Two locals took private prosecutions against the landlord for noise pollution under environmental laws. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A landlord (80) faces a €1,000 fine or 12 months in prison if there is a proven breach of a noise protection order at properties occupied by student t(...)

Fachtna O’Reilly arrives at court in Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A landlord has been given a week by a judge to halt students from holding Covid-19 lockdown parties at two of his properties near University College C(...)

“Nothing has changed. A joint letter last week from the HSE, Cork City Council and the gardaí to landlords has made no difference as the Covid-19 lockdown house parties have continued.” Stock photograph: Getty

Residents living near University College Cork have pledged to bring their grievances over students in rented houses holding parties in breach of Covid(...)

The Magazine Road and Surrounding Areas Residents Association protesting last weekend against house parties held in breach of Covid-19 restrictions. File photograph: Catherine Clancy

Residents living near University College Cork have called on the HSE and gardaí to use powers available under health legislation to stop students and (...)

A resident holding a sign protesting at students returning to their rented accommodation in Cork.

Over 60 people living near University College Cork held a silent gathering on Sunday to highlight what they claim are breaches of Covid-19 regulations(...)