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  • Cork's Heather O'Brien in action during a training session with Ireland ahead of their opening World Cup game against USA on Friday in Paris. Picture: Inpho
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  • Michael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim Coughlan
  • Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane
kellyCork's Heather O'Brien in action during a training session with Ireland ahead of their opening World Cup game against USA on Friday in Paris. Picture: InphoTo be captioned by Picture DeskMichael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim CoughlanMiss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane

Cork News

Tattoo legends open new Cork studio

Miami Ink tv star Ami James  in the new Love Hate Social Club tattoo studio on French Church Street.
Pic: Larry Cummins
Some of the world’s top tattoo artists are in Cork this weekend to open the new Love Hate Social Club tattoo studio on French Church Street. The studio is the brainchild of world-famous tattoo artist Ami James of Miami Ink television show...

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Family pays tribute to Cork climber who died in Alps avalanche

The Corkman who died whilst climbing on the Alps mountain range yesterday has been named as Shay Casey.He was climbing...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 5:36pm Read More

Three-year-old killed in Cork farming accident

A three-year-old boy has died after being hit by a JCB near Bantry in West Cork.It is understood the three-year-old...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 3:23pm Read More

Cork man dies in climbing fall in Italy

A  Cork man has died in a climbing accident in Italy — the third Irish man to die in climbing...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 9:57am Read More

Berehaven Credit Union customers begin to receive compensation

Customers of the collapsed Berehaven Credit Union in Cork have begun to receive compensation payments.The Central Bank says payments totalling...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 11:21am Read More


“I’ve literally rocked around the clock, morning to night”

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As he prepares to once again grace our TV screens, Cork radio personality John Creedon tells DONAL O’KEEFFE  about his career and outlook on life THE deaths of four close friends in the past year have left Cork broadcaster John...

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‘Maturity is a wonderful thing…if we had met at age of 20, there would be skin and hair flying!’

Michael and Marie McNamara feature, Little Island, Co. Cork. Picture Jim Coughlan
HE late afternoon sun casts a shadow over the colourful flowers and cheerful birdsong. The love-seat, a French design, is...

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 3:36pm Read More

Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum parts with crown

Miss Universe Cork Nicola Meldrum from Monkstown. Picture: Darragh Kane
THE reigning Miss Universe Cork has been forced to part with her crown due to college commitments taking her overseas....

Tuesday, 29/07/14 - 9:59am Read More

National News

Weather warning issued for bank holiday weekend

Met Éireann have issued an orange weather warning for the next two days.A rainfall warning is in place for east Munster, Leinster and east Ulster.A status orange alert is in place until 6am tomorrow in Leinster and counties Cavan and...

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DNA test results on dismembered leg found in Ballyfermot due today

The results of a DNA test carried out on a dismembered leg found in a Dublin bin are due to...

Saturday, 02/08/14 - 9:04am Read More

Gardaí renew fatal Heuston Station collision appeal

Gardaí investigating a fatal collision that claimed the life of a teenage girl in Dublin over two weeks ago are...

Saturday, 02/08/14 - 8:57am Read More

Woman dies in Galway crash

A woman in her mid 50s has died in a collision in Moycullen, Co Galway.It happened at around 4.30am on...

Saturday, 02/08/14 - 8:52am Read More

Judge allows Cork woman to proceed with case against Pfizer

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has failed to stop a legal action by a Cork woman who claims the company did not...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 4:25pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Cork players to answer Ireland’s call against USA at World Cup

Gill Bourke with Cork's Ireland representatives Laura Guest, Heather O'Brien and Gemma Crowley (team manager). Picture: David Keane
  HIGHFIELD’S Heather O’Brien has been given the nod to start in Ireland’s World Cup opener today. Philip Doyle named the back-row at number 8 for the 2013 Grand Slam champions’ opener against USA in France (4pm), in what will...

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Hurling committee needed to revive underage hurling in Cork

Éamonn Murphy Underage hurling THERE was never any chance of Cork travelling to Ennis last night and pulling off an...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 1:10pm Read More

Caulfield urges fans to come out in strength

John Caulfield
Noel Spillane CORK City boss John Caulfield is hoping his team can break the 6,000 attendance mark for tomorrow night’s...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 12:48pm Read More

Cuthbert: Stop knocking dual players

 Éamonn Murphy FOOTBALL manager Brian Cuthbert believes the county’s dual stars should be praised rather than criticised for serving Cork...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 12:45pm Read More

Underage famine continues for Cork hurling after heavy defeat

Colm Galvin, Clare, in action against Cillian Burke in last night's  Munster U21 Hurling Championship Final in  Ennis. Picture: Sportsfile
CORK’S dismal underage run continued at Cusack Park last night, as Clare recorded their first provincial final over the Rebels...

Thursday, 31/07/14 - 9:04am Read More


Living la vegan loca!

Chris Dunne speaks to vegan Louise Kelly, who set up her own vegetarian stall at Ladysbridge market BUDDY the dog likes the odd lettuce leaf or cucumber stick, which is hardly surprising since his owner is a vegan. “Often, when...

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Hundreds of redheads to descend on Crosshaven for convention

Sarah Mullens, Queen of the Red Heads 2013/2014 and Laura McNally, Care to Drive, Irish Cancer Society. Picture: Jason Clarke Photography
RED will be the colour for the village of Crosshaven next month as it again hosts the Irish Redhead Convention....

Wednesday, 30/07/14 - 9:11am Read More

2014 Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon launched

At the launch of the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, in association with Keary’s Mini, Little Island, (associate sponsor), were:  Eileen Buckley, St Finbarr’s AC and mini marathon committee;  Karen Twomey, Leevale AC; Shane O’Maille, Mini sales manager, Keary’s; Paddy Buckley, race director; Amy Meehan, marketing manager of Keary’s Group, and Ray Lougheed, Evening Echo brand manager. Picture: David Keane
LADIES all over Cork are in training for this year’s Evening Echo Women’s Mini-Marathon which will raise thousands of euro...

Friday, 25/07/14 - 12:11pm Read More

How to get that haute couture make-up look

WITH smokey eyes at Zuhair Murad, winged liner at Armani Prive and blood red lips at Jean Paul Gaultier, the...

Friday, 18/07/14 - 11:01am Read More

Kate: My book is like a support group for expectant mums

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MAEVE O’KEEFFE chats with author Kate Carbery about new book Becoming Mum, How To Survive Childbirth And The Early Months...

Wednesday, 16/07/14 - 11:24am Read More

National Sport

Brilliant Garcia storms into lead at Akron

A stunning round of 61 gave Sergio Garcia a three-shot lead over Ryder Cup team-mate Justin Rose at the halfway stage of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational on Friday.After going to the turn in 34 and picking up a shot on the...

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PGA Tour: Johnson not suspended

The PGA Tour has been urged to be more transparent following confusion surrounding the status of world number 16 Dustin...

Saturday, 02/08/14 - 12:58am Read More

Lampard to join City – reports

Frank Lampard is on the verge of joining Manchester City on loan, according to reports.The England midfielder signed for City's...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 11:20pm Read More

Doyle delighted with winning start

Ireland head coach Philip Doyle was delighted that his side closed out a 23-17 win over the USA in their...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 8:06pm Read More

Martin strikes again with Artist

Tony Martin's fantastic Galway Festival continued as talented apprentice Sean Corby conjured a late run out of Artful Artist to...

Friday, 01/08/14 - 7:22pm Read More