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#Cork Crash

# cork-crash - Sunday 15 December, 2019

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

The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.

# cork-crash - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about bugging at GSOC offices, mother and baby homes and cigarette packaging.

# cork-crash - Monday 8 April, 2013

Woman dead and five others injured in Cork crash

The male driver was arrested at the scene on the N71 Skibbereen Bypass but has since also been brought to hospital.

# cork-crash - Friday 13 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# cork-crash - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Aviation company behind Cork air crash 'in danger of losing its licence to fly'

Concerns over Barcelona-based Flightline outlined as BBC radio programme hears how survivor’s recollection of the horror crash.

# cork-crash - Friday 29 April, 2011

Former pilot of Cork airport crash plane takes his own life

Oliver Lee’s father said his pilot son felt “guilt” that he had not been aboard the Manx2 plane on day of crash which killed six people.

# cork-crash - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In today’s Fix: the preliminary report into the Cork plane crash is released; hopes at Fukushima; and some very original merchandise for the British royal nuptials.

No faults in Cork Airport crash plane: Preliminary report

The preliminary report into the February crash, in which six people died, found no evidence of mechanical failures – but indicated that the experience and training of the pilot and the co-pilot would need to be examined further.

# cork-crash - Thursday 17 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Manx2 “shirking its reponsibility”, lawyers for one survivor claim; NAMA closes its first big deal, and Ireland plans to turn the world green. No, not green with envy.

# cork-crash - Monday 14 February, 2011

Funerals of victims of Cork plane crash to be held today

The first funerals for the victims of Thursday’s crash will be held today in Northern Ireland, as the wife of Brendan McAleese says she can’t bear to tell her two small children of their father’s death.

# cork-crash - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Flights resume at Cork Airport as investigation continues

Family of Spanish pilot killed in crash say he only recently took up position as captain with Air Lada, the company which owned the plane involved in Thursday’s crash.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning: black box retrieved from fatal Cork crash; Sinn Féin set to announce job creation plans; and Jedward heading to the Eurovision.

# cork-crash - Friday 11 February, 2011

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The week in photos

Our pick of the wonderful and sometimes poignant pictures that shaped the week.

Cork Airport to reopen tomorrow morning

The airport will reopen later on Saturday morning following yesterday’s tragic crash.

Take 5: Friday

After 30 years of rule, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has resigned; two survivors of yesterday’s plane crash have been released from hospital; and the European Commission says it knows Ireland’s delay in recapitalising its banks is merely “temporary”.

Two Cork airport crash survivors released from hospital

Donal Walsh and Laurence Wilson have been released from hospital but four others remain in “a serious but stable condition.”

Details emerge of six victims of Cork crash

The airplane’s pilot was a Spanish national whilst his co-pilot was said to have “lived for planes” as details of the six victims emerge.

Report into Cork disaster could take 'more than a year'

Investigations begin into yesterday’s Cork disaster, with both flight recorders recovered – but it could take some time.

Survivors experiencing a range of emotions, says doctor

Donal Walsh is in his early twenties and is a recent graduate from Waterford IT. A cousin of President Mary McAleese was one of the fatalities on the flight.

# cork-crash - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Some victims of Cork plane crash named

The names of some of the victims of this morning’s fatal plane crash at Cork Airport have been released.

Take 5: Thursday

A tragedy at Cork Airport kills six people; Fine Gael questions Brian Lenihan’s story regarding the delay in recapitalising the banks; and rumours abound that Egypt’s president could be close to stepping down after weeks of street protests…

Pilots' association says 'speculation' about cause of crash is not helpful.

‘Misleading’ and “hastily-drawn conclusions” criticised as final moments of Cork plane accident are analysed.

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How news of the Cork disaster broke on Twitter

The serious nature of the morning’s plane crash unfolded in all its tragedy through both news accounts and regular tweeters.

Bishop tells of "anxiety and distress" of families waiting at Cork airport

Relatives and friends of those on board crashed plane were comforted as they waited to hear which of their loved ones had survived.

Manx2 accident within six months of Belfast-Cork launch

Manx2 had only launched its Belfast-Cork route six months ago, established its permanent base in Belfast in October.

Gardai say the Cork Airport crash fatalities were "to the fore of the plane"

Superintendent says that no children were on board the plane but will not confirm if the ten passengers on board the Belfast flight were from the same company.

President and Taoiseach express deep shock and sadness at Cork air crash

Political parties cancel events: Fianna Fáil postpones its fiscal policy launch, though Fine Gael’s proceeds; Labour leaders Eamon Gilmore offers sympathies.

Timeline: Cork airport crash

A timeline of events at Cork airport where six people are so far confirmed dead with six others injured.

UK authorities to assist in investigation into Cork plane crash

The investigation will also have a Spanish element, as the aircraft was leased from a Barcelona-based company.

Six confirmed dead after plane flips over on landing in Cork

A Manx2 plane en route from Belfast crashed and burst into flames at the edge of the runway on its third attempt to land. Six people have died and six are being treated in hospital for injuries, but none are critical.

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In Photos: The Cork plane crash tragedy

Both professional and amateur photographers capture the scene at Cork airport.

Fog so bad at Cork airport that plane crash could not be seen from terminal building

Eyewitnesses say plane sounded like it was in trouble over Blarney and was seen making several attempts to land in heavy fog.

# cork-crash - Sunday 31 October, 2010

TWO PEOPLE HAVE died and three have been hospitalised in a three-car collision in Co Cork. The accident occurred on the main road from Cork city to Carrigaline in the early hours of this morning. On Saturday, a 21-year-old man died in a single vehicle crash at a nearby spot around 5.30am.

# cork-crash - Sunday 29 August, 2010

A MAN IN his 20s has died following a road accident in Co Cork, on the N22 at Macroom shortly after 6.30am this morning. He was a passenger in a car. The driver and another passenger, also in their 20s, were taken to Cork University Hospital where their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.