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Cork News

Flight of Fancy

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Pictured over looking Glandore Bay is Mel Bendon with his flying Paramotor.
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Businessman Mel Bendon is normally a man who keeps his feet firmly on the ground but as Sarah Horgan finds out the sky’s the limit when it comes to a hobby AN ENTREPRENEUR has his head in the clouds with...

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Artists sought to help brighten up North Main Street

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CALLING all Cork artists. A dedicated group of Corkonians have created a blank canvas for artists to express themselves and...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 12:30pm Read More

New business for Academy Street

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AN ORGANIC juice and salad bar is sprouting and set to open later this month on Academy Street. Jason Carroll...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 11:55am Read More

Over 60s organiser calls for free fuel scheme extension

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FOUNDER of the Over 60’s Talent Competition Paddy O’Brien is calling on the Government to extend the free fuel scheme...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:57am Read More

18 former Lords Mayor say city-county merger is ‘preposterous’

EIGHTEEN former Lords Mayor of Cork have co-signed a strongly worded statement opposing the amalgamation of Cork’s city and county...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 2:53pm Read More

Cork Sport

City clubs fight back in Cork county SHC

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St Finbarr's Billy Hennessy has his jersey pulled as he tries to get away from Bishopstown's Paul O'Donoghue, during their Cork County SHC third round clash at Pairc Ui Rinn.
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JOHN HORGAN   THE standard of club hurling, particularly in the city, is being lambasted for a lot of Cork’s woes and there is justification for a lot of the criticism as there is of the club game in general...

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Cork ladies celebrate All-Ireland minor football title victory

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The Cork team celebtrate their victory over Galway in  the All-Ireland minor A championship final  at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Picture Dan Linehan
IT was double delight yesterday for the Cork footballers in Semple Stadium yesterday. The minors collected their eighth All-Ireland title...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 8:53am Read More

Cork’s demise will ignite county championships

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Denis Hurley FIRST up – stop it. There’s nothing to be gained by taking the scoreline of Kerry’s 7-16 to 0-10 win...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 11:08am Read More

City shine in front of Spanish eyes

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Barbara O’Connell  LAST Friday night there were two Spanish medial students sitting in front of me in the press area...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 10:31am Read More

Attitude not underage is the root of Cork’s hurling woes

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The Tony Considine Column THERE has been far too much bull in the last few days about issues behind the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 4:30pm Read More

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Downtown

Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

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Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching people. AN affable Mancunian, performance poet, Mike Garry, is set to headline the spoken-word stage at Indiependence in Cork. “I’ve...

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Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

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Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

So wit it… Comedy Club’s Brian keeps Cork laughing

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You get top laughs first at City Limits Comedy Club, like Michael McIntyre and Tommy Tiernan…proprietor Brian Coughlan tells Don...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Families evacuated as viable explosive made safe in Kildare residential area

The Army Bomb Disposal Team have made safe an explosive device in Kildare this evening. The device was found in a residential area near Townparks in Athy. The area was cordoned off, local roads were closed and residents were evacuated...

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‘All we want to do is bring him home’ says twin brother of Limerick man found dead in US

The heartbroken twin brother of a Limerick man killed in a suspected domestic incident in his home in North Carolina,...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 10:14pm Read More

Campaign hopes to end ‘Catholics first’ school enrolment policies

A new campaign is underway to prevent schools with religious patronage from turning away children on the basis of not...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 8:02pm Read More

Staff at Dublin psychiatric hospital to vote on strike action

Nursing staff at St Ita’s psychiatric hospital in Portane, North Dublin are to ballot for industrial action. A statement from...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 7:56pm Read More

Young woman found dead in caravan

Gardaí in Co Roscommon are investigating the sudden death of a woman in her 20s. She was found unresponsive in...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:02pm Read More

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Life

Dancing clean… how a good sing can take the pain out of housework

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Want to take the pain out of housework ?Ella Walker tells us how. DUSTING, scrubbing, wiping down surfaces, taking out the bins… Does anyone actually enjoy housework? Dazzling worktops and a hair-free bathroom sink are wonderful things, but the hard...

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We’re obsessed with weather – and it’s getting us all down!

In her weekly column Life Columnist Mary Smithwick muses about the dismal summer weather. BAD news. Really bad news. We’re...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 2:23pm Read More

Tips on overcoming Bank Holiday blues

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We’ve arrived at the final Bank Holiday weekend of the summer, but for many people, like NICOLA DEPUIS, it can...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:34pm Read More

WOW

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

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Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients can be supported and treated as a ‘whole person’. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to her about her dream to see patients...

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My dream when my boys start school

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IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Juggling comedy and motherhood

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Sarah Horgan talks to rising comedian Laura O’Mahony about her life as a new mum and her plans for the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:27pm Read More

“I love my life – but it’s not all sunshine and lollipops”

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UCC student Jessica Ni Mhaloláin suffers from a rare genetic eye disorder and is sharing her experience with others on her...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Stop exporting our young teachers

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After a year teaching abroad gaining an abundance of experience and extra qualifications, Frankfield woman Hannah Lynch finds herself back...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Video

Video: Ireland’s athletes competing at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles

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More great videos from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles. Team Ireland’s Sean Coleman, from Youghal with his Silver Medal – 25M Backstroke, Sarah Jane Johnston, from Lurgan, Co Armagh, Bronze and Gary McEnroe from Tallaght, Dublin, who won Bronze...

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Video: Ballycotton’s Beat on the Street concert

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The flags are flying high last weekend in Ballycotton, Cork. The Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton free open air concert with...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 9:10am Read More

Video: Cork Pride Family Day at Fitzgerald’s Park

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  A highlight of Cork Pride Week was the Family Fair Day held in Fitzgerald’s Park where live bands, children’s entertainment,...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 9:00am Read More

National Sport

Mayo select unchanged side for Donegal quarter-final

By Stephen Barry No surprises from the Mayo team announcement tonight, as joint-managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly keep the faith with the same 15 that hammered Sligo by 26 points. The Connacht champions scored 4-17 the last time they...

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Athletics governing body refutes ‘sensationalist and confusing’ doping allegations

Allegations that international athletics officials turned a blind eye to suspicious blood tests involving hundreds of athletes have been strenuously...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 10:02pm Read More

WATCH: Gareth Bale scores a screamer against old club in friendly

By Stephen Barry We’re not sure that Tottenham fans have ever recovered from losing goal-scoring sensation Gareth Bale to Real...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:51pm Read More

Ireland to wait on Cian Healy’s neck injury

Simon Easterby admits it is not ideal that Cian Healy could arrive at the World Cup without full match fitness...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:24pm Read More

WATCH: Mystic McGregor’s predictions have all been coming true

By Stephen Barry Conor McGregor, or Mystic Mac as he has dubbed himself, is always good for a prediction or...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 8:38pm Read More