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Cork News

Wedding guest dies after being hit by car

A MAN visiting Cork for a bank holiday weekend wedding tragically died in a traffic accident. The 33-year-old man died just after 5am this morning after being hit by a car on the Midleton side of Castlemartyr, on the N25....

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City traders hit hard by bus strike

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BUSINESSES in Cork city were left counting the cost of the weekend bus strikes that hit trade by up to...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:19am Read More

Oncology nurses plan for industrial action

NURSING staff at the Oncology Ward at Cork University will not carry out any non-essential work from May 12 in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:09am Read More

Bathing to improve after Youghal gets an upgrade

IRISH Water has revealed details of a €22.8 million investment in waste water infrastructure near Front Strand Beach in Youghal...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:07am Read More

Ban sugary drinks says Cork doc

Obese child measuring self
SUGARY drinks should be banned for children says a Cork consultant. “I am all for a sugar tax” says Dr...

Saturday, 02/05/15 - 1:24pm Read More


I’ve been in pain since I was 13, I just have to live with it

ALICE O’CONNOR: “I could have one great day, but mightn’t be able to get out of the bed in the morning with the pain.”
Alice O’Connor spends every day dealing with a condition called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. She tells COLETTE SHERIDAN about her long road to a diagnosis. IMAGINE regularly dislocating your joints and suffering excruciating pain. That’s the lot of 22-year-old Alice O’Connor, a...

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Seasonal game and rhubarb make for a glorious supper

Venison sausage pot
The Weekend Foodie Di Curtin whips up a budget friendly and delicious supper  A FOOD find in Supervalu inspires this...

Monday, 30/03/15 - 12:34pm Read More

You’re a long way from de Lough, boy

CORKMEN IN OZ: From left, Peter Crowley, of Togher, Michael Cahalane, of Glanmire, and Barry Murphy, of Douglas, at the Barangaroo project, which is close to Sydney harbour
While Cork tries to put the wheels in motion for a recovery in its collapsed construction sector, the building business...

Friday, 20/03/15 - 8:05am Read More


It’s just The Minutes, no quiz

The Minutes
Don O’Mahony talks to the forthright Dublin trio about their Cork fanbase and their just-do-it attitude THERE are, I suppose, two extremes of music interviewee. At one end of the spectrum, there are those who affect a wide-eyed wonder when...

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By the moon and the stars and my mum

Jenn Grant. Photo by Dee Dee Morris
Mark McAvoy chats with Canadian folk singer songwriter Jenn Grant about her latest album and tour NOMINATED for two Juno...

Friday, 03/04/15 - 10:52am Read More

Feldman to present his award-winning documentary at UCC

Director  of The Lab, Yotam Feldman
THE maker of an award-winning documentary will travel to Cork next week to present it an Irish screening in UCC. Documentary...

Friday, 27/03/15 - 7:13pm Read More

National News

Burton urged to reverse imminent cuts to lone parents’ grants

The Government is being urged to reverse planned changes to the one-parent family support grant. Fianna Fáil said it was ironic the Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton was trying to incentivise people back to work by "rewarding them with...

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Senator: State-funded agencies under pressure to support Yes vote

A Senator on the No side vote of the Marriage Referendum debate has claimed agencies who receive State funding are...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:48am Read More

Gardaí patrolling bogs to prevent turf-cutting

Gardaí are patrolling dozens of bogs in Ireland deemed by the EU to be special areas of conservation in a...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:41am Read More

Charity pays tribute to ‘much loved’ father-of-three killed in Clare crash

Down Syndrome Ireland has been paying tribute to one of its biggest fundraisers who died in a motorcycle crash in...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:29am Read More

Extensions and one-off homes may be exempted from new building rules

Housing extensions and one-off homes may be exempt from tough new building regulations aimed at preventing shoddy work, under proposals...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 8:52am Read More

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Cork Sport

Shrewd game-plan blunts sharp edge

Cork’s woes in the league final were highlighted by the fact Brick Walsh and Kevin Morgan outscored Patrick Horgan and Paudie O’Sullivan. Éamonn Murphy breaks down yesterday’s Rebel meltdown  ANOTHER league final, another bitterly disappointing performance and result. For the...

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Cork City gear up for U17 league

CORK City’s former caretaker manager Stuart Ashton will have a key role in developing the next generation of stars.  Ashton...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 11:14am Read More

Bishopstown’s desire Byrnes strong

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EOIN Byrne certainly isn’t your typical senior club footballer. Having completed a degree in civil engineering in UCC, the Bishopstown...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 11:19am Read More

New challenge for Ballincollig as champions

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After the high of last season’s historic breakthrough, Ballincollig now turn their attentions to another first in unchartered territory as...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 11:16am Read More

Harsh lesson learned ahead of championship

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Linda Mellerick Galway                 2-15  Cork                       2-12  CORK learned a valuable lesson in the opening 30 minutes in Thurles yesterday. Playing with the...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 11:24am Read More


Emerald aisle – Cork couples celebrate 55 years of marriage

provision 140415 20 couples celebrate their 'Emerald' 55th Wedding anniversary in Frankfield, Cork yest. details from Phil on 087 2987161 Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision
MARY HASSETT chats with two Cork couples who recently celebrated 55 years of marriage with 18 other couples at an Emerald wedding anniversary party in Frankfield House IF you thought that 55 years of being together would take the shine...

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Carol Anthony stuns in natural beauty photoshoot

Carol Anthony in natural beauty photoshoot
SARAH HORGAN and her makeover team do a very special nature-inspired photoshoot with Carol Anthony FLUTTERING her bird-like eyelashes for...

Wednesday, 15/04/15 - 4:05pm Read More

“I tried to imagine I wasn’t a prostitute, that men were not leering at me, demanding sex. I wanted to imagine I was a baby again, that I was pure, that it was all a nightmare”

REPRO FREE : Sex Slave woman.
A victim of sex trafficking recalls the harrowing abuse she suffered at the hands of men in Cork, Galway and...

Wednesday, 08/04/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Are you falling victim to beauty sabotage?

Don't let anybody ruin your beauty regime.
  Beautician Emer O’Callaghan advises to watch out for beauty sabotage by friends and family WE are all products of the...

Wednesday, 01/04/15 - 2:44pm Read More

Put a stop to spots

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Not just a teenage thing – acne now affects nearly half of all adult women in Ireland and the UK....

Friday, 27/03/15 - 8:59am Read More

National Sport

Former England and Spurs striker Greaves suffers severe stroke

Former England and Tottenham striker Jimmy Greaves is in intensive care after suffering a severe stroke yesterday.A statement from Greaves’ family confirmed that the 75-year-old had been taken ill, having recovered from a minor stroke in 2012.Greaves scored 44 goals...

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Pellegrini walks out of interview asking if he’s the right man for City

Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City can wrestle the title back next season, but walked out of an interview when asked...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 10:14am Read More

Mourinho: Chelsea are worthy champions

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and captain John Terry took swipes at their critics after the Blues sealed their first Barclays...

Monday, 04/05/15 - 9:54am Read More

Galway trounce transatlantic rivals

Galway 2-18 New York 0-8Damien Comer inspired Galway as they advanced to face Leitrim in the next round of the...

Sunday, 03/05/15 - 8:44pm Read More

Victory for Westmeath over Carlow

By Declan RooneyWestmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17Brendan Murtagh's stunning second-half goal helped Westmeath to victory over Carlow in their opening Round...

Sunday, 03/05/15 - 5:42pm Read More