The Top 4 Things You Need To Know Now
The main stories making the headlines across Cork:
Non-essential retail is opening for the final day for at least a month, as the country has entered its third lockdown.
Household visits were banned at midnight after the third record daily number of Covid-19 infections since Christmas.
Under the new regime, schools Christmas holidays have been extended from January 6th to the 11th.
The change does not affect creches and childcare facilities.
There’s an appeal for information to a garda shooting in Dublin yesterday, which resulted in the death of a man.
George Nkencho was shot in a Hartstown housing estate after members of the force responded to reports of a man with a knife in a local shopping centre.
The UK’s post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union has been signed into law, with just hours to go before the transition period ends.