Origin Of Feathers Is Millions Of Years Older Than We Thought
It's because of a new discovery about flying reptiles that lived alongside dinosaurs, by scientists from University College Cork
They've found that pterosaurs had four kinds of feathers, shifting their origin back by 70 million years.
UCC Paleobiologist Dr Maria McNamara tells us what led to the discovery:
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Elderly Man Killed After Being Struck By Truck While Crossing Road In Charleville This Morning
Emergency services rushed to the scene in the middle of the town around an hour ago.
Al fresco dining in Cobh with Project ACT
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Juvenile And Man (20s) In Relation To Criminal Damage Incident On Bridge Street Mallow Yesterday
At around 12.30pm two men exited a car and caused damage to another car, the Gardaí were alerted and they carried out a patrol of the area but no arrests were made.
Yellow wind warning issued for Cork
Met Éireann is warning of gusts of up to 110km/h
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Chamber President Paula Cogan was speaking following a meeting with OPW Minister Patrick O'Donovan who is the city for a number of engagements
A Carmelite nun has been given nine months to find a new place to live and worship
Sr Irene Gibson had been convicted last December of a breach of the Planning and Development Act when establishing a hermitage at Corrin South in Leap