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  • Provision 050515 REPRO FREE Await the Arts Explosion: Cork Midsummer Festival has launched its exciting programme for 2015, with some 43 events and 95 performances set to enchant and enthral audiences in 25 venues across a six-day period in June. For more information, see www.corkmidsummer.com Pictured at the launch of the festival are Cormac Mohally(Famous Seamus) and Cian Kinsella (Seanitashtic) from the award-winning Lords of Strut at Cork’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, one of the many festival venues. Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
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Picture: Jim Coughlan.Provision 050515 REPRO FREE Await the Arts Explosion: Cork Midsummer Festival has launched its exciting programme for 2015, with some 43 events and 95 performances set to enchant and enthral audiences in 25 venues across a six-day period in June. For more information, see www.corkmidsummer.com Pictured at the launch of the festival are Cormac Mohally(Famous Seamus) and Cian Kinsella (Seanitashtic) from the award-winning Lords of Strut at Cork’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, one of the many festival venues. Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/ProvisionEEjob 29/06/2015
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Cork News

Video; Search ongoing in West Cork following triple drowning tragedy

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THE 12-year-old daughter of a man who died in the Baltimore tragedy yesterday had to raise the alarm for help after her father, brother and his girlfriend got into difficulty in what is being treated as a triple drowning in...

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EU Funds Port Move

EUROPEAN funding of €12.3 million has been allocated to the Port of Cork to enable it to begin its €100 million...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:35pm Read More

Fury on first day as bridge closure causes chaos

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Traffic at a standstill near Clontarf Bridge, which is now closed for repairs.
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THOUSANDS of commuters faced frustrating delays yesterday as day one of the closure of Clontarf Bridge led to total gridlock....

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:22pm Read More

Cope CEO joins Alzheimer’s society

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Launch of Cope Foundation, Grand Job, first ever Focused Advocacy Campaign, at the County Hall, Cork.
Colette Kelleher, Chief Executive Cope Foundation, speaking at the Launch.
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THE CEO of Cope Foundation is set to leave this autumn for a new role with the Alzheimer’s Society of...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 2:42pm Read More

regeneration still out of Blackpool’s grasp

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BLACKPOOL’S application to be included on the Living City scheme, designed to help regenerate inner city communities, has still not...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:06pm Read More

Life

Cork act turn down America’s Got Talent

Provision 050515 REPRO FREE Await the Arts Explosion: Cork Midsummer Festival has launched its exciting programme for 2015, with some 43 events and 95 performances set to enchant and enthral audiences in 25 venues across a six-day period in June. For more information, see www.corkmidsummer.com Pictured at the launch of the festival are Cormac Mohally(Famous Seamus) and Cian Kinsella (Seanitashtic) from the award-winning Lords of Strut at Cork’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, one of the many festival venues. Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
Cork performer tells SARAH HORGAN about tempting offer to fly to Vegas for TV show audition – but he turned it down because he feared “ridicule” and losing ownership of the act GOLD spandex and comedy make for an unlikely...

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Patriot’s name lives on, 100 years after his death

UCC historian Gabriel Doherty says the life of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa still resonates today ON June 29, 1915, the famous...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 1:48pm Read More

We have dearest alcohol in EU… now they want to raise prices?

John Dolan says plans to slap a minimum price of 10 euro on a bottle of wine are scandalous YOU can’t...

Saturday, 27/06/15 - 11:11am Read More

Downtown

Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

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Film review by Gareth Naughton Wild Tales, Triskel, May 24-27, Cert: 15A **** ARGENTINIAN director Damian Szifron’s collection of darkly comic vignettes earned an Oscar nomination earlier this year and it is not difficult to see why. Although there are...

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It’s just The Minutes, no quiz

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Don O’Mahony talks to the forthright Dublin trio about their Cork fanbase and their just-do-it attitude THERE are, I suppose,...

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By the moon and the stars and my mum

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Mark McAvoy chats with Canadian folk singer songwriter Jenn Grant about her latest album and tour NOMINATED for two Juno...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 10:52am Read More

National News

SF to fight water charges legislation ‘tooth and nail’

Sinn Féin is vowing to fight water charge legislation tooth and nail, though the party admits the Government has the numbers to force it through. The coalition is putting through laws that mean landlords will have to pay the charges...

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Teenager loses bid to prevent police using images of rioting children

A teenager has lost a Supreme Court fight over the police’s use of images of children suspected of being involved...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:46am Read More

Dublin, Cork and Galway colleges to benefit from €2m US grant

Three Irish universities are to benefit from a €2m grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation. The National University of Ireland,...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:22am Read More

Limerick drugs case adjourned while court seeks Polish interpreter

By David Raleigh A Polish man has appeared before Limerick District Court charged in connection with the seizure of cannabis...

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VIDEO: Helicopter joins search for man missing after sea tragedy kills father and girlfriend

The coastguard has sent a helicopter to help in the search for a man missing in Cork after his father...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 10:15am Read More

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Cork Sport

Cork primed to answer their critics

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Éamonn Murphy Football EAMONN Fitzmaurice called the Cork footballers the “most maligned team in the country” at a press call in The Malton Hotel last week. And it didn’t sound like cute-hoorism either, as he pointed out that even when...

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Spike: There is no boxer I fear

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Padraig Hoare It’s been a quiet few years at the top level for Irish fighters within professional boxing – but...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:33am Read More

Clubs set to find out path to county final

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By John Horgan GAA  ONE of the most important events on the Cork GAA calendar takes place tonight with the...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:56am Read More

Rebels must be ready for a cauldron in Wexford Park

Offaly v Wexford - Bord Gáis Energy Leinster GAA Hurling U21 Championship Semi-Final
John Horgan Hurling BEWARE of a Wexford team with home advantage in Wexford Park.  That message was starkly illustrated last...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:21am Read More

VIDEO: Bishopstown kids out in force for the opening of their new pitch

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VIDEO WITH THIS. Attending the official opening of their new Parish League Pitch at Bishopstown GAA Club on Saturday 27th June 2015. The new pitch will be solely for use by the Under 11 year-old nursery groups.
Young players celebrate the opening of their new pitch.
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Monday, 29/06/15 - 11:45am Read More

WOW

We’re running mini marathon in mum’s memory

Echo News  21/06/15  The Grace sisters from Cobh Denise, Mairead ,Sinead, Deedee and Mary who will be taking part in the Echo Mini Marathon.   Picture:Des Barry
A mum-of-13 and gran of more than 40, Deirdre Grace was adored by her family. CHRIS DUNNE finds out how she will be honoured in this year’s mini marathon. THE mother of 13 children, Deirdre Grace was a much-loved figure...

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The essential guide for mature students

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A year ago, Cork woman JENNY REGAN (pictured) decided to make the leap back into education 15 years after leaving...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 1:20pm Read More

Great styles in Cork boutique

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Style Editor EMMA CONNOLLY looks at some stunning new fashions available in Cork city   A WELCOME addition to the...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 1:52pm Read More

My life as a transgender woman in Cork

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Transgender story; Trish O'Connell.
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“You don’t decide to be a woman, you’ve always been one.” So says Cork woman Trish O’Connell, who was formerly...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More

We must end ‘Groundhog Day’ culture in maternity services

In an impassioned article, Doireann O’Mahony says it’s time to introduce a new culture of care to Ireland’s maternity hospitals SO...

Monday, 15/06/15 - 12:40pm Read More

Video

Video: Coder Dojo in Bishopstown

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Coder Dojo event at Scoil Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown. Video Kavid Keane Holly Fitzgerald, Meghan O’Flynn, Amy O’Shea, Abbie Ahern and Rachel Healy, proudly displaying their Coder Dojo USB bands, at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths curiosity hub, organised by...

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Video: Mercy kids become gardaí for the day

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Children of St Anne’s Ward from the Mercy University Hospital who visited Anglesea Street Garda Station where they were sworn...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 8:39am Read More

Video: Lace up your runners for Echo mini marathon

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IT’S time to lace up the runners and pull out the sweatbands as entries for the 34th Evening Echo Women’s...

Wednesday, 24/06/15 - 11:27am Read More

National Sport

Helpline launched by IRUPA to assist players

A 24-hour helpline to support past and present rugby players will be launched by the Irish Rugby Union Players Association to assist player’s welfare and health.The launch of the new confidential service was organised following a number of recent studies...

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Jamie Carragher turns the tables on Gary Neville in jersey forfeit

If you are a football fan on Twitter, you are probably aware of the between Sky Sports colleagues Jamie Carragher...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 12:29pm Read More

Geraghty targets weekend return

Barry Geraghty remains hopeful of making his debut as retained jockey to leading owner JP McManus this weekend – despite...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:57am Read More

Mo Farah: Doping allegations are ‘killing me, killing my family’

Double Olympic champion Mo Farah has insisted he is “100 per cent clean” but admitted he would sever all ties...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:54am Read More

Deulofeu craved Everton return

New Everton signing Gerard Deulofeu admits he turned down offers from other clubs to return to Goodison Park.The 21-year-old graduate...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 11:49am Read More