• Elaine O'Malley, from Blackpool, whose mother, Mary Hartnett was on a CUH trolley for two days. Picture: Jim Coughlan.
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Cork News

170 jobs building Cork’s new criminal court building

Justice Susan Denham.
170 construction jobs will be created with the construction of a multi million euro criminal court complex in Cork this year. The major project was announced today in Cork by the Chief Justice Susan Denham. The six-court building will be developed...

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Boxing coach: “We’re heartbroken without Eric”

Eric Stanton Boxing
WE are heartbroken without him. These are the words of one of Eric Stanton’s boxing trainers, Danny Fitzpatrick, as club...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:41am Read More

Gardaí probe vicious assault with hockey sticks on teen

Clashduv Park. http://www.togherparish.ie/
GARDAÍ are investigating what has been described as an unprovoked and savage assault on a teenager in Clashduv Park in...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:39am Read More

Go-ahead for Nando’s restaurant on Meadows & Byrne site

Meadows Byrne Academy
THE Nando’s chain has been granted planning permission to convert the Meadow’s & Byrne store on Academy Street into a...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:24am Read More

67% spike in minor assaults after Bridewell closure

The Bridewell Garda Station.
CORK city had a 67% spike in minor assaults at the end of 2014 after the temporary closure of Bridewell...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:19am Read More


‘My mum, 76, spent two days on a trolley in CUH’

Elaine O'Malley, from Blackpool, whose mother, Mary Hartnett was on a CUH trolley for two days. Picture: Jim Coughlan.
A CORK woman has described the emergency department in Cork University Hospital as a ‘war zone’ after her elderly mother spent two days on a trolley there. Mary Hartnett from Blackpool was taken to the emergency department on Friday afternoon...

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Last year of Alisha’s life was “magical”

Alisha Savage with one of her favourite characters from ‘Frozen’.
THE heartbroken mum of four-year-old Alisha Savage, who passed away last month, says she is waiting for a sign from...

Saturday, 21/02/15 - 10:23am Read More

Green for go: Cork sisters’ cafe growing organically

Hannah and Rachel Dare who run Organico Cafe in Bantry
From food miles to fluoride-free water, from eco-friendly nappies to solar panels — those are among the things that earned...

Tuesday, 17/02/15 - 1:43pm Read More


Reeling in the river

Angler Alan Nolan fishing on the River Lee in a scene from River Runner.
Gareth Naughton talks to film-maker Declan O’Mahony, whose new documentary River Runner highlights the damage done to the Lee by the hydro dams   VISUAL artist and film-maker Declan O’Mahony is passionate about the River Lee and he thinks you should be...

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John Legend announced for Live at the Marquee

John Legend
GRAMMY-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter John Legend will play his first ever Live at the Marquee gig  on June 23. The All...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 10:28am Read More

Boyband to Vamp it up at Marquee in June

The Vamps
UP and coming boyband The Vamps are to play at Live at the Marquee this summer. The British band —...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 9:00am Read More

National News

Government to veto FF bill on banking insolvency arrangements

The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government will not accept a Fianna Fáil bill which would stop banks from having a veto in any insolvency arrangement.Kenny has said the bill from Fianna Fáil is unconstitutional and that it cannot...

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New traps to aid eels migration

Redesigned eel traps have been put in at a hydro-electric dam on the River Erne to prevent a repeat of...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:27pm Read More

Enniscorthy Gardaí appeal for information on missing man

Gardaí in Enniscorthy are seeking the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of 52-year-old John Kearns.He is missing from his...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:11pm Read More

Judge rejects O’Donnell family bid to stop home repossession

A solicitor turned billion euro property investor is facing eviction from a mansion on one of Ireland's most exclusive addresses...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:10pm Read More

Bill to force plain packaging for cigarettes set for approval today

New laws introducing plain packaging for cigarettes could be passed by the Oireachtas as early as this evening.Children's Minister James...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 1:53pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Cork shouldn’t go full tilt against Kerry this time

Donaghy catch
AFTER the events of 2014, we can safely assume Cork won’t be getting too carried away by what transpires at Páirc Uí Rinn next Sunday. Few of us have forgotten of course, but last spring rookie boss Brian Cuthbert recorded...

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Magpies show they mean business

TWO new team bosses, Jerry Wallace for Midleton and Eddie Murphy for Blackrock added to the appeal of the meeting...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:10am Read More

Sars lay down marker against Douglas

SARSFIELDS, the defending county SHC champions got their RedFM senior hurling league campaign off to a winning start against Douglas...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:08am Read More

Earls deserves Irish selection

IT’S fair to say that Keith Earls is fully back to match fitness and he showed with his line breaks...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:05am Read More

Rebels didn’t switch the play enough

Shields catch
Barry O’Donovan breaks down the stats from Cork’s loss to Donegal  AWAY to Donegal was always going to be one...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 9:04am Read More


Putting homegrown beauty on the cover

Emer's Dior-inspired cover
In the first of a new series, SARAH HORGAN puts the spotlight on Cork’s Emer O’Hea, as a crack team of beauty professionals transform the radio personality into a Dior cover girl FORGET Vogue or Marie Claire, the real glamour this...

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Knowledge is power

Health and fitness expert Dan Sweeney says knowledge is crucial when it comes to adopting healthy lifestyle WE LIVE in a...

Wednesday, 18/02/15 - 1:43pm Read More

Step one to meeting someone: Tell yourself that you’re a ride!

Author of Go Get Him Avril Mulcahy
With Valentines Day around the corner, love is in the air. JANE MC NAMARA chats to author and modern day...

Friday, 13/02/15 - 11:09am Read More

Wondering what to get your loved one for Valentine’s Day? Check out our gift guide

LOVE is most definitely in the air now in the run up to St Valentine’s Day.  Restaurant tables are being booked,...

Monday, 09/02/15 - 11:03am Read More

Keep it healthy with quick and easy on the go snacks

healthy snacks
Health and fitness expert Dan Sweeney has some delicious recipes for healthy snack options to beat the sugar cravings WE...

Friday, 23/01/15 - 8:36am Read More

National Sport

Trimble signs new two year IRFU deal

The IRFU announced today that Ulster's Andrew Trimble has signed a new deal, committing him to the province until June 2017. Trimble has made 188 appearances for Ulster since his debut in 2006, scoring 64 tries. He has also played...

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Porterfield calm despite heavy loss against South Africa

Ireland skipper William Porterfield is not about to hit the panic button yet in his team's quarter-final quest at the...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:56pm Read More

Jordi Murphy: England ‘biggest test of my career so far’

Jordi Murphy earned his seventh cap aginst England on Sunday.By Grainne McGuinness and Shaun CroninAfter Ireland beat England at the...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:27pm Read More

Jedinak handed four-match ban

Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak will serve a four-match suspension after admitting a charge of violent conduct, the Football Association...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 3:10pm Read More

WATCH: Fluke shots to end all fluke shots

This guy's run of luck on the pool table is ridiculous - he manages not one but three incredible pots...

Tuesday, 03/03/15 - 2:04pm Read More