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Cork News

Hundreds sign petition to re-open city’s iconic Pav

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MUSIC fans were still in shock today at the sudden closure of the iconic Pav bar and music venue on Carey’s Lane. The venue was opened in June 2008 by well known DJ Steven Grainger (Stevie G), Joe Kelly and...

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Calls for council action on Victorian-era drainage system

“WE are sitting targets for flooding — the havoc being caused by a Victorian-age drainage system is a constant worry.”...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Douglas pay-parking to go on as rules see motion delayed

PAID parking is set to continue in Douglas for the foreseeable future after councillors were forced to delay a motion...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Refugees: 700 in five Cork units

NEARLY 700 asylum seekers are living in five accommodation centres in Cork – waiting to find out if they can...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 12:28pm Read More

Incredulous judge asks ‘Is there a fella at the back of the court rolling a cigarette?’

  A DISTRICT Court Judge could not believe his eyes when he saw a defendant in a case rolling a...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 10:53am Read More


Seaweed diet could stave off illness

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In this series, A Closer Look At Science, every Tuesday we will highlight the work of the finalists in the recent UCC Science For All competition, which aims to explain often complex work in a manner that can be easily...

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Cork to welcome world’s best street performers for weekend of fun

Aerial Manx, one of 12 of the world's best street performers who will take part in the Laya Healthcare's City Spectacular. Picture: Photocall Ireland
  IT’S a weekend to get out and about, with plenty of festivals and celebrations taking place across the city...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 12:38pm Read More

Therapeutic riding is child’s play

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Using horses as a form of therapy is proving popular in West Cork, as CAMMY HARLEY discovers THERAPEUTIC riding and...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 12:37pm Read More

National News

Leo: Universal Health Insurance something I’ll have to consider

The new Minister for Health has cast doubt over plans for Universal Health Insurance.Leo Varadkar said he will need to research the idea before he can say for sure whether he still supports it.Plans to introduce compulsory health insurance were...

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40 jobs announced in Cork

40 new jobs have been announced for Cork.Itron is an American-headquartered technology and services company, which specialists in measuring and...

Wednesday, 23/07/14 - 6:18am Read More

Teenagers caught in fog rescued on Sandymount beach

Three teenagers have been rescued after they became disorientated in heavy sea fog, while walking on Sandymount Beach in Dublin....

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 9:19pm Read More

Psychiatric Nurses Association in favour of industrial action

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses Association working at University College Hospital in Galway have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 8:05pm Read More

Man airlifted to hospital after fall in Glendalough, Wicklow

A 55 year old man has been airlifted to hospital - after he fell while walking in Glendalough in Co....

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 8:03pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Cobh cyclist turns on the style in Ennis

Dylan O'Brien
DYLAN O’BRIEN, a 17-year-old Cobhman, has taken the biggest result of his career and put behind him a miserable month when he won yesterday’s final stage of the International Junior Tour of Ireland in Ennis, Co Clare.  The Munster Sensa...

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Cork soccer stars ready to make history

Ciara O'Connell
‘WE are here to win it, not just for the experience.’ That’s the message from Wilton United centre-half Ciara O’Connell...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 11:50am Read More

Na Piarsaigh threatened by relegation

Dylan O'Brien
THE threat of relegation looms for Na Piarsaigh after their defeat to Youghal in the senior hurling championship this weekend. ...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 11:49am Read More

Seán Óg inspired this generation of Duhallow hurlers

Aidan Walsh
Four Duhallow hurlers backboned Cork’s Munster win, with a fifth coming off the bench. How did the division move from...

Monday, 21/07/14 - 11:43am Read More

City pass tough Student test

LIAM KEARNEY put his finger on the pulse when he admitted that last night’s hard fought 2-1 win over 10-...

Saturday, 19/07/14 - 9:14am Read More


How to get that haute couture make-up look

WITH smokey eyes at Zuhair Murad, winged liner at Armani Prive and blood red lips at Jean Paul Gaultier, the make-up was certainly diverse at the Paris Fashion Week Fall 2014 Couture shows. For me the make-up at Valentino’s show...

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Kate: My book is like a support group for expectant mums

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MAEVE O’KEEFFE chats with author Kate Carbery about new book Becoming Mum, How To Survive Childbirth And The Early Months...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 11:24am Read More

Can women and men ever be just friends?

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CAN women and men be just friends? This very question was posed by Billy Crystal in that famous 1989 movie...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 3:17pm Read More

Why we should practise safe sun…

CLARE O’CONNOR, Boots UK sun care expert, came to Cork recently. We caught up with her to ask her to...

Wednesday, 09/07/14 - 10:13am Read More

I brought the hammer down on 1.4m deals… I loved the buzz!

Adrianna Hegarty
When her friend and neighbour passed away, Adrianna Hegarty was left a special request in his will — to sell...

Thursday, 03/07/14 - 11:03am Read More

National Sport

Wexford county board chairman accepts “reality” that Limerick game will be played in Thurles

The All-Ireland senior hurling quarter-final between Limerick and Wexford looks set to take place at Semple Stadium, Thurles despite efforts to have the fixture moved to a bigger venue.Wexford county board had requested that the game be moved to Croke...

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Everton players scaling new heights in pre-season according to Coleman

Republic of Ireland and Everton full back Seamus Coleman enjoyed some rather different pre-season training this week. Coleman, the Toffees...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 5:07pm Read More

Dunga confirmed as new Brazil coach

Dunga has been named successor to Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil coach.The 1994 World Cup-winning captain on Tuesday afternoon conducted...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:37pm Read More

Football’s most expensive transfers

Number 2 and Number 5 on the list.Colombian World Cup star James Rodriguez joined Spanish giants Real Madrid from Monaco...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 4:02pm Read More

McIlroy: Claret jug needs a clean after nightclub party

Open champion Rory McIlroy was unable to show off his prized Claret Jug to the North's political leaders today, admitting...

Tuesday, 22/07/14 - 2:10pm Read More