Cork News

Inspirational Cork teen shares mother’s suicide note to spark conversation about mental health and depression

Oisín Kenny, who recently received his mother’s suicide note, fifteen years after her death, speaks to Kelly O’Brien about the importance of speaking out about mental health, suicide, and depression.  AN INSPIRATIONAL teenager who received his mother’s suicide note 15...

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Cork bus drivers say: ‘Cut our pay and we strike’

Bus Eireann drivers in Cork are afraid for their livelihoods after a raft of cuts were announced by the company...

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Cork Port traffic decreases due to zinc mine closure

TRAFFIC through the Port of Cork decreased slightly last year due to the closure of a mine in Tipperary and...

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€5m Square Deal for student flats

CORK city looks set to welcome yet another large-scale student development, following the successful €5m sale of a vacant building...

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Outgoing UCC President calls for major changes in the Irish health system

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy has called for major changes in the Irish health system in an effort to retain...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:08pm Read More

Cork Sport

Tommy O’Donnell returns for Munster against Racing

Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has made three changes to the Munster side for tomorrow’s Champions Cup clash against Racing 92 at Thomond Park. Tommy O’Donnell, James Cronin and Ronan O’Mahony come into the starting XV as Munster target the...

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Horgan: The Cork hurlers have the best facilities they can get

THE only way is up for the Cork hurlers after a hugely disappointing 2016 campaign according to marquee forward Patrick...

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VIDEO: Beating the Harty Cup holders made victory extra special for Midleton CBS

John Horgan Hurling BEDLAM reigned all around him after the replay win over Ardscoil Rís, and as players and supporters...

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Kavanagh hoping to recharge his career with Cork City

IRISH U21 international and Cork City defender, John Kavanagh has signed a new contract for the Leesiders. The 22-year-old from...

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McMenamin and Corkery believe coaches must put faith in their players

Éamonn Murphy GAA WITH Briege Corkery and Ryan McMenamin on the stage, the Ladies Football Association couldn’t have chosen a...

Friday, 20/01/17 - 10:55am Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Triskel Christchurch is set to host its second ECM Weekend. Don O’Mahony talks to Triskel’s artistic director Tony Sheehan about what’s involved in celebrating the prestigious label. IT IS said that the motto of the Munich-based label ECM Records is...

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Singing with emotion

Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

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Eclectic line-up gets city in the swing

With gigs and events happening throughout the Jazz Weekend, Mike McGrath-Bryan takes a look at the highlights THE Cork Jazz...

Friday, 28/10/16 - 4:02pm Read More

National News

Drama in mid-air after crew member (said to be captain) falls ill; flight diverts to Shannon

By Pat Flynn A transatlantic flight diverted to Shannon Airport early today after a member of the flight crew fell ill. United flight UA-946 was travelling from Washington in the US to Amsterdam when the crew declared a medical emergency...

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€37.5 MILLION worth of cannabis seized

Gardaí and Revenue officers have seized a massive consignment of herbal cannabis, worth an estimated €37.5m. The haul was made...

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No newsflash ‘for now’ from Gerry Adams on future as SF leader

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams says there are no plans for any announcement about his own future as party leader...

Friday, 20/01/17 - 3:34pm Read More

Brendan Smyth’s sex crimes ‘ignored to protect good name of Church’

The crimes of predatory priest Brendan Smyth were ignored to protect the good name of the Catholic church, a public...

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North’s victims of abuse ‘should get up to £100,000 compensation’

Victims of historic child abuse in the North should receive state-backed compensation payments of up to £100,000, an inquiry has...

Friday, 20/01/17 - 2:58pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

The voice of an angel, soul of a poet, heart of a lion — our friend Hugh

An award winning musical will be performed next month, writes LINDA KENNY, in memory of a very special Cork singer and actor READING over the lyrics of the classic Impossible Dream, the best-known song from the award-winning musical Man Of...

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Fighting Words project in Cork

  Free story-telling workshops are to take place in Cork for primary schoolchildren, writes MARY ROSE MCCARTHY, as Graffiti Theatre...

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Trim back inter county ‘weed’ to halt GAA’s step on slippery slope

By John Arnold I AM genuinely worried about the future of the GAA. When I first got involved in the...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:53pm Read More

WOW

Finding where happiness lives

Swap the weight of having it all, to having more with less… that’s the mantra of Annemarie O’Connor’s new book, writes EMMA CONNOLLY WE expected Christmas to be exhausting — and we were right. What we had forgotten was how...

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The family-friendly jobs match maker

A mum of two has set up a recruitment agency aimed at parents who wish to work flexible hours or...

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Going behind prison walls for film dream

    As the film Young Offenders continues to break boxoffice records, another movie filmed in Cork city, Maze, is one...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:59pm Read More

The rise of the ‘Serial Dieter’ in modern life

There’s a new form of eating disorder, ‘Serial Dieting’ says Cork psychotherapist Emma Murphy. She talks to MARTINA O’DONOGHUE about...

Saturday, 14/01/17 - 2:51pm Read More

Cancer campaign is ‘too close to the bone’ says Cara

By Colette Sheridan For soprano Cara O’Sullivan, a cancer survivor, the Irish Cancer Society’s provocative advertisement campaign is “a bit...

Thursday, 12/01/17 - 1:56pm Read More

Video

VIDEO: Beating the Harty Cup holders made victory extra special for Midleton CBS

John Horgan Hurling BEDLAM reigned all around him after the replay win over Ardscoil Rís, and as players and supporters celebrated Midleton CBS selector Tim Collins reflected on the achievement. The East Cork school had been due to make their...

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Outgoing UCC President calls for major changes in the Irish health system

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy has called for major changes in the Irish health system in an effort to retain...

Thursday, 19/01/17 - 2:08pm Read More

Over 60’s talent competition launched in Cork

The biggest social event for senior citizens in Ireland was launched in Cork yesterday. The Over 60s competition is now...

Tuesday, 17/01/17 - 3:09pm Read More

National Sport

FIFA clears Joel Matip to play for Liverpool

Liverpool defender Joel Matip has been cleared to play by FIFA after it dismissed the club-versus-country case which had been rumbling on for several weeks. The Reds confirmed the world governing body has said there is no case against the...

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Saido Berahino completes move to Stoke

Stoke have completed the signing of striker Saido Berahino from West Brom for an initial £12million (€13.9m) on a five-and-a-half-year...

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West Ham complete €9million deal for Southampton captain

West Ham have completed the signing of Southampton defender Jose Fonte for a fee of £8million (€9.25m). The 33-year-old, who...

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Waterford FC’s new crest has received a very mixed reaction online

It’s the week of controversial club rebranding launches, writes Stephen Barry. First there was Juventus, with their minimalist Js replacing...

Friday, 20/01/17 - 9:06pm Read More

‘Fuming’ Everton deny reaching loan agreement with AC Milan for Gerard Deulofeu

Update 9pm: AC Milan have angered Everton by announcing the loan signing of Gerard Deulofeu despite no agreement being reached...

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