• Locals Frank Cannon and his granddaughters Eva and Elise Quinn, enjoying some reading time during the opening of the new Hollyhill Library on Harbour View Road.
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St. Vincents Church, Sunday's Well final Mass, Sunday's Well, Cork.
Tony Byrne, St. Vincents Church Sacristan and Fr. Jack Harris, PP St. Vincents Church, during preperations for the final Mass.
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Locals Frank Cannon and his granddaughters Eva and Elise Quinn, enjoying some reading time during the opening of the new Hollyhill Library on Harbour View Road.
Picture: David Keane.Button-framed-photos (1)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.
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St. Vincents Church, Sunday's Well final Mass, Sunday's Well, Cork.
Tony Byrne, St. Vincents Church Sacristan and Fr. Jack Harris, PP St. Vincents Church, during preperations for the final Mass.
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Cork News

New flights from Cork Airport to London City Airport

CityJet, the Irish European regional airline, today announced that it is to fly 18 times weekly between Cork Airport and London City Airport, commencing on October 1. The airline will fly three times daily on weekdays with its first flight...

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Hollyhill celebrates opening of €4.5 million library

Locals Frank Cannon and his granddaughters Eva and Elise Quinn, enjoying some reading time during the opening of the new Hollyhill Library on Harbour View Road.
Picture: David Keane.
IT was the beginning of a new chapter in Hollyhill today as the brand new community library opened to the...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 5:07pm Read More

Video; Search ongoing in West Cork following triple drowning tragedy

Scene from Baltimore today
THE 12-year-old daughter of a man who died in the Baltimore tragedy yesterday had to raise the alarm for help...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 12:14pm Read More

EU Funds Port Move

EUROPEAN funding of €12.3 million has been allocated to the Port of Cork to enable it to begin its €100 million...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:35pm Read More

Fury on first day as bridge closure causes chaos

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Traffic at a standstill near Clontarf Bridge, which is now closed for repairs.
Picture: David Keane.
THOUSANDS of commuters faced frustrating delays yesterday as day one of the closure of Clontarf Bridge led to total gridlock....

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 12:22pm Read More

Life

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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Cork act turn down America’s Got Talent

Provision 050515 REPRO FREE Await the Arts Explosion: Cork Midsummer Festival has launched its exciting programme for 2015, with some 43 events and 95 performances set to enchant and enthral audiences in 25 venues across a six-day period in June. For more information, see www.corkmidsummer.com Pictured at the launch of the festival are Cormac Mohally(Famous Seamus) and Cian Kinsella (Seanitashtic) from the award-winning Lords of Strut at Cork’s St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, one of the many festival venues. Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
Cork performer tells SARAH HORGAN about tempting offer to fly to Vegas for TV show audition – but he turned...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 2:00pm Read More

Patriot’s name lives on, 100 years after his death

UCC historian Gabriel Doherty says the life of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa still resonates today ON June 29, 1915, the famous...

Monday, 29/06/15 - 1:48pm Read More

Downtown

Brilliant chaos in new Triskel film

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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

Kildare Street closed due to protest

There is increased security at Leinster House this evening over a protest in support of Greece.Kildare Street has been closed to traffic after a number of protestors mounted a sit down protest including stopping a Dublin Bus on the road....

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New documents presented at Anglo trial

The prosecution has handed over newly discovered documents to the defence in the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 4:58pm Read More

Offaly family win €500k in first time playing Euromillions

A family from Birr, Co. Offaly who have been playing Lotto together for seven years decided to do something different...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 4:36pm Read More

Former Finance Minister resists saying whether a property bubble existed

Charlie McCreevy has denied that he was reckless with the public finances, and resisted answering whether he thought a property...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:35pm Read More

This is how much suncream you should officially be using

An average sized adult should be using a least six full teaspoons of suncream to be fully protected.The Health Products...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 2:43pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Winning is all that matters now for Cork’s underage hurlers

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Éamonn Murphy IF you want a prime example of a player who developed through the Cork underage ranks, Seán Óg Ó hAilpín is as good as any. Though blessed with natural athleticism and driven to be a supreme competitor from...

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Cork primed to answer their critics

Colm OÕNeill takes to the field 14/6/2015
Éamonn Murphy Football EAMONN Fitzmaurice called the Cork footballers the “most maligned team in the country” at a press call...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:54am Read More

Spike: There is no boxer I fear

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Padraig Hoare It’s been a quiet few years at the top level for Irish fighters within professional boxing – but...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:33am Read More

Clubs set to find out path to county final

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By John Horgan GAA  ONE of the most important events on the Cork GAA calendar takes place tonight with the...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:56am Read More

Rebels must be ready for a cauldron in Wexford Park

Offaly v Wexford - Bord Gáis Energy Leinster GAA Hurling U21 Championship Semi-Final
John Horgan Hurling BEWARE of a Wexford team with home advantage in Wexford Park.  That message was starkly illustrated last...

Tuesday, 30/06/15 - 7:21am Read More

WOW

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

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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

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Transgender story; Trish O'Connell.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
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NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
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“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

Video

Video: Coder Dojo in Bishopstown

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Coder Dojo event at Scoil Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown. Video Kavid Keane Holly Fitzgerald, Meghan O’Flynn, Amy O’Shea, Abbie Ahern and Rachel Healy, proudly displaying their Coder Dojo USB bands, at the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths curiosity hub, organised by...

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Video: Mercy kids become gardaí for the day

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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

Video: Lace up your runners for Echo mini marathon

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IT’S time to lace up the runners and pull out the sweatbands as entries for the 34th Evening Echo Women’s...

Wednesday, 24/06/15 - 11:27am Read More

National Sport

Nishikori abandons Wimbledon bid

Wimbledon men’s fifth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of the tournament due to a left calf injury.Tournament referee Andrew Jarrett announced Nishikori’s withdrawal.The 25-year-old, who was runner-up at last year’s US Open, was due to play Colombia’s...

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Cech thanks true fans for messages

Petr Cech has been subjected to some hideous abuse since leaving Stamford Bridge, but the Arsenal new boy is only...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 4:00pm Read More

Sharapova powers through

Maria Sharapova strolled into the third round of Wimbledon with a routine 6-3 6-1 win over outclassed debutant Richel Hogenkamp.The...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:58pm Read More

ROG and Barry Geraghty having the craic on Twitter

By Kevin MurphyRugby legend Ronan O’Gara and jockey Barry Geraghty swapped jokes this afternoon on Twitter. O’Gara tweeted a cute...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:48pm Read More

QUIZ: How much do you know about Wimbledon?

By Steve Neville Wimbledon is in full swing after kicking off on Monday with the likes of Novak Djokovic, Andy...

Wednesday, 01/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More