• Beaufort Centre
  • EEjob 01/07/2015 NEWS     Mil Donovan with her aunt Eileen Condon and her mother Carmel Murphy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
  • Sinn Fein
  • Aoife O'Sullivan and Sean Coleman, Special Olympics story
  • Europa League First Qualifying Round 1st Leg, TurnerÕs Cross, Cork 2/7/2015 
Cork City FC vs KR Reykjavik 
Cork's Billy Dennehy reacts after missing a late free 
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Beaufort CentreEEjob 01/07/2015 NEWS     Mil Donovan with her aunt Eileen Condon and her mother Carmel Murphy.
Picture: Denis ScannellSinn FeinAoife O'Sullivan and Sean Coleman, Special Olympics storyEuropa League First Qualifying Round 1st Leg, TurnerÕs Cross, Cork 2/7/2015 
Cork City FC vs KR Reykjavik 
Cork's Billy Dennehy reacts after missing a late free 
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Cork News

Mum of Four and her Mum Fight Cancer Together

EEjob 01/07/2015 NEWS     Mil Donovan with her aunt Eileen Condon and her mother Carmel Murphy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
A MUM of four who fought breast cancer at the same time as her mum is looking forward to the last hurdle as she prepares for reconstructive surgery. Mil Donovan from Mayfield was distraught when she found out her mother,...

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SF eyes North Central; Party considers two seats to oust Lynch

Sinn Fein
Sinn Féin is considering running two General Election candidates in Cork North Central – with Labour Party Minister of State,...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:45pm Read More

New €15.2 million research centre to open in Cork

Beaufort Centre
THE €15.2 million Beaufort research centre in Ringaskiddy will be opened on Saturday by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. The development...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 3:03pm Read More

Celtic Linen announce job cuts

More than 60 jobs are being lost at Celtic Linen.The company, which currently employs over 380 staff, says the redundancies...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:54pm Read More

Minister examining road projects for funds

MAJOR road projects such as the N28 Ringaskiddy route and the Cork-Limerick M20 motorway are currently being considered for government...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:54pm Read More


Cork Special Olympics stars win gold for style!

Aoife O'Sullivan and Sean Coleman, Special Olympics story
Cork Special Olympians Aoife O’Sullivan and Sean Coleman took time out from their training schedules to meet up for a fashion shoot. SARAH HORGAN spoke to them ahead of their participation in the Games in the U.S THE last thing...

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Cork composer making waves in music world

RN Eoghan Desmond
COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to a Cork composer who is winning awards for his talents   FROM composing his first Mass at...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 12:34pm Read More

‘Amy’ is the year’s saddest film

British singer Amy Winehouse is pictured during a break in her trial outside Westminster Magistrates Court in London on July 23, 2009. British singer Amy Winehouse launched an "unjustifiable" attack on a female fan who politely asked her for a photograph at a charity ball, a court heard on Thursday. The 25-year-old songstress -- said to be on the road to recovery from her drug addiction -- denies beating Sherene Flash, a dancer, in an incident in Berkeley Square, central London, on September 26. AFP PHOTO/SHAUN CURRY (Photo credit should read SHAUN CURRY/AFP/Getty Images)
Gareth Naughton says the new documentary on the late Amy Winehouse is a five-star hit Amy, Nationwide July 3, Cert:...

Thursday, 02/07/15 - 12:02pm Read More


Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

Film review by Gareth Naughton Wild Tales, Triskel, May 24-27, Cert: 15A **** ARGENTINIAN director Damian Szifron’s collection of darkly comic vignettes earned an Oscar nomination earlier this year and it is not difficult to see why. Although there are...

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It’s just The Minutes, no quiz

The Minutes
Don O’Mahony talks to the forthright Dublin trio about their Cork fanbase and their just-do-it attitude THERE are, I suppose,...

Thursday, 09/04/15 - 3:00pm Read More

By the moon and the stars and my mum

Jenn Grant. Photo by Dee Dee Morris
Mark McAvoy chats with Canadian folk singer songwriter Jenn Grant about her latest album and tour NOMINATED for two Juno...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 10:52am Read More

National News

Second postmaster enters election race

A second postmaster has put himself up as an election candidate in the deepening row with Government over feared post office closures.Andrew Kelly from Cabra, Dublin, will run in the Dublin Central constituency as part of a campaign to get...

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Govt: Too early to say if Clerys workers will be paid

A report into the sale and liquidation of Clerys says it is too early to know whether workers and creditors...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:52pm Read More

Focus Ireland: homelessness in Dublin a ‘natural disaster’

The Government is being urged to consider the current homeless problem in Dublin as a "natural disaster".Dublin City Council is...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 2:30pm Read More

Adams on bomb threat: ‘Idiots’ will not deter me

Gerry Adams has labelled the people behind a bomb threat at his home as "idiots".The Sinn Féin leader was yesterday...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 1:02pm Read More

Ireland’s oldest person dies at 113 in New York

Ireland's oldest person, Kathleen Snavely, died yesterday aged 113 years and 140 days.Kathleen, a Clare native who travelled to America...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 12:59pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Paudie Kissane: Expect some tactical surprises next day

Paudie Kissane THE pressure was on Cork leading into Sunday, but in fairness both the players and management they have a lot they can be happy with, even though they’ll be disappointed they didn’t get the victory. The key —...

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Cuthbert’s band of brothers

Éamonn Murphy THE message given to the players in the dressing room before they hit the field in Killarney was...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 12:59pm Read More

Sweeping changes to hurling

des CIT V UCD 2 - 1
Éamonn Murphy A MUNSTER minor semi-final, a camogie round robin, and an All-Ireland qualifier provided our hurling fix last week...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 10:18am Read More

Collins: I thought I got to the ball first

Penalty call
Rory Noonan MARK Collins had a major influence on the thrilling Munster final draw in Killarney, operating efficiently after a switch...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 9:51am Read More

Clare and present danger for the hurlers

Wexford v Cork - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 1
THE Cork hurlers will face Clare next Saturday in the All-Ireland qualifiers, while Limerick will take on Dublin. The prize...

Monday, 06/07/15 - 9:33am Read More


Cork village where a woman’s work is never done!

EEjob 23/06/2015   ECHO FEATURE    Eileen Wall, Village Florist, Geraldine Cunningham, Post Office, Fionnuala McGovern, Castle Holistic Clinic, Dorothy Walsh, Village Greengrocer, Eleanor Ledwidge, Beauty Within, Joanne O'Donovan, V Hair Salon, Helen Hennessy, Brush Strokes Studio, Anne Clifford, Cliffords Bar, Ellen Martin, Wedding Belles, Eileen Clifford, Cliffords Butchers, Jacquie Ring, Jacques Hair Salon, Clodagh Bowles, Castle Pharmacy, and Agnes O'Brien, Uphoster and Sewing, some of the business Ladies in Castlemartyr, East Cork.
Picture: Denis Scannell
From bars to florists, from the post office to hairdressers and beauty salons, Castlemartyr has a wide range of enterprises run by women. CHRIS DUNNE went along to see this slice of girl power in action. SOME things never change....

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We’re running mini marathon in mum’s memory

Echo News  21/06/15  The Grace sisters from Cobh Denise, Mairead ,Sinead, Deedee and Mary who will be taking part in the Echo Mini Marathon.   Picture:Des Barry
A mum-of-13 and gran of more than 40, Deirdre Grace was adored by her family. CHRIS DUNNE finds out how...

Wednesday, 24/06/15 - 1:34pm Read More

The essential guide for mature students

Jenny Regan
A year ago, Cork woman JENNY REGAN (pictured) decided to make the leap back into education 15 years after leaving...

Tuesday, 23/06/15 - 1:20pm Read More

Great styles in Cork boutique

Monday fashion, Miki Barlok
Style Editor EMMA CONNOLLY looks at some stunning new fashions available in Cork city   A WELCOME addition to the...

Monday, 22/06/15 - 1:52pm Read More

My life as a transgender woman in Cork

EE features 11/06/2015.
Transgender story; Trish O'Connell.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
“You don’t decide to be a woman, you’ve always been one.” So says Cork woman Trish O’Connell, who was formerly...

Wednesday, 17/06/15 - 2:08pm Read More


Cork City and Billy Dennehy look to be going their separate ways

Europa League First Qualifying Round 1st Leg, TurnerÕs Cross, Cork 2/7/2015 
Cork City FC vs KR Reykjavik 
Cork's Billy Dennehy reacts after missing a late free 
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Cork City manager John Caulfield this morning confirmed that winger Billy Dennehy is set to leave the club to explore other avenues.  Dennehy was absent this morning when the first team left Cork for Iceland for their second leg tie...

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Video: Coder Dojo in Bishopstown

Coder Dojo event at Scoil Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown. Video Kavid Keane Holly Fitzgerald, Meghan O’Flynn, Amy O’Shea, Abbie Ahern and Rachel...

Friday, 26/06/15 - 7:44am Read More

Video: Mercy kids become gardaí for the day

Children of St Anne’s Ward from the Mercy University Hospital who visited Anglesea Street Garda Station where they were sworn...

Thursday, 25/06/15 - 8:39am Read More

National Sport

Sharapova ignores Coco’s complaint

Maria Sharapova was accused of a lack of sportsmanship after she beat America’s Coco Vandeweghe in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.Russian Sharapova sealed her 20th grand slam semi-final appearance with a hard-fought 6-3 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 victory on Centre Court, and will...

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Bjorkman belief in Murray chances

Andy Murray’s coach Jonas Bjorkman believes his protege is already hitting the levels needed to win more grand slams as...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 8:10pm Read More

Williams sets up Sharapova semi after comeback against Azarenka

Serena Williams out-slugged Victoria Azarenka to set a frosty Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova and keep her calendar grand slam...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 6:56pm Read More

Italy boss could face match-fixing trial

Italy coach Antonio Conte is among 104 people whom a prosecutor has requested be brought to trial under match-fixing charges...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 5:30pm Read More

Sharapova halts Coco run at Wimbledon

Thoroughbred Russian grit outclassed all-American pedigree as Maria Sharapova fended off Coco Vandeweghe to set up a probable Wimbledon semi-final...

Tuesday, 07/07/15 - 4:49pm Read More