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  • Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at Cork's Opera House during the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.
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  • Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
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JCDanielCollins03Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings at Cork's Opera House during the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival.
Picture: ProvisionIMG_3262KatieByrne05Snowboard instructors Martina Schwarz and Rob Mitchell putting on their snowboards on the ski slope at the Glen Resource Centre, Cork, on the first day of bookings being taken for the ski slope which will open on Nov. 24th.  
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Cork News

VIDEO: Irish Water standoff in Rushbrooke, Cobh, Cork

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  The scene at Woodside estate in Rushbrooke, Cobh during yesterday’s standoff with Irish Water contractors during which three people were arrested for obstruction.   See the video below.                      ...

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Protesters disrupt Irish Water meeting in Cork

Protesters have broken up a meeting between Irish Water and local councillors in Cork today. The meeting in the Silver...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 3:22pm Read More

VIDEO: More from the protest at the Irish Water and Cork councils meeting.

    More video footage from when the protesters stormed  in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 2:10pm Read More

VIDEO: Protesters interrupt Irish Water and councils’ meeting

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Protesters barged in on a meeting between Irish Water  officials and councillors from the city and county council at the Silverspings Hotel...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 12:47pm Read More

Coveney leads trade mission to China

Minister Simon Coveney.
MINISTER Simon Coveney is to lead a trade mission to China next week to boost Irish food and drink exports....

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 9:17am Read More

Life

Cork family’s agonising wait to see if Daniel will get new lung

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A HOLLYHILL family faces an agonising wait to learn if their seriously ill little boy will receive a new lung which could improve his heartbreakingly short life. Deirdre Collins’ four-year-old son, Daniel, was struck down with a rare virus, known...

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Selling candles makes good business scents

Marta Golec of  Candlemania  Merchants Quay shopping centre.
The brainchild of a Polish couple seeking their fortune in Ireland, Candlemania started off as a small stall in Mahon...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 10:44am Read More

Teenage life-saver to be honoured at Garda Youth Awards in Cork tonight

Garda Youth Awards, Bravery Award winner,  Billy Cronin, with his younger brother Gavin, mum Eilish and sister Penny, at their home in Dublin Pike, Co Cork.
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A TEENAGER who saved a young girl and her brother from drowning will be honoured for his bravery in Cork...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 9:08am Read More

Downtown

Every plot has a story to tell

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One Million Dubliners, Nationwide October 31, Cert: PG **** SOONER or later, we are all going to die. That’s the circle of life and One Million Dubliners, Aoife Kelleher’s documentary about Glasnevin, the country’s biggest cemetery, confronts that reality head...

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37th Guinness Jazz Festival one of the most successful in years

Sound of Seventy Jazz band  playing at the  Cork Jazz festival club at the Metropole hotel yesterday
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THE Guinness Cork Jazz Festival drew to a close today, and its 37th year is believed to have been one...

Monday, 27/10/14 - 10:47am Read More

UCC graduates show just how ‘Happy’ they are

New graduates from Drama & Theatre Studies UCC surprise and delight fellow students, staff, family and friends with an impromptu performance at the end of their conferring ceremony. Picture:  Tomas Tyner
FAMILY, friends and fellow students attending UCC autumn conferrings yesterday were entertained by a group of Drama and Theatre Studies...

Thursday, 23/10/14 - 9:25am Read More

National News

Government ‘to propose €100 off water bill’

Every home in Ireland is reportedly due to get €100 off their water bill, according to new plans from the Government.The Irish Independent reports the tax relief may be extended to try to ease mounting pressure over the water charges,...

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Union criticises public transport fare increases

The National Bus and Rail union has criticised recent fare increases, saying that transport should be properly funded like any...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:27am Read More

Hospital release for woman threatened in her car

A woman who was confronted at knife-point and bundled into her own car, which was then driven away at high...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 6:12am Read More

Security alert over suspicious object in Lurgan

A security alert is under way after the discovery of a suspicious object in County Armagh.It was found in a...

Friday, 31/10/14 - 12:01am Read More

Phil Hogan officially resigns to take up European role

The former Environment Minister has formally submitted his resignation from the Oireachtas, to take up his role as EU Commissioner.Phil...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:04pm Read More

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Cork Sport

Ó Sé is in line to play in league decider

Cork's Aidan Walsh.
Walsh confirms his commitment to playing hurling only for the Rebels TOMÁS Ó Sé should feature in the Kelleher Shield final for Nemo Rangers against Carbery Rangers at Páirc Uí Rinn this Saturday (6.15pm). The former An Ghaeltacht operator is...

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Aidan Walsh likely to choose hurling for the forseeable future

AIDAN Walsh will this week reveal whether he’ll play hurling or football for Cork in 2015, and the likelihood is...

Wednesday, 29/10/14 - 10:16am Read More

O’Mahony foresees Foley catching the eye

MUNSTER captain Peter O’Mahony is backing provincial pack-mate Dave Foley to hit the ground running when the uncapped lock goes...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 8:59am Read More

Kingston opts out of Cork role

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KIERAN KINGSTON will not be involved with the Cork hurlers in 2015. The selector for three years and coach to...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 8:57am Read More

Towns and counties

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A TOWN in Duhallow and a village in east Cork woke up today to celebrate the achievements of its footballers...

Monday, 27/10/14 - 9:12am Read More

WOW

And doggy makes three

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MICHELLE MURPHY says young couples need to think twice about their commitment to each other before getting a puppy SO, you’re love’s young dream – you’ve met your ideal mate, you’re head over heels in love with him or her...

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Losing five stone saved my life

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  Carrigaline mum Dolores Mahony recently appeared with her family on TV3’s Doctor In The House, in a bid to...

Tuesday, 28/10/14 - 8:43am Read More

A real zinger!

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This is a lovely cake that can be used as a dessert or as a teatime cake. Delicious on its...

Tuesday, 21/10/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Elaine has beauty and brains

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Jane Mc Namara chats to medical student and Miss Bikini Ireland contestant Elaine O’Connor about what she hopes to bring...

Wednesday, 08/10/14 - 2:41pm Read More

It’s fashion week, darling!

Busi Zulu with fashion designer and Cork Fashion Week judge Claire Garvey
Cork fashion blogger and stylist Busi Zulu says Cork Fashion Week presents the perfect opportunity to the fashion-conscious men and...

Wednesday, 01/10/14 - 3:42pm Read More

National Sport

Everton profits soar to delight of club officials

Everton have revealed record profits of more than £28million for the 2013/14 season.The profits of £28.2million come off the back of a 39 per cent rise in turnover to £120.5million, boosted by broadcast revenues of £88.5million courtesy of the Barclays...

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Pardew happy with depth of squad and younger players

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has warned his players few of them can count on their place in his team after...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 11:05pm Read More

Hamilton: Double points rule not a problem

Lewis Hamilton is determined not to let the spectre of double points on offer in the final grand prix impact...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 8:08pm Read More

Fernandez has red card rescinded after appeal

Swansea defender Federico Fernandez has had his red card against Liverpool in midweek rescinded.The Argentinian centre-back was shown a straight...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 7:10pm Read More

Keane aims TV jibe at Scholes

Roy Keane claims Paul Scholes was too lazy to do interviews as a player and suspects it is big cheques...

Thursday, 30/10/14 - 5:00pm Read More