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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 …


Sophie Toscan du Plantier injuries: What was the cause of death?

SOPHIE Toscan du Plantier was found murdered at a cottage in Cork in December 1996. A new three-part Netflix documentary series now explores the unsolved case. What was Sophie Toscan du Plantier’s cause of death? The battered body of French film producer Sophie was found outside her West Cork holiday home on December 23, 1996. Her […] 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 …



Flotilla of trawlers and boats sail into Cork harbour to protest EU fisheries policy

A YOUNG woman whose family-owned fishing boat sank two months ago told of her heartbreak over the state of the industry in Ireland as a flotilla of trawlers and boats sailed into Cork harbour this morning. Dinah Busher, from Co Wexford, whose trawler the Ellie Adhlamh went down near Castletownbere, Co Cork, revealed she wondered […] Cork, Ireland – Latest news and Updates – The Sun …