• Jimmy Barry Murphy with Patrick Cronin 11/7/2015
  • Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
  • Backroom
  • 29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
  • Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
Jimmy Barry Murphy with Patrick Cronin 11/7/2015Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-FinalBackroom29/07/2015 Chairman of the Banking Inquiry Ciaran Lynch TD arrives at the Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis at Leinster House, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney CollinsScenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.

Cork News

Army detonates old grenade found on Cork farm

The army bomb disposal team has carried out a controlled explosion in Mallow in Cork after an historic grenade was found on a farm. The explosive, which could date back to the War of Independence, was discovered by chance by...

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Housing crisis is the “scandal of our times”

THE housing crisis will be viewed as the scandal of our times, Lord Mayor Chris O’Leary has predicted, who has...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 10:10am Read More

Advice on avoiding student accommodation scams

BE on the watch out for rental scams. That is the warning from gardaí who are urging renters to be...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:55am Read More

Thousands of Corkonians joining national march against water charges

Scenes from a protest against water charges earlier this year.
Seven busloads of protesters from Cork are among up to 2000 people headed for  Dublin today to take part in...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:40am Read More

Mahon man may have been dead in his home for three weeks

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A MAN found dead in his home in Cork city is believed to have been dead for up to three...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 9:36am Read More

Cork Sport

Jimmy gave it everything in his second coming

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By John Horgan Hurling JIMMY Barry-Murphy’s final remark as the Cork senior hurling manager in the immediate aftermath of the crushing defeat by Galway in the All Ireland quarter-final was that he couldn’t wait for next year.  Yet anybody present...

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Attitude sees Cork avenge Munster final loss to Kerry

Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
Mary White  ATTITUDE was key to Cork securing a place in their fifth success All-Ireland final captain Ciara O’Sullivan admitted...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:05pm Read More

JBM made the right call but he’ll be missed

Galway v Cork - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Éamonn Murphy JUST because the timing was right doesn’t mean the news didn’t sting.  There was no clamour for Jimmy...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 9:26am Read More

Jimmy Barry-Murphy steps down as Cork hurling manager

Cork hurling manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has stepped down from his position. The Cork County Board confirmed the news of his...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Rebelettes storm into 10th All-Ireland final in 11 years

By Jackie Cahill at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick Cork 4-14 Kerry 0-13 Eamonn Ryan’s remarkable Cork are through to a...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 7:46pm Read More

Gaeilge

Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí

Downtown

Plenty of faults in Paper Towns

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Cara O’Doherty’s review of Paper Towns: Release date August 21, Cert 12a, rating: ** THE Fault in Our Stars reduced thousands of movie-goers to tears. Based on a book of the same name, it raked in more than €300 million at...

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Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

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Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:34pm Read More

Review: Inside Out – A classic, I dare you not to weep

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Downtown’s new film critic Cara O’Doherty reviews the latest Disney animation, Inside Out. WE all have little voices in our...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:17pm Read More

National News

Free travel scheme will not be ‘undermined’, says Tánaiste’s office

Ireland’s free travel scheme will be protected, according to a spokesperson for the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton. The spokesperson for the Tánaiste said that the scheme will not be “undermined” in any way. Her office was...

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HSE requests an extra €2bn for next year’s budget

HSE bosses are looking for almost €2bn more in budget funding for 2016. The request made in a written submission...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 7:06am Read More

Social Justice Ireland: Govt could use Nama to tackle housing crisis

The Government’s efforts to resolve the homelessness and housing crisis are nowhere near what is needed, a leading rights group...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 6:24am Read More

Killarney named as most litter-free town in Ireland

Killarney is Ireland’s most litter-free town. The Irish Businesses Against Litter League has released its annual findings this morning. According...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 7:01am Read More

Simon Community: Govt policy on homelessness ‘has already failed’

The Simon Community says the Government’s promise to end homelessness by the end of 2016 has already failed. The charity...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 6:05am Read More

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Life

Is it time to legalise prostitution?

Prostitution has become one of the big issues of our age: Do we legalise some of it, all or none… why not ask the people to decide, says JOHN DOLAN TWO questions: One humorous, the other serious. First, if prostitution...

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Born 100 years ago today, Cork artist Patrick Hennessy

One of Cork’s greatest ever painters, Patrick Hennessy, was born 100 years ago today. COLETTE SHERIDAN finds out about a...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:12pm Read More

Gudge cake delight

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In her weekly Evening Echo column ‘Baking with Mercy’, Mercy Fenton shares her delicious recipe for Gudge Cake Recently, I...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 3:42pm Read More

WOW

Designer of our rebel Rose dress

Cork; Aoife Murphy; pictured on stage with Daithi O'Se during the Live Rose of Tralee TV show held in the dome . 
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She has been called one of Ireland’s hottest new designers… we talk to Valerie O’Shea,who designed the Cork Rose’s dress for The Dome SHE recalls watching the Rose of Tralee with her granny when she was small, bedazzled by all...

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I want to show women that there is nothing a girl from Cork can’t do

Margaret
From a farm in Co Cork to Silicon Valley, Margaret Burgraff is now a high-flying working mum in California. She...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 12:24pm Read More

We’ll remember our sister Ger with every step of the marathon

EEjob 27/07/2015 NEWS   Maria Barry of Youghal, is running in the Echo Mini marathon in memory of her Sister Geraldine, pictured here with her daughter Alice and her sister Irene Hennessy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
As the family of Ger Swayne prepare to run the Evening Echo mini-marathon this September, in memory of their sister,...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 12:49pm Read More

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:27pm Read More

My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: Rosscarbery Horse Fair 2015

    The town of Rosscarbery came to life with the arrival of numerous stalls and dozens of horses and ponies to its streets.    Video / Pictures Dan Linehan Irish Examiner   The Rosscarbery Horse Fair has been taking...

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Video: Cork City Rocked with New Decades Festival

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Cork City publicans celebrated the popular Decades Festival again this year which took place on Friday the 21st  and Saturday...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Camden Fort military re-enactments

Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven hosted the “Irish Military Living History” Re-enactment Group  at the weekend. IMLH Group are dedicated to bringing history...

Monday, 24/08/15 - 12:41pm Read More

National Sport

Two-time major champion John Daly leaves hospital

Two-time major champion John Daly has been released from hospital after suffering from a reported collapsed lung. Daly, 49, was taken ill while playing at the Deerfield Country Club in Mississippi on Saturday, and was admitted to the Baptist Medical...

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LVG admits uncertainty over David De Gea’s future

Louis van Gaal has admitted he does not know if David De Gea will still be a Manchester United player...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 6:45am Read More

Joe Schmidt to take ‘forensic’ approach to squad selection

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt will adopt a “forensic” approach to selection of his World Cup squad. Schmidt is closing...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 6:37am Read More

Sergio Romero not to blame for Man United loss, says Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to blame Sergio Romero for his side’s 2-1 defeat at Swansea. The Argentina...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 7:44pm Read More

Mayo join boss Connelly hails players’ character in fighting back for draw

By Francis Mooney Mayo joint manager Noel Connelly hailed his players’ courage in fighting back from seven points down to...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 9:31pm Read More