• President of Network Ireland Deirdre Waldron, Fuzion Communications, Special Guest Speaker Bernice Moran, the Be Sweet Company and President of Network Cork Joan Walsh, Partnership International at the Network Cork Business Women of the Year Awards in the Imperial Hotel, Cork.
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  • Students St Peter's Community School in Passage, doing yoga.
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  • One of the consultation sessions in Blarney during the planning phase for the Cork to Limerick Motorway.
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President of Network Ireland Deirdre Waldron, Fuzion Communications, Special Guest Speaker Bernice Moran, the Be Sweet Company and President of Network Cork Joan Walsh, Partnership International at the Network Cork Business Women of the Year Awards in the Imperial Hotel, Cork.
Pic Darragh KaneStudents St Peter's Community School in Passage, doing yoga.Cobh-Town-Cathedral_panoOne of the consultation sessions in Blarney during the planning phase for the Cork to Limerick Motorway.
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Cork News

Experts rubbish claims Cobh has Ireland’s highest cancer rate

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THE Interim Director of the National Cancer Registry has rubbished concerning claims that Cobh has the highest cancer rates in the country. Responding to an article published in several media outlets this week, Dr Harry Comber of the Cork-based research...

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€1bn motorway between Cork and Limerick is back on the agenda

One of the consultation sessions in Blarney during the planning phase for the Cork to Limerick Motorway.
Picture: Richard Mills.
THE long-mooted motorway between Cork and Limerick is back on the agenda and could be resurrected in the life of...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 11:40am Read More

Bomb scare shuts down Cork school

A BOMB scare closed a primary school in Whitegate outside Midleton yesterday. The threat appeared to be part of a...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 11:17am Read More

Cork historic house auction fetches €850,000

A section of the crowd attending the auction of contents of Lotabeg House, at The Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork.
Picture: David Keane.
ABOUT €850,000 was made when 83% of the contents of an exceptional Cork property — Lotabeg House on the Lower...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 11:12am Read More

Cork Gardaí issue sunshine warning to drivers

The N40 South Ring Road, scene of a multi-vehicle crash yesterday.
Pic Denis Scannell
GARDAÍ have issued a warning to motorists about bright sunshine after a number of road accidents and lucky escapes in...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 10:59am Read More

Cork Sport

New identity didn’t suit Cork’s natural attacking style

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The Christy O’Connor column FIVE minutes into the second half of Sunday’s Munster quarter-final, the heavens opened in Thurles. For many Cork supporters on the Town End terrace, it gave them the excuse they were probably looking for. A small...

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VIDEO: Evening Echo on board with the Cork City Sports

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ON your marks, get set, go… Now in its 65th year, the Cork City Sports remains one of the highlights...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 9:31am Read More

Cork hurling needs the minor and U21 teams to offer some light at the end of a dark tunnel

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Éamonn Murphy Hurling WHERE to from here for Cork hurling? A paltry tally of 13 points in Semple Stadium and...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 8:39pm Read More

The Considine column: I got it badly wrong about Cork

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The Tony Considine column WHERE do I start? Well, firstly I got it wrong — very wrong — in my...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 8:40am Read More

‘We’d struggle to beat anyone on this display’

Tipperary v Cork - Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Quarter-Final
Rory Noonan Hurling CORK selector, Pat Ryan, summed up the thoughts of the Cork camp after a woeful loss to Tipperary...

Monday, 23/05/16 - 7:18am Read More

Gaeilge

Downtown

Honest, dark … perfectly Frank

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Don O’Mahony talks to The Frank and Walters who visit unchartered territory with Songs from the Walking Wounded HAVING established a reputation for crafting unremittingly upbeat, sunshine-filled tunes that only ever occasionally dipped into the realms of the bittersweet, The...

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Damo’s Goal is To Give it Soul

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Don O’Mahony talks to singer songwriter Damien Dempsey about 1916, a new album and his appeal to fans WHETHER in song...

Friday, 01/04/16 - 2:08pm Read More

… and may the best man win!

Henry Cavill stars as Clark Kent/Superman in Warner Bros. Pictures' Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Review by Cara O’Doherty Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Cert 12a **** BATMAN and Superman are the heavyweights of...

Thursday, 24/03/16 - 3:29pm Read More

National News

Government defeats Sinn Féin’s attempt to abolish Irish Water

The Government has defeated Sinn Féin’s attempt to abolish Irish Water and scrap charges immediately. Fianna Fáil abstained in votes tonight, meaning the minority had comfortable winning margins. In the end the Governments counter motion which basically outlined the compromise...

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Man arrested in connection with Hutch murder released without charge

A man, arrested in connection with the death of Eddie Hutch senior, has been released without charge. The man in...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 9:15pm Read More

Man arrested in connection with Rathmines shooting released without charge

A man, arrested in connection with the death of another man in Rathmines in Dublin, has been released without charge....

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 9:13pm Read More

No winner of Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto Jackpot, worth €2,000,000 Follow @CorkEveningEcho

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 9:06pm Read More

Luas drivers and management to attend Labour Court

Luas drivers and management will attend talks at the Labour Court tomorrow in an effort to resolve their long running...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 8:40pm Read More

Evening Echo Video

Life

VIDEO: Yoga is a great way to reduce stress ahead of exams … so try it at home!

Students enjoying a Yoga class at Crosshaven school Colaiste Muire.
  Stressed, anxious, feeling overwhelmed ahead of Leaving Cert 2016? The Evening Echo, in association with Schools Yoga, have put together a series of video tutorials which will run in the week ahead, to help pupils calm their mind, release...

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I was shocked to learn I had MS, but keeping positive helps me cope

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To mark World MS Day tomorrow, CHRIS DUNNE speaks to two people from Cork who have been diagnosed with the...

Tuesday, 24/05/16 - 3:35pm Read More

Going for Gold! Sculptor Alex in line for art coup

Alex Pertek, sculptor at the National Sculpture Factory, Cork; with his sculpture, that pays homage to the Choctaw Indians who were supportive of the Irish people during the famine, to be installed at Midleton.
Picture: Neil Danton.
Based at the National Sculpture Factory in Cork, Alex Pentek is currently in Australia hoping to win a prestigious commission...

Monday, 23/05/16 - 2:45pm Read More

WOW

Life is sweet for pilot

Bernice Moran, with Network Cork president Joan Walsh, and Network Cork Women in Business awards co-ordinator Karen Fleming. Bernice spoke at the recent Network Cork annual awards.
From flying planes to selling chocolates all over the world, ELAINE DUGGAN hears the success story of entrepreneur, Bernice Moran. She talks about learning to fly in Cork, fitting bras in Roches Stores and how she won Richard Branson over....

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VIDEO: Makeup Tutorial – How to do Brows

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BY Sinead Egan BROWS are so important when it comes to makeup application. A makeup artist who has been in...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 1:29pm Read More

Alice is in wonderland when at home in Cork

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In her memoir, Alice Carey tells the story of how she restored an abandoned Georgian house in West Cork. She...

Thursday, 19/05/16 - 1:20pm Read More

Maye the best woman win in Network Awards

Winner of Best Business in Arts Award and Over All winner Lorraine Maye, Cork Midsummer Festival with President of Network Cork Joan Walsh, Partnership International at the Network Cork Business Women of the Year Awards in the Imperial Hotel, Cork.
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She has worked on major international, national and local cultural events and is now at the helm of Cork’s most...

Wednesday, 18/05/16 - 2:35pm Read More

Food innovator goes back to her Cork roots

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Chef Katie Sanderson returns to her alma mater in Cork this month, to take part in the ‘Irish Women in...

Friday, 13/05/16 - 4:53pm Read More

Video

Cork footballer wins £10k in Dream Goal competition

Colm Coveney from Blackpool Celtic has bagged £10,000 for the club of his choice after being named one of the runners up in the Budweiser Dream Goal 2016 competition. The contest saw thousands of non-league goals sent in to be...

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Corinthians Boys celebrate U16 local cup success in style

11th May 2016.... Corinthian Boys captain Rory Doyle and players celebrate  after defeating   Midleton   in  the Schoolboys under 16 cup final at O'Shea Park, Blarney last night
Picture: Eddie O'Hare
Corinthians Boys 4 Midleton 0 By David McGregor Corinthians Boys were crowned U16 Joma/Sportsgear Direct Cup champions on Wednesday evening in...

Thursday, 12/05/16 - 11:48am Read More

Video: Cork girls join U2’s The Edge in Rome

U2's the Edge and Irish Music Generation Young Ambassadors who performed at the Sistine Chapel in Rome.
Terence MacSwiney Community College Cork ETB, Junior Certificate students, Claudia Sheehan and Nicole Alcock who performed with U2 guitarist, The...

Thursday, 12/05/16 - 10:30am Read More

National Sport

Image rights complicate deal as Mourinho edges closer to United appointment

Jose Mourinho is close to becoming Manchester United manager, although the appointment has been complicated by the fact former club Chelsea own the trademark to his name. Monday brought the end of Louis van Gaal’s uncomfortable two-year residency, with last...

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Westmeath knocked Kilkenny out of the U21 hurling championship and Twitter was overjoyed

Westmeath have beaten Kilkenny in hurling, writes Stephen Barry. I repeat, Westmeath have beaten Kilkenny in hurling! A young Westmeath...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 11:07pm Read More

Rafa Benitez ‘extremely pleased’ as he agrees Newcastle contract

Rafael Benitez has agreed to stay at Newcastle and lead the fight for promotion back to the Barclays Premier League,...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 8:57pm Read More

Rafael Benitez close to agreeing Newcastle deal

Rafael Benitez is believed to be close to agreeing a deal to remain as Newcastle manager. Discussions which began after...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:14pm Read More

Luke Donald hoping to roll back the years at Wentworth

Former world number one Luke Donald hopes being back at the scene of some of his biggest triumphs will kick-start...

Wednesday, 25/05/16 - 5:11pm Read More