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The Main Stories Making The Headlines Across Cork


The Department of Housing’s July Homelessness Report shows Cork continues to have the second worst rate of homelessness in the country – at 413 people.

Between Cork and Kerry, there were 61 eighteen-24 year olds, and 52 families in local authority provided emergancy accommodation.

Labour Senator Rebecca Moynihan is calling for a new eviction ban following a 21 percent increase in youth homelessness.

The party’s spokesperson on housing says the latest figures for July show 943 young people without a home, despite record levels of funding.


Children aged 12 to 15 will be able to get vaccinated against Covid-19 at walk-in centres around the country this weekend.

They need photo IDs and a parent or guardian to accompany them.

All the details of what’s needed can be found at

City Hall is open to walk-ins of all ages from 1 o’clock to 4 today and tomorrow, where doses one and two of the Pfizer jab are available.


The US military says it’s carried out a drone strike against an Islamic State “planner”, a day after 13 American soldiers were killed in a bomb attack near Kabul airport.

Offshoot ISIS-K says it was responsible for the blast, which also killed two British nationals and the child of another Briton.

Conflicting reports say nearly 170 Afghans died.


The man who killed Robert F Kennedy has been granted parole, after two of the US Senator’s sons spoke in favour of his release.

It’s a major victory for Sirhan Sirhan, who’s now 77, but the decision is subject to review.


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