• Guest Quizmaster, Graham Norton pictured with Grainne Crean, Una Keane, Sara Bignall and Ciara Crowley at the Aloha Ahakista Quiz Night,  part of the Ahakista Regatta Festival. Pic Tony McElhinney
  • Pictured at the Molson Canadian sponsored Indiependence Music festival is Sarah Cronin Rochestown  Photo: Rory Coomey
  • 10/06/2011 Indaver Ireland's John Ahern on Kildare St following the decision by An Bord Plean‡la to refuse planning permission for a proposed Û150m twin incinerator project in Cork Harbour. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
  • Woman reading book
  • Rachel Ireland
Guest Quizmaster, Graham Norton pictured with Grainne Crean, Una Keane, Sara Bignall and Ciara Crowley at the Aloha Ahakista Quiz Night,  part of the Ahakista Regatta Festival. Pic Tony McElhinneyPictured at the Molson Canadian sponsored Indiependence Music festival is Sarah Cronin Rochestown  Photo: Rory Coomey10/06/2011 Indaver Ireland's John Ahern on Kildare St following the decision by An Bord Plean‡la to refuse planning permission for a proposed Û150m twin incinerator project in Cork Harbour. Photo: Gareth Chaney CollinsWoman reading bookRachel Ireland

Cork News

Am I safer in Syria?

I AM thinking of returning to Syria rather than remaining in Cork where I am not wanted. These are the words of a Syrian mother who cannot leave her new home because of what she claims is intimidation by neighbours....

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Timing of Indaver info session criticised

10/06/2011 Indaver Ireland's John Ahern on Kildare St following the decision by An Bord Plean‡la to refuse planning permission for a proposed Û150m twin incinerator project in Cork Harbour. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Indaver hosted the first of a series of public information sessions regarding its renewed proposal to build an incinerator in...

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Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa commemoration kicks off Easter Rising centenary season

The first of more than 40 events to mark the Easter Rising has taken place with the commemoration 100 years...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 2:33pm Read More

VIDEO: Thousands revel at Indiependence Festival in Cork

The Indiependence Festival is into the second day of its 10th edition where the 8,000 capacity all-ticket affair plays across...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 10:50am Read More

Graham says Aloha to Ahakista for fundraising quiz

Laura McCarthy, Bantry, taking a selfie with Guest Quizmaster,  Graham Norton,  at the Aloha Ahakista Quiz Night, part of the Ahakista Regatta Festival. Pic Tony McElhinney
Graham Norton hosted  his Third Quiz Night in Ahakista  last night and it was another resounding success. Laura McCarthy, Bantry,...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:51am Read More

Cork Sport

Attitude not underage is the root of Cork’s hurling woes

Management
The Tony Considine Column THERE has been far too much bull in the last few days about issues behind the scenes in Cork GAA and not enough focus about the players and the terrible performance up in Thurles last Sunday....

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Can Scally rally team to a win?

Kate Leneghan and Lisa and Aideen Lynch, in Cork ladies minor football team training session at Eire Og GAA grounds of their upcoming All-Ireland final. 	Picture: David Keane
2014 senior final goal heroine Eimear Scally will captain the Cork minors in Monday’s All-Ireland showdown with Galway. She gives her first in-depth...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 2:35pm Read More

Do we focus on training or coaching?

Cork players
The Paudie Kissane column WITH Cork’s exit from the championship last week, there was no quarter-final to preview this week....

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 8:06am Read More

City host Bohs with Dundalk in their sights

Dundalk v Cork City - SSE Airtricity League Premier Division
NOEL SPILLANE Soccer  CORK CITY will bring a 49-day hiatus to an end when they meet fifth placed Bohemians in...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 7:28am Read More

FAMILY INSPIRATION SEES DENNEHY’S SOAR

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Pádraig Hoare  With a US Presidential election just over a year away, the 20-plus candidates are busy scrambling around the...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 10:34am Read More

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Downtown

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 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

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

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

Brian Coughlan of City Limits Comedy Club.
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

One winner of €6m Lotto jackpot

There was one winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth more than €6m. The numbers drawn were: 3, 7, 11, 33, 37, and 42. The bonus number was 39. More than 45,000 players won prizes in tonight’s draw, including one winner...

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Fine Gael loses support in latest poll

Fine Gael has lost a significant amount of support in the latest political opinion poll. The Millward Brown survey for...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 9:04pm Read More

Delays on rail services after Cork train became stuck

Irish Rail is reporting delays of up to two hours out of Heuston station this afternoon. The train company says...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Mental illness ‘a battle we could not win’, funeral of Louth couple told

Louth couple Marie and Jim Quigley have been laid to rest. In Monday, the body of 68-year-old Marie Quigley was...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 5:02pm Read More

Two arrested following €13k drugs seizure in Shankill

Gardaí are continuing to question two men in connection with the discovery of drugs and a weapon in Dublin. Gardaí...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:49pm Read More

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Life

Tips on overcoming Bank Holiday blues

Woman reading book
We’ve arrived at the final Bank Holiday weekend of the summer, but for many people, like NICOLA DEPUIS, it can be an obstacle rather than a ‘time out’. Here, she comes up with tips to get you through it. THE...

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A celebration of Cork craftwork

Luke Sisk's tea bowls which showcase as part of Cork Craft Month
Craftsmen and women tell Colette Sheridan about their work ahead of Cork Craft Month, which starts next week CORK can...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:33pm Read More

Music is there for us all, no matter our age or disability, says Eva

Eva McMullen UCC Music Lecturer
UCC music lecturer Eva McMullen is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired students have more accessibility to music. She...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

WOW

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 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

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

Juggling comedy and motherhood

Laura O'Mahony, Polly and husband Shane
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”

Jessica Ní Mhaolain
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: Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s

Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series. Video / Images David Keane Cork Film Festival Films at Fitzy’s is Cork’s first outdoor cinema series. Six favourite classic films will be shown on the big screen...

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VIDEO: King of the Hill Triathlon, Kinsale

The King of the Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday, July 25, 2015. Video and pictures by Des...

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Skibbereen Arts Festival

The Opening of the Skibbereen Arts Festival Video and Pictures by Denis Scannell Family fun, music, literature, exhibitions and a...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:41pm Read More

National Sport

Gallagher praises midfield trio for second-half blitz

By Francis Mooney Donegal manager Rory Gallagher paid tribute to his midfield warriors for swinging a tight Qualifier tie in his side’s favour at Croke Park. Galway had their noses in front in the early stages of the second half,...

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Social media reacts to Donegal’s victory over Galway

By Robert McNamara Donegal were criticised for their style of play at times, playing a possession game for lengthy periods,...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 7:35pm Read More

Donegal dismiss Galway with second-half brilliance

Donegal 3-12 Galway 0-11By John Fogarty Donegal recovered from a massive 30 minutes without a score to put away Galway...

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Tyrone progress after ‘routine’ dispatch of stubborn Sligo

Sligo 0-14 Tyrone 0-21Brendan O’Brien, Croke Park Mickey Harte’s Tyrone booked their place in a tenth All-Ireland football quarter-final in...

Saturday, 01/08/15 - 6:47pm Read More

Twitter reacts to Tyrone’s victory over Sligo

By Robert McNamara Tyrone marched onward in the SFC qualifier as Sligo limped out for another year. The big talking...

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