• Corkman Konrad Im to represent Ireland in the 10th annual Mr Gay Europe
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  • In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
  • Fire crews tackling the blaze at Vernon Mount in Frankfield last night. Pic by Kieran Minihane photography
Corkman Konrad Im to represent Ireland in the 10th annual Mr Gay EuropeNiall Kilcullenmatch_200x240 buttonIn this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Fire crews tackling the blaze at Vernon Mount in Frankfield last night. Pic by Kieran Minihane photography

Cork News

Youghal RNLI was requested to launch twice in one day at the weekend

The Youghal RNLI lifeboat crew was called out to at 12.40pm on Sunday following a report that a small inflatable boat was in trouble. The volunteers launched their Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat after two people on board the inflatable appeared...

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Fire breaks out in Cork city restaurant

A fire at a Cork city restaurant was being attended by Cork City Fire Brigade tonight. The incident happened at...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 11:36pm Read More

Cork has the highest number of road deaths; 543 arrests for drink driving in July

There has been an 8% increase in the number of road deaths so far this year, with 93 people having...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 7:19pm Read More

Potential US Vice-President Tim Kaine is ‘honorary’ Cork man who ‘adopted’ Courtmacsherry as his own

In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
THE most likely candidate to become Vice-President of the United States has extensive Cork connections and is often spotted holidaying...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 11:07am Read More

Vernon Mount fire treated as suspicious

GARDAÍ are treating the burning of Vernon Mount as suspicious and made an appeal for witnesses as it was revealed...

Tuesday, 26/07/16 - 10:58am Read More

Cork Sport

Cork City have one prominent injury doubt for Genk tie

The one lingering injury doubt for John Caulfield ahead of Cork City’s Europa League third round qualifier with Racing Club Genk here tomorrow night is midfielder Greg Bolger (ankle) and he faces another late fitness check before kick-off at Genk’s...

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Midleton and Sarsfields stand-out tie in Round 4 of Cork county SHC

A repeat of the 2013 final between Midleton and Sarsfields is the stand-out tie in Round 4 of the Cork...

Monday, 25/07/16 - 10:32pm Read More

The Cork footballers must up the gears to take out Donegal

Paul Kerrigan leads out his team 12/6/2016
Barry O’Donovan  Football THERE are things we know about the Cork footballers and things we can only speculate on. If...

Sunday, 24/07/16 - 10:56pm Read More

Fans were treated to a couple of cracking goals at Leicester’s match against Celtic

Celtic 1 Leicester 1 (Leicester won 6-5 on penalties) Leicester emerged triumphant after a 6-5 penalty shoot-out win over Celtic...

Sunday, 24/07/16 - 9:57am Read More

Cork GAA in crisis: 10 simple steps to refresh the Rebels

As part of a 16-page special on the issues undermining Cork GAA in both codes that appeared in the Evening Echo...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 12:30pm Read More

Gaeilge

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

John Cummins
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

Third traffic accident brings the number of deaths on Ireland’s roads to four in 12 hours

Four people have died on Ireland’s roads since last night. The latest fatality happened at around 4.45am in Co. Donegal when a car collided head-on with a van on the N13 at Trimragh, Letterkenny. It comes after two men died...

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Plan to replace lead pipes could cost households up to €5k

Householders may have to spend up to €5000 replacing lead pipes. Irish Water will pay to replace the pipes outside...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 9:34am Read More

Plan to replace lead pipes by Irish Water to cost nearly €400m

Irish Water plans to spend almost €400m on replacing lead pipes. According to the Irish Examiner, the pipes will be...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 8:06am Read More

Two men dead, six injured, in two separate car crashes

Two men have died in separate road accidents in Co. Meath and Co. Kildare last night. A 42-year-old man died...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 7:49am Read More

Body calls for watchdog for fund charged with buying health services from the private sector

The Patient Safety Authority should be brought in to act as a watchdog over the National Treatment Purchase Fund. That...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 7:30am Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Living life to the full at L’Arche

Niall Kilcullen
It’s 38 years since L’Arche opened its doors in Cork, CHRIS DUNNE talks to one Cobh family whose son is thriving as a resident in one of their communities. WHEN a young Canadian man who lived in France invited two...

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Mary’s created ‘purrfect’ art

Mary O'Shea with her Comic Cats Exhibition
Cats getting wed, visiting the dentist and shopping in the English Market are just some of the comic paintings that...

Monday, 25/07/16 - 4:10pm Read More

Peadar rises from the ashes like a Phoenix

Peadar Lamb with his most recent commission.
When his studio burned to the ground, Peadar Lamb lost 30 years’ work and equipment. More than 12 months on,...

Monday, 25/07/16 - 7:59am Read More

WOW

How to turn heads at the races

Aoife O’Sullivan in a headpiece by Tina Hemlock of Elizabeth Christina Designs,.
Picture: Michael O'Sullivan
WILL it be three in a row for Cork at the Galway Races this year? asks Martha Brennan. The past two winners of Ladies Day have been from the Rebel city. And with a prize worth €10,000 on the line...

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Education is key says Cork Rose Denise

Cork Rose Denise Collins with last year's Cork Rose Aoife Murphy
Ahead of next month’s Rose of Tralee, JENNY REGAN talks to the new Cork Rose Denise Collins about the upcoming...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 1:55pm Read More

Human trafficking project takes shape

Laura Pauwels, Claire Cumiskey and Kate O'Connell making orgami crane birds for the Blue Hope Project at the Sexual Violence Centre, Camden Quay, Cork.
Picture: Denis Scannell
More than 1,000 origami cranes are being made in Cork as part of an arts project to raise awareness of...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 7:47am Read More

‘I want customers to look at their jewellery and to love it every single day…’

Tuula Harrington pictured at Designworks Studio, Cork celebrating the award-winning design-led jewellery store’s five years in business on Cornmarket Street.
AT just 15 years old, Tuula Harrington was introduced to the craft of goldsmithing almost by accident, writes Jenny Regan....

Tuesday, 19/07/16 - 3:13pm Read More

People need great things to do in Cork

Quarter Park Party
Ahead of the upcoming Quarter Park Party in Fitzgerald’s Park, ELLIE O’BYRNE talks to Aisling O’Riordan about the fun-filled day...

Monday, 18/07/16 - 2:55pm Read More

Video

Pokémon Go is game changer

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Emma and Jessie Sheehan, Ballincollig and Mitchelstown, attending the launch of the Pokemon Go release party at Fitzgerald's Park, Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
WHILE most video games mean sitting alone at home in front of a TV screen, the latest craze sweeping the nation, Pokémon Go, allows for more social interaction. That was clear yesterday evening when hundreds of fans of the game...

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Video: Boxing Board blasts Government on centre

Mick O'Brien, president, Cork County Boxing Board, and Pat Ryan, president, Irish Athletic Boxing Association, visiting Bishop Lucey Park to see the Olympic plaque honouring Cork's boxing olympians since 1924.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
THE Government has been blasted by the President of Cork County Boxing Board for failing to provide the support it...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:13pm Read More

Videos & Pictures: summer SING! 2016

19th July 2016........  Youngsters on stage  at the ARTlifeCULTURE summer sing 2016 in partnership with Music Generation Cork City at the City Hall
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
KIDS from Ireland and around the world have been taking part in something big this week — summer SING! Summer...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 10:44am Read More

National Sport

Tipperary determined to claim elusive Munster U21 medal against Waterford

Ronan Maher determined to claim elusive Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 medal Tipperary’s Ronan Maher leads the Premier County into this evening’s (WEDS) Bord Gáis Energy Munster U21 hurling final against Waterford determined to claim an elusive provincial medal, writes...

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Sadio Mane has revealed interest from rival clubs

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane insists he is not concerned about the pressure of his £30m fee as he feels comfortable...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 8:36am Read More

Enda Bolger lead tributes to JT McNamara

Enda Bolger led the tributes to JT McNamara after the former leading amateur rider died aged 41. McNamara was paralysed...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 7:40am Read More

Pep Guardiola is getting tough with Man City’s overweight players

Manchester City defender Gael Clichy says new manager Pep Guardiola has banned junk food and warned overweight players they will...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 7:14am Read More

Craig Gordon backs Cork’s Eoghan O’Connell to shine

Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon believes defender Eoghan O’Connell is ready for his first taste of European football in Astana tonight....

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 6:50am Read More