Gardaí have appealed for assistance as they investigate the stabbing which left a 19-year-old  needing hospital treatment in Kerry

Male brought to University Hospital Kerry, where he has surgery for non-life threatening injuries

Sandy Bay Caravan Park, Castlegregory, Kerry, closed to visitors due to Government measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photograph: Domnick Walsh

Checkpoints pledged by gardaí countrywide in attempt to contain spread of contagion

Robbie Byrne, Conor Walsh and Sam Duncan arrive back to Cobh after a transatlanic journey aboard the Tenacious sailing vessel. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Transition year students from Dublin, Cork and Wicklow arrive in Cork

Dr Brigid Lucey of Cork Institute of Technology: ‘Ireland is now trying to source the same testing materials as the rest of the world and we need to be as self-sufficient as we can’

Cork IT’s Brigid Lucey hopes formula will mean Ireland will not have to rely on imports

The HSE hopes community assessment hubs will assist patients who need assessment but who do not need immediate hospital care. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE hope hubs will reduce the number of people being referred to acute hospitals

Victim Alvydas Nekrosius from Lithuania had been living in Carrick-on-Suir for 14 years

Gardaí are not releasing the man’s name until all next-of-kin in Latvia are notified but it is understood he had been living in Carrick-on-Suir for about 14 years. File photograph: Frank Miller

Man detained in connection with death of 45-year-old Latvian in Carrick-on-Suir

Mayor of Co Cork, Cllr Ian Doyle has confirmed that novelists, Declan Burke and Denyse Woods, along with poet, Matthew Geden will provide the free online workshops every Wednesday from late April until late June. Photograph: iStock

Courses in crime writing, narrative fiction and poetry will be offered free, mayor says

Screengrab of the virtual Carnaross Mart.

Over 200 animals sold at Carnaross Mart in Meath with over 900 logging on

John Walsh with his  electric car. He is  hoping the coronavirus ‘will be over’ by the time he turns 105 in September. Photograph: John D Kelly

John Walsh says it was ‘nothing like as regimented’ in 1918-1919 as it is today. ‘I think the Government is doing a good job’

Five men have appeared in court following an incident when gardaí had a narrow escape when their patrol car was allegedly attacked by a man wielding a slash hook during a visit to a Traveller encampment in Co Cork at the weekend. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Man allegedly attacked garda car with slash hook

The young man was among a number of scrambler enthusiasts when he was fatally injured. File photograph: Getty

Stephen O’Callaghan from Tower area was part of a group riding on woodland track

Move designed to help people attending Mercy University Hospital’s A&E

Bandon Mart, Co Cork. File photograph. Photograph:  Frank Miller

Livestock-Live app allows farmers buy and sell cattle and sheep online through marts

Gardaí say they remain vigilant on crime and drug dealing amid pandemic

Judge John King remanded Leon Frahill on bail.

Gino Frahill hospitalised with multiple wounds following incident in Bandon

A file photograph of Killarney National Park in Co Kerry where fire officers spent seven hours battling a gorse fire on Sunday night. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Kerry’s chief officer says staff diverted from dealing with life threatening matters by blaze

The woman reported the matter to gardaí and identified James McKenzie to them as the intruder and he was later arrested in another house nearby wearing clothing and carrying the kitchen knife which she had identified to gardaí. File image: Frank Miller /	The Irish Times

James McKenzie stood over woman with knife in her Cork home, court told

The Irish Community Rapid Response Air Ambulance Service helicopter. Image: ICRR website

Service is suspended from April 3rd after fundraising avenues ‘extinguished’ amid pandemic restrictions

Funeral directors Martin and Bill Fitzgerald at their funeral home in Macroom, Co Cork. “Funerals now are a very different experience to what they were even a month ago.” Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Social distancing rules impacting on how communities offer support to the grieving

Dr Maitiú Ó Faoláin and his wife Dr Triona Ó Faoláin

Covid-19 has led some doctors to strange discussions, as well as concerns over supplies

Gardaí in North Cork arrested a teenager for questioning following the seizure of €10,000 worth of cannabis herb. File photograph: Getty

Heroin worth €25,000 recovered along with €10,000 worth of cannabis herb

Kostal, which was set up by Leopold Kostal in 1912, is a leading supplier of automotive electrical systems with turnover of €2.6 billion in 2018 and operations at 46 locations in 21 countries employing some 20,000 people.

Kostal to close its Irish plants temporarily as car manufacturers across Europe suspend production due to impact of Covid-19

A 39-year-old man has been remanded in custody on firearms offences after gardaí stopped and searched a car fitted with false number plates in a Cork suburb early on Monday night. File photograph: Collins Courts

Gardaí stopped and searched car fitted with false number plates in Cork on Monday night

“The recreational drug-user – the guy who takes cocaine at weekends – may not be spending their money on cocaine, as we saw with the fall-off in usage during the economic crash in 2008.” Photograph: Getty Images

Garda sources say reduction in cocaine use more likely to be due to economic factors than to closure of clubs and pubs

Gardaí have sent the handgun and ammunition to Dublin for analysis

Detectives hope to establish if incident is linked to existing feuds in the city

Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork is now home to Ireland’s largest coronavirus testing centre. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

HSE plans to set up further test centres at Defence Forces camps and on naval vessels

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact Dungarvan Garda station on 058-48600. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Man in his 30s died after his motorcycle hit stone wall in Nire Valley on Sunday morning

Minister for the Marine Michael Creed has said he is not proposing any tie-up of the fishing fleet despite industry figures reporting that the coronavirus outbreak has had a devastating impact on the sector. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Co-op manager says outbreak having an unprecedented impact with EU markets closing

Gardaí are now preparing a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions. Photograph: iStock

Gardaí believe incident is linked to ongoing feud between number of Traveller families in city

The Coroners Society of Ireland and the Department of Justice have agreed to defer all inquests in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Coroners and Department of Justice agree move in order to limit exposure to Covid-19

Tomás MacCurtain, who was later murdered by members of the RIC in 1920, was the Brigade Commander of the Irish Volunteers in Cork city and county in 1916.

Family express disappointment at cancellations to mark the centenary of his death

Tina Satchwell on Christmas Day in 2016 with her chihuahua

Senior investigating officer in charge of peer review of Youghal woman’s disappearance

The Sheep’s Head peninsula in West Cork. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bookings plummet as region faces uncertainty over Covid-19

A 71-year-old woman has died in Co Cork after a collision involving a car and a cement mixer. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following incident near Mallow on Wednesday

Ships will dock off Dublin, Cork and Galway for Covid-19 testing as growing numbers expected to present with symptoms

The volunteer group in Cork is helping the elderly and those at-risk get what they need during the crisis. File photograph:: Phil Noble/Reuters

Volunteer group has divided Cork city into five electoral wards

Victim of the hit-and-run has been named as father of eight, Michael Burke (35) from Millbrook Court in Midleton but also with an address at Great William O’Brien Street in Cork city.

Man in his 40s contacted gardaí after appeal for information about Cork incident

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said it is ‘utter irresponsibility’ not to maintain social distance during the coronavirus pandemic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

CofI bishop Paul Colton calls for ‘all-Ireland’ approach to mass gatherings to be established

Gardaí  at the scene near Carrigtwohill in Cork of a fatal incident at  Junction 3 of the N25 Rosslare to Cork road. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision.

Man (18) pronounced dead after separate fatal crash near Cratloe in Co Clare

Winners of the  2014 Cork marathon. This year’s event has been postponed indefinitely. File photograph:  Darragh Kane

Cork International Choral Festival cancelled due to concerns about spread of virus

 Grogan’s pub on South William Street Dublin .Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Management say small size means impossible to ensure recommended social distancing

VFI visited one Cork pub with a capacity for 300 people which had no customers during the survey time of 9.15pm to 10pm on Thursday night. Photograph: iStock

Publicans estimate trade in city pubs is down by 60-70% as people avoid social gatherings

Ian Bailey leaves Bantry Courthouse after his appearance on drug  charges. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Journalist accused of possessing cannabis in car in west Cork and other related charges

A 2019 photograph of the Dublin Tech Summit in the RDS in Dublin. This year’s festival has been postponed following advice in relation to the coronavirus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Organisers of a number of events decide to reschedule following advice on outbreak

City Council engineers pictured on Washington Street in Cork city which closed off amid concerns about the structure of a building, following a partial collapse overnight. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Partial collapse on Washington street is fourth incident in last 12 months

The patient had been an inpatient at University Hospital Waterford   in a medical ward as they had ‘not met the case definition’ for Covid-19 at the time.

Waterford case was an inpatient who had initially ‘not met the case definition’ for Covid-19

TV Honan, director of Spraoi, with one of the pieces being worked on for the St Patrick’s Day parade in Waterford, which is now cancelled.  Photograph: Patrick Browne

Waterford group will finish floats of thieving magpies, a giant monkey and a mermaid

Waterford manager Alan Reynolds. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

Dayne Ormond kicked Alan Reynolds full in the face as he lay on the ground, judge notes

A 21-year-old man has been jailed for three years for his part in a scam where a gang posed as officials from the Revenue Commissioners to defraud an elderly man and his nephew of their life savings of almost €50,000.

Patrick O’Donnell (21) pleads guilty to 10 counts of theft in ‘vicious and wicked crime’

The defendant’s barrister told the judge there was no evidence of any adverse effect on the environment as a result of his client’s actions.

Judge said defendant continued with work in blatant disregard of notifications to stop

Sionad Jones:  ‘I’ve been managing the forest for at least 20 years because of Coillte’s neglect of its duties to the Irish people.’ Photograph: Gary O’ Neill

Welsh-born Sionad Jones tells court of Sitka spruce’s harmful effect on Irish biodiversity

File image of Joshua Allen. Photograph: Provision.

Teenager had gone to London with €2,000 to organise drug deal from the United States

Sionad Jones (61) told the court: ‘I’ve been managing the forest for at least 20 years because of Coillte’s neglect of its duties.’ Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

Sionad Jones described herself as ‘a conscientious protector of the environment’

Andrew Cash  was brought before a special sitting of Cork District Court

Accused is remanded in custody on charges of endangerment of two gardaí and causing €20,000 worth of damage to vehicle

An Airbus A350 Helicopter, piloted by Brad Lake, removed oil barrels and other waste from the MV Alta off the coast of Ballycotton, Co Cork on Wednesday. Photograph: John Hennessy

Contractor used helicopter to airlift over 90 barrels from the deck of the MV Alta

 Parish Priest Fr Greg Howard officiates at the funeral Mass  of Kimberly O’Connor at St Mary’s on the Hill Church in Knocknaheeny, Cork, on Wednesday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Kimberly O’Connor (16) died when car in which she was a passenger hit wall near home

The Cork team wear the commemorative jerseys displaying Tomas MacCurtain and Terence Mac Swiney ahead of their Allianz Hurling League match against Limerick in Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sunday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Images of Tomas MacCurtain, Terence MacSwiney worn during hurling match against Limerick

Over the next fortnight, meetings are planned for Dublin, Galway, Cavan and Newry, but with the first taking place in Cork on Monday night. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Meetings aim to rally public support for Sinn Féin’s efforts to get into government

Kimberly O’Connor (16) who was killed in car crash on Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeny, Cork city.

Investigators believe that taxi driver may have information that can help them

The court heard that €10,000 worth of cannabis herb had been found in two vacuum-packed packets by a sniffer dog during a search of the warehouse which Andriejevas had been renting for five years. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Viktoras Andriejevas faced seven years in jail after pleading guilty to number of offences

The abandoned cargo ship MV Alta  stuck on rocks near the village of Ballycotton south-east of Cork. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/AFP via Getty

Marine contractor is continuing with preparations to airlift off barrels of machine oil

Cameron Blair (20) died after being wounded in the neck by a knife outside a house party in Cork on January 16th. Photograph: Denis Boyle

Gardaí to send file to DPP; forensic mental health service asked to carry out assessment of boy

Jack Downey from  Clonmel was attending the Indiependence Festival in Mitchelstown with five friends when he took ill on the afternoon of August 2nd, 2019. Photograph: Clonmel Óg Hurling and Football Facebook page

Jack Downey suffered total organ failure after taking ecstasy and morphine

Kimberly O’Connor (16) who was killed in car crash on Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeny, Cork city.

Car driven by 16-year-old boy hit wall in Knocknaheeney on city’s northside

Marine salvage experts will assess how best to remove a number of sealed barriers containing fuel and oil from the ghost ship, MV Alta which remains stranded on rocks near Ballycotton in East Cork.  Photograph: David Creedon /Anzenberger

Experts may use helicopter to airlift sealed barrels from the MV Alta depending weather conditions

A sign for the N20 is seen on the approach road to Limerick city. The new   Cork to Limerick motorway will involve an upgrade of the existing N20

Project costing €1.2 billion to go to An Bord Pleanála by 2023 for planning approval

It is understood the men were returning home from playing a match in Cork

Four young men left with non-life threatening injuries after incident near Buttevant

File photo: Former Christian Brother Edward Bryan. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Edward Bryan pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting boy at Cork’s North Monastery in 1981

Michael Toner, from MacSwiney Quay, Bandon, Co Cork, denied the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl at Penney’s in Cork city centre on July 3rd, 2018.

Michael Toner (51) grabbed teen by private parts while she was in Penney’s store with mother

Personnel from Cork County Council board the wreck of the ghost ship MV Alta, driven aground during Storm Dennis near Ballycotton, Co Cork. Photograph:  David Creedon/Anzenberger

Salvage expert says delay in removing ship from Cork coast will increase pollution risk

The MV Alta seen beneath cliffs near Ballycotton, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Pollution control team depolyed to Ballycotton where derelict freighter MV Alta was grounded

A man arrested in connection with an investigation into Scouting Ireland was released without charge on Friday night. File Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Abuse alleged to have happened in man’s home, in scout hall and scout camp

A former Irish international snooker player has been jailed for two years after admitting that he poured petrol around the entrance to a neighbour’s house before setting it alight.

Court told Aaron Tobin carried out attack as he believed victim’s son damaged his car

Men say abuse happened in man’s home, in scout hall and scout camp

Some of the more than €20,000 in cash that was seized by gardaí and Cab officers during searches of a number of properties in Munster on Thursday.  Photograph: An Garda

Operation will have major impact on leading drug supplier in Cork, gardaí have said

The court heard gardaí obtained CCTV footage from the area where the defendant  had first picked up the girl and were able to identify his car and trace him.

Man initially denied picking up teenager but admitted it after his car was seen on CCTV

The judge said the defendant had not only caused criminal damage, he had also put patrons and staff at Paddy Power in fear even if the risk to them was peripheral. File photograph: Michael Stephens/PA Wire

Court told defendant had become homeless and wanted to get into prison as he was tired sleeping on the streets

Judge critical of CUH management after hearing how man with psychiatric history was put in room with teenage girl

A judge has criticised a hospital for putting a 17-year-old girl with serious injuries in a mixed ward where she was sexually assaulted by a man (63) with a history of psychiatric problems.

Man with history of psychiatric issues given a suspended sentence after pleading guilty

Gardaí searched Gavin Ryan’s house in Kanturk, Co Cork and found a tent in an upstairs room containing five cannabis plants including three mature specimens. File phorograph: Reuters.

Judge says behaviour of Gavin Ryan, who has previous convictions for cultivating drug, ‘very entrenched’

Senator Colm Burke (pictured in 2018): ’It’s very satisfying personally.’ Photograph; Tom Honan

Colm Burke wins seat in Cork North Central and first ran in constituency in 1982

 Pádraig O’Sullivan: Failure turned to success after he joined Fianna Fáil in 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Cork North-Central – Elected on the 12th count

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin (left)  shakes hands with Sinn Féin candidate Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire at the count centre for Cork South Central on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

‘I’m a democrat, I listen to the people. I respect the decision of the people’

Tánaiste Simon Coveney speaks to the media  at the Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Cork on Sunday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sinn Féin’s Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire elected ahead of Micheál Martin and Simon Coveney

Thomas Gould of Sinn Féin  is elected in Cork North Central. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Mick Barry (S-PBP) the only outgoing TD to be re-elected to constituency

Investment needed in sustainable infrastructure if city is to remain competitive

Paddy O’Mahony (100) from Cullen,  Cork will be voting in his 23rd general election. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

‘I got my photo taken with Jack Lynch but Jack bought me no whiskey!’

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Fine Gael candidates for the Clare constituency Joe Carey (left) and Pat Breen (right), holding his 8-month-old grandaughter Aoibhin Breen, outside Clare FM during the last day of general election campaigning in Ennis, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Micheál Martin insists Fianna Fáil is only party capable of offering alternative

Micheál Martin: Sinn Féin needs to answer questions over who first put out the suggestion the late Paul Quinn was involved in criminality. Photograph: REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Fianna Fáil leader praises courage of Breege Quinn in challenging Sinn Féin over sullying of son’s name

A former chef who worked with the Hilton Group in the UK, Timmy Hourihane returned to Ireland following the break-up of his marriage

File to be prepared for DPP on killing of former chef Timmy Hourihane

John Paul Carey (32) pleaded guilty at Cork Circuit Criminal Court to robbery at Little Island post office in Cork. File photograph: Collins Courts

John Paul Carey (32) stole €300 from Little Island post office after receiving bomb threats

A member of a Dublin crime gang who was found hiding on a golf course by a sniffer dog after being pursued by gardaí following a series of burglaries in Cork, has been jailed for eight years.

Laurence Connors rammed garda car before leading officers on high speed car chase

Timmy Hourihane, who was killed in Cork in October 2019

Third arrest made as part of investigation into death of homeless man in Cork in 2019

Michael Healy-Rae douze points. German tourist Roland Drya in Portmagee, Co Kerry. Photograph: Alan Landers

On coalition: ‘Once they see after the issues we are talking about in Kerry.....we will talk to them’

The ruins of Cork city centre after the burning of the city by British forces in 1920. Photograph: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Why were people prepared to fight for independent Irish republic, asks Gerry White

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: ‘If the Irish people are to elect people, who are we to say “We won’t talk to you’ – we need to respect the voters.’ Above, at the Irish Farm Centre last week. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Asked about coalition with Sinn Féin, Ryan says party could not afford to engage in politics of refusal

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: ‘I think the best option will probably be a connection to the M8’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Green leader says any savings on proposed motorway could fund light rail in Cork city

Alan (27) and Jason Quilligan (24) from Eagle Valley, Wilton, in Cork, were both charged at a special sitting of Cork District Court with aggravated burglary at the home of Keith Greaney (23) at Dunard, Mayfield, in Cork, on January 20th. File photograph: Collins Courts

Judge refuses bail for pair accused of aggravated burglary leaving victim with burns

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