Irish News

Much-loved priest who died in Cork bus crash named as Fr Con Cronin as tributes paid

A MUCH-loved local priest and a bus driver both died in a freak accident this afternoon in a popular harbour town in Cork. Fr Con Cronin was killed instantly after being struck by an out-of-control bus which veered across Strand Road in the heart of Monkstown village shortly before 2pm. The bus driver is believed […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


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 …


Ex U2 tour manager Pete Currier said he feared for life just once after being lost at sea for 52 days

A FORMER U2 tour ­manager yesterday told how he feared for his life just once before being ­rescued after 52 days alone at sea. Exhausted Pete Currier swapped working gigs with Prince, UB40 and Nirvana to sail the 6,500km from the ­Carribean to Wales — but found himself in dire straits when his engine blew […] 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 …


Locals stunned as three-month-old baby dies after being attacked by dog while sleeping in Waterford home

A BABY girl died in the early hours of this morning after being attacked by a dog in the family home in Co Waterford. The infant, who was born in February, was asleep in a bedroom when the horrific attack happened. It’s understood the three-month-old suffered horrendous injuries and was rushed by ambulance to Cork […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Woman fighting for her life in hospital after being stabbed in Cork home

A WOMAN is fighting for her life in hospital after being stabbed in her home this afternoon. The victim, thought to be in her 50s, was attacked in her home near Innishannon in West Cork. She received a number of stab wounds to her body, a number of them life-threatening. The emergency services were altered […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …


Drunk who refused to leave woman in wheelchair alone in Cork thought he was being ‘Good Samaritan’, court hears

A DRUNK, who “aggressively” pushed a woman in a wheelchair across a busy road, refused to leave her alone when she asked him to because he thought he was being a “Good Samaritan”, a court was told. The ordeal for the vulnerable woman only ended when she managed to type a message for help on […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …