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New training to support victims of sexual violence Training programmes will begin across the justice sector to support victims in sexual violence cases that go before the courts.
Ancient book about saints and sagas is donated to UCC A manuscript dating from the late 15th century, containing material both from the Irish tradition and contemporary European texts, has been donated to University College Cork.
Board reveals reasons for refusing Venables parole Child killer Jon Venables used sex and pornography "as a means of coping", felt a "lack of fulfilment in life" and had a "need for excitement", parole board papers reveal.
School secretaries, caretakers secure better conditions Around 1,000 school secretaries and caretakers on low pay with no job security are to have their conditions of employment "regularised" under a preliminary agreement reached at the Workplace Relations Commission this evening.
No discussion on cross-border use of ICU beds - Holohan The Chief Medical Officer has said that there has been no discussion about Covid-19 patients from Northern Ireland being treated in intensive care units here if required.
Italy registers record daily Covid-19 case numbers Italy has registered 21,994 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the highest daily tally since the start of the country's outbreak and up from the previous record of 21,273 on Sunday.
Former solicitors paid homeless people for PPS numbers A married couple who are former solicitors created 60 false identities, donned disguises and paid homeless people for their PPS numbers in order to defraud banks and credit unions of several hundred thousand euro, Cork Circuit Criminal has heard.
'Really brutal' - Belgium struggles with second wave Europe Editor Tony Connelly visits a busy hospital in Liege in Belgium with the country at the epicentre of Europe's second wave of Covid-19.
Almost 300,000 people to receive PUP payment this week Almost 300,000 people will receive the Pandemic Unemployment Payment this week, which is an increase of more than 50,000 in the last seven days.
Four dead after migrant boat sinks in English Channel Four people, including two children, have died after a migrant boat sank off the coast of France, authorities have confirmed.
Community 'numb and stunned' after Cork farm shooting The Kanturk community is said to be "numb and stunned" after the deaths of a father and his two sons in a shooting.
Sweden tightens local measures as virus cases surge Sweden has told residents in the south of the country to severely limit their social interactions after a surge in the number of cases last week and warnings that the situation is likely to get worse.
Appeal for information following shooting on Cork farm Investigations are continuing to try to establish the sequence of events in an apparent murder-suicide on a farm in Co Cork in which a father and his two sons died.