• Darren Sweetnam of Munster gets away from the challenge of Gareth Anscombe of Cardiff Blues. Picture: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile
  • Dublin v Cork - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final
  • Rachel Reid from Knockraha, Cork, with her daughter Alana who has a condition called butterfly disease which affects the skin. Also included are Greg and Chloe. Picture Dan Linehan
  • An overturned car in the Fairhill area yesterday evening.
  • Residents of Middle Parish, Cork, protesting against the proposed rerouting of traffic through their historic residential area.
Picture: Denis Scannell
Darren Sweetnam of Munster gets away from the challenge of Gareth Anscombe of Cardiff Blues. Picture: Piaras Ó Mídheach/SportsfileDublin v Cork - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship FinalRachel Reid from Knockraha, Cork, with her daughter Alana who has a condition called butterfly disease which affects the skin. Also included are Greg and Chloe. Picture Dan LinehanAn overturned car in the Fairhill area yesterday evening.Residents of Middle Parish, Cork, protesting against the proposed rerouting of traffic through their historic residential area.
Picture: Denis Scannell

Cork News

4,500 houses empty as people on street

HUNDREDS of men and women in Cork sought emergency accommodation last month, despite 4,500 homes lying vacant. The situation is “unacceptable”, according to Cork Simon. Yesterday, the organisation launched a publication, ‘Home Truths: Trying to find a home when you’re...

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Baby Alana blisters at the slightest touch

Rachel Reid from Knockraha, with her daughter Alana who has a condition called butterfly disease which affects the skin. 
Picture Dan Linehan
THE mother of a baby girl whose blistering skin disease makes even the slightest touch agony said it could take...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:33am Read More

Councillor warns of return to the dark days following crash

An overturned car in the Fairhill area yesterday evening.
A CITY councillor has highlighted a “worrying increase” in reckless driving in parts of Cork this summer which he says...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:25am Read More

Men arrested and boat engines seized in organised crime search

GARDAÍ seized two boat engines and arrested two men as part of an investigation into organised crime, writes Kelly O’Brien....

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:20am Read More

Middle parish ‘devastated’ by City Council vote

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Residents of Middle Parish, Cork, protesting against the proposed rerouting of traffic through their historic residential area.
Picture: Denis Scannell
RESIDENTS in the Middle Parish say they have been ‘let down’ by the City Council after it passed a series...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:13am Read More

Cork Sport

Sweetnam’s gamble to switch from hurling to rugby is now paying off

Cork's Darren Sweetnam and Patrick Maher of Tipperary back in 2012. Picture: INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
Sean McCarthy Rugby DARREN SWEETNAM says that the risk he took leaving the Cork senior hurling team is now proving to be worth it. He admits that it was a really tough decision to change codes and not one he...

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Cork ladies football legend shines on return to soccer action

Dublin v Cork - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final
Mary White Soccer TEN-TIME All-Ireland ladies football champion Valerie Mulcahy made her return to domestic soccer on Wednesday night. Mulcahy...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:48am Read More

Cork City impress during Ireland’s debut in UEFA Youth League

Cork City U19s announced Ireland’s presence on the UEFA Youth League stage with an impressive 0-0 draw in Helsinki today....

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:41am Read More

Na Piarsaigh revel in brilliant breakthrough season

  Coming up through the Rebel Óg age grades, this year’s Na Piarsaigh team always found that, while they were...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:40am Read More

Airtricity League round-up: Cork City keep up title bid in eight-goal thriller

Cork City have kept their title bid on-track after an impressive win tonight in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Two...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:25pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

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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

Nama senior figures face questions today on sale of Northern Ireland loans

TDs will question senior figures from Nama about the sale of its Northern Ireland loans today. Chairman Frank Daly and chief executive Brendan McDonagh will both appear before the Public Accounts Committee, which begins its hearing into Project Eagle today....

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Seamus Heaney celebrated in new Derry cultural centre

Seamus Heaney’s life and work is being celebrated in a new cultural centre in Co Derry. The permanent exhibition, called...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 8:38am Read More

‘We all swore an oath to protect this country…It won’t be abandoned’, say gardaí as strike looms

Gardaí say the country will not be abandoned when they go on strike. The union representing rank and file officers...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 9:08am Read More

All Ireland final bus strike looms as Dublin Bus talks continue

There remains no sign of a resolution in the long-running Dublin Bus pay dispute, with another strike looming this weekend....

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:40am Read More

Mary Robinson suggests going vegan to reduce carbon footprint

Former president Mary Robinson has called on developed nations to cut their consumption levels. Mrs Robinson, 72, negotiated with world...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:08am Read More

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Life

Just a call away from next big gig

Actors Ciaran Bermingham and Aidan O'Hare.
Cork actor Aidan O’Hare stars alongside Natalie Portman in the new movie ‘Jackie’. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to him about playing Kenny O’Donnell, an advisor to JFK. CORK actor Aidan O’Hare was on the red carpet with Hollywood star Natalie Portman...

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Round one to Hillary as Trump ends up on ropes

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)
MORGAN  O’SULLIVAN, a Corkman living in Florida, says his instinct to vote Democrat in the US election remains strong after...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 3:42pm Read More

Keep on learning about autism

MISUNDERSTOOD: The main areas of difficulty for people with autism can be social interaction, social imagination, verbal and non verbal communication, repetitive
behaviours and sensory processing difficulties. Stock photo. Picture: Marc Thomas.
Clinical psychologist, Dr Mark Harrold, who specialises in behavioural management in autism and special needs, will address the Cork Autism...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 3:36pm Read More

WOW

I was at breaking point… they gave me courage

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A Cork-based domestic violence support group has launched a report which gives an insight into the trauma and danger women experience, and points to the need for greater resources to support victims, writes JENNY REGAN AS recently as a month...

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Let’s honour our unsung heroine

Mary Elms, left
A Cork woman who saved children from Nazi gas chambers, will finally be honoured in her home city next week,...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 3:13pm Read More

As Kate starts to walk… hundreds run to raise funds

Lisa and Kate Flynn. Picture Dan Linehan
As thousands of people prepare to take part this weekend in the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, SARAH HORGAN talks...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Cork girl flies flag for Tipp in Miss Ireland

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Student nurse Sinéad Connery from Onslow Gardens in Cork takes part in Miss Ireland this Friday, as Miss Tipperary South....

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:02pm Read More

Yes, you shall go to the ball in a gown for less than €50

Dress €50 from Butterfly Boutique.
Ahead of college ball season, SARAH HORGAN outlines some budgetfriendly options for students — all for a good cause too....

Friday, 16/09/16 - 3:11pm Read More

Video

Na Piarsaigh revel in brilliant breakthrough season

  Coming up through the Rebel Óg age grades, this year’s Na Piarsaigh team always found that, while they were a good team, Sarsfields were a better one. There was no disgrace in losing multiple finals to the Riverstown outfit,...

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WATCH: Triumphant Cork Ladies Football team welcomed home

Our videographer Dan Linehan chatted to Cork captain Ciara O’Sullivan and All-Ireland final player of the match Rena Buckley at...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 11:00pm Read More

Cork urged to come out tonight to welcome home the footballers

Cork fans Ava Donnelly,  Eimear Mullin and  Erin Stephenson  against Dublin in the All Ireland  ladies football final at Croke park yesterday
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
A RECORD 34,445 spectators watched Cork make history at Croke Park yesterday, and the support was just as vocal on...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 10:33am Read More

National Sport

Barnsley suspend assistant head coach Tommy Wright amid further media claims

Football authorities will brace themselves for an escalation in the game’s corruption crisis today after the latest series of allegations led to Sky Bet Championship club Barnsley suspending their assistant head coach Tommy Wright with immediate effect. Following footage which...

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Wenger insists Arsenal job his priority amid England speculation

Arsene Wenger watched his Arsenal side ease to Champions League victory over Basle before insisting the Gunners remain his priority...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 8:02am Read More

Willie Mullins and Gigginstown House split over training fees

The world of National Hunt racing has been rocked by the announcement by Willie Mullins that he would no longer...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:27am Read More

British Rio medallist Nile Wilson does daredevil gymnastics off the side of a bus

One British Olympian didn’t let being on top of a double decker bus – during a parade to celebrate the...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:03am Read More

No one could keep up with the absolute explosion of goals in Celtic v Manchester City

If you found it seriously hard to keep up with the Champions League clash between Celtic and Manchester City, you’re...

Wednesday, 28/09/16 - 10:47pm Read More