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  • EEXX news 02/12/2016. Video with this. 
John Kavanagh, trainer of Conor McGregor, attended Scoil Cholmcille, Blarney Street CBS with the UFC Lightweight Championship Belt and took part in a question and answer session with the pupils. 
Pic shows John Kavanagh with senior infant pupils holding the belt.
'Win or Learn' is the book written by John Kavanagh telling his own remarkable life story.
Pic; Larry Cummins
  • EEXX news 01/12/2016.
Cold weather- large section of The Lough is frozen. Gulls stand on the frozen surface at the city bird sanctuary on Thursday.
Pic; Larry Cummins.
  • XX news request 24/11/2016. Tramlines
The old tramway lines that were exposed during renovation/development works at Blackrock Village have now been incorporated into the newly laid cobble-stone road surface.
Pic; Larry Cummins
  • EE LIVE NEWS   17/05/2016  (with kevin o'neill story re laneway) ... 
Cllr. Ken O'Flynn at the Oliver Plunkett St. entrance to Elbow Lane, Cork.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
gardaHiVisJackets_largeEEXX news 02/12/2016. Video with this. 
John Kavanagh, trainer of Conor McGregor, attended Scoil Cholmcille, Blarney Street CBS with the UFC Lightweight Championship Belt and took part in a question and answer session with the pupils. 
Pic shows John Kavanagh with senior infant pupils holding the belt.
'Win or Learn' is the book written by John Kavanagh telling his own remarkable life story.
Pic; Larry CumminsEEXX news 01/12/2016.
Cold weather- large section of The Lough is frozen. Gulls stand on the frozen surface at the city bird sanctuary on Thursday.
Pic; Larry Cummins.XX news request 24/11/2016. Tramlines
The old tramway lines that were exposed during renovation/development works at Blackrock Village have now been incorporated into the newly laid cobble-stone road surface.
Pic; Larry CumminsEE LIVE NEWS   17/05/2016  (with kevin o'neill story re laneway) ... 
Cllr. Ken O'Flynn at the Oliver Plunkett St. entrance to Elbow Lane, Cork.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.

Cork News

Boston here we come: US decision opens transatlantic flights from Cork

TICKETS for direct transatlantic flights from Cork to Boston are set to go on sale shortly after US authorities finally granted a permit to Norwegian Air International. The carrier had applied for a licence three years ago but the process...

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Young woman killed in crash on the outskirts of Cork city

03/12/2016 - Fatal Collision N20 (Nr Blarney): The crash scene on the N20 near the Blarney turn off, where a young female lost her life last night.
Picture: John Delea.
A WOMAN in her 20s was killed in a road crash on the outskirts of Cork city last night. The...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 3:32pm Read More

VIDEO: BLARNEY STREET KIDS GET TO SEE NOTORIOUS’ BELT

EEXX news 02/12/2016. Video with this. 
John Kavanagh, trainer of Conor McGregor, attended Scoil Cholmcille, Blarney Street CBS with the UFC Lightweight Championship Belt and took part in a question and answer session with the pupils. 
Pic shows John Kavanagh with 6th class pupils Luke Sheehan, Mark Kennefick, David Bongcayao and David O'Brien as the pupils welcome him to the school.
'Win or Learn' is the book written by John Kavanagh telling his own remarkable life story.
Pic; Larry Cummins
SCHOOL kids in Cork got to handle Conor McGregor’s most prized possession on Friday. McGregor’s renowned coach John Kavanagh brought...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 12:25pm Read More

First phase of Blackrock revamp nearly complete

XX news request 24/11/2016. Tramlines
The old tramway lines that were exposed during renovation/development works at Blackrock Village have now been incorporated into the newly laid cobble-stone road surface.
Pic; Larry Cummins
PHASE one of the Blackrock village redevelopment will end early next year. The revamp of the village continues, with contractors...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 12:15pm Read More

O’Flynn to seek nomination to run in Cork North Central in next general election

EE LIVE NEWS   17/05/2016  (with kevin o'neill story re laneway) ... 
Cllr. Ken O'Flynn at the Oliver Plunkett St. entrance to Elbow Lane, Cork.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
FIANNA Fáil city councillor Kenneth O’Flynn has said he will officially seek the party’s nomination to run in Cork North...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 12:12pm Read More

Cork Sport

Damien Delaney comes in for special mention as Alan Pardew reveals how Palace upped their game

Alan Pardew has revealed Crystal Palace’s vastly-improved performance in their 3-0 defeat of Southampton owed much to a punishing training session on Thursday. The manager’s team ended a run of six successive defeats that had put intense pressure on his...

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All-Ireland chasing Kinsale’s season can already be judged a success

Captains Eadaoinn McGuinness, Maur's GAA Club, with Aisling Judge of Kinsale, ahead of their Ladies Football All Ireland Junior Club Championship final. PIcture: Matt Browne/Sportsfile
Mary White Ladies Football SATURDAY Junior All-Ireland Club Final: Kinsale v St Maur’s (Dublin), Netwatch Cullen Park, 1pm  THE promotional...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 10:04am Read More

Nemo capture a 19th league title to match their championship haul

nemo-main
NEMO Rangers ended their season on a high last night in Dunmanway, proving once again why they’ll be a force...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 8:03am Read More

VIDEO: Cork City legend picks up monthly award

Alan Bennett of Cork City who was presented with the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for November 2016 at Cork City Training Ground in Bishopstown. Picture: Seb Daly/Sportsfile
CORK City defender Alan Bennett has been named the SSE Airtricity/Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland Player of the Month for...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 9:16pm Read More

Balance of power in Leeside hurling is shifting back to the city

Michael O'Halloran of Blackrock wins possession ahead of Shane Murphy of Erin's Own. Picture: David Keane.
The John Horgan hurling column EIGHT to two, that has been the return in favour of East Cork teams against...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 9:07pm Read More

Gaeilge

Seoladh tionscnamh um chosc ar choireacht

Downtown

Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Anja Lechner and
François Couturier
open Triskel’s ECM
Weekend.
Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about what’s involved in celebrating the prestigious label. IT IS said that the motto of the Munich-based label ECM Records is...

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Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley
Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:39pm Read More

Eclectic line-up gets city in the swing

Jazz Horse
With gigs and events happening throughout the Jazz Weekend, Mike McGrath-Bryan takes a look at the highlights THE Cork Jazz...

Friday, 28/10/16 - 4:02pm Read More

National News

Jackpot alert! Someone’s won more than €11m in the Lotto

There was one winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €11,345,002. Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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ASTI recommends rejection of pay proposal as it decides to ballot members

The ASTI is to ballot its members on a set of pay proposals from the Department of Education. The union’s...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 6:35pm Read More

Dublin Gardaí bring in more national Garda Units to investigate suspected gangland assassination

Update 9.40pm: More national Garda units have been brought in to investigate the latest gangland shooting in Dublin. Superintendent Liam...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 9:38pm Read More

James Reilly: Ability to ‘play God’ and overrule recommendations ‘dangerous’

Former Health Minister James Reilly says the ability of the current Minister to overrule a recommendation to not pay for...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 1:33pm Read More

140 migrants rescued from Mediterranean by Irish Navy

The Irish Navy has rescued over 140 migrants in the Mediterranean. The LÉ Samuel Beckett located them earlier this morning...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 12:16pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

It took me ten years to feel like me again

Debbie Godsell's latest work.
Art has proved a healing tool for Debbie Godsell, after the death of her brother. ELLIE O’BYRNE finds out about her latest exhibition IT’S a feeling familiar to many who love to take long rambles in nature: you turn a...

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Snow Queen is reigning on stage at Firkin Crane as fairytales come true

A dancer with Cork School of Dance or Name of dancers from Cork School of Dance (Pick which everone suits the image better) getting ready for the Snow Queen which is directed and choreographed by Sinead Murphy and will take place in Firkin Crane from December 2nd to the 4th. Over 200 dancers from the Cork School of Dance will perform the much loved fairytale which sees good overcome evil. See www.firkincrane.ie
Picture Clare Keogh
More than 200 dancers, aged three to 22, take to the stage of the Firkin Crane this weekend for The...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 1:59pm Read More

Glamping, gin and the oldest cow in Ireland…

Ballyvolane House, pictured by James Fennell. Styling and text, Josephine Ryan From Hidden Ireland: Discover Ireland’s Most Beautiful Houses, published by Blackstaff Press, €29.99, available from all good bookshops and online retailers.
A Georgian mansion that has diversified into glamping and gin distilling features in a new book, CHRIS DUNNE finds out...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 2:43pm Read More

WOW

Bringing a little festive ‘cheer’ to celebration

Stock shot of women enjoying a drink at a party.
From warming hot-chocolate to flirty festive cocktails and traditional sips, DI CURTIN has rounded up some wonderful Yuletide tipples AS Christmas approaches, it’s handy to have a few ideas for festive drinks up your sleeve. Most people will think of the...

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Festive finger food delights

Mini Spiced Lamb Kofte
with Aromatic Yogurt Dip
Want to stave off your guests’ grumbling tummies ahead of the Christmas Day feast, or tickle the taste buds of...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 2:30pm Read More

How to be the perfect hostess… this Christmas

Dr Geraldine Kidd of  Barnabrow House.
Inviting people to dinner this Christmas? Dr Geraldine Kidd, Director of Barnabrow House, Cloyne, gives tips on how to entertain...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 2:12pm Read More

Toast to a stress free Christmas

A family having Christmas dinner together. Picture: Stock.
Looking to avoid chaos and culinary disasters in the kitchen this December? KATE RYAN of Flavour.ie shares her top tips...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 2:50pm Read More

Avoid present pitfalls as you plan Christmas

Family with Christmas presents in front of Christmas tree sitting on the floor. Picture Stock.
As families prepare for the Yuletide season, experts give advice on how to buy the best presents for children, and...

Wednesday, 30/11/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: BLARNEY STREET KIDS GET TO SEE NOTORIOUS’ BELT

EEXX news 02/12/2016. Video with this. 
John Kavanagh, trainer of Conor McGregor, attended Scoil Cholmcille, Blarney Street CBS with the UFC Lightweight Championship Belt and took part in a question and answer session with the pupils. 
Pic shows John Kavanagh with 6th class pupils Luke Sheehan, Mark Kennefick, David Bongcayao and David O'Brien as the pupils welcome him to the school.
'Win or Learn' is the book written by John Kavanagh telling his own remarkable life story.
Pic; Larry Cummins
SCHOOL kids in Cork got to handle Conor McGregor’s most prized possession on Friday. McGregor’s renowned coach John Kavanagh brought the superstar’s UFC championship belt to schoolchildren at Blarney Street CBS. Kavanagh did a questions and answers session with the kids...

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WATCH: ‘All About Dem Cakes’ for Cork school’s Christmas single

Scoil Aiséirí Farranre are hoping for an extra Christmas present this year – a number one single. Their school choir has launched...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 11:00pm Read More

This spectacular video of Cork’s Christmas lights will put you in a festive mood

Cork city’s Christmas lights just get better and better every year and this season’s offering is no exception. We sent...

Wednesday, 30/11/16 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Bonus-point win sends Leinster joint top of Pro 12 with Munster

Leinster 28-15 Dragons Leinster completed a clean sweep of Guinness PRO12 wins for the Irish provinces this weekend with a 28-15 bonus-point victory over Newport. It took 41 minutes for Leo Cullen’s men to register the bonus point, but a...

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Ref calls off Metz v Lyon game after firecracker explodes next to doctors treating goalkeeper

The Ligue 1 game between Metz and Lyon at Stade Saint-Symphorien was abandoned after firecrackers exploded in the first half...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 10:00pm Read More

An injury-time kung-fu kick, Pardiola, a David Moyes resurrection and all the Premier League high drama you may have missed

It was another stonking day of Premier League action, with shenanagins at both ends of the table. It was more...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 8:47pm Read More

Preston boss slams ‘childish’ Irish striker Eoin Doyle and team-mate Jermaine Beckford after fight

Preston boss Simon Grayson slammed Jermaine Beckford and Eoin Doyle for their “absolute childish behaviour” after the North End team-mates...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 8:38pm Read More

Slaven Bilic was scathing of his players after their big loss to Arsenal

West Ham boss Slaven Bilic pulled no punches in his assessment of his team after their 5-1 defeat to Arsenal...

Saturday, 03/12/16 - 8:15pm Read More