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Cork News

Planning granted for the Capitol cinema redevelopment

PLANNING permission has been granted for the redevelopment the Capitol cinema. The owners of the site John Cleary Developments plan to demolish the cinema and properties on Patrick’s Street and replace them with a €50m retail, bar and restaurant, food...

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Monard plans rescued after lengthy meeting

PLANS to build a new town the “size of Ballincollig” were rescued from the brink of collapse yesterday following marathon...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 2:58pm Read More

Tributes pour in for Deerpark student killed in Polish crash

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TRIBUTES have been paid to Deerpark CBS student Maciek Mordal, who was killed on Saturday in a motorbike accident while...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:54am Read More

Could this solve city bridge jam?

Frustrated driver, Eoghan Dinan, spent 45 minutes trying to get from MacCurtain Street to Lapp’s Quay, a distance of close...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 10:09am Read More

LÉ Niamh recover 14 bodies from migrant boat

The crew of the LÉ Niamh have recovered the bodies of 14 migrants and rescued 210 others in the Mediterranean....

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 9:51am Read More

Cork Sport

Kissane: ‘I know the hurt these lads are feeling’

The Paudie Kissane Column  DESPITE not winning the Munster championship recently, I still felt this Cork team was showing consistency and organisation, and irrespective of who they were to play they were certainly going to be hard to beat. Unfortunately on...

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Minor upturn would have a major impact

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Éamonn Murphy  WE can often get too caught up in underage results. Everyone remembers the cautionary tale of the Limerick...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 12:48pm Read More

Cork GAA: Frank Murphy, County Board, JBM, Cuthbert and the blame-game

By Peter McNamaraThe ‘devastation’ knows no bounds, it seems.The collateral damage is extensive.Message boards, radio phone-ins, Facebook and Twitter are...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 7:29pm Read More


Kearney flattened
Éamonn Murphy  WE should be used to it by now, horrifically disappointing trips to Tipp and beyond, but it doesn’t...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 8:56am Read More

Rebel Hell

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Éamonn Murphy CORK GAA fans are still shellshocked today after two humiliating defeats this weekend in Thurles. The footballers were...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 10:52am Read More


Taking the Mike as poet comes to Cork festival

Mike Gary
Ahead of his visit to Cork, Mike McGrath-Bryan chats with Mike Garry about his roots, life as a poet and reaching people. AN affable Mancunian, performance poet, Mike Garry, is set to headline the spoken-word stage at Indiependence in Cork. “I’ve...

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

Undated Film Still Handout from Inside Out. See PA Feature FILM Poehler. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Disney-Pixar. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Poehler.
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

So wit it… Comedy Club’s Brian keeps Cork laughing

Brian Coughlan of City Limits Comedy Club.
You get top laughs first at City Limits Comedy Club, like Michael McIntyre and Tommy Tiernan…proprietor Brian Coughlan tells Don...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 4:38pm Read More

National News

Army Bomb Disposal called out twice in South West today

The Army Bomb Disposal team responded to two call outs in the South West today.At midday members of the bomb squad were sent to a school in Ennis in Co. Clare following a request from the Gardaí. The team moved...

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Barry Cowen: Eurostat announcement an unholy mess and an unmitigated disaster

Eurostat has released its reasons for deciding that Irish Water should be considered as part of the government's accounts.It says...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 8:05pm Read More

Body of man who friends claim was ‘beaten’ in Ibiza returns to Ireland

The body of a mechanic who died in Ibiza hours after he was allegedly beaten by Spanish police has been...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 6:51pm Read More

Motorists warned to avoid driver fatigue this Bank Holiday weekend

Motorists will be able to get free coffee from Applegreen stations this coming Friday and Monday, in an effort to...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 6:35pm Read More

Man who smashed dog on ground 30 times to kill it says he couldn’t afford vet bills

By Aoife Nic Ardghail A Dublin man who claimed he could not afford vet bills for his sick dog will...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 6:25pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


A celebration of Cork craftwork

Luke Sisk's tea bowls which showcase as part of Cork Craft Month
Craftsmen and women tell Colette Sheridan about their work ahead of Cork Craft Month, which starts next week CORK can lay claim to being Ireland’s craftiest county, with a talented line-up of arts and crafts workers exhibiting and selling the...

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Music is there for us all, no matter our age or disability, says Eva

Eva McMullen UCC Music Lecturer
UCC music lecturer Eva McMullen is dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired students have more accessibility to music. She...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:22pm Read More

Yoga is for you … for me – for everybody

Anne O'Sullivan giving her yoga class
Yoga teacher Anne O’Sullivan talks to Colette Sheridan about choosing to work with people with special needs Yoga teacher Anne...

Monday, 27/07/15 - 3:32pm Read More


“I love my life – but it’s not all sunshine and lollipops”

Jessica Ní Mhaolain
UCC student Jessica Ni Mhaloláin suffers from a rare genetic eye disorder and is sharing her experience with others on her blog Beyond the Blonde, writes Elaine Duggan SHE loves her life, her family her friends, the course she studies in...

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Stop exporting our young teachers

After a year teaching abroad gaining an abundance of experience and extra qualifications, Frankfield woman Hannah Lynch finds herself back...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:28pm Read More

Anna raises the bar on cocktail making

27/5/15 ***NO REPRO FEE*** Picture are David Smith and AnnMarie Phillips from Diageo with Winner Anna Walsh as CORK NATIVE ANNA WALSH FROM POPULAR DUBLIN BAR MVP WINS COVETED TITLE OF WORLD CLASS IRISH BARTENDER OF THE YEAR 2015. Cork native Anna Walsh from popular Dublin bar MVP was announced as the winner of the coveted title of World Class Irish Bartender of the Year 2015 at No. 10 Ormond Quay in Dublin’s city centre. Following an intense year-long competition, six finalists representing some of the top cocktail bars across the country were put to the test, challenged on all aspects of bartending and judged by some of the most revered names in the industry; Spike Marchant, Tom Jones and Max La Rocca. Chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine was also on hand to put the contestants through their paces and judge them on their creativity, their ability to balance flavours and their presentation skills. Anna will go on to represent Ireland at the World Class Global Final in South Africa in August Pic: Marc O'Sullivan
  A Cork woman will be among 50 of the best bartenders from all over the globe competing to be...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 2:00pm Read More

I’m running 12 marathons in honour of the hospital heroes who saved my husband’s life

Brenda Doody and Mr Tom Murphy, Consultant in General and Oesophagogastric Surgery, Mercy University Hospital Cork.Brenda will complete 12 marathons in the next eight months
Mum of two Brenda Doody tells Chris Dunne about her plan to run 12 marathons for the Mercy Hospital after...

Thursday, 16/07/15 - 9:46am Read More

Get me to the church on time!

She had all her sacraments at St Vincent’s Church in Sundays Well, so when Regina O’Donoghue got engaged there was...

Wednesday, 08/07/15 - 12:23pm Read More


VIDEO: King of the Hill Triathlon, Kinsale

The King of the Hill triathlon took place in Kinsale on Saturday, July 25, 2015.Video and pictures by Des BarryKinsale's 17th sprint distance triathlon, 'King of the Hill', took place on Saturday, July 25, 2015. The course is a National...

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VIDEO AND PICTURES: Skibbereen Arts Festival

The Opening of the Skibbereen Arts FestivalVideo and Pictures by Denis Scannell Family fun, music, literature, exhibitions and a spectacular...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 5:41pm Read More

Video: Cork’s young filmmakers put through their paces in Mallow

At the Cork Young Filmmakers summer film week at the Big Blue Cube, Mallow, was Kia O’Connell ready on the...

Thursday, 23/07/15 - 12:47pm Read More

National Sport

TWEETS: Ulster Camogie criticised for statement on Poc Fada ‘sexism’ row

Ulster Camogie issued a statement this afternoon regarding coverage of the recent Ulster GAA Poc Fada competition, but many commentators feel it didn’t address the central issue.Catherine McGourty from Down expressed her when she won the women’s competition. At the...

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VIDEO & TWEETS: Punters respond to #AskTed hashtag exactly as you’d expect

If you didn’t see it unfold live on RTÉ and Twitter yesterday evening - the #AskTed hashtag started by the...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 3:09pm Read More

Luis leaves Chelsea to return to Atletico

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website.The 29-year-old Brazilian,...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 2:21pm Read More

Vermuelen boost for injury hit Springboks

South Africa are confident of arriving at the World Cup with a clean bill of health despite being ravaged by...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 2:15pm Read More

PICS: The ‘Cork team bus’ is up for sale on Done Deal

Cork GAA fans are having a tough time of it. They had to cope with exiting both All-Ireland competitions at...

Tuesday, 28/07/15 - 1:58pm Read More