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Work in progress on the construction of a new bridge on the Western Road side of the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork.  
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Work in progress on the construction of a new bridge on the Western Road side of the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork.  
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Cork News

New bridge link to Bons Secours hospital

EE LIVE NEWS  (alan healy)  05/12/2016 ... 
Work in progress on the construction of a new bridge on the Western Road side of the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
WORK is under way to install Cork’s latest bridge across the River Lee. It is being constructed across the southern channel replacing the existing bridge that connects Western Road to the rear of the Bon Secours hospital. The work is...

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Feeder schools list highlights inequality

THE 2016 feeder schools list has highlighted evidence of educational inequality in Cork and nationwide. Presentation Brothers College sent 116...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 3:25pm Read More

Cork set for direct flights to New York

DIRECT transatlantic flights from Cork to New York and Boston will begin next summer with prices for one-way tickets as...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 3:24pm Read More

Tragedies pile up on our roads as six killed and 12 injured in just five days

YET another close-knit Cork community has been left “heartbroken” and “devastated” by road death after a popular young Kilworth man...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:53pm Read More

Senior gardaí confirm ‘staggering’ increase in suicides in Cork city

SENIOR gardaí have confirmed a ‘staggering’ increase in deaths by suicide in Cork this past year. Addressing a multi-agency taskforce...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:46pm Read More

Cork Sport

County finalists dominate hurling All-Star selection

Glen Rovers’ Donal Cronin celebrates at the final whistle. Picture: INPHO/Tommy Dickson
Éamonn Murphy Hurling EXPERIENCED Glen Rovers duo Donal Cronin and Brian Moylan are the benchmark for consistency in club hurling on Leeside after collecting their third successive Reardens All-Star awards. Tireless midfielder Cronin and teak-tough defender Moylan were among seven...

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Carbery Rangers lead the way in club football All-Stars

Carbery Rangers' goalkeeper Paul Shanahan celebrates after the county final. Picture: INPHO/Ryan Byrne
Éamonn Murphy Football JOHN O’Rourke and John Hayes became the most decorated footballers in the Reardens Club All-Star scheme after...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 12:12pm Read More

The best club hurlers and footballers in line for All-Star awards

Chris O'Donovan of Carbery Rangers in action against Noel Galvin of Ballincollig. Picture: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile
Éamonn Murphy GAA TONIGHT’S the night where Cork’s best club hurlers and footballers get their opportunity to enjoy the limelight....

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 7:49am Read More

Convention report: Team expenses down after bleak year for the Rebels

Colm O'Driscoll of Cork in action against Ryan McHugh of Donegal last summer. Picture: Daire Brennan/Sportsfile
John Horgan GAA CORK inter-county teams expenses were down to €1,378,135 as compared to €1,442,670 for last season. Cork’s early...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 7:40am Read More

Munster coach says Lam’s departure is a sad day for Irish rugby

Connacht head coach Pat Lam. Picture: INPHO/James Crombie
Seán McCarthy Rugby MUNSTER coach Rassie Erasmus yesterday described the departure of Pat Lam as a ‘sad day for Connacht’...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 7:28am Read More

Gaeilge

Seoladh tionscnamh um chosc ar choireacht

Downtown

Triskel pays tribute to ECM

Anja Lechner and
François Couturier
open Triskel’s ECM
Weekend.
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
Annette Buckley tells Don O’Mahony about her involvement with the Americana-influenced SomeRiseSomeFall collective and why she prefers singing live to...

Friday, 25/11/16 - 3:39pm Read More

Eclectic line-up gets city in the swing

Jazz Horse
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

Man shot in Cork city

There are reports that a man has been shot in Blackpool in Cork city. One man in his 30s has been removed from the scene on the Old Commons Road by ambulance. It is reported he was seriously injured. Gardaí...

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‘It’s like winning the Derby again’ declares trainer of kidnapped champion greyhound

By David Raleigh, in Golden, Co Tipperary The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket – who was dramatically found alive...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 5:16pm Read More

Gardaí seek public’s help in finding missing 73-year-old man

Gardaí in Donegal are seeking the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of a missing man. 73-year-old Jim Boyle who...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 2:54pm Read More

Kenny says CF drug maker is ‘ripping off the taxpayer’

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has accused the maker of a life-saving cystic fibrosis drug of “ripping off the taxpayer” amid growing...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 2:43pm Read More

Offaly GP accused of killing daughter: ‘Everything went quiet and her little lips went blue’

Update 3.10pm: An Offaly GP on trial for the alleged manslaughter of her severely disabled daughter has told her trial...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 4:13pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Puppet panto… it’s like the muppets on Leeside

Irene Kelleher who plays Sleeping Beauty and puppeteers Leslie Burton, Alex Hindmarsh and Michael O'Donnell and a selection of Dowtcha Puppets gearing up for Sleeping Beauty, Cork’s first ever Puppet Pantomime which is presented by Dowtcha Puppets and takes place in the Village Hall on Patrick’s Quay from December 9th to December 30th.  Picture: Clare Keogh.
Dowtcha Puppets will host their first pantomime this month, PAM RYAN talks to those pulling the strings to make the show happen “CORK’S biggest, best and oldest puppetry company,” according to co-founder, Cliff Dolliver, is producing its first Christmas panto...

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Teen refugees explore talents

EXPLORING: This picture was taken by Thamarai
Premareji, from Glouthaune.
Teenagers living in Direct Provision centres in Cork have been given the opportunity to nurture their artistic abilities and discover...

Monday, 05/12/16 - 11:15am Read More

TRAVEL REVIEW: Five star retreat offers luxury and service, second to none

Hayfield Manor
One of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World is here on our doorstep. ELAINE DUGGAN enjoys some peaceful seclusion...

Monday, 05/12/16 - 11:14am Read More

WOW

I’ve done 22 pantos in 25 years, says Kelly Ann

Kelly Ann  Murphy, (centre) who plays Fidget with the parts of Red Riding Hood played by Neassa O'Callaghan and Charlotte O'Halloran   in  the Christmas Pantomime at the Everyman Theatre.
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
            As the curtain prepares to go up at the Everyman for this year’s pantomime, Red Riding Hood, COLETTE SHERIDAN talks to Kelly Ann Murphy about her latest role — having taken part in the...

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Bringing a little festive ‘cheer’ to celebration

Stock shot of women enjoying a drink at a party.
From warming hot-chocolate to flirty festive cocktails and traditional sips, DI CURTIN has rounded up some wonderful Yuletide tipples AS Christmas...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 2:39pm Read More

Festive finger food delights

Mini Spiced Lamb Kofte
with Aromatic Yogurt Dip
Want to stave off your guests’ grumbling tummies ahead of the Christmas Day feast, or tickle the taste buds of...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 2:30pm Read More

How to be the perfect hostess… this Christmas

Dr Geraldine Kidd of  Barnabrow House.
Inviting people to dinner this Christmas? Dr Geraldine Kidd, Director of Barnabrow House, Cloyne, gives tips on how to entertain...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 2:12pm Read More

Toast to a stress free Christmas

A family having Christmas dinner together. Picture: Stock.
Looking to avoid chaos and culinary disasters in the kitchen this December? KATE RYAN of Flavour.ie shares her top tips...

Thursday, 01/12/16 - 2:50pm Read More

Video

Straight Ahead for a worthy medical charity

4th December 2016.........     Taking   part   in the  Cork Santa cycle through the  Cork city last night for the Straight Ahead charity
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
ONE of Cork’s largest gathering of Santa’s pedalled their way through the streets of Cork at the weekend to raise funds for medical charity Straight Ahead. The Cork Santa cycle through Cork City for the Straight Ahead charity last night....

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Husband and wife transform home into a ‘church’

Evening Echo News 23-11-201
Right Bishop Denis Dinneen M.A.O.S.C and Rev. Canon Elena Aloysius VG O.S.C.  of the Celtic Community Church in their apartment in Mallow, Co Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
A MARRIED couple who describe themselves as a bishop and vicar have are bringing religious devotion to new heights after...

Tuesday, 06/12/16 - 2:02pm Read More

WATCH: Cork Santa cycle in aid of children on hospital waiting lists

Hundreds of Santas turned up in full red kit for the inaugural Cork Santa Cycle which took place on Sunday...

Sunday, 04/12/16 - 11:00pm Read More

National Sport

Stephen Kenny: Win or bust attitude the only way for Dundalk

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny feels his side have no other option but to go into their crunch Europa League Group D showdown against Maccabi Tel-Aviv with the mentality of it being a “win-or-nothing game”. Both sides are locked on four...

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WATCH: Heavyweight boxing press conference ends in farce

British professional boxer Dereck Chisora picked up and threw a desk as his pre-fight press conference with Dillian Whyte ended...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 4:43pm Read More

Pat Lam: Anthony Foley’s death a factor in decision to leave Connacht

Connacht coach Pat Lam said that a series of recent incidents, including the sudden death of Munster coach Anthony Foley...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 4:23pm Read More

UEFA charges Celtic for crowd trouble at Manchester City

UEFA has started disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for the behaviour of their supporters during Tuesday’s Champions League game at Manchester...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 3:36pm Read More

Tipperary hurling legend Mick Roche dies

Former Tipperary hurler Mick Roche has died, aged 73. The legendary centre-back won three All-Ireland titles with Tipperary during an...

Wednesday, 07/12/16 - 3:11pm Read More