The Quay Co-op team photographed in the restaurant windows on the occasion of the co-op’s 40th anniversary. Photograph: Marcin Lewandowski/soundofphotography.com ©

Organisation to mark anniversary with celebration for staff, suppliers and supporters

The life-size bronze statue of O’Hara by Don Cronin was removed because of the negative criticism it was generating, council confirms

Installation taken down in Glengarriff, west Cork within 48 hours

Twins Kate and Matthew Kirwan (7) visit the Irish Museum of Time in WaterfordIreland’s only museum. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Some of world’s most famous watchmakers to showcase and discuss work during event

Gardaí were alerted by neighbours who heard a disturbance in May 2020. Photograph: Collins Courts

Defendant pleaded guilty to wilfully ill-treating and neglecting child and allowing her to be assaulted

Gardaí said heroin addicts use tin foil - from chocolate bar wrappers and other sources - to contain the powdered heroin when they heat it to give off fumes. Photograph: Getty Images

Notice was put up ‘at our own discretion’ and not on foot of Garda advice, says shopkeeper

Sonya Egan (42) pleaded guilty to harassing Mr O’Brien and Ms O’Connell. Photograph: Provision

Sinn Féin TD and businesswoman harassed by Sonya Egan (42) over sustained period

An event marking the 100th anniversary of the handover of Victoria Barracks in Cork from the British to the Provisional Government was marked on Wednesday by members of the Defence Forces based at the site, now known as Collins Barracks. Photograph: Defence Forces

Minister says troops of 1922 would be proud of role Defence Forces play in peacekeeping

The UK’s foreign secretary Liz Truss has defended controversial plans to scrap parts of the Northern Ireland protocol. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Coveney says with war in Europe this is not a time to create rancour between UK and EU

Garda forensic collision investigators attended the scene to conduct a technical examination. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Driver of a car crashed into a wall at Skibbereen on Tuesday

The mother of toddler Santina Cawley has said she will never get over her daughter’s death and has challenged the woman convicted of her murder to explain why she killed the girl.

Karen Harrington convicted on Monday of murdering toddler in Mahon, Cork in 2019

Santina’s mother, Bridget O’Donoghue, told in her victim impact statement how Santina was ‘loved and adored by all’

Michael Cawley and Bridget O’Donoghue in court to hear jury convict Karen Harrington

Santina Cawley had 49 external and four injuries which consultant paediatrician, Prof Deirdre Murray described in a statement read to the jury, as “devastating.”

Child had multiple injuries after being found alone in apartment with 38-year-old woman

Santina Crawley died on July 5th, 2019.

Woman had denied the murder of two-year-old in 2019

Left to right: Catriona O’Mahony, general manager, ARC House;  Taoiseach Micheál Martin; and ARC House board members Ellen Joyce and Prof Seamus O’Reilly. Photograph: Brian Lougheed

Cork ARC opens new ‘centre of excellence’ after pandemic restricted operations

‘We in Labour have been saying for some time now that Ireland needs a pay rise,’ Bacik said. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Unions are pushing for wage increases that keep pace with the recent surge in inflation

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at  the National Famine Commemoration in Strokestown Park, Co Roscommon, on Sunday. Photograph: Andrew Downes/PA Wire

Taoiseach to meet Michelle O’Neill ahead of Boris Johnson bid to restore power-sharing at Stormont

Michael Collins Commemoration takes place on August 21st at the monument near Crookstown in Mid-Cork, erected to mark the spot where Collins was killed. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ceremony at Béal na Bláth will mark 100th anniversary of revolutionary leader

 A view showing the size of the turnout at the ‘Our Maternity Hospital’ protest outside the Dáil today. Photograph: Tom Honan

Opponents of current plan continue to raise concerns of possible external interference

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: ‘We have some sense of what would work with unionism, but we don’t have that sense with the British government.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos

Martin’s criticism of ‘unclear’ UK negotiating stance is rejected by Frost

The man was found injured and was rushed by ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery for his injuries. Photograph: iStock

Man suffered gunshot wound to lower back area outside a house at Churchfield Avenue

Sexual violence campaigner Mary Crilly is to be honoured next month with the Freedom of Cork in recognition of her work helping the survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Photograph: Larry Cummins

Mary Crilly to be honoured for 40 years helping survivors of sexual and domestic abuse

Among the offences that he was charged with was that he handled €41,618 via electronic transfers to a named bank account while knowing the money was the proceeds of criminal conduct.

Suleman Mazhar charged with a total of six theft, fraud and money laundering offences

The judge also ordered that Szymczak’s name be placed on the Sex Offenders Register for a period of ten years

‘Shocking violation’ deprived victim her right to be carefree, says judge

The crash happened at 11.30am on November 8th, 2020, at Carrigleigh, Inchigeelagh. Photograph: Collins Courts

Dan Coakley pleaded guilty earlier this year

The 38-year-old woman is charged with the murder of Santina Cawley.

Karen Harrington denies the murder of the toddler in Cork three years ago

Karen Harrington arrives at Cork CourtPhotograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

Defence argue that there are sufficient deficiencies in the prosecution case

Karen Harrington: denies murder of Santina Cawley. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

Karen Harrington (38) said she had no involvement in causing injury or death of girl (2)

Karen Harrington denied taunting or hurting Santina Cawley.

Karen Harrington denies the murder of two-year-old who sustained injuries

The couple, who are from the Castlemartyr/Ladysbridge area, were taken to Cobh Garda Station for questioning of the seizure which gardaí have described as ‘significant’. Photograph: iStock

Officers found 20kg of cannabis after stopping a car in the Glounthaune area

A long list of injuries sustained by Santina Cawley was catalogued in court.

Karen Harrington denies murder of toddler found unresponsive in a Cork apartment

Karen Harrington: denies  murder of Santina Cawley. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

Karen Harrington denies murder of two-year-old Santina Cawley in Cork in 2019

President and vice-president of Sinn Féin Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the Belfast count centre on Friday. More than half of the 90 members to the Northern Ireland Assembly have been elected. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Sinn Féin on track to be largest party at Stormont, as Alliance experiences ‘surge’

Taoiseach told the Cork Chamber 2022 Annual Dinner the government is committed to investing €165 billion in regionally balanced growth before 2030 under the National Development Plan. Photograph: iStock

Cork to benefit from €165 billion in regionally balanced growth before 2030

The court heard Santina Cawley had sustained 49 separate external injuries and a further four internal injuries

Girl (2) had sustained 53 separate injuries when found in Cork apartment, jury hears

Daniel Weavers (42), an engineer with an address at Castletreasure, Douglas, Cork, pleaded guilty at Cork District Court to two counts of sending a menacing message by telephone to British police on October 18th, 2021. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Daniel Weavers called Cambridgeshire Police delivering threats in wake of Amess killing

Karen Harrington, of Lakelands Crescent, Mahon, Cork,  denies the murder of Santina Cawley at Elderwood Park, Boreenamanna Road, on July 5th, 2019. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

Accused Karen Harrington was never mean to any child, sister tells court

 Santina Cawley (2)

Officer told how he met toddler’s distraught father crying: ‘She killed my baby’

Karen Harrington (35) is charged in connection with the death of Santina Cawley, who was found with serious injuries at Elderwood Park, Boreenmanna Road. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

Karen Harrington has denied the murder of toddler at Elderwood Park in Cork

‘One hundred and two years on from his early death, he (Terence MacSwiney) remains an inspiration and a source of great pride to us all and especially to the people of Cork,’ said Michael McGrath

McGrath says generation of revolutionary leaders wanted to create an inclusive Ireland

Micheál Martin has written about the revolutionary period in his native Cork in his book “Freedom to Choose: Cork and Party Politics in Ireland 1918-1932’ which was published  in 2009. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins Photos

Conference seeks to better inform debate on events of 100 years ago, says UCC historian

 Michael Cawley, father of Santina Cawley who   died after suffering multiple injuries, at Cork Court. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

Michael Cawley (37) said he never thought Karen Harrington would harm his daughter

Greg Alexander, Methodist Minister, lays a wreath on the grave of 82-year-old victim James Buttimer marking  100th Anniversary of the Bandon Valley killings. Photograph: Andy Gibson

‘Extraordinary generous gesture of reconciliation’, says local historian

Michael Cawley, father of 2-year-old Santina at Cork Court Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Karen Harrington (38) denies the murder of toddler in her apartment in Cork city

Michael Cawley, father Santina Cawley, pictured at the Central Criminal Court, Cork. Photograph: Cork Courts Limited

Gardaí were called to location shortly before child was found but saw nothing suspicious

The grave of John Chinnery, one of those killed in April 1922 and remembered this month.

Crucial that the voices of all those affected by violence 100 years ago are heard, he says

Herbert Woods (seated centre) was among those shot dead in the early hours of April 27th, 1922.

Thirteen Protestants shot dead in Dunmanway as reprisal for killing of local IRA leader

A file image of Karen Harrington at a previous court appearance in connection with the death of Santina Cawley. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts

Karen Harrington (38) denies murdering Santina Cawley at Cork apartment

Sasha Petrova, left, with her daughter Sasha Zmiievska (4), from Kyiv, join Damir Zubchuk (5), second right, and Artem Myroshnykov (6), all now living in Dublin having arrived last month, outside Leinster House, Dublin, following President Zelensky of Ukraine’s address to the Oireachtas on April 6th. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Martin rejects idea of ceiling: ‘I’m not talking about caps, I am not contemplating that’

An investigation was launched after Leo Varadkar confirmed he had leaked a copy of the proposed new GP contract to a friend. File photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí have concluded their investigation, it emerged on Saturday

The proposed appointment would have seen  Dr Tony Holohan become professor of public health strategy at Trinity College Dublin. File photograph: The Irish Times

Oireachtas committee examining planned secondment that became subject of controversy

Gardai were able to trace the taxi that the raider had used and they arrested a man from Ballincollig a short time later at Coolroe on the western side of the town . Photograph: iStock

Lone raider made off with spirits, beer and tobacco in raid on Ballincollig premises

The late Dr Hart concluded that the primary motivation behind the killings of the 13 men around Dunmanway and the Bandon Valle was sectarian.

Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, Dr Paul Colton will visit the parishes where 13 Protestant men were shot in 1922

ASTI Deputy General Secretary Diarmaid de Paor said the ASTI has a problem in its relationship with its LGBTQ+ members in that  it doesn’t know who its LGBTQ+ members are. Photograph: Getty Images

Delegates express desire to make schools more diverse and welcoming work places

Eamonn Daly said he is now openly gay at the school where he teaches and  highlights to students  how inclusive their school is.

Conference told by teacher of being unable to tell colleagues partner had died

Jacinta  McGarry said that  a one year course would help address shortages in Maths, Irish, French, Spanish, Physics and Home Economics. Photograph: iStock

Cost and duration of current Masters deterring new entrants, conference told

Conor Murphy: Grading ‘has nothing to do with me – it’s a separate issue’

Debates at the ASTI and TUI conferences made clear teachers’ preference for independent marking

ASTI general secretary, Kieran Christie told delegates  that teachers assessing their students for State certification was simply ‘a bad idea’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Delegates concerned that changes will break a that ‘has served us well’

Norma Foley pledged the Government will provide the necessary resources to both primary and secondary schools to enable them to cater for the influx of thousands of Ukrainian children expected after the Easter Holidays.

Norma Foley says necessary supports will be provided to help education sector cope

Daniel Howard, of the union’s Dublin North West Branch, at the ASTI in Cork.

Delegates told of toll harassment cane take and of lack of support from management

Ruth Coppinger said many teachers still suffer the effects of long Covid. Photograph: iStock

Ruth Coppinger says teachers were ‘thrown to the wolves’ during Covid-19 pandemic

Minister for Education Norma Foley with INTO general secretary John Boyle (left), president Joe Mc Keown and vice president John Driscoll at the union’s annual congress in Killarney on Tuesday. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Unions seek ‘significant’ increases to combat spiralling inflation

In a recent ASTI survey, the majority of respondents said they do not believe the framework for junior cycle specifications support progression to senior cycle. File photograph: The Irish Times

Minister reminded that Covid-19 move a once-off change and should not form precedent

Some 46 Ukrainian refugees arrived at the emergency rest centre in Banteer near Kanturk on Saturday night and a small number reported feeling unwell. Photogrph: iStock

Medical assistance called in after due to what is said to have been vomiting bug

ASTI deputy general secretary Diarmaid de Paor said one of the issues that was of growing concern to teachers was the need for them to be protected from sexual assault. File photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

Department of Education urged to review its assault leave system for teachers

More than 90 per cent of principals reported that they or the deputy principal stood in on some occasions. Photograph: iStock

ASTI warns of recruitment crisis in Irish, maths and home economics

West Cork Distillers in Skibbereen pleaded guilty to three offences relating to the discharge of effluent into the Ilen River   which resulted in the deaths of salmon, brown trout and sea trout. Photograph: Skibbereen District Court

West Cork Distillers pleaded guilty to three counts of illegal discharge into the Ilen River

One of only six life jackets remaining from RMS Titanic has gone on display at Titanic Belfast to commemorate the 110th anniversary. Rodney McCullough, Former Official Historian for Harland & Wolff. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes / PressEye

British Titanic Society will lay wreaths at Roches Point and memorials in Cobh

Daniel Weavers, an engineer with an address at Castletreasure, Douglas, Cork was charged last November that he sent a menacing message by telephone to British police on October 18th, 2021. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Accused allegedly rang British police saying it was ‘only the start of it for Number 10’

Bishop Paul Colton and Cobh solicitor Charlie Daly. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Church of Ireland bishop Paul Colton helped draw up plan to raise up to €400,000

 Cornwall native Jonathan Ustic who died at a house in High Street in Skibbereen on September 24th, 2017.

Suspect (42) arrested in Co Tipperary charged with the murder of John Ustic

Shane Murphy tragically died from stab wounds at the family home at Seaview Avenue in Carrigaline in Co Cork in the early hours of March 26th. Photograph: An Garda Siochana/PA Wire

Murphy was devoted to his family who were rightly proud of his achievements, priest says

Frank and Caroline Hederman run the business. Frank is the first Irish person to win the Walter Scheel Medal. Photograph: Barry Roche/The Irish Times

Frank Hederman’s Belvelly Smoke House awarded prestigious Walter Scheel Medal

Local media said the popular pub was set on fire deliberately on Thursday night. File photograph: The Irish Times

Irish pub in Kyrenia sustained more than €275,000 of damage in incident

Joe Haugh, head of the Cognizant Life Sciences Manufacturing business

Exponential progress in drug delivery to follow pandemic, says Cognizant chief Joe Haugh

On Wednesday Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan hailed the announcement of transport solutions for connecting Cork and Limerick. Photograph: iStock

Planning hearing told in 2010 that a proposed new road would save lives

A decision has yet to be taken on whether the new route will motorway all the way from Cork to Limerick, or whether sections may be Type 1 Dual Carriageway.

Project seeks to reduce high fatality rate on route between cities

Marius Karanauskas of Upper Bridge Street, Skibbereen was charged with two offences in connection with the incident which arose after his dog got into a fight with two dogs belonging to the woman on Tuesday afternoon. Photograph: Frank Miller

Marius Karanauskas arrested after confrontation following dog fight in Skibbereen

Emirates Team New Zealand return following an America’s Cup Race in Auckland, New Zealand, last year. File photograph: Phil Walter/Getty

Business and sailing interests in Cork say Cabinet move means a missed opportunity

The man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his victim, pleaded guilty at the Central Criminal Court sitting in Cork. Photograph: Google Street View

Court hears uncle made admissions in 1997 but girl’s mother did not allow gardaí speak to her

Shane Murphy (27) man was stabbed to death at the family home in Carrigaline, Co Cork, on March 26th. Photograph: An Garda Siochana/PA

John Murphy jnr (42) appeared in court over murder of Shane Murphy (27) in Carragaline

Lucy O’Riordan from Buttevant with Svitlana Nabivach, newly arrived from Ukraine, in Buttevant, Co Cork. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Refugees speak of their gratitude to Buttevant community for the warm welcome

Gardaí have not disclosed the results of assistant State pathologist Dr Margot Bolster’s findings for operational reasons, but it is believed Garda technical experts found a knife at the scene which they suspect was used in the fatal attack.  Photograph: Getty Images

Detectives are investigating the death of Shane Murphy (27) at his home at Seaview Avenue in Carrigaline

Shane Murphy (left) with his father ‘Weeshie’ Murphy. Photograph: Provision

Deceased was stabbed and his father injured in attack in Carrigaline, Co Cork

Gardaí have appealed to anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area to come forward. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Attack on 29-year-old took place in family home on city’s southside

A man was found injured at a house on O’Brien Terrace (general view above) in Buttevant by paramedics after his partner alerted the emergency services at about 9.30pm on Thursday night.  Photograph: Google Street View

Potential weapons including knives have been sent for forensic examination

The deceased, named locally as Shane Murphy (27), was pronounced dead at the scene. File photograph: Garda Press Office/family of the deceased

Man aged 42 arrested for questioning about fatal stabbing and attack on older man in house in Co Cork town

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in a house in north Co Cork on Thursday night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Deceased (60s) found by partner at property on O’Brien Terrace in Buttevant on Thursday

Farmer Joe Smiddy (80) at Fermoy Mart: ‘If someone told me back then we’d be paying €1,000 for a tonne of fertiliser, they’d be locked up.’ Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Soaring costs and reduced margins, farmers in Fermoy brace themselves for a tough year

The fire broke out in the roof area of the Kane Building at about 2.20pm on Thursday. Photograph: iStock

Five units of Cork city fire brigade bring roof fire at Kane Building under control

Rebecca Saunders and her daughter Clarissa. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Rebecca Saunders plans to bring body of three-year-old Clarissa to US for burial

Men from the Clonmult volunteer active service unit, from the collection of Cork photographer John Hallahan

Higgins calls for inclusive response to revolution-era events and division at Cork event

Bessborough house: During an oral hearing last April, there was much focus on a 1950 OSI Trace Map which carried a label “Children’s Burial Ground” in an area of the site around which two of the proposed blocks would be built.

MWB Two’s plans for Cork site refused over Ordnance Survey Ireland 1950 map label

Detectives are also expected to speak to both the woman’s son and her daughter-in-law. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Woman stabbed several times in chest as she was attacked by man she knew

Ian Bailey has repeatedly denied any part in the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

Woman says Ian Bailey discussed being seen at Kealfadda Bridge

Sophie Toscan du Plantier was found dead outside her holiday home in west Cork in 1996.

Detectives begin scoping exercise around investigation into 1996 west Cork death

The Government has been urged to purchase lands where the missing bodies of infants born at the former Bessborough mother and baby home in Cork may be buried. Photograph: Provision

Survivors say Bessborough land should be bought following refusal of housing plan

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