Overnight water restrictions imposed in several areas of Cork, Donegal, and Galway

Water restrictions are being imposed because of the heat wave to prevent a drought. Irish Water has introduced overnight shutdowns on water supply in parts of West Cork, Kerry, Galway, and Donegal – with more on the way. Water supplies to homes in Stranorlar and Ballybofey, both in County Donegal, will be lowered from 10 … Read more

Two young men died in separate road crashes in Cork and Dublin

Two young men in their 20s were killed in separate road traffic collisions in Dublin and Cork on Saturday. Gardai in Cork were called to a crash involving a 4×4 and a car in Skibereen shortly before 10.30 p.m. The car’s driver, a male in his mid-20s, was declared dead on the spot. His body … Read more

Amazon company Ring to hire first 30 Irish-based people

Ring, an Amazon company, has announced that it will hire its first 30 employees in Ireland. From its Amazon office in Cork, the home security business will provide about 30 technical customer support roles; however, the new workers are also permitted to work from home if they so choose. By the end of the year, … Read more

Elderly man dies after falling from mobility scooter on Co Cork street

An elderly man in Co. Cork died after falling from his mobility scooter while travelling. The man fell and suffered significant injuries,was transported by ambulance to Cork University Hospital, where he was later declared dead. The incident occurred at 9.30 am on Sunday when the man, who was travelling on Cork Street in Kinsale. Gardaí … Read more

Healthcare group to create over 500 jobs at 3 new nursing homes

Residential care provider Silver Stream healthcare group is opening three new nursing homes, that will see the creation of more than 500 full-time permanent roles across the country.  The group, which runs care homes in Dublin, Meath, Wicklow, Cork, and Tipperary, is now opening facilities in Riverstick in Cork, Duleek in Meath, and Dundalk in … Read more

House prices report: How much salary you need to buy a house in Ireland?

The cost of owning a home in Ireland is quickly on the rise alongside the cost of the necessities. The latest report found that nationally, housing prices rose 5.3 percent in the second quarter of 2022, 3.4% in Dublin, and 6.1% elsewhere around the country. According to a new report published by property website MyHome, … Read more

House prices in Ireland rise by average of 9.5% in a year

House prices in Ireland have risen by an average of 9.5 percent over the last year, according to a report by a property website. The latest sales report from Daft. ie shows that prices increased 3.8 percent on average between March and June, the largest three-month gain in almost two years. The report also showed … Read more

Cork-based doctor who requested female patient out for coffee bid to halt HSE disciplinary process

A Medical doctor from Cork has asked the High Court for an injunction preventing the HSE from re-commencing an internal inquiry into a complaint that he telephoned and asked a 16-year-old female patient “out for coffee”. The motion has been taken by Dr. Ali Gul, who is a non-consultant doctor based in Cork and has … Read more

Driver in his 80s dies in two-car collision in Co Cork

A man in his 80s died following a two-car collision in Bandon, Cork yesterday. The two-car collision occurred Shortly after 12pm, gardai and emergency services were alerted following crash on the R585, Dunmanway Road, Bandon. The man (80s), the driver of one of the cars involved, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time … Read more

Douglas woman (44) who died after car crashed into River Lee named locally

Gardaí investigating the circumstances leading up to the death of a woman who died when her car entered the River Lee. The woman, Gillian Daly, 44, from Douglas, Co Cork, died after her car entered the river at Kennedy Quay in Cork city. She had two young sons with her at the time, but they managed … Read more

Woman trapped in submerged car in River Lee as two children rescued

Two children have been rescued while a woman is trapped after a car entered the River Lee in Cork city Yesterday.  Gardaí confirmed that two children were recovered from the water and were taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. The incident occurred at 8.45 pm and saw a massive response from … Read more

Man in 60s dies in County Cork crash

A man in his 60s has died following a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Co Cork. The crash involved a van and took place in Gleann, Dunmanway, Co Cork at around 9.45 am on Thursday. A man in his 60s, the only occupant of the vehicle involved, was pronounced dead at the scene. The road … Read more

US pharma company Merck to invest €440 million, create 370 jobs in Ireland

Pharmaceutical giant Merck has announced plans to invest €440 million in its Co Cork operations, and it will create more than 370 permanent jobs by the end of 2027. The €440m investment will include the expansion of Merck’s facility in Carrigtwohill and a new manufacturing facility at Blarney Business Park in Cork. Merck said this … Read more

Over 6,000 homes and businesses without water in Cork city

Crews are on-site in the Douglas area of Cork City this morning repairing a burst water main.  Irish Water and Cork City Council are working to restore the water supply to more than 6,000 homes and businesses as quickly as possible. The areas affected include Calderwood, Pinecroft, Grange, Frankfield, Ballycurean, Forgehill, Lenaghnamore, Marrayborough Hill, Mount … Read more