Cork, Limerick residents can now renew immigration permissions online starting July 8

Cork, Limerick residents can now renew immigration permissions online starting July 8

In a bid to modernise immigration process and free up Gardai for enforcement work, the Irish government has announced the transfer of immigration administrative functions in Cork and Limerick to the Department of Justice with effect from July 8. Starting next month, first time registrations for individuals residing in Cork and Limerick will be registered … Read more

Heavy Rainfall Warning for Cork and Kerry

Heavy Rainfall Warning for Cork and Kerry

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow warning for heavy rain in Cork and Kerry, effective from 3am to 9am on Thursday. The warning highlights the potential for spot flooding, particularly in parts of Kerry and west Cork. Residents are advised to expect difficult travelling conditions and poor visibility during the early morning hours. The … Read more

Storm Warning

Storm Warning Issued for Clare, Cork, and Limerick: Heavy Rain and Hail Expected

Today, the Met Office has raised the alarm with a storm warning for three counties in Ireland. Clare, Cork, and Limerick are on alert from 3pm to 8pm. Residents are urged to brace themselves as thunderstorms and hailstorms are likely to lash these regions, accompanied by torrential downpours. The risk of flash floods is imminent. … Read more

Heavy Rains in Kilkenny and Cork

Heavy Rains Subside After Flooding in Kilkenny and Cork

Following the departure of Storm Kathleen, heavy rains wreaked havoc in parts of Ireland, particularly in Kilkenny and Cork. The Meteorological Department had issued a yellow warning for five counties – Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, and Waterford. On Monday evening, the downpour led to flooding along the Mullinavat to New Ross Road in Kilkenny, causing … Read more

Ava Barry, the daughter of medicinal cannabis campaigner Vera Twomey, dies aged 13

Ava Barry, a little girl with an unusual form of epilepsy, passed away. Her mother had fought fiercely to get her a permission to use cannabis for medical purposes. She was 13 years old. Vera Twomey, Ava’s mother, caught the attention of the country with her two-and-a-half year fight to get medical cannabis for her … Read more

Elderly women killed in collision involving lorry in Cork

Following a lorry and pedestrian incident on the road in Co. Cork, a woman has passed away. On Monday at about 3.45 pm, a collision happened on Main Street in Charleville. The woman, who was in her 70s, was declared dead on the spot. No other injuries were reported, according to the Garda. The road … Read more

Kinsale’s First Cruise Ship of 2023 Welcomed By Mayor Collins

Mayor of the County of Cork, Cllr. Danny Collins and Cllr. Marie O’Sullivan, Chair of Cork County Council’s Bandon-Kinsale Municipal District, has welcomed ‘L’Austral’ to Kinsale as the season’s first cruise ship. The luxury expedition ship owned by French company ‘Ponant’ arrived on April 26th with 185 passengers who enjoyed unobstructed views of the iconic … Read more

Man dies after collision between van and pedestrian in Cork

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident involving a van and a pedestrian that happened on Main Street, Union Hall, Co. Cork, at approximately 8:30am on Thursday morning.  The 70-year-old male pedestrian was brought to Cork University Hospital to receive medical attention for his wounds; however, he tragically passed away there. … Read more

Irish packaging company to create 40 jobs at new Cork facility

Fast-growing Irish packaging company Zeus plans to create 40 jobs with the opening of a new logistics facility in Watergrasshill in Cork. The 70,000 square feet facility is on course to start operations in April. The new jobs, which will be created over the next 18 months, will be focused on logistics, distribution, commercial and … Read more

Market rents rise 13.7% amid ‘chronic’ supply shortage – report

The most recent rental report from the real estate website reveals that rents being sought on the open market in the last three months of 2022 were 13.7% higher than those during the same time last year. The average rent was 126% higher at €1,733 per month at the end of 2022 compared to … Read more

Human remains found in derelict Mallow house identified as homeowner

Gardaí investigating the discovery of human skeletal bones in a Cork home have discovered a match with the last listed owner of the property. Dental records have identified that Tim O’Sullivan, a native of Kerry, is the person whose remains were discovered in a boarded-up home in Mallow, Co. Cork, last week after going unnoticed … Read more

Minister Humphreys officially opens major sports complex and remote working facility in Cork

A major multi-sports complex and remote working facility in County Cork were officially opened today by the minister for rural and community development, Heather Humphreys TD. The Banteer Sports Field Project includes a flood-lit astro-turf facility, spectator area, sports pavilion, and event space and will serve the Duhallow area in the North West of the … Read more

Almost 600 new social homes to be delivered nationwide

The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien, today (Monday 9 January) welcomed the launch of a further bundle of projects under the social housing Public Private Partnership (PPP) Programme, Bundle 6. Today’s launch builds on the successful social housing PPP programme being delivered by the National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), in conjunction … Read more