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Cork News

Met Eireann issue weather warning for west of the country

Unsettled and changeable weather lies ahead for the west of the country.Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather alert because of wind for all of Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.West to southwest winds are expected to gust 90...

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I count myself lucky I’m alive

darcie day
I COUNT myself lucky every day and thank the Lord  I’m alive. These are the words of American woman Darci...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 12:30pm Read More

Double life of family man and plane enthusiast

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DRIVEN, normal and completely regular — that’s how shocked friends last night described Graham Dwyer. It can now be revealed...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 11:38am Read More

Student has bank account frozen after Cork public duped on websites

A STUDENT has had his bank account frozen after being suspected of duping people in Cork and across the country....

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 11:37am Read More

Bandon reaction to Dwyer guilty verdict

YOU never really know what’s going on in someone’s head. That was the reaction from a local man in Graham...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 11:37am Read More


You’re a long way from de Lough, boy

CORKMEN IN OZ: From left, Peter Crowley, of Togher, Michael Cahalane, of Glanmire, and Barry Murphy, of Douglas, at the Barangaroo project, which is close to Sydney harbour
While Cork tries to put the wheels in motion for a recovery in its collapsed construction sector, the building business is booming in the land down under. AHMER KHOKHAR talks to Corkmen who are playing pivotal roles in the development...

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I want to play soccer with my twin brother

FOUR-YEAR-OLD Cork boy Alex Foley has one simple wish — to play soccer with his twin brother Jacob. But first,...

Thursday, 12/03/15 - 12:32pm Read More

5 crucial steps to a great kitchen

Kieran McCarthy is a building consultant who founded KMC Elevation in 2003, a bespoke design and build company based on...

Monday, 09/03/15 - 2:46pm Read More


Feldman to present his award-winning documentary at UCC

Director  of The Lab, Yotam Feldman
THE maker of an award-winning documentary will travel to Cork next week to present it an Irish screening in UCC. Documentary maker  and respected journalist Yotam Feldman will be the special guest presenter of The Lab on March 31 in UCC....

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Vann Music leave it all to fate

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Vann Music released their second EP ‘Running’ last month and ahead of their gig in Cyprus Avenue, their singer and...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 6:53pm Read More

Cut! A bad hair day for this flop

Shailene Woodley as Triss
  Insurgent, released nationwide, March 19, Cert: 12A, ** by Gareth Naughton I AM sure a lot of work has...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 3:23pm Read More

National News

Coast Guard airlift tourist to hospital after fall at Cliffs of Moher

A French tourist has been airlifted to hospital after she suffered a fall on a cliff walk in Co Clare this afternoon.The alarm was raised shortly before 2pm when the woman fell while walking with her family a short distance...

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Egypt postpones Dublin teenager’s trial for fifth time

The trial of Ibrahim Halawa in Egypt has been postponed for a fifth time.The 19-year-old was due to be sentenced...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 4:49pm Read More

Unite: Govt needs to raise minimum wage immediately

The Unite trade union is calling for the minimum wage to be increased by €1.The group is calling for a...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 4:22pm Read More

Three teenagers remain in hospital after bus overturns in Donegal

Three teenagers remain in hospital after a bus overturned in Co. Donegal yesterday afternoon.The incident happened at around 2.50pm when...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:26pm Read More

Man arrested after stabbing in the North

In the North, a man in his 20s has been arrested following a stabbing at a hotel in the Glengormley...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 1:11pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Cian Mac was often substituted too early in games

Cian Mac
WHEN the club hurling All-Stars were dished out by Reardens last winter, Cian McCarthy was an automatic. As his citation read: “Ever since Sars upset the odds in capturing the 2008 county, Cian Mac has been a go-to guy in...

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Is Shefflin the best hurler ever?  

John Horgan  Hurling  THE greatest hurler, the greatest soccer player, the greatest rugby player and so on, that is a...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 5:32pm Read More

O’Reilly returns to Cork set-up after hip op

Deirdre O'Reilly in action for Cork. Picture: Sportsfile
CORK have been boosted by the return of nine-time All-Ireland-winning defender Deirdre O’Reilly. The St Mary’s star was back in...

Saturday, 28/03/15 - 11:19am Read More

O’Shea returns to football squad

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ST VINCENT’S keeper Paddy O’Shea has been recalled to the Cork football panel ahead of Sunday’s NFL clash with Mayo...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 9:22am Read More

Cork often held Shefflin but Rebels can’t deny his greatness

IT’S what neat timing after he announced his inter-county retirement on Wednesday, Henry Shefflin is visiting Cork this weekend. The...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 9:21am Read More


Put a stop to spots

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Not just a teenage thing – acne now affects nearly half of all adult women in Ireland and the UK. Katie Wright consults the experts Acne vulgaris, to use its icky full title, now affects 44% of women in Ireland...

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Do you give in to pit pressure?

One of the participants in Hannah’s project is Siobhan Ramos, the social media manager for Cork Feminista.
WOMEN face enormous pressures to conform to certain beauty norms in today’s society. It was with this in mind that...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 8:53am Read More

The apprentice cover girl

Cork's Sandra Murphy as a vintage Vogue cover girl
SARAH HORGAN and her style team recreate a vintage Vogue cover with one of Cork’s most stylish businesswomen, Sandra Murphy...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 12:23pm Read More

Get made up for spring

Model Coco Rocha on the catalk for the Zac Posen Spring 2015 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York.
Catwalk outfits may be out of reach, but copying models’ hair and make-up is much easier. Katie Wright reveals the...

Thursday, 19/03/15 - 11:54am Read More

The healthy way to go clubbing… clubbercise!

Top London Clubbercise Pro-Trainer, (right) Shelly Palmer  launced the classes on Sunday 8th March.
Clubbercise, a fitness class which mixes a work out with a night out, made its Irish debut in Cork last...

Friday, 13/03/15 - 5:02pm Read More

National Sport

Monaghan defeat Kerry for first time in 27 years

Monaghan 1-11 Kerry 0-10MONAGHAN defeated Kerry for the first time - in either league or championship - in 27 years in Division One of the Allianz Football League at Austin Stack Park, Tralee this afternoon.Clones, 1988, in a National Football...

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Deise ease past Galway to book semi-final spot

By Tomás McCarthyWaterford 0-20 Galway 0-12Waterford booked their place in the league semi-finals as they weathered a Galway revival in...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 6:58pm Read More

Fightback ensures Cork go into the semis

By Eoghan Cormican, Páirc Uí RinnCork 0-18 Wexford 0-14More questions than answers did this Cork performance pose, nonetheless, Jimmy Barry-Murphy's...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 6:24pm Read More

First half onslaught sees 13-man Tipp through to semi-final

Tipperary 1-16 Offaly 0-13Tipperary only scored two second-half points, but advanced to their fourth Allianz Hurling League Division 1 semi-final...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 5:57pm Read More

Dream Lincoln result for Stack

Onenightidreamed eventually wore down the boldly-ridden Aussie Valentine to scoop the big pot in the Tote Irish Lincolnshire at the...

Sunday, 29/03/15 - 5:53pm Read More