• Rocketman Jack Crotty
  • Derval O'Rourke
  • EE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
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  • Bus Éireann announces new fleet, and service additions to Mahon Point area
  • Derek Burke of Cork band Crystal Swing, getting birthday kisses from other band members, mum Mary and Sister Dervla in Harrington's Bakery, Youghal, where he was presented with a cake to mark the occasion of his 21th birthday.
Picture: David Keane.
Rocketman Jack CrottyDerval O'RourkeEE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.Bus Éireann announces new fleet, and service additions to Mahon Point areaDerek Burke of Cork band Crystal Swing, getting birthday kisses from other band members, mum Mary and Sister Dervla in Harrington's Bakery, Youghal, where he was presented with a cake to mark the occasion of his 21th birthday.
Picture: David Keane.

Cork News

Derek in swing despite new band

Derek Burke of Cork band Crystal Swing, getting birthday kisses from other band members, mum Mary and Sister Dervla in Harrington's Bakery, Youghal, where he was presented with a cake to mark the occasion of his 21th birthday.
Picture: David Keane.
CRYSTAL Swing fans can rest assured that the band is stronger than ever, with guitarist Derek Burke confirming that he is not leaving the East Cork three piece. Derek, who has recently been spotted performing with trad and rock band...

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Watch Ballycotton RNLI rescue dolphin stranded in bogland

The RNLI at Ballycotton was called out yesterday evening to help a dolphin that was stranded due to extreme high...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 1:46pm Read More

96/1 festival was a great success

EE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.
Large crowds enjoyed the  96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children’s Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place over the...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 11:14am Read More

Cork is fourth friendliest city

Property   Patrick Street, Cork.
pic denis scannell
CORK is one of the friendliest cities in the world, according to the readers of a popular travel magazine. Travel...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 10:35am Read More

Army detonates old grenade found on Cork farm

The army bomb disposal team has carried out a controlled explosion in Mallow in Cork after an historic grenade was...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 2:36pm Read More

Cork Sport

More injury woes for Davy Russell after fall in Cork

Davy Russell could be out of action for the next two months after he suffered a broken arm and a broken foot in a fall at Cork yesterday. Russell was preparing to ride Meadowlands in the Family Day Out Maiden...

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Time for Cork to look outside the county for a successor to Jimmy Barry Murphy

GAA Hurling All Ireland Championship Semi-Final 17/8/2014
Cork 
Selector Kieran Kingston and manager Jimmy Barry Murphy
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie
FORMER All Ireland winning selector with Clare, Evening Echo columnist Tony Considine believes that there should be a coming together...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 8:12am Read More

Jimmy gave it everything in his second coming

Jimmy-Barry Murphy 26/7/2015
By John Horgan Hurling JIMMY Barry-Murphy’s final remark as the Cork senior hurling manager in the immediate aftermath of the...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:11pm Read More

Attitude sees Cork avenge Munster final loss to Kerry

Cork v Kerry - TG4 Ladies Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final
Mary White  ATTITUDE was key to Cork securing a place in their fifth success All-Ireland final captain Ciara O’Sullivan admitted...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 1:05pm Read More

JBM made the right call but he’ll be missed

Galway v Cork - GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Éamonn Murphy JUST because the timing was right doesn’t mean the news didn’t sting.  There was no clamour for Jimmy...

Sunday, 30/08/15 - 9:26am Read More

Gaeilge

Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí

Downtown

Plenty of faults in Paper Towns

File photo of Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne at a screening of Paper Towns in Los Angeles, on 18/07/15.  See PA Feature FILM Delevingne. Picture credit should read: DAVID CROTTY/PatrickMcMullan.com/PA Photos. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature FILM Delevingne. UK REGIONAL PAPERS AND MAGAZINES, PLEASE REMOVE FROM ALL COMPUTERS AND ARCHIVES BY 25/08/15
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Cara O’Doherty’s review of Paper Towns: Release date August 21, Cert 12a, rating: ** THE Fault in Our Stars reduced thousands of movie-goers to tears. Based on a book of the same name, it raked in more than €300 million at...

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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...

Friday, 24/07/15 - 2:34pm Read More

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

National News

Third of Irish people spend 20+ hours online, says survey

More than a third of Irish people are spending over 20 hours online per week, according to a new survey. The research, from price comparison and switching website Switcher.ie, also found that a quarter of broadband users spend between 11-20...

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Shoe linked to Japanese tourist washes up on Clare beach

A shoe believed to belong to a missing Japanese woman, whose partner’s body was pulled from the sea on Sunday,...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:39pm Read More

Government urged to tackle child obesity crisis

Calls are being made for more to be done to tackle Ireland’s childhood obesity rates. Children as young as two...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:15pm Read More

Two in court after garda seriously injured by stolen car

Two people have appeared in court today charged in connection with an incident in Dublin in which a Garda was...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 2:54pm Read More

Children ‘forced to urinate on floor’ at Dublin care unit

Two children in care were forced to urinate on the floor of an isolation unit and another had to wash...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:10pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

Rocket Man’s food career has lift off!

Rocketman Jack Crotty
One of Cork’s up and coming foodies, Jack Crotty is known as The Rocket Man, He talks to REBECCA CRONIN about his love of cooking, his travels and his latest project, called BAIT AS Jack Crotty settles into his chair,...

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Is it time to legalise prostitution?

Prostitution has become one of the big issues of our age: Do we legalise some of it, all or none…...

Saturday, 29/08/15 - 3:32pm Read More

Born 100 years ago today, Cork artist Patrick Hennessy

One of Cork’s greatest ever painters, Patrick Hennessy, was born 100 years ago today. COLETTE SHERIDAN finds out about a...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 12:12pm Read More

WOW

Say no to boring school lunches

Derval O'Rourke
As more than 555,000 primary school kids return to the classroom this autumn, we share some nutritional tips and recipes for lunch-boxes VARIETY, balance and adventure are the important ingredients for getting lunch-boxes right. So says Dr Marianne Walsh, Nutrition...

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Designer of our rebel Rose dress

Cork; Aoife Murphy; pictured on stage with Daithi O'Se during the Live Rose of Tralee TV show held in the dome . 
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She has been called one of Ireland’s hottest new designers… we talk to Valerie O’Shea,who designed the Cork Rose’s dress...

Wednesday, 19/08/15 - 2:33pm Read More

I want to show women that there is nothing a girl from Cork can’t do

Margaret
From a farm in Co Cork to Silicon Valley, Margaret Burgraff is now a high-flying working mum in California. She...

Thursday, 13/08/15 - 12:24pm Read More

We’ll remember our sister Ger with every step of the marathon

EEjob 27/07/2015 NEWS   Maria Barry of Youghal, is running in the Echo Mini marathon in memory of her Sister Geraldine, pictured here with her daughter Alice and her sister Irene Hennessy.
Picture: Denis Scannell
As the family of Ger Swayne prepare to run the Evening Echo mini-marathon this September, in memory of their sister,...

Thursday, 06/08/15 - 12:49pm Read More

My quest for a holistic cancer centre in my mother’s memory

Rachel Ireland
Inspired by the death of her mother, Douglas-based Rachel Ireland plans to open a holistic centre so that cancer patients...

Friday, 31/07/15 - 4:27pm Read More

Video

96/1 festival was a great success

EE LIVE NEWS   29/08/2015 ... 
Enjoying the 96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children's Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place. The Evening Echo was a media partner.  
Picture: Denis Minihane.
Video with this.
Large crowds enjoyed the  96/1 Music Festival, Cork, affiliated with iCAN, Irish Children’s Arthritis Netork, at Emmet Place over the weekend.   The Evening Echo was a media partner in the event.     Follow @CorkEveningEcho

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VIDEO: Musgrave Triathlon 2015

The triathlon is a fun challenge, with the sole purpose of raising as much funds as possible for charity. Video...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:00pm Read More

VIDEO: Rosscarbery Horse Fair 2015

    The town of Rosscarbery came to life with the arrival of numerous stalls and dozens of horses and...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 9:13am Read More

National Sport

Opinions on The Sunday Game are not the ‘letter of the GAA law’

By Peter McNamara Everybody, it seems, is having a cut off of The Sunday Game crew, be it those on the live transmission or the personnel tasked with compiling the highlights package. Joe Brolly, Colm O’Rouke and Pat Spillane in...

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Lindegaard could choose to leave Man United for West Brom

West Brom are reportedly in talks with Manchester United over a deal for goalkeeper Anders Lindegaard. Baggies boss Tony Pulis...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:18pm Read More

O’Neill accepts transfer may mean he releases players from Ireland duty

Republic of Ireland boss Martin O’Neill will not stand in the way of any of his players tying up a...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 3:11pm Read More

Time called on Hurricane Fly career

Hurricane Fly, one of the greatest hurdlers in the history of jumps racing, has been retired. Time has been called...

Monday, 31/08/15 - 2:26pm Read More

Reports Chelsea interested in Nantes defender Djilobodji

Chelsea are bidding to solve their defensive troubles with Senegal defender Papy Djilobodji as a switch from Nantes nears completion....

Monday, 31/08/15 - 1:59pm Read More