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Sheikh Ihab Ahmed, The Right Reverend Paul Colton; Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Most Reverend John Buckley; Bishop of Cork and Ross and Sheikh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, attending the launch of the Cork city integration project 'A Journey Together' at the council chamber in City Hall.
Picture: David Keane.
  • Ian Redmond with his daughter Alisha
  • 2.4.2014. Little Alisha Savage age 3 is the only child in Ireland with a rare form of brain cancer. Her parents have had to relocate to America to give her the best treatment for her illness. She is pictured her with her mum Michelle, dad John and little sister Emma-Louise (1).
  • Evening Echo News 28-06-2016
The Chernobyl Children International tour to Fota Wildlife Park, Cork.  Picture Dan Linehan
  • Conor Healy, Cork Chamber CEO, Barry O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, Frank Ryan, Director of DTZ and Chairman of Cork Chamber Housing Policy Working Group, Sarah Thatt-Foley, Policy & Research Executive at Cork Chamber.

Pic John Sheehan
EEjob 16/01/2013
Echo News
Sheikh Ihab Ahmed, The Right Reverend Paul Colton; Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Most Reverend John Buckley; Bishop of Cork and Ross and Sheikh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, attending the launch of the Cork city integration project 'A Journey Together' at the council chamber in City Hall.
Picture: David Keane.Ian Redmond with his daughter Alisha2.4.2014. Little Alisha Savage age 3 is the only child in Ireland with a rare form of brain cancer. Her parents have had to relocate to America to give her the best treatment for her illness. She is pictured her with her mum Michelle, dad John and little sister Emma-Louise (1).Evening Echo News 28-06-2016
The Chernobyl Children International tour to Fota Wildlife Park, Cork.  Picture Dan LinehanConor Healy, Cork Chamber CEO, Barry O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, Frank Ryan, Director of DTZ and Chairman of Cork Chamber Housing Policy Working Group, Sarah Thatt-Foley, Policy & Research Executive at Cork Chamber.

Pic John Sheehan

Cork News

Convicted of raping and threatening to kill wife

A MAN has been convicted of raping and threatening to kill his wife as their marriage broke down in 2014. It is thought to be only the third successful prosecution of rape within a marriage since marital rape was made...

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Civic leaders speak out against attack on Imam as Lord Mayor says racism has no place in Cork

EEjob 16/01/2013
Echo News
Sheikh Ihab Ahmed, The Right Reverend Paul Colton; Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, The Most Reverend John Buckley; Bishop of Cork and Ross and Sheikh Dr Umar Al-Qadri, attending the launch of the Cork city integration project 'A Journey Together' at the council chamber in City Hall.
Picture: David Keane.
FEARS have been expressed that racism and prejudice could be on the rise in Cork following an attack on an...

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Lord Mayor urges fans to park responsibly at Páirc Uí Rinn

THE Lord Mayor of Cork has criticised GAA fans for incidents of illegal parking by those attending last night’s minor...

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Ian’s remains returned home

THE remains of a young Cork father tragically killed in a car crash in Australia have finally returned home. Ian...

Friday, 01/07/16 - 3:03pm Read More

Cork’s Console staff angered by revelations

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2015 Console Christmas Celebration of Light, at the Sacred Heart Church, Western Road, Cork.
Ger Rynne, Console Cork, speaking at the event.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
CONSOLE staff in Cork were ‘left “angry and betrayed” after the extent of the misuse of funds by the charity’s...

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Cork Sport

Cork minor boss laments failure to compete physically in the last quarter

Cork v Tipperary - Electric Ireland Munster GAA Hurling Minor Championship Semi-Final
John Horgan Hurling CORK team boss Denis Ring was at a loss to explain why his players had malfunctioned to the degree that they did in the final 10 minutes at Páirc Uí Rinn on Thursday night but, at the...

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Cork City refuse to get carried away as they focus on completing the task against Linfield

Linfield v Cork City - UEFA Europa League First Qualifying Round 1st Leg
Noel Spillane Soccer CORK City boss John Caulfield and Linfield’s David Healy were in total agreement at Windsor Park saying...

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Hosford admits Irish basketballers given a real scare by San Marino

Hosford
Ross O’Donoghue  Basketball IRELAND were given a ‘smack in the jaw’ by San Marino in the FIBA European Championships For...

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Burke and Cronin set for first Cork starts against Dublin

Killian Burke with John McGrath 22/5/2015
John Horgan Hurling A NUMBER of changes are envisaged on the Cork team for Saturday night’s opening game in the...

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Tipp’s blistering second-half blast adds to Rebel woes

Tipperary produced a blistering second-half performance – Liam Cahill’s young charges outscored their opponents by 0-14 to 0-3 from the...

Thursday, 30/06/16 - 10:50pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Celebrating Cork culture

The Friary Bar
The Friary bar plays host to a new festival that appreciates all things alternative on Leeside. Mike McGrath-Bryan speaks with venue chief Mike D’arcy SINCE reopening under new management late last year, the Friary bar on the North Mall (or...

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A little less serious

Exit: Pursued by a Bear
Exit: Pursued By A Bear have released a new album. Don O’Mahony chats with the Cork band. IT WAS something...

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One of rock ’n’ roll’s survivors

Kid Congo
■ Don O’Mahony catches up with Kid Congo Powers ahead of a free gig in Myrtleville THERE are few musicians...

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National News

Console’s founder Paul Kelly asked to return People of the Year award

Paul Kelly is being asked to return his People of the Year award. The former chief executive of Console was forced to resign after a HSE audit revealed financial irregularities at the national suicide charity between 2012 and 2014. He...

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Supreme Court reserves judgement in Mark Nash case

The Supreme Court has reserved judgement in a killer’s attempt to get damages for a 12-year delay in bringing his...

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Men with fake beards sentenced to five years for having firearm and ammunition

Two Dublin men have been sentenced to five years in prison for possessing a firearm and ammunition. Michael Finlay, 36,...

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Five unwanted dogs put down each day across Ireland

Five stray or unwanted dogs were put down in pounds every day last year, official figures have revealed. Reports from...

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Man charged with attempted robbery in Dublin

Gardaí have charged a 21-year-old man after an attempted robbery at a shop in Terenure yesterday. At around 6.20pm an...

Friday, 01/07/16 - 10:53am Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

TRAVEL: Jumbo-sized fun on my foray into western France frontiers

The Grand Elephant from the Machines de l'ile, with the carousel in the background. Pic: Jean-Dominique Billaud / LVAN.
It’s never been easier to get to Nantes and to check out a little-explored region of France, says KELLY O’BRIEN IT’S a blisteringly hot day in the impressively picturesque city of Nantes — an area that is often regarded as...

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Deirdre’s gift to her dad, a depiction of family home, is icing on cake

Deirdre O'Mahony with the 80th birthday cake she created for her father, Michael Gowen
When Michael Gowen set eyes on his 80th birthday cake, he was in for a wonderful surprise — his daughter...

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Art has left me broke and unhappy — but I do adore Cork people

Artist John Adams
Outspoken artist John Adams tells ELLIE O’BYRNE about his upbringing and career, and fires a few barbs at the Irish...

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WOW

Niamh sets her designs on NY

NIAMH FASHION 1
A Ballincollig student who won a €2,000 prize for her fashion designs wants to carve out a career in the US, writes AEDIN JOHNSTON BALLINCOLLIG woman Niamh Ciara Murray recently scooped one of the two coveted fashion awards at the...

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Working mums need support to breastfeed

Deirdre Desmond and her children.
Mum of three Deirdre Desmond faced obstacles when she breastfed her three boys, which prompted her to carry out research...

Wednesday, 29/06/16 - 5:33pm Read More

I am really proud to be a nurse

As nurses continue to suffer from burnout and stress due to heavy workloads and inadequate staffing, MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to...

Friday, 24/06/16 - 2:52pm Read More

Why is Vagina a horrible word?

Cast members in The Vagina Monologues which runs in Cork this week.
Proceeds from The Vagina Monologues, to be performed in Cork this week, will go to victims of domestic violence, writes...

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Help us celebrate our marathon milestone

At the launch in Kennedy Park, Cork of this year's Evening Echo Women's Mini Marathon which will take place on September 25 were athletes  Lizzie Lee and Michelle Finn with Jennifer O’Flaherty, Skechers and Nicola Cullinane, Evening Echo. Picture: Dan Linehan
The date has been set for this year’s Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, on September 25, which is now in...

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Video

Pictures and Video: Marina Colour Dash in aid of the Irish Cancer Society

A full-capacity /sold out 1,100 competitors took part in the charity event, part of a total of 7,000 participants nationally.
Participants throw paint in the air on the start line.
Pic; Larry Cummins
5km Colour Dash at The Marina, Cork City, in aid of The Irish Cancer Society on Sunday 26th June 2016. Video Larry Cummins 5km Colour Dash at The Marina, Cork City, in aid of The Irish Cancer Society on Sunday...

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Video and pictures: Cork kids run for fun at the Cork City Sports in CIT

EEXXjob 28/06/2016
Echo Sport/Irish Examiner.
Cork City Sports, 65th International Meet, Cork Institute of Technology Stadium, CIT, Cork.
Odhran O'Sullivam, Midleton AC, winning the Under 9 Boys race.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
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Rob Heffernan heads to Rio, full of confidence, with nothing to lose and with an Olympic medal in his pocket, he is under no pressure

EEXXjob 28/06/2016
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Cork City Sports, 65th International Meet, Cork Institute of Technology Stadium, CIT, Cork.
3000M Walk Men, Alex Wright and Rob Heffernan, in the opening stages of the race.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
With a complete set of European, World and Olympic medals, now, in his locker Togher athlete Robert Heffernan is heading...

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National Sport

Ryan Giggs to leave Manchester United after 29 years – report

Ryan Giggs is leaving Manchester United after 29 years at the club, according to the BBC. Giggs, who made a record 963 appearances for the club, had one more year on his contract as assistant manager but new boss Jose...

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Respect but no fear of Kerry, says Tipperary captain Acheson

By John Fogarty Tipperary’s historic Munster semi-final win over Cork last month will see them awarded with a last four...

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Falcao and Pato leave Chelsea at end of loan deals

Chelsea have confirmed the departures of forwards Radamel Falcao and Alexandre Pato at the end of their loan deals, while...

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Kilkenny v Galway: Michael Fennelly and Walter Walsh vital for Cats in Leinster final

Groundhog day is upon us once more. For those of us looking from the outside in, anyway, writes Peter McNamara...

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Crystal Palace sign Andros Townsend from Newcastle

Crystal Palace have signed Andros Townsend from Newcastle for £13m. The England international has agreed a five-year contract at the...

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