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Cork News

Stop the negativity – it’s not an election stunt, says Coveney

“I FIND it unbelievable that people are trying to turn something positive for the city into a negative.” That was the reaction of Minister Simon Coveney to criticism that Taoiseach Enda Kenny was turning the sod on Cork’s event centre...

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Lord Mayor: City must ‘embrace’ drug users

THE city must ‘embrace’ drug users in order to overcome their issues, according to Lord Mayor, Cllr Chris O’Leary. Mr...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 3:18pm Read More

Council rules out CCTV for Mahon walkway

Aerial of the Mahon Estuary.
Picture: Richard Mills
CCTV won’t be fitted at the Mahon estuary walkway despite requests to have it installed there — but signs to...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 1:15pm Read More

Officials question ‘housing crisis’ as 48% of applicants refuse offers

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ALMOST half of homes offered by Cork City Council are refused by people on the social housing waiting list with...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 1:02pm Read More

Video: Know Your Candidate

IE LIVE NEWS   06/06/2014 ... 
The annual meeting of Cork County Council.
Cllr. Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Naked encounters and pure Cork class are some of the topics discussed by Sinn Féin Councillor Donnchadh O’Laoghaire in the...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Cork Sport

Fermoy mourns the passing of soccer legend Pats Noonan

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Pats Noonan, a player synonymous with Fermoy soccer, died peacefully in his 89th year at the Amberley Nursing Home on Monday. Pats was a gifted amateur at a time when Cork Utd were on a crest of a wave. He...

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Paul O’Connell calls time on his rugby career

The IRFU have announced that Ireland’s talismanic leader Paul O’Connell has retired from rugby. The iconic rugby powerhouse had planned...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 10:18am Read More

Kearney back in the frame for Cork hurlers’ trip to Galway

Waterford v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final
John Horgan Hurling DANIEL KEARNEY is available for selection on the Cork hurling team for Sunday’s national league opener against...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 8:55am Read More

Demolition job by Donegal leaves Cork with lesson to absorb

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Barry O’Donovan Football analysis WHEN Daniel Goulding gave away a free deep in Donegal’s half with a forward’s tackle and 12.35...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 10:06am Read More

Mike Ross ready for Ireland return against France

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Sean McCarthy Rugby  IRELAND coach Joe Schmidt may fast track Mike Ross back into the Irish team for next weekend as...

Monday, 08/02/16 - 9:57am Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Music night is pure vintage

Antique shop Records and Relics is to host a regular acoustic music night
Tuesday sees the debut of music night Mind Your Head. Mike McGrath-Bryan hears what it’s all about NEXT Tuesday sees the debut of Mind Your Head, a new non-profit music night beginning in city-centre antique shop UrbanRemains. New music nights...

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One man with all this power

Chris Power
As part of our ongoing series on new artists in Cork, and ahead of his support slot for hip-hop royalty,...

Thursday, 28/01/16 - 3:28pm Read More

Sister act as the Wainwright girls perform in Cork

Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche.
DON O’MAHONY talks to Martha Wainwright about her collaboration with half-sister Lucy MARTHA Wainwright’s laugh is like a brief explosion,...

Thursday, 21/01/16 - 5:03pm Read More

National News

Eye-witness footage shows minutes after Regency Hotel shooting

Fiachra Ó Cionnaith, Political Reporter for Irish Examiner Disturbing eye-witness footage of the scenes just moments after David Byrne was shot dead at the Regency Hotel last Friday have emerged, showing the assassins making their getaway and what happened before...

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Beaumont Hospital asks patients to stay away unless an emergency

One of the country’s busiest emergency departments is urging people to stay away unless absolutely necessary. Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital says...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 9:56pm Read More

15-year-old missing from Dublin

Gardaí are appealing for your help in tracing the whereabouts of a girl missing from Dublin. 15-year-old Kelly Adebutu hasn’t...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 9:43pm Read More

Woman followed and assaulted as she walked home in Dublin

An investigation has been launched into an assault near a Dublin Dart station. A woman was attacked at about 8.30pm...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 9:25pm Read More

Almost €1m worth of cocaine seized in Dublin

Almost €1m worth of cocaine has been seized by Gardaí in Dublin. Just over €900,000 worth of the drug was...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 9:14pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Restless poet found true home in Cork

Afric McGlinchey
As the Cork International Poetry Festival gets underway this week, Martina O’Donoghue speaks to one of the festival’s featured poets, Afric McGlinchey, about a life of travel and her second collection of poetry, Ghost Of The Fisher Cat, which will...

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Rua’s Operation Transformation

Blackpool vet Alan Gallagher with Rua and his award
From being overweight to the queen of the catwalkies… a Cork dog has trimmed down and got fit thanks to...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 2:54pm Read More

Get ready to flip out over these pancakes

portrait of a young woman eating pancakes
  By Diane Curtin GET out the eggs, flour and milk. Slice the lemons and fill the sugar sprinkler. It’s...

Tuesday, 09/02/16 - 8:39am Read More

WOW

Choices, chances and change for our young women

I WISH Ambassador Anna McKenna from Scoil Mhuire Wellington Rd with I WISH founders Gillian Keating, Caroline O'Driscoll and Ruth Buckley. Picture Darragh Kane
Three dynamic Cork women have founded I WISH, to encourage young girls to pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM). Martina O’Donoghue talks to Ruth Buckley as a major event takes place this week THE statistics are...

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Writing poetry on the school run

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Mum of four Doireann Ní Ghríofa talks to Pam Ryan about discovering her poetic passion and the exciting projects she’s...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 10:24am Read More

Celebrate equality with me, dance in the street

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A Douglas woman has issued a call to everyone to gather, march, dance, wake the feminists and shake Cork from...

Thursday, 04/02/16 - 3:26pm Read More

The pain never goes away

Shannon Ryan
Young mum Shannon Ryan, who lost her son to meningitis, features in the final part of our series, shining a...

Wednesday, 03/02/16 - 3:00pm Read More

Do you ever wonder where your clothes come from?

Ruth Muckley
Broadcaster Deirdre O’Shaughnessy spoke to some of Cork’s fashionistas about the importance of shopping ethically, before she flew to Cambodia...

Tuesday, 02/02/16 - 8:05am Read More

Video

Video: Know Your Candidate

IE LIVE NEWS   06/06/2014 ... 
The annual meeting of Cork County Council.
Cllr. Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire.   
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Naked encounters and pure Cork class are some of the topics discussed by Sinn Féin Councillor Donnchadh O’Laoghaire in the latest video for the Evening Echo’s Get to Know Your Candidate series. Cllr. Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire. Picture: Denis Minihane. The...

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Video: What do you know about election candidate Mick Barry?

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Video: Audrey Ellard Walsh & Liz Dunphy COUNCILLOR Mick Barry, General Election candidate for Cork North Central with the Anti-Austerity...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 4:52pm Read More

Video: Cork’s top sports stars of 2015

Cliodhna Sargent. Picture: Diarmuid Greene / SPORTSFILE
Today’s the day we pick the winner of the Evening Echo Ladies Sport Star Awards. See this video to find out...

Friday, 05/02/16 - 2:21pm Read More

National Sport

Ben Foster saves West Brom from FA Cup exit

Peterborough 1 West Brom 1 (AET), West Brom win 4-3 on penalties West Brom survived a major scare to edge past Peterborough on penalties to reach the FA Cup fifth round. Ben Foster saved from Martin Samuelsen and Lee Angol...

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This American footballer is making waves at Gaelic football training in Mayo

By Stephen Barry He’s only been playing for a matter of days, but NFL wide receiver Roberto Wallace is looking...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 11:12pm Read More

Kieran Marmion left out of Schmidt’s plans as Ireland prepare to exploit French defence

After he was left on the bench for the duration of Sunday’s draw against Wales, Kieran Marmion won’t even have...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 8:55pm Read More

Liverpool’s U-turn on tickets hailed as ‘remarkable and unprecedented’ by supporters’ groups

Liverpool supporters’ groups have hailed the “remarkable and unprecedented” move by the club’s owners to reverse their decision on price...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 8:18pm Read More

Munster’s Scottish trip moved out of Glasgow due to wet weather

Glasgow have been forced to move another match to Kilmarnock as the Scotstoun pitch continues to be badly affected by...

Wednesday, 10/02/16 - 7:56pm Read More