The top four things you need to know – Monday May 15th

The Lord Mayor of the City says violence will not be tolerated in Cork.

It comes as a shooting in Wilton on Friday morning has left locals in shock.

A 42 year old mans condition is no longer life threatening after he was shot in the Wilton Manor Area at around 5am on Friday the 12th of May.

Gardai are continuing to appeal for witnesses who may have seen a silver saloon car in the Summerstown Drive, Summerstown Road, Wilton Court and Wilton Manor areas between 4:45 and 5.45am on Friday.


Rents have risen by 7.7% in Cork City in the last year.

According to figures in the latest report, the average rent in the city is now €1,731.


The number of medicines out-of-stock in Ireland is at 241.

The latest Medicine Shortages Index shows shortages of 30 antibiotic medicines and many eye drops, including those used for allergies.

It will have serious implications for patients who rely on medicines for their health and well-being.


Siobhan McSweeney was a winner at last night’s BAFTA Awards.

The Cork actor won the award for female performance in a comedy programme for her role as Sister Michael in the hit show Derry Girls.

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee took home the award for best scripted comedy.


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