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Cork News

Accused is charged with possession of a sawn-off shotgun

A 29-YEAR-old CORK man was charged yesterday with possession of a sawn-off shotgun following an investigation into a shooting incident and high-speed chase through Cork city on Sunday afternoon. Cian Walsh of 17 Mercier Park, Turner’s Cross, was arrested near...

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Caught with apron adapted to conceal stolen goods

FOUR Roma women were caught with aprons adapted to conceal stolen property under their skirts in Cork city centre, a...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 11:29am Read More

Ryanair crew kick man off plane at Cork Airport for being drunk

A man was asked to leave a Ryanair aircraft at Cork Airport this afternoon after he was deemed too drunk...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 4:05pm Read More

Pregnant woman charged with threatening to kill

A PREGNANT woman was arrested yesterday and charged with three counts of threatening to kill another woman. The accused woman’s...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 11:24am Read More

TD reports ‘baby killer out’ graffiti to Gardaí

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Mick Barry has had the front of his constituency office in Blackpool, Cork, sprayed with the words...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 3:24pm Read More

Cork Sport

Sweetnam’s gamble to switch from hurling to rugby is now paying off

Cork's Darren Sweetnam and Patrick Maher of Tipperary back in 2012. Picture: INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan
Sean McCarthy Rugby DARREN SWEETNAM says that the risk he took leaving the Cork senior hurling team is now proving to be worth it. He admits that it was a really tough decision to change codes and not one he...

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Cork ladies football legend shines on return to soccer action

Dublin v Cork - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Final
Mary White Soccer TEN-TIME All-Ireland ladies football champion Valerie Mulcahy made her return to domestic soccer on Wednesday night. Mulcahy...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:48am Read More

Cork City impress during Ireland’s debut in UEFA Youth League

Cork City U19s announced Ireland’s presence on the UEFA Youth League stage with an impressive 0-0 draw in Helsinki today....

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:41am Read More

Na Piarsaigh revel in brilliant breakthrough season

  Coming up through the Rebel Óg age grades, this year’s Na Piarsaigh team always found that, while they were...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 7:40am Read More

Airtricity League round-up: Cork City keep up title bid in eight-goal thriller

Cork City have kept their title bid on-track after an impressive win tonight in the Airtricity League Premier Division. Two...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 10:25pm Read More



Idlewild in a state of Indiependence

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

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

Flight diverted to Shannon after cabin crew perform CPR on man having heart attack

By Patrick Flynn A transatlantic jet diverted to Shannon Airport this afternoon after a passenger was reported to have suffered a heart attack. Air Canada flight AC-895 was travelling from Milan in Italy to Toronto, Canada, and was about to...

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Paschal Donohoe: If we raised Garda wages, every other public servant would expect the same

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has said Government cannot increase Garda wages as all other public sector...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 4:26pm Read More

Dublin Bus strikes suspended as unions ballot workers on new deal said to include 11.25% pay rise

The Dublin Bus strikes have been suspended and union members will be balloted again on industrial action. The strikes will...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 5:00pm Read More

Nama ‘must be held accountable for €1.39bn Project Eagle sale’

Nama must be held accountable for its handling of the controversial sale of a £1.2bn (€1.39bn) Northern Ireland property portfolio,...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 2:47pm Read More

Justice Minister ‘absolutely open’ to holding talks with garda officials

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is “absolutely open” to holding talks with garda officials in order to prevent unprecedented strike action...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 2:30pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


Cork brothers tell of heartbreak after the suicide of beloved father

James Collins and sons Shane and Derek.
A year on from their father’s death, Cork brothers Shane and Derek Collins want to share with readers the grief and pain they went through. They hope their harrowing experience can help others in a similar situation. A YEAR ago,...

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Just a call away from next big gig

Actors Ciaran Bermingham and Aidan O'Hare.
Cork actor Aidan O’Hare stars alongside Natalie Portman in the new movie ‘Jackie’. COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to him about playing...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 3:50pm Read More

Round one to Hillary as Trump ends up on ropes

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton listens as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)
MORGAN  O’SULLIVAN, a Corkman living in Florida, says his instinct to vote Democrat in the US election remains strong after...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 3:42pm Read More


A pregnant pause for all you mothers-to-be

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From yoga, to reflexology, massage, and spa treatments — there’s lots you can do to pamper yourself during pregnancy. After all, it could be the last time you enjoy such indulgences for a while, after baby arrives, writes DEIRDRE O’SHAUGHNESSY, who put...

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I was at breaking point… they gave me courage

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A Cork-based domestic violence support group has launched a report which gives an insight into the trauma and danger women...

Tuesday, 27/09/16 - 4:03pm Read More

Let’s honour our unsung heroine

Mary Elms, left
A Cork woman who saved children from Nazi gas chambers, will finally be honoured in her home city next week,...

Friday, 23/09/16 - 3:13pm Read More

As Kate starts to walk… hundreds run to raise funds

Lisa and Kate Flynn. Picture Dan Linehan
As thousands of people prepare to take part this weekend in the Evening Echo Women’s Mini Marathon, SARAH HORGAN talks...

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:08pm Read More

Cork girl flies flag for Tipp in Miss Ireland

Sinead Connery
Student nurse Sinéad Connery from Onslow Gardens in Cork takes part in Miss Ireland this Friday, as Miss Tipperary South....

Wednesday, 21/09/16 - 2:02pm Read More


Na Piarsaigh revel in brilliant breakthrough season

  Coming up through the Rebel Óg age grades, this year’s Na Piarsaigh team always found that, while they were a good team, Sarsfields were a better one. There was no disgrace in losing multiple finals to the Riverstown outfit,...

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WATCH: Triumphant Cork Ladies Football team welcomed home

Our videographer Dan Linehan chatted to Cork captain Ciara O’Sullivan and All-Ireland final player of the match Rena Buckley at...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 11:00pm Read More

Cork urged to come out tonight to welcome home the footballers

Cork fans Ava Donnelly,  Eimear Mullin and  Erin Stephenson  against Dublin in the All Ireland  ladies football final at Croke park yesterday
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
A RECORD 34,445 spectators watched Cork make history at Croke Park yesterday, and the support was just as vocal on...

Monday, 26/09/16 - 10:33am Read More

National Sport

Danny Willett’s Ryder Cup has just got worse

Danny Willett would have been trying to keep his head down today after his brother’s controversial attack on Americans. But the Englishman had an uncomfortable moment during his final his practice round at Hazeltine National Golf Club today he accidentally...

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With the Ryder Cup around the corner, here are some alternative Europe v USA competitions

The 41st edition of golf’s Ryder Cup is on our doorstep, with Europe hoping to make it four victories in...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 4:50pm Read More

Mamadou Sakho has clear-the-air talks with Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has cleared the air with defender Mamadou Sakho. Sakho has not played for the Reds’ first...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 4:46pm Read More

Has Darren Clarke just revealed some of his Ryder Cup pairings?

European captain Darren Clarke dropped a massive hint about his pairings for the opening session of the Ryder Cup on...

Thursday, 29/09/16 - 3:57pm Read More

Friends of Laois Hurling posts positive piece of ‘Cheddar’ on its Facebook page

By Peter McNamara Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett has penned an interesting open letter to Laois hurling supporters via the ‘Friends of...

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