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Cork News

Guns, cash, antiques and paintings seized in garda searches

Gardaí investigating organised criminal activity have seized guns, cash, antiques and paintings in a series of raids  at a number of locations in counties Cork, Kildare, Dublin and Louth this morning. As part of an ongoing investigation into organised criminal activity,...

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Dwyer trial: Angler describes day he found bondage gear in lake

An angler has told Graham Dwyer's murder trial that he fished out bondage cuffs, a black blindfold and a rubber...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 12:30pm Read More

Pana shows signs of life as retailers on the move

PATRICK Street, is showing signs of renewed activity with a number of retailers taking up positions in prime units on...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 8:51am Read More

44 on trolleys in Cork emergency departments

THE number of people on trolleys in Cork city’s two emergency departments was 44 yesterday. There were 20 patients on...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 8:47am Read More

Rochestown home can be yours for just €1.3m

3 Eyrecourt, Garryduff , Rochestown, Cork
A ROCHESTOWN house has gone on the market for more than €1.3m. Adjacent to Garryduff Sport Centre and Mount Oval,...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 8:43am Read More


College friends to raise vital funds to help Sophie fight Lyme disease

Sophie Moore, a CIT student who is suffering from Lymes disease.
A 22-year-old student has sent a heartfelt thanks to her friends at CIT who are using their RAG Week to raise funds for her medical treatment. Sophie Moore, a 22-year-old CIT student was diagnosed with chronic Lyme disease in June...

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Cork’s Valerie Mulcahy delighted with ‘flood of support’ since Donal Óg documentary

Cork footballer Valerie Mulcahy. Picture: Inpho
CORK LADIES footballer Valerie Mulcahy has said the reaction to her ‘coming out’ has been overwhelmingly positive, writes MARY WHITE....

Wednesday, 21/01/15 - 9:40am Read More

Oscar joy for Castlemagner man Will

Will Collins
  CORK screenwriter Will Collins said he couldn’t sleep after the shock of being nominated for an Oscar. Mr Collins,...

Saturday, 17/01/15 - 10:26am Read More


High-order vocal collaboration

Karan Casey tells RONAN LEONARD about the opportunity that arose to tour with Maura O’Connell THE Triskel Christchurch’s 2015 live music programme starts off with a concert of the highest order, a double bill of vocalists Karan Casey and Maura...

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Nelligan puts a fresh sound on songs from a century ago

Clockwise from bottom left: Claribel (AKA Charlotte Alington Barnard) who wrote I Cannot Sing The Old Songs. Alfred Lord Tennyson as painted by John Everett Millais. Tennyson’s 1889 poem Crossing The Bar became the basis of several musical interpretations. Baritone George MacFarlane who sang Can’t You Hear Me Callin’, Caroline? in 1914. Irish tenor John McCormack, who sang Oft In The Stilly Night in 1907 and in 1942. In the picture frame, mezzo-soprano Christine Miller who sang The Slumber Boat and Oft In The Stilly Night in 1914. At the piano, violinist Efrem Zimbalist and his wife, soprano Alma Gluck, who recorded The Monotone and Old Folks at Home in 1914. James Joyce is also pictured, for his connection to the song Oft In The Stilly Night.
Don O’Mahony interviews David Nelligan about taking old pop songs and giving them a modern twist on his new album...

Thursday, 11/12/14 - 4:21pm Read More

Elastic Sleep stretch out their success

Elastic Sleep Evening Echo
Mark McAvoy chats with guitarist and vocalist of Elastic Sleep Chris Somers about the secret to their success COUNTING My Bloody...

Thursday, 04/12/14 - 3:09pm Read More

National News

School in the North removed as a polling station after protests

A school in the North will not be used as a polling station in the UK General Election after "hostile" loyalist protests during voting last year.The demonstration was held outside Howard Primary School in Moygashel, Co Tyrone, during the May...

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US police release surveillance footage after shooting of Limerick garda

US police are seeking two men, seen in surveillance footage, in relation to the shooting of an off-duty garda in...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 8:16am Read More

Bill on e-cigarettes due to be launched today

A bill aimed at regulating the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes is being launched this morning. At the moment, there...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 7:45am Read More

Shatter letter asked Ceann Comhairle for exclusion from inquiry into Garda malpractice

It has emerged that Alan Shatter wrote to the Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett trying to stop a Commission of Investigation...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 7:26am Read More

Study finds sexes on similar levels in hazardous college alcohol consumption

A new study has found university students are drinking more with female students consume as much, if not more, alcohol...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 7:14am Read More

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Cork Sport

Rebels keep the faith for final against Limerick

Jimmy Barry Murphy 24/1/2015
JIMMY BARRY-MURPHY has stuck with the bulk of the players who have been on duty in Cork’s progress to the Waterford Crystal Cup final against Limerick in Mallow tomorrow, 7pm. There are two changes from the team that beat Clare...

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Mourneabbey’s O’Sullivan to captain footballers

CIARA O’SULLIVAN will captain Cork in 2015. The Mourneabbey player was nominated to do so by her club, which won...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 8:56am Read More

Rebels opt for safety first though Shields misses out

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CORK will be without captain Michael Shields for this Sunday’s league opener against Dublin at Páirc Uí Rinn, 2pm.  Shields...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 11:39am Read More

Cahalane: Fight for places will be keen

DAMIEN CAHALANE believes that competition for places on the Cork hurling team over the coming months will be greater than...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 8:59am Read More

Forrest gets stuck in to his new role

Edmund Forrest
SINCE being elected as public relations officer of the Cork County Board at December’s convention, Edmund Forrest has been immersed...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 8:57am Read More


Keep it healthy with quick and easy on the go snacks

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Health and fitness expert Dan Sweeney has some delicious recipes for healthy snack options to beat the sugar cravings WE are heading into our last 10 days of the month and you have got to agree that it has flown...

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It’s time to beat the January beauty blues

WELL, Christmas is well and truly behind us, and it’s January, the start of a new year but also a...

Thursday, 15/01/15 - 10:37am Read More

Suzie’s new lease of life

At 36 years of age and weighing 20 stone, SUZIE CADOGAN knew she needed to turn her life around. She...

Tuesday, 23/12/14 - 1:07pm Read More

How 50 Shades created a boom in saucy products!

Catherine Cooney in the Cork city Ann Summers shop
  Men prefer red, while women opt for black. We’re talking lingerie, and as the Christmas season arrives, CHRIS DUNNE...

Monday, 08/12/14 - 3:41pm Read More

Why this country must dump this outrageous ‘dating coach’

CONTROVERSIAL: Julien Blanc has caused a storm with his remarks offering advice to men on how to pick up women – and now he wants to come to Cork
FREEDOM of speech is all very well, we live in a democracy after all. But sometimes, people spouting odious and...

Wednesday, 03/12/14 - 4:02pm Read More

National Sport

Murray responds to Mauresmo critics

Andy Murray hit back at the critics of his coach Amelie Mauresmo after reaching his fourth Australian Open final in six years in Melbourne.Murray recovered from losing the opening set to win 6-7 (6/8) 6-0 6-3 7-5 against Tomas Berdych...

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Diego Costa faces hearing over alleged stamp against Liverpool

Chelsea striker Diego Costa will discover later today whether he must serve a suspension for violent conduct, with his case...

Friday, 30/01/15 - 6:10am Read More

Costa to contest violent conduct charge

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is contesting the Football Association's charge for violent conduct - a move which has the full...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 6:32pm Read More

British FA backs Prince Ali for FIFA

The Football Association has formally nominated Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein as a candidate to stand against Sepp Blatter for...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 6:25pm Read More

McIlroy holes seven birdies to stand in second place in Dubai

Rory McIlroy confessed the conditions were almost too easy as he joined a host of players in cashing in on...

Thursday, 29/01/15 - 4:58pm Read More