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“Over half of the water produced is used in our homes and businesses. The rest, 658m litres of water, is lost through leaking pipes every day”

Irish Water has rejected the concerns of hundreds of objectors to its plan to extract water from the river Shannon and pipe it to Dublin in a €1.3 bil(...)

The car ban on Patrick Street in Cork has been suspended. Photograph: Google Street

The ban on cars entering Cork’s main thoroughfare each afternoon was leading to faster travel times on public transport in the city before the measure(...)

Bernadette Delaney and Thomas Power on their wedding day in September 2016

The widow of Waterford farmer Tom Power (40), who died when being transferred by ambulance from University Hospital Waterford to Cork, has urged the G(...)

 A ‘shop and drop’ plastics protest in Rathmines,  Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Thousands of shoppers across the country left their unwanted plastic packaging behind them at their local supermarket on Saturday after removing it fr(...)

 The Hodges Figgis shop on Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Hodges Figgis closed down for four hours in 1995. It was to allow for the legal transfer of ownership from UK company Pentos to new owners Thorn EMI, (...)

CT scanner in the UHL: “There has been a bit of a myth that building our new emergency department would alleviate overcrowding.” Photograph: Alan Place

Standing in the bright and spacious public waiting area of University Hospital Limerick’s state-of-the-art €25 million emergency department (ED), one (...)

University Hospital Waterford. File photograph: Google Street View.

The lack of a 24/7 catherisation laboratory at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) had no impact on the survival chances of a farmer who died while be(...)

Patrick Street, Cork. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork city traders are to lobby local councillors ahead of a Cork City Council meeting next week to get the council to reverse an afternoon ban on priv(...)

Sue Robbins Fehily: says she and husband Tom “haven’t put a foot wrong” with Wildberry Bakery since mentor James Burke started advising them.

Good mentors will challenge your cosy assumptions and make your business stronger in the process. It’s the reason so many start-ups hand over sizeable(...)

Designed by the then Cork county architect, Patrick McSweeney, the 16-storey Cork County Hall, some 64.3 metres high, superseded Dublin’s Liberty Hall. File photograph: Ger McCarthy

It’s no exaggeration to say that Cork County Hall has always been held literally in high regard by Corkonians but then that’s no surprise - for four d(...)

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