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General view of the Galway races
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  • 24 July 2015; Team Ireland’s Aoife O’Sullivan, a member of Owenabue Special Olympics Gymnastics Club, from Cork City, with Garda sergeant Michaela Moloney, from Henry Street station, Limerick, and a member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Team, during the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games. LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***
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Auctioneer Dominick Daly conducted the sale, by auction, of the state confiscated 'drugs' yacht 'Makayabella' at Carrigaline Court Hotel. The vessel sold to an un-named bidder, represented by solicitor Barry O'Meara,  for 70,000euro.
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  • Singing in the rain in Cork Opera House, 2015
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2015 Galway Festival Day 4, Ballybrit, Galway 30/7/2015
General view of the Galway races
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombiecorkfilm2_large24 July 2015; Team Ireland’s Aoife O’Sullivan, a member of Owenabue Special Olympics Gymnastics Club, from Cork City, with Garda sergeant Michaela Moloney, from Henry Street station, Limerick, and a member of the Law Enforcement Torch Run Team, during the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Summer Games. LA Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, United States. Picture credit: Ray McManus / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***EEXX news 30/07/2015.
Auctioneer Dominick Daly conducted the sale, by auction, of the state confiscated 'drugs' yacht 'Makayabella' at Carrigaline Court Hotel. The vessel sold to an un-named bidder, represented by solicitor Barry O'Meara,  for 70,000euro.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
www.eveningecho.ieSinging in the rain in Cork Opera House, 2015
Picture: Miki Barlok

Cork News

Demolition work almost done at the Pairc

EEXX news 29/07/2015.
Site works for the main stand, part of the Pairc Ui Chaoimh redevelopment- The uncovered stand (at rear) and main stand have now both been demolished.
View from the southern side of stadium.
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Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
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DEMOLITION work on Páirc Uí Chaoimh stadium will finish shortly with the removal of both spectator stands leaving just the playing pitch and the two terraces. The Cork County GAA Board said piling work is now underway to support the...

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Stage is set for 10th Indiependence Festival

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Indiependence Festival preparations, Deer Park, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.
Festival Organiers, John Finn and Michael Maher, in the Pod Pads area.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
A TEAM of up to 100 people are busy putting the final touches in place for the start of the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 1:33pm Read More

10,000 checkpoints and hunt goes on

DRINK drivers beware – we’re coming after you. That is the strong message from the gardaí as it emerged that...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 1:43pm Read More

Cork woman Alex Butler is Best Dressed Lady prize at the Galway Races

2015 Galway Festival Day 4, Ballybrit, Galway 30/7/2015
General view of the Galway races
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Cork native, Alex Butler from Ballyedmond, Midleton, Co .Cork has scooped the title of Kilkenny Best Dressed Lady at the...

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What’s On in Cork this Weekend

Singing in the rain in Cork Opera House, 2015
Picture: Miki Barlok
CORK Pride is celebrating its 10th birthday in style this weekend with the Cork LGBT Pride Festival running until Sunday....

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 1:40pm Read More

Cork Sport

FAMILY INSPIRATION SEES DENNEHY’S SOAR

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Pádraig Hoare  With a US Presidential election just over a year away, the 20-plus candidates are busy scrambling around the country looking for local stories to boost their campaigns. Stories of how the American Dream works better than any other...

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County board needs to ask the experts

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John Horgan Football  FORMER senior football selector and current Carbery Board Chairman John Corcoran is proposing that a fresh approach...

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Cobh take step towards fan ownership model

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NOEL SPILLANE  THE resurrection and revival of Cobh Ramblers, the second oldest club in the League of Ireland behind Shelbourne...

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O’Driscoll hits out at ‘cowardly’ criticism as Cuthbert steps down as Cork boss

By John FogartyColm O'Driscoll has hit out at Brian Cuthbert's detractors and praised him following confirmation of his departure as...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 1:00pm Read More

Brian Cuthbert statement

Munster GAA Football Senior Championship Final Replay, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Kerry 18/7/2015 
Kerry vs Cork
Cork manager Brian Cuthbert
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Brian Cuthbert has spoken for the first time since Cork’s defeat to Kildare on Saturday night and confirms that he...

Wednesday, 29/07/15 - 10:59am Read More

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

Brian Coughlan of City Limits Comedy Club.
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

PSNI arrest two in connection with Paul McCauley murder in Derry

Two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Paul McCauley in Derry. The 38-year-old died last month in a care facility almost nine years after he was attacked by a group of up to 15 people at...

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Irish drivers critical of government’s delay in Calais crisis

The Irish Road Haulage Association is criticising the Irish government for not taking the lead in relaxing rules relating to...

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

Gardaí make arrest in hit-and-run case from 2012

Gardaí investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Kerry three years ago have made an arrest. A male cyclist in his 40s...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:26pm Read More

Planning permission granted for Facebook data centre in Meath

Meath County Council has granted Facebook planning permission for a new €200 million data centre in Clonee.It is the social...

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

Medical lab scientists accept Lansdowne Road deal

Members of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA) have voted to accept the Lansdowne Road proposals on public pay.Members supported...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:08pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

A celebration of Cork craftwork

Luke Sisk's tea bowls which showcase as part of Cork Craft Month
Craftsmen and women tell Colette Sheridan about their work ahead of Cork Craft Month, which starts next week CORK can lay claim to being Ireland’s craftiest county, with a talented line-up of arts and crafts workers exhibiting and selling the...

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Music is there for us all, no matter our age or disability, says Eva

Eva McMullen UCC Music Lecturer
UCC music lecturer Eva McMullen is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired students have more accessibility to music. She...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

Yoga is for you … for me – for everybody

Anne O'Sullivan giving her yoga class
Yoga teacher Anne O’Sullivan talks to Colette Sheridan about choosing to work with people with special needs Yoga teacher Anne...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More

WOW

My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary school. That wish will become a reality for mum Angie Benhaffaf next month, when Hassan and Hussein start Midleton Educate...

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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

Anna raises the bar on cocktail making

27/5/15 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Picture are David Smith and AnnMarie Phillips from Diageo with Winner Anna Walsh as CORK NATIVE ANNA WALSH FROM POPULAR DUBLIN BAR MVP WINS COVETED TITLE OF WORLD CLASS IRISH BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2015. Cork native Anna Walsh from popular Dublin bar MVP was announced as the winner of the coveted title of World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2015 at No. 10 Ormond Quay in Dublin’s city centre. Following an intense year-long competition, six finalists representing some of the top cocktail bars across the country were put to the test, challenged on all aspects of bartending and judged by some of the most revered names in the industry; Spike Marchant, Tom Jones and Max La Rocca. Chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine was also on hand to put the contestants through their paces and judge them on their creativity, their ability to balance flavours and their presentation skills. Anna will go on to represent Ireland at the World Class Global Final in South Africa in August Pic: Marc O'Sullivan
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  A Cork woman will be among 50 of the best bartenders from all over the globe competing to be...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s

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Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series.  Video / Images David Keane Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series.  Six favourite classic films will be shown on the big screen...

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VIDEO: King of the Hill Triathlon, Kinsale

The King of the Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday, July 25, 2015.Video and pictures by Des BarryKinsale's...

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Skibbereen Arts Festival

The Opening of the Skibbereen Arts FestivalVideo and Pictures by Denis Scannell Family fun, music, literature, exhibitions and a spectacular...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:41pm Read More

National Sport

Limerick end Clare’s unbeaten run in Bord Gais Energy Munster Under 21 Hurling Final

By Cóilín DuffyLimerick 0-22 Clare 0-19Ronan Lynch delivered a stunning performance with 0-13, as Limerick ended Clare's 14-game unbeaten run in the Bord Gais Energy Under 21 Hurling Championship in front of 14,311 spectators at Cusack Park, Ennis tonight.The Banner's...

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Trump: Turnberry course is the best

Turnberry owner Donald Trump believes his course will provide the “greatest canvas” possible for the Open Championship, if the R&A...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 5:45pm Read More

Texan club showcase Gaelic skills at MLS stadium

While LA Galaxy’s Robbie Keane wasn’t a winner in Houston last Saturday night, the local Irish community were in high...

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Chung: FIFA needs non-european boss

Frenchman Michel Platini has been criticised by a rival for the FIFA presidency as “a product of the system”.Chung Mong-joon,...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 3:47pm Read More

WATCH: The perfect ad to remind you why you love the Premier League

We are a little over a week away from the start of the new Premier League season - and Carlsberg’s...

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