covid-19

Proud families of Olympic gold medallists Paul O’Donovan & Fintan McCarthy pledge to give lads ‘homecoming they deserve’

THE proud relatives of golden boys Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy have pledged: “We’ll give them the homecoming they deserve.” Rowing sensations O’Donovan, 27, and McCarthy, 24, made history by winning Ireland’s first Olympic gold since 2012 after a thrilling lightweight double sculls victory at the Tokyo games. The dynamic duo edged out Germany as […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Micheal Martin says incoming Delta variant wave will be ‘different in its impact than previous waves’

TAOISEACH Micheal Martin has said the incoming Delta variant wave will be “different in its impact than previous waves”. The Fianna Fail leader said the Government is “concerned” and is urging the public to help protect the progress the country has made so far. Speaking in Cork today, he said: “Delta does present a challenge. […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Restaurant boss wants pandemic payment stopped for people using it to avoid work – but Tanaiste says: ‘Pay them more’

THE Government should scrap the PUP scheme for people who are using it to get out of returning to work, a leading restaurateur has claimed. Mike Ryan who runs five restaurants in Cork and Limerick says the industry is struggling to attract the likes of students who would have done a few shifts before the […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Man appears in Cork court charged over false claims of Pandemic Unemployment Payment over five months worth €6,650

A MAN has appeared in court on charges relating to false claims made for the Pandemic Unemployment Payment over a five-month period amounting to a total of €6,650. Pakistan native Khurram Cheema, who is now an Irish national, appeared before Bandon District Court having already had five charges put to him when he was arrested on […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …