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This week
1st October 2023 - 5th October 2023
Elderly man allegedly held passports in names of two babies who died in 1950s, court hears
The man was remanded in custody to appear before Cork District Court again on 10 October next.
Four men appear in court charged in relation to cargo ship cocaine seizure
Judge Roberts remanded all four men in custody to appear in the court again by video link on 10 October.
Last month
September 2023
Flexible office sector grows significantly as businesses return to Dublin city centre
The latest research from Savills has shown huge demand for office space in Dublin.
Gardaí comb Little Island fields and shoreline in search for missing Cork man Kieran Quilligan
It is understood gardaí received information which led them to carry out the extensive search today.
Man (29) charged with murder of a man in Cork City
Florence O’Sullivan died at Cork University Hospital on 6 April.
Gardaí trying to establish identity of man arrested with birth certificate of dead baby
The man allegedly attempted to use the name of a baby, who died in 1953, to apply for a passport in Cork.
Over 500 people protest after Cork gay bar rebrands for university Freshers' week
The protestors gathered on the courthouse steps across the road from the venue last night.
Post-mortem exam to be conducted on body of 66-year-old man found in Cork
Gardaí say that the results of the post-mortem will determine the course of their investigation.
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Young girl who died in drowning incident in Co Cork yesterday named locally
Emily Roman would have turned eight tomorrow.
Memorial service to be held for Ironman athlete who died at Youghal race
Ivan Chittenden died during the swim portion of the race after getting into difficulty.
August 2023
Funeral of 14-year-old who drowned at sea in Cork this week to take place on Tuesday
14-year-old Jack O’Sullivan died while swimming with friends off a boat pontoon in Passage West on Thursday.
Candlelit vigil to take place in Youghal for two men who died in Ironman event
Community radio presenter Tommy Collins said that the people of the town are keen to show solidarity with the families.
Funeral of Irishman who died in Cork Ironman event to take place this week
Brendan Wall was originally from Slane, Co Meath, but living in the UK.
Michael McGrath expects move by Irish banks to boost deposit rates
The Finance Minister said he expects Irish savers will soon receive positive news.
Two Ironman participants die during swim in Co Cork
It’s understood the two competitors died in separate medical incidents during the event.
Cork school 'shocked and devastated' at loss of pupil who died in Carrigaline collision
André Ladeiro was a second class pupil at Owenabue Educate Together National School in Carrigaline.
DPP directions awaited in case where man died after suffering injuries in alleged bottle attack
Jason Butler was allegedly slashed in the throat on 14 June. He died in hospital two days later.
Three men charged over €4.2 million drugs haul in Cork
The men are charged with possession of cocaine, and possession for cocaine for sale or supply.
July 2023
Man (29) accused of murder of Bruna Fonseca sent forward for trial next week
Miller Pacheco was charged with murder at a special sitting of Cork District Court on 2 January.
Body of woman killed in Cork to be repatriated to India
The victim’s only brother is travelling to Ireland to organise the repatriation.
Man appears in court charged with murder of wife found dead in Cork home on Friday
Regin Parithapara Rajan was charged with the murder, contrary to Common Law, of 38-year-old old Deepa Paruthiyezhuth Dinamani.
Man (40s) arrested after woman (30s) found dead at house in Cork city
Emergency services rushed to the scene after the husband of the woman raised the alarm shortly after 10pm yesterday.
Man (43) to be sentenced for manslaughter of his mother's partner in 2017
Andrew Nash pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Jonathan Ustic on a date unknown between 24 and 25 September 2017.
Man accused of murdering mother's partner repeatedly brought sofa down on his head, court hears
Andrew Nash is charged with the murder of Jonathan Ustic on a date between 24 and 25 September 2017.
Man (37) charged with dangerous driving causing death of 29-year-old Ukrainian in Cork
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Man (40s) dies following accident at cliff in Cape Clear Island
A search and Rescue operation was carried out involving the Irish Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 115 and Baltimore’s RNLI lifeboat.
June 2023
Man who threw soup at painting in Cork gallery as a climate protest to pay cleanup costs
Thomas Shinnick pleaded guilty to causing criminal damage to George Atkinson’s Anatomical Study.
Mother of two who lost life in bid to save son in Cork to be laid to rest in Poland
Joanna Wiśniowska died at Cork University Hospital last Sunday afternoon
Man previously convicted of manslaughter and rape jailed for attack on mother and son
The mother said the unprovoked attack resembled a “blood bath” out of a “horror movie”.
Man who was stabbed in Cork city on Wednesday has died
Jason Butler was assaulted at Grand Parade in Cork city centre on Wednesday evening.
Two men appear in court charged with murder of 29-year-old Matt O'Neill in Co Cork
The two accused saw the charges in their case upgraded to murder this morning.
May 2023
Former Naval instructor receives probation bond for sexually assaulting recruit
The instructor, who resigned after the assault, slapped a new recruit on the buttocks, winked at her and said ‘You’re lucky it wasn’t 14 or 15 years ago’.
15-year-old sentenced to 18 months in Oberstown for assaulting a woman on her way home in Cork
The young woman was beaten so badly in the face that the facial recognition feature on her phone failed to recognise her.
Man jailed for dragging Garda on road in Cork, leaving her with life changing injuries
Garda Catherine McCarthy was dragged 80 feet along a road, while she held onto a car, after catching a man buying a large quantity of cannabis.
Woman who made false allegations against solicitors, social workers and garda is jailed
The judge said the “vindictive campaign” of unfounded allegations made by Sonya Egan had caused untold damage to her victims.
Two men jailed for inflicting 'life-changing injuries' on 93-year-old woman as they robbed her
Cork Circuit Criminal Court heard that the woman had previously led a full and independent life but now suffered from ‘excruciating pain’.
April 2023
Chef jailed for life for murder of 64-year-old Frankie Dunne
In imposing the sentence, the Judge said Ionut Cosmin Nicholescu had shown “shocking disrespect” to Dunne.
Mystery still surrounds death of elderly couple who were found mummified in house
The couple had been dead for at least a year when they were found, the inquest heard.
Former councillor jailed for sexually assaulting eight-year-old girl almost 20 years ago
The Judge said that John Hussey “had violated the bodily integrity” of the child and “caused her pain”.
Firefighters in Cork start industrial action claiming 'staff shortages' are posing safety risks
Firefighters say intent to continue to stage protests and also to escalate their industrial action if necessary.
West Cork farmer who died following an accident involving a bull is named locally
71-year-old Joseph Shorten is believed to have been attacked when he went to open a gate.