• LS Wayne Ryan, Carrigaline and family reunited on shore. Pic: Larry Cummins
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  • Fiona Waldron, Jeremy Murphy & Associates, President of Network Ireland Deirdre Waldron, Fuzion Communications and Ellen Canty at the 2016 Network Ireland National Conference. Pic Darragh Kane
  • Work in progress on the demolition of the former Crow's Nest bar and restaurant at Victoria Cross
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  • Tomás Clancy, Fermoy breaking past his opposite number, Paul O’Sullivan of Cloyne during their Cork County premier intermediate hurling championship semi-final replay at Páirc Uí Rinn. Picture: Dan Linehan
LS Wayne Ryan, Carrigaline and family reunited on shore. Pic: Larry CumminsSAMSUNG DIGITAL CAMERAFiona Waldron, Jeremy Murphy & Associates, President of Network Ireland Deirdre Waldron, Fuzion Communications and Ellen Canty at the 2016 Network Ireland National Conference. Pic Darragh KaneWork in progress on the demolition of the former Crow's Nest bar and restaurant at Victoria Cross
Picture: Eddie O'HareTomás Clancy, Fermoy breaking past his opposite number, Paul O’Sullivan of Cloyne during their Cork County premier intermediate hurling championship semi-final replay at Páirc Uí Rinn. Picture: Dan Linehan

Cork News

Cork community shocked at death of ‘very honourable’ referee during camogie game

Update 8pm: Mary Newman, secretary of the Glen Rovers Camogie club in Cork says the community is in shock at the news of a referee’s death during a camogie match in Cork. She said: “He would be a great friend...

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Hugs, kisses and engagement for crew of James Joyce

A/SBA Sandra Daly, Frankfield, Cork with her grandmothers Ann Keogh, Dublin and  92yo Brigid Daly. Pic: Larry Cummins
THERE was a warm welcome for the crew of the L.É. James Joyce who returned to berth at Haulbowline yesterday....

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Time to close Irelands apprentice gender gap

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WOMEN need to be facilitated in the apprenticeship sector, where 99% of apprentices are male, according to figures obtained by...

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Cork business women get awards for ‘fearless ambition’

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Network Cork board members Ciara Wilson, The Salon Shop, Marguerite O'Sullivan, DePuy, President of Network Cork Joan Walsh, Partnership International, Karen Flemming, Hayfield Manor Hotel, Helen Wycherley, Celtic Ross Hotel, President of Network Ireland Deirdre Waldron, Fuzion Communications, Gillian Hennessy, The Collins Press, Donna Manion, The Clarion Hotel and Barbara Nugent, Transplant Coaching at the 2016 Network Ireland National Conference in the Clarion Hotel, Co Cork.
Network Irelands National Conference, one of Irelands leading conferences for women in business took place in the Clarion Hotel Cork City on September 30th with the theme of #FearlessAmbition, Official partners, AIB, Vodafone and Cork City Council.
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CORK women in business, arts and the professions picked up honours at last night’s Network Ireland Annual Awards. Winners of...

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Cork touched by brothers’ suicide agony

“THE response to our story absolutely floored us — the fact that it resonated with so many people shows just...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 1:07pm Read More

Cork Sport

Minor champions are the talk of the Town

Mitchelstown celebrate with the cup after defeating Mallow in the Premier 2 County Minor Football final. Picture: Gavin Browne
Barry O’Mahony  GAA THE scenes on the Páirc Uí Rinn pitch last Monday night as Mitchelstown were crowned Premier 2 Minor Football Champions would have to be seen to be believed. There were tears of joy as players and management...

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Gutsy Fermoy still on the double trail

Tomás Clancy, Fermoy breaking past his opposite number, Paul O’Sullivan of Cloyne during their Cork County premier intermediate hurling championship semi-final replay at Páirc Uí Rinn. Picture: Dan Linehan
Éamonn Murphy Hurling FERMOY’S double dream lives on after a gutsy victory over Cloyne in last night’s Premier Intermediate Hurling...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 7:42am Read More

Morrissey: Every game is huge for Cork City now

Stephen McPhail of Shamrock Rovers in action against Gearoid Morrissey of Cork City. Picture: David Maher/Sportsfile
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK City midfielder Gearoid Morrissey is looking forward to the two biggest games of the season over...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 6:58am Read More

‘The facilities and coaching Man City are providing for their underage is something I never dreamed of as seven-year-old starting out’

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The Graham Cummins column. In the first of his weekly pieces on soccer, the former Cork City striker examines the...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 11:54am Read More

At the business end of championship sharp-shooting forwards are crucial

Cian Dorgan, Ballincollig, in action against Mikey Collins, Austin Stacks, in 2014. Picture: Diarmuid Greene/SPORTSFILE
Barry O’Donovan Football IF this senior football championship has been noteworthy for the amount of high-scoring (three of the quarter-final winners...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 10:21am Read More

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Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

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Roddy Woomble, frontman of the Scottish punks, chats about Brexit and band history with Don O’Mahony ahead of their Mitchelstown gig “I CONSIDER myself to be a European; Scottish first, European second,” proclaims Roddy Woomble, frontman of melodic punk outfit...

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Fest diversifies into spoken word

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Don O’Mahony talks to John Cummins, who is bringing his unique poetry to Indiependence 2016   But first up Sweden. Visualising...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:15pm Read More

REVIEW: 50 years on, still it hits the Spock

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Star Trek Beyond, out now, Cert: 12a, **** STAR Trekkin’ across the universe for 50 years, Star Trek has become...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

Jackpot alert! Two tickets have just won over €2m each on the lotto

There were two winners of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €4,532,646. Both tickets stand to scoop €2,266,323 each. There has also been one winner of the €250,000 jackpot in the Lotto Plus 2 draw. Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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Controversial Orange Order parade passes off peacefully

One of the North’s most controversial parades has passed off peacefully. Orangemen were granted permission to march past a notorious...

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‘Health service needs equivalent of six extra large hospitals’

Medical consultants say the health service needs the equivalent of six extra large hospitals. The Irish Hospital Consultants Association says...

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Update: Gardaí investigating murder of man in his 60s in Dublin make arrest

Update 7.10pm: Gardaí investigating the murder have this afternoon arrested a 41-year-old man. He is being held at Tallaght Garda...

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New drug testing to be introduced by Christmas

Drug testing for motorists looks set to be introduced by Christmas. Under new legislation announced this week in the Road...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 9:58am Read More

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Life

“Most of my family thought that I was ‘mental’ to have quit a good job ‘to become an actor’.”

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My Weekend: Ciaran Bermingham stars as Fred in Callback Theatre’s award-winning production of ‘Fred and Alice’, in the Everyman Theatre, Monday 3 to Friday October 7. With over 130 performances to date, Fred & Alice, one of the biggest hits of...

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Novel times for Norton as Graham pens book

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Chat show host Graham Norton, who grew up in Bandon, has turned his hand to writing his first crime fiction...

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I had 18 months to live before my ‘miracle’ trial

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He was told he didn’t have much time left, but Frank Dowling has been given a second chance at life,...

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WOW

A pregnant pause for all you mothers-to-be

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From yoga, to reflexology, massage, and spa treatments — there’s lots you can do to pamper yourself during pregnancy. After all, it could be the last time you enjoy such indulgences for a while, after baby arrives, writes DEIRDRE O’SHAUGHNESSY, who put...

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I was at breaking point… they gave me courage

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A Cork-based domestic violence support group has launched a report which gives an insight into the trauma and danger women...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 4:03pm Read More

Let’s honour our unsung heroine

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A Cork woman who saved children from Nazi gas chambers, will finally be honoured in her home city next week,...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 3:13pm Read More

As Kate starts to walk… hundreds run to raise funds

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As thousands of people prepare to take part this weekend in the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, SARAH HORGAN talks...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Cork girl flies flag for Tipp in Miss Ireland

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Student nurse Sinéad Connery from Onslow Gardens in Cork takes part in Miss Ireland this Friday, as Miss Tipperary South....

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:02pm Read More

Video

Hugs, kisses and engagement for crew of James Joyce

A/SBA Sandra Daly, Frankfield, Cork with her grandmothers Ann Keogh, Dublin and  92yo Brigid Daly. Pic: Larry Cummins
THERE was a warm welcome for the crew of the L.É. James Joyce who returned to berth at Haulbowline yesterday. The 59-strong crew had spent three months in service in the Mediterranean Sea, rescuing 2,491 migrants as part of the...

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Crow’s Nest to make way for apartments

Work in progress on the demolition of the former Crow's Nest bar and restaurant at Victoria Cross. Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THE former Crow’s Nest bar and restaurant at one of Cork’s most prominent city locations has been demolished. The site...

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Watch as Crow’s Nest bar and restaurant is demolished in Cork

Work has started on the demolition of the former Crow’s Nest bar and restaurant at Victoria Cross, Cork. UCC is...

Friday, 30/09/16 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Footage emerges of Rory McIlroy’s confrontation with a USA fan who was thrown out

A fan was ejected from Hazeltine National Golf Club after abusing Europe’s Rory McIlroy, according to reports. The behaviour of spectators has been a topic for discussion all week and having borne the brunt of a number of comments over...

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Leinster come from 10 points behind to beat Cardiff

Cardiff Blues lost their unbeaten record in the Guinness PRO12 as Leinster came from 10 points behind to win 16-13...

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Ulster scrape narrow victory over Ospreys

Guinness PRO12 leaders Ulster left it late to beat Ospreys as Paddy Jackson’s 79th-minute penalty secured the hosts a 9-7...

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Twitter just went nuts along with Patrick Reed after his Ryder Cup eagle

The volume has just been turned up to 11 at Hazeltine National. Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth were all square...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 9:30pm Read More

Rory McIlroy on the American fans: You just need to quieten them as much as possible

Rory McIlroy felt he and Thomas Pieters won their battle with the crowd on the second morning of the Ryder...

Saturday, 01/10/16 - 8:55pm Read More