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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(...)

The ban on cars on Patrick Street in Cork will be discussed again in August.

Cork City Council has decided to suspend the controversial afternoon car ban on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St for three months following co(...)

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(...)

Matt Shanahan of the Health Equality for the South East group said it was “very likely” Una McDermott would have survived if there was a cath lab open at University Hospital Waterford (above) on  March 4th last. File photograph: Google Street View

The case of the late Una McDermott highlights the lack of proper cardiac services for some 500,000 people in the southeast and the gross inequality th(...)

Despite suffering three heart attacks, Una McDermott had to wait 19 hours for treatment until University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac unit opened on a Monday morning. She died three weeks later.

A Waterford woman who suffered three heart attacks had to wait 19 hours for an emergency operation because of the lack of cardiac services in the city(...)

Designed by the then Cork county architect, Patrick McSweeney, the 16-storey Cork County Hall, some 64.3 metres high, superseded Dublin’s Liberty Hall.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(...)

According to figures from Cork City Council’s Traffic Division, 10,900 vehicles a day use Patrick St. Photograph: Google

Cork City Council should consider asking Bus Éireann to abandon cross-city services that use the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick St, and instead ope(...)

Patrick Street, Cork city. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork residents should give the new ban on private cars on the city’s main thoroughfare a chance before judging the restriction, the president of Cork (...)

Patrick Street, Cork city. Photograph: Eric Luke

Traders in Cork city centre have called for the immediate reversal of an afternoon ban on private cars on the city’s main thoroughfare, Patrick Street(...)

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