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Two men, 20s, arrested after fight outside Garda station involving ‘slash hook, hatchet and machete’

TWO men have been arrested after getting in a fight with involving “offensive weapons” only meters from the Garda station. According to RedFM, a slash hook, a hatchet and a machete were all involved in the incident in Cork. Cops in Anglesea Street Garda station were alerted to the altercation at around midday today. The […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Teen beaten with hammer by group of masked men in Cork left ‘unrecognisable’ and will be ‘scarred for life’

A TEEN who was beaten with a hammer by a group of masked men in Cork will be “scarred for life” following the horrifying incident that left him “unrecognisable”. The 18-year-old and his cousin were walking past a petrol station on the Curraheen Road in Bishopstown shortly before midnight on Saturday when his family say […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Cork mum can’t accept Covid as excuse for incineration as ’18 babies’ organs isn’t going to make enough for one body’

A CORK mum whose baby’s brain was incinerated abroad without her permission has said she finds it “very hard to accept” Covid as an excuse. Organs belonging to 18 deceased babies were incinerated with clinical waste without the knowledge or consent of their bereaved parents last year. Leona Bermingham’s baby boy Lee was among these […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Taoiseach Micheal Martin says he would like to see Garth Brooks play a gig in Co Cork ahead of Irish comeback

TAOISEACH Micheal Martin has said he would like to see a Garth Brooks concert take place in Co Cork. Dublin City Council has already approved three nights of concerts in Croke Park next September, when it is expected that US country singer Brooks will take the stage. The Taoiseach is currently in New York at […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


OAP avoids jail after pleading guilty to money-laundering as bank accounts used after ‘Facebook friendship’

AN OAP whose bank accounts were used for money laundering after he was “sucked in to a Facebook friendship” with an American woman has avoided jail. James O’Rourke, 76, of Rosebrien, Newland’s Field, Crosshaven, Co Cork, today pleaded guilty to two counts of money-laundering in Cork Circuit Criminal Court. The charges arose following a garda […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Privatising bin services is turning Ireland’s cities into rubbish dumps as local politicians say some parts ‘are filthy’

PRIVATISING bin services is turning Ireland’s cities into rubbish dumps, local politicians fear. It’s almost a decade since city councils outsourced household waste collection, a move condemned by politicians as the most soul destroying and damaging thing done to residents in years. An Irish Sun survey of Dublin and Cork city councillors found over 80 […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Man captures video of ‘mini tornado’ on cloudy day in Cork

THE weather phenomenon of a “mini tornado” has been spotted and filmed in Co Cork. One Irishman captured footage of the strange weather event that appears to show a dark twister forming in the sky on Thursday. The video was captured in Blarney, Co Cork and the clip is doing the rounds on social media, […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Cork man allegedly claimed pensions for his dead parents for 33 years, court hears

A MAN in his 50s allegedly claimed pensions for his dead parents for 33 years, a court heard on Tuesday. Don O’Callaghan, of Churchfield Green in Cork city, claimed benefits for his deceased mum and dad amounting to hundreds of thousands euros, it was alleged. The 58-year-old appeared before Cork District Court today where he […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s son makes direct appeal to public for justice & says ‘you have a murderer in Ireland’

THE son of Sophie Toscan du Plantier has made a direct appeal to the Irish public to come forward with information on his mother’s murder and declared: “You have a murderer still living in Ireland.” Pierre Louis Baudey Vignaud, who was 15-years-old when Sophie was brutally killed in West Cork, said Ireland must put the […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Gardai seek help in locating young girl, 17, who’s been missing from Cork since weekend

AN GARDA Siochana are seeking help from the public to locate a young girl who has been missing from Cork. Reihaneh Mohamadzadeh, 17, went missing from Youghal in The Rebel County since Saturday August 28. Reihaneh is described as being approximately 5ft 8” in height, with long black hair and brown eyes. A spokesperson from […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …