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The main stories making the headlines across Cork

Polling stations have opened across the country for today's general election. 

Voters will take to the polls in what's the first Saturday election since 1918.


A yellow wind warning will be in place across the country from 9 o'clock this morning, along with a yellow rainfall alert from midday.

Gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour are expected, ahead of the arrival of Storm Ciara tomorrow.


Cork Company of the Year awards took place last night at Cork Chamber's Annual Dinner held in Cork City Hall.

Over 1,000 people, including leading industry and political figures, celebrated the winners at the dinner.


President Michael D Higgins formally launches Galway's year as European capital of culture today, the culmination of a week of events which began on Sunday last in Clifden. 

Cork was the last Irish city to hold the title back in 2005. 



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