• Paul Horgan arriving at court. Pic: Larry Cummins
  • Colette Twomey,
  • Beattie
  • Nemo Rangers v Killarney Legion - AIB Munster GAA Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final
  • Jonathan Lyne tackles Paul Kerrigan 15/11/2015
Paul Horgan arriving at court. Pic: Larry CumminsColette Twomey,BeattieNemo Rangers v Killarney Legion - AIB Munster GAA Senior Club Football Championship Semi-FinalJonathan Lyne tackles Paul Kerrigan 15/11/2015

Cork News

Kelly Leslie missing from Cork

Gardaí in Cork are appealing for help in tracing a missing man in his 30s. 32-year-old Kelly Leslie has not been seen since leaving his home at Maryborough Hill this morning, it is believed he is driving a gold coloured...

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Cork doctor jailed for sexual assault of teenage patient

A Cork GP has been jailed for two years for the sexual assault of a teenage patient over 25 years...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 6:29pm Read More

Pfizer urged to place world headquarters in Cork

MINISTER of State Dara Murphy has called for Pfizer’s global headquarters to be located in Cork in a move that...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 12:10pm Read More

Flights to Menorca from Cork next summer

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BALEARIC island Menorca has been added to the list of summer destinations from Cork Airport for 2016. Lee Travel and...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 12:07pm Read More

Houses searched as part of Garda operation into sham marriages

Eleven people have been arrested after a crackdown on so-called sham marriages. Forty-two searches of homes and businesses were launched...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 4:18pm Read More

Cork Sport

Beattie and O’Sullivan commit to Cork City

Mark Sull
Noel Spillane Soccer HONEYMOONER Mark O’Sullivan has agreed a new deal with Cork City for next season, while Steven Beattie has also committed his future to Turner’s Cross. Former Avondale United man O’Sullivan, who netted 21 league goals in 56...

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Nemo must be focused to avoid a slip-up

Nemo Rangers v Killarney Legion - AIB Munster GAA Senior Club Football Championship Semi-Final
Mark Woods  Football NEMO Rangers stalwart, Dylan Mehigan, has warned against any complacency going into the Munster club final against...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 1:54pm Read More

Cork’s best club hurlers and footballers in contention for All-Star awards

Ballygunner v Glen Rovers - AIB Munster GAA Senior Club Hurling Championship Semi-Final
GAA THE Reardens Club All-Star nominations for 2015 have been revealed with county champions Glen Rovers and Nemo Rangers leading...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 1:13pm Read More

Man United’s Class of ’92 push Cobh soccer star back in the limelight

Steve O'Hall
NOEL SPILLANE talks to Cobh’s STEVE O’HALLORAN who is dovetailing his football career at Salford City with a physiotherapy degree...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:22pm Read More

Midleton boss says Lehane should be rested until closer to championship

Conor Lehane is tackled by Daithi Burke 26/7/2015
Therese O’Callaghan Hurling CORK forward Conor Lehane should be kept in cold storage until the latter stages of next year’s...

Tuesday, 24/11/15 - 12:21pm Read More


Léargas ar chuimhní scoile i leabhar nua


Good, but I’m not hungry for more

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
  The Hunger Games: MockingJay – Part 2, out tomorrow, 12a ****  Review by Cara O’Doherty AND now the end is near… After three films the final installment of The Hunger Games is here. Hungrily anticipated by fans of the...

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Full Steam Ahead for Slow Motion Heroes

Slow Motion Heroes
It’s been a long time coming, but the Cork band are about to release their debut album IT HAS been...

Thursday, 24/09/15 - 3:09pm Read More

Looking back at the way forward

Keith Lawlor
Mike McGrath talks to drummer Keith Lawler, from giveamanakick, about his new music app Firestage IT must be a strange...

Thursday, 10/09/15 - 3:38pm Read More

National News

IFA president Eddie Downey has resigned

The IFA executive council has received the resignation of the organisation’s president, Eddie Downey, during a crisis meeting this evening. A new president is due to be elected within two months, according to the IFA’s constitution. The consequences of an...

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No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth €2,920,696. The numbers drawn were 2, 5, 7, 16, 46 and...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:55pm Read More

Suspect device found in Cavan housing estate

A suspect device has been discovered at the rear of a house in a Cavan housing estate. The device was...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:42pm Read More

Pat Smith receives severance package totalling €2m

It is reported the former General Secretary of the Irish Farmers Association agreed a severance package totalling €2m, when he...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 8:56pm Read More

Court rejects application to have charges against Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy dropped

The judges at the Special Criminal Court trial of prominent republican Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy for alleged tax evasion have rejected...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 6:16pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


Proof of our pudding is in the expanding

Colette Twomey,
With a new state of the art complex and visitor centre due to open next year , Chris Dunne talks to the woman behind Clonakilty Blackpudding Co, Colette Twomey, about the family business which is now a global success story...

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A South Ring Road toll will backfire spectacularly

Traffic build at the Dunkettle Roundabout.
Pic: Gavin Browne
THERE’S one suggestion guaranteed to enrage all Cork drivers, and that’s the notion of slapping a toll anywhere along the...

Monday, 23/11/15 - 3:08pm Read More

Postcards were the Facebook of their day

Author Peter O'Shea from Ballycotton, with sons, Edward in the middle and James, out fishing last October.
  His grandmother collected sacks of postcards when she moved to Ballycotton in the 1960s… now Peter O’Shea is preparing...

Friday, 20/11/15 - 4:02pm Read More


‘Ex’ hounded me in Facebook campaign

As a major international campaign against domestic violence gets underway today, Martina O’Donoghue looks at what is happening in Cork to mark it WHEN Emma Murphy, a young mother-of-two, posted a video on her Facebook page earlier this year outlining...

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My shoe obsession has become an award-winning business

DKANE 07/10/2015REPRO FREEHolly Breen from WALK Shoes, who are celebrating having scooped three noteworthy awards recently, including the top prize at the international ART Shoes window display competition, a national Irish Domain Registry (IEDR) award, and Cork’s ‘Most Environmentally Friendly Business' award from Junior Chamber Ireland.Pic Darragh Kane.
She returned from Oz during the recession and opened a store when many were closing theirs. Jenny Regan talks to...

Thursday, 19/11/15 - 3:24pm Read More

“I left school at 13 but thanks to Bruach Eile I am an ‘A’ student”

Pictured is Cllr. Michael Nugent, Deputy Lord Mayor of Cork City presenting Rebecca Crowley with the Fetac Certificate in Employability Skills at Bruac Eile, on 10th November. Photo by Sean Jefferies Photography.
Women who have battled issues ranging from homelessness to addiction and domestic violence, or faced an uphill struggle in education...

Wednesday, 18/11/15 - 3:32pm Read More

“For a long time there wasn’t enough money to feed all of us”

Tracy Desmond Trace of Cakes
Cork mum of three Tracy Desmond has been named Business Parent of the Year in a national awards. She talks...

Wednesday, 11/11/15 - 2:16pm Read More

From a Hairdresser to a Plasterer

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For six years Valerie Finnegan Cahill has travelled to South Africa to volunteer – this year, she tells Jane McNamara,...

Thursday, 05/11/15 - 3:00pm Read More


Video: Shear Class for Hairdressing Grads

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Echo News/Irish Examiner.
City North College of Further Education Graduation Ceremony, Knocknaheeny, Cork. 
Megan Punch, Erika Morey, both from Farranree and Hailey Crowley, Blarney Street, all graduated in Hairdressing.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Congratulations to everyone who graduated from City North College of Further Education, Knocknaheeny yesterday. — Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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Video: Cork pays their respects to Paris victims

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Paris attacks, Book of Condolences, City Hall, Cork.
Patrica Mallen, Hon. French Consul in Cork, signs the Book of Condolences, with Nora Callanan, President Alliance Francaise De Cork, Kathleen Lynch TD, Lt. Col. Ray O'Lehan, 1 Brigade Collins Barracks, Cllr Terry Shannon, Lord Mayor Cllr Chris O'Leary and Cllr Ken O'Flynn.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
A Book of Condolences opened at City Hall today so people could pay their respects to those who list their...

Monday, 16/11/15 - 2:33pm Read More

VIDEO: Cork Science Week Festival

This year from November 9th to 20th, Cork Science Festival will deliver numerous workshops and shows to over 2,500 students...

Sunday, 15/11/15 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Champions League round-up: Nervous end for Rafa Benitez as Real Madrid edge seven-goal thriller

Rafael Benitez was subjected to a nerve-jangling climax at Lviv Arena as Real Madrid conceded three late goals in their 4-3 Champions League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk. Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice while Luka Modric and Dani Carvajal also scored to...

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Paul Scholes criticises United attack: ‘They don’t look good enough’

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes does not believe his old club have the quality up front to be a...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:40pm Read More

Manchester United’s Champions League hopes in doubt after scoreless draw

Manchester United’s chances of making the last 16 of the Champions League were left in the balance following a frustrating...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:15pm Read More

Juve leapfrog Man City to secure group-stage progression

Juventus 1 Manchester City 0 Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus leapfrogged Manchester City in Champions League Group...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 10:01pm Read More

Monaghan minor hurlers dismayed by unequal treatment after jersey dispute

By Stephen Barry The Monaghan minor hurling panel have expressed their anger and disappointment at their unequal treatment by the...

Wednesday, 25/11/15 - 9:37pm Read More