• Repairs to the river bank and footpath at The Lee Fields. The 'swimming hut' is currently closed after sections of the bank and footpath were eroded.
Pic: Larry Cummins
  • Peter Barry as Lord Mayor Of Cork (1970) with his daughter Deirdre.
  • Sean Maguire of Cork City celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Longford. Picture: Eoin Noonan.
  • Ex-Munster and now Worcester Warriors' Donncha O'Callaghan at the end of the match. Picture: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
  • Cork's Tom Kenny battles for possession with Wexford's Diarmuid Lyng as Seán Óg. Picture: Brian Lougheed
Repairs to the river bank and footpath at The Lee Fields. The 'swimming hut' is currently closed after sections of the bank and footpath were eroded.
Pic: Larry CumminsPeter Barry as Lord Mayor Of Cork (1970) with his daughter Deirdre.Sean Maguire of Cork City celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Longford. Picture: Eoin Noonan.Ex-Munster and now Worcester Warriors' Donncha O'Callaghan at the end of the match. Picture: ©INPHO/Billy SticklandCork's Tom Kenny battles for possession with Wexford's Diarmuid Lyng as Seán Óg. Picture: Brian Lougheed

Cork News

Repair work carried out on banks of Lee

Repairs to the river bank and footpath at The Lee Fields. The 'swimming hut' is currently closed after sections of the bank and footpath were eroded.
Pic: Larry Cummins
SIGNIFICANT repair work has been carried out in the Lee Fields at the swimmers’ hut to restore the path that was washed away in the winter storms. In January a section of the river bank was washed away forcing the...

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Man in critical condition following road accident

A MAN remains in hospital today following a serious road accident in Cork. The incident took place at around 4:30pm...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 1:01pm Read More

Peter Barry: Tributes paid to a true statesman

Peter Barry as Lord Mayor Of Cork (1970) with his daughter Deirdre.
WARM tributes were paid yesterday following the passing of former Tánaiste and Lord Mayor of Cork Peter Barry, writes David...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:57pm Read More

Man in hospital after serious road accident in Cork

A man has been taken to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Cork this evening. The accident happened...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:26am Read More

Former Tánaiste and Freedom of Cork recipient Peter Barry passes away

FORMER FINE GAEL MINISTER PETER BARRY Photo: RollingNews.ie
FORMER  Tánaiste, Minister, Deputy Leader of Fine Gael, and Freedom of Cork recipient Peter Barry has died.passed away peacefully in...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 1:04pm Read More

Cork Sport

Put an extension onto Skibbereen for the homecoming, says Paul O’Donovan

Ireland’s Olympic medallist and latest world champion Paul O’Donovan is looking forward to partying in his native Skibbereen in Co Cork on Monday. “It’ll be massive, I tell ya –put an extension on to the town for the night, we’re...

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Sonia: ‘Pull like a dog’ could be in the dictionary soon!

Former Olympian Sonia O’Sullivan has joked that the phrase “pull like a dog” will end up in the dictionary. The...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 6:13pm Read More

Watch Olympian Paul O’Donovan win gold at the World Rowing Championships

Paul O ‘Donovan, the Olympic silver medallist from Skibbereen has won Gold in the men’s lightweight single sculls final at...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:05pm Read More

Crucial Cork City game with Dundalk is postponed

Alan Bennett of Cork City celebrates with team-mate Karl Sheppard, left, after scoring his side's first goal against Longford Town. Picture: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK CITY’S two up-coming away league games with champions, Dundalk and Finn Harps have been postponed after...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:21am Read More

Slick Munster breeze through O’Callaghan’s Warriors

Ex-Munster and now Worcester Warriors' Donncha O'Callaghan at the end of the match. Picture: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland
CLINICAL Munster blitzed Worcester Warriors at Musgrave Park on Friday night, which meant there was no winning return for local...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:18am Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

Idlewild
Roddy Woomble, frontman of the Scottish punks, chats about Brexit and band history with Don O’Mahony ahead of their Mitchelstown gig “I CONSIDER myself to be a European; Scottish first, European second,” proclaims Roddy Woomble, frontman of melodic punk outfit...

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Fest diversifies into spoken word

John Cummins
Don O’Mahony talks to John Cummins, who is bringing his unique poetry to Indiependence 2016   But first up Sweden. Visualising...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:15pm Read More

REVIEW: 50 years on, still it hits the Spock

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Star Trek Beyond, out now, Cert: 12a, **** STAR Trekkin’ across the universe for 50 years, Star Trek has become...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth over €2.5m. Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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Kevin Mallon release on bail delayed due to ‘lack of ankle tags’

Update 8.39pm: Irishman Kevin Mallon’s release on bail from high security Bangu prison has been delayed. It is understood the...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:40pm Read More

Three men to appear in Cork court following drug seizures made on Thursday

Three men are to appear in Cork court after being charged in connection with drug seizures. The men were arrested...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 12:08pm Read More

Firearms seized in Dublin search operation

A quantity of firearms has been seized in Dublin during an operation by the Gardai Special Crime Task-Force on Drugs...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 11:58am Read More

Two Irish Olympians investigated for placing bets at Rio

Update 1.40pm: The Olympic Council of Ireland has confirmed that two Irish boxers were spoken to about inappropriate betting during...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 1:42pm Read More

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Life

Summer 2016: one West Cork will not forget

This summer West Cork has been blazing a trail through the national psyche, says businessman and former senator JOHN MINIHAN, who has a house in Lisheen, the home of the O’Donovans. ON Saturday last I stood and looked at the...

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Making memories of childhood summer holidays

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In her weekly column, The Reluctant Emigrant, Denise Hession, reflects on the summer gone by. FACING into the last weekend...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 2:52pm Read More

The most important life lesson for little ones? Learn to say No

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In her weekly column, Colette Sheridan looks at what today’s kids really need to learn as they head back to...

Friday, 26/08/16 - 2:42pm Read More

WOW

Cork helps Aoife on her journey to recovery

Kathryn Crowley Author
A woman returned to her alma mater in Cork this month, to read from her new collection of stories and to help raise funds for her cousin’s daughter, Aoife Beary, who survived the horrific balcony collapse in Berkeley last year....

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I made a pact in my 20s to only follow my heart and my dreams

Sian Brown.
Cork singer-songwriter and vegan baker, Sian Brown, talks to MARTINA O’DONOGHUE about her €2-a-day ‘Live Below The Line’ challenge, her...

Tuesday, 23/08/16 - 2:52pm Read More

16 countries in one year

Aimee Horgan in Italy.
SHE travelled to 16 countries in 12 months and now she’s working at two jobs to save some money and...

Monday, 22/08/16 - 1:49pm Read More

Debs day is for Mammies too!

Cartoon by Maeve O'Keeffe
As debs season gets underway MAEVE O’KEEFFE talks about the trials and tribulations … and the joy of shopping for...

Friday, 19/08/16 - 10:46am Read More

Songbird Terrie will sing like never before

Songbird Terrie-May McNulty.
Prepare to be entertained this weekend, if you are heading to the Irish Redhead Convention, in Crosshaven. Entertainment includes ginger,...

Friday, 19/08/16 - 10:41am Read More

Video

Video and Pictures: Ballinlough Family Festival

Locals Megan Dunlea-O'Brien, Emily Hutton, Laura Comerford and Stephanie O'Shea, enjoying the Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival at Ballinlough Community Park.
Picture: David Keane.
THE Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival returned at the weekend with a full line-up of events. Ballinlough Youth Club Summer Festival at Ballinlough Community Park. Video by David Keane Now in its eighth year, the family fun community day was...

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Pokémon Go is game changer

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Emma and Jessie Sheehan, Ballincollig and Mitchelstown, attending the launch of the Pokemon Go release party at Fitzgerald's Park, Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
WHILE most video games mean sitting alone at home in front of a TV screen, the latest craze sweeping the...

Saturday, 23/07/16 - 12:15pm Read More

Video: Boxing Board blasts Government on centre

Mick O'Brien, president, Cork County Boxing Board, and Pat Ryan, president, Irish Athletic Boxing Association, visiting Bishop Lucey Park to see the Olympic plaque honouring Cork's boxing olympians since 1924.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
THE Government has been blasted by the President of Cork County Boxing Board for failing to provide the support it...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:13pm Read More

National Sport

Brendan Rodgers explains decision to drop Craig Gordon for Aberdeen clash

Brendan Rodgers claimed the controlling nature of goalkeeper Dorus de Vries lay behind the Celtic manager dropping Craig Gordon for the Hoops’ 4-1 win over Aberdeen at Parkhead. The Celtic boss gave a debut to 35-year-old Dutchman De Vries, who...

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Man United supersub Marcus Rashford breaches heroic Hull defence with stoppage-time winner

Marcus Rashford struck a stoppage-time winner to sink battling Hull as Manchester United maintained their 100% start in the Premier...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:05pm Read More

Arsenal transfer pair have passed medicals, Arsene Wenger confirms

Arsene Wenger saw his Arsenal side win their first Premier League game of the season with a comfortable 3-1 victory...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 8:13pm Read More

Kildare need extra time to beat Sligo at Breffni Park

Kildare 3-17 Sligo 2-14 (After extra-time – 1-12 each after 60 minutes). Maria Moolick’s extra-time goal proved decisive as Kildare...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 7:31pm Read More

Wins for Chelsea, Arsenal, Leicester and Everton as Premier League takes shape

Chelsea maintained their unbeaten start to the season to move top of the Premier League as Leicester and Arsenal celebrated...

Saturday, 27/08/16 - 5:29pm Read More