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Yesterday’s News


Thursday 7 May, 2020

Teenager who received life sentence for killing Cameron Blair has lodged an appeal

The 20-year-old student was fatally stabbed in Cork in January.

Sunday 19 April, 2020

Two men remanded in custody over string of burglaries in Cork

Anthony Horgan and Christopher Jones appeared before a special sitting of Cork District Court today.

Friday 17 April, 2020

'You're thinking - I might not get through this': Dublin garda tells of 14-day coronavirus hospital ordeal

Sgt Paul Cullen has since recovered from Covid-19 and said the staff in Beaumont Hospital were “amazing”.

Man (30s) appears in court after allegedly spitting on gardaí

The man appeared before a court in Mallow, Co Cork yesterday.


Friday 3 April, 2020

Farmer (64) dies after being attacked by bull

Emergency services were alerted after a neighbour found the man in an unresponsive state.

Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Man (48) appears in court charged in connection with stabbing of his son at Cork bus stop

Gino Frahill was found injured at a bus stop in Bandon shortly before 8am yesterday.

Sunday 29 March, 2020

Woman subjected to 'two-hour ordeal' after she woke to man over her bed with knife, court hears

James McKenzie has been charged with burglary and criminal damage.

Man (19) charged after allegedly spitting in garda's face and claiming he has coronavirus

Two members of An Garda Siochana have to go off duty for two weeks arising out of the incident.

Thursday 19 March, 2020

Port of Cork agrees to temporary suspension of cruise line operations amid Covid-19 crisis

Cruise liners that were due to berth between now and 20 April have been cancelled.

Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Gardaí investigating after shots fired through front door of Cork city house

Searches involving the armed support unit and the garda dog unit are continuing.

Thursday 12 March, 2020

Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving

Ian Bailey appears in court charged with drug driving

He was stopped by gardaí in Schull in West Cork in August 2019.

Thursday 5 March, 2020

Three young men appear in court charged in connection with Cameron Blair's murder

Cameron Blair was killed while attending a party in Cork city on 16 January.

Friday 28 February, 2020

Woman who cut down spruce trees in Coillte forest and replaced them with native trees is spared jail

The jury found the 61-year-old guilty of a second charge of dishonestly appropriating felled spruce wood.

Joshua Allen, 19-year-old son of TV chef Rachel Allen, jailed for 15 months

The eldest son of Rachel and Isaac Allen has pleaded guilty to possession of cannabis for sale or supply.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The pain of losing you is unbelievable': Funeral held for Cork schoolgirl killed in crash

Two teenage boys also suffered serious injuries in the crash.

Tuesday 25 February, 2020

First case of rubella in Ireland in more than a decade confirmed at company in Cork

The HSE is advising that the best protection from rubella is the MMR vaccine.

Monday 24 February, 2020

Couple charged with murder of man at his Cork home

Paul Jones was was found dead in the living room of his home last September.

Thursday 20 February, 2020

'She was loved by so many people': Family of Cork schoolgirl killed in crash say they'll mourn her forever

Counselling is being offered to pupils at Kimberly O’Connor’s secondary school in Cork.

Teen died due to ingestion of ecstasy and morphine at Indiependence music festival

The 19-year-old became ill at the festival and died three days later in hospital.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Man (51) convicted of sexual assault after touching 14-old-girl in clothing store

He was remanded in custody for sentencing in April.

Former Christian Brother jailed for a year for sexual assault of teenager in 1981

The assailant had nine previous convictions.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Man who scammed €10,000 in funeral savings from 74-year-old woman is jailed for three years

The pensioner had set the money aside for her funeral before she was preyed on by the bogus tradesman.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Man who threatened to kill neighbours while on the run from prison jailed for four years

The 21-year-old had absconded from a Wicklow prison when he carried out the offence.

Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward CUH

Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward

The assault on a 17-year-old girl by Andrew O’Donovan was only interrupted because his heart monitor began to accelerate.

Cork hospital criticised after teen girl with life-threatening injuries sexually assaulted in ward

A 63-year-old man was given an 18-month suspended sentence in a Cork court yesterday.

Sunday 2 February, 2020

Two men charged over Cork aggravated burglary have been refused bail

Alan Quilligan had vowed to abide by all bail conditions set down by the court, and said he was “older and wiser”.

Sunday 26 January, 2020

Hundreds turn out for funeral of murdered student Cameron Blair in Cork

Crowds who gathered for the funeral filled the church as well as the streets outside.

Saturday 25 January, 2020

Teenager appears in court charged with killing of student Cameron Blair in Cork

The teenage boy was charged yesterday evening with the killing of 20-year-old Cameron Blair.

Friday 24 January, 2020

Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Man fatally injured in accident on Cork farm

The death is being treated as a tragic accident.

Friday 17 January, 2020

'Every parent’s worst nightmare': Tributes paid to Cork student killed in stabbing as murder probe launched

Gardaí in Cork are treating Cameron Blair’s death as murder.

Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Last-minute reprieve for Cork students as family saved from deportation

It came after an intervention from Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

Monday 6 January, 2020

24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves

Gardaí are investigating the incident in which 20 headstones were knocked off their plinths.

Sunday 29 December, 2019

Murder investigation launched after body of man found in Cork City

The man’s body was found on the grounds of an old detached property shortly after 4pm yesterday.

Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Man (54) appears in court charged over Cork city stabbing incident that left three injured

Thomas O’Sullivan was charged before a special court sitting last night.

Sunday 22 December, 2019

Gardaí investigating discovery of two bodies in separate incidents in Cork

Gardaí are understood to be keeping an open mind in relation to the cause of death in both cases.

Thursday 19 December, 2019

Toddler Santina Cawley died from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, inquest hears

The toddler died after being found critically injured in an apartment on 5 July.

Sunday 15 December, 2019

Man (20s) dies after crashing into wall in Cork city

The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.

Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Nun found guilty of breach of planning laws over Cork compound

Two nuns attended court today with a Child of Prague statue. The judge said “this is not the place for holy statues”.

Charity appeals to members of the public to stop donating soiled and dirty clothes

The Cork-based charity described some of the donations it received as ‘disgraceful’

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