Cork News

ESB found 60% responsible for flood damage to UCC

Flood damage in the Mardyke Arena
THE ESB has been found 60% liable for damage to UCC grounds in the November 2009 flood which caused millions of damage to the University and the city. Flood damage in the Mardyke Arena In a major decision in the...

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Homeless Garden Project

EE news 30/09/2015.
Food project; Micheal O'Mahony and Gerard Banks beside a polytunnel that is to be put to use for growing fruit for making juices. Liz Dunphy story.
A protest sleepout, including a candlelight vigil, is being organised for 10th October 2015 outside City Hall, Cork, starting from 8pm until 8am next morining.
Pic; Larry Cummins
A NEW  community farming project is to be launched, which aims to grow foods that will then be juiced and given...

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River Lee ceremony to remember the dead

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Currach rowing along the Marina, with Blackrock Castle in background on the River Lee, Cork City in early morning light
Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
A SPECIAL ceremony for those who have lost their lives in the River Lee and to show support for their...

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Video: Support for owners of gutted Douglas Store

3rd October 2015....... Firefighers battling the fire at Broadale stores on Maryborough Hill, Cork on Saturday night.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THE community in Douglas has vowed to rally round the owners of a popular store that was ravaged by fire...

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Cork student ‘escapes two men’ and warns other girls to be vigilant

A student in Cork has had a lucky escape after she managed to get away from two men who she...

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Cork Sport

The French didn’t see much to fear, but it was a case of job done

Simone Favaro and Michele Campagnaro with Peter O'Mahony and Keith Earls 4/10/2015
The expert view from Irish international Heather O’Brien A TENTATIVE encounter was to be expected between teams so well acquainted. In the end their dominance at set pieces but failure to sparkle in phase play has done enough to keep...

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Cauflield deserves plaudits after solid showing in cup semi-final

Bray Wanderers v Cork City - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Final
NOEL SPILLANE Soccer TAKE a bow John Caulfield.  The former Avondale United manager has steered Cork City into their first...

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Rodgers isn’t the reason Liverpool are stuck in a rut

Soccer - Brendan Rodgers File Photo
Barbara O’Connell I got a phone call from a friend on Sunday morning saying Brendan Rodgers was going to be...

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Castlehaven and Nemo set up repeat of 2013 county final

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John Horgan THE Cork County SFC final that most neutrals would have chosen has come to pass after Nemo Rangers...

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It’s wasn’t pretty, but Cork City won’t mind

Bray Wanderers v Cork City - Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Final
John McHale THEY won and are through to next month’s cup final.  That’s the only important statistic you ever want...

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RWC 15 News

TV3 celebrates highest-ever ratings as 1.38 million tune in to see Ireland beat Italy

TV3 is celebrating its highest ratings ever after nearly 1.4 million people watched the Ireland v Italy match. 1.38 million people tuned in to watch Ireland beat Italy to book a place in the quarter finals. The game had an...

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VIDEO: Australia’s Michael Hooper cited for alleged foul play during England win

Australia flanker Michael Hooper has been cited for alleged foul play during the Wallabies’ 33-13 victory over England at Twickenham...

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World Rugby investigates England over alleged coaching protocol breach

England are being investigated for an alleged breach of protocol in communications with matchday officials during Saturday’s 33-13 defeat to...

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RWC 15 Banter

RWC Diary: Japan becoming a rugby county too

JAPAN BECOMING A RUGBY COUNTRY TOO Some 1.38m people tuned in to see Ireland beat Italy on Sunday, an average of 956,600 viewers, which is the highest ratings ever achieved by TV3. The Ireland v Italy game peaked at 1.18m...

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VIDEO: Sighs of relief for Ireland’s green army

Phew… that was the general consensus at the end of a too-close for comfort match which put Ireland in the...

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VIDEO: The sights and sounds from Ireland v Italy

Check out this video gallery of images captured by Irish Examiner photographer Dan Linehan, before, during and after Ireland’s victory...

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Full Steam Ahead for Slow Motion Heroes

Slow Motion Heroes
It’s been a long time coming, but the Cork band are about to release their debut album IT HAS been a pretty long and winding road for Slow Motion Heroes but, after having formed in 2008 they’ve finally reached the Promised...

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Hat-trick of album launches

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Don O’Mahony previews three great live album launches happening in Cork this month YOU WAIT to hear a decent Irish...

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Looking back at the way forward

Keith Lawlor
Mike McGrath talks to drummer Keith Lawler, from giveamanakick, about his new music app Firestage IT must be a strange...

Thursday, 10/09/15 - 3:38pm Read More

National News

Smoking linked to almost half of fatal fires in the North

Smoking has been linked to almost half the fatal fires in the North of Ireland over the past five years. The Fire and Rescue Service said this applied to 22 of the 53 accidental fire deaths since 2010. Alan Walmsley,...

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Longboat Quay residents will not be forced to pay for remedial works

Dublin City Council has passed an emergency motion to ensure Longboat Quay residents are not forced to pay for remedial...

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‘I’ve never been as concerned going into a winter period’

The Secretary General of the nurses and midwives union says he has never been as worried heading into a winter...

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Road Safety Week puts focus on bicycle helmets

Cyclists are being urged to wear a helmet as part of Road Safety Week. A study of 37 cycling deaths...

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Queen legend Brian May denounces Irish hare coursing

As the new hare coursing season begins, Queen legend Brian May has denounced Irish hare coursing in a tweet as...

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Evening Echo Video


The safety, security and peace of mind of rural Ireland has been lost

File pic of protests against rural garda closure
  In her weekly column Ailin Quinlan talks about how rural Ireland is feeling the repercussions of garda station closures in recent years    THERE is an old, old nursery rhyme, which, legend has it, dates as far back as...

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My baby sleep techniques work like a dream for parents

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Baby Sleep therapist Lucy Wolfe with her children, Jesse, Harry, Ellen and Eden at their home in Douglas, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
Like many mums, CHRIS DUNNE recalls only too well those many sleepness nights – but Cork expert Lucy Wolfe says...

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‘Cork parents are so amazing – without them we couldn’t do this research’

Professor Geraldine Boylan
Ahead of a major international three-day conference in Cork this week on neonatal brain monitoring, COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to the...

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We’re so passionate about breastfeeding

Mums and their children at the Cuidiu meeting at Blackpool Public Library.
National Breastfeeding Week runs until October 7, MARTINA O’DONOGHUE talks to Cork mums about the benefits and joy of breastfeeding their children and the challenges they also encounter. THE sun is shining through the floor-to-ceiling windows on the top floor...

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Mary’s wit and wisdom live on

Mary O'Leary
Cork woman Mary O’Leary, who lived until almost 105, features in a new documentary on Ireland’s oldest citizens, writes Cara...

Wednesday, 30/09/15 - 2:55pm Read More

What the Government needs to deliver for women in Budget 2016

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The National Women’s Council has called on the Government for investment in early childcare education, tackle violence against women and...

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Award winning CNN reporter loves life in Cork

She rose through the ranks as a political and breaking news correspondent in Washington DC, covering the Columbine school shooting,...

Monday, 28/09/15 - 3:28pm Read More

From online … to on the shelf

Sinead Cady
Cork make-up artist Sinead Cady has 700,000 YouTube subscribers, and this week she launches her new book, writes ELAINE DUGGAN...

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Video: Support for owners of gutted Douglas Store

3rd October 2015....... Firefighers battling the fire at Broadale stores on Maryborough Hill, Cork on Saturday night.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
THE community in Douglas has vowed to rally round the owners of a popular store that was ravaged by fire on Saturday night. It is believed that a fire started deliberately in a bin outside Broadale Stores led to the...

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Video: Welcome home for navy heroes

Able Comms Shauna Ferro gets a hug from mother Catherine on the LE Niamh's return​ from humanitarian and search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean, to Haulbowline Naval Base, Cork.
Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
A CORKMAN flew across the globe from Australia to welcome back his sister with the crew of the LÉ Niamh...

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Video: Don’t miss Saturday’s mini marathon supplement!

EEjob 27/09/2015
Echo News/Sport.
Evening Echo Women's Mini Marathon, Cork.
Prior to the Start, competitors on Mill Road.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Were you one of the 8,500 people who took part in last Sunday’s Evening Echo Mini Marathon? If so relive...

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National Sport

Rory McIlroy takes ‘selfish view’ of his special exemption

Rory McIlroy admits he has to take a “selfish view” of his special exemption to remain in the Race to Dubai, despite the repercussions for other players. The ankle injury which forced McIlroy to sit out three tournaments this summer,...

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Brendan Rodgers ‘incredibly disappointed’ over Liverpool sacking

Sacked Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken of his disappointment at being dismissed but has wished his successor well for...

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WATCH: Belgian goalie saves a hat-trick of penalties to earn unlikely draw

By Stephen Barry When the final whistle blew moments after their 94th-minute equaliser, the players of Belgium’s KV Mechelen didn’t...

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WATCH: Roy Keane nails the crossbar challenge during Ireland training

Roy Keane may have hung up his boots a good while ago now, but he proved today he’s still got...

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Rape conviction of Ched Evans referred to British Court of Appeal

Footballer Ched Evans’s conviction for raping a 19-year-old woman has been referred to the British Court of Appeal, the Criminal...

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