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Ireland’s answer to Alcatraz has scooped second place in the World Travel Awards coming in ahead of such world famous landmarks as the Great Wall of C(...)

Minister for Local Government Eoghan Murphy is expected to bring to Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting a recommendation for approval of the agreed extension of Cork city’s boundary. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Elected members of Cork County Council have sought access to legal advice on a proposed boundary extension recommended by a Government-appointed overs(...)

The Cork Local Government review group had recommended an even more expansive extension, which would have seen Killumney outside Ballincollig, Little Island and Carrigtwohill in east Cork also become part of the city.

A number of councillors from Cork County Council have strongly criticised a proposed deal, which will see Cork city expand into the county. They hav(...)

Gardaí confiscated three caravans and a car on suspicion they were stolen. File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A 34-year-old man is due in court on Wednesday following a raid by gardaí, customs and other agencies on an illegal Traveller halting site in Co Cork.(...)

Cork Airport is to be incorporated into Cork city under the agreement reached between the city and county councils.

Agreement has been reached between Cork City Council and Cork County Council on a proposed expansion which will see the city’s population increase to (...)

Cllr Diarmaid Ó Cadhla. File photograph: People’s Convention

A Cork councillor has been urged by a judge to get himself a solicitor to advise him on the law regarding having his case heard in Irish after the jud(...)

Eoghan Murphy has retained the power to impose a boundary extension if both parties fail to reach an agreement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Proximity talks between Cork City Council and Cork County Council will take place on Monday with a view to finalising agreement on the proposed Cork c(...)

A proposed €220 million upgrade to a motorway of the N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road is essential to bring further investment in the pharmaceutical industry, Cork Chamber has claimed.

A proposed €220 million upgrade to a motorway of the N28 Cork to Ringaskiddy road is essential to bring further investment in the pharmaceutical indus(...)

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, in whose area 10 members of one Traveller family died in a fire on an unauthorised site in October 2015, had the largest draw-down, spending €1.95 million on Traveller accommodation since January 2016 – just over the €1.92 it was allocated. It was the only local authority to overspend on Traveller accommodation. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost half the money allocated to local authorities for Traveller accommodation over the past two years has not been spent, figures from the Departme(...)

Cork Street Names Campaign members have been charged with criminal damage to certain Cork street signs by blacking them out.

A Cork councillor has been remanded along with two other men on charges of criminal damage arising out of a campaign to black out street names in Cork(...)

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