• Chris Cullen of EPIC Productions with short film director Sarah Horgan
  • Residents protesting in Churchfield. Picture: Des Barry.
  • Mairead Twomey busy at work at  Origin Hair Design, Drawbridge Street. 
Picture: David Keane
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  • Orla Barry, from Ladysbridge, with her silver medal after finishing second in the women's discus throw - T57 final,  with a throw of 28.13 at the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships at Swansea University, Wales. Picture: Sportsfile
Chris Cullen of EPIC Productions with short film director Sarah HorganResidents protesting in Churchfield. Picture: Des Barry.Mairead Twomey busy at work at  Origin Hair Design, Drawbridge Street. 
Picture: David KeaneTo be captioned by Picture DeskOrla Barry, from Ladysbridge, with her silver medal after finishing second in the women's discus throw - T57 final,  with a throw of 28.13 at the 2014 IPC Athletics European Championships at Swansea University, Wales. Picture: Sportsfile

Cork News

Jonathan’s tribute to his dad

Jonathan O'Brien and his father Martin.
A CORK TD paid tribute to his late father with an ice bucket challenge, following his death from motor neurone disease two years ago. Sinn Féin Deputy Jonathan O’Brien was one of millions of people around the world to participate...

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Purchase completed of former TSB premises

Cork City Council has completed the €2m purchase of the former permanent TSB premises on the corner of Lapp’s Quay and...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 11:35am Read More

Elizabeth Fort to be turned into top tourist attraction

A major €4 million plan to turn Elizabeth Fort into a top tourist attraction, bringing in more than 100,000 visitors each...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:56am Read More

Cork Airport to discuss new routes with airlines

CORK Airport executives are holding a series of meetings with airlines in the coming weeks to discuss potential new routes...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 10:55am Read More

UCC student found safe and well in Krakow

FOUND: Aidan Lynch.
  A UCC student who was the subject of a massive search in Krakow after being reported missing has been...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 8:18am Read More

Life

All aboard for Hollywood

Chris Cullen of EPIC Productions with short film director Sarah Horgan
Up-and-coming film-maker SARAH HORGAN explains how she made her dreams of directing a thriller come true Interrogating unsuspecting passengers on Cork city buses was not the way I envisioned my future as a little girl who dreamed of becoming a...

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Mairead showing how to embrace life to the full…

Mairead Twomey busy at work at  Origin Hair Design, Drawbridge Street. 
Picture: David Keane
MAIREAD TWOMEY  brews a great cup of coffee. And when you visit the Cork city hairdressers where she works, you...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 9:14pm Read More

Just get me to the fort on time!

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A Cork couple enjoyed a wedding day with a difference when they tied the knot at a famous Kinsale landmark....

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 4:08pm Read More

National News

Woman held after entering school with knife

A woman has been released without charge after entering a school in Co. Mayo carrying a knife.Gardaí said the incident happened at around 9.30am this morning at a secondary school in Ballina.The woman is alleged to have threatened a member...

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Coveney: We cannot have Irish soldiers dragged into civil war in Syria

Irish peacekeeping troops based in the Golan Heights, have been deployed to an area on the Syrian-Israeli border, where 43...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 5:41pm Read More

Confusion over available funds means millions not spent on storm repairs

Confusion over funding levels has contributed to tens of millions of euro set aside for storm damage repairs remaining unspent.The...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 5:33pm Read More

Iceland sends for two Irish scientists to analyse volcano

Two Irish scientists have been dispatched to Iceland to analyse the Bardarbunga volcano after an eruption sparked a red alert...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:32pm Read More

LRC invites union and management for Irish Rail talks

The Labour Relations Commission has invited all sides in the Irish Rail dispute to exploratory talks.What is being described as...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:11pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Forwards need to up ante for Cork to win

Cork's Pamela Mackey in action against Wexford last week. Picture: Sportsfile
TOMORROW Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior camogie championship semi-final replay: Cork v Wexford, Walsh Park, Waterford, 2.30pm CORK’S All-Ireland semi-final replay with Wexford this Saturday could be a different type of game from the one which saw the sides finish at...

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Hearing set after brawl

  GLEN ROVERS and Bishopstown will appear before the Cork County Board tomorrow night in the wake of the incidents...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 9:55am Read More

Hurley recovery is Haven sent

YOUNG Castlehaven star Michael Hurley has made what’s being described as a near miraculous recovery from a leg injury sustained while...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 9:30am Read More

HC race wide open after big weekend ties

Things are beginning to look up again in the great hurling home in Togher.  Here Ian Maguire and Damien Cahalane of  St. Finbarr's close down Eoghan Murphy of  Erin's Own.. Picture: Jim Coughlan
THERE was only one talking point after the fourth round activity in the Cork County SHC and that was the...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 3:09pm Read More

City are focused on title run-in

Cork City’s Danny Morrissey gains possession from Derek Pender of Bohemians during their FAI Ford Cup Third Round replay at Dalymount Park, Dublin, last night. Picture:SPORTSFILE
CORK City might be out of the FAI Cup, but manager John Caulfield still believes his charges can push league leaders...

Tuesday, 26/08/14 - 9:36am Read More

WOW

“A wise bride will make it her goal never to allow her husband to see her unclothed body…”

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COLETTE SHERIDAN chats to Mary Curtin, director of The Many Faces of Eve, a new play which was inspired by an article written by a rector’s wife back in the late 1800s called Instruction And Advice For The Young Bride....

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Forget calorie counting, focus on wholesome food

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Health and fitness expert DAN SWEENEY says: Read product ingredients and put the focus on benefits of food rather than calorie...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 8:21am Read More

Juice those toxins out of your system

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Una Farrell reveals how she got on following a three-day Juice Detox EVER felt sluggish, lacking energy and tired? Feel...

Friday, 22/08/14 - 8:49am Read More

Four hours sleep? Dream on!

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Forget eight hours a night — according to scientists, some of us need only half that amount. So what other...

Wednesday, 20/08/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Change your make-up when you change your hair colour

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LAST week we looked at changing hair colour from dark to light and this week we’re going from brunettte to...

Friday, 15/08/14 - 12:21pm Read More

National Sport

Chelsea and Milan agree two-year Torres loan deal

Chelsea and AC Milan have agreed terms for the two-year loan deal of striker Fernando Torres to the Italian club, the Blues have announced. The move is subject to the player agreeing personal terms and passing a medical.More to follow.

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Premier League team news

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 3 in the Premier League - more to follow...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 5:27pm Read More

Van Gaal unveils trophy plan

Louis van Gaal has vowed to win the Premier League next season, and then lift the Champions League as part...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:51pm Read More

Former Ireland U17 scores a fantastic free kick for Arsenal

Daniel Crowley gave the West Brom keeper absolutely no chance with this strike during their U21 league game yesterday.The youngster...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:42pm Read More

Rodgers: Team the star, not Mario

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has stressed the club have not and will not become "the Mario Balotelli show".Balotelli is in...

Friday, 29/08/14 - 4:02pm Read More