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

Gardaí are to prepare a file for an inquest following the death of a pensioner in a fire at his home in Cork city early on Thursday morning. It is un(...)

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

Firefighters in Cork spent the night battling a blaze at a recycling centre which sent dark clouds of smoke spewing over the city as fire chiefs urged(...)

A member of the public walks past members of the Civil Defence as high tide passed in Cork city on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Traders and home owners in Cork city centre are breathing a huge sigh of relief on Wednesday morning as high tide in the city passed off without flood(...)

Station officer Irene Wallace :  “I cannot imagine doing any other job. Every time we climb into the engine on the way to a call we know that we are only as good as the sum of our parts.” Photograph:  Clare Keogh

Cork City Council is to hire 20 firefighters in its first recruitment drive in eight years. Chief fire officer John Ryan said Cork’s fire service was(...)

A truck which struck a railway bridge lies trapped at Dublin Hill, Cork city today. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Iarnród Éireann had to put a bus transfer in place on its Dublin-Cork mainline rail services today after a truck crashed into a railway bridge on the (...)

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

Gardaí are investigating an arson attack on a communications mast in Cork they believe is linked to a conspiracy theory that 5G masts are connected to(...)

The house in the Dunard estate, Mayfield, Cork where a man was doused with petrol and set on fire. Photograph: Provision

Gardai investigating an attack on a father of three, who was doused with petrol and set alight, have spoken to two men they wished to question in rela(...)

Timothy Hourihane had been a chef: ‘He served Elton John and Lionel Richie. He loved his food’

A murder investigation is under way in Cork after a postmortem revealed a homeless man died from injuries sustained in an assault on Sunday morning. (...)

Plumes of smoke coming from the Village Shopping Centre in Douglas, Co Cork. Photograph: Olivia Kelleher

Gardaí are expected to carry out a technical examination on Sunday into the cause of a fire in a multi-storey car park in Cork, which led to the evacu(...)

The Burning of Cork, St Patrick’s Street, Cork, 1920. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

A garden of commemoration to remember the 1,000 or so people killed in the revolutionary period in cork is among the proposals to be considered by Cor(...)

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