• Jimmy Barry Murphy with Patrick Cronin 11/7/2015
  • Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
  • Backroom
  • 29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
  • Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
Jimmy Barry Murphy with Patrick Cronin 11/7/2015Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-FinalBackroom29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney CollinsScenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.

Cork News

Army detonates old grenade found on Cork farm

The army bomb disposal team has carried out a controlled explosion in Mallow in Cork after an historic grenade was found on a farm. The explosive, which could date back to the War of Independence, was discovered by chance by...

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Housing crisis is the “scandal of our times”

THE housing crisis will be viewed as the scandal of our times, Lord Mayor Chris O’Leary has predicted, who has...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 10:10am Read More

Advice on avoiding student accommodation scams

BE on the watch out for rental scams. That is the warning from gardaí who are urging renters to be...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:55am Read More

Thousands of Corkonians joining national march against water charges

Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
Seven busloads of protesters from Cork are among up to 2000 people headed for  Dublin today to take part in...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

Mahon man may have been dead in his home for three weeks

A MAN found dead in his home in Cork city is believed to have been dead for up to three...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:36am Read More

Cork Sport

Jimmy gave it everything in his second coming

Jimmy-Barry Murphy 26/7/2015
By John Horgan Hurling JIMMY Barry-Murphy’s final remark as the Cork senior hurling manager in the immediate aftermath of the crushing defeat by Galway in the All Ireland quarter-final was that he couldn’t wait for next year.  Yet anybody present...

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Attitude sees Cork avenge Munster final loss to Kerry

Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
Mary White  ATTITUDE was key to Cork securing a place in their fifth success All-Ireland final captain Ciara O’Sullivan admitted...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:05pm Read More

JBM made the right call but he’ll be missed

Galway v Cork - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Éamonn Murphy JUST because the timing was right doesn’t mean the news didn’t sting.  There was no clamour for Jimmy...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 9:26am Read More

Jimmy Barry-Murphy steps down as Cork hurling manager

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has stepped down from his position. The Cork County Board confirmed the news of his...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Rebelettes storm into 10th All-Ireland final in 11 years

By Jackie Cahill at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick Cork 4-14 Kerry 0-13 Eamonn Ryan’s remarkable Cork are through to a...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:46pm Read More


Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí


Plenty of faults in Paper Towns

File photo of Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne at a screening of Paper Towns in Los Angeles, on 18/07/15.  See PA Feature FILM Delevingne. Picture credit should read: DAVID CROTTY/PatrickMcMullan.com/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Delevingne. UK REGIONAL PAPERS AND MAGAZINES, PLEASE REMOVE FROM ALL COMPUTERS AND ARCHIVES BY 25/08/15
Cara O’Doherty’s review of Paper Towns: Release date August 21, Cert 12a, rating: ** THE Fault in Our Stars reduced thousands of movie-goers to tears. Based on a book of the same name, it raked in more than €300 million at...

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Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

Mike Gary
Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:34pm Read More

Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

Undated Film Still Handout from Inside Out. See PA Feature FILM Poehler. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Disney-Pixar. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Poehler.
Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

National News

Family remembers ‘gentleman’ killed in freak Shannon accident

By David Raleigh The family of Bryan Whelan, who died in a freak incident on the River Shannon last Saturday, has paid him an emotional tribute. Speaking on behalf of Mr Whelan’s family, his sister-in-law, Maura Whelan, said, Bryan was...

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Senior HSE managers ‘can earn up to €147,000 per year’

The HSE is being criticised for high wages being paid to senior staff. Today’s Sunday Business Post claims managers in...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 4:30pm Read More

Migrant crisis ‘Europe’s biggest political issues for decades’, says Goal

Irish aid agency Goal has warned the migrant crisis could be Europe’s biggest political issue since the Second World War....

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 4:00pm Read More

Man in critical condition after Kerry crash

By Sean Ryan A man is described as being in a critical condition in hospital following a single-vehicle collision at...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 3:41pm Read More

Emergency services worker slams those who videoed recovery of Limerick bodies

Tributes have been paid to the victims of a freak incident on the River Shannon yesterday in which two men...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 7:34pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


Is it time to legalise prostitution?

Prostitution has become one of the big issues of our age: Do we legalise some of it, all or none… why not ask the people to decide, says JOHN DOLAN TWO questions: One humorous, the other serious. First, if prostitution...

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Born 100 years ago today, Cork artist Patrick Hennessy

One of Cork’s greatest ever painters, Patrick Hennessy, was born 100 years ago today. COLETTE SHERIDAN finds out about a...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:12pm Read More

Gudge cake delight

EE features 21/08/2015.
Mercy Fenton Wicked Desserts.
Chester cake.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
In her weekly Evening Echo column ‘Baking with Mercy’, Mercy Fenton shares her delicious recipe for Gudge Cake Recently, I...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 3:42pm Read More


Designer of our rebel Rose dress

Cork; Aoife Murphy; pictured on stage with Daithi O'Se during the Live Rose of Tralee TV show held in the dome . 
Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © 
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Phone 
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She has been called one of Ireland’s hottest new designers… we talk to Valerie O’Shea,who designed the Cork Rose’s dress for The Dome SHE recalls watching the Rose of Tralee with her granny when she was small, bedazzled by all...

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I want to show women that there is nothing a girl from Cork can’t do

From a farm in Co Cork to Silicon Valley, Margaret Burgraff is now a high-flying working mum in California. She...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 12:24pm Read More

We’ll remember our sister Ger with every step of the marathon

EEjob 27/07/2015 NEWS   Maria Barry of Youghal, is running in the Echo Mini marathon in memory of her Sister Geraldine, pictured here with her daughter Alice and her sister Irene Hennessy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
As the family of Ger Swayne prepare to run the Evening Echo mini-marathon this September, in memory of their sister,...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 12:49pm Read More

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:27pm Read More

My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More


VIDEO: Rosscarbery Horse Fair 2015

    The town of Rosscarbery came to life with the arrival of numerous stalls and dozens of horses and ponies to its streets.    Video / Pictures Dan Linehan Irish Examiner   The Rosscarbery Horse Fair has been taking...

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Video: Cork City Rocked with New Decades Festival

Cork City publicans celebrated the popular Decades Festival again this year which took place on Friday the 21st  and Saturday...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Camden Fort military re-enactments

Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven hosted the “Irish Military Living History” Re-enactment Group  at the weekend. IMLH Group are dedicated to bringing history...

Monday, 24/08/15 - 12:41pm Read More

National Sport

Sergio Romero not to blame for Man United loss, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to blame Sergio Romero for his side’s 2-1 defeat at Swansea. The Argentina goalkeeper might have done better for both Swansea goals as Garry Monk’s side staged a successful Barclays Premier League comeback...

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Mayo join boss Connelly hails players’ character in fighting back for draw

By Francis Mooney Mayo joint manager Noel Connelly hailed his players’ courage in fighting back from seven points down to...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 9:31pm Read More

Bafetimbi Gomis scores winner as Swansea beat Man Utd

Swansea stunned Manchester United for the third consecutive time with another comeback win at the Liberty Stadium. Juan Mata’s close-range...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 6:25pm Read More

Twitter reacts to Mayo’s draw with Dublin

By Robert McNamara It looked like Dublin were heading for another final today as they took on Mayo in the...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 7:10pm Read More

Dublin and Mayo draw in full-tilt semi-final

By John Fogarty Dublin 2-12 Mayo 1-15 Pandemonium reigned supreme in this All-Ireland semi-final, a draw perhaps a fair result...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 7:10pm Read More