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Cork News

Poignant gifts at Karen’s funeral Mass in Mourneabbey

THE funeral Mass of murdered Cork woman Karen Buckley heard today of her parents’ anguish at seeing their only daughter from the cradle to a coffin. Hundreds of people attended the Mass at Analeentha, in the parish of Mourneabbey today,...

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Mayfield in mourning over sudden death of Rosarie

Mayfield Community Volunteer Awards 2015.
Rosarie O Leary - Mayfield Youth Cafe with members Rachelle Tobin and Ava Lotty
THE Mayfield community was today shocked and saddened by the sudden death of local volunteer Rosarie O’Leary. Rosarie, a mother-of-two...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 9:21am Read More

Burglaries in city increase by 62%

BURGLARIES are on the rise in Cork, according to statistics provided by An Garda Síochána at the Cork County Joint...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 9:16am Read More

City Councillors will not to censor ‘vulgar’ posters

CORK City Council will not censor posters which may be viewed by some as vulgar or offensive. Councillors narrowly voted...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 9:12am Read More

Housing plan ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’

CORK County Council’s €80.6 million housing strategy has been criticised by councillors for “massaging the figures.” Speaking at yesterday’s County...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 9:06am 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

Howlin: Pay talks set for public sector workers

Pay talks are to begin with public service workers next month, the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform has said.Emergency measures were brought in to cut wages from 2009 in response to the country’s financial crisis.Minister Brendan Howlin has invited...

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TD Murphy calls on Finance Minister to resign

The Dáil has heard calls for Michael Noonan to resign over his handling of the SiteServ controversy.The review by IBRC's...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 3:54pm Read More

Gail O’Rorke cleared in assisted suicide case

A taxi driver has been found not guilty of attempting to assist the suicide of a wheelchair bound friend suffering...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 3:52pm Read More

Hundreds attend Karen Buckley’s funeral

The emotional funeral of murdered Karen Buckley has been told of the indescribable hurt on her devastated family by an...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 3:41pm Read More

Key points from Noonan’s spring economic statement

Here are the key points in Finance Minister Michael Noonan's spring economic statement:* The shrinking of the population through net...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 3:22pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Lorcán: This won’t be a phoney war

Lorcan v Canning
THERE’S no danger of this Sunday’s league final being undermined by pre-championship shadow boxing according to Lorcán McLoughlin. The Kanturk man is adamant that Cork and Waterford will be going full tilt in Thurles, 3.30pm throw-in, for the Allianz NHL,...

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New stars shine in Cork’s semi-final win over Kerry

Aisling Hutchings of Fermoy in action against Cáit Lynch of Kerry yesterday in the Tesco Homegrown NFL semi-final in Dromcollogher. 

Picture: www.AnoisPhotography.com
CORK 0-13 KERRY 0-10 CORK will bid for their ninth Division 1 National League title in a fortnight’s time after an impressive...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 9:35am Read More

City shouldn’t throw in the Towell just yet

Éamonn Murphy Soccer IN terms of effort and a positive approach, we couldn’t have asked Cork City for any more...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 9:28am Read More

Reality check leaves Rebels reeling

Barry O’Donovan Analysis ANOTHER reality check for this Cork football group and another harsh painful one too. Dublin dictated the...

Monday, 27/04/15 - 9:18am Read More

Resolute Jamie refuses to give in

Jamie Wall v Tipp
A gifted dual player with Cork, Jamie Wall was struck down last summer with a spinal infection which has left...

Friday, 24/04/15 - 12:50pm 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

Man United to face Barcelona on US tour

Manchester United will play Barcelona during a four-match tour of the United States this summer, the club have announced.Louis van Gaal’s men will also face Paris St Germain, Club America and San Jose Earthquakes during the pre-season trip.The fixtures will...

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Cellino cleared to attend last Leeds game

Massimo Cellino has been given permission by the Football League to attend Leeds’ final game of the season at Elland...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 2:40pm Read More

Agent: Benteke’s focus all on Villa

Christian Benteke’s agent says there has no been interest in his client and that the in-form Belgium striker is only...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 1:17pm Read More

Wimbledon prize money up again

Wimbledon bosses have defended boosting tournament prize money for the fourth year running to hand the singles winners £1.88m in...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 12:38pm Read More

Bastick happy to put injury woes behind him

By John Fogarty Dublin’s third consecutive Division 1 title was extra sweet for veteran Denis Bastick given his injury difficulties...

Tuesday, 28/04/15 - 12:35pm Read More