A motorcyclist has died after being involved in a collision in  Co Cork on Wednesday evening. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí issue appeal following fatal incident near Begley’s Forge on Wednesday

Gardaí  say they are treating the man’s death as an  accident.

Gardaí and Health and Safety Authority begin separate investigations into man’s death

The two men, who cannot be named to protect the identity of the complainant, were each charged with 24 counts of rape and 24 counts of sexual assault of their younger brother on separate and different occasions in the 1990s. Photograph: iStock

State alleges 96 offences were committed separately at family home in Co Cork

Gardaí objected to bail, saying they feared they would interfere with witnesses if bailed

Gardaí have cordoned off the scene of the burglary in Mayfield, Cork to allow technical experts carry out a forensic examination.

Two men armed with shovel and baton arrested after Mayfield incident on Monday night

The Garda armed support unit attended the scene at Ballysaggart. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating after husband and wife in their 60s suffer non-life threatening injuries

The man was diving from rocks near Nohoval Cove in Co Cork when it is believed his foot caught and he landed on rocks. File photograph: John M/Geograph.org.uk (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Coast guard airlifts man to Cork University Hospital after incident near Nohoval Cove

Diarmuid Ó Dálaigh, proprietor, Oaklodge Nursing Home, Cloyne, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Owner says future will be very different with emphasis on infection control in nursing homes

The special machine for detecting tumours will cost €450,000. Photograph: Getty Images

Oncologists fundraise for genetic sequencing machine to diagnose individual tumours

A resident holding a sign protesting at students returning to their rented accommodation in Cork.

Former mayor says students are leaving parents’ homes to party in rented houses

Gardaí have arrested two men for questioning about an armed robbery on a bookmaker’s shop in Cork which was foiled when a pensioner intervened and tackled one of the raiders.

Gardaí say a file will be prepared for the DPP

Fishing crews should always ensure gangways between trawlers are properly fixed, the Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB)has recommended after investigating the death of a fisherman in Co Donegal.  File image: Dara Mac Donaill

Advice follows investigation into death of fisherman while travelling between trawlers

Sgt Gearoid Davis said the DPP had directed Mr Ebbs be tried on indictment before a judge and jury

Gardaí serve book of evidence on accused Garfield Ebbs of Cork

Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Man (31) refused bail after being charged with heroin and ecstasy offences at warehouse in Ringaskiddy port

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘The establishment of the Munster Technological University will stimulate a more balanced growth of population and employment across Ireland.’ Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Merger of institutes of technology in Cork and Tralee will cater for 18,000 students

Star Trek actor Kate Mulgrew stayed near Lough Corrib when she was workding on her memoir.

Star Trek actor says US president fails to appreciate seriousness of Covid-19

Greater Dublin will be the region least affected by the economic crisis arising from the Covid-19 pandemic due to better remote working potential for people living there, a study by two University College Cork academics finds. Image: iStock.

Regions will be affected by having fewer jobs where remote working an option, UCC study finds

Gardaí are investigating reports that dozens of teenagers met for a prearranged fight in Co Cork on Saturday night. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Investigation is under way after dozens of teenagers reportedly breach Covid-19 rules

The man was charged with seven offences relating to seizures of drugs, totalling over €3,000 in value

Keith Donovan suffered minor injury in shooting at garda checkpoint in Mallow

Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert F Kennedy, was inducted into the Irish-America Hall of Fame during the Kennedy Summer School in 2018. Photograph: Mary Browne

Covid-19 continues to impact tourism as Mother Jones Festival in Cork also deferred

Second man (47) remains in custody over Co Cork incident in which garda fired shot

Judge Mary Dorgan remanded Patrick O’Leary on his own bond on condition that he abstain from all intoxicants and be of sober habits while on bail.

Accused charged with possession of heroin and possession for sale or supply, court hears

A Garda checkpoint in Dublin due to Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Watchdog investigating Co Cork incident in which man suffered minor gunshot wound

Michael Noel Sheehan outside court in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

Michael Noel Sheehan (74) replied not guilty when charged by gardaí in Co Cork

The scene of the incident in North Cork on Thursday evening

Reports suggest driver of the car failed to stop and was driving at an officer in Mallow

Ecstasy tablets were among the drugs recovered by gardaí in Cork on Thursday. File photograph

Two arrests after discovery of heroin, cocaine, ecstasy and suspected fake Xanax

  Greg Bemis signed over legal ownership of the wreck of the Lusitania to the Old Head of Kinsale Museum on May 7th, 2019. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Greg Bemis (91) died at his home a year after signing over ownership of WW1 ship wreck

Gardaí investigating an organised crime gang in the southeast have arrested four men. File photograph: The Irish Times

Four men arrested after car is stopped, houses searched in Kilkenny, Waterford

The new residents arrived in Cahersiveen on March 18th and 19th, some of them from a hotel in Dublin at which a case of coronavirus infection  was subsequently confirmed in an unrelated guest, he said.

Centre at former Skellig Hotel has had outbreak of Covid-19

It will be alleged by the State that Mr Murphy shouted at gardaí from Togher Garda station.

Alleged incident by 63-year-old involved gardaí at popular visitor attraction in Cork city

Cork city is set to pedestrianise many of its streets as it reopens during the coronavirus crisis. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times.

Coronavirus: Plans aimed at helping maintain social distancing as city re-opens

The Norwegian ship had contacted the UK rescue authorities to request a medical evacuation and the UK authorities in turn relayed the request to the Irish Coast Guard as the ship was within the Irish sphere of operations. Stock photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Operation on HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl 300 kms off Cork at limit of helicopter’s range

Ms Arundel is charged with entering the pensioner’s home and stealing a watch, a mobile phone, a bank card, a cash box and €15 in cash on May 1st. Photograph: iStock

Judge refuses bail and remands woman (34) accused of theft in continuing custody

Cpt John Murray (centre) with crew Paul Traynor and Brian O’Callaghan and the  air ambulance at Rathcoole aerodrome in north Co Cork. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Irish Community Rapid Response Air Ambulance is country’s first charity-run operation

Judge Olann Kelleher said people with relatives buried in St Michael’s Cemetery in Mahon would have been highly distressed if they turned up to discover litter strewn over the graves of their loved ones. Stock photograph: iStock

Man pleaded guilty to depositing 30 bags of household waste at St Michael’s Cemetery

Accused was also charged with two counts of attempted rape and 39 counts of sexual assault

Gardaí closed the N22 near Ovens, Co Cork, after the fatal crash on Monday morning. File photograph: Alan Betson

Victim pronounced dead at the scene after collision on N22 near Ovens

The two accused were arrested by gardaí on Monday morning and brought before Wexford District Court where they were charged with rape. File image: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

The two boys, aged 15 and 17, are remanded in juvenile detention

A day out on Cork’s Marina. File photograph: Clare Keogh/Cork City Council

Section of the route has been closed to vehicles to aid social distancing amid Covid-19

Siptu said earlier this week as many as 600 workers in meat processing plants had tested positive for Covid-19.   File photograph: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

If closure deemed necessary by experts ‘then that is what should happen and will happen’

A file photograph from Cahirmee Horse Fair in Buttevant, Co Cork

Cork County mayor says July 12th event in Buttevant poses too great a risk to public health

There are some 600 confirmed cases of Covid-19 at meat processing plants. Photograph: Bloomberg

Siptu calls for special taskforce to tackle growing number of infected workers

Judge Helen Boyle noted that it was a sustained and determined assault which had left Mr Clark both with a permanent physical scar.

Tony Delaney pleaded guilty to offences including assault causing him harm

Judge Helen Boyle  said she believed the appropriate sentence was one of four years but she suspended the final 12 months in the light of Szymczyk’s guilty plea.

Victim said she feared for her life after attacker threatened to kill her if she shouted

Former staff at Debenhams protest outside the Henry Street branch in Dublin.  Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

Garda took names and addresses of protesters, telling them they were breaching emergency restrictions

British developer Rioja Estates wants to create a tourist outlet village close to the IDA industrial estate at Killacloyne in Carrigtwohill. File photograph: Getty

Enough retail space in city centre to cater for any business, says Cork Business Association

Brothers Alan and George Jagoe, dairy farmers in Nohoval, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Dairy products placed in storage as industry leaders urge EU for further supports

A 74-year-old male farmer has died following an incident on a farm in west Co Cork on Saturday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority launch investigations into death of farmer

The man is also charged with two counts of criminal damage, as well 16 road traffic offences

Andrew Cash remanded in custody, charged with endangerment and criminal damage

Judge Helen Boyle  noted Barry had no previous convictions while Cummins had only minor previous convictions. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Youths jailed for their part in early morning crime spree in Cork city and county

Donal de Róiste: The former lieutenant in the Irish Army,  now aged 75, was retired in 1969 by then president Éamon de Valera. Photograph: Jim Walpole

Donal de Róiste’s sister Adi Roche says she hopes his name will finally be cleared

Man (39) charged with aggravated burglary and woman (34) charged with burglary

Cameron Blair (20) died after being stabbed at a house party in Cork on January 16th. Photograph: Denis Boyle

Mr Justice Paul McDermott imposed life sentence on teenager with review date fixed for November 2032

Gardaí have arrested a man and a woman for questioning about an aggravated burglary in Cork in which a man (75) was beaten and locked in his bedroom.

Resident was hauled from bed, beaten and left locked in a room by raiders at weekend

Sam Kendrick at home in Kilmore, Co Wexford.

Sam Kendrick (95) parachuted into Arnhem in 1944 as part of Liberation of Netherlands

Gardaí do not believe the liquid nitrogen was the intended target of the thieves. Stock photograph: Getty Images

Substance can cause severe skin burns and can potentially cause suffocation

Sinn Féin has suffered a setback in Cork following Cllr Paul Hayes’s announcement that he is to quit the party and sit as an independent.

Cllr Paul Hayes says decision stems from lack of support from party locally and nationally

Gardaí in Cork have appealed for assistance in tracking down a couple who broke into a 75-year-old man’s home, roughed him up and locked him in a room before stealing cash and valuables

Couple broke into house near the Blackrock Road and stole cash and valuables

Garda Mick O’Brien in Ballycotton, east Cork:  ‘Traffic now is nearly non-existent... people aren’t travelling since the full lockdown kicked in.’ Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Before lockdown, gridlock was normal as visitors flocked to picturesque Ballycotton

Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The DPP has directed trial by indictment before judge and jury, court is told

Gardaí suspect that the tablets are Limovan, and Valium but they are awaiting the results of analysis

Warning comes as gardaí continue to investigate if Offaly deaths are linked to suspected internet buy

Gardai found texts offering an addict a good pric if they started dealing in the drug

The court heard the defendant admitted contact with the girl but he denied there was any sexual intent.

Girl used to love shopping with her mother but incident in Penneys left her apprehensive, court told

The LÉ George Bernard Shaw (above), detained a  trawler, Miss Jacqueline II, some 290km  west of Mizen Head in West Cork early on Sunday morning. File photograph: Military.ie

Miss Jacqueline II held west of Mizen Head on Sunday over alleged logbook offences

Marie Murphy from Donaghmede participates in a protest over conditions related to the closure of Debenhams,  on Henry Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

‘It’s going to cost more for people to go on the dole and not pay tax than to keep stores open’

When gardaí searched the boot of the car, they found a bag of shopping and hidden beneath a packet of sausages were two packets of cannabis weighing 962 grammes and worth € 19,240. Stock photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The drugs were uncovered when the vehicle was stopped for speeding on M8 in Cork

The Irish Naval Service has detained a French-registered vessel off the southwest coast on Sunday. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Getty/AFP

The Irish Naval service are escorting Miss Jacqueline II to Castletownbere

A 63-year-old man has drowned in an incident in Tramore. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Body spotted in shallow water in Tramore Bay by walkers on Saturday afternoon

The blaze on Wednesday was extinguished by units from Cork City Fire Brigade and Garda technical experts carried out a forensic examination of the scene to establish if any accelerants were used to start the fire. Stock photograph: iStock

Detectives believe incident result of conspiracy theory 5G masts connected to Covid-19

A defence solicitor was appointed to represent all three on free legal aid as none are working. File photograph: Getty

Men told breach of order means risk of jail as gardaí charge trio after filling station assault

Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin said criminals targeting vulnerable people was particularly heinous as he jailed Niall Fitzpatrick (53) and Jerry O’Leary (62) for seven years each.

Niall Fitzpatrick (53) and Jerry O’Leary (62) jailed over burglary at home of couple in their 80s

Brittany Ferries have been criticised for stopping providing hot meals to drivers on the Rosslare-Bilbao route. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

TD Verona Murphy says truck drives should be treated the same as doctors and nurses

Detectives monitored Bulman travelling from Dublin to Cork on an Aircoach and they followed him after he left the Aircoach in Cork and went to Patrick Street to get into a taxi when gardaí stopped and arrested him. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Kevin Bulman arrested carrying bag containing 10 packets of drug worth € 350,000

The prosecution said it  had no difficulty with the case being adjourned as it would facilitate the presentation of victim impact statements.

Woman spent nine hours undergoing emergency surgery after Christmas attack

A judge in Cork has said Covid-19 restrictions could hinder drug dealers, as he sentenced a 27-year-old man to 30 months in prison.Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Judge Brian O’Callaghan in Cork says Covid-19 restrictions could hinder drug dealers

The IFA have urged the Government to make €24 million in unspent farm aid available to beef farmers. Photograph: Bryan O Brien

Closure of food service sectors in UK and EU is impacting hugely on Irish beef exports

A Cork nursing home has become the first in the country to pilot an innovative piece of remote temperature checking software. Photograph: Getty

Technology alerts staff members remotely if their body temperature gets too high

Some of the tablets seized outside Mallow District Court. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Detectives believe two women were planning to pass drugs to remand prisoners

Accused is to appear again at Clonmel District Court on June 23rd.

Michael Woodlock also charged with endangerment and breaches of health and safety laws

Gardaí from Store Street station moving on former Debenhams  employees who were protesting outside the store on Henry Street, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

‘We’re all devastated ... If I even think about the future at the moment, I panic’

Ireland’s Bryan McCrystal passes under the Youghal Clock Gate during the 2019 event. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Ireland’s largest-ever triathlon event would have been worth €8m to the local economy

Scanlon’s Bar in Newmarket, Co Cork. Photograph: Barry Roche

John Scanlon worries for regulars at his Newmarket pub who are living alone

Heineken Ireland has put its staff on a four day week for two months due to the fall off in demand for its beer products since the lockdown began.  File image: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Heineken Ireland has put its staff on a four day week as demand falls during crisis

The series of burglaries took place in the Tower Street area of Cork’s southside on Friday morning. Image: Google Maps

The men, both homeless, are charged with a series of burglaries in Cork

Holly Cairns told The Irish Times that a number of signs have begun to appear at various locations around West Cork, urging anyone who is not local to the area to leave the area and return to their homes. Photograph: Holly Cairns

Holly Cairns warns against judging people by accents or car registrations during pandemic

Paddy Stokes of St Anthony’s Park, Hollyhill, Cork was brought before a special sitting of Cork District Court on Friday afternoon, arising out of an incident where a man was attacked at Blarney Filling Station on April 16th.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Assault is part of an escalating feud between rival Traveller families in the city

Garda technical experts carried out a series of forensic examinations of the houses

Intruders pretended to be gardaí to steal from pensioner in middle of night

The two youths, who are from Cork city, were arrested and brought before a special sitting of Bandon District Court on Friday night.

Teenagers ordered to stay out of West Cork by court as part of bail conditions

Emma O’Riordan: ‘I have mixed emotions - it would be difficult for me to say to you that I am totally comfortable.’ Photograph: Emma O’Riordan

Graduates say they don’t underestimate the challenge ahead in light of Covid-19

Leo Varadkar, who recently reregistered as a doctor, told the 71 international graduates that he hoped that they would stay and work in the Irish health system for the next year and build their career in Ireland. File photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

Varadkar makes announcement at virtual graduation ceremony for 197 new doctors at University College Cork

Undercover gardai made a €125,000 drugs seizure in woodland near Fermoy in North Cork last weekend.

Accused agrees to abide by strict bail conditions including residing at home in Cork

Gardaí  arrested a man  at the Hollyhill halting site on Cork’s northside. File photograph: The Irish Times

Three men with hurleys assaulted victim in Blarney and posted video online

A 34-year-old man has been remanded in custody after gardaí alleged they had to put a face mask on him to stop him spitting at them. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

‘I hope ye all get Corona’: Gardaí had to put face mask on intoxicated man who resisted arrest

The public health advice issued last Friday by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that the Covid-19 restrictions would remain in place until May 5th remains the government’s position. File photgraph: Getty Images

Tánaiste denies meeting vintners last week and warns of unreliable Whatsapp claims

Tom Durcan of Durcan’s Butchers, the English Market, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Footfall down 80%-90% in Cork market as stall holders innovate in bid to survive

Paving stones removed at St Peter and Paul Place. Photograph: Cork City Council

City Council is expected to report ‘bizzare’ incident to gardaí

Vera Stojanovic of  BetterTogether (top left), Dr Naomi Masheti of the  Cork Migrant Centre (top right), Olga Voytenko of the Sanctuary Mask Initiative (bottom right) and Sofya Abashko of the Sanctuary Mask Initiative are pictured wearing masks produced by asylum seekers living in the direct provision system in Cork. Photographs: Clare Keogh.

Cork-based Sanctuary Mask Initiative providing protective gear to DP centres and nursing homes

The 17-year-old was not physically injured in the incident but was shaken by it, Det Garda Kieran Crowley told a special sitting of Mallow District Court.

Gardaí allege accused forcibly removed 17-year-old from vehicle and taking car keys

File photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Accused (18) charged with possession cannabis herb and posession for sale or supply

Members of the gardaí at a checkpoint on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photo:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí ask people to have essential work letter ready to show at checkpoints

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