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The Main Stories Making The Headlines Across Cork

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People in Cork have another opportunity to avail of walk-in Covid jabs today.

The vaccination centre in Munster Technological University, formerly CIT, is offering the first dose, of the Pfizer vaccine, without an appointment, to those aged over 16.

It will be open today until 4o’clock.

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With the bank holiday weekend coming to an end, roads around the country are expected to be busy.

New research by the Road Safety Authority’s found 4 out of 5 road deaths this year have taken place on rural roads.

The report says 12 noon to 4pm is the riskiest time.

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A man in his 80s has died in a road crash inside the Tipperary border near Mitchelstown.

The crash happened at Loughlin’s Bridge in Clogheen at around twenty to three yesterday afternoon, when a car collided with a tree.

The man received treatment at the scene but was later pronounced dead.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses, or anyone with dash-cam footage, to come forward.

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Water safety advocates are urging people to opt for lifeguarded beaches if they’re planning to visit the seaside today.

Water Safety Ireland says lifeguards rescued 206 people last August, who were at risk of drowning.

The RNLI is reporting a higher volume of call-outs, due to larger numbers visiting coastal areas in recent weeks.

 


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