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Cork News

Ballincollig traffic woes to continue

For ExaminerThe sign for Ballincollig . Picture Maurice O'Mahony
TRAFFIC congestion in Ballincollig is unlikely to be addressed for several years, despite claims that the town is losing employment because of it. Local councillor Daithi Ó Donnabháin has requested that Cork County Council would progress a traffic and transportation...

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Nowhere to hide for tax dodgers

Brendan Twohig
A CORK tax expert has warned tax-dodgers that there is nowhere left to hide as the Revenue becomes more high-tech....

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 1:14pm Read More

At 105 cold milk is Lucy’s secret to a long life

FRIENDS and family gathered today to celebrate a woman who means so much to them as she marks her 105th...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 12:52pm Read More

Less than half of funds for Knocknaheeny project drawn down

Knocknaheeny regeneration 1
LESS than half of the €10m in funding allocated for the Knocknaheeny Regeneration Programme was drawn down last year. The...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 12:30pm Read More

Call for paid jobs for Cope’s clients

EEjob 25/05/2015.
Echo News.
Launch of Cope Foundation, Grand Job, first ever Focused Advocacy Campaign, at the County Hall, Cork.
Conor Healy, CEO Cork Chamber, Anne-Marie Connolly, Guest Speaker, Colin Sugrue, working full time with the aid of Cope Foundation, Colette Kelleher, Chief Executive Cope Foundation and Mary Good, of Pepsico.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
AN APPEAL has gone out to Cork companies to deliver paid employment for people with intellectual disabilities. Cope Foundation has...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 9:01am Read More


Homeward bound (and a few leaps) for Cork Riverdance star

World champion Irish dancer John Lonergan will be among the stars when Riverdance makes its Cork debut at the Marquee next month. He tells JENNY REGAN about his nerves before his homecoming… IT’S hard to believe that it is 21...

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The little marvel who was told she would never walk

UNITED IN LOVE AND COURAGE: Alicja with parents Aniaand Radek Nowicki.
Despite being born with more than a dozen ‘defects’, six-year-old Cork girl Alicja has battled bravely to defy doctors. CHRIS...

Tuesday, 26/05/15 - 12:50pm Read More

Corkman’s plea: Vote for my girl at Eurovision

Gearoid Maguire and Bianca Nicholas
  IRELAND may not have a song in the Eurovision final tonight — but a Corkman is still hoping for...

Saturday, 23/05/15 - 9:42am 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

Labour TD to vote against Aer Lingus ‘gamble’

A Labour TD has said he cannot vote to support the sale of Aer Lingus in the Dáil this afternoon. Michael McNamara's decision means he is set to be expelled from Labour's parliamentary party.The Clare TD says Shannon Airport's current...

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184 new allegations of historic abuse by Catholic clergy raised in the last year

Dozens of new allegations or suspicions of historic abuse by Catholic clergy have been raised with a national watchdog in...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:26am Read More

Bakers to appeal gay cake ruling saying their beliefs ‘have been trampled over’

The Christian owners of a bakery in the North found to have discriminated against a gay man are to appeal.A...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:02am Read More

Regulator ‘sorry’ for bank crisis

Ireland’s former banking regulator has said “sorry” for his role in a crisis which led the country to the brink...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:04am Read More

Robot required to alleviate staff shortages at hospital, says Donegal Councillor

It has been claimed that the HSE is planning to employ the use of a robot in Letterkenny General Hospital's...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 10:45am Read More

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Cork Sport

Cruel injury blow for minor ace Kingston

John Horgan Hurling CORK’S Munster minor hurling championship hopes have been dealt a devastating blow with the news that team captain Shane Kingston (below left with Kevin Flahive) has been ruled out for the rest of the campaign and in...

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Ballincollig GAA gear up for town’s Belle celebrations

AS ANYONE involved in GAA knows, a club is about far more than just on-field activities. Certainly providing — whatever...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 11:50am Read More

Cummins becomes a Saint before his big day

NOEL SPILLANE Soccer GRAHAM CUMMINS, who gets married in Blarney tomorrow, has signed for Scottish Premier League side St Johnstone....

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 8:06am Read More

Murphy’s comeback can be a success

Cork v Clare - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final Replay
By John Horgan Hurling THE return of Brian Murphy to the Cork senior hurling squad can be looked at in...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 7:34am Read More

VIDEO: Bill O’Herlihy book of Condolences

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Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 1:10pm Read More


All female crew set for a blistering race

Antoinette O’Brien (second from left) with her team mates Donna Schwarz, Ruth Doherty and Cliona O’Carroll preparing to get some practise in before the big race this weekend.
COLETTE SHERIDAN chats with rower Antoinette O’Brien, one quarter of an all-female Cork crew who hope to storm An Rás Mór in the Ocean to City festival   FOR someone who once had a fear of water, Antoinette O’Brien has...

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Dedication, group hugs, hard work and an extra pint of the black stuff: How Cork drama group’s Mary won the big award

Local actress Mary Colbert with a homemade pint
CHRIS DUNNE chats with Mary Colbert of award-winning drama group The Palace Players, who won Best Actress in a Supporting...

Friday, 22/05/15 - 3:28pm Read More

My plea from the heart: Please vote ‘Yes’ to a better society

ACCEPT US: Shay Smyth and Ger O’Keeffe are body painted in Dublin as part of a ‘Yes’ referendum campaign called ‘No More Hiding’
Mary Smithwick reaches out to those who still haven’t made up their minds on how they will vote in the...

Tuesday, 19/05/15 - 2:03pm Read More

Depression can be as life-threatening as cancer

Nicola Depuis
In this frank personal account, NICOLA DEPUIS reflects on her battles with depression, and outlines her coping mechanisms I HAVE...

Thursday, 14/05/15 - 4:24pm Read More

Controversial? Not at all, knitting map was a success

EEjob 30/03/2015.
Echo News.
The Knitting Map, being laid out, at the Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork.
Artist, Jools Gilson, with the Knitting Map.
Picture. Jim Coughlan.
There were rumours it had been ‘lost’. There were claims it was a waste of money. Now the City of...

Wednesday, 13/05/15 - 2:07pm Read More


VIDEO; Youths in Gurranabraher launch first album

EE news 23/05/2015.
Performers Llyod Hogan, Deana Purcell, and Jordan Lowther with the RuffKulture CD.
CD launch by RuffKulture. RuffKulture is a group of teenage rappers, singers and musicians based  at “The Hut” in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork). These rap workshops featured on RTE’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago.
They launched their album on Saturday May 23 at 2pm to 6pm in Camden Palace.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
TEENAGE rappers, singers and musicians based at The Hut in Gurranabraher (Youth Work Ireland Cork) have launched their first album. The rap workshops were featured on RTÉ’s The Secret Millionaire over a year ago. Warren Logan, the Secret Millionaire, recognised...

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VIDEO: Bill O’Herlihy book of Condolences

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Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 1:10pm Read More

VIDEO: Sports editor John McHale and GAA reporter John Horgan discuss the Cork Senior Hurling Championship which took place over the weekend

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Wednesday, 27/05/15 - 1:11pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: FIFA 16 will include women’s football for first time

FIFA release their new game - FIFA 16 - in September, and for the first time in its history it will include women’s teams. The newest version of the EA Sports game will feature 12 international women’s teams - Australia,...

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Blatter: I have to ‘find a way to fix things’

Sepp Blatter has spoken at the FIFA Congress and seems to have no intention of quitting his role as FIFA...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 4:33pm Read More

Tote extends Galway sponsorship

Tote Ireland is to continue its sponsorship of the Galway Plate for a further three years until 2017.The total value...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 3:16pm Read More

Wozniacki falls at Roland Garros

Fifth seed Caroline Wozniacki was dumped out of the French Open second round after she lost 6-4 7-6 (7/4) to...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 3:11pm Read More

VIDEO: Barbarians getting ready for Ireland by training blindfold

Ireland are taking on the Barbarians in Limerick tonight, with a sprinkling of Irish names lining out for the visitors.Robbie...

Thursday, 28/05/15 - 3:05pm Read More