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Cork News

Clontarf Bridge reopens to traffic following two month closure

Clontarf Bridge was reopened to traffic this afternoon, two days ahead of schedule. The key bridge had been closed for the past two months for essential repairs and renovation to the 100-year-old structure costing €2.5m. While the bridge will re-open...

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Water bills to dead man upset family

A CORK woman has spoken of her shock and upset after receiving three letters from Irish Water addressed to her deceased...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 9:54am Read More

Capitol planning appeal decision is due January 4

A DECISION on the planning appeal for The Capitol cinema redevelopment will be made by January 4. Cork City Council’s...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 10:19am Read More

Toilet location in Ballincollig Park are in the wrong location

Ballincollig Regional Park
THE Ballincollig Regional Park is finally set to get toilets and changing facilities – but their location has been criticised....

Friday, 28/08/15 - 9:39am Read More

The merger is on! – Cork super-authority to be recommended

Exclusive by Mary Smithwick THE group reviewing the future of local government in Cork is set to recommend the merger...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 11:18am Read More

Cork Sport

Brave Bohane upholding rugby’s club traditions

Cahirmee horse fair
David Corkery  EVER since the game of rugby went professional after the 1995 World Cup how players learn their trade and develop from boys to men has changed considerably. Long gone are the days when the school leaver could just...

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It’s 75 not out for Nults as Sheppard signs new deal

Mark McNulty 9/7/2015
Noel Spillane  CORK City’s ‘Goalkeeper of the Year’ Mark McNulty is assured of a rapturous reception at Turner’s Cross tonight. ...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 7:25am Read More

Doireann is recalled to Cork side as Collig edge out Ballinhassig

CORK have made one change ahead of their All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry on Saturday.  Corner-forward Doireann O’Sullivan (above) returns to the...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 7:05am Read More

VIDEO: Midleton’s touching tribute to rugby stalwart

MIDLETON Rugby Club have played an amazing, heartfelt tribute to stalwart  Mick Cullinane, who last week passed away at the age...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 1:46pm Read More

Playing at Croker was amazing, but I don’t expect an All-Star any time soon

GAA v Gaelic Writers Association
Éamonn Murphy  CROKE Park in August is usually the preserve of the best of the best. Even the top bands...

Thursday, 27/08/15 - 10:16am Read More


Meitheal oibre do phlean teanga Mhúscraí


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
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

Fifth person arrested after Kildare shooting

A fith person has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Co Kildare last Friday. The man in his 30s was arrested this morning in Co Kildare and is being held at Naas Garda station. Gardaí also recovered...

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Anti-austerity TDs look for Minister’s comments on ‘surveillance operation’

Three anti-austerity TDs are demanding a public statement from Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald following a report of a Garda...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 6:44pm Read More

Dublin, Cork and Galway named the world’s friendliest cities

Galway, Dublin and Cork have been voted the friendliest cities in the world by readers of Travel and Leisure magazine....

Friday, 28/08/15 - 6:41pm Read More

TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace facing jail over Shannon Airport security breach

Sources close to Independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace have said they expect to be jailed next month over...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 5:34pm Read More

Sean Fitzpatrick trial decision due tomorrow

The High Court will decide tomorrow whether Sean Fitzpatrick’s criminal trial, set for October, can go ahead. Lawyers for the...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 4:35pm Read More

Evening Echo Video


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 forthcoming exhibition dedicated to his work ONE of Ireland’s most talented artists of the 20th century, Cork-born Patrick Hennessy, was...

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Gudge cake delight

EE features 21/08/2015.
Mercy Fenton Wicked Desserts.
Chester cake.
Pic; Larry Cummins,
Evening Echo staff
NUJ Photographer, Member of the Press Photographers' Association of Ireland.
In her weekly Evening Echo column ‘Baking with Mercy’, Mercy Fenton shares her delicious recipe for Gudge Cake Recently, I...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 3:42pm Read More

Pigs, horses and gluten-free dough as CIT students show off talents

EEjob 21/08/2015
Echo News
Students Steven Williams, Stephen Downey, Claire McAuliffe, Sebastian Schneider, Kelly Lane and Barry Mangan, with their projects at the CIT Student Inc programme, at the CIT Campus in Bishopstown.
Picture: David Keane.
From gluten-free cookie dough to feeding devices for piglets and a way to teach kids how to ride a horse…...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 3:06pm Read More


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 . 
Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD © 
Tralee Co Kerry Ireland Phone 
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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 for The Dome SHE recalls watching the Rose of Tralee with her granny when she was small, bedazzled by all...

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

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

My dream when my boys start school

Angie and husband Azzadine, with Hassan and Hussein
IT has been her “ultimate dream” since the boys were separated, to see them walk hand in hand into primary...

Thursday, 30/07/15 - 12:33pm 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 ponies to its streets.    Video / Pictures Dan Linehan Irish Examiner   The Rosscarbery Horse Fair has been taking...

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Video: Cork City Rocked with New Decades Festival

Cork City publicans celebrated the popular Decades Festival again this year which took place on Friday the 21st  and Saturday...

Wednesday, 26/08/15 - 10:54am Read More

Camden Fort military re-enactments

Camden Fort Meagher, Crosshaven hosted the “Irish Military Living History” Re-enactment Group  at the weekend. IMLH Group are dedicated to bringing history...

Monday, 24/08/15 - 12:41pm Read More

National Sport

WATCH: How will the managers influence Sunday’s Croke Park showdown?

Mayo take on Dublin in the second All-Ireland SFC semi-final on Sunday. A final against Kerry awaits the winner – and both management team would dearly love to be back in Croke Park in September. Our panel Shaun Cronin and...

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Team news from the Premier League

All the team news from around the grounds ahead of Week 4 in the Premier League. Newcastle v Arsenal Saturday...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 5:34pm Read More

PICS: Paulie ahead of last home game: ‘Seems to be a lot of final everythings for me lately!”

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell wants it to be a case of business as usual when he makes his Dublin farewell...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 5:24pm Read More

WATCH: Dave Kearney keen to make his mark; admits nerves about Sunday’s squad decision

Dave Kearney will go into battle against Wales on Saturday knowing that he could hardly have landed a tougher final...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 4:11pm Read More

Rodgers: New arrivals have helped Reds regain their appetite

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes this summer’s signings have given his side a hunger they lost last season. The Reds...

Friday, 28/08/15 - 2:58pm Read More