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Ireland’s only astronaut says space ‘fills him with pride of citizenship of planet’ as he talks life among planets

IRELAND’S only astronaut has said being in space “fills him with pride of citizenship of planet”. Daniel Tani, 60, spoke about life among the planets and the “incredible” feeling of seeing earth from afar. Mr Tani explained the training that astronauts must undergo before they take off into space. He told how trainees must go […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Mum whose daughter is buried in arms of ‘monster’ who killed her begins process to get her child exhumed

A MUM whose daughter is buried in the arms of the “monster” who killed her has begun the process to get her child exhumed. Rebecca Saunders was just 26 when husband Martin McCarthy, 50, drowned three-year-old ­Clarissa at Audley Cove in west Cork on March 5, 2013. McCarthy walked into the sea with the youngster […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Bank holiday weekend water safety alert as sea swimming group hand over €5k donation for vital RNLI services

A SEA swimming group with 20 English Channel solo swimmers has shown its appreciation of the work of its local RNLI with a generous donation to help the voluntary service continue. Kinsale RNLI yesterday welcomed the €5,000 donation from Sandycove Swimmers as they reinforced a sea safety message ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend. Volunteers […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Man killed instantly after jeep crashes into ditch on N72 near Mallow, Co Cork, named locally

A MAN who died instantly when his jeep hit a ditch yesterday afternoon has been named locally. Cornelius O’Donovan, 46, was killed when his vehicle crashed on the N72 at Lombardstown, near Mallow, Co Cork, at 3.25pm. Mr O’Donovan, who was travelling by himself in the jeep, was pronounced dead at the scene. Paramedics, emergency […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …



Mum whose daughter is buried in arms of ‘monster’ Cork dad reaches €50k fundraising target for exhumation

A MUM whose daughter is buried in the arms of the “monster” that killed her has reached the €50,000 fundraising target she set to have the body exhumed. Rebecca Saunders was just 26-years-old when her husband, Martin McCarthy, 50, drowned Clarissa at Audley Cove in West Cork on March 5, 2013. Rebecca wants to use […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Irishman stuns girlfriend by proposing on top of cliff in Cork as engagement ring delivered by drone

AN Irishman stunned his girlfriend by proposing on top of a cliff – with the engagement ring delivered by drone. Romantic Blue Cassidy well and truly sprang a surprise on his Brazilian partner who was appropriately posing with a bottle of champagne believing she was taking part in a tourism promotion video when her ring […] 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 …