• Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
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  • Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
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Cork City FC fan Cian O'Callaghan from Churchfield  who travelled to Dundalk this week to secure his tickets.
Picture: Eddie O'HareSnowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
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Cork News

Thanks for the Memories

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THEY didn’t manage to lift the title, but John Caulfield’s Cork City lifted everyone on Leeside this year. After a lengthy spell without any success, City had an epic season and did their Rebel Army of fans proud at Oriel...

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Brigadier Kieran takes the helm at Collins Barracks

A NEW commanding officer has been appointed to 1 Southern Brigade at Collins Barracks in Cork. Brigadier Kieran Brennan took...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 9:08am Read More

Luke: Two Ebola cases too much for a hospital

A CORK hospital consultant has warned that just two suspected Ebola cases at any of Ireland’s emergency departments would be...

Saturday, 25/10/14 - 9:06am Read More

Two Cork men receive bravery awards for saving four lives

Mark O'Mahony who rescued three men from the sea when their dinghy capsized off Audley Cove in Ballydehob.
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A pair of Corkonians were among those hailed as heroes at today’s National Bravery Awards. The event took place at Farmleigh House...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 3:39pm Read More

Bon Secours hospital to offer emergency services

THE Bon Secours hospital in Cork is to start providing emergency services at their hospital on College Road. A new...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 12:16pm Read More

Life

VIDEO: Cloghroe Spooky Stroll to School

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Pupils and staff taking part in the Spooky Stroll to School,  part of the Green Schools Programme on Travel, at Cloghroe NS, Co Cork. VIdeo / Picture: Denis Minihane. View the video below.              ...

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VIDEO: Is this cute new arrival the smallest horse in Ireland?

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Donal Leahy with a 2-day old Falabella foal, which stands at just 19 inches in height, at Leahy’s Open Farm,...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 6:15pm Read More

Party on, Cork

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The annual Christmas bash is back on the agenda as venues report a surge in company bookings in pre-holiday season...

Friday, 17/10/14 - 3:35pm Read More

Downtown

UCC graduates show just how ‘Happy’ they are

New graduates from Drama & Theatre Studies UCC surprise and delight fellow students, staff, family and friends with an impromptu performance at the end of their conferring ceremony. Picture:  Tomas Tyner
FAMILY, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings yesterday were entertained by a group of Drama and Theatre Studies graduates who showed just how happy they really were. The new graduates surprised onlookers by breaking into a high-energy dance...

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Here’s our lowdown on what’s happening in Cork this weekend

'The Nightmare Realm' opens tonight at Albert Quay. Picture: Denis Minihane
GET your weekend off to a literary start today with a free event at UCC. Author John Banville will be taking...

Friday, 03/10/14 - 11:58am Read More

Guinness Amplify turns up the volume on Cork music scene

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From tonight until Sunday the Guinness Amplify series of free gigs come to Cork, their goal is to bring original...

Thursday, 02/10/14 - 3:16pm Read More

National News

Gardaí appeal over missing girl, 14

Concern is growing about a teenage girl who's been missing from her home in Clondalkin for five days.14-year-old Catherine Hayes Rice was last seen on Monday night at about 8.30pm in the Clondalkin area. She is described as about 5'8"...

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Man charged with murder of his parents in Donegal court

A man has been charged with the murder of his parents after appearing at a special sitting of Ballyshannon District...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 10:50pm Read More

Three arrested in Louth counter-drug operation

Gardai in Co Louth have arrested three people as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:07pm Read More

Gaeltacht host families may get extra water allowance

Families who take in pupils for Gaeltacht courses may be set for a special deal on water charges.The Gaeltacht minister...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:00pm Read More

PSNI ’should reveal group suspects’ in Newry canal murder court hears

Police should reveal which paramilitary group they suspect of murdering a Co Armagh father-of-two, irrespective of the potential political fallout,...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 7:41pm Read More

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VIDEO: Cork City fans in full voice at Oriel Park

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Rebel Army fans show their support for John Caulfield’s Cork City in tonight’s crucial SSE Airtricity Premier League decider at Oriel Park, Dundalk. Video by Larry Cummins   See the video below:                ...

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D-day for City

Cork City supporter Caitriona Golden, who has travelled from Malaysia for tonight's game with Dundalk, pictured with Timmy Murphy, Cork City CEO and team manager John Caulfield.
Cork City were total outsiders at the start of the SSE Airtricity Premier Division campaign, but have defied the doubters...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 9:04am Read More

Cork’s Keohane gets sevens rugby contract with IRFU

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  CORK’S Claire Keohane has been given the nod for a contract with the IRFU. The Killagh woman was named...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:09am Read More

Munster have 11 named in Ireland panel

Munster's Ian Keatley training in UL. Picture: Inpho
  MUNSTER players Ian Keatley and Dave Foley got a timely boost ahead of their European Champions Cup game against...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

Kenny blasts O’Rourke in GPA defence

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TOM KENNY has launched a staunch defence of the GPA following Colm O’Rourke’s controversial musings in his Sunday Independent column...

Wednesday, 22/10/14 - 8:44am Read More

WOW

Losing five stone saved my life

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  Carrigaline mum Dolores Mahony recently appeared with her family on TV3’s Doctor In The House, in a bid to improve their health. After losing an incredible five stone, she chats to Jane Mc Namara about the issues she believes...

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A real zinger!

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This is a lovely cake that can be used as a dessert or as a teatime cake. Delicious on its...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Elaine has beauty and brains

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Jane Mc Namara chats to medical student and Miss Bikini Ireland contestant Elaine O’Connor about what she hopes to bring...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

It’s fashion week, darling!

Busi Zulu with fashion designer and Cork Fashion Week judge Claire Garvey
Cork fashion blogger and stylist Busi Zulu says Cork Fashion Week presents the perfect opportunity to the fashion-conscious men and...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 3:42pm Read More

How do you tell your parents you’re a stripper?

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When your mum is a college professor and your father is a vet, a career in stripping may not be...

Wednesday, 24/09/14 - 12:34pm Read More

National Sport

Kenny: This was special

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny hailed his side's title triumph as "special" following their 2-0 victory over Cork City at Oriel Park last night.Second-half strikes from Stephen O'Donnell and Brian Gartland ensured the Premier Division title was back at the border...

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Van Gaal not interested in criticism from anyone

Louis van Gaal will put up his "iron shield" and do battle with those who criticise his methods at Manchester...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:44pm Read More

Mourinho ready to risk Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is prepared to risk Diego Costa's fitness at Manchester United on Sunday, providing the striker can...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:31pm Read More

Schmeichel condemns Neville’s comment

Peter Schmeichel has criticised his former Manchester United team-mate Gary Neville for questioning Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.Siding with his fellow...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:28pm Read More

Saracens succumb to the red tide

Munster 14 Saracens 3Munster ended a tight European Champions Cup encounter on their terms as Saracens succumbed to the red...

Friday, 24/10/14 - 11:06pm Read More