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#River Lee

# river-lee - Monday 3 August, 2020

Man who drowned in the River Lee named locally as Bernard Geasley
# Co Cork
# Co Cork

Man who drowned in the River Lee named locally as Bernard Geasley

Aug 3rd 2020, 4:16 PM 42,474 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old was fishing with friends near Ballincollig when he got into difficulty in the water.

# river-lee - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Cork's Shaky Bridge overhaul could cost €5 million
# Shake It Off
# Shake It Off

Cork's Shaky Bridge overhaul could cost €5 million

Oct 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,905 Views 13 Comments

The bridge is set for an off-site repair programme in time for its unveiling in summer 2019.

# river-lee - Monday 10 September, 2018

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
# Cork
# Cork

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,159 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

# river-lee - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky
# Daly's Bridge
# Daly's Bridge

Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky

Sep 9th 2018, 12:01 PM 23,168 Views 17 Comments

Phased dismantling of the latticed deck for repair is just one of the methods used to repair the bridge.

# river-lee - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings
# St Kevin's Asylum
# St Kevin's Asylum

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

Jul 4th 2017, 10:26 PM 68,678 Views 51 Comments

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

# river-lee - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning
# Against All Odds
# Against All Odds

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning

May 11th 2017, 10:53 AM 18,575 Views 11 Comments

Clodagh had the awareness in her not to swim out and grab him immediately in case she got dragged down with him.

# river-lee - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work
# Save Cork City
# Save Cork City

Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:11 AM 12,093 Views 19 Comments

Warnings have been issued that parts of Cork city could be flooded between 8 and 9.30am this morning.

# river-lee - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The country's first floating hotel could be on its way to Cork
# Sail Away With Me
# Sail Away With Me

The country's first floating hotel could be on its way to Cork

Jan 4th 2017, 5:36 PM 22,547 Views 22 Comments

Red tape is the only thing holding back the floating hotel, says the businessman in charge of the project.

# river-lee - Monday 12 December, 2016

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public
# River Lee
# River Lee

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

Dec 12th 2016, 3:15 PM 9,831 Views 25 Comments

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

# river-lee - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage
# Fish Kill
# Fish Kill

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:25 AM 21,098 Views 37 Comments

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# river-lee - Monday 23 May, 2016

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
# Hero
# Hero

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,938 Views 25 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

# river-lee - Friday 20 May, 2016

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

May 20th 2016, 2:23 PM 34,078 Views 24 Comments

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

# river-lee - Friday 6 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

May 6th 2016, 8:59 PM 13,502 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

# river-lee - Friday 22 January, 2016

A body has been recovered from the River Lee in the search for missing student Colin Ronayne
# Cork
# Cork

A body has been recovered from the River Lee in the search for missing student Colin Ronayne

Jan 22nd 2016, 2:09 PM 43,259 Views 14 Comments

31-year-old Colin, a native of the Mallow area, went missing in Cork city early in the morning of New Year’s Day.

# river-lee - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place
# River Lee
# River Lee

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Oct 27th 2015, 10:08 PM 28,531 Views 34 Comments

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

# river-lee - Monday 8 December, 2014

Four men on detached pontoon rescued from river
# Cork
# Cork

Four men on detached pontoon rescued from river

Dec 8th 2014, 11:54 AM 12,367 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred near the Tivoli Dock area of the River Lee in Co Cork.

# river-lee - Thursday 6 November, 2014

The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)

Nov 6th 2014, 6:45 PM 24,263 Views 25 Comments

A hide tide earlier this evening caused some minor flooding at Morrison’s Island.

# river-lee - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet
# Fighting The Floods
# Fighting The Floods

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

Jul 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,234 Views 14 Comments

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

# river-lee - Friday 2 May, 2014

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

May 2nd 2014, 4:36 PM 21,523 Views 10 Comments

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

# river-lee - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding
# River Lee
# River Lee

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding

Feb 5th 2014, 8:56 AM 27,802 Views 10 Comments

The footage, compiled over the course of two hours, shows water rising from drains and street-lights cutting out as the Lee bursts its banks.

# river-lee - Monday 10 June, 2013

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends
# Drowning
# Drowning

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends

Jun 10th 2013, 8:09 AM 12,939 Views 12 Comments

The man got into difficulty at about 1am this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

# river-lee - Friday 9 March, 2012

Body recovered from River Lee in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Body recovered from River Lee in Cork

Mar 9th 2012, 7:39 PM 5,649 Views 9 Comments

A Naval Service dive team was deployed to recover the body from a vehicle in the water at Kennedy Quay in Cork city this afternoon.

# river-lee - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Naval divers join river search for missing person
# Search
# Search

Naval divers join river search for missing person

Nov 30th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,924 Views 1 Comment

The River Lee is being combed for any sign of a person reported missing in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

# river-lee - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Man's body recovered from River Lee
# River Lee
# River Lee

Man's body recovered from River Lee

Nov 16th 2011, 6:12 PM 3,392 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

# river-lee - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Body of a woman recovered from River Lee in Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Body of a woman recovered from River Lee in Cork

Nov 15th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,893 Views 1 Comment

The woman fell into the river shortly before 9pm last night.

# river-lee - Monday 10 October, 2011

Body of missing person found in River Lee
# Cork
# Cork

Body of missing person found in River Lee

Oct 10th 2011, 7:47 AM 1,446 Views 2 Comments

The Naval Service recovered the body of the as-yet unnamed man yesterday evening.

# river-lee - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Cork dolphin dies in city centre river
# Dolphin Death
# Dolphin Death

Cork dolphin dies in city centre river

Jul 12th 2011, 4:57 PM 1,470 Views 13 Comments

One of the three dolphins that swam into the River Lee in Cork has died.