie Shine, who will perform at the  Cork Folk Festival, alongside her father Noel Shine, who played at the  first Festival in 1979, at The Corner House. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

Sliabh Luachra is a place without borders, says Cork Folk Festival organiser

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority were notified and gardaí cordoned off the scene for a technical examination.

Tommy Hill (73) found seriously injured in cattle shed at farm in Co Cork on Monday

Tánaiste Simon Coveney: ‘This year we will add over 10,000 social housing units to the stock and next year, it will probably be 12,000.’ Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty

Housing market needs ‘injection of adrenaline’ to see developers on large-scale builds

The study looked at some 18 people over the course of 25 months from the time that they moved into employment with support from Cork Simon.

Working leads to better mental health, self belief, feelings of inclusion, Cork Simon finds

Tanaiste Simon Coveney said Ireland will support any UK request for an extension to Article 50 . Photograph: John Thys / AFP

Tánaiste believes Boris Johnson knows what is required to get a deal done

There will be a special race from Cowes to Crosshaven with the winner collecting a trophy donated by  Prince Charles. File photograph: Rolex/Daniel Forster.

Sailing, racing, food, entertainment and talks to feature at Royal Cork Yacht Club in Crosshaven

Jerry Long, ICOS President, Ann Fogarty, Group Company Secretary, Brendan Gleeson, Secretary General DAFM, Jim Woulfe, Chief Executive & John O’Gorman, Chairman. Photograph: O’Gorman Photography

North Cork group famous for its cheese became one of country’s biggest employers

Irish Community Rapid Response’s chief executive John Kearney and pilot Capt John Murray at Kerry Airport after the emergency medical service’s first flight.  File photograph: Don MacMonagle/PA Wire

Fundraising drive launched to meet Helicopter Emergency Medical Service’s €2m costs

Tim Kelleher (35) from Slievereagh on the western side of Ballyvourney died in Spain on Thursday evening. Photograph: Facebook

Ballyvourney priest pays tribute to 35-year-old who had been walking Camino in Galicia

Calls come after man arrested and questioned by gardaí over importation

Mary Elmes’s son Patrick Danjou with Charlotte Berger-Greneche and Georges Koltein, who, as children, were rescued from deportation to Auschwitz, at the unveiling of a plazue in memory of Mary Elmes. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Aid worker Mary Elmes saved 200 Jews from being sent to camps during second World War

The teenager pleaded gulity to all 10 charges made against him at a juvenile sitting of Cork District Court. File photograph: Collins Courts

Toddler was hospitalised after being struck by vehicle at housing estate in Cork

Customs officers became aware of the transaction and intercepted the mannequin-like item at a postal sorting centre. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Man (44) had ordered sex doll online but customs intercepted item at postal sorting centre

Sinéad O’Leary and Nichola Sweeney (19) who were attacked by Peter Whelan in April 2002. Photograph: Prime Time

Peter Whelan was jailed for life for murder of Nicola Sweeney

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