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Man who drowned in the River Lee named locally as Bernard Geasley
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Man who drowned in the River Lee named locally as Bernard Geasley

Aug 3rd 2020, 4:16 PM 42,499 Views 2 Comments

The 38-year-old was fishing with friends near Ballincollig when he got into difficulty in the water.

Cork's Shaky Bridge overhaul could cost €5 million
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Cork's Shaky Bridge overhaul could cost €5 million

Oct 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 11,906 Views 13 Comments

The bridge is set for an off-site repair programme in time for its unveiling in summer 2019.

Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters
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Dolphin found dead in River Lee hours after being rescued by firefighters

Sep 10th 2018, 2:06 PM 21,162 Views 12 Comments

Officers were called out to rescue the mammal last night.

Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky
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Cork's Shaky Bridge is going to be repaired - but it's still going to be shaky

Sep 9th 2018, 12:01 PM 23,178 Views 17 Comments

Phased dismantling of the latticed deck for repair is just one of the methods used to repair the bridge.

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings
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'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

Jul 4th 2017, 10:26 PM 68,745 Views 51 Comments

A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.

Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning
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Brave teenager hailed a hero after saving a boy from drowning

May 11th 2017, 10:53 AM 18,583 Views 11 Comments

Clodagh had the awareness in her not to swim out and grab him immediately in case she got dragged down with him.

Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work
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Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:11 AM 12,109 Views 19 Comments

Warnings have been issued that parts of Cork city could be flooded between 8 and 9.30am this morning.

The country's first floating hotel could be on its way to Cork
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The country's first floating hotel could be on its way to Cork

Jan 4th 2017, 5:36 PM 22,548 Views 22 Comments

Red tape is the only thing holding back the floating hotel, says the businessman in charge of the project.

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public
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Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

Dec 12th 2016, 3:15 PM 9,834 Views 25 Comments

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage
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Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:25 AM 21,104 Views 37 Comments

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy
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Cork parents praise 'heroic' woman who jumped into river and saved three-year-old boy

May 23rd 2016, 5:01 PM 25,946 Views 24 Comments

Alan and Adriana Watters have set up a fundraising page to thank the mother-of-13 who rescued their son.

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee
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Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

May 20th 2016, 2:23 PM 34,082 Views 24 Comments

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
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Here's What Happened Today: Friday

May 6th 2016, 8:59 PM 13,504 Views 0 Comments

Enda Kenny elected Taoiseach, Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter and elections in the UK…

A body has been recovered from the River Lee in the search for missing student Colin Ronayne
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A body has been recovered from the River Lee in the search for missing student Colin Ronayne

Jan 22nd 2016, 2:09 PM 43,266 Views 14 Comments

31-year-old Colin, a native of the Mallow area, went missing in Cork city early in the morning of New Year’s Day.

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place
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Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Oct 27th 2015, 10:08 PM 28,533 Views 34 Comments

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

Four men on detached pontoon rescued from river
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Four men on detached pontoon rescued from river

Dec 8th 2014, 11:54 AM 12,369 Views 18 Comments

The incident occurred near the Tivoli Dock area of the River Lee in Co Cork.

The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)
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The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)

Nov 6th 2014, 6:45 PM 24,264 Views 25 Comments

A hide tide earlier this evening caused some minor flooding at Morrison’s Island.

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet
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Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

Jul 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,236 Views 14 Comments

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee
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Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

May 2nd 2014, 4:36 PM 21,528 Views 10 Comments

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding
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Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding

Feb 5th 2014, 8:56 AM 27,806 Views 10 Comments

The footage, compiled over the course of two hours, shows water rising from drains and street-lights cutting out as the Lee bursts its banks.

21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends
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21-year-old dies in river Lee while swimming with friends

Jun 10th 2013, 8:09 AM 12,945 Views 12 Comments

The man got into difficulty at about 1am this morning and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Body recovered from River Lee in Cork
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Body recovered from River Lee in Cork

Mar 9th 2012, 7:39 PM 5,651 Views 9 Comments

A Naval Service dive team was deployed to recover the body from a vehicle in the water at Kennedy Quay in Cork city this afternoon.

Naval divers join river search for missing person
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Naval divers join river search for missing person

Nov 30th 2011, 9:35 AM 1,926 Views 1 Comment

The River Lee is being combed for any sign of a person reported missing in Ballincollig, Co Cork.

Man's body recovered from River Lee
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Man's body recovered from River Lee

Nov 16th 2011, 6:12 PM 3,394 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are not treating the death as suspicious.

Body of a woman recovered from River Lee in Cork
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Body of a woman recovered from River Lee in Cork

Nov 15th 2011, 8:21 AM 1,896 Views 1 Comment

The woman fell into the river shortly before 9pm last night.

Body of missing person found in River Lee
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Body of missing person found in River Lee

Oct 10th 2011, 7:47 AM 1,447 Views 2 Comments

The Naval Service recovered the body of the as-yet unnamed man yesterday evening.

Cork dolphin dies in city centre river
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Cork dolphin dies in city centre river

Jul 12th 2011, 4:57 PM 1,478 Views 13 Comments

One of the three dolphins that swam into the River Lee in Cork has died.