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The main stories making the headlines across Cork

Cork is to have its second ever Taoiseach when Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is elected this afternoon.

The Cork South-Central TD and Turner's Cross native will be nominated for the position this morning before his election at a Dáil sitting in the Convention Centre. 

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An 11 year old boy's in a critical condition after a crash in Cork County.

The collision involving two cars happened in the Knocknaboul area of Ballydesmond at around 4:45pm yesterday afternoon.

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The Chief Medical Officer says he's 'beyond nervous' about the return of international travel next month. 

Foreign travel is to be allowed between Ireland and certain countries from July 9th. 

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Debenhams workers are to protest in Dublin today, in anger over losing their jobs.

The demonstration will get underway at the Convention Centre at half 9 this morning, as the new Taoiseach, Micheal Martin is elected.

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