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  • 25th March 2016...... Liz  Dunphy story....... Aisling Creed who has EDS and scoliosis    with her parents Jacqui  and Bosco Creed and uncle Michéal Creed  are fundraising for  the Straightahead charity 
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
  • Fire crews tackling the blaze at Vernon Mount in Frankfield last night. Pic by Kieran Minihane photography
  • EE news 02/12/2015.
Kevin O'Neill request. Early morning traffic crossing Belvelly Bridge on the R624 Fota Road, Co. Cork. 
Great Island (Cobh)  R624 Fota Road. Transport, roads, upgrade, congestion, diversions.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
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Cork footballers25th March 2016...... Liz  Dunphy story....... Aisling Creed who has EDS and scoliosis    with her parents Jacqui  and Bosco Creed and uncle Michéal Creed  are fundraising for  the Straightahead charity 
Picture: Eddie O'HareFire crews tackling the blaze at Vernon Mount in Frankfield last night. Pic by Kieran Minihane photographyEE news 02/12/2015.
Kevin O'Neill request. Early morning traffic crossing Belvelly Bridge on the R624 Fota Road, Co. Cork. 
Great Island (Cobh)  R624 Fota Road. Transport, roads, upgrade, congestion, diversions.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
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Cork News

Cork pensioner raped young step-daughter who later gave birth to two of his children

A Cork pensioner who raped and sexually abused his step-daughter from when she was 11 years of age, resulting in her giving birth to two of his children, has been jailed for 12 years. The 69-year-old man, who cannot be...

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Facebook campaign sees red-faced thieves return stolen art to Cork bar

The spoils from an art theft were returned to a bar on North Main Street in Cork last night after...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 3:49pm Read More

Cork needs a medical centre for scoliosis

25th March 2016...... Liz  Dunphy story....... Aisling Creed who has EDS and scoliosis    with her parents Jacqui  and Bosco Creed and uncle Michéal Creed  are fundraising for  the Straightahead charity 
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
A FERMOY mother has called for the establishment of a treatment centre for scoliosis in Cork, following 13 years of...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 3:07pm Read More

Bank holiday plea for Cork drivers to slow down

DRINK driving arrests have increased by 6.5% in Cork City this year, with 213 people arrested for the offence. More...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 12:57pm Read More

Hundreds waiting for appointments with mental health services in Cork

A total of 552 children and adolescents are currently waiting for appointments with mental health services in Cork and parts...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 12:53pm Read More

Cork Sport

Peadar Healy makes three changes to Cork team as dual stars make the bench

Three changes have been made to the Cork football team that will start against Donegal tomorrow, while two hurling recruits take places on the bench, writes Stephen Barry. Alan Cadogan and Aidan Walsh joined up with Peadar Healy’s squad after...

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The Christy O’Connor column: Cork footballers need to show their true identity

The Christy O’Connor GAA column A couple of days after Cork lost to Tipperary in June, the group had a...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 6:28pm Read More

Eoin Cadogan on former players in the media: ‘Sensational headlines grab attention’

Eoin Cadogan was there in the good times. That’s if you can call them the good times. Even when Cork...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:32am Read More

Cork City suffer slender one goal defeat against Genk

Cork City have everything to play for back at Turner’s Cross next week after a battling performance and a slender...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 9:24pm Read More

Brendan Rodgers full of praise for ‘outstanding’ Eoghan O’Connell

Brendan Rodgers praised the resilience of his Celtic players after they came from behind to grab a crucial 1-1 draw...

Wednesday, 27/07/16 - 9:31pm Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

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Roddy Woomble, frontman of the Scottish punks, chats about Brexit and band history with Don O’Mahony ahead of their Mitchelstown gig “I CONSIDER myself to be a European; Scottish first, European second,” proclaims Roddy Woomble, frontman of melodic punk outfit...

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Fest diversifies into spoken word

John Cummins
Don O’Mahony talks to John Cummins, who is bringing his unique poetry to Indiependence 2016   But first up Sweden. Visualising...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:15pm Read More

REVIEW: 50 years on, still it hits the Spock

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Star Trek Beyond, out now, Cert: 12a, **** STAR Trekkin’ across the universe for 50 years, Star Trek has become...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:09pm Read More

National News

Two arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault in Dublin released without charge

Two men arrested in connection with a serious sex assault in Dublin yesterday have been released without charge. Investigations into the case are continuing. The attack happened in the early hours of Thursday morning in the Newlands Road area of...

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Gardaí search for missing man Stephen Murphy

Gardaí are appealing for the public’s help to find missing man Stephen Murphy. The 29-year-old was last seen at Cavan...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 6:19pm Read More

Man who punched €10m Claude Monet painting loses appeal against conviction

A man jailed for damaging a Claude Monet painting estimated to be worth €10m has lost an appeal against conviction....

Friday, 29/07/16 - 6:08pm Read More

Electricity charges set to increase from October

The Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) has criticised the 20% increase in the Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO)...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 6:49pm Read More

Murder accused not guilty despite ‘morally corrupt’ behaviour, says defence barrister

The evidence against a murder accused shows “morally corrupt” behaviour but not that he is guilty of murder, a defence...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 5:46pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Twin Tim is one in a million … we’ll keep fighting all the way

Tim McCarthy. 
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Ahead of a fundraising cycle for Down Syndrome Ireland, ELLIE O’BYRNE talks to a family fighting to get resources for their son. ALL parents of twins will tell you what a challenge it is when you find yourselves with not...

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We arrived in our camper van, 20 years ago, woke to this… and thought wow!

Niall Kilcullen L'Arche feature
A skipper with more than 100,000 nautical miles under his belt and now a degree in Zoology to boot, LOUISE...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 9:21am Read More

Forget the abs, a gay icon needs attributes

Corkman Konrad Im to represent Ireland in the 10th annual Mr Gay Europe
As he prepares to vie for the crown of Mr Gay Europe, having already won the Cork and Ireland titles,...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 2:28pm Read More

WOW

My broken leg didn’t stop marathon dream

Lisa Kelleher  who is taking part in this year's Evening Echo Women's Mini Marathon. Picture: Des Barry
Having completed her first Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon last year with a broken leg, Lisa Kelleher is hoping to take part again this year. CHRIS DUNNE talks to the young woman, who is a wheelchair user, about why people...

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Powerlifting is worth its weight for Nicole

Nicole   Craig from    KJ Strength and  Performance, Carrigaline  working on  her  squats  for  the Irish Drug free world power lifting championships. 
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
FOR many hard-working mothers out there, the Dolly Parton anthem “9 to 5” rings all too true. But what if,...

Thursday, 28/07/16 - 3:09pm Read More

How to turn heads at the races

Aoife O’Sullivan in a headpiece by Tina Hemlock of Elizabeth Christina Designs,.
Picture: Michael O'Sullivan
WILL it be three in a row for Cork at the Galway Races this year? asks Martha Brennan. The past...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 2:01pm Read More

Education is key says Cork Rose Denise

Cork Rose Denise Collins with last year's Cork Rose Aoife Murphy
Ahead of next month’s Rose of Tralee, JENNY REGAN talks to the new Cork Rose Denise Collins about the upcoming...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 1:55pm Read More

Human trafficking project takes shape

Laura Pauwels, Claire Cumiskey and Kate O'Connell making orgami crane birds for the Blue Hope Project at the Sexual Violence Centre, Camden Quay, Cork.
Picture: Denis Scannell
More than 1,000 origami cranes are being made in Cork as part of an arts project to raise awareness of...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 7:47am Read More

Video

Pokémon Go is game changer

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Echo Exam News
Emma and Jessie Sheehan, Ballincollig and Mitchelstown, attending the launch of the Pokemon Go release party at Fitzgerald's Park, Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
WHILE most video games mean sitting alone at home in front of a TV screen, the latest craze sweeping the nation, Pokémon Go, allows for more social interaction. That was clear yesterday evening when hundreds of fans of the game...

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Video: Boxing Board blasts Government on centre

Mick O'Brien, president, Cork County Boxing Board, and Pat Ryan, president, Irish Athletic Boxing Association, visiting Bishop Lucey Park to see the Olympic plaque honouring Cork's boxing olympians since 1924.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
THE Government has been blasted by the President of Cork County Boxing Board for failing to provide the support it...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 3:13pm Read More

Videos & Pictures: summer SING! 2016

19th July 2016........  Youngsters on stage  at the ARTlifeCULTURE summer sing 2016 in partnership with Music Generation Cork City at the City Hall
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
KIDS from Ireland and around the world have been taking part in something big this week — summer SING! Summer...

Friday, 22/07/16 - 10:44am Read More

National Sport

Fire at Australian Olympic base in Rio

The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed a fire in its team’s building for the Rio Games prompted an evacuation of staff and athletes. It is the latest accommodation setback for both the organisers and the Australian team, with bosses having...

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Airtricity League round-up: Derry City and Shamrock Rovers miss chance to gain on leaders

Derry City have missed-out on a chance to move level on points with Cork City in the Airtricity League Premier...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 11:10pm Read More

Richie ‘Rabona’ Donnelly’s crossbar challenge is the most impressive of all time

This is the most impressive crossbar challenge effort we’ve seen, writes Stephen Barry. The Tyrone senior footballers took on the...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 10:56pm Read More

Jordan Spieth makes robust defence when questioned about possible rules violation

World number three Jordan Spieth was surprised to face questions about a possible rules violation after a second round of...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 9:43pm Read More

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius to miss start of the season

Liverpool’s new goalkeeper Loris Karius has been ruled out for eight to 10 weeks with a broken hand. The £4.7million...

Friday, 29/07/16 - 8:57pm Read More