The French registered fishing vessel Rio Da Bouza that recovered a partial human torso when fishing 180 miles south of Ireland and brought the remains to Castletownbere, West Cork. Photograph: Niall Duffy/WestCorkPhoto

Garda investigation led to identification of fisherman (36) and return of body to family in Indonesia

Patrick Street, Cork. File photograph: Getty Images

Cork Business Association predicts greater pick-up when hospitality opens next month

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We served together for many years on Cork City Council and Tim was a true son of the north side of the city’

Former Fianna Fáil councillor (87) died at his home on Leeside surrounded by family

Born Mary Harris in Cork in 1837, Mother Jones immersed herself in the struggles of American miners earning herself the sobriquet ‘the most dangerous woman in America’.

Portraits of Mother Jones unveiled at Irish Embassy in Washington and Irish Consulate in Chicago

 Pat O’Connell meets Queen Elizabeth at his fish counter in the English Market in 2011: “There comes a time when you have to say ‘It’s time to move on’.”

Pat O’Connell believes PM is ‘mini-Trump’ who has created huge difficulties for Britain

A truck driver is in a critical condition in hospital after his lorry went out of control and crashed through a bridge before falling into a river in north Co Cork on Friday.

Driver understood to be in a critical condition after incident in Kanturk at around 9am

The Irish Coast Guard said the Maersk Maker used its powerful pumps to try and extinguish a fire on board the Horizon fishing trawler, but was unable to do so and the stricken trawler eventually sank at around 7am. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard.

Crew members forced to abandon vessel off Old Head of Kinsale in early hours of Friday

Ian Bailey gave a blood sample and was tested for driving under the influence of cannabis and he failed the test, the court heard. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Former journalist (64) also fined€700 after conviction for three drug related offences

A 30-year-old has been remanded in custody after he was charged in relation to a stabbing incident in a Cork suburb on Monday afternoon which left a young man in hospital with a serious leg injury.

Court told David Burke (30) knew Luke Hayes (25), who suffered cut artery in incident

Four men have been remanded in custody and a woman has been released on bail after they were charged by gardaí investigating an incident where a shot was fired during a feud between two families in Cork.

Four men, two from each family, remanded in custody due to concerns over further violence

Probationer garda Aoife Moore (27) tried to get into the back of an ambulance with an injured friend in breach of Covid-19 regulations and ended up being arrested for a public order offence, a court has heard.

Aoife Moore (27) nearly fell out of ambulance she was trying to get into with injured friend

Gardaí have arrested a man for questioning in connection with a Cork stabbing incident that left a 25-year-old man in a serious condition in hospital.

Victim (25) suffered non life threatening injuries during incident occurred in Glasheen

The Frederick Storey Cockburn, pictured, escorted the Maria Magdalena III to Kinsale Harbour. File photograph: Courtmacsherry Harbour Lifeboat Facebook

Five-hour operation after 33-year-old trawler took in water after hull was breached

Taoiseach Micheál Martin receives his AstraZeneca jab from  Brenda Dillon, assistant director of nursing at HSE vaccination centre in Cork City Hall. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision/PA Wire

Fears of ‘cancer epidemic’ across Europe as screening stalled during pandemic

A video circulating on social media shows a group of men arriving in a people carrier at Ravensdale Close estate. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The incident is reported to have occurred at about 5.15pm in the Mahon area

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘The Secretary of State of the time has to make an adjudication if a referendum is merited or not and a majority then is provided for in the Good Friday Agreement.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Comments come as Mary Lou McDonald says Government has obligation to plan for unity

Taoiseach Micheál Martin  said ‘Anything we can do in terms of housing, we are going to do because it’s the No 1 crisis facing the people’. File photograph: Fran Veale

Martin says Government working on policy to tackle cuckoo funds buying up estates

Taoiseach Micheál Martin after receiving his AstraZeneca jab administered by Brenda Dillon, assistant director of nursing at a HSE vaccination centre in Cork City Hall for his vaccination against Covid-19. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision/PA Wire

Taoiseach anticipates ‘between 250,000 and 270,000’ jabs to be administered next week

German national, Mario Mueller,  had been riding his Suzuki motorbike on the afternoon of September 9th, 2020 when he was involved in a collision with a van at Kilpadder, Dromahane. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Coroner returns verdict of death by misadventure after hearing details of incident

No arrests have been made, and gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to contact them

Victim suffered a number of lacerations after being attacked by two men in Charleville

 Two units of Cork City Fire Brigade extinguished the blaze which was confined to the kitchen area. File photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Gardaí believe blaze at Connolly Park in Ballyphehane began with kitchen appliance

Jamie McKenzie  from Dun Eoin, Carrigaline, Co Cork broke down in tears when a jury at Cork Circuit Criminal Court found him not guilty of threatening to kill a woman, falsely imprisoning her and aggravated burglary at her home last year.

Woman had alleged 29-year-old threatened to kill her family

Cork City Council worker Paul O’Donovan and local residents Aodhan Quinlan and Ger Stack  plant trees on the school path in Glasheen  in memory of residents who have passed away this past year. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Glasheen event was an ‘emotional’ and ‘uplifting’ experience for elderly residents

A plaque on a wall at  Bessborough commemorating babies who died in the former mother and baby home. File photograph: The Irish Times

Burial places of 859 children still unaccounted for

Tim Lucey: ‘We have 958 [bins] in public spaces across the county but we could double or treble that figure and we would still have people littering.’ File photograph: iStock

Bins at public amenities encourage people to leave litter behind, County Council chief says

Both officers testified that gardaí found some ammunition, petrol bombs and hand weapons which officers believe was evidence of the escalating nature of the feud with the other family. File photograph: The Irish times

Incident occurred in which a shot was fired at members of the Cork Armed Support Unit

Dr Anne McCloskey: ‘We will be chipped and pinned.’

Virus ‘not particularly lethal’, claims GP and former Aontú councillor Anne McCloskey

Gardaí from the Cork City Detective Unit backed up by members of the Armed Support Unit were preparing to enter a house at Island View on the Rochestown Road at about 6pm when a shot was fired at them. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

File to be prepared for DPP after shot fired at gardaí as they prepared to search house

Noel Sheehan, of Chimneyfields, Glenville, Co Cork, had denied a single count of indecent assault on the 13-year-old boy at an address in Glenville on a date unknown between January 7th, 1986 and April 31st, 1987

Noel Sheehan (75) accused of assaulting 13-year-old during weekend away in 1980s

The trial heard that after he was arrested, O’Connor sent a Snapchat message to the woman with the text: ‘I guess it takes a special kind of rape victim to want to stay close to her rapist.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Defendant sentenced for two rapes, organising prostitution and intimidating a witness

Cork county fire service was alerted this evening, just before 4pm, to a blaze on board the deck of the MV Alta. Photograph: Cork County Council

Blaze may have been started deliberately as oil had been removed from ship, garda source says

File photograph of  a red deer stag. Photograph: iStock

Gerard Withers suffered severe lacerations and bruising to chest and head

Man (45) dies following crash in Mallow Co Cork

Man fatally injured as he was driving west along the N72 towards Kanturk

Marius Rucinskas, a Lithuanian national, pleaded guilty to assault causing harm to his wife, Renata Rucinskeine on January 1st 2020. Cork Circuit Criminal Court. File photograph:

Fisherman (44) pleads guilty to assault causing harm to his wife at their home

Youghal Man Peter Connon, who was rescued with members of his family on Easter Monday after their sailing crafts capsized.  Pictured with him are volunteer lifeboat crew from Youghal Erik Brooks and Liam Keogh who were involved in the rescue. Photograph:Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

People should support RNLI as they never know when they might need them – Connon


Accused also admits possessing a false bank statement following Garda investigation

Ann Doherty says while Covid-19 meant  many firms now happy to allow their employees work remotely she fully expected companies to still require large offices that give them a physical presence in a city or a country. Photograph: iStock

Multinationals will need employees to work in group settings to stilmulate innovation, says Doherty

Garretstown Beach, Co Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

Friend (23) tried to rescue man after ‘tragic accident’ on camping trip near Garretstown Beach

Plaque on wall of folly in Bessborough commemorating babies who died in the former mother and baby home.

Developers say they would facilitate and fund a memorial on site of former mother and baby home

Bessborough in Cork city – site of proposed development and subject of oral planning hearing which has now concluded. Photograph: Provision

An Bord Pleanála hearing into application to build 179 apartments on site has ended

Noel Barry admits making threatening phone calls to Cameron Blair’s relatives at their home

David Barry pleaded guilty when he was arraigned on a total of 29 separate indecent or sexual assault charges. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

David Barry pleads guilty to a total of 29 charges of indecent or sexual assault on boys

Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork. Survivours of the mother and baby home say it should be preserved.

Bessborough housing project planning appeal urged to listen to the voices of women

Eamonn Fleming: ‘Solicitors in country towns are a resilient bunch.’ Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Judges voted to introduce new guidelines to reduce amount paid out in specific damages

 Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork: The Cork Survivors and Supporters Alliance says a plan by MWB Two Ltd to build 179 apartments will intrude on an area of children’s graves. Photograph:  Provision

Expert believes 1950s Ordnance Survey map correctly indicates Bessborough child graves

The Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Cork, former children’s home operated by the Sacred Heart nuns. Photograph: Provision

Experts called by developers of apartments on grounds of former Mother and Baby Home

The former Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork. Photograph: Provision

Construction of 179 apartments believed to impact children’s burial site on grounds

A detail from the 1950 Ordnance Survey field trace map showing a children’s burial ground at Bessborough.

Site should be ‘handed over to the State’ as permanent memorial, says support group

A detail from the 1950 Ordnance Survey field trace map that was at the centre of testimony at the Bord Pleanála oral hearing

Survivors’ group says burial site is marked on 1950 Ordnance Survey trace map

French Pit Bull, Rocco, was stolen while out for a walk with his owner. Photograph: Facebook

Michael Molloy (28) tells court he sold car used by person who attacked owner and took animal earlier that day

Cllr. Mary Linehan Foley, Mayor of the County of Cork  in Youghal. Photograph: John Hennessy/Provision

Library in town centre to provide remote-working spaces and community hub

Denis McCarthy was walking his dog Rocco on Ballincollie Road in Ballyvolane when he was robbed. Photograph: Facebook

Gardaí arrest suspect for questioning about hammer attack and theft of animal

Una Ring, pictured in February, outside Cork Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Current legislation fails to provide adequate deterrent, say women as they launch campaign

The runway at Cork Airport will be closed for about 10 weeks. Photograph: Cork Airport

Business leaders however say closing facility when passenger numbers are low makes sense

Judge Sean Ó Donnabháin said it was a very serious offence, and Arundel and her co-accused had very clearly targeted an elderly vulnerable man.  Photograph: Getty Images

Jury took just 41 minutes to find accused guilty of burglary at home of 76-year-old

Cork landlord Fachtna O’Reilly.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

Residents had taken legal action over noise pollution at landlord’s properties near UCC

Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Accused charged with stealing over €6,000 in fraudulent claims over a six month period

Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Man, co-accused told pensioner (83) that they were gardaí after breaking in to her home

The case before the Cork Circuit Criminal Court sat at the Anglesea Street Courthouse in Cork city. File photograph: Google Street View

David O’Donovan pleaded guilty to possessing cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy

Judge Ó Donnabháin sentenced the young woman to two years in jail but suspended the final year.

Judge says young woman had been given a chance but failed to take it

Management at Cork Airport had originally planned to complete the runway project  by night over a nine-month period in 2022 and 2023. Photograph: Cork Airport

Drop in passenger numbers provides ‘unique opportunity’ to carry out work faster

The O’Mahonys engaged with the Residental Tenancies Board seeking back rent from O’Connor. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Woman believes accused removed rafters to force her to sell the house to him, court hears

The girl outlined  in a victim impact statement, read out by a Garda at Cork Circuit Criminal Court, how  a teenaged relative of her mother’s partner abused her

Accused pleaded guilty to 33 counts of sexual assault which began when he was a teenager

Charges against the two bar staff in Cork are being brought under a section of the Health Act 1947 as amended by the Health (Preservation and Protection and other Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) Act 2020.

Two staff at Harp Bar charged with contravening regulations to limit spread of Covid-19

French Pit Bull, Rocco, who was stolen while on a walk with his owner on Sunday. Photograph: Facebook

Victim believes he was targeted because his French Pit Bull Rocco is an expensive breed

Fire fighters fought the blaze from late on Friday night until 8.30am on Saturday morning. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Units from across Cork fire brigade attend fire at Churchfield

Diarmaid O’Sullivan (23, right), his father Tadg O’Sullivan (59, left) and another son, Mark (26, centre) died at the family farm.

Letters found after the deaths show one son’s grievance and the other’s sense of foreboding

Gardaí at the scene of the shootings at Assolas, near Kanturk in north Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Anne O’Sullivan’s husband and two sons died in October

Youghal RNLI was first on the scene and pulled all five people from the sea and aboard their Atlantic 85 Class RIB. File photograph: Youghal RNLI

Sailors pitched into sea about 1km south of Capel Island, off Knockadoon Head, east Cork

Cork North Central TD Colm Burke says international research has found that Covid-19 can have long-term effects on people who contract the disease and Ireland needs to address the issue as a matter of urgency. File photograph: iStock

More than 5% of Covid-19 patients suffer symptoms eight weeks later, study shows

Pedestrianised Princes Street in Cork where traders have ‘sourced a demountable solution’. File photograph: Clare Keogh

Council decision in 2020 to pedestrianise 17 city streets ‘offers potential for restaurants’

A flood in Blackpool, Cork city, in 2012. The proposed relief scheme would involve ‘putting a 350m stretch of the river Bride into a culvert near Orchard Court in Blackpool’. File photograph: Provision

‘Nobody in Blackpool who has had a claim can get flood insurance,’ says shop owner

Gardaí confirmed that no one was arrested at the rally but they were obliged to speak to about 12 organisers. Photograph: Barry Roche/The Irish Times

Demonstration told that vaccine passports a step towards ‘apartheid and a two-tier society’

A garda told the court the eyelashes had not been recovered. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Woman given three-month sentence for theft of eyelashes from Cork pharmacy

Investigators believe the two guns, a revolver and a semi-automatic pistol, were disturbed by workmen on a construction site on the city’s northside. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Investigators say it is too early to say if guns are linked to any recent shootings in Cork

The Cabinet agreed on Tuesday to permit outdoor visitor attractions such as zoos and places of heritage to open from April 26th. File photograph: Alan Betson

Fota director hopes for busy summer to help build up financial reserves for next winter

Gardaí objected to bail on the grounds that the couple failed to give them a home address in Ireland.

Accused refused bail after being charged with stealing from student at ATM in Cork

Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell intends to continue emphasising to Government the importance of the earliest possible return to public worship. File photograph: The Irish Times

Bishop of Waterford claims religious people feel ‘frustrated and discriminated against’

David Barry was charged with sexual assault of the 15-year-old boy on a date between September 1st, 2007, and June 30th, 2008, in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

David Barry (72) facing several charges of indecent assault of multiple boys

Ivan Gilder of Gearha North, Sneem, Co. Kerry pictured at Bantry District Court, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Judge says charges against Ivan Gilder (59) are ‘as serious as it gets’

Seven fishermen have been airlifted to safety this evening by the Irish Coast Guard after their stricken trawler began taking in water in heavy seas off West Cork. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

All crew from Ellie Adhamh recovering after battling eight metre high swells off West Cork coast

File photograph: PA Wire

Community group needs €150k to complete museum

A large Garda presence remained at the rural location for most of the day.  File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Two men believed to be related arrested in Sneem area following targeted operation

The arrest of the Cork solicitor is the second arrest by detectives from GNECB in the investigation. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Man had been arrested and questioned about fraudulent insurance claims

LE George Bernard Shaw towing Ellie Adhamh towards Bantry. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard

Seven on board Ellie Adhamh spent night in seas off Bull Rock after losing power

Liadh Ni Riada was the unanimous choice of party members in the three-seat constituency. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Former MEP says she is looking forward to challenging Fianna Fail and Fine Gael dominance in 3-seat constituency

Rescue 115 offered to airlift crew members off a stricken vessel off the Co Cork coast. File photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

Seven crew members remain on board the Ellie Adhamh in heavy seas off Cork coast

The arrest of the Cork solicitor is the second arrest by detectives from GNECB in the investigation. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Detectives arrest man in Cork by appointment and detain him at local station

Niamh O’Sullivan and Geraldine Rea with twin girls Réidín and Aoibhín who were born on February 4th. Photograph: Gerard McCarthy

‘It is monumental for us and a historic step towards LGBT+ equality,’ says couple

The former Bessborough home in Cork. Photograph: Provision

Fears that building will encroach on burial ground at former mother and baby home

Gardaí were operating a Covid-19 checkpoint when the vehicle was stopped. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí discovered cannabis herb after stopping van on N8 earlier this month, court told

O’Sullivan pleaded guilty to 27 counts of stealing money. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Four-month suspended sentence given to woman who stole more than €6,000 from retired schoolteacher (91)

A flood in Blackpool, Cork city, in 2012. The proposed flood relief scheme would involve ‘putting a 350m stretch of the river Bride into a culvert near Orchard Court in Blackpool’. File photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Blackpool project would destroy important habitat for otters, campaigner says

The 140-metre tower was designed by international architecture firm Gensler and the lead architect on the project was Marco Gamini. Image: Tower Holdings

Proposed 34-storey hotel on Port of Cork site hailed as catalyst for docklands development

The conference centre at Cork’s new €96 million stadium will be a Covid-19 vaccination centre for at least six months for the HSE South/South West Hospital Group. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

HSE’s goal is to give up to 1,400 healthcare staff the jab at Páirc Uí Chaoimh this week

Fota has been home to some 1,350 animals. File photograph: The Irish Times

Cork’s 100-acre tourist stop faces uncertain future unless revenues recover, says director

An area marked Childrens’ Burial Ground on a map of the Bessborough Mother and Baby Home site in Cork

Forensic archaeologist says move would give ‘breathing space’ without planning proposals

The 13,000sq m event centre on the site of former Beamish & Crawford brewery on South Main Street now has full planning permission.

Combined State investment of €50m at play in project undertaken by BAM and Live Nation

A protest in Carrigaline in 2016 against Indaver’s  application for an incinerator in  Ringaskiddy. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

‘This is a brilliant day for Cork, for our public health, and for our environment,’ group says

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