Cork News

13-year-old boy missing from Cork

Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of Aivaras Miezetis who is missing from Dunvale Drive, Douglas, Co Cork. Aivaras, 13-years-old, was last seen on February 19 in Dunvale Drive at approximately 3:30pm. He is described...

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Constantly upset, paranoid, anxious – Cork shooting victim on why she and her family need to leave their home

A young woman who was the victim of a shooting last year has spoken out about the vicious abuse she...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 6:22pm Read More

Meningitis victim Gráinne is laid to rest

A UCC student who died suddenly from meningitis last week has been laid to rest. Third-year arts student Gráinne O’Donnell...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 1:03pm Read More

400 new council homes to be built in Cork city

MORE than 400 new houses will be under construction in Cork city by the start of May. A €97 million...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 12:59pm Read More

Massive crane loading operation begins in Cork Harbour

A COMPLEX operation is underway in Cork Harbour to transfer three 1,000-tonne cranes onto a special ship for transport across...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 12:51pm Read More

Cork Sport

Kelly delivered on the big stage as mighty Mayfield were the toast of Croker

By John Horgan Hurling IT was the opportunity of a lifetime and the junior hurlers of Mayfield grasped it with both hands to secure a historic All-Ireland Club Junior Hurling title at Croke Park this weekend. It was a day...

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Cork hurlers brought back down to earth by rampant Dubs

Cork 1-14 Dublin 2-19 By Brendan O’Brien at Pairc Uí Rinn. Another example, if it were needed, that February form...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 12:46pm Read More

Late Dave Kilcoyne try secures Munster victory

Munster snatched a Guinness PRO12 victory from the jaws of defeat as Dave Kilcoyne’s late try saw them secure a...

Sunday, 19/02/17 - 12:44pm Read More

War of words as Cork City defender leaves for Waterford

Cork City centre-back Kenny Browne has left the club one week before the start of the new season, writes Stephen...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 1:48pm Read More

Dominant Cork City lay down a clear early marker with cup win over Dundalk

Barbara O’Connell Soccer IF Carlsberg did pre-season friendlies, then this President’s Cup final would have been it. The Cork City...

Saturday, 18/02/17 - 12:09am Read More

Gaeilge

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Downtown

FILM REVIEW: All tied up… and nowhere to go!

Fifty Shades Darker, Out now nationwide, Cert: 18, * Review by Cara O’Doherty IF you have a sensitive or prudish disposition please turn the page, this review is about to get steamy. Actually, that is not really true because the...

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Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:41pm Read More

Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:39pm Read More

National News

Gardaí arrest man after discovery of five bicycles and 13 laptops in van

Gardaí have seized a large quantity of stolen property and made a number of arrests in Dublin as part of Operation Thor. Checkpoints were set up on the M1 at Balbriggan yesterday targeting organised criminals who use the route. A...

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Mixed news in latest homelessness figures

There’s mixed news in the new national homelessness figures released by the Department of Housing. The number of homeless families...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:09pm Read More

Mother and son shot in Derry

A mother and son have been shot in County Derry. A man aged in his 20s was injured in the...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 6:15pm Read More

Jobstown protesters launch public campaign ahead of trials

Former MEP Patricia McKenna joined with trade unionists and defendants in the upcoming Jobstown ‘false imprisonment’ trials to launch a...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 6:01pm Read More

Autistic teen who raped boy and sexually assaulted another can avoid jail if adequate supports put in place

An autistic teenager who raped a 13-year-old boy and sexually assaulted another will not be jailed if adequate supports can...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 5:09pm Read More

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Life

New stories — in a Cork accent

Writer Roddy Doyle visited Blackpool recently to launch Fighting Words Cork. MARY ROSE MCCARTHY chatted to him about the discipline of writing, social media and nurturing new talent, as he took part in workshops, photo shoots and signing autographs for...

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Mother’s Lyme disease ordeal

Cork woman Julie Farrelly tells LOUISE MCCARTHY how her health was affected for a long time before a blood test finally...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:30pm Read More

Stella smiling again after horrific fall

After breaking her back and suffering brain injuries in a fall from her horse three months ago, Stella McGrath attended...

Thursday, 16/02/17 - 2:44pm Read More

WOW

Feeling fabulous at 50

Fretting about entering your 50s? Three 50- something wellbeing pros share their top tips for embracing the milestone SOME familiar faces turn 50 this year — TV favourite-turned-fitness-fanatic Davina McCall, plus Kate Garraway and Ulrika Jonsson. But far from feeling...

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Why is she so addictive?

As her star continues to rise and shine, Eimear Varian Barry from Friar’s Walk — model, stylist and blogger —...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:19pm Read More

Engage in some sibling revelry

Three sisters from West Cork have released their debut CD together, writes COLETTE SHERIDAN, ahead of their East Cork concert...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 2:13pm Read More

The comeback girl…new album on horizon

It’s been 25 years since she released her first album, but now she’s gearing up to launch her second. COLETTE...

Wednesday, 15/02/17 - 3:33pm Read More

A real labour of love

Converting a townhouse in Cork city centre into her dream business took a lot of hard graft for Emma Ahern,...

Friday, 10/02/17 - 2:48pm Read More

Video

Mayfield delight as they collect All-Ireland junior title in classic

Mayfield (Cork) … 2-16; Mooncoin (Kilkenny) … 1-18: Mayfield wrote a momentous new chapter in the history of a club that has had its share of challenges in recent times. They faced another daunting challenge at Croke Park in the...

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WATCH: ‘Huge honour’ for Rob Heffernan to be awarded Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Year

  Rob Heffernan was today awarded the Cork City Sports Athletic Person of the Year. Videographer Dan Linehan caught up...

Friday, 17/02/17 - 11:20pm Read More

VIDEO: Meet the latest Cork Person of the Month

Local historian Kieran McCarthy has been honoured with the January Cork Person of the Month award. For over twenty years...

Monday, 13/02/17 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Arsenal streak past spirited Sutton in FA Cup

Sutton 0 Arsenal 2 Arsenal eased past a spirited Sutton side at a packed Gander Green Lane on Monday night to advance to sixth round of the FA Cup. Having been thrashed at Bayern Munich in the Champions League last...

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Eoin Larkin critical of Kilkenny’s work-rate and attitude

Kilkenny legend Eoin Larkin has been critical of his county’s recent form, especially in the game against Clare. The Cats...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 8:16pm Read More

All the talking points ahead of next weekend’s League Cup final

Manchester United meet Southampton in the EFL Cup final on Sunday with the first major silverware of the English football...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:49pm Read More

Man United legend Ryan Giggs praises form of ‘unbelievable’ Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has been blown away by “unbelievable” Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s form and longevity. The 35-year-old has made...

Monday, 20/02/17 - 7:17pm Read More

Gloucester apologise after fan makes obscene gesture toward Billy Vunipola on TV

Gloucester have apologised after a supporter was spotted making an obscene gesture to England number eight Billy Vunipola during television...

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