• Robert Steele who died in a car accident.
  • Echo NewsDervla Burke of Crystal Swing who got engaged to Tim O'Connor.
  • Chloe Loane on her pony Spirit. Photo by Dark Heart Photography
  • Some of the thousands of runners who took part in Run in the Dark at the start of the race on Oliver Plunkett Street.
Picture: Eddie O’Hare
  • Abbey recovering after her operation at St Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri.
Robert Steele who died in a car accident.Echo NewsDervla Burke of Crystal Swing who got engaged to Tim O'Connor.Chloe Loane on her pony Spirit. Photo by Dark Heart PhotographySome of the thousands of runners who took part in Run in the Dark at the start of the race on Oliver Plunkett Street.
Picture: Eddie O’HareAbbey recovering after her operation at St Louis Children’s Hospital in Missouri.

Cork News

Plumber cleared of manslaughter by carbon dioxide at Cork hotel

A heating contractor's been cleared of the manslaughter of a woman at a Cork hotel. 35-year-old Miriam Reidy was found dead at the Trident Hotel in Kinsale three years ago, where she had been attending a hen party. She was...

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Music’s thriving in heart of Cork

David O'Regan manager of Opus II on Oliver Plunkett Street. 
Picture: David Keane
Since moving to Cork from Arklow, David O’Regan has been at the helm of Opus II on Oliver Plunkett Street....

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 3:11pm Read More

Sports boss Cummins in robbery horror

Kevin Cummins
THE victim of a stabbing on the Cross Douglas Road in broad daylight yesterday afternoon has been named as 68-year-old...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 10:26am Read More

Pensioner stabbed in Cork burglary

Gardaí are investigating an aggravated burglary in Cork this afternoon, during which a pensioner was assaulted and stabbed. The 68-year-old...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 9:41pm Read More

Met Éireann issue orange weather alert for fog tonight

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Met Éireann  have issued a status orange weather alert for fog from 8pm tonight until mid-day tomorrow. Mist will thicken into...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 4:06pm Read More


Dad who lost son in crash tells youths “life is too precious”

Robert Steele who died in a car accident.
THE father of a young man killed in an accident six weeks ago has urged young people to take care on the roads, telling them: “Life is too precious to end so soon and so drastically.” Ollie and Aileen Steele...

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Hoop dreams come true for Blount family

Basketball coach Gary Blount (2nd from back) with his sons and daughter  from  back, Jordan,  John, Scott, Garrett ,Colm  and Mollie at their home in The Glen
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
A CORK family will make history on the basketball court this evening. Gary Blount, who coaches the Fr Mathew’s U18...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 11:32am Read More

VIDEO: Joint National Search Exercise at Little Island

Joint National Search Exercise with the Garda Siochana, Civil Defence & other emergency services for simulated missing persons which took...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:50pm Read More


Coronas and Christy Moore set for Live at Marquee 2015

The Coronas
  AIKEN Promotions today announced the return of two favourites for the Live at the Marquee 2015 series — The Coronas and Christy Moore. The Coronas will return to play Live at the Marquee Cork next summer, on Friday, June...

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Every plot has a story to tell

1MD Reflection 300 dpi
One Million Dubliners, Nationwide October 31, Cert: PG **** SOONER or later, we are all going to die. That’s the...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 3:20pm Read More

37th Guinness Jazz Festival one of the most successful in years

Sound of Seventy Jazz band  playing at the  Cork Jazz festival club at the Metropole hotel yesterday
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THE Guinness Cork Jazz Festival drew to a close today, and its 37th year is believed to have been one...

Monday, 27/10/14 - 10:47am Read More

National News

Conference examines link between mental health and addiction

There needs to be more cross-over between addiction and homeless services, it's claimed.A major conference organised by the Irish Medical Organisation and BMA Northern Ireland will take place today to discuss the link between mental health and addiction.Topics will include...

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Troika officials concerned over water charge changes

European officials are warning the coalition that the new water charges could result in a return to austerity.The reduced rate...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 7:00am Read More

Woman dies in Clondalkin collision

A woman has died following a car crash in West Dublin overnight.The single vehicle collision happened at the Nangor road...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 6:59am Read More

TEEU conference in Kilkenny today

The country's largest craft union is meeting this weekend to discuss water charges, the pension levy, the Universal Social Charge...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 6:46am Read More

Woman detained in Cork over heroin suspicion

A woman in her early 30s remains in Garda custody in Cork this morning in connection with possession of heroin.She...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 6:19am Read More

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Cork Sport

JBM to try Darren in forward line

Cork's Darren McCarthy.
DARREN McCARTHYcould be given an out-field role for Cork in 2015. McCarthy has been a stand-out in attack for his club Ballymartle in the Cork County SHC since their promotion in 2011 and has been chosen on the Reardens Cork...

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All we want is a safe return of Cork stars

Aidan Walsh at  Ireland International Rules Squad Training, Sandringham VFL Ground, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Picture: INPHO
WILL you be switching on to TG4 on Saturday morning for the Australia-Ireland International Rules one-off Test? The programme starts...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 3:48pm Read More

Cork Landers their man

HAPPY DAYS: Cork captain Mark Landers and manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy with the Liam MacCarthy Cup back in 1999.
AS REVEALED in the Evening Echo two weeks ago, Mark Landers is the new Cork senior hurling coach. Ger Lane...

Wednesday, 19/11/14 - 10:51am Read More

JBM will look at new talent with Landers set to be coach

THE Cork hurling management will use the Waterford Crystal Cup in January as an opportunity to look at players who...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:07pm Read More

Even in defeat Ballincollig did their club proud

THERE were times last Sunday when it felt Ballincollig’s incredible season was on course to reach new heights. That what...

Tuesday, 18/11/14 - 3:03pm Read More


Is it really all about that bass?

Jennifer Lopez
Meghan Trainor is currently riding high in the charts with her hit song All About That Bass. MICHELLE MURPHY looks at the history of big bottoms and how stars such as Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are flying the flag...

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Cork girl Chloe is an instagram sensation!

Chloe Loane on her pony Spirit. Photo by Dark Heart Photography
She may be just 17, but Cork girl Chloe Loane has built up an enormous following on the social media...

Friday, 14/11/14 - 11:46am Read More

And doggy makes three

MICHELLE MURPHY says young couples need to think twice about their commitment to each other before getting a puppy SO,...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:39am Read More

Losing five stone saved my life

  Carrigaline mum Dolores Mahony recently appeared with her family on TV3’s Doctor In The House, in a bid to...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 8:43am Read More

A real zinger!

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This is a lovely cake that can be used as a dessert or as a teatime cake. Delicious on its...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:41pm Read More

National Sport

Katie Taylor reaches semi-finals as opponent fails to turn up

Irish boxer and Olympic champion Katie Taylor received a walkover in her AIBA World Women's Elite Championship game in Korea this morning, after her opponent failed to weigh in.Taylor was due to face Russian Sofya Ochigava at 5am Irish time...

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Irish ready to take on Australia’s finest, Earley says

By John Fogarty, PerthPaul Earley believes his team are as prepared as they will ever be to capture the Cormac...

Friday, 21/11/14 - 7:20am Read More

Brown signs new deal with Hoops

Celtic captain Scott Brown has signed a new contract with the Scottish champions that will commit him to the club...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 9:21pm Read More

Evans U-turn from Blades

Sheffield United have decided to withdraw their offer to let former player Ched Evans train with the club due to...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 8:24pm Read More

Wigan owner Whelan accused of anti-Semitism

Wigan owner Dave Whelan has been accused of anti-Semitism as the controversy over the the club's appointment of Malkay Mackay...

Thursday, 20/11/14 - 7:50pm Read More