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Pictured over looking Glandore Bay is Mel Bendon with his flying Paramotor.
Picture: Emma Jervis
Australia's Mark Chisholm scores a try during the Invesco Perpetual Series match at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 29, 2008. Photo credit should read: David Jones/PA Wire.Button-framed-photos (1)A Generic Photo of a man looking tired while in the middle of household chores. See PA Feature TOPICAL Housework. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/thinkstockphotos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature TOPICAL Housework.LC codac 08XXjob 30/07/2015 FEATURE
Pictured over looking Glandore Bay is Mel Bendon with his flying Paramotor.
Picture: Emma Jervis

Cork News

Flight of Fancy

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Pictured over looking Glandore Bay is Mel Bendon with his flying Paramotor.
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Businessman Mel Bendon is normally a man who keeps his feet firmly on the ground but as Sarah Horgan finds out the sky’s the limit when it comes to a hobby AN ENTREPRENEUR has his head in the clouds with...

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Artists sought to help brighten up North Main Street

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CALLING all Cork artists. A dedicated group of Corkonians have created a blank canvas for artists to express themselves and...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 12:30pm Read More

New business for Academy Street

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AN ORGANIC juice and salad bar is sprouting and set to open later this month on Academy Street. Jason Carroll...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 11:55am Read More

Over 60s organiser calls for free fuel scheme extension

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FOUNDER of the Over 60’s Talent Competition Paddy O’Brien is calling on the Government to extend the free fuel scheme...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 9:57am Read More

18 former Lords Mayor say city-county merger is ‘preposterous’

EIGHTEEN former Lords Mayor of Cork have co-signed a strongly worded statement opposing the amalgamation of Cork’s city and county...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 2:53pm Read More

Cork Sport

Australian second-row Mark Chisholm joins Munster on a two-year contract.

Australia's Mark Chisholm scores a try during the Invesco Perpetual Series match at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 29, 2008. Photo credit should read: David Jones/PA Wire.
Munster Rugby have signed Australian second-row Mark Chisholm on a two-year contract. The Bayonne player will join the province subject to being granted a valid work permit and obtaining medical and fitness clearance. From Queensland, the 33 year-old played for...

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City clubs fight back in Cork county SHC

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St Finbarr's Billy Hennessy has his jersey pulled as he tries to get away from Bishopstown's Paul O'Donoghue, during their Cork County SHC third round clash at Pairc Ui Rinn.
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JOHN HORGAN   THE standard of club hurling, particularly in the city, is being lambasted for a lot of Cork’s...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 8:59am Read More

Cork ladies celebrate All-Ireland minor football title victory

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The Cork team celebtrate their victory over Galway in  the All-Ireland minor A championship final  at Semple Stadium, Thurles. Picture Dan Linehan
IT was double delight yesterday for the Cork footballers in Semple Stadium yesterday. The minors collected their eighth All-Ireland title...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 8:53am Read More

Cork’s demise will ignite county championships

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Denis Hurley FIRST up – stop it. There’s nothing to be gained by taking the scoreline of Kerry’s 7-16 to 0-10 win...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 11:08am Read More

City shine in front of Spanish eyes

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Barbara O’Connell  LAST Friday night there were two Spanish medial students sitting in front of me in the press area...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 10:31am Read More

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Downtown

Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

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Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching people. AN affable Mancunian, performance poet, Mike Garry, is set to headline the spoken-word stage at Indiependence in Cork. “I’ve...

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

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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

So wit it… Comedy Club’s Brian keeps Cork laughing

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You get top laughs first at City Limits Comedy Club, like Michael McIntyre and Tommy Tiernan…proprietor Brian Coughlan tells Don...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Man due in court over Limerick robbery

A man is due in court this morning, charged in relation to an attack on an elderly man in Limerick last Thursday. The man in his 80s was left uninjured but very shaken when he was robbed at Roxboro shopping...

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PSNI seize gun in dissident republican investigation

A suspected gun has been seized by detectives investigating dissident republican activity. It was found during an operation by officers...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:18am Read More

Halligan: TDs ‘outraged’ by Denis O’Brien’s legal action

An Independent TD said members of the Dáil are “outraged” at the legal action Denis O’Brien is taking against the...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:02am Read More

Psychiatric nurses ballot for strike action

Psychiatric nurses at St Ita’s Hospital in Portrane, Co Dublin, will today ballot for possible strike action over staff shortages...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 7:44am Read More

Thousands expected at Dublin Horse Show

Over 20,000 people are expected to attend the Dublin Horse Show over the next number of days at the RDS....

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 7:36am Read More

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Life

Dancing clean… how a good sing can take the pain out of housework

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Want to take the pain out of housework ?Ella Walker tells us how. DUSTING, scrubbing, wiping down surfaces, taking out the bins… Does anyone actually enjoy housework? Dazzling worktops and a hair-free bathroom sink are wonderful things, but the hard...

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We’re obsessed with weather – and it’s getting us all down!

In her weekly column Life Columnist Mary Smithwick muses about the dismal summer weather. BAD news. Really bad news. We’re...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 2:23pm Read More

Tips on overcoming Bank Holiday blues

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We’ve arrived at the final Bank Holiday weekend of the summer, but for many people, like NICOLA DEPUIS, it can...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:34pm Read More

WOW

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

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Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients can be supported and treated as a ‘whole person’. MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to her about her dream to see patients...

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My dream when my boys start school

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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

Juggling comedy and motherhood

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Sarah Horgan talks to rising comedian Laura O’Mahony about her life as a new mum and her plans for the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:27pm Read More

“I love my life – but it’s not all sunshine and lollipops”

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UCC student Jessica Ni Mhaloláin suffers from a rare genetic eye disorder and is sharing her experience with others on her...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Stop exporting our young teachers

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After a year teaching abroad gaining an abundance of experience and extra qualifications, Frankfield woman Hannah Lynch finds herself back...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Video

Video: Ireland’s athletes competing at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles

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More great videos from the Special Olympics in Los Angeles. Team Ireland’s Sean Coleman, from Youghal with his Silver Medal – 25M Backstroke, Sarah Jane Johnston, from Lurgan, Co Armagh, Bronze and Gary McEnroe from Tallaght, Dublin, who won Bronze...

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Video: Ballycotton’s Beat on the Street concert

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The flags are flying high last weekend in Ballycotton, Cork. The Seafood & Shanty Ballycotton free open air concert with...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 9:10am Read More

Video: Cork Pride Family Day at Fitzgerald’s Park

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  A highlight of Cork Pride Week was the Family Fair Day held in Fitzgerald’s Park where live bands, children’s entertainment,...

Monday, 03/08/15 - 9:00am Read More

National Sport

Australian second-row Mark Chisholm joins Munster on a two-year contract.

Australia's Mark Chisholm scores a try during the Invesco Perpetual Series match at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday November 29, 2008. Photo credit should read: David Jones/PA Wire.
Munster Rugby have signed Australian second-row Mark Chisholm on a two-year contract. The Bayonne player will join the province subject to being granted a valid work permit and obtaining medical and fitness clearance. From Queensland, the 33 year-old played for...

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Ronny Deila happy with Celtic’s Euro build-up

Ronny Deila has been pleased with Celtic’s preparations for their Champions League third qualifier against Qarabag. The Hoops lead 1-0...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:14am Read More

USPGA offers thrilling conclusion to major season

The grand slam may not be on the line and the defending champion looks set to miss out, but if...

Wednesday, 05/08/15 - 8:11am Read More

Mayo select unchanged side for Donegal quarter-final

By Stephen Barry No surprises from the Mayo team announcement tonight, as joint-managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly keep the...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 11:29pm Read More

Athletics governing body refutes ‘sensationalist and confusing’ doping allegations

Allegations that international athletics officials turned a blind eye to suspicious blood tests involving hundreds of athletes have been strenuously...

Tuesday, 04/08/15 - 10:02pm Read More